Most of the time, salads are used as side dishes for the main meal. That would depend on the mealtime, ingredients, diet, and preference of the person. But you know that they can be made as an attractive main meal, you just have to experiment on the recipes.
More than the leafy greens, root crops, and some fruits, you can incorporate healthy proteins and fats such as chicken, eggs, fish, avocado, olive oil, nuts, yogurt, cheese, and other ingredients suitable to make your salad as delicious and as healthy as possible.
Make your salads exciting and satisfying that you would definitely want to eat them for dinner. You can even share and prep your next level salad recipe for your family or friends, so they, too, can taste what a healthy, fulfilling dinner should be.
Here are the five (5) tastiest healthy salads that you can serve for dinner.
First on our list is the not-so-complicated, flavor-packed White Bean and Tuna Salad. This nutritious salad is filled with so much protein, fiber, and vitamins, that’s great as a standalone meal past 6 p.m.
Prep your ingredients such as small white beans, green beans, hard-boiled eggs, solid white tuna, butter lettuce, small shallot, basil leaves, pepper, Kosher salt, olive oil and red wine vinegar, and toss them in a large bowl. Now, your healthy, tasty dinner is ready!
This vegetable dish turned salad plus cheese is in for a tasty dinner. Ratatouille Cheese Salad is a colorful combination of your favorite greens and fresh cheese making it a favorite by some who have discovered it. This fully loaded healthy meal is composed of eggplant, zucchini, plum tomatoes, summer squash, red pepper, fresh basil leaves, sourdough, red wine vinegar, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper, and feta cheese. This salad can be a side dish or a fully loaded healthy meal that will make your dinner satisfying. Prep and slice your veggies perfectly on a Premium Bamboo Cutting Board.
Potatoes and eggs might be common for you to eat, but putting them together for a salad is a different flavorful story. Potato Egg Salad is a simple recipe that many people love. It’s so healthy that it not only provides the necessary protein and carbs to fuel your body, but it also helps prevent heart diseases, reduce inflammation, diarrhea, and kidney stones. Aside from boiled and sliced potatoes and eggs, also include in a bowl some sliced cucumber, radish, onions, tomatoes, and other greens for the added crunch, and enjoy your hearty dinner.
Your usual Western salads can make way to a tastier but healthier Thai Chicken Salad. This 10-minute heavenly salad from Southeast Asia can make your dinner and your night extra special. It’s packed with protein and healthy fats perfect to fill you at dinner time.
This mildly spicy and sweet recipe is made possible with cooked chicken breast, red cabbage, mango, avocado, roasted nuts, rice vinegar, bell pepper, red pepper flakes, soy sauce, honey, and fresh cilantro giving the whole bowl an oriental flavor you will definitely love! You can bake or pan-fry your chicken using an affordable Premium Non-Stick Fry Pan.
Caesar salad is no doubt one of our top salad picks. The Skinny Chicken and Avocado Caesar Salad is not only delicious but also full of protein, healthy fats, carbs, and fiber, which is an incredibly perfect main meal for dinner.
It’s easy to make this tasty, healthy, fully-packed salad. Just put your chicken fillets, crispy striped bacon, sliced hard-boiled eggs, sliced avocados, shaved parmesan cheese, baby cos lettuce, crusty bread pieces, parsley flakes, garlic powder, and salt. Make it super flavorful by putting in the Caesar dressing composed of combined yogurt, parmesan, lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper.
With quite a lot of ingredients and small preparations, make yourself and the kitchen clean and tidy by having an OmniHook Kitchen Towel Holder near your working area.
Turn your ordinary, junk of a dinner, into something yummy but healthy by following these salad recipes. These are sure-fire all-around meals that you can prep and eat in an instant. Having one that’s loaded with healthy fats, carbs, protein, and other nutrients can satisfy your hunger after a long day from work, or a great addition for a family or friends get-together dinner, that won’t leave you hungry for the night.
White Bean and Tuna Salad by Woman's Day
Ratatouille Cheese Salad by Epicurious
Thai Chicken Salad by Camille Styles
Skinny Chicken and Avocado Caesar Salad by Cafe Delites