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Salads

(13 Recipes) Created by NANCYSGARDENS

Recipes in this Collection

Chef Meg's Whole Grain Panzanella (Bread and Tomato Salad)
Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)

Panzanella is an Italian salad that can be found on trendy bistro menus in the hot summer months. I'll share a secret with you: This salad was invented when times were tough, as a way to use up stale bread.

Essentially, you make a salad--traditionally with plenty of fresh tomatoes--toss it with a vinaigrette, then add cubed stale or toasted bread just before serving.

You can toast up a day-old baguette or fresh bread, depending on what you have in the kitchen.

The bread soaks up all the delicious juice from the tomatoes and the tangy vinaigrette. The rest of the summer-fresh vegetables add crunch and freshness.

NOTE: If you're watching your sodium intake, reduce the amount of feta or omit it.

TIP: Rub a garlic clove on the bread after toasting for instant, healthier croutons.

Carbs: 26.5g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 6.6g | Calories: 224.3
Grapefruit Salad
Very Good 4.2/5
(23 ratings)

Eat as a side salad or add two grilled scallops and a slice of grilled whole-grain bread for a meal!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.1g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 105
Very Good 4.4/5
(35 ratings)

Great Salad or Chunky Salsa

Submitted by VFITZ89

Carbs: 8g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 63.1
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
Panzanella (Bread and Tomato Salad)
Very Good 4.3/5
(41 ratings)

Panzanella is an Italian salad that can be found on trendy bistro menus in the hot summer months. This salad was invented when times were tough, as a way to use up stale bread.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 26.5g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 6.6g | Calories: 224.3
Summer Corn Relish
Very Good 4.0/5
(17 ratings)

Sweet summer corn gets a tangy twist.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.1g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 49.4
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Chickpea and Brown Rice Salad
Good 3.6/5
(10 ratings)

This hearty, healthy salad is great warm or cold. It's even better the next day, after the flavors have had a chance to mingle.

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 56.2g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 8.1g | Protein: 9g | Calories: 332.2
Simple Quinoa and Vegetables
Very Good 4.1/5
(206 ratings)

This protein-rich vegetarian recipe is simple to make and tasty to eat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38.4g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 7.4g | Calories: 294.9
Spanish Rice and Vegetables
Good 3.7/5
(13 ratings)

A budget version of the rustic Spanish favorite. An herbed-citrus olive pesto adds color and intensifies the flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 7.2g | Calories: 219.4
Garden Potato Salad
Good 3.8/5
(190 ratings)

Low-fat cottage cheese is the secret to the dressing in this delicious and simple summer side.

Carbs: 22g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.9g | Calories: 99.8
End of Summer Salad
Very Good 4.0/5
(5 ratings)

Bid adieu to summer with this sweet and savory watermelon salad.

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 12g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 62.7
(no ratings)

This reminds me of tuna salad because of the mayo and celery. It's a good sandwich filling for vegetarians or those trying to get more beans into their diet. To make it vegan, just use Veganaise for the mayo.

Submitted by NANCYSGARDENS

Carbs: 26g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 147.9
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