Dole Food Co. Inc. is collecting salad recipes during National Salad Month in May.

The Westlake Village, Calif.-company’s Dole Salads division is partnering with a recipe website, www.tastespotting.com, to gather salad recipes and photos through the end of May, according to a Dole news release.

Dole celebrates National Salad MonthRecipes that use Dole salad kits will be given priority by Tastespotting.

Consumers who submit a Spanish-themed recipe based on a Dole Salads blend or kit will be entered in a Tastespotting recipe contest and will be eligible for the $500 grand prize.

To kick off the month, Dole has declared May 1 National Salad Day.

To see recipes or for more information, visit www.dolesalads.com.