Want a healthy salad that’s also satisfying? Here are 10 salad recipes that are filling and hearty enough to be eaten as a meal, but could also be a side dish. These salad recipes highlight fresh fruit and vegetables, great grains, and proteins.
10 Salad Recipes
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This salad is as tasty as it is colorful! Enjoy as a flavorful, healthy lunch or dinner.
We recommend serving this healthy White Bean and Tuna Salad for lunch or as part of a soup-and-salad supper.
Garbanzo beans (a.k.a. chickpeas) are the “meat” of this tasty, hearty salad.
Root Vegetables Salad
Try this colorful and hearty Root Vegetable Salad with beets, potatoes, carrots, and pickles! It’s a great detox salad!
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Make this simple recipe even easier by using the meat from a store-bought rotisserie chicken.
This Potato Salad With Green Beans and Chicken dish is loaded with fresh ingredients and is great for a potluck, picnic, or cookout. Enjoy warm or cold.
Looking for ways to use leftover turkey or chicken? This recipe for Tangy Turkey Salad has delicious flavor!
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This pearl couscous salad with chickpeas, dried cranberry, and feta has a delightful mix of textures. Eat hot or cold. Make as a salad or a side that brightens up a basic roast chicken for a flavorful dinner.
This salad recipe comes from our local general store! There’s just something about the way these ingredients blend.
This recipe comes from our food editor, Sarah Perrault. The curry adds great flavor!
Bonus Recipe: Sally’s Bulgur Salad. This one comes from our editor-in-chief’s wife, who created the recipe when she decided her family wasn’t getting enough good grains in their diet!
Tell us if you have a favorite salad recipe! We’d love to hear from you and value any new ideas. Just leave a comment below with comments or any questions.