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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    Pressure Cooker Shredded Beef Lettuce Cups

    I love this light yet lively dinner for busy days that are filled with swim lessons and outdoor activities. If you can't find Bibb or Boston, green leaf lettuce is less sturdy but works in a pinch. —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah

    Turkey and Apple Arugula Salad in a Jar

    Layer up a delicious take-anywhere lunch with this adaptation of a turkey and apple salad inspired by a recipe from...


    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...


    Apple, Blue Cheese & Bibb Salad

    Red or Golden Delicious apples add a burst of fall flavor to this simple salad. Blue cheese and toasted walnuts...


    Apple-Pecan Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

    Sweet-tart apples, like Braeburn or Empire, pair well with Parmesan cheese in this apple pecan salad. You can also try...

    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...

    Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

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


    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,...


    Fruited Turkey Salads

    What a perfectly lovely summer salad! This one is bursting with juicy peaches, sun-kissed blueberries, cold turkey and crunchy toasted...


    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....


    Roasted Beet-Orange Salad

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


    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....


    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 from Vivian Haen of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin....

    Avocado Grapefruit Salad

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


    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...


    Cranberry Chicken Salad Sandwiches

    Cubed cooked chicken speeds assembly of these cute and filling chicken salad sandwiches. Dressed up with cranberries and served in...


    Grapefruit Avocado Salad

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


    Lemon Vinaigrette Salad

    For a lovely side dish, try this pretty arranged salad. With delicately flavored Boston lettuce and tomato and cucumber slices,...


    Herbed Raspberry-Hazelnut Salad

    I receive great compliments whenever I serve this salad at parties. It’s refreshing and tasty.


    Lemony Mushroom Lettuce Salad

    Looking for a way to use up leftover mushrooms? This refreshing salad is topped with plenty of fresh “mushies” that...


    Cherry-Cheese Gelatin Salad

    THIS recipe was in a community cookbook compiled by our high school’s booster club 22 years ago. The measurements and...

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    Crab Louie Lettuce Wraps

    Party guests can mingle and enjoy these tasty portable lettuce wraps without having to juggle plates and forks. — Michael...


    Glazed Walnut-Pear Salad

    The taste and presentation of this salad is sure to fool guests of just how easy it is to make....


    Almond-Orange Tossed Salad

    Another highlight of my Easter menu is this pretty salad, with its slightly sweet homemade dressing and crispy sugar-toasted almonds....


    Chicken and Pineapple Salad

    "This salad takes a little time, but it is truly worth the few extra steps," writes Diane Sparrow, Osage, Iowa....


    Bunny Pear Salad

    All dressed up for the Easter parade, these darling bunny salads sent by Albertine Sperling of Abbotsford, British Columbia make...


    Apple and Goat Cheese Salad

    This goat cheese salad is a light and delicious side dish for almost any meal. The sweetness of the apples,...