Salads and Dressings

Antipasto Salad with California Raisins
A flavor-packed salad, side dish or light, healthy first course for an Italian-style buffet.

Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad with California Raisin-Roasted Red Pepper Jam
Pulse roasted red peppers with California raisins and balsamic vinegar for a zesty salad topper—simple yet decadent.

Asian Chicken Salad with Raisins
The secret is the dressing .... spicy chile oil, tart vinegar and sharp onion.

Asian Turkey Salad
Less than 300 calories -- makes this salad a real winner!

Autumn Salad
The perfect combination of late summer salad ingredients for a breezy day.

Autumn Turkey Salad
From National Turkey Federation
Raisins, cranberries and almonds bring the flavors of fall to cold turkey salad.

Autumn Vegetable Salad
All the fresh vegetables of the season with a creamy yogurt dressing.

Balsamic Eggplant and Pepper Salad with Golden Raisins
Recipe by Christine Vartanian Datian, former Fresnan and graduate of California State University, Fresno.

BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad
Chopped BBQ chicken, smoked bacon, tomatoes and peanuts -- What could be better!

Bean and Shrimp Salad
Beans, shrimp, parsley and California raisins combine for a terrific salad.

Bean Salad with Artichokes
Healthy, hearty vegetarian side dish or salad bursting with color.

Bombay Salad
A mixture of coconut, almonds and chicken spooned over lettuce and melon slices.

Butternut Balsamic Duck Salad
Sweet, chewy raisins provide palate-teasing nuances to this salad.

Cabbage Salad with California Raisins
A creamy coleslaw with apples and raisins.

California Bulgur Salad
Fresh plums, golden raisins and sliced almonds add texture and flavor to a whole grain salad.

California Celebration Slaw
A burst of color and flavors in a spicy cream dressing.

California Golden Raisin Fresh Vinaigrette
The citrus notes in this vinaigrette dress up vegetables of all kinds.

California Golden Raisin Vinaigrette
Oriental influenced sweet and sour vinaigrette for fruit salads.

California Golden Raisin Waldorf Salad
Special dressing for a traditional salad.

California Golden Raisin, Quinoa and Melon Salad
Luscious golden raisins blend with an ancient grain and melons for a surprising tasty salad.

California Marinated Salad
Combine these flavors of California early to meld flavors thoroughly.

California Raisin and Orange Salad
Crunchy romaine and fennel contrast orange and raisins in a citrus dressing.

California Raisin and Orange Salad Platter (Ensalada de Naranja Pasa)
By Chef Pilar Sanchez
Here's a platter full of good eating and healthy nutrition for the whole family.

California Raisin Chicken Salad
Just add a hot roll to make this raisin-topped vegetable salad into a whole meal.

California Raisin Raita
Indian inspired yogurt salad with California Raisins and Feta cheese.

California Raisin Rice ‘n Broccoli Salad
For a whole meal, add 1 1/2 pounds diced, cooked chicken and serve with hot rolls.

California Raisin Vinaigrette
A new twist on Italian dressing!

California Raisin-Apple Salad
Apples, marshmallows and raisins --- what a delicious combination!

California Raisin, Orange, Sherry Vinaigrette
Straight from the Caribbean, this vinaigrette holds its own in a hearty salad.

California Raisin, Rice and Carrot Salad
A refreshing salad to serve with almost any meal.

California Romaine and Raisin Salad
Raisins and pears sprinkled with blue cheese and pecans are tossed with a hot spicy citrus dressing.

California Salad with Creamy Lemon Vinaigrette
Frozen lemon juice concentrate and ready-to-use salad greens make it a snap!

California Waldorf Salad
Created by Oscar Tschirky for the Waldorf Hotel, California raisins and fresh herbs give this salad a modern twist.

California Zante Currant Dressing
The Japanese flavors in this vinaigrette pair well with light seafood salads.

Cauliflower-Raisin Salad
Cauliflower and California raisins create an interplay of flavors and textures.

Chilled Pork and Wild Rice Salad
Onion, rice, watercress, apricots, walnuts and vinaigrette with savory pork slices.

Chinese Chicken Salad
Asian flavors, California raisins and crunchy wonton ribbons set this chicken salad apart.

Chinese Raisin Chicken Salad
Light sesame oil vinaigrette, California raisins, chicken and bean thread in a light salad.

