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!
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Orange, Fennel, and Red Onion Salad
Simple, bright, and delicious, this orange, fennel, and red onion salad makes a great side, snack, or appetizer.
Tuna Nicoise Salad with Green Goddess Dressing
This protein-packed Tuna Nicoise Salad is drizzled with a rich and creamy avocado green goddess dressing.
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.
How To Make Kale Salad
Kale Salad is both healthy and easy to make as well as the perfect complement to any meal.
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.
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.
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.
Strawberry Arugula Salad
This fresh and simple salad recipe is made with sweet strawberries, spicy arugula, and crunchy cashews.
Lebanese Chickpea Salad
A fun twist on tabbouleh, this Lebanese chopped salad with chickpeas is bursting with fresh flavors and packed with protein.
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.
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.
Traditional Greek Salad
This traditional Greek salad is made with fresh veggies, creamy feta, kalamata olives, and a simple lemon-oregano vinaigrette.
Asian Chopped Salad
This fresh and flavorful Asian chopped salad is made with crunchy veggies that are tossed in a creamy, gingery peanut dressing.
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!
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.
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.
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.