3 Salads That Satisfy

By Frank P. Melodia, REDBOOK

These main-course salads deliver flavor, protein and crunch with minimal stove-to-body contact. And each one has variations, so your summer dinners can be exponentially more delicious.

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1. Antipasto Pasta Salad:
Sweet and tender sun-dried tomatoes, crisp veggies and salty proscuitto compliment each other perfectly in this classic recipe for an antipasto-inspired pasta salad. Get the recipe!

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2. Bistro Chicken Salad: Quick grilled chicken tops off this healthy salad of fresh summer veggies. Get the recipe!

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3. Tropical Shrimp Salad: This fresh, sweet salad is full of summer's juiciest fruits, then topped with light grilled shrimp and a dollop of tangy goat cheese. Get the recipe!

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