Coconut Shrimp Salad (Jingha Salade)
Puréed golden raisins sweeten the perfect dressing for spiced shrimp.

Coleslaw with Raisins and Peanuts
Raisins, horseradish and peanuts add pizzazz to picnics, barbecues or fish fries.

Couscous Salad with California Raisins
Make a big batch for buffets or festive meals of all kinds or serve often at home.

Creamy Cabbage Slaw
Golden or natural raisins, pineapple and shredded cabbage in a sweet tangy dressing.

Crunchy Vegetable and Curried Chicken Salad
Bottled dressing and prewashed baby spinach make quick work of this raisin and chicken lunch.

Curried California Raisin and Carrot Salad
By Chef Danielle Luzzatti
Ginger and curry spice up an old favorite.

Curried Chicken Salad
Natural and golden raisins add perfect balance to this spicy chicken salad for a crowd.

Curried Shrimp Salad with Raisins
Sour cream and curry combine with golden rasisns, shrimp and fruits for a satisfying summer salad.

Curried Tuna and California Raisin Salad
Poached tuna, cauliflower and broccoli make a hearty, healthy salad with California raisins

Ensalada de Noche Buena
Traditionally served on Christmas Eve, this Mexican treat provides healthy eating throughout the holidays.

Escarole and California Raisin Salad with Golden Balsamic Vinaigrette and Candied Pecans
A green salad of endive, celery root and avocado is even better with golden vinaigrette, candied pecans and California raisins.

Fall Greens and Winter Fruits with Golden Raisins
Tangerine dressing, persimmons, golden raisins, nuts and baby greens - lots of color!

Favorite Carrot Salad
Just toss carrots, raisins, celery and nuts with dressing for a quick supper salad.

Freckled Salad
California raisins and pineapple in a quick-set lemon gelatin. Kids love it!

Fresh Crab Salad with Golden Raisins
A mouthwatering entrée salad with crab and California raisins.

Fruit and Rice Salad
California golden raisins, dried apricots and pecans! So quick and easy to make with ingredients in the pantry.

Fruit Salsa Salad
Simple fruit salsa. Serve it as is or spoon onto lettuce leaves.

Gado Gado with Raisins
Lightly cooked vegetables, tofu and raisins covered with a spicy Indonesian peanut sauce.

Golden Garden Rice Salad
Hearty raisin-rice salad with broccoli and mushrooms.

Golden Raisin and Lentil Salad
Here's a hearty and tasty salad. Whip it up in a hurry. Eat at leisure.

Golden Raisin Asparagus Salad
Light and fresh --- a perfect summer salad!

Golden Raisin Balsamic Vinaigrette
Sweet and tangy vinaigrette to dress up a crisp salad.

Golden Raisin Pomegranate-Mustard Dressing
Really great on chicken salad or slathered onto chicken breasts just before broiling.

Golden Raisin Salad with Herb Crusted Chicken Breast
Nothing like pomegranates to bring out the flavor in this salad and the chicken is so delicious.

Golden Raisin-Peach Vinaigrette
This vinaigrette falls right into place at your next backyard barbecue.

Golden Raisin, Fennel and Red Onion Salad with Steamed Salmon
Flavors of Asia present salmon fillets with Eastern elegance.

Grapefruit and Raisin Salad with Leaf Lettuce
Red and green leaf lettuce with grapefruit segments and ripe olives tossed with mustard vinaigrette.

Greek Orzo Salad with Lamb Sausage
Juicy hot sausage slices, spinach leaves, orzo pasta and sweet chewy California raisins make an extraordinary one-plate meal.

Green Salad with Raisins
Aromatic fennel fronds and celery root add crunch to a raisin salad.

Grilled Pizza Salad with Tossed Greens and Golden Raisin-Peach Vinaigrette
Fresh fruit, California raisins and goat cheese top grilled pizza for a casual feast.

Ham and Celery Salad with Walnuts and Raisins
Oa - la - la! Quick! Easy! Filling! Raisins, nuts and ham! So good!

Healthy Carrot and California Raisin Salad
Better than Chick-Fil-A Carrot Raisin Salad.

Hearts of Kentucky Lettuce, Gorgonzola and Golden Raisins with White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Simple balsamic vinaigrette emphasizes the goodness of fresh ingredients topped with walnuts and golden raisins.

Heirloom Pear and Arugula Salad with California Golden Raisin Vinaigrette
Warm pears and arugula topped with Bleu cheese and a zesty vinaigrette. Too good to be true.

