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    Italian Dressing

    This is a satisfying all-purpose Italian dressing recipe. Use this homemade version on salad greens, in vegetable salads or even as a marinade for chicken. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Air-Fryer Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful salad recipe always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. It's a timesaver during the...


    Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a...


    Marinated Vegetables with Olives

    Veggies play nicely together in a healthy, easy dish that can be an appetizer or a salad.
    —Sue Hansen,...


    Quick Crispy Green Bean Salad

    Younger children might ask if the beans in this flavorful salad came from Jack’s magic beanstalk. The dish is an...

    Peach Mango Caprese Salad

    Summer in the Midwest offers a bounty of fresh produce. I wanted to come up with something new from the...


    Orzo with Feta and Arugula

    In my family, we love salads because they’re an interesting way to blend many different flavors. This orzo salad is...

    Sweet Potato Panzanella

    This is my favorite fall lunch dish. It is filled with flavor and texture but isn't too high in calories....


    Sicilian Potato Salad

    Fresh basil is the star of this mayo-free, Italian-inspired take on potato salad. —Sue Falk, Warren, Michigan


    Zucchini Panzanella Salad

    I learned how to make panzanella from my friend's grandmother. Once I discovered how to make the perfect vinaigrette, it...


    Eggplant Salad with Tomato and Goat Cheese

    Tender, grilled eggplant helps make this light summer salad feel like a meal. The balsamic dressing adds so much depth...

    Mushroom Panzanella

    My variation on Italian bread salad pairs nicely with grilled or roasted meats. It offers a sensational blend of tastes...


    Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette for Two

    A tart and tangy dressing turns a basic salad into something special. It works for weeknight dining but is good...


    Italian Chopped Salad with Chicken

    Don’t let the ingredient list fool you—this summery chicken salad is so simple! Prepare it in the morning; let it...


    Makeover Italian Pasta Salad

    Here’s the perfect side dish for summer picnics or fall potlucks—and no one would ever guess that it’s been slimmed...


    Italian Green Beans and Mushrooms

    Enhance your menu anytime using this flavorful recipe. Toasted almonds add crunch to the medley of green beans and mushrooms.

    Wheat Berry Salad with Artichokes and Cranberries

    Every year at Christmastime, I serve this hearty and colorful salad. If you like, prepare it ahead of time and...


    Caprese Salad

    My husband and I love Caprese salad, but not the high prices we pay for it in restaurants. Here, we...


    Easy Italian Spinach Salad

    A simple homemade dressing makes this salad a flavorful option for any meal, but it’s ideal with lasagna, spaghetti, manicotti...


    Balsamic Chicken Pasta

    “Balsamic vinaigrette gives a refreshing zing to this pasta dish,” says Bill Hilbrich of Saint Cloud, Minnesota. “It can be...


    Pearl Pasta Salad

    I was served this salad at a hotel in Sacramento and just loved it. Here’s my version. It’s great to...


    Spinach Tortellini Salad

    Pretty and packed with nutrition, this fresh-tasting salad makes a company-special light meal or side dish! “I also add diced...


    Antipasto Pasta Salad

    This beautiful, hearty antipasto pasta salad is ideal for picnics because it's mayo-free. It's also really easy and a huge...


    Balsamic Vegetable Salad

    Looking for a refreshing and colorful salad? Look no further. This concoction has a tang from balsamic vinegar and couldn’t...

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    Zesty Salad Greens with Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette

    Served over a bed of crisp mixed greens with tasty toppings, this vinaigrette adds a touch of restaurant flair. The...


    Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

    This refreshing medley has become a family favorite for breakfast and brunch. You could even serve the fruit with a...


    Arugula Summer Salad

    This simple summer-fresh salad stars arugula and tomatoes—we love them both. Olive oil—the only oil I use in my kitchen—flavors...


    Zesty Crouton Salad

    “It takes no time at all to prepare the few ingredients for this recipe. And everyone loves the resulting combination...


    Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette

    A tart and tangy dressing turns a basic salad into something special. It works for weeknight dining but is good...


    Summer Garden Salad

    Now’s the time to raid your garden and herb patch and put together this healthy salad. A touch of mint...