50 tasty salad recipes

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September 20, 2021
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50 tasty salad recipes

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, global cooking trends were showing an uptick in people cooking at home. Gallup and Cookpad’s latest report published Dec. 17, 2020, showed that through 2019, a growing number of people around the world were cooking at home rather than going out or eating pre-cooked meals.

In the U.S., the swelling popularity of at-home meal prep subscriptions from Blue Apron to Hello Fresh! and the growing prevalence of grocery delivery underscore a renewed interest in prepping meals at home. Then as COVID-19 spread, mandatory restaurant shutdowns and capacity limits drove a dramatic jump in home cooking—not to mention demand for recipes and sales of things like yeast and kitchen appliances.

One of the most ubiquitous-yet-overlooked dishes is the salad. Too often perceived as mundane, unfortunately relegated to precursors or add-ons to culinary focal points, there are actually no limits for what can go into a salad and no rules about whether the salad be considered an appetizer or main course. To help diversify your salad palate, Stacker compiled a list of salad recipes from Allrecipes. Keep reading to learn new ways of considering this most central dish.

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Roasted Beet Salad

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 50 mins
- Additional: 1 hr 10 mins
- Total: 2 hrs 10 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 4
- Read more about the recipe here

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Pear and Pomegranate Salad

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 2 mins
- Total: 12 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 salads
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Tropical Turkey Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 20 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 12 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Fennel and Watercress Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 20
- Yield: 20 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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All Kale Caesar

- Prep: 15 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Delicious Broccoli Cranberry Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chef John's Green Goddess Dressing

- Prep: 15 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 16
- Yield: 16 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spinach and Persimmon Salad with Goat Cheese and Pomegranate

- Prep: 20 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Quinoa Salad with Crispy Tofu Cubes and Lime Vinaigrette

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 58 mins
- Additional: 15 mins
- Total: 1 hr 43 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 21
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spinach Pomegranate Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Turkish Orange Salad with Mediterranean Dressing

- Prep: 20 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Caesar Salad Supreme

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Zesty Quinoa Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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The Best Vegetable Salad

- Prep: 30 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 16
- Read more about the recipe here

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Classic Restaurant Caesar Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon-Mustard Dressing

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 5 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Delicious Egg Salad for Sandwiches

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Additional: 10 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Italian-Style Tuna Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Pasta Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Additional: 13 hrs 20 mins
- Total: 13 hrs 55 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Marinated Cucumber, Onion, and Tomato Salad

- Prep: 15 mins
- Additional: 2 hrs
- Total: 2 hrs 15 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Classic Macaroni Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Additional: 4 hrs
- Total: 4 hrs 30 mins
- Servings: 10
- Yield: 10 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Fresh Broccoli Salad

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 9
- Yield: 8 to 10 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Basic Chicken Salad

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 5 mins
- Total: 10 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Authentic German Potato Salad

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Seven Layer Salad

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 12 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Old Fashioned Potato Salad

- Prep: 45 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 1 hr
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Perfect Summer Fruit Salad

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 5 mins
- Additional: 3 hrs
- Total: 3 hrs 30 mins
- Servings: 10
- Yield: 10 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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Cobb Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Mexican Bean Salad

- Prep: 15 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 15 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 19
- Read more about the recipe here

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Green Salad

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Beet Salad with Goat Cheese

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Total: 25 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Ham Salad Spread

- Prep: 15 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 12 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Sweet Restaurant Slaw

- Prep: 15 mins
- Additional: 2 hrs
- Total: 2 hrs 15 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Barbie's Tuna Salad

- Prep: 10 mins
- Total: 10 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Three Bean Salad

- Servings: 16
- Yield: 16 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Wedge Salad with Elegant Blue Cheese Dressing

- Prep: 30 mins
- Additional: 1 day
- Total: 1 day
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 salads
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Additional: 30 mins
- Total: 1 hr 45 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Pasta Salad with Homemade Dressing

- Prep: 35 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Additional: 8 hrs
- Total: 8 hrs 45 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 18
- Read more about the recipe here

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Red Cabbage Slaw

- Prep: 15 mins
- Additional: 4 hrs
- Total: 4 hrs 15 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Tuna Fish Salad

- Prep: 15 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Bodacious Broccoli Salad

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 12 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chicken Club Pasta Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Napa Cabbage Salad

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Jamie's Cranberry Spinach Salad

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Strawberry Spinach Salad I

- Prep: 10 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 10 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Avocado Salad

- Prep: 10 mins
- Total: 10 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Taco Salad I

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Steak Salad

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 5
- Yield: 5 servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

- Prep: 25 mins
- Total: 25 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 16
- Read more about the recipe here

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