Salads and Dressings Recipes

Honey Gingered Fruit Salad

Ingredients 1 large mango, peeled and cut into chunks 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 small banana, peeled and sliced 1 cup strawberries 1 cup seedless green grapes 1 cup nectarines, sliced 1 cup kiwifruit, peeled and sliced Honey Ginger Sauce: 1?3 cup 100% orange juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 1?8 teaspoon ground […]

Balsamic Chicken Salad

Ingredients 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (12 oz) 1 pound sweet onion, cut into 12 wedges 8 cups (6 oz) mixed baby salad greens 2 cups seedless grapes 2 tablespoons fresh basil, thinly sliced […]

Dynamite Salad

Ingredients 2 cups salad greens of your choice 1 cup chopped vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, green beans) 1 cup pineapple chunks, canned in light syrup, drained 1/2 cup Dynamite Dressing 2 tablespoons raisins or dried cranberries 2 tablespoons chopped nuts, any kind Dynamite Dressing: 1/2 cup nonfat yogurt, fruit-flavored 1 tablespoon orange juice 1 1/2 […]

Mandarin Pork Salad

Ingredients 1 pork tenderloin (1/2 pound) 3 cups torn mixed salad greens 1 snack-size cup (4 oz) mandarin oranges, drained 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese 1/4 cup canned sliced beets, julienned 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons […]

Quick and Easy Mexican Salad

Ingredients 2 cucumbers, sliced and cubed 2 oranges, peeled and cut into small pieces 1 lemon or lime (juiced) 1/2 teaspoon chili pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Wash the cucumbers, oranges, and lemon or lime under cold water. Slice cucumbers. Peel and cut oranges into small pieces. Place cucumber and oranges in a medium size […]

Potato Salad Cha Cha Cha

Ingredients 1 1/3 pounds (4 medium) potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 1/2 tablespoons lime juice 1 1/2 tablespoons bottled mild jalapeno sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) Black beans (15 oz can), rinsed and drained Vacuum packed whole kernel corn (7 oz can), drained 1 cup […]

Feta Green Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds snap beans ? fresh, green and yellow, cut into 1-inch pieces 2/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dill weed 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 cup pecans, chopped 1/2 cup red onion 1 cup feta cheese Directions Place beans in […]

Three Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 15-ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chick-peas), rinsed and drained 1 can cut green beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 3 tablespoons oil (try olive oil) 3 tablespoons vinegar 1 large garlic clove, minced or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried basil or […]

Potato Salad

Ingredients 1-2 pounds (5 large) potatoes 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 large green or red bell pepper, chopped 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish or 4 small sweet pickles, chopped 1/2 cup celery, chopped 3 hard cooked eggs, chopped 1 teaspoon mustard (any type) 3/4 cup reduced-fat (Lite) mayonnaise 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 […]

Zesty Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Ingredients 2 cans (15 oz each) black-eyed peas, drained, rinsed 2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped (if you like) 1/4 cup green pepper, chopped (if you like) 1 can (15 oz) corn, drained, rinsed 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes, drained 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 cup reduced-fat Italian dressing Lemon pepper seasoning (if you like) […]

Cherry Grilled Sweet Pepper Salad

Ingredients 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil leaves 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 cups pitted fresh sweet cherries 1 cup thinly sliced sweet onion 2 each yellow and red sweet peppers, halved and seeded Directions Combine balsamic vinegar, olive […]

Sirloin Strawberry Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds top sirloin steaks 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups quartered fresh strawberries Salad mix (6 oz) 6 tablespoons toasted walnuts 1/4 cup chopped mint 1/2 cup sweet and sour dressing Salt and pepper to taste Directions Brush steaks with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill to desired doneness. […]

Strawberry Chef’s Salad

Ingredients 2/3 cup fat-free sour cream 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 scallions, sliced 2 tablespoons honey mustard Salt Black pepper, freshly ground Boston bay leaves 2 pints strawberries, hulled 2 cups assorted fruit, such as grapefruit and orange segments, pineapple chunks and kiwifruit slices 8 slices lean deli turkey breast or boiled ham 1/2 […]

Mini Toasted Open Subs with Cucumber Yogurt Dressing

Ingredients 6 sliced French rolls 1/2 cup sliced red onion 1/2 cup sliced green pepper Thinly sliced turkey breast (12 oz) 12 slices reduced-fat Cheddar or Swiss cheese 1 cup shredded lettuce 1 cup sliced Roma tomatoes For the yogurt sauce: 2 cups plain low-fat yogurt 1 cup diced cucumber 1/2 cup chopped parsley Directions […]

Cilantro Potato Salad

Ingredients 1 pound baby red potatoes, quartered 1/3 cup red onion, chopped finely 1/3 cup celery, chopped finely 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 lemon, juiced 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped Salt and Pepper Directions In a large saucepan, bring potatoes to a boil and cook until tender; drain and […]

Asian Noodle Salad

Ingredients Oriental noodles (6 oz) Dressing: 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon five spice powder 1 clove garlic, minced Salad: 1 cup cabbage ? red, shredded 1 cup carrots, coarsely shredded 1 cup bell peppers, strips 1/2 cup green onions, sliced 1 cup snap […]

Snap Bean Picnic Salad

Ingredients 2 pounds snap beans – whole, fresh or frozen 1/2 cup green onion, sliced 2/3 cup oil, divided 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar, divided 1 teaspoon nutmeg, ground 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 eggs, hard cooked, shelled and chopped 1 tablespoon mustard, spicy 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 pound bacon, fried crispy and […]

Bow Tie Pasta Salad 

Ingredients Bow tie or other shaped pasta (8 oz) box 1/3 cup light mayonnaise 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper, or to taste 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste Reduced-sodium baked ham or smoked turkey (4 oz), diced 8 ounces reduced-fat Cheddar cheese 1/2 medium […]

Gazpacho Steak Salad

Ingredients 1 pound beef shoulder steak 1 can (5-1/2 oz) spicy 100% vegetable juice 8 cups mixed greens or 1 package (10 oz) romaine and leaf lettuce mixture 1 cup baby pear tomatoes, halved 1 cup cucumber, cut in half lengthwise, then into thin slices 1 cup chopped green bell pepper Salt and pepper Crunchy […]

Tenderloin, Cranberry and Pear Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

Ingredients 4 beef tenderloin steaks, cut 3/4 inch thick (4 oz each) 1/2 teaspoon coarse grind black pepper 1 package (5 oz) mixed baby salad greens 1 medium red or green pear, cored, cut into 16 wedges 1/4 cup dried cranberries Salt 1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese (optional) Honey […]

eNewsletter

Get our Top Stories in Your Inbox

All Recipe Types