Classic Coleslaw with Creamy Dressing

This tangle of cabbage and carrot is dressed with a balance of tangy mustard, mayonnaise, and creamy sour cream to create the standard slaw.

Strawberry Spinach Salad

If preparing this salad ahead of time, add all the ingredients to the vinaigrette with the exception of the spinach, then add the spinach on top and let stand until ready to toss.

Dijon Potato Salad

This mustardy potato salad is great for parties.

Asparagus Salad

Serve this asparagus salad with Crawfish Etouffee, both recipes courtesy of chef Emeril Lagasse, for a delicious dinner sure to satisfy any seafood lover.

Potato and Green Bean Salad

Whether eaten warm or out of the fridge, this bright, crunchy potato salad pairs perfectly with grilled meats like pork, steak or chicken.

Classic Caesar Salad

Crisp romaine, pepper-and-butter croutons, and grated Parmesan are tossed with traditional Caesar dressing.

Basic Potato Salad

Combining the potatoes with the vinegar mixture while they're still hot allows them to absorb it all for a more flavorful salad.

Curried Potato Salad

In this variation on classic American-style potato salad, warm potatoes are sprinkled with vinegar, dressed in mayonnaise, and mixed with hard-boiled eggs, curry powder, cilantro, and onions.

Rice Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and Feta

In this fresh take on tabbouleh, trade bulgur for brown rice, then toss with heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, mint, and feta. A couple spoonfuls of sherry vinegar tie it all together.

Sauteed Spinach and White Beans

Serve this flavorful side dish with our Trout Grenobloise.

Spicy Broccoli with Garlic

Garlic and spiced crushed red pepper add kick and spice to broccoli.

Green Beans with Vinaigrette

These fresh green beans help balance out the richness of the rest of the Thanksgiving meal.

Tomato, Corn, and Avocado Salad

Nothing compares to the juiciness of summer tomatoes. Go beyond the expected with this showstopping salad.

Napa Cabbage Slaw

Cutting the mayonnaise brings out the sweet flavor of Napa cabbage and makes this slaw low in fat. Substitute malt vinegar for rice vinegar in this side dish, if you like.

Couscous Salad with Black Beans, Mushrooms, and Corn

A simple and healthy vegetarian salad of Israeli couscous makes a great weeknight meal. You won't miss the meat in this filling vegetarian dish. Black beans add protein, and avocado is rich in heart-healthy...

Tomato and Red Onion Salad

Take advantage of your tomato haul and create this simple -- and simply delicious -- summer salad.

Waldorf Salad

In this healthy rendition of the classic salad, nonfat yogurt replaces mayonnaise. It also includes fewer walnuts -- and these are toasted to bring out their flavor.

Wild Rice Salad

This wild rice dish is even better when dressed a day ahead; cover and refrigerate. Then bring to room temperature and garnish with almonds before serving.

Marinated Cauliflower Salad

This tasty salad can marinate for up to a day, which lets the cauliflower soak up the dressing. It's delicious chilled or at room temperature.

Salad with Cranberries and Almonds

The cranberries and spicy almonds give this salad a sweet, spicy kick.

Spinach, Mushroom, and Red Onion Salad

A delicious Dijon vinaigrette brings all the ingredients together in this simple salad.

Toasted Couscous Tabbouleh

In our version of tabbouleh, tender pearls of Israeli couscous replace bulghur wheat for a chewier texture. Fresh mint and parsley add vibrant flavor.

All American Potato Salad

Our recipe is a variation on classic American-style potato salad. Warm potatoes are sprinkled with vinegar, dressed in mayonnaise, and mixed with hard-boiled eggs, celery, cornichons, and scallions.

Corn and Couscous Salad

This recipe is from the " Martha Stewart's Dinner at Home" cookbook.

Quick Pickled Cucumber Salad

Quickly pickled sliced cucumbers and red onion make a cooling side salad for lamb burgers or fried fish.

Artichoke and Rice Salad

Inspired by a 1960s classic, this side dish calls for Arborio rather than conventional rice, resulting in a chewy and creamy texture.

Dilled Cabbage and Cucumber Slaw

Using Savoy cabbage and swapping out most of the traditional mayonnaise for sour cream take this crunchy coleslaw to the next level.

Quinoa and Apple Salad with Curry Dressing

As a side dish for supper or a main course for lunch, this salad gets its fresh taste and pretty color from curry powder and mint.

Corn and Zucchini Orzo Salad

This summer-fresh big-bath salad of corn and zucchini orzo makes enough salad for two meals. Save 4 cups to use in our Corn, Zucchini, and Pasta Frittata.

Napa Cabbage Salad

Napa cabbage, with its long crinkled leaves, is more delicate in flavor than green or red cabbage.

Sweet and Sour Cucumber Salad

This Sweet-and-Sour Cucumber Salad is spiced with a little dry mustard.

Curried Rice Salad With Grapes

When buying grapes, look for ones that are plump and firmly attached to the stems, and have smooth unbroken skins.

Roasted Mustard Potatoes

This take on potato salad is perfect for a picnic because it doesn't include mayonnaise.

Arugula Salad with Lemon Dressing

This salad sounds simple, but the flavors meld together perfectly, making it a go-to recipe.

Mixed Green Salad with Citrus Dressing

Salad greens should be crisp, with firm outer leaves. They should also smell sweet, not bitter, for the freshest dish.

Bok Choy, Carrot, and Apple Slaw

Use bok choy (also called Chinese white cabbage) to give slaw an Asian flair. Season the lemonydressing with fresh grated ginger.

Creamy Coleslaw

This is always a welcome addition at any barbecue.

Green Bean and Feta Salad

Juicy green beans and tangy feta cheese pair well with Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb.

Fennel and Orange Salad

The classic flavor combination of fennel and orange makes a wonderful winter salad.

Citrus Mango Slaw

A lighter, unexpected take on traditional slaw, this fruit-laden side mixes sweet with sour and will serve as the perfect counterpoint to grilled meats.

Alexis's Chopped Vegetable Salad

This recipe, courtesy of Martha's daughter Alexis, takes full advantage of summer's availability of fresh vegetables. The trick is to cut all of the vegetables into similar-size pieces so that each forkful...

Green Salad with Citrus Dressing

Grapefruit and orange transform a green salad into a refreshing dish worthy of your holiday table.

Cherry Tomato Salad

Fresh parsley adds another layer of flavor to this side dish.

Raw Corn and Zucchini Salad

This salad pairs well with steamed fish, sauteed shrimp or scallops.

Fall Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

This salad is highlighted by different greens, a bit of real maple syrup and crumbled blue cheese.

Apple, Grape, and Celery Salad

Apples and grapes, which shine at this time of year, take center stage in this mayo-free reinterpretation of Waldorf salad. Toasted pecans offer some crunch.