With these 70 recipes, the editors at Good Housekeeping help you transform your salad from simple to super.
Salads are a great way to showcase seasonal fresh produce — but do you find yourself having the same lettuce-dressing combination again and again? Shake it up, with this collection from the editors of Good Housekeeping. These are their favourite, most creative recipes for turning basic salads into show-stopping one-dish meals. Adaptable and delicious, these 70 salads range from refreshing accompaniments and light starters to protein-rich main courses.
Whichever you choose, you'll discover a delectable combination of ingredients — from crunchy nuts, creamy cheeses, tangy vinaigrettes, and more — that make healthy eating exciting again. With tips and tricks from the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, you'll always succeed in making the humble salad into a worthy meal.
About the Authors
Susan Westmoreland is Culinary Director of Good Housekeeping. Media appearances include the TODAY show, Good Morning America, Food Network and Cooking Channel shows, NPR’s All Things Considered, and The Connected Table. She is a member of the Kitchen Cabinet at Smithsonian Museum of American History and has served on the Board of Directors of Les Dames d'Escoffier and the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance. In 2001, Susan was named The James Beard Foundation’s Editor of the Year. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Good Housekeeping is a leading lifestyle media brand inspiring a monthly audience of 30+ million readers to discover genius innovations, delicious ideas, style-savvy trends, compelling news, and best-in-class products for their homes, families, and themselves. The Good Housekeeping Institute’s state-of-the-art labs combined with Good Housekeeping’s seasoned editorial talent and renowned test kitchen is unparalleled. In addition to its US flagship, Good Housekeeping publishes five editions around the world.
"Whether readers are looking for a salad to serve as a main, a side, or something to bring to a party or cookout, they will find plenty of friendly options in this convenient recipe collection. Dishes range from salads that can be created in a matter of minutes (rotisserie chicken Cobb, Nicoise) as well as ones requiring specific tools, such as a sous vide device for a steak salad with charred green onions and beets (though one can also grill the steak along with the vegetables). . . . flavor-packed options as the tapas salad with manchego cheese, chorizo, and roasted peppers in a simple sherry-based vinaigrette; ginger pork and cucumber salad; Caribbean salmon and mango; and a craveable honey-lime ramen. As with other Good Housekeeping efforts, the emphasis here is on flavor, familiarity, and simplicity . . . nutritional information for each salad allows readers to make informed choices. This user-friendly collection makes a perfect fit for vegetarians and carnivores alike." --Publishers Weekly