Eating more Main Dish Salads is definitely one of my goals for the new year. How about you? Want to join me! Here is a list of 25 main dish salads to get you started!
It’s that time of year when we all want to eat a little healthier, or a lot healthier depending on how our holidays went! A Main Dish Salad is a great way to start and also a great thing to put together when you’ve got some left over grilled meat from another meal! Don’t you love it when you can get two meals out of one. Score!
Here’s a great round up of delicious salads for you.
Salad with Chicken
If you have left over chicken, these recipes are a great way to utilize that as another meal. And with all of the delicious salad components and homemade dressings, It definitely won’t feel like leftovers.
This BBQ Chicken Salad is loaded with delicious ingredients like corn, black beans, and avocado. And it uses a combination of bbq sauce and ranch dressing.
BBQ Chicken, Pear & Gorgonzola Salad from Lemon Tree Dwelling
This Sesame Chicken Salad is full of great flavors and textures and is finished with a delicious ginger sesame dressing.
Chicken Apple Bacon Walnut Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette from Cooking Classy
Chopped Thai Inspired Chicken Salad from Pinch of Yum
Greek Chicken Souvlaki Salad from Lemons for Lulu
Lighter Chinese Chicken Salad from Gimme Some Oven
Southwest Chicken Spring Salad from Cooking with Curls
Spinach Salad with Chicken, Avocado and Goat Cheese from Recipe Girl
Spinach, Apple & Chicken Salad from White Lights on Wednesday
Most people turn to chicken when adding a protein to their salads, but steak is a delicious alternative.
Balsamic Honey Grilled Steak Salad and Vinaigrette from Mom on Time Out
This Steak Salad is made with tender Tri Tip Steak and a dressing that is loaded with flavor. It is inspired by the Tri Tip Salad from Cubby’s in Utah.
Seafood is a great way to add protein to your salads along with Omega 3s. And a salad is a great way to add fish to your diet.
Salmon and Poached Egg Salad from Cook Your Dream
Seared Ahi Tuna Poke Salad from Half Baked Harvest
Shrimp Niçoise Salad from Bev Cooks
Salads with Fruit
Salads that include fruit aren’t only delicious, they are a great way to get in all of your fruit and veggie servings. And they add just the perfect touch of sweetness.
Fig, Blue Cheese, and Bacon Salad with Fried Shallots from Love and Olive Oil.
Fried Goat Cheese & Pomegranate Salad from Simply Delicious
Tomato, Peach, & Burrata Salad from Two Peas and Their Pod
Waldorf Salad from I Heart Eating
More Salad Recipes
Salads are a great way to try new foods. It can be a single ingredient, or a new way of preparing something. There are unlimited delicious ways to combine ingredients for a unique salad.
Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad from Spoon Fork Bacon
Kale Salad with Papaya Vinaigrette from Real Housemoms
Loaded Sweet Potato Tot Salad from Lemon Tree Dwelling
This BLT Salad is crisp and delicious. The brown sugar bacon and easy homemade dressing take it to the next level.