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Salads, Soups & Veggie Dishes (with a few crock pot meals) to get through the hot summer months

(21 Recipes) Created by DEZE509

Recipes in this Collection

Herbed Bulgur and Lentil Salad
Very Good 4.2/5
(195 ratings)

This recipe is part of "The SparkPeople Cookbook." Order your copy today! This salad is even better the longer it sits in the fridge, so we love to make a big batch of it and eat it throughout the week.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 159.2
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: This is even good with canned corn!

Submitted by JIFFERS29

Carbs: 38.2g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 15.3g | Calories: 230.8
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Light refreshing side using garden fresh grape tomatoes, scallions and basil.

Submitted by DEZE509

Carbs: 6g | Fat: 9g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 104.2
Very Good 4.3/5
(3 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: So good and really easy!

Submitted by CRBEDELL

Carbs: 33.1g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 44g | Calories: 335.4
Spinach and Tomato Pasta Salad
Very Good 4.1/5
(146 ratings)

Most pasta salads are heavy on the pasta and light on everything else. This version, which can be served warm or cold, includes a hefty portion of vegetables--both spinach and tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 12g | Calories: 267.2
 Tuna and White Bean Salad
Good 3.9/5
(250 ratings)

A refreshing alternative to tuna salad. Pair with tomatoes and cucumber for a light lunch.

Submitted by JLPNURSE

Carbs: 20.4g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 27.6g | Calories: 219.1
Tomato Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(150 ratings)

This tomato soup is so rich and thick you'll swear it's laden with cream and butter. The trick is really good tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 98.9
Very Good 4.5/5
(6 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Even used dried beans (add more liquid and cook a little longer.)

Submitted by LETSGOGIRLS!!!

Carbs: 27.5g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 10g | Protein: 10.8g | Calories: 162
(no ratings)


Carbs: 11.9g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 3.8g | Calories: 61.6
Good 3.7/5
(25 ratings)

Hearty filling creamy texture soup

Submitted by LPBATT

Carbs: 43.6g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 7.1g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 199.2
(no ratings)

A light, tastey, & low sodium way to use up some leftover chicken.

Submitted by JOANN562

Carbs: 25.3g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 20.9g | Calories: 238.2
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Adaptad from Shape Magazine, April, 2007

Submitted by GVMEMOMENT

Carbs: 4.9g | Fat: 13.6g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 17.3g | Calories: 210.8
This recipe has been marked private.
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

From "Simply Salads" by Jennifer Chandler.

Submitted by ALISONSLP

Carbs: 4g | Fat: 11.9g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 5g | Calories: 138.2
California Roll in a Bowl
Very Good 4.6/5
(94 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Really different but the family loved it!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 27.3g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 6.5g | Calories: 199.1
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Found on; adapted recipe to use chicken instead of beef.

Submitted by DEZE509

Carbs: 12.9g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 25.7g | Calories: 205.3
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Another I found on

Submitted by DEZE509

Carbs: 38.1g | Fat: 15.8g | Fiber: 8.9g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 330.3
Garden Fresh Lasagna
Very Good 4.4/5
(32 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I've made this with 1/2 tofu and 1/2 ricotta.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 30.1g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 12.1g | Calories: 212.1
Lemon-Pepper Chicken Caesar Salads
Very Good 4.4/5
(11 ratings)

Probably the most savory salad I've ever had. Non-salad eaters will like this! with a homemade delicious dijon-parm vinaigrette that tastes really similar to caesar dressing.

Submitted by ONIONSLAYER

Carbs: 13.1g | Fat: 16.3g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 9g | Calories: 235.7
Very Good 4.1/5
(45 ratings)

Tacos are one of my favorite all time things and this recipe satisfies my craving.

Submitted by RAWEBER1117

Carbs: 23.3g | Fat: 18.8g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 26.3g | Calories: 373.6
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