Meal Ideas

Salad steps out of the realm of side dishes and takes center stage as a healthful, filling main-dish meal. But the same old salad can get boring, which is why we have fresh ideas for satisfying main-dish salad recipes. With the amazing wealth of produce available in the summer months, it's a natural time to feast on salads. Our garden-fresh salad recipes are filled with veggies, fruits, and lean meats, and can be tossed together in no time. Salad is a natural lunch choice for a brown-bag meal. Try any of these hundreds of salad recipes for a new take on the lunchtime classic and get a head start from our make-ahead lunch ideas. Chopped salad is a restaurant favorite, but you can easily make a great version at home. Check out our step-by-step guide on how to make chopped salad. It walks you through each step, from chopping garlic and lettuce to topping with delicious garnishes. In addition to the classic leafy green salad, we have delicious ideas for potato salad recipes with delightful flavor twists that may surprise you.

More Delicious Salads
Heart-Healthy Salads

These good-for-you salads are anything but ordinary.

Garden-Fresh Salad Ideas

These salads come together quickly and deliver on taste.

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Meal Ideas
  • 12 Mouthwatering, Make-Ahead Lunch Ideas

    These super-easy sandwich, wrap, salad, and pasta recipes are ideal for hectic workweeks. Give one a try today!

  • 15 Garden-Fresh Salad Recipes

    For a quick and easy seasonal dinner, toss together one of these fresh salads chock-full of good-for-you ingredient...

  • How to Make Chopped Salad

    Toss your old ideas about mixed greens. Learn how to build a light and refreshing chopped salad recipe with our eas...

  • Low-Carb Salads and Sides

    Fruits and veggies are a terrific way to add freshness and variety to low-carb meals.

  • Fresh Tomato Salad Recipes

    These fresh salad recipes are the ideal way to use tomatoes from your garden (or local farmer's market), and they p...

  • Fresh Ideas for Classic Potato Salad

    Potato salad makes the perfect addition to any meal, whether it's a summer cookout or a potluck dinner. We've compi...

  • Our Best Summer Salads

    These fresh salad recipes are anything but ordinary. Our irresistibly fresh combinations of seasonal vegetables and...

  • Fresh Winter Salads

    Try one of these in-season salads from the latest issue of Good & Freshâ„¢. These creative and tasty recipes a...