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Salad Recipes

Salads make delicious and healthy side dishes or main dishes. The salad recipes here are easy, tasty, and full of nutritious ingredients. From the simple and mouthwatering 5-Ingredient Watermelon and Feta Salad to spicy Mexican Corn Salad with Chiles, Lime, and Parmesan, you’re sure to find your ideal salad here.

Spicy & Sweet Curry Chicken Salad

This Curry Chicken Salad takes the classic sandwich filler and turns it on its head. It is loaded with flavor, from spicy curry powder to apples, raisins, cashews, cilantro, and scallions. Carrots and celery add addictive texture. Curry chicken salad is a healthy lunch This curry chicken salad is one of my favorite lunches. It’s …

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Mexican Corn Salad with Chiles, Lime, and Parmesan

Mexican Corn Salad contains all the flavors of street stall corn on the cob. Sweet corn is roasted in the husk and then tossed with rich, creamy butter, freshly squeezed lime juice, diced Jalapeño chiles, and red pepper flakes and then topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. So. Good. I love making this corn salad …

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Quick Turmeric Pickled Tomatoes

The first time I made turmeric pickled tomatoes, I didn’t even own a dinner table. I served an elaborate Indian feast on a blanket spread out on my living room floor. It was one of my first real dinner parties. The menu included meat-and-veggie-stuffed samosas (recipe coming soon on All Ways Delicious!), various chutneys, curries, …

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Superfood Kale Salad with Miso Dressing

I know kale salads are yesterday’s news, but this one—with miso dressing, toasted almonds, dried blueberries, and sautéed mushrooms—is so good that it has replaced all other kale salads in my book. It has become my go-to healthy salad. So healthy, in fact, that I’m eating it today as a holiday pretox (fill your body …

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Super Lemony Smoked Trout Spread

Have you noticed, attentive readers, how much I love smoked fish? (Permit me to introduce into evidence Exhibit A and Exhibit B.) This is because smoked fish has a very delicious flavor! For lack of a more articulate explanation! A few weeks ago, a multi-block power failure compromised the menu of the blowout cocktail party my …

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Sardine Salad with Parsley and Lemon

Tapas-style sardine salad makes a good appetizer, lunch, small dinner plate, snack, or even breakfast. I owe a big thank you to my food-loving friend Carolyn for introducing me to this simple, delicious, nutritious sardine salad. (Sardines are packed with vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and protein! Sardines are not packed with mercury! So says …

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Persimmon Salad with Curry and Cashews

My mother’s bountiful Sonoma, California garden has been the cause of many of my cooking adventures. Such blog hits as Israeli Salad, Basil-Mint Pesto, and Zucchini, Corn, and Almond Salad were all direct results of her very green thumb. I ‘ve simmered her figs into Fig and Onion Jam (The Lazy Gourmet), tossed homegrown watermelons into …

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Miso Caesar Salad Recipe

They say the cause of most marital discord is disagreement about money, but in my house, it’s definitely more about leftovers. I don’t so much mean leftover meals—though those cause their fair share of spats—but leftover ingredients. You know, the half-can of tomato paste or coconut milk, or the giant bag of pecans purchased for …

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Israeli Salad with Egg and Feta Cheese

This simple Israeli Salad adds feta cheese and hard-boiled eggs to the traditional diced tomatoes, cucumbers, and fresh herbs. It is as delicious as it is authentic! Israeli Salad was born on Israel’s kibbutzim (communal farms) where fresh salad ingredients were abundant. At it’s most basic, it is diced cucumbers and tomatoes in an olive …

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