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image of bright and colorful mango slaw, the perfect slaw for fish tacos, in a white bowl with a black spoon. Garnished with a lime.

Mango Slaw – perfect slaw for fish tacos

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Taco Salad Recipe – with optional homemade dressing

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Catalina Dressing Recipe

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The Best Salad Dressing Recipes

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Roasted Romaine Salad – Sheet Pan Dinner

This quick pickled radish recipe makes the best pickled radishes in only about 10 minutes hands-on time! They're great on tacos, avocado toast, pulled pork, and more! 

Quick Pickled Radish Recipe – How to Pickle Radishes

This spring salad is adorned with asparagus, grapefruit, crumbled feta, and creamy avocado. It's topped with a flavorful rosé vinaigrette, making it perfect for brunch or a light summer meal! 

Spring Salad with Rosé Vinaigrette, Asparagus, and Grapefruit

This fattoush salad will quickly become your favorite salad. Crispy pita, tangy dressing, and lots of fresh herbs will make this an instant favorite. 

Fattoush Salad Recipe – with video!

This Brussels Sprouts Salad Recipe with Crispy Chickpeas is simple perfection. It's a fresh and flavorful side dish that's easy to prepare and goes great with fish or chicken.

Brussels Sprouts Salad Recipe with Crispy Chickpeas

This sweet kale salad is a copycat of the popular bagged salad you find in grocery stores -- but as always, homemade is way better!

Sweet Kale Salad with Dried Cranberries and Poppy Seed Dressing

This dill chicken salad is healthy, easy to make and perfect if you like to meal prep! It's great on a croissant, a wrap, a salad, or on its own!

Dill Chicken Salad – Healthy and Easy!

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Zucchini Noodle Salad with Beans, Feta, and Lemon

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Tortellini Pasta Salad with Pepperoni and Italian Vinaigrette – with video

This spring orzo salad is full of bright and fresh flavors that will make you happy from the very first bite! Crisp asparagus, spicy arugula, and flavorful pine nuts are all dressed in a springy basil lemon vinaigrette. It's a huge hit every time! Make it for your next party, you won't regret it!

Spring Orzo Salad with Arugula, Asparagus, Pine Nuts

This broccoli tabbouleh with lentils is the perfect lunch! You can make it ahead, it's super filling, and so good for you. It's a fun gluten-free and it has all the flavor of tabbouleh that you know and love. It will become an instant favorite!

Broccoli Tabbouleh Bowl with Lentils

This creamy Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing is the perfect dressing if you love ranch but are looking for something new. It's cheesy with a little spice and it's lightened up with Greek yogurt and buttermilk. You're going to love it!

Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing – Healthy and Easy!

Caesar Croutons are the crowning jewel on a classic Caesar Salad and once you make this homemade version, you'll find yourself wondering why you ever bought croutons from the store. There is no comparison and they'll quickly take your Caesar Salad game to the next level. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Caesar Croutons – EASY recipe!

Mango Avocado Salsa is the perfect topping to any taco or salad, and it's irresistible piled up on a chip! You'll love the creamy avocado, sweet mango, and tart pineapple in every bite! Get the easy salsa recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Mango Avocado Salsa with Pineapple Recipe

Bright and fragrant, this lemon basil vinaigrette dressing is the perfect healthy salad dressing. It's Whole30 compliant and is a great addition to a green tossed salad or a pasta salad. It's also great drizzled on top of grilled chicken! Get the easy salad dressing recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Lemon Basil Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

These Ruby Tuesday Croutons are the perfect copycat recipe - they taste just like the restaurant's version and they couldn't be easier to make at home! You'll find these are the perfect topping for any salad! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Ruby Tuesday Croutons Copycat – Pumpernickel Croutons | with VIDEO

Once you learn how to make croutons, you'll never ever go back to buying store bought croutons! Homemade croutons are unbelievably easy to make and taste so much better than the dry kind you buy from the store.

How to Make Croutons – the best ever! (with video)

Boasting the flavors and colors of Christmas, this Christmas salad recipe will be a welcome healthy addition to any holiday menu! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Christmas Salad Recipe with Pomegranate and Pecans

Filling and flavorful, this kale sweet potato salad is filled with southwestern flavors and nutritious ingredients! It's great for meal prepping and healthy eating all week long. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Kale Sweet Potato Salad with Quinoa and Creamy Chili Lime Dressing

Sweetened and flavored with carrot juice, this vinaigrette salad dressing is free of added sugars but not short on flavor! It's great on salads with southwestern toppings! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Carrot Vinaigrette Salad Dressing with Chili Powder & Cumin