Hot German Rice Salad
Hot and hearty fried rice and raisins make a warm salad or side dish.

Imperial Pork Salad
California raisins and fresh plums with ginger, soy and green onion make this royal salad.

Imperial Waldorf Salad
Add avocado to a Waldorf salad and yogurt to the dressing and it's fit for a king.

Indian Slaw
By Chef Andrew Hillman
Golden raisins, carrots, green onions, cabbage, cashews and grapes seasoned with yogurt and mint.

Italian Chopped Salad
For a hearty meal with flavor to spare, here is an easy-to-prepare main course salad.

Italian Potato Salad
Raisins and Provolone cheese make this creamy potato salad Italian!

Jane’s Favorite Tri-colored Salad
By Jane Moughon, Honorable Mention - Soups/Salads/Sides, Wise Choices Recipe Contest
An eye-catching salad to make your mouth smile.

Jícama, Avocado and Orange Salad
A festive salad of jícama, sweet orange, creamy avocado and chewy California raisins.

Light ‘n Tangy Waldorf Salad
Tasty cheese crumbles make this apple-celery-raisin salad even harder to resist.

Maple-Pesto Salmon Salad with California Golden Raisins and Toasted Pine Nuts (Pignoli)
By Shannon Kohn, Honorable Mention - Soups/Salads/Side Category, Coast-to-Coast Recipe Contest
Pile asparagus spears, hearts of palm and California raisins to towering heights and top with grilled salmon.

Marinated Lentil Salad
A melange of vegetables, lentils and raisins with vinaigrette dressing.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Savor the flavors of the Mediterranean with this whole grain salad.

Million Dollar Salad
Marshmallows, coconut, oranges, pineapple and raisins marinated in sour cream and yogurt for salad or dessert.

Moscatel Vinaigrette
Sweet and tangy vinaigrette to top warm roasted vegetables.

Neptune’s Raisin Salad
A quick put-together of canned tuna, iceberg lettuce and California raisins.

Orange and Fennel Autumn Salad
A creamy orange dressing emphasizes the flavors in this salad.

Orange and Lemon Salad
Tart blood oranges and raisins, spinach leaves and red onion drizzled with olive oil.

Oriental Salad Bowl
Flavors of the Orient adapted for California raisins, fresh fruits and nuts.

Italian vegetable salad with raisins and croutons.

Pasta and Seafood Salad
Prepared salad mix, pasta, salmon and chickpeas garnished with California raisins for a hearty repast.

Peach-Berry Salad
Puréed berries garnish this cottage cheese and fruit salad.

Pear Waldorf Salad
California raisins and fresh pears make a low calorie Waldorf with yogurt dressing.

Pear Watercress Bowl
Spike a package of baby field greens with peppery watercress to pep up raisins and pears.

Pear, Raisin and Gorgonzola Salad
The perfect salad for fall and winter.

Picnic Rice Salad
An easy salad to make ahead -- the flavor improves with time.

Poached Chicken and Carrot Salad with California Raisin Vinaigrette
Gently flavor chicken with star anise; then combine with grated carrots, pine nuts and raisins.

Pork Tenderloin Salad with California Raisin Relish
Peppery raisin and apple relish with prosciutto wrapped pork tenderloin on a bed of arugula.

Power Lunch Pasta
An easy, tasty salad for lunch today.

Raisin Broccoli Salad
The most memorable broccoli salad with raisins, sunflower seeds and bacon crumbles.

Raisin Citrus Cucumbers
Colorful salad mix, cucumbers, tomatoes and raisins sprinkled with red pepper flakes and citrus dressing.

Raisin Curry Dressing
A unique dressing for assorted fruit salads.

Raisin Salad with Lemon Chicken
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Festive luncheon with citrus chicken and Italian bread salad for a crowd.

Raisin Salad with Nut Dressing
Chopped and toasted nuts add crunch to this raisin salad.

Raisin Salad with Warm Goat Cheese
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Select a tangy goat cheese to start any meal with flavor.

Raisin-Orange Salad with Spring Greens
The last of the winter oranges join the spring greens and raisins with a touch of curry.

Raita Salad of Yogurt and Mint with Raisins
Tangy cumin seeds accent the Mediterranean flavors.

Red and Green Salad
Plain and simple -- a carrot and red cabbage salad mix with raisins and cheese.

