House Salad at Redrock Canyon Grill
For something listed as “Nice Little House Salad” on the menu, Redrock’s salad has a legion of fans. Insider tip: you can order this seemingly side salad as an entrée, with or without rotisserie chicken. What makes it so delicious? The perfect combination of tomato, goat cheese, carrots, spiced pecans, cornbread croutons and delicious house-made adobe dressing.
Fattoush or Mediterranean Salad at Meddys - Old Town, Meddys - Northeast and Meddys - Southeast
Meddys offers fresh, fast and authentic Mediterranean flavors, including their Fattoush Salad and Mediterranean Salad that can be topped with salmon, chicken, beef or lamb. The fattoush includes romaine, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, parsley, mint and radishes all tossed in a dressing of lemon, garlic, sumac spice, mint, olive oil and vinegar. Their Mediterranean has mixed greens with garbanzo beans, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onions, za’atar and feta cheese tossed in a sweet balsamic vinaigrette.
Smoked Salmon Salad at Monarch
In this restaurant that specializes in smoking its proteins, you don’t have to miss out if you order a salad. Their Smoked Salmon Salad features chilled smoked salmon topped with a creamy dill sauce. There’s also candied pecans, red onion and romaine tossed in a sweet lime vinaigrette.
Goat Cheese Salad at Lola’s Bistro
This upscale restaurant offers New American cuisine in a casual and relaxed atmosphere, and for a light option their Goat Cheese Salad is a favorite. It’s a flavorful combination of pine nut crusted goat cheese, apples, tomatoes, mixed greens with a balsamic vinaigrette.
District Ensalada at District Taqueria
Our urban taqueria serves an incredible salad of chopped romaine hearts, arugula, avocado, black beans, radish, cilantro, red onion, cucumber, snow peas, green onion, toasted pepitas and queso fresco. Add Chicken Achiote, Steak Asada, Barbacoa or Carnitas, then choose either the Garlic-Chili Ranch or Honey-Lime Vinaigrette dressings.
Rawcos from Beautiful Day Cafe
Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free diners appreciate this eatery’s ability to meet their dietary needs, but the food so delicious it is popular with those even not on specific diets. For a light option, consider the Keen on Kale salad with apple, feta, raisin, carrot beet spark and maple mustard vinaigrette or Rawcos, three romaine lettuce boats loaded with walnut and carrot meat, cashew cheese and salsa. Salad greens are from the restaurant’s garden next door, when available.
Grilled Caesar Salad at Siena Tuscan Steakhouse Restaurant
The Grilled Caesar Salad is just as special as the restored, historic building where it resides. This upscale restaurant inside the trendy downtown Ambassador Hotel – the only AAA Four Diamond property in Kansas – offers a signature dining experience showcasing the cuisine of Tuscany. We love their grilled take on this classic salad featuring romaine, parmigiano reggiano, croutons and anchovy. You can also add steak, chicken, shrimp or salmon.
Southwest Quinoa Salad at The Kitchen
They serve fresh, clean food made from scratch and all of their salads (as many as eight on the menu!) fit the bill. Our personal favorite is the Southwest Quinoa Salad. It is out of this world good with heirloom quinoa, black beans, charred corn, grilled zucchini, tomatoes, red bell peppers, goat cheese, cilantro-lime dressing and served with flour tortilla chips. You can customize any of their salads by adding chicken, salmon, shrimp, beef filet, bacon, avocado or hardboiled egg.
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