Hearty, Healthy Dinner Salads
Persian Lentil Rice Salad
Thai Beef Salad
Arugula, Blueberry and Corn Salad
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Lettuce Lesson: Kale
Lacinato kale (also known as dinosaur and Tuscan kale) is surprisingly good raw. Packed with vitamin K, this hearty green is ideal for make-ahead salad.
Kale Caesar Salad
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Chicken, Fennel and Orange Salad
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Chipotle Potato Salad
Lettuce Lesson: Tatsoi
Often found in packaged mixed greens, tatsoi has a spinach-like crunch and mildness that make it perfect on its own.
Citrusy Salmon Salad
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Lettuce Lesson: Mache
Mache—or lamb's lettuce—is delicate, sweet and nutty. Simple prep, such as tossing with vinaigrette, is best.
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Shrimp and Pesto Pasta Salad
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Lettuce Lesson: Mustard Leaves
The smaller the mustard green leaves, the more tender when eaten raw. They offer a spicy addition to salads—much like, well, a grainy mustard.
Summer Spelt Salad
Lettuce Lesson: Mizuna
Mizuna is frequently spotted in mesclun because of its mild versatility. Try mixing with other greens.