Move Over, Lettuce! 11 Creative Leafy Green SaladsJane Maynard
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
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
This hearty salad is completely different than your traditional Caesar or garden salad, but still filled with healthy greens!
Pear, Arugula, Walnut and Parmesan Salad 3 of 12
This salad is filled with all kinds of delicious ingredients, including peppery green arugula that pairs nicely with the sweetness of pear.
Rainbow Chard Slaw 4 of 12
Don't like cabbage but want a delicious slaw? Break out the rainbow chard!
Cheesy Pecan Kale Salad 5 of 12
This robust salad is flavorful and filled with all kinds of healthy kale goodness!
Balsamic Veggie Salad in a Jar 6 of 12
Not only does this salad get creative with the greens, but it gets creative with its serving dish, too!
Radicchio Apple Salad 7 of 12
This radicchio apple salad has a great crispy texture and is served with a delicious pear vinaigrette. YUM.
Cherry Arugula Salad 8 of 12
Another arugula salad that pairs this peppery plant with the sweet juiciness of cherries.
Rainbow Chard Salad with Oranges and Cipollini Onions 9 of 12
This salad is filled with all kinds of flavors and textures but is still simple to throw together!
Quinoa Salad with Squash and Collard Greens 10 of 12
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.
Strawberry Balsamic Spinach Salad 11 of 12
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.
Healthy Kale Salad with Parmesan and Dried Cranberries 12 of 12
This recipe provides another delicious way to get healthy kale into your diet!