Storified by ebanreb· Sun, Apr 14 2013 22:35:46
When you choose a salad, it helps to know what kind you want to serve. Green salad is a wonderful side dish. It can even become a main dish in some cases. Vegetable salads include three-bean salad or any salad that is made of any vegetables other than lettuce.
Dessert salads -(salade homard)have developed into an art form in the northern Midwest. With recipes for Snickers Salad, Cookie Salad and many other similar recipes, dessert salads are becoming very popular at potlucks and large gatherings.
Recipe for Spinach and Pasta Salad
This colorful dish can be served as an appetizer or a full meal.
What You Need:
Cook the linguine according to directions on the package. Rinse in cold water and drain.
Mix the pasta, spinach, tomato, onion and pine nuts in a salad bowl.
Mix the pesto sauce, lemon juice, and salt in a small bowl. Add the dressing to the pasta mixture. Toss well to coat thoroughly. Serve immediately or chill until needed.