Healthy Salad Recipes

Believe it or not, all salads are not healthy salads! Whether you're looking for a chicken, tuna, pasta, bean, or a boosted green salad, you'll be sure to find the best in healthy salads and dressings right here.

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15 Unique and Delicious Chicken Salad Recipes

Whether you prefer a traditional mayonnaise base or a pesto remix, these chicken salad recipes are sure to satisfy.
By Emily Goldman

Potato and Green Bean Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 140
Whether eaten warm or out of the fridge, this bright, crunchy potato salad pairs perfectly with grilled meats like pork, steak or chicken.

Classic Egg Salad

Rating: 3 stars 315
Other mix-ins include sliced black olives, chopped fresh parsley, chopped fresh chives, walnut pieces, chopped dill pickles, and capers.

Watermelon, Orange, and Feta Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 149
We love salty-sweet combinations, and this perfect Watermelon, Orange, and Feta lunch salad is a great play on those flavors. It's also got a refreshing crunch.

All-American Potato Salad

Rating: 3 stars 196
Our recipe is a variation on classic American-style potato salad. Warm potatoes are sprinkled with vinegar, dressed in mayonnaise, and mixed with hard-boiled eggs, celery, cornichons, and scallions.

Greek-Style Pasta with Shrimp

Rating: 3.5 stars 33
Make this Greek-Style Pasta with Shrimp for easy summer entertaining. If the pasta salad seems a bit dry, stir in a little more yogurt just before serving.

Broccoli and Chickpea Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 92
Scallions, parsley, and pine nuts dot this nutritious salad.

Classic Chicken Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 335
Try serving this Classic Chicken Salad on a bed of mixed greens or on whole-grain bread.

Sauteed Romaine Lettuce

Rating: 3 stars 117
Recipe adapted from "Food From Many Greek Kitchens," by Tessa Kiros. Copyright 2011 by Tessa Kiros. Used with permission of Andrews McMeel Publishing.

Shredded Beet and Carrot Salad

Beets, which are rich in folic acid and vitamin C, are the primary ingredient of this simple salad.

Black Bean, Cucumber, and Feta Salad

Pressure-cooked black beans (time to break out that Instant Pot!) meet cool cucumbers and bright cilantro, lime, and feta in this refreshing side dish that's ideal year-round. This recipe appears in our cookbook "Martha Stewart's Pressure Cooker" (Clarkson Potter).

Rice Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and Feta

In this fresh take on tabbouleh, trade bulgur for brown rice, then toss with heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, mint, and feta. A couple spoonfuls of sherry vinegar tie it all together.

Inspiration and Ideas

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Pasta Salad with Peas and Summer Beans

Citrusy and cilantro-packed, this Pasta Salad with Peas and Summer Beans dish pairs well with grilled chicken or tuna. It would be equally delicious with mint, parsley or a combination of fine herbs.