Main Dish Salad Recipes

Looking for dinner ideas? Try these quick and easy salad recipes.

| Spring 2018

  • chefs salad
    A chef's salad featuring lettuce, tomato, turkey, ham, boiled egg, cucumber and cheese.
    Photo by Getty Images/NRedmond
  • cobb salad
    Fresh salad of romaine greens, sliced chicken breast, tomatoes, bacon, avocado, boiled egg, and blue cheese.
    Photo by Getty Images/NightAndDayImages
  • caesar salad
    Healthy Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad with Cheese and Croutons
    Photo by Getty Images/bhofack2
  • taco salad
    Taco Salad is served in a taco bowl atop refried beans.
    Photo by Getty Images/RichLegg

  • chefs salad
  • cobb salad
  • caesar salad
  • taco salad

When I think of supper salads, I tend to think of salads that feature a variety of ingredients that are filling, including meats. These salads are hearty enough to be served as the main course — a stand-alone dish that needs no sides.

When I'm in the mood to serve salad for supper, there are four main salads that come to mind: Caesar salad, chef salad, Cobb salad, and taco salad. All of them are delicious, all are simple to make, and all are a tasty treat for supper any night of the week.

Following are four recipes from the Capper's Farmer archives. Give them a try, and if you have a different type of supper salad recipe, send it to us, and we just might feature it in a future issue of the magazine.

Chef Salad



Cobb Salad

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad






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