Salads

The best green and pasta salad recipes.

Nicoise Salad

Niçoise Salad

Salad Niçoise is best in Spring using fresh Farmers’ Market ingredients with the help of some high quality pantry items. This started as a recipe for an easy to prepare seasonal salad you can bring to a picnic, the beach, or even to the office. It’s evolved, though, into a […]

Kale and Roast Chicken Salad

Kale and Roast Chicken Salad

This Kale and Roast Chicken Salad is quick, healthy, and filling enough for lunch or dinner. Pick up one of those rotisserie chickens at the grocery store and have this meal ready in the time it takes to make pasta. It’s been a busy week here at Eat Up! Kitchen. […]

Tomato Burrata Salad

Tomato, Bacon, Egg, and Burrata Salad

Hurry up and get the last of the summer heirloom tomatoes for a Tomato Burrata Salad! This is one of my favorite simple ways to enjoy in-season tomatoes. A little lettuce, basil, crumbled bacon, and hard boiled egg, topped with Burrata, olive oil, black pepper, and Maldon sea salt. We’re […]

Classic Caesar Dressing

Classic Caesar Dressing

The Classic Caesar Dressing is so easy to make at home that there’s no reason to buy a bottle. So easy in fact that a blender just gets in the way. Of course this recipe includes egg yolks and the mandatory anchovies for maximum richness and umami. The original Caesar […]

Easy Caesar Dressing

Easy Caesar Dressing

Using store bought mayonnaise makes for a super Easy Caesar Dressing. Plus you don’t have to worry about anchovies and raw egg yolks. This comes together in 5-7 minutes with stuff you probably already have. While writing this recipe for Classic Caesar Dressing I thought there’s probably a bunch of […]

Chipotle Chicken Salad

Chipotle Chicken Salad

This recipe for Chipotle Chicken Salad with Mango Salsa is totally not a salad. But there’s Romaine Lettuce, so… Let me know if you have a better name. You can use this Chipotle Chicken Salad recipe (sans lettuce) for any sort of tex-mex sort of dish. This is great with […]

Sea Bass Taco Bowl

Sea Bass Taco Bowl

This Orange Chipotle Sea Bass Taco Bowl is an awesome lunch to throw together on a weekend or even a weekday! Take all your favorite taco ingredients, throw them on top of some Lime marinated Napa Cabbage and Bib Lettuce then to it off with this amazing Chilean Sea Bass […]

Citrus Walnut Broccoli Salad

Citrus Walnut Broccoli Salad

This Citrus Walnut Broccoli Salad with Orange Blossom Honey and Pickled Red Onions is so delicious and easy, I’ve already made it twice this week! This is one of those recipes I just came up with on the fly looking at the ingredients I had around the kitchen. You can […]

Ham Swiss Rye Potato Salad

Ham and Swiss on Rye Potato Salad

This unique take on potato salad gives you all the great Ham and Swiss on Rye flavors to serve along side any dish. This would be awesome with pot roast, hamburgers, a whole roast chicken, or pork chops!

Mexican Quinoa Salad

Mexican Quinoa Salad

In the time it takes you to watch a few cat videos on youtube, you could be eating this awesome summer salad! Once you’ve got your quinoa simmering in a covered pot, it only takes a few minutes to prep your veggies. If your ingredients are fresh, you really don’t […]

Summer Pasta Salad with Lemon Honey Vinaigrette

Summer Pasta Salad with Lemon Honey Vinaigrette

What cookout is complete without a myriad of colorful healthy salads?! Pasta and vegetables are brought together with lemon, honey, mint and feta in this dish that screams Eat Me! Serve alongside barbecued ribs or burgers to brighten up your table. Or just make this for a random weeknight dinner […]

Shaved Vegetable Salad

Shaved Vegetable Salad

This shaved vegetable salad accomplishes two things. It combines a bunch of complimentary vegetables and briny bits in to a delicious mouth dance and it looks good while doing it! This salad could actually stand alone with no dressing at all (or just a bit of olive oil and lemon juice) […]

Fennel Salad

Fennel Salad

This Fennel salad would be great any time of year but it’s especially great in the spring.  By thinly shaving the fennel in a mandolin and breaking it up in a bowl with vinegar, you can easily eat this root vegetable without cooking it. 

Shaved Vegetable Salad with Lemon and Tarragon Dressing

Lemon and Tarragon Dressing

This lemon and tarragon dressing will work on light salads, fish, and in veggie wraps. An immersion blender makes quick work on this dressing in less than five minutes.