We trade lettuce or cabbage to lay our chicken, radish, scallions, clementine and almonds on a bed of shredded Brussels sprouts. Pack salad and dressing separately and toss together when ready to eat.
You're going to want to pack this meal – either as a sandwich or a salad – for your next warm-weather picnic.
This stunning salad is as rich in flavor as it is in nutrients.
Uncover your grill, because this is a salad that's sure to become a staple throughout spring and summer.
This salad leans on halloumi, a semi-firm cheese with a high melting point, for a protein-rich bite.
This craveable turmeric-tahini sauce means you’ll want to make these plant-based kebabs (yes!) again and again.
A bite of crisp greens and melty, nutty cheese plus energy-boosting nutrients in every bite? Yes, please!
A sweet and spicy marinade, plenty of leafy greens and all kinds of crunch make this salad a can’t-miss meal.
If you haven’t tried the TikTok Green Goddess Salad, sit tight. We’ve got 5 hidden gems (that you haven’t seen on social media yet!), and you’re going to want to try each in your own remix.
Who needs a bun? We’ve subbed in lettuce and kept all of the flavors you love in these can't-miss burger salads.
After pho, perhaps the best-known Vietnamese dish among Western populations, is the flavorful banh mi. In this rendition, we pull apart the sandwich's components and enjoy it bowl-style.
Spicy Buffalo chicken, sliced veggies, blue cheese and lettuce – yes, please!
Punch up the flavor by pairing beef or lamb with a medley of crunchy fresh greens and veggies.
Ground beef, special sauce, lettuce, cheese pickles onions – we captured all the flavor (minus the bun!) of the fast-food icon in a protein-packed salad.
This dish is as decadent as a stacked burger topped with earthy mushrooms and nutty Gruyère cheese, but with an added serving of good-for-you greens.
Packed with dark green veggies and other liver-friendly ingredients, this salad can help you heal or fight fatty liver disease with every bite.
Hello, halloumi: This salty, creamy grilling cheese tastes great with just about anything but especially when nestled in a salad alongside sweet grilled peaches, plenty of greens and a fresh basil dressing.
Homemade jalapeño-infused corn bread croutons add a spicy crunch to this bread salad.
This cold soba salad makes the perfect packed lunch: The longer the noodles sit in the peanut dressing, the more flavorful they become.
A twist on this traditional Middle Eastern staple combines a vibrant vegetable medley with chickpea flatbread for a satiating salad.
This meal-sized salad has plenty of crunchy, salty textures to satisfy, along with perfectly cooked eggs to fill you up.
Salad isn’t just for summer – mixed lettuces help contribute toward your hydration level at any time of year. The flavorful miso dressing contains puréed carrot, a surprise addition for added fiber and antioxidants.
This salad makes the most of in-season citrus and creates a pretty-hued side. If you can’t find blood oranges, substitute more navel oranges. The salad won’t be quite as colorful, but it will still be tangy- sweet and delicious.
All the flavors of your favorite deli bagel — in salad form! With the dressing, croutons and eggs made in advance, this satisfying meal is ready in less time than a lunch run.
Sweet and salty, this salad leaves you satisfied thanks to fiber-rich farro. All the elements can be made in advance and tossed just before serving.
We've taken the traditional BBQ side dish and turned it into an equally winter-friendly meal, ready in just 30 minutes and sure to refresh, thanks to its lemony vinaigrette.
Most wedge salads contain bacon, but to really dial up the vegetables, we’ve swapped it with shiitake mushrooms roasted until just crisp.
Chewy farro provides toothsome texture to this meatless salad topped with feta, olives and roasted grapes.
Roasted chickpeas seasoned lightly with curry powder make a crunchy topper for this orange-infused salad.
Maple-roasted pears and cashews adorn this hearty kale salad with chicken and a rich buttermilk dressing.
This vibrant salad uses zucchini thinly shaved into ribbons using a vegetable peeler, but if you have a spiral slicer, you can use that instead. Chipotle chile peppers add a smoky heat to the yogurt-based dressing, and crunchy pumpkin seeds and creamy feta top it off for a medley of flavors and textures.
A meal version of the popular 7-layer dip, this salad is packed with tasty layers such as crisp lettuce, olives, cheese and avocado. Canned black beans add a source of protein without having to cook – for a twist, try mixing them with corn kernels for extra sweetness. You can use corn from the cob or frozen and thawed corn.
Golden chickpeas and cauliflower give this salad a rich, earthy taste that matches well with the nutty quinoa.
Boston lettuce offers a delicate contrast to crunchy snap peas and pecans, soft peaches and tender red peppers. The sriracha-laced balsamic vinaigrette adds a lovely burst of heat that stands as a counterpoint to the sweet peaches.
This textured, complex salad is lightly dressed with our sweet and pungent Russian dressing, but feel free to add a little more if you like. Fennel gives it a gentle licorice note, while the Parmesan adds a satisfying umami touch. Don’t skip the Crispy Quinoa Topper, it adds a crunch that you won’t want to miss.
The textural appeal of this yummy salad — the crunch of the cabbage, the tender bite of the squash and the rich meatiness of the shrimp — makes it an amazing one-dish meal. Choose a crisp, sweet-tart apple for this salad, such as an organic Honeycrisp, Braeburn or Jonagold. This salad pairs beautifully with the warm, sweet flavor of our Sweet Maple Sesame Dressing.
Kefir, a drinkable fermented dairy product, is rich in probiotics — even more so than its better-known cousin, yogurt. Plus, its tangy, tart flavor makes it a fantastic counterpoint in recipes like this herby dressing. Shallots and chives lend flavor while acting as prebiotics, or “food” for the healthy bacteria in your gut.
This salad is bright, slightly sweet, pleasantly bitter and even a touch spicy – all in all, a great accompaniment to the rich flavors of roasted turkey.
Also called pitaya, dragon fruit is a dramatic-looking tropical fruit is rich in vitamin C, iron and red pigments called betacyanins, which help protect the heart from damage.
Southeast Asian flavors run through this nice contrast of hot chicken over cold salad. They’re bound together by the marinade, which is boiled after seasoning the chicken so it can be turned into the salad dressing.
The “meat” of this summery salad is the grilled halloumi, a salty Cypriot cheese most often made from sheep’s and goat’s milk. Because it’s semi-hard with a high melting point, it’s great for grilling. If you’d rather cook it indoors, use a well-seasoned cast iron pan to get the best sear.
Jicama is a crunchy, mild vegetable that’s common in Mexican cuisine. It looks a little intimidating because of its size and odd shape, but once you peel it, the cool flesh is easy to slice and adds a crisp texture to salads.
You definitely won’t miss the chicken or beef in this substantial vegetarian version of a taco salad. We use pico de gallo in the dressing for a chunkier texture, but you can pulse it in the food processor if you prefer a smoother dressing.
This salad has a nice bit of heat to it thanks to the fresh chile. Fiery, sweat-inducing capsaicin is found mostly in the white pith (and the seeds that come into contact with the pith), so devein and seed the chile if you want to cut back on spiciness. For added flavor, you can add chopped fresh mint, cilantro or Thai basil to the salad.