I’ve put together a selection of my favorite salads (cold and warm) that are reader favorites! I hope this helps you to decide what to make and serve at your next family gathering or party this year.
Honey Mustard Sweet Potato Salad
Fall is here and I for one am looking forward to a switch up in dining and baking. Now comfort food doesn’t have to be unhealthy either. Check out this beautiful Honey Mustard Sweet Potato Salad!
Warm Bacon and Cabbage Salad
This cabbage salad is a warm side dish with a perfect balance of sweet, salty, and tangy flavors. Make this recipe with only 5 ingredients!
Flat Wedge Salad (Boudin SF Copycat)
This Flat Wedge Salad has bacon basted with a spicy sweet cayenne and maple syrup, lots of bleu cheese dressing, diced tomatoes and sunflower seeds!
Where Thunderbird Salad gets it’s name is still a mystery to me, but when you have chilled iceberg lettuce, bleu cheese, raisins, lemon and bacon I am in! We were invited over to a friend’s house and his wife made this incredible first course salad. For the life of me I can’t remember the reason or
Zesty Shrimp Salad
My Zesty Shrimp Salad uses succulent, tender shrimp sauced with a dijon Ranch salad dressing mixture with capers, red onion, celery and fresh dill.
Cold Broccoli Salad
This cold broccoli salad includes raisins, onion and pumpkin seeds in tangy tarragon dressing. Make this recipe for the perfect summer side!
Creamy Cucumber Salad
This classic, creamy Cucumber Salad is an easy side dish using sliced cucumbers and onion tossed in a tangy sauce with fresh dill. Light, healthy and refreshing!
Matchstick Apple and Celery Salad
This Apple and Celery Salad comes together quickly with fresh, cold apples, celery, pecans, mint, cilantro and basil tossed in a light vinaigrette.
Spicy Cilantro Lime Slaw
Cilantro lime slaw is easy to make and seriously delicious! Make this spicy coleslaw recipe to serve with fish tacos or summer sandwiches.
Butternut Squash and Lentil Salad
This Cold Lentil Salad with Butternut Squash and Asparagus has Chinese Five Spiced vegetables, Tabasco infused black lentils, almonds and arugula greens.
Pesto Potato Salad
Pesto potato salad is an easy side dish with baby potatoes, fresh herbs, pesto, and spices. Make this recipe for a delicious summer salad!
Spiced Citrus Roasted Chicken Salad
This wonderfully crafted dish has all the right components for texture, flavor and visual appeal. Adding roasted chicken bumps this one up to a full meal, and with a few of my own additions, is my spin off one of Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes. What grabbed my attention first off in the recipe was of course roasting