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Christmas salad recipes

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Serve a fresh winter salad as a starter or side at Christmas. Our festive dishes include ingredients such as warm squash, smoked salmon, chicory, beetroot and red cabbage.

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  • Gravadlax with celeriac & fennel salad

    Gravadlax with celeriac & fennel salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    A light salmon starter with a crisp salad and honey and mustard dressing. No cooking required, just gravadlax or smoked salmon plus fresh seasonal produce

  • Shukhi – warm beetroot & mushroom salad

    Shukhi – warm beetroot & mushroom salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This Ukrainian dish is traditionally eaten at Christmas - serve on toasted rye bread for a crostini-like starter or party canapé

  • Shredded sprout ‘sort-of-Caesar’ salad in an oval dish

    Shredded sprout ‘sort-of-Caesar’ salad

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make the most of Brussels sprouts with this salad. With bacon, croutons, cranberries and a Caesar-like dressing, it's a different way to enjoy the veg

  • Parsnip and rice salad in bowl

    Sesame parsnip & wild rice tabbouleh

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    Get your fill of tasty veggies with our easy vegan parsnip & wild rice tabbouleh. Our simple winter salad is full of flavour, filling and 2 of your 5-a-day

  • Turkey cobb salad served in a bowl

    Turkey cobb salad

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Enjoy this turkey cobb salad as a healthy party platter to use up Christmas leftovers. It's full of vibrant flavours like pancetta, avocado, eggs, chicory and tomatoes

  • Lobster, green bean & radicchio salad

    Lobster, green bean & radicchio salad

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    This festive seafood starter, finished with a garlicky basil dressing, can be prepared ahead - ideal for a fuss-free dinner for two

  • Ham & watercress salad with clementine dressing

    Ham & watercress salad with clementine dressing

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Use up leftover festive ingredients such as ham, hazelnuts, cranberries and clementines in this light salad - perfect after a week of indulgence

  • Charred Brussels, beetroot & bulgur salad

    Charred Brussels, beetroot & bulgur salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Love your leftovers – use a surplus of festive Brussels and blue cheese in this throw-together, vegetarian seasonal salad that's 2 of your 5 a day

  • Prawn cocktail salad

    Prawn cocktail salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Try this main meal twist on a seventies classic

  • Prawn, pomegranate & grapefruit salad

    Prawn, pomegranate & grapefruit salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Bypass bread croutons and a heavy cream dressing and instead serve up a crispy, fruity salad with shellfish

  • Cauliflower & carrot salad

    Cauliflower & carrot salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.10 ratings

    Keep this healthy salad in the fridge to serve with cold meats or cheese

  • Red cabbage & fennel coleslaw

    Red cabbage & fennel coleslaw

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.9 ratings

    Liven up weeknight meals and barbecues with this superhealthy side salad

  • Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

    Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    This earthy and vegetarian rice pilaf is good for feeding a crowd, so works well on a buffet table

  • Smoked salmon with Asian dressing

    Smoked salmon with Asian dressing

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.14 ratings

    A mix of chilli, lime, sesame and soy turns a traditional smoked salmon starter into a spicy taste sensation

  • Beetroot salad topped with grilled halloumi on blue plate on yellow background

    Beetroot & halloumi salad with pomegranate and dill

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.27 ratings

    Make an easy salad with three of your 5-a-day. Halloumi with juicy pomegranate seeds and the crunch of pumpkin seeds is a moreish combination

  • Big ham salad

    Big ham salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Peas and ham don't just partner well in soup - try them together in a fresh, minty salad platter, great for a buffet party

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