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Move Over, Lettuce! 11 Creative Leafy Green Salads

Lettuce is a great base for salads but it’s not the only leafy green out there! Want to shake up your leafy green salads and get a little creative? Try these 11 salad recipes that use other types of leafy greens and tell lettuce to step aside!

  • Move Over, Lettuce! 1 of 12
    11 creative leafy green salads

    Want to get creative with your leafy salads? Let greens like kale, escarole and arugula take center stage for something different and delicious!

  • Butternut Squash Salad with Escarole 2 of 12
    butternut squash salad with escarole

    This hearty salad is completely different than your traditional Caesar or garden salad, but still filled with healthy greens!

    Make Butternut Squash Salad with Escarole

  • Pear, Arugula, Walnut and Parmesan Salad 3 of 12
    pear arugula salad

    This salad is filled with all kinds of delicious ingredients, including peppery green arugula that pairs nicely with the sweetness of pear.

    Make Pear, Arugula, Walnut and Parmesan Salad

  • Rainbow Chard Slaw 4 of 12
    rainbow chard slaw

    Don't like cabbage but want a delicious slaw? Break out the rainbow chard!

    Make Rainbow Chard Slaw

  • Cheesy Pecan Kale Salad 5 of 12
    cheesy pecan kale salad

    This robust salad is flavorful and filled with all kinds of healthy kale goodness!

    Make Cheesy Pecan Kale Salad

  • Balsamic Veggie Salad in a Jar 6 of 12
    balsamic veggie salad in a jar

    Not only does this salad get creative with the greens, but it gets creative with its serving dish, too!

    Make Balsamic Veggie Salad in a Jar

  • Radicchio Apple Salad 7 of 12
    radicchio apple salad

    This radicchio apple salad has a great crispy texture and is served with a delicious pear vinaigrette. YUM.

    Make Radicchio Apple Salad

  • Cherry Arugula Salad 8 of 12
    Cherry Arugula Salad

    Another arugula salad that pairs this peppery plant with the sweet juiciness of cherries.

    Make Cherry Arugula Salad

  • Rainbow Chard Salad with Oranges and Cipollini Onions 9 of 12
    rainbow chard salad

    This salad is filled with all kinds of flavors and textures but is still simple to throw together!

    Make Rainbow Chard Salad with Oranges and Cipollini Onions from Brooklyn Summer

  • Quinoa Salad with Squash and Collard Greens 10 of 12
    quinoa salad with squash and collard greens

    This salad has a nice combination of textures and flavors and, even though there are leafy greens in this salad, you can easily store leftovers in the fridge.

    Make Quinoa Salad with Squash and Collard Greens

  • Strawberry Balsamic Spinach Salad 11 of 12
    strawberry balsamic spinach salad

    I usually just pair spinach with strawberries and candied nuts. Don't get me wrong, that simple salad hits the spot, but I love how this salad uses balsamic vinegar and feta cheese.

    Make Strawberry Balsamic Spinach Salad

  • Healthy Kale Salad with Parmesan and Dried Cranberries 12 of 12
    kale salad with parmesan and dried cranberries

    This recipe provides another delicious way to get healthy kale into your diet!

    Make Healthy Kale Salad with Parmesan and Dried Cranberries

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