7 Tasty Entrée Salads to Help You Get Your Veggie-Fix ...

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Entrée salads are an excellent choice for dinner, especially if you find you have trouble getting your daily recommended dose of vegetables. Having a side salad is one thing, but a main dish salad allows you to indulge in lots of flavors and foods, all in one dish. You can get all sorts of vitamins and nutrients, not just from the vegetables but also from the addition of healthy proteins. Okay, granted, some of these entrée salads are healthier than others, but they're all heavy on the vegetables, delicious, and pretty quick to make. You can still add some sides, but why not try letting the salad take center stage at your next dinner?

1. Spinach Salad with Salmon

Spinach Salad with Salmon

Like say, lots of entrée salads have primarily healthy ingredients that still taste great and keep you feeling full. I mean, does it get any better than spinach and salmon? As a matter of fact, it does – spinach and salmon with goat cheese, pecans, and an amazing balsamic and rosemary vinaigrette, the recipe for which is available in the source. You've got to try it with this salad!

Ingredients:

4 skinless salmon fillets, (6 ounces each)

Coarse salt and ground pepper

10 ounces baby spinach

1 pint grape tomatoes, halved

3/4 cup crumbled fresh goat cheese (3 ounces)

1/4 cup pecans

1/4 cup Balsamic-Rosemary Vinaigrette

Directions:

Heat up your broiler, with the rack about four inches from the top. Line a baking sheet with foil and after seasoning it with salt and pepper, place the salmon on it. Broil it for 7-9 minutes but don't turn it. When it's opaque, it's ready. Give it time to cool and once it has, flake it.

Next, place an even amount of tomatoes and spinach on serving plates. Put the salmon on top, along with the pecans and cheese, then drizzle the vinaigrette over it.

Source: marthastewart.com

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