Plate of chopped green salad with cutlery

Green salad recipes

Put together a fresh green salad for a light summer lunch or side. Make the most of vegetables such as crispy lettuce, peas and green beans.

2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This fresh, crunchy side dish makes a great addition to any buffet, with avocados, cucumber, green peppers and a zingy dressing

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A simple, fresh-tasting salad to serve as part of a summery buffet

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This sweet salad is perfect teamed with Thai, Chinese and Japanese meals to give a bit of colour and crunch

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use whatever herbs you have in the garden, and if you have your own lettuce, too, all the better for this simple side dish

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Just 5 ingredients in this summery vegan salad - you can make it a day in advance too

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Crisp iceberg lettuce and peppery watercress make a fresh springtime salad

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A fresh green salad to accompany any meal - and it counts as one of your 5 a day too

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

This fresh salad is very low in fat, a perfect accompaniment to heavy BBQ food

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A crunchy salad of apples, fennel, cucumber, celery and spring onions - a healthy and light side dish for a crowd

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A simple green salad with a dressing from the classic prawn cocktail - a versatile accompaniment to many dishes

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Spruce up a crunchy green salad with some peas and a lemon olive oil dressing

12 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this feta, olive and mixed grain salad in just six minutes for a super quick salad or side dish – perfect for midweek when you're short on time

6 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate spring with this salad using the season’s most exciting food, including new potatoes, asparagus and peas. It's even better if you make your own mayo

50 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy something lighter for lunch with this bright salad. It's low-calorie and full of flavour thanks to mint, parsley, cinnamon and cumin

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This hearty salad makes a healthy and delicious lunch with a few slices of ham

18 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Crunchy, herby and fresh- this green side salad is versatile, healthy and dressed with a light garlic and parsley vinaigrette

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This courgette salad is the perfect barbecue accompaniment

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

An explosion of fresh flavours makes this salad a winner on any table, give it a go and see what you think

15 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A sweet salad with plenty of crunch that goes perfectly with Middle Eastern dishes

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Combine asparagus, goat's cheese, new potatoes, peas and lettuce to make this easy springtime vegetarian dish. Great for a midweek meal

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this salad of roast green beans and sugar snaps with an Italian-inspired tonnato dressing with tuna and anchovies. It's easy to make but big on flavour

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this easy salad as a side dish to summer barbecues. Parsley, shallot and capers make it more than an average salad and it pairs well with cooked meats

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
7 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Choose a lighter lunch with this easy, no-cook salmon salad packed with courgettes, peas, pea shoots and radishes. It's healthy and takes just 15 minutes to prepare

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Add burrata to our pea and broad bean salad to introduce a delicate, soft and buttery element to the plate. A lemon dressing really cuts through the richness

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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