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How To Make A Delicious Salad With No Lettuce Whatsoever (PHOTOS)

You're just going to pick it out anyway. Let's leave it out altogether.
02/03/2014 09:48am ET | Updated April 29, 2014

We've all done it -- you're eating a salad and you find yourself digging out all the good stuff and leaving the lettuce to wilt in the leftover dressing. We've got nothing against lettuce, but sometimes the other stuff is more interesting and we have to be true to our stomach's desires.

If you find yourself wasting all of your lettuce time and again, it might be time that you start making salads with no lettuce. Like, none at all. Just vegetables, dressing, maybe a grain or a cheese and the sweet taste of freedom. We pulled together a few options to get you started below (including a few that are really summery, because we want you to have something to look forward to). Now get out there and eat your vegetables.

1
Fergus Henderson's Red Salad
James Ransom/Food52
2
Dad’s Greek Salad
Simply Recipes
3
Beet, Carrot And Pomegranate Salad
Foodie Crush
4
Crunchy Celery, Radish And Turnip Salad-Slaw In Blue Cheese Sauce
James Ransom/Food52
5
Farro And Roasted Vegetable Salad
Cook Sister
6
Zucchini And Green Chutney Salad
A Spicy Perspective
7
Roasted Cauliflower, Golden Raisin And Candied Almond Salad With Harissa Dressing
A Cozy Kitchen
8
Freekeh Salad With Fennel And Mint
James Ransom/Food52
9
Celery, Blue Cheese And Hazelnut Salad
Simply Recipes
10
Yam, Zucchini, And Chickpea Salad
Sarah Shatz/Food52
11
Green Beans With Tomatoes, Olives And Eggs
Pip & Ebby
12
Dilled, Crunchy Sweet-Corn Salad With Buttermilk Dressing
James Ransom/Food52
13
Tomato, Onion, Avocado Salad
Simply Recipes
14
Gazpacho Panzanella
Eric Moran/Food52

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