Salads are a symbol of American cuisine, versatile and vibrant. Their simplicity often belies their complexity, a delicate balancing act of textures and flavors. With this series, you're invited to take part in a culinary journey through America's salad landscape.
We've carefully compiled 21 salad recipes, each unique and brimming with a story. An exciting array of treasures, just waiting to be explored. From timeless classics to the undiscovered gems of regional cuisine, these salad spectaculars are going to redefine your opinion about salads.
Expect crisp greens, farm-fresh veggies, and tangy dressings meticulously crafted, tested, and perfected. The best part is; these are recipes you can confidently prepare in your own kitchen. A true homage to America's love for fresh, healthy, and exciting meals.
So, don your apron. Let's embark on this green journey together, relishing the delights of American salads.
Blue Jean Chef
Avocado Tomato Salad
This salad is tasty and refreshing, and also packs some protein with the inclusion of black beans. It is a nice accompaniment to grilled meats or could be served alone as a hearty salad.
This kale salad from Simply Vegetarian Cookbook by Susan Pridmore is one of the recipes in the Five Ingredients chapter -- it's simple, wholesome, and easy to make for all the eaters in your family. Her flexitarian tip is to add roasted chicken to the salad.
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Peruvian Chopped Salad Recipe
This delicious Peruvian recipe is a twist on your classic chopped salad recipe. Made with lima beans, corn and a host of other fresh veggies and herbs, this is a perfect summer salad recipe. Dressed in a simple vinaigrette this simple salad is a great way to brighten up any summer party!
This pasta salad is a perfect meal to end summer and great for meal prepping and back to school. This meal is filled with veggies like cucumbers, corn, bell peppers, green onion, red onion, spinach and barbecue tofu.
This chopped salad is a mix of grilled chicken, tomatoes, cucumbers, bacon, chickpeas and fresh mozzarella cheese, all tossed together in a homemade vinaigrette. A delicious blend of flavors and textures that makes for the perfect lighter meal.
Indulge in this bountiful chicken and veggie chopped salad loaded with grilled chicken, mozzarella, tomato, cucumber, bell pepper, chickpeas, bacon, avocado, and fresh herbs, all brought together by an tangy, aromatic homemade vinaigrette. This colorful and nutritious recipe is perfect for a lighter...
This delicious 400-calorie salad is a helpful tool for weight loss because it provides a good balance of fiber, protein and healthy fats from loads of veggies and beans, all tossed in a tangy apple-cider vinaigrette. To meal-prep these for lunch throughout the week, pack the dressing and the salad s...