a usually cold dish consisting of vegetables, as lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers, covered with a dressing and sometimes containing seafood, meat, or eggs.
any of various dishes consisting of foods, as meat, seafood, eggs, pasta, or fruit, prepared singly or combined, usually cut up, mixed with a dressing, and served cold: chicken salad; potato salad.
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How to use salad in a sentence
Make an even more flavorful and heartier potato salad by turning to this Dilled Potato salad With Smoked Trout.5 dill recipes that make good use of the citrusy, grassy herb | Kari Sonde | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Make me a bowl of a chicken or tuna salad and I’m set for days.Calling all dill lovers: This old-school ham salad sandwich is for you | Ann Maloney | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Yeung’s pork substitute OmniPork is now on the menu across China at thousands of Taco Bell and Starbucks branches, where it is used to make everything from tacos to salads.How China Could Change the World by Taking Meat Off the Menu | Charlie Campbell/Shanghai | January 22, 2021 | Time
Rubio started as the salad maker in Dupont Circle and worked his way up the kitchen ladder, following Cashion around town.We lost Johnny’s Half Shell to the pandemic. After 20 years, it deserves a farewell toast. | Tom Sietsema | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post
Another day, the last of those thighs can be transformed into classic chicken salad, which it is scientifically impossible to get tired of, even after eating chicken several days in a row.
A cold salad with French string beans is the perfect counterpoint.
Before serving, bake the cheese packages, combine the salad and vinaigrette, and serve.
A French green bean salad with warm goat cheese reminds Ina Garten of having lunch in Paris.
They are an undressed salad compared to a Pacific wild salmon.
I ordered a salad, ate it, and in the bathroom snuck a swig of Pepto.
The priest opposite looked up from his cold veal and potato salad and smiled.Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
Between the pastry and the dessert, have salad and cheese placed before each guest.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
We had sandwiches and chicken salad and olives and three kinds of cake and ice cream for refreshments.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch | Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
It was none less than the famous palm salad, about which so many travellers have told.Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2 | Ida May Hill Starr
O cool in the summer is salad,And warm in the winter is love; And a poet shall sing you a balladDelicious thereon and thereof.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
British Dictionary definitions for salad
a dish of raw vegetables, such as lettuce, tomatoes, etc, served as a separate course with cold meat, eggs, etc, or as part of a main course
any dish of cold vegetables or fruit: potato salad; fruit salad
any green vegetable used in such a dish, esp lettuce
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