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Meatless Monday: Salad sensations


Expand your horizons when you think about salads. They’re not all the tossed green variety. From melons to beans to greens, a salad makes a perfect Meatless Monday meal.

Tabbouleh Salad

It’s easy to feel like you’re eating right by just sitting down with a simple salad for lunch or dinner. But sometimes we get so set in our ways with a particular meal it’s hard to break away from what we know best — and that can get boring. Spruce things up with your salads! Use a variety of greens and main ingredients to make them flavorful, filling and fascinating!

Salad situation, A-OK

There are so many types of salads it’s amazing! Check out the variety of salads that will make your Meatless Monday meals anything but boring:

Grain salads

  • Tabbouleh salad
  • Barley salad with summer vegetables

Greens salads

  • Escarole and toasted walnut salad with lemon dressing
  • Easy broccoli salad

Bean salads

Seafood salads

  • Chopped shrimp Waldorf salad
  • 10-minute Mediterranean tuna salad

Potato salads

  • Potato salad with fava beans and fennel
  • Potato salad with chile-cumin vinaigrette

Fruit salads

  • Mixed fruit salad with spicy dressing
  • Honeydew melon salad with citrus dressing

Pasta salads

  • Greek feta pasta salad
  • Fruity pasta salad

The perfect take-to-work lunch, salads are convenient and healthy. Hosting a heavy-duty get together? Salads are easy to make and have something for everyone to enjoy. Tired of turning on the oven? Salads make a perfect no-cook meal in minutes.

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