Perfect for dinner, gatherings, or that daily salad you bring to work, here are 20 quick and easy delicious salad recipes for you to try!

20 quick and easy salad recipes.

Growing up, salads were a standard addition to our dinner table. My mom would make a salad every night to eat with our meal, and that’s something I’ve continued to do with my family. Salads are amazingly versatile, and it doesn’t always mean the same 4 ingredients every time. Still think salads are boring? Well I’ve compiled 20 quick and easy salad recipes that you can include in your dinner rotations, and learn how fun salads can be.

20 quick and easy salad recipes.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the best lettuce for salads?

It really comes down to personal preference, though I commonly like to start with a base of romaine lettuce.

What are good salad vegetables?

You can make a salad with whatever you have, but other than spinach and lettuce, common ingredients are broccoli, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, peppers, and onion.

Is eating salad everyday good?

Having a salad daily is very healthy, as it’s a great way to get your fill of fiber, vital nutrients, and healthy fats.

20 quick and easy salad recipes.

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20 Quick and Easy Salad Recipes

Greek Village Salad

Full of ripe tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers and creamy feta, your family will love this traditional Greek village salad.

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village salad

Greek Herb Salad with Feta

This light and refreshing Greek herb salad is made with crunchy romaine, fresh dill, scallions and feta. Serve with grilled chicken, salmon or with chickpeas to make a hearty vegetarian entrée salad.

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Orange, Fennel, and Red Onion Salad

Simple, bright, and delicious, this orange, fennel, and red onion salad makes a great side, snack, or appetizer.

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Forkful of orange fennel and red onion salad

Tuna Nicoise Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

This protein-packed Tuna Nicoise Salad is drizzled with a rich and creamy avocado green goddess dressing. 

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Tuna Nicoise Salad with Avocado Dressing - a healthy entree salad recipe

Smashed Chickpea Salad with Dill

Naturally vegan and gluten free, this smashed chickpea salad is made with diced celery, minced red onion, bright lemon juice, and fragrant fresh dill.

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Smashed chickpea salad with dill

How To Make Kale Salad

Kale Salad is both healthy and easy to make as well as the perfect complement to any meal.

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Grilled Asparagus Salad with Arugula and Goat Cheese

Asparagus is grilled until charred and slightly caramelized then tossed with spicy arugula and creamy goat cheese in this fresh and flavorful summer salad.

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Grilled Asparagus Salad with Crumbled Goat Cheese and Arugula

Italian Chopped Salad with Cannellini Beans

This light and refreshing Italian Chopped Salad with Tuna, Artichokes & Cannellini Beans is bursting with flavor and packed with protein to give you energy all afternoon long.

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Wedge Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

This crisp and refreshing wedge salad is made with iceberg lettuce, juicy tomatoes, crispy bacon drizzled with a garlicky blue cheese vinaigrette.

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Wedge Salad with bacon and blue cheese

Strawberry Arugula Salad

This fresh and simple salad recipe is made with sweet strawberries, spicy arugula, and crunchy cashews.

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Strawberry Arugula Salad with Cashews

Lebanese Chickpea Salad

A fun twist on tabbouleh, this Lebanese chopped salad with chickpeas is bursting with fresh flavors and packed with protein.

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Middle Eastern Syrian Salad

This easy to make and flavorful Middle Eastern Syrian Salad is dressed with lemon juice, fresh garlic, olive oil and mint.

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syrian salad with tomatoes onions and cucumbers

Freekeh with Tahini, Chickpeas and Pomegranate

Cracked freekeh is tossed in a creamy tahini vinaigrette with chickpeas, pomegranates and almonds to create a crunchy and addictive whole grain side dish or meatless main.

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Freekeh with Tahini, Chickpeas and Pomegranate - The Lemon Bowl

Traditional Greek Salad

This traditional Greek salad is made with fresh veggies, creamy feta, kalamata olives, and a simple lemon-oregano vinaigrette.

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Traditional Greek Salad

Asian Chopped Salad

This fresh and flavorful Asian chopped salad is made with crunchy veggies that are tossed in a creamy, gingery peanut dressing.

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Chopped Thai Salad

Potato Salad with Bacon and Egg

This famous “bacon-in-every-bite” potato salad recipe, will have your friends begging you to make this addictive side dish again and again!

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Bacon Potato Salad

Lebanese Fattoush Salad

Fattoush is a Middle Eastern salad made with toasted pita bread. Mine is given a flavor boost by using za’atar to season the pita chips.

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Healthy Fattoush Salad Recipe

Arugula Salad with Shaved Parmesan

This bright and refreshing arugula salad recipe is made with just five simple ingredients including lemon juice, olive oil and shaved parmesan. 

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Arugula Salad Recipe

Soba Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Soy Vinaigrette

This easy and flavorful Asian-inspired soba noodle salad is perfect with any veggies you have on hand and can be served cold, warm, or at room temperature.

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Italian Garden Salad with Fennel

This fast and easy salad recipe is made with your favorite salad greens and crunchy fennel then drizzled with a lemony parmesan vinaigrette.

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Italian Garden Salad with Fennel Recipe
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Liz DellaCroce

Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families.



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