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40+ of the BEST Salad Recipes


We gathered up Over 40 of the BEST Salad Recipes to share with you today! Everything from layered, fruit, taco, caesar, pasta, greek, egg, potato, chicken, seafood, veggies and more. We have got you covered!

Chicken Bacon Ranch Layer Salad from Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

This stunning Chicken Bacon Ranch Layer Salad is a riff on a classic 7 layer salad.  It features layers of green leaf lettuce, peppers, corn, tomatoes, onions, cheddar cheese, roast chicken and crumbled bacon. All dressed in a creamy homemade salad dressing.  It’s not only beautiful to look at but it’s a meal all on it’s own.

Cucumber Tomato Salad from The Slow Roasted Italian

Cucumber Tomato Salad is the best of summers harvest. Crisp cucumbers and luscious tomatoes tossed in a bright and creamy lemon poppy seed dressing.

Chicken Avocado Capri Salad from Cafe Delites

Seared chicken, fresh mozzarella and tomato halves, creamy avocado slices and shredded basil leaves are drizzled with an incredible balsamic dressing that doubles as a marinade for the ultimate salad!

Loaded Broccoli Salad…

This Loaded Broccoli Salad is a crisp, creamy, refreshing side dish! This fresh salad is filled with broccoli, cauliflower, bacon, purple onions, cheese, and a homemade dressing your family will really love.

Layered Taco Salad from Chin Deep

Serving a layered salad in a cake pan, as opposed to a trifle pan, makes it portable, easy to serve, and unique.

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad…

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad is the delicious side dish you’ll want to make for every cookout, picnic, potluck, and family dinner from now on. Mini pasta shells, chopped dill pickles, cheddar cheese, onions, fresh dill and other seasonings mixed up with a homemade dressings… this pasta salad is sure to be everyone’s favorite!

Salad in a Jar…great for Parties from Carnations and Cactus…

Greek Tortellini Salad from Two Peas and Their Pod

Greek Tortellini salad made with cheese tortellini, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, red onion, feta cheese, and simple Greek dressing. This easy pasta salad is perfect for summer potlucks and barbecues.

Broccoli Cauliflower Salad from Easy Peasy Pleasy

This deliciously sweet Broccoli Cauliflower Salad is the perfect addition to any potluck, holiday, family gathering, or cookout.

Cucumber Black Bean Corn Tomato Avocado Salad from Pop Sugar

Everyone is going to thank you for making this refreshing salad. Crafted with basic ingredients, it’s not only low in calories, but it’s also a great way to combine the flavors of cucumbers, tomatoes, and cilantro.

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad from Gonna Want Seconds

Strawberry cheesecake salad is a fresh strawberry banana medley bathing in a sweet dreamy cheesecake mixture that transcends divine deliciousness.

Avocado Feta Cucumber Salad from Cafe Delites

A fresh spin on a classic Cucumber Salad with creamy avocado slices, feta cheese, red onions and thinly sliced cucumbers tossed in an incredible vinaigrette! The best, easiest side salad for any main meal!

Southwest Salad from Lauren’s Latest..

Today’s culprit: Doritos. It doesn’t completely ruin the nutritional value of the salad, it only makes everything taste even better! The salad dressing also plays a delicious roll in this as well.

Broccoli Apple Cashew Salad from 12 Tomatoes

It’s a great source of vitamin C, potassium and folic acid, plus we added apple, pear, red onions and cashews for extra flavor and nutrients. Once that’s all together, it’s just a matter of mixing up the dressing – mayo, Greek yogurt, lemon juice and honey – and then tossing it all together. It’s that easy!

BLT Macaroni Salad from Girl on a Mission

BLT Macaroni Salad – A twist on your traditional summer macaroni salad! A favorite at potlucks and BBQ’S!

Avocado Tomato Arugula Salad from The Recipe Critic

Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber Arugula Salad is fresh, delicious and light and packed with amazing flavor! Tossed in a tangy lemon glaze and topped with feta cheese, you won’t be able to get enough!

On-The-Go Taco Salad…

Take to Work/School Taco Salad. Fill a lunch container will small plastic containers of sour cream, cheese, & tomato.

Tomato, Mozzarella, and Asparagus Stacked Salad from Louisiana Kitchen

Steam the asparagus until tender crunchy. Place in ice water to stop cooking, slice your mozzarella to about 1/8 inch. Wash your fresh basil leaves and remove any part of stem that may be too long. Stack tomatoes, some sliced mozzarella cheese, basil and asparagus and drizzle with some balsamic vinaigrette. This isn’t a sandwich you eat with your hands so have sharp steak knives handy for your guests.

Fully Loaded Baked Potato Salad from This is my Key West

I am not a big fan of mayo and wanted something a little less “wet” and non-traditional. It has been a wild success and I’m not allowed to host any BBQ now without making this and doubling the recipe!

Hawaiian Tortellini Salad from The Slow Roasted Italian

Hawaiian Tortellini Pasta Salad is a like a party in your mouth! It’s a blend of your favorite island flavors in a fabulously bright, sweet and tangy summer pasta salad. A simple recipe with an outstanding pineapple-ginger dressing, this will be a hit everywhere you take it.

