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Living Gluten Free



These main course salad, side salad and salad dressing recipes are gluten-free or include directions to make them safe for those with celiac disease, sprue, or who are allergic to wheat gluten.

Gluten-Free Salad Recipes

Safe Without Modification

Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing
Alfredo Chicken Salad
Bacon Thyme Potato Salad
Avocado Potato Salad
Beet and Shallot Salad
Brussels Sprouts and Lima Beans Salad
Cajun Chicken and Rice Salad
Cantaloupe and White Bean Salad
Carrot Salad with Marjoram Vinaigrette
Chick Pea Salad
Chicken Salad
Chicken and Basil Salad
Chicken Corn Salad | Coumadin Safe Version
Chicken Salad with Avocado
Chicken Salad with Guacamole
Chicken Salad with Roasted Scallions
Chopped Greek Salad
Chopped Nicoise Salad
Corn and Black Bean Taco Salad | Low Sodium Version
Crab and Roasted Beet Salad
Crab and White Bean Salad
Crab Avocado Shrimp Salad
Creamy White Bean Salad
Cumin, Black Eyes and Corn Salad | Low Sodium Version
Curried Carrot Salad
Curried Lentil Salad with Lamb
Curried Spaghetti Squash Salad with Shrimp
Egg Salad with Avocado
Garbanzo and Feta Salad
German Potato Salad with Brussels Sprouts
Greek Salad
Green Bean and Mushroom Salad
Green Bean and Roasted Potato Salad
Green Beans in Walnut Vinaigrette
Green Beans Salad with Bacon Buttermilk Dressing
Greek Quinoa Salad | Coumadin Safe Greek Quinoa Salad
Green Quinoa Salad
Jicama Salad
Jicama Slaw
Lentil and Black Bean Salad | Coumadin-Safe Version
Lentil and Cucumber Salad
Lentil Tuna Salad
Onion Salad Tarnier
Mango Chicken Salad
Mediterranean Corn Salad
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Minted Cucumbers
Mushroom Salad
Paella Salad
Potato Vinaigrette
Prairie Salad
Purple Potato Salad
Quickie Japanese Cucumber Salad
Quinoa Caprese Salad | Low Sodium Version
Quinoa Tabbouleh
Quinoa Thyme Salad
Red Beans and Rice Chopped Salad
Red Quinoa Salad
Roasted Beet and Fennel Salad
Roasted Eggplant Salad
Roasted Garlic Potato Salad
Romaine with Heirloom Tomatoes
Salade Nicoise
Salmon Salad
Salmon Salad with Mustard and Peas
Salmon Salad with Olives and Capers
Seared Salmon and Chick Pea Salad
Seviche | Coumadin-Safe Version
Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad
Shrimp and White Bean Salad
Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing
Six Bean Salad (Pantry Meal)
Southwest Chicken Salad | Low Sodium Version
Southwest Cobb Salad
Southwestern Slaw
Southwest Quinoa Salad
Spaghetti Squash Salad
Spicy Broccoli Salad
Spicy Corn and Chicken Salad
Sweet Potato Salad
Tahini Cauliflower Salad
Thai Cucumber Salad
Three Bean Salad
Tomato and Endive Salad
Traditional Carrot Salad
Tuna and Chickpea Salad | Coumadin Safe Version
Tuna and Potato Salad
Tuna and Tomato Salad
Tuna and White Bean Salad
Tuna Caprese Salad
Warm Shrimp Remoulade Salad
Warm Zucchini, Basil and Tomato Salad
Watermelon and Provolone Salad
White Bean Salad with Red Pepper Oregano Dressing
Zucchini Salad

