Lettuce Recipes

Grab a head—these recipes with lettuce are nearly impossible to pass up! Fresh dishes, made with butterhead, romaine, iceberg and more, prove there’s no such thing as too much lettuce.

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    Green Tomato BLT

    I absolutely love tomatoes, any kind, any size. Being from the South, that includes fried green tomatoes. I created a special summer sandwich to show them off. —Hillian Holmgren, Del Rio, Texas

    Nicoise Salad

    2 reviews

    This garden-fresh salad is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Add some crusty bread and you...


    BLT-and-More Salad for Two

    “I created this when my husband and I were looking for something quick, yet different. The blend of flavors is...


    Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

    This simple colorful salad is easy to make. We eat a lot of grapefruit so I was happy to come...


    Grandma’s French Tuna Salad Wraps

    9 reviews

    My French Canadian grandmother always made tuna salad with chopped egg in it. I’ve made my own version, adding veggies...

    Curried Chicken Salad for Two

    1 review

    "Curry and mustard complement the sweet fruit and crunchy nuts in this guilt-free salad. I like on a bed of...


    Thai Shrimp Salad for 2

    Here's a deliciously different salad that blends grilled shrimp, a lean source of protein, with the low-calorie crunch of cucumber...

    Summer Salad

    This is a great meal by itself or equally refreshing as a side salad. Tart cranberries and dressing, tangy feta...


    Simple Lettuce Salad

    4 reviews

    MY Mother often fixed this salad when I was a child. I grew up on a farm and most of...


    Crab Meat Pasta Salad

    Beth Kist from Chicago, Illinois shares this delightful seafood salad that’s ideal for a special luncheon. It’s crispy and crunchy...


    Waldorf Lentil Salad

    1 review

    Here's a delicious way to get fiber-rich lentils into your diet. "This salad includes something I discovered years ago: a...

    Apricot-Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwiches

    1 review

    I ordered an entrée similar to this at the local museum café and liked it so much I decided to...


    Quick Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    5 reviews

    Our Test Kitchen bundles together a tasty blend of garden flavors with sweet and hot accents. Wrapped in lettuce leaves,...



    Hearty Ground Beef Salad

    1 review

    In Wexford, Pennsylvania, Ruth Carter relies on this hearty salad for a quick dinner on busy workdays. “My husband likes...


    Super Veggie Tossed Salad

    This crunchy vegetable salad is perfect on a hot summer's day. I like to cut the vegetables earlier in the...

    Taco Salad for 2

    Amy Fecher from Beavercreek, Ohio shares the colorful taco salad that is her husband's favorite meal. "Because it is simple...


    Simple Marinated Green Beans

    "On warm Indian summer days, I like to prepare fast and fuss-free dishes that don't require heating up the kitchen,"...


    Creamy Green Bean Salad

    1 review

    IN our early years of marriage, my husband asked me to make bean salad "like his mother's". I've tried many...


    Tuna Salad in Tomato Cups

    2 reviews

    Make your tuna salad stand out with this fun and simple treatment. The Asian flavors jazz it up, while red...


    Southwest Pork and Bean Salad

    "This salad is tasty on its own," writes Lynn Biscott of Toronto, Ontario, "but we also like it as a...


    Beef Strip Salad

    For a refreshing meal in minutes, Betty Gregoire of Austin, Texas adds chilled beef tenderloin to a tasty green salad...


    Italian Summer Squash Salad

    "My mother in Florida shared this recipe with me," says Lois Gelzer of Standish, Maine. "It is very colorful...and it's...


    Lettuce with Buttermilk Dressing for 2

    1 review

    Just five ingredients are all you’ll need for this simple, yet tasty salad with a sweet homemade dressing. Jean Morgan...

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    Acini di Pepe Salad

    8 reviews

    Looking for a quick lunch idea? I blend veggies, tiny pasta and juicy pineapple bits into one of my crunchy,...


    Teriyaki Mushroom Salad

    This hot salad is quick, easy and so good. Served with a bowl of hearty tomato soup, it makes a...


    Grapefruit Lettuce Salad

    A light vinaigrette flavored with cilantro and grapefruit juice drapes this tangy salad from Vivian Haen of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin....


    Kidney Bean Salad

    3 reviews

    My daughter's friend made this as a side dish, but it's hearty enough to enjoy as a light lunch or...


    Sesame Chicken Salad

    3 reviews

    The home economists in our Test Kitchen tossed together this fresh, flavorful Asian salad that’s brimming with color and crunch....


    Blue Cheese Salad with Onion and Pear

    1 review

    This pretty and flavorful salad with a contrast of texture is refreshing and versatile…a nice accompaniment to a variety of...