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.

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Fresh Potato Salad Recipes

Potato salad makes the perfect addition to any summer meal for a neighborhood block party or a simple family dinner. Learn how to make potato salad with help from our list of top picks, including classic potato salad recipes and a few fresh twists on the potluck favorite.
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Low-Carb Salads and Sides

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

These fresh summer salad recipes are anything but ordinary. Our irresistible combinations of seasonal vegetables and fruits come together with tasty dressings and tangy vinaigrettes for summer salads everyone will love.
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Fresh Tomato Salad Recipes

Tomatoes are the star of these fresh salad recipes. Pairing beautifully with grilled dishes and other summer fare, these tomato salads are ideal for using fresh tomatoes from your garden or local farmer's market.
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18 Mouthwatering, Make-Ahead Lunch Ideas

No more sad desk lunches for you! These super-easy sandwich, wrap, salad, and pasta recipes are ideal for hectic workweeks. Whip up one before bedtime, then take it along with you to enjoy tomorrow.
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More Meal Ideas

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 ingredients. Our salad recipes shine the spotlight on garden-fresh veggies, fruits, and lean meat for a salad that's light yet satisfying.
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These 13 Winter Salad Recipes Show Off In-Season Produce

Our hungriest editors can confirm: Yes, they’re satisfying enough for supper!
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