Safe with Cautions or Modifications

Seared Tuna Tacos with Wasabi Slaw
Apple Celery Salad - Blue cheese is gluten-free. Check to make sure the sour cream does not contain modified food starch.
Asian Green Bean Salad - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.
Asian Kale Salad - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.
Asian Tuna Salad - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.
Asian Tuna Cucumber Salad - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.
Asian Peanut Chicken Salad - Check for modified food starch in mayonnaise. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Asian Yam Salad - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.
Asparagus Salad with Orange Thyme Glaze - Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce, as sold in the United States, is gluten-free.
Beef and Broccoli Salad - Check to make sure the five spice powder is gluten-free.
Black Bean and Black Quinoa Salad - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish, and check to make sure the mayonnaise and sour cream is gluten-free.
Black Eyed Pea Salad - Heinz brand apple cider vinegar is gluten-free.
Bok Choy Slaw - Substitute wheat-free soy or tamari sauce for soy sauce
Caesar Salad - Check for modified food starch in yogurt, omit croutons or use gluten free croutons or snap-pea crisps instead.
Caesar Shrimp Salad - Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce sold in the United States is gluten-free.
Cajun Black Eyed Pea Salad - Check for modified food starch, hydrolyzed vegetable protein, or flour in Creole/Cajun seasoning.
Cajun Potato Salad - Check for modified food starch in the mayonnaise (Best Foods and Hellman's are gluten-free) and the sausage. Check for modified food starch, hydrolyzed vegetable protein, or flour in the Cajun seasoning.
Cajun Shrimp Salad - Check for modified food starch, hydrolyzed vegetable protein, or flour in Creole/Cajun seasoning. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Chef's Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette - check for cross-contamination or unspecified natural flavors in sliced ham or turkey
Chef's Salad with Parmesan Dressing - Check for modified food starch in mayonnaise & buttermilk, check for cross-contamination or unspecified natural flavors in sliced ham or turkey, serve with a gluten-free roll. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Chicken and Rice Salad - Check for modified food starch in yogurt.
Chicken Guacamole Salad - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream.
Chipotle Seviche | Low Sodium Version - beware of cross-contamination from breaded or seasoned items at fish counter, substitute corn tortilla.
Chipotle Tuna Salad - Make sure that the mayonnaise and the yogurt is gluten-free.
Chopped Cobb Salad - Use gluten-free blue cheese in this dish, or leave out the blue cheese.
Chopped Salad with Wild Rice - Check for modified food starch in pre-shredded cheese. Use Heinz brand apple cider vinegar as it is gluten-free.
Chopped Taco Salad - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream.
Classic Macaroni Salad - Use gluten-free pasta in this dish, and check to make sure the mayonnaise is gluten-free. Crab and Corn Salad - Do NOT use artificial crab as most contain wheat protein.
Crab, Avocado and Mango Salad - Do NOT use artificial crab as most contain wheat protein. Choose a gluten-free roll.
Crab Louis - Do NOT use artificial crab meat; the majority contain wheat. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Crab Salad with Dill and Mango - Do NOT use artificial crab as most contain wheat.
Cucumbers & Dill in Sour Cream - Check for modified food starch in sour cream.
Cucumber and Chive Salad | Low Sodium Cucumber and Chive Salad | Coumadin Safe Cucumber and Chive Salad - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream.
Cucumbers in Yogurt with Mint - Check for modified food starch in yogurt.
Curried Chicken Salad - Check for modified food starch in mayonnaise and sour cream, substitute gluten-free roll.
Curried Tuna Salad - Check for modified food starch in sour cream, substitute gluten-free bread.
Egg Salad - Check for modified food starch in mayonnaise. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Iceberg Wedge with Blue Cheese Dressing - substitute gluten-free blue cheese dressing.
Jambalaya Salad | Low Sodium Version - substitute gluten-free pasta for the pasta in this dish.
Kale Salad with Pumpkin Seeds - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.
Mediterranean Chicken Salad - substitute gluten free roll.
Muffaletta Chopped Salad - Check to make sure the cold cuts are gluten-free.
Peruvian Potato Salad - Make sure the sour cream is gluten-free.
Peruvian Quinoa Salad with Shrimp - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.
Ratatouille Salad - Use gluten-free pasta in this dish.
Red Beans and Rice Chopped Salad - Check the sausage for modified food starch.
Red Potato Salad - Check for modified food starch in mayonnaise and sour cream. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Rice Noodle Chicken Salad - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish. Redbridge beer is gluten-free.
Roasted Turkey, Wild Rice and Cranberry Salad - Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Southwestern Tuna Salad - Check for modified food starch in yogurt.
Sriracha Chicken Salad - Make sure the Sriracha sauce and the sour cream is gluten-free.
Scallop and Penne Salad | Low Sodium Version - Substitute gluten-free pasta for regular, beware of cross-contamination from breaded or seasoned items at fish counter.
Sesame Broccoli Salad - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.
Shrimp and Roasted Fennel Salad | Low Sodium Version - Check for modified food starch in mayonnaise, use gluten free blue cheese or regular at your own risk, serve with a gluten-free roll.
Shrimp Boil Potato Salad - Make sure your spice blends are gluten-free.
Shrimp Salad - Check for modified food starch in mayonnaise and sour cream. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Southwest Chicken & Corn Salad - Check sour cream for modified food starch. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Spinach Salad with Ginger Dressing and Sesame Chicken - serve with a gluten-free roll.
Sriracha Slaw - Make sure the sriracha sauce and sour cream are gluten-free.
Taco Salad – Check corn tortilla chips for cross-contamination, check shredded cheese for flour or modified food starch, check sour cream for modified food starch.
Tarragon Chicken Salad - Confirm that chicken broth is gluten-free.
Teriyaki Beef Salad - Use gluten-free teriyaki sauce in this dish.
Teriyaki Salmon Salad - Use gluten-free teriyaki sauce in this dish.
Tomato and Mozzarella Pasta Salad - Use gluten-free pasta in this dish. Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce is gluten-free.
Tuna and Avocado Salad- Use gluten-free tamari sauce in place of soy sauce.
Tuna Noodle Salad - Use gluten-free pasta in this dish.
Turkey Waldorf Salad - Check for modified food starch in mayonnaise and sour cream; Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free. Check for cross-contamination or unspecified natural flavors in sliced turkey.
Waldorf Salad - Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Wasabi Slaw - Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Wasabi Tuna Salad - Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce, as sold in the U.S., is gluten-free. Use gluten-free tamari sauce in place of soy sauce.
White Bean White Fish Salad - Make sure the sour cream is gluten-free.

