The Different Types of Salads You Need to Try

According to recent research, even one salad daily brings considerable health benefits. Greens and grains topped with a healthy dressing make eating a salad a delicious meal! Other benefits of salad include vitamins and minerals from delicious natural ingredients.

The types of salads you should work into your diet include Turkish salads, Caesar salad, chicken salad, cobb salad, and fruit salad.

Here’s more about the types of salads that are beneficial to you!

Turkish Salad

Many healthy ingredients go into Turkish salads, including lettuce, cucumbers, peppers, and tomatoes. Salad options for a Turkish salad also include feta cheese. The dressing is made of garlic, parsley, and mint.

Why not try Turkish cuisine as part of your salad options for lunch or dinner?

Caesar Salad

One of the best types of salad is Caesar salad, which is on many menus throughout the country. Ingredients include romaine lettuce, croutons, and parmesan cheese. The dressing, made from eggs, olive oil, and anchovies, makes it a popular salad.

A benefit of salad made with Caesar ingredients is that you can add chicken, steak, or even shrimp and salmon. Eating a salad with these proteins can make this popular salad a complete meal!

A small Ceasar (or side) salad is an excellent accompaniment to your regular dinner.

Chicken Salad

Chicken is made with roasted chicken, mayonnaise, salt, and pepper. It’s often served on a bed of lettuce. You can also add grapes or walnuts.

Most people eat chicken salad on bread or a croissant.

Cobb Salad

You can’t get more American than a Cobb salad! Full of lettuce, a Cobb salad contains bacon, tomato, chicken, avocado, and blue cheese.

The dressing on a Cobb salad is made of a red wine vinaigrette.

Much like a Ceasar salad, many people choose a Cobb salad for their main meal.

Garden Salad

A garden salad sounds just like what it is! Most of the ingredients you would find in your backyard garden.

There really are no rules to a garden salad, and it can contain just about anything—cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, and even different types of lettuce.

You can top a garden salad with just about any salad dressing, including Thousand Island, blue cheese, French, ranch, or Italian.

Just like a Caesar salad, a garden salad makes a great start to any meal!

Fruit Salad

Fruit salad in a bowl makes a great side dish or even dessert! Add anything you want, including watermelon, cherries, blueberries, bananas, or grapes.

Different Types of Salads

There are many different types of salads for you to enjoy, including Turkish salads, Caesar, chicken, Cobb, and garden. While there are essential recipes for each of these salads, you can always add (or take out) what you don’t like! Eating salad is healthy and a great meal to incorporate into your diet.

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