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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    Pomegranate & Baby Spinach Salad

    I toss together greens, blue cheese, pomegranate seeds and toasted hazelnuts for this elegant salad. You won’t want to serve it without the tongue-tingling, made-from-scratch dressing. —Nancy Mueller, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

    Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Salad

    After making this lovely salad, you won’t want to relegate nutritious beets and sweet potatoes to the side of the...


    Tarragon Lettuce Salad

    I found this recipe in a packet of materials that came with some butter lettuce seeds several years ago. It...


    Apple Camembert Salad

    I like to serve this refreshing main-dish salad with thinly sliced pork roast or diced chicken breast.
    —Trisha Kruse,...


    Blood Orange Caprese Salad

    A colorful twist on the classic caprese salad of mozzarella, basil and tomato, this one uses blood oranges in place...

    Candied Pecan and Pear Salad

    Spiced nuts and mellow pears bring a nice crunch to this salad. You’ll love the white cheddar and tangy vinaigrette,...


    Tossed Eggplant Salad

    This unusual combination of taste and texture makes a very colorful salad. A dollop of dressing enhances the taste.

    Red Leaf and Mandarin Salad

    A delicious mix of sweet, salty and tangy makes this effortless salad outstanding. It looks beautiful with the colorful lettuce,...


    Olive Orange Salad

    This easy side salad is fancy enough to serve to dinner guests, but quick enough to make during the week....


    Simple Lettuce Salad

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


    Waldorf Lentil Salad

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

    Roasted Pepper Mushroom Salad

    This is a very pretty dish to serve at any get-together. I always make a double batch so everyone can...


    Tabbouleh Salad

    The highlight of our neighborhood potlucks has long been my mother-in-law’s tabbouleh. It satisfies the healthiest appetites with filling bulgur...


    Curried Egg Lettuce Cups

    Guests will love the combination of crisp, cold lettuce leaves and flavorful egg salad. Peanuts add a crunchy texture to...


    Roasted Beet-Orange Salad

    Tender beets and tangy vinaigrette are the stars of this fresh, colorful salad. —Kathy Rairigh, Milford, Indiana


    Egg Salad Pockets

    “Here’s a delectable and filling sandwich that’s perfect for spring and summer
    outings.” Karen Ann Bland — Gove, Kansas

    Spiced Cranberry-Chutney Gelatin Salad

    I combined my mother-in-law’s famous cranberry chutney with my raspberry gelatin recipe to come up with this nicely spiced side....


    Greek Potato Salad

    —Roberta Webster, Hampton, Florida


    Quick Greek Garden Salad

    I like to dress up this salad by serving it in a lettuce-lined bowl. But it's gorgeous as well as...


    Bean ‘n’ Rice Picnic Salad

    This filling salad was a favorite for luncheons with Ruth Andrewson from Leavenworth, Washington. Orange carrots and green celery also...


    Lettuce with Buttermilk Dressing for 2

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


    Acini di Pepe Salad

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


    Lemony Fruit Salad

    When I was a teenager, I did all the cooking for my family of 10. I came up with this...


    Grapefruit Lettuce Salad

    A light vinaigrette flavored with cilantro and grapefruit juice drapes this tangy salad. You can make the dressing ahead because...

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    Avocado Grapefruit Salad

    Here's a simple salad to make. The dressing is light and pleasant— great complement to the two fruits.


    Tangerine Tossed Salad

    My mother taught me how to cook when I was a young girl. The sweet tangerines and crunchy caramelized almonds...


    Orange-Cucumber Lettuce Salad

    I've always loved my grandma's recipe for spinach-mandarin salad, so when I found this recipe, I knew it was one...


    Grapefruit Avocado Salad

    Country Woman's Test Kitchen developed this pretty, refreshing salad, which pairs well with roasted meats and poultry. The avocado, red...


    Daylily Salad

    Daylily buds add color to this creative salad. The flavor is a cross between lettuce and cabbage.


    Traditional Greek Salad

    This tart and crispy salad complements a variety of entrees, from casseroles and meats to pasta and pizza. “It’s one...