Find salad recipes that are filling, refreshing and very tasty, whether you're making a big bowl to share or preparing a quick lunch for one
Find salad recipes that are filling, refreshing and very tasty, whether
you’re making a big bowl to share or preparing a quick lunch for one.
This vivid blood orange, feta and fennel salad is so easy to through together but is full of interesting, zingy flavours. Have it with crusty bread as a light lunch, or try it as a refreshing side to roast or barbecued meat.
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This chickpea and auberine salad brings a real taste of the Middle East to your table and the aubergine can quite easily be done on the barbecue for a real summer hit.
Prawn and papaya salad will quickly become a favourite – so low in calories (only 154!) and yet so delicious too.
Sweet pear, crunchy walnuts and salty feta – lots of flavours and textures to make the perfect combination. Serve up this pear, feta, walnut and pea shoot salad.
Why not try quinoa in your salad rather than pasta? This chickpea and roasted aubergine salad recipe will fast become a lunch favourite.
This goats’ cheese salad recipe combines fruit and green leaves to create a real vitamin powerhouse.
A heavenly mixture of crunch, citrus and aromatics, all bundled in a refreshing Lebanese fattoush salad.
Try this zingy Asian prawn salad recipe, which is so easy to make but packed with flavour.
This tangy warm potato and salmon salad recipe really makes the most of new potatoes. It’s perfect for feeding a crowd, as it won’t collapse if left out for a while.
A middle eastern-inspired bulgar wheat salad recipe using a very underrated grain which makes a great alternative to a rice or pasta.
This vibrant slow-roasted bacon and spinach salad recipe will add colour and flavour to any celebration.
A stunning light orange, fennel and hazelnut salad with a ginger and chilli dressing – perfect for summer dinner parties.
This is one for the gym bunnies. Quinoa is very filling and completely fat free, and poaching the chicken in this quinoa salad with chickpeas, soy beans and poached chicken recipe means that you get all the flavour, but with no added fat. Soy beans also contain all nine amino acids, and are an invaluable source of protein – keeping you fuller for longer.
A healthy and speedy lentil, mushroom, tomato and rocket salad that is pretty enough to serve up to friends for lunch.
We could happily eat this pasta salad recipe on its own for supper with some green leaves but it’s also a great buffet dish.
So quick to create at your desk, this bresaola salad recipe only requires five ingredients!
This grilled lamb and aubergine recipe is Donna Hay’s combination of classic Mediterranean ingredients with a lighter touch.
Our beetroot, kale and feta salad recipe is great for lunchboxes or serve at the weekend with a bowl of soup.
This prawn and watermelon salad recipe is a really-fresh clean tasting bowl of deliciousness with a sweet-sour Japanese dressing. You could also add some chargrilled squid, if you like.
A really effective combination of sweet and salty – this nectarine and fennel salad recipe is utterly mouthwatering.
This Vietnamese-style salad is sharp and fresh-tasting with a hint of chilli and herbs.
Bursting with healthy ingredients, a mackerel superfood salad will help you on your way to five a day.
Recreate your favourite sandwich as a salad with this easy recipe for Ploughman’s salad.
The trick with this chicken salad recipe is the dressing – a combination of sweet, sour, hot and salty, which is fabulous with noodles and all sorts of salads. This salad keeps for around two hours.
A colourful dish for when you want something light but full of flavour, this rice noodle salad recipe will be a big hit on a summer’s evening.
A South African-inspired salad recipe that’s great to feed a crowd.
The richness of duck meat holds up perfectly to the strong Thai flavours in this warm duck breast and butternut squash salad recipe.
This super-speedy prawn salad recipe makes the perfect lunchtime snack, is ready in 10 minutes and will keep you going for the whole afternoon!
With a firm texture and nutty flavour, red rice works really well in this red rice, cranberry and pomegranate salad recipe, especially when paired with the delicious, juicy fruits.
This warm beef fillet salad recipe takes just 30 minutes to prepare.
A low-fat Thai chicken noodle salad recipe that’s so easy to make.
This roasted vegetable with honey and feta cheese salad recipe is equally delicious hot or cold. Adding feta turns it into a very substantial meal, and its saltiness contrasts beautifully with the sweet vegetables.
You can’t beat a classic tuna Nicoise salad recipe on a summer’s day. Using a whole seared tuna fillet makes the dish feel so much more luxurious – and also guarantees you can check on the provenance of the fish.
Thai salads are in a league of their own – nobody understands how to balance flavours better. This Thai rare beef salad recipe should definitely be served rare – the meat should be tender and rich next to the acidity in the dressing.
Seared salmon fillets are wonderful in salads and make a nice break from tuna. The fresh dill in this salmon, endive and dill salad recipe off-sets the richness of the salmon, and gives the whole recipe a lift.
This griddled chicken salad with courgettes and cannelini beans is very filling, and particularly delicious if you cook the chicken and courgettes on the BBQ.
Everyone’s favourite lunch! We’ve used marinated, rather than salted anchovy fillets in our classic Caesar salad recipe, which add a richness and sweetness to the dish – making it a popular choice.
The combination of flavours in this chargrilled chicken orange and watercress salad recipe is really refreshing. Try adding steamed new potatoes if you want to bulk it out.
A very filling beetroot, quinoa and chickpea salad recipe, with a refreshing lift from the lemons and pomegranate.
This easy caesar salad recipe is a perfect mix of flavour elements – and super quick to make.
This Thai chicken salad with peanuts and ginger recipe is such a refreshing dish, and very low in saturated fat.
This seafood and fennel salad recipe is bursting with flavour, but feels incredibly healthy.