The 10 Best Salad Recipes You'll Want to Make Friends With

Wave goodbye to your sad and lifeless salad and say hello to these fresh, flavourful creations from the best salad recipes.

Whether you're looking for a fuss-free lunch or a side salad that wows, we've got you covered with our round-up of the best salad recipes for every occasion. 

With these simply delightful recipes, you'll fall back in love with leafy greens, colourful veggies and wholesome grains. So, grab a fork and dig in!

Pomegranate Greens Salad With Halloumi Croutons & Spiced Orange Vinaigrette

Bright and flavourful, this pomegranate and halloumi salad is light and filling. The seared halloumi, along with the fresh bursts of pomegranate and tangy orange dressing creates a flavour combination that is hard to resist.

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Thai Noodle Salad With the Best-ever Peanut Sauce

For a salad that is packed full of flavour, you can't go past this Thai noodle creation. This salad is full of goodness from the variety of vegetables used and the flavourful yet balanced peanut sauce, meaning that you won't have to run extra fast at the gym the next day to burn it off. Winning!

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Rosemary Chicken, Bacon & Avocado Salad

This mouthwatering salad is full of yummy flavour combinations. From the juicy chicken and crispy bacon, to the fresh avocado and rosemary vinegarette, even salad-haters will be converted after tasting this delicious combo.

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Mediterranean Tuna Salad

This healthy salad recipe makes for the ultimate weekday work lunch. Easily made in 15 minutes and full of protein and vegetables to keep you going all day long, this delicious salad can be stored for a couple of days making it a perfect meal prep recipe.

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Fall Harvest Buddha Bowl

If you prefer your salad ingredients to have their own space, we recommend whipping up one of these buddha bowls. Made with quinoa, sweet potato, brussel sprouts, chickpeas, squash, kale and topped with a maple dijon dressing, there is so much to love about this humble salad.

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Burrata Salad With Prosciutto & Nectarines

Summer is just around the corner and with it comes lazy days spent by the pool, beach trips and barbeques. This burrata salad with prosciutto and nectarines fits into that summer vibe effortlessly. It's a wonderful side salad for barbeques or accompaniment for fresh seafood. Trust us when we tell you that you won't want summer end after trying this salad.

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Cucumber Tomato Salad

This cross between a Greek salad and Panzanella salad will leave you feeling satisfied. Made with an abundance of fresh ingredients like cherry tomatoes, Persian cucumbers, red onion, basil and croutons, this is one salad we can't get enough of (and neither will you).

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Puy Lentil, Farro & Pomegranate Salad

Inspired by the Melbourne restaurant Hellenic Republic, this salad recipe is all about flavour. From the texture of the currants and pine nuts, to the fresh and aromatic flavour of the coriander and mint, this is one dish that knows how to impress.

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Smoked Salmon, Avocado & Arugula Salad

One of the best flavour combinations has to be smoked salmon and avocado. This simple salad recipe only requires a handful of ingredients to make and can be pre-prepared to help save you time in the kitchen. 

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Loving our pick of the best salad recipes and hungry for more? Check out these 9 pasta recipes that will soothe your foodie soul and these easy date night dinner recipes that are guaranteed to impress the special person in your life.


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