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Healthy salad recipes

33 Recipes

Try BBC Good Food's best ever healthy salads, bursting with nutritious ingredients, delicious flavours and textures, including meat, fish and veggie options.

Herby potato salad

4.8

(5 ratings)

Try this potato salad at a barbecue for a different take on a classic summer salad. This delicious recipe instead features basil, parsley and garlic
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Charred onion & tomato salad

0

(0 ratings)

A perfect side salad to serve alongside fish dishes or a steak, this onion and tomato salad uses chunky salad onions which won’t wilt once cooked...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spring tabbouleh

4

(4 ratings)

A simple, budget, spring salad that can add a healthy dose of vegetables to your midweek meal. This easy vegan dish also makes great leftover lunches
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Egyptian egg salad

5

(1 rating)

Give salad a shake-up with an Egyptian-inspired recipe that combines fava beans with egg and the rich flavours of tahini, garlic, lemon and cumin
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers

4.625

(8 ratings)

Use frozen, skinless wild salmon fillets for a cheap and filling lunch on the go. This low-calorie, healthy dish couldn't be easier to whip up...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roasted squash & red onion with pistachios

5

(1 rating)

Showcase butternut squash with this vibrant vegan side. Garnished with jewel-like pomegranate seeds and crunchy pistachios, serve as part of a stunning meze
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet mustard potato salad

5

(2 ratings)

This healthy potato salad is deliciously spiced and sweet, the perfect barbecue side to feed a crowd
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Crunchy bulgur salad

4.5

(2 ratings)

A vibrant summer salad with radishes, edamame beans, peppers, almonds and herbs, drizzled with a citrus dressing
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Grilled aubergine tabbouleh

4

(2 ratings)

A vegan tabbouleh with all the flavours of summer. The coconut and tahini dressing adds a creamy, nutty element to this winning couscous
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Egg Niçoise salad

5

(5 ratings)

A vegetarian Niçoise salad, that's packed with goodness - fibre, folate, iron, vitamin c and gluten-free too...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken satay salad

4.80645

(31 ratings)

Marinate chicken breasts, then drizzle with a punchy peanut satay sauce for a no-fuss, midweek meal that's high in protein and big on flavour
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Avocado panzanella

5

(15 ratings)

With just 20 minutes preparation and no cooking time you'll be able to whip up this colourful avocado and bread salad in no time...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Barbecued squid salad

5

(2 ratings)

Marinating squid before sizzling it on the barbecue or griddle gives it a flavour boost. Accompany with a salad of mango, avocado and black beans
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sesame chicken salad

4.8

(5 ratings)

A fresh and healthy Asian-style salad with Thai basil and coriander, soya beans, carrots and tomatoes
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lemony tuna & asparagus salad box

4.5

(6 ratings)

A new take on the classic salad Niçoise. This lean salad is bulked out by storecupboard cannellini beans and flavoured with dill and lemon
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Warm lemony courgette salad

4.333335

(6 ratings)

A healthy, vibrant salad of shaved courgette, citrus and basil. Serve as a gluten-free starter or side dish
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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