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Healthy salad recipes

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

12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A healthy, vibrant salad of shaved courgette, citrus and basil. Serve as a gluten-free starter or side dish

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This zingy side salad is packed full of goodness and it adds a touch of colour to any dish

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Fermented miso soya bean paste adds an extra savoury hit to this nutritious rice dish topped with fiery chilli-fried prawns

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A rustic, healthy accompaniment to serve alongside main courses like sausages, roast chicken or lamb

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This vibrant vegetarian side dish is dressed with chilli, spring onion and balsamic vinegar, then sprinkled with crunchy pumpkin seeds

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

A deep green side salad of parsley, dill and mint scattered with sweet fruit and crunchy cucumber

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

Jazz up this good-for-you grain with some stone fruits like apricots, peaches and nectarines- add a little mint and parsley for colour and flavour

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This vivid vegetarian accompaniment can be thrown together quickly- the fresh corn works perfectly with the jalapeño, coriander, lime and feta

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Showcase seasonal ingredients in this simple salad of delicate fish, new potatoes and beans in a mustard and horseradish vinaigrette

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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