Layered Salad Recipes

Crunchy, healthful, refreshing, and satisfying, layered salads are quick to make and delicious to eat. Whether you like your salads simple, full of flavors and textures, or with an ethnic flair, these healthy salad recipes make eating your vegetables a real pleasure.

Layered California-Style BLT Salad

Bacon, heirloom tomatoes, crunchy croutons, and crisp lettuce join forces in this layered salad to make a dinner-worthy dish. The creamy Dilled Avocado Dressing makes this salad positively cravable.

Pork and Noodle Salad

A sophisticated dinner dish, this layered salad includes juicy pork tenderloin, thin noodles, and thinly sliced vegetables. It's crunchy, it's satisfying, and it pairs well with a crusty baguette and crisp white wine.

Layered Southwestern Salad with Tortilla Strips

This slimmed-down version of a taco salad has all of the flavors you love with none of the guilt. It's a perfect summer salad to show off the ripe produce of the season.

Layered Tuna Salad

With the fresh flavors of ahi tuna, corn, cilantro, and lime, this layered salad is anything but ordinary. If you like heat, consider leaving the seeds in the jalepeno pepper for added punch.

To make a tasty seven-layer salad recipe, ensure that your lettuce is dry before you place your salad in the trifle bowl or serving dish. We'€™ll show you a simple way to get the moisture out.

No Soggy Lettuce!

Watch our tricks for keeping lettuce crisp in a layered salad.

Layered Spinach and Pot Sticker Salad

This festive salad features a unique combination of pot stickers, strawberries, and spinach for a slightly sweet and slightly savory dinner salad. If you keep the pot stickers on hand in the freezer, this layered salad is perfect for a busy weeknight.

Layered Asian Salad

Thinly sliced vegetables, a tangy citrus dressing, and a sprinkling of crunchy sesame seeds make this healthy layered salad a star.

Stacked Summer Vegetable Salad

This layered salad recipe is beautifully stacked for stunning presentation. It takes some time to prep, but you can make this side-dish salad hours ahead for a special-occasion recipe.

It's a cinch to make salad dressing -- just a few ingredients and our secret container will have you mixing up your own dressing tonight!

Foolproof 5-Minute Salad Dressing

Learn our no-fail, no-fuss method for making the best salad dressing every time.

Greek Halloumi Layered Salad

Salty Halloumi cheese is a Greek specialty that holds its shape when grilled. Alongside grilled produce such as peppers, onions, and peaches, it makes a deliciously fresh summertime salad.

The New Layered Salad

If you love the pleasing crunch and diverse texture profile of a chopped salad, then this recipe -- which includes crisp lettuce, creamy cheese, satisfying beans, and crunchy peppers -- is a must-make.

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