Red Wine Vinaigrette Dressing
Middle Eastern dressing to spice up seafoods.

Roasted Orange Carrot, Arugula and Bacon Salad with Raisin Nut Garnish

Salad of Beets, Belgian Endive, Goat Cheese, Golden Raisins and Asian Pear
Simple to make with complex flavors and textures.

Salad of Tofu, Celery, Granny Smith Apples and Golden Raisins
East meets West in this vegetarian salad.

Seaside Prawn and Summer Fruit Salad
Down by the sea, the beautiful sea, there's a perfect place for this fruit and seafood salad.

Smoked Chicken Salad with Raisins
Pick up a rotisserie chicken and a prepared salad mix for this quick supper treat.

Smoky Chicken & Crunchy Fennel Salad with Raisin Vinaigrette
A new take on chicken salad - modern flavors and something to crunch besides celery!

South of the Border Bowl
Hearty meal of seasoned ground beef and bean salad layered in a bowl. For Diabetes-Friendly, 1 serving = to 3 carb choices.

Spicy Raisin Relish Salad
Raisins, celery and apples in a spiced cider gel.

Spinach Salad with Pears and Raisins
Open a bag of prewashed spinach leaves; add raisins, pears and onions for a very quick salad fix.

Steak and Blue Cheese Salad
Enjoy our Raisin Growers salad with warm, crusty bread and California wine for a perfect light meal.

Sultan’s Salad
Golden raisins and carrots make a royal combination.

Summer Fruit Bowl
Mellow melon, tangy raisins and sweet nectarines to refresh a hot summer day.

Summer Salad of Quinoa and California Raisin-stuffed Tomatoes
Whole grain quinoa and raisins get together to fill red, red tomatoes.

Surfer’s Salad
Creamy crab and avocado tossed with raisins and iceberg lettuce in a sharp horseradish dressing.

Sweet and Sour Coleslaw
Elegant version of every day goodness.

Sweet Raisin and Peach Dressing
A sweet chunky dressing that makes chicken irresistable.

Sweet Raisin Chicken Salad
Fruit preserves, Dijon mustard and California raisins top this chicken salad.

Tangy Sweet Potato and California Raisin Salad
Can't resist those bright orange sweet potatoes, sometimes called yams, topped with tangy golden raisins.

Thai Chicken Raisin Salad with Sweet Chili Vinaigrette
This is a true feast for the tastebuds as well as for the eyes!

Thai Glass Noodle Salad
This salad has it all. Silky transparent noodles and chewy raisins, just to titilate the senses.

Thai-style Mango Salad
This sweet, sour and nutty salad pairs beautifully with grilled chicken, shrimp or pork.

The Best Carrot Raisin Salad

Tortellini Peach Salad
This is a wonderful lunch or picnic salad.

Tossed Green Salad with Spiced Pecans and Raisin Vinaigrette
Spice the pecans; sweeten the dressing with California raisins; and toss it all together.

Triple Raisin-Blue Cheese Dressing
The title says it all!

Turkey and Spinach Salad with Raisins
Simple salad -- simply delicious.

Tuscan-style White Bean, Tuna and Currant Salad
Creamy textured beans to contrast with sweet California Zante currants.

Updated Iceberg Salad
The crunch of iceberg lettuce in a bold flavor combination.

Uptown Chicken Salad
Excellent as a sandwich filling or make-ahead topping for canapes, too.

Very Warm Salad
Pepper hot and hot off the stove for a wilted greens and goat cheese salad.

Vietnamese Beef Salad with Raisin Relish
Golden raisins, peanuts, sesame and cilantro for an unforgettable relish to serve with grilled beef and rice noodles.

Waldorf Salad
The really, truly traditional salad served at the Waldorf Hotel.

Waldorf Salad with California Raisins Version 2.0
The one thousand and first variation of the popular apple salad — they get better every time.

Warm German Potato Salad
Potato salad is even better with California raisins.

Warm Piquillo Peppers with Goat Cheese, California Raisins and Moscatel Vinaigrette
A warm salad or first course with California Raisins and goat cheese.

Warm Salmon Soba Salad with Currant Dressing
Bursting with color, texture and opposing elements, great salad bejeweled with tiny Zante currants.

Whole Grain Garden Bowl with California Raisins
Make ahead or last minute for a filling and nutritious vegetable, grain and raisin side dish.