7 Main-Dish Salads

Here are seven healthy, satisfying salad recipes for dinner. Toss one together tonight.


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Miso-Glazed Salmon Salad

Miso-Glazed Salmon Salad
Makes 4
Prep 20 m
Roast 15 m

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Grilled Peaches, Beans and Arugula with Warm Bacon Dressing

Grilled Peaches, Beans and Arugula with Warm Bacon Dressing
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 10 m
Grill 4 m

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Shrimp and Tomatoes with Avocado-Basil Dressing

Shrimp and Tomatoes with Avocado-Basil Dressing
Makes 4
Prep 20 m
Grill 8 m

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Grilled Steak Salad with Chimichurri Dressing

Grilled Steak Salad with Chimichurri Dressing
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Roast 25 m
Grill 14 m
Stand 10 m

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Wild Rice Salad with Apricots, Fennel and Feta

Wild Rice Salad with Apricots, Fennel and Feta
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 20 m
Stand 5 m

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Farro with Chicken and Cherries

Farro with Chicken and Cherries
Makes 4
Prep 20 m
Chill 120 m
Cook 50 m

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Poached Eggs and Mushrooms with Lemon-Tarragon Dressing

Poached Eggs and Mushrooms with Lemon-Tarragon Dressing
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 15 m

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3 Delicious Dressings

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Strawberry Balsamic
In a blender, combine 1 cup hulled and halved strawberries, 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 1 tablespoon honey and 1/8 teaspoon salt.If you don't want to make it, buy: Annie's Naturals Lite Raspberry Vinaigrette.

Classic Caesar
Whisk together 2/3 cup low-fat plain yogurt, 1/3 cup light mayo, 1 clove grated garlic, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 2 teaspoons anchovy paste, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire and 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper.If you don't want to make it, buy: Cardini's Light Caesar.

Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette
Roast 2 medium tomatoes on a foil-lined baking sheet at 450 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes; remove skins. Add to blender with 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon each white wine vinegar and brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Blend and strain.If you don't want to make it, buy: Bolthouse Farms Zesty French Yogurt Dressing.

Originally published in the June 2012 issue of Family Circle magazine.