Salad Recipe Ideas for Dinner Main Courses and Sides

Salad recipe ideas give you the option of creating a great healthy meal for your family. You can either use a salad as a main course or you can use it as a side dish to compliment any dinner.

Salads are perfect for any occasion, whether as a simple side item or the main course. They have many benefits as they can be packed full of nutrients the body needs. They help boost nutritional intake, you lose weight, and are a great way to get all of the servings of vegetables and fruit your body needs every day, all in one dish.

I personally love every kind of salads and I love to experiment with different recipes in the search for the best salads recipe ideas.

These types of recipes are the most versatile of any recipes in that you can do pretty much anything with vegetables and fruit and call it a salad. They are easy to prepare and can be ready to serve in minutes - no cooking required.

Not all salad mixes have to include lettuce. I know a lot of people who don't like lettuce and feel that there is no nutritional value to lettuce. I find that most salads are better without lettuce. In fact, most salads don't use lettuce at all like potato salad, egg salad, and tuna salad among others.

Here are some things you can add to different kinds of salads: Potatoes, kale, cauliflower, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, olives, kohlrabi, radish, sprouts, peas, onions, a variety of beans, and any other type of vegetable you can think of. You can also add fruits such as tomatoes, strawberries, melons, apples, pineapple, and so on.

There are no limits on a salad, which make them perfect for any scenario in the kitchen. Just dig through your fridge and cupboards and throw it together. 

Check out some of my salad recipes to help compliment your dinner.

Salad Recipe Ideas for Any Dinner!

The following is my list of great salad recipes that you can use to garnish any meal or use as your whole meal.

Vegetable Salad Recipe

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