Welcome to a world of wholesome and delicious meals, where salads take center stage in our collection of 12 Satisfying Salad Recipes. These delicious and filling dishes redefine the way you think about greens, turning them into culinary delights. With a creative mix of flavors, textures, and ingredients, you’ll discover that salads can be much more than just a side dish!
Green Goddess Salad Recipe
This Green Goddess Salad Recipe is light and fresh and chock full of healthy produce. The fresh olive oil and vinegar drizzled over the top forms a healthy dressing that goes so well with the crunchy pistachios.
Spinach Salad with Bacon and Poppy Seed Dressing
This salad is actually one of my very favorite dishes on this planet. It’s made with spinach and topped with crumbled bacon and cheddar cheese. On top goes a Poppy Seed Dressing that is delightfully sweet and just a tiny bit creamy. If you’re not licking your plate (literally) by the time your salad is gone, I’ll be very surprised!
Easy Mediterranean White Bean Salad
This 7-ingredient Tuscan white bean salad is bursting with Mediterranean flavors like tomatoes, white beans, and basil, takes just 10 minutes to prepare, and can be enjoyed as a Summery appetizer, side, or light main!
Mandarin Almond Salad
This Mandarin Almond Salad is an easy and delicious salad recipe with mandarin oranges that’s gluten-free, vegan, and so incredibly fresh and bright!
Chicken Bacon Greek Salad
This Chicken Bacon Greek Salad is not for the faint of the salad heart. With chicken, bacon, and classic Greek salad flavors, it is hearty enough for a full meal but also perfect for adding some more salad into your diet.
Chickpea Kale Greek Salad
Tomatoes, Feta, olives, cucumbers, tomatoes pluskale and chickpeas? It’s everything you want in a Greek salad but with kale! This Chickpea Kale Greek Salad is a heartier, healthier Greek salad!
Kale Chickpea Salad with Candied Pecans
Hearty, healthy, and packed full of flavor! Our Kale Chickpea Salad with Candied Pecans is a new favorite hearty green autumn salad with tart apple, salty feta cheese, sweet crunchy pecans, and an incredibly flavorful, light, and bright vinaigrette. It’s the perfect green salad for any fall or holiday table!
Black Bean and Rice Salad with Cumin Lime Dressing
This is one of our favorite summer rice salads. I make it ALL THE TIME because it’s an easy make ahead side dish for picnics, barbecues, potlucks and tailgates and goes well with all our grilled favorites. I like to brown rice for this recipe, but it’s good with white rice too.
Mediterranean Eggplant Salad
Mediterranean Eggplant Salad mixes grilled eggplant with fresh tomatoes, mint, parsley, green onion, bell pepper and tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, za’atar and crushed red pepper. This is the perfect side salad for a summer BBQ or to pair with grilled chicken or fish.
This refreshing and crunchy Malfouf salad is a Lebanese cabbage salad with mint and parsley, mixed with a simple olive oil and lemon juice dressing. This light and refreshing slaw is a popular choice for barbecues, potlucks and picnics, as well as Middle Eastern feasts.
Lemon Balsamic Lentil Salad
This Lemon Balsamic Lentil Salad recipe post is sponsored by Rubbermaid BRILLIANCE Lunch, but my love for their amazing storage containers is completely my own!
Spicy Southwest Salad Recipe
Spicy, flavorful, crunchy, and delicious. This Spicy Southwest Salad copycat recipe tastes just like the Chick-Fil-A version! Make this easy salad in no time at all for a healthy weeknight meal that everyone will love.