Broccoli Cheddar Pasta Salad from Rants from My Crazy Kitchen

This copycat version of Walmart’s Broccoli Cheddar Pasta Salad tastes just like the original! This broccoli salad will quickly become a family favorite to make time and time again.

Deluxe Egg Salad from Nums the Word

This Classic Egg Salad gets an upgrade with boiled eggs, cream cheese, celery and croissants! This unique egg salad sandwich is the best and so easy to make!

Grilled Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Salad from Cafe Delites

This Grilled Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Salad recipe is as close to perfect as you can get! Full of Mediterranean flavors: olives, tomatoes, cucumber, avocados, and chicken for a complete meal in a salad bowl!

Salad in a Cup from Low Carb Diner

Summertime is perfect for salads. This salad is perfect for picnics. No recipe really, just any combination of chopped veggies that appeals to you. For our picnic, I made one for each person with their favorite ingredients.

Dorito Taco Salad…

This Dorito Taco Salad is so Easy to make and Delicious! This yummy dinner idea is filling, inexpensive and a simple meal that the whole family will love.

Christmas Salad from Simply Stacie

This fresh, bright salad is made with broccoli, cauliflower, red onion and cherry tomatoes mixed with a creamy dressing. It’s the kind of salad you want to heap on your plate. It’s so good! I love each crisp, crunchy and creamy bite.

Cucumber Caprese Salad from Anne’s Entitled Life

A beautiful and delicious take on a traditional Caprese Salad, this Cucumber Caprese Salad Recipe is a perfect side dish with steak, burgers, turkey legs, barbecue chicken, and more! Easy to make, this Cucumber Caprese Salad recipe is loaded with sweet, fresh vegetables.

Seafood Salad from South Your Mouth

A quick and easy seafood salad recipe that’s always a hit! Use crab, shrimp or lobster to make it your own.

Summer Berry Cheesecake Salad from The Slow Roasted Italian

This simple Summer Berry Cheesecake Salad recipe comes together with just 5 ingredients. Rich and creamy cheesecake filling is folded into your favorite berries to create the most amazing fruit salad ever!

Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad from Natashas Kitchen

Our family’s favorite classic cucumber and tomato salad just got better with the addition of avocado, a light and flavorful lemon dressing and the freshness of cilantro. Easy, excellent avocado salad.

Creamy Cheddar Pasta Salad from Center Cut Cook

Creamy Cheddar Pasta Salad with a simple dressing is a fantastic side dish for a summer BBQ! It’s versatile too – add in broccoli or any other veggies that you’d like!

Best Ever Strawberry Spinach Salad from The Slow Roasted Italian

This Strawberry Spinach Salad will rock your world! This simple recipe features fresh berries, avocado and candied nuts in the best salad ever.

Loaded Cauliflower Salad…

Low Carb Cauliflower Salad is a delicious side to any meal. With roasted cauliflower, crisp veggies, and crumbled bacon, all mixed up with a creamy sauce, this side dish will be a hit!

Creamy Cucumber Salad from Spend with Pennies

Creamy Cucumber Salad is a refreshing summertime staple at any picnic, barbecue or potluck. Crisp cucumbers and fresh summery dill all tossed in a simple sour cream dressing.

Avocado BLT Pasta Salad from Closet Cooking

A BLT inspired pasta salad with bacon, baby spinach, tomato and diced avocado in a creamy avocado dressing (aka a Buttermilk Guacamole Dressing).

Italian Spaghetti Pasta Salad from Foodie Crush

Classic Italian flavors make this super easy pasta salad with pepperoni, veggies, and Italian dressing a potluck favorite everyone will love.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad from Spicy Southern Kitchen

When I get in a pasta salad rut, one of my favorite ways to break out of it is to make pasta salad modeled after one of my favorite green salads.

Broccoli Apple Salad from The Recipe Critic..

Broccoli, pecans, cranberries, carrots and apples come together to make an amazing salad with delicious flavors and textures. The creamy dressing on top makes this salad absolutely incredible!

Tropical Fruit Salad from The Slow Roasted Italian

Best Ever Tropical Fruit Salad is the only recipe you’ll ever need. My entire picky family devoured this fruit salad. The dressing is truly magical. The combination of citrus juices with honey are phenomenal in the fruit salad dressing. Perfect any-occasion dish.

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad from Cakes Cottage

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad – or what I like to call a “potluck salad.” Rich and creamy cheesecake filling is folded into your favorite berries to create the most amazing fruit salad ever!

Grilled Chicken Fajita Salad from Cafe Delites

Grilled chili lime chicken fajita salad with a dressing that doubles as a marinade! a genius way of keeping all of the incredible flavors in this salad!

California Spaghetti Salad from The Recipe Critic


Honeycrisp Apple Broccoli Salad from Good Living Guide

This Honeycrisp Apple Broccoli Salad is loaded with crunch and full of healthy ingredients. The delicious, creamy dressing blends the sweet and tangy flavors together. It’s a perfect salad to make ahead of time and great for potlucks, picnics and parties!

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