11 Essential Salad Recipes Any Man Can Learn How to Make – The Manual

In 2021, there’s no such thing as a boring salad. With so many topping options there’s no reason to feel underwhelmed when looking at leafy greens. The heartier the better and these big, bountiful bowls are filled to the brim with proteins and veggies and added levels to give the salad flavors and textures. Be it for your next weekday lunch or a fast and fresh dinner, these are 11 stunning salad recipes.
(From The View From Great Island)
This salad is the perfect colorful and crunchy mixed bean salad. It’s packed with protein and perfect as a quick bite or a side.
For Dressing
(From All The Healthy Things)
Filled with fresh veggies, salty feta cheese, and just the right amount of herbs and spices, this easy Greek salad is the perfect weeknight dinner side dish that will take just a few minutes to make.
For the Optional Greek Dressing
(From Aberdeen’s Kitchen)
A 20-minute, delicious steak and salad dinner recipe with tomatoes, red onion, home grilled corn, gorgonzola cheese crumbles, gremolata, and balsamic vinaigrette. Perfect for all-season grilling!
For Marinade
For Salad
For Gremolata 
For Balsamic Vinegarette
(From RecipeTin Eats)
A mighty Salmon Salad that’s as good for you as it is delicious! The combination of avocado, edamame, tomato, cucumber, and golden seared salmon drizzled with a fabulous Asian Ginger Sesame Dressing give this salad layers of flavors.
Asian Ginger Sesame Dressing
(From The Seasoned Skillet)
This Jerk Chicken Cobb Salad is a delightfully filling, super tasty, easy-to-make salad recipe with a Jamaican twist. It’s loaded with green leaf lettuce and topped with perfectly marinated jerk chicken, sliced avocados, cherry red tomatoes, bacon, feta or blue cheese, red onions, and herbs. Add a generous drizzle of the homemade honey mustard dressing for the perfect filling lunch or dinner.
Honey Mustard Dressing
Jerk Chicken Breast
Cobb Salad
(From For The Love Of Gourmet)
Take the regular Caesar to the next level by adding some char-grilled lemon garlic shrimp topped with creamy avocado slices, crunchy croutons, shaved parmesan cheese, and a soft boiled egg.
(From Hell Yes It’s Vegan)
This Southwest salad with tofu and chipotle ranch dressing is super filling and is packed with delicious ingredients like crispy seasoned tofu, black beans, corn, avocado, tomatoes, for a healthy but hearty meal.
(From The Modern Proper)
This colorful, healthy kale salad recipe is loaded with crisp apples, goat cheese, and pumpkin seeds, then tossed with creamy apple cider vinegar dressing for a light and refreshing take on the regular kale salad.
Creamy Apple Cider Dressing
(From Lpfedme)
A classic French salad, that is made with tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, olives, and anchovies or tuna, dressed with and lemon vinaigrette to add a bright, briny flavor.
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(From Cotter Crunch)
Layers of quinoa, spiced chickpea, dried fruit, pistachios, feta cheese, and vegetables make this salad a spectacular vegetarian main meal or side dish.
Dressing and garnishes
(From New York Times)
This bright and bold-tasting pork salad is made of lean pork tenderloin marinated with chiles, ginger root, and cilantro, grilled or broiled, then combined with cabbage, fresh herbs and nuts, and coconut for a vibrant dish that is perfect for a spice-loving crowd. 
For Marinade and Dressing
For Salad
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