Salads For Weight Loss – Top 13 Healthy Easy Salad Ideas

Shrimp Caesar

Make 2 servings

Ingredients you will need to prepare for making this weight loss salad recipe:

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 2 lemon wedges for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 coarsely chopped anchovies, or 1/2 teaspoon of anchovy paste
  • 1/2 coarsely chopped small clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of grated Asiago cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground pepper
  • 4 cups of chopped hearts of romaine
  • 1/2 pound peeled cooked shrimp
  • 1/2 cup of croutons, whole-grain if possible

Step by step instructions to make this salad recipe:

  • You place lemon juice, anchovies (or anchovy paste), mustard, and garlic into a food processor
  • You process until they are smooth.
  • You gradually add oil with the motor running; you process until they are creamy.
  • You add 1/8 cup of asiago cheese & pepper; you pulse until combined.
  • You combine romaine, shrimp & croutons into a large bowl.
  • You add the dressing & you toss to coat.
  • You divide among 2 plates, and you top with the remaining 1/8 cup of asiago cheese
  • You garnish each plate with a lemon wedge.

Romaine Salad With Feta, Orange & Beans

Make 1 serving

Ingredients you will need to prepare for making this weight loss salad recipe:

  • 3 cups of romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of radishes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup of rinsed, canned kidney beans
  • 1/2 orange, segmented
  • 1/2 scallion, sliced
  • 1/8 cup of reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/8 cup of Orange Oregano Dressing

Step by step instructions to make this salad recipe:

  • You combine beans, orange, lettuce, radishes, scallion, feta & dressing into a large bowl.
  • You toss to coat.