Gluten-Free Salad Dressings

Safe Without Modification

Carrot Rosemary Viniagrette
Chili Vinaigrette
Citrus Vinaigrette
Cranberry Vinaigrette
Jalapeno Vinaigrette
Lemon Vinaigrette
Meyer Lemon and Basil Dressing
Remoulade Dressing
Roasted Scallion Viniagrette
Roasted Shallot Vinaigrette
Roasted Tomato Dressing
Tomato Chive Dressing

Safe with Cautions or Modifications

Avocado Dressing - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream.
Avocado-Lime Dressing - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream.
Blue Cheese Dressing - Use gluten-free blue cheese.
Creamy Lemon Dill Dressing - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream and mayonnaise; Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Dried Cherry Vinaigrette - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream.
Ginger Garlic Salad Dressing - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this recipe.
Ginger Garlic Sauce - Use low-sodium, gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.
Green Goddess Dressing - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream and mayonnaise; Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Honey Mustard Dressing - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream.
Jalapeno Thousand Island Dressing - Check for modified food starch in the mayonnaise. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Papaya Poppyseed Dressing - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream.
Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing - Check for modified food starch in the mayonnaise. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
Roasted Tomatillo Dressing - Check for modified food starch in the sour cream.
Soy Ginger Vinaigrette - Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dressing.
Thousand Island Dressing - Check for modified food starch in the mayonnaise. Best Foods and Hellman's mayonnaises are gluten-free.
White Bean Caesar Salad Dressing - Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce sold in the United States is gluten-free.