15 Healthy Salad Recipes You Must Try This Season

Salad is the perfect meal to have on hand for a quick lunch or dinner. It can be made ahead of time and are usually lighter than most other meals and help with weight loss.

It might be challenging to find a healthy and tasty dish that is also easy on your wallet. Luckily, there are plenty of recipes out there for salads that will satisfy any craving without breaking the bank!

Whether you prefer tuna salad or spinach with strawberries, we've got some great ideas below.

1. Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

This healthy salad is loaded with fresh and delicious ingredients, such as shrimp, avocado, cucumbers, tomatoes, and corn.

You can make it for a satisfying and tasty meal. The cilantro dressing adds an extra layer of flavor and freshness to the salad. Get this Shrimp and Avocado Salad here.

2. Farro & Arugula Salad

Farro & Arugula Salad

This Farro & Arugula Salad is a great way to get some protein and greens into your day.

The farro is cooked until chewy and nutty, tossed with baby arugula, cherry tomatoes, pitted Nicoise olives, Marcona almonds, and feta cheese.

The salad is simple but delicious, and it's perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.

3. Kale And Quinoa Salad

Kale And Quinoa Salad

Kale And Quinoa Salad is a delicious, healthy lunch, dinner, or meal prep idea! This recipe is simple, easy, and nutrient-dense while tasting clean, fresh, and delicious.

4. Greek salad

Greek salad

This Greek Salad is the perfect combination of flavors. The homemade Greek dressing gives the salad a delicious taste that you can't find in a bottle.

The salad is perfect for a summer meal or any time you want something fresh and delicious.

5. Nicoise Salad

Nicoise Salad

Nicoise Salad is a piece of the French culinary culture that has been adopted in many countries.

The most important ingredients in this salad are tuna and potatoes, which give it a hearty flavor.

The other most significant ingredient is the lemon dressing, which provides its zesty taste and brightens up the salad with its citrus flavors.

6. Sesame Ginger Salmon Salad

Sesame Ginger Salmon Salad

This salmon salad is a great way to show that low-carb meals can be delicious and exciting.

The salmon is glazed with a honey soy sauce, and it's served on a bed of lettuce with an Asian-inspired salad dressing.

There's so much flavor and texture in every bite, and it's a dish you'll love. Get this Sesame Ginger Salmon Salad recipe here.

7. Grilled Chicken Fajita Salad

Grilled chicken fajita salad

This Grilled Chicken Fajita Salad is a healthy and satisfying dish that will leave you feeling happy and satisfied!

This colorful salad is made with grilled chicken, veggies, and a creamy cilantro dressing!

The recipe has protein from the white meat and fiber from all the vegetables. It also has avocados which are a rich source of good fat.

8. Citrus Salad

Citrus Salad

The salad is packed with vitamin C and tastes fantastic! It’s made with just a few basic ingredients, including a homemade pomegranate dressing.

This recipe is always a favorite, combining the best winter fruit with a fresh vinaigrette in less than 15 minutes!

Slice a mixture of fresh citrus, whisk together the dressing and enjoy this delicious salad. Get this Citrus Salad here.

9. Mediterranean Avocado Salmon Salad

a delicous Mediterranean salon avocado salad

A classic Mediterranean salad recipe, with baby spinach combined to make it more delicious.

Add in salty and smoky salmon along side creamy avocado for an addicting flavor combination that will leave you wanting seconds!

Get this Mediterranean Avocado Salmon Salad recipe here.

10. Blueberry Broccoli Salad

Blueberry broccoli salad

This Blueberry Broccoli Salad is healthy, nutritious, and delicious. It's a great way to get your daily dose of vegetables, and the blueberries add a touch of sweetness.

The broccoli is crunchy, and the avocado provides a nice creamy texture.

The almonds and toasted seeds add a bit of crunch and flavor, and the dressing is tangy and refreshing.

11. Cobb Salad

Cobb salad

This Cobb Salad is full of flavor, texture, and crunchy deliciousness.

The romaine lettuce provides the crunch, the bacon provides the spice, and the eggs provide the protein.

In addition, this salad makes for a perfect late-night snack or healthy on-the-go breakfast!

12. Seared Tuna Salad

Seared Tuna Salad

This Seared Tuna Salad is a surprise, with all the color and texture of the ingredients.

The seared tuna is cooked to perfection and its buttery flavor pairs well with the Asian salad dressing and peanut sauce.

The flavors in this dish are truly outstanding, making it one of our favorite salads.

13. Chickpea Pasta Salad In A Jar

Chickpea Pasta Salad In A Jar

This Chickpea Pasta Salad In A Jar is perfect for quick, easy, and healthy lunches.

Rotini pasta is mixed with mozzarella pearls, crispy chickpeas, and veggies, then topped with a balsamic vinaigrette. This salad is perfect for meal prep, too!

14. Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

This Strawberry Spinach Salad is the perfect healthy lunch or light dinner!

It's made with fresh baby spinach, creamy avocado, sweet strawberries, toasted pecans, fresh herbs, and a creamy poppy seed dressing.

It's simple to customize for vegan, paleo, gluten-free, Whole30, keto, and dairy-free options.

15. Tomato Pasta Salad

Tomato Pasta Salad

Tomato Pasta Salad is a great dish to bring to any summer event.

The salad is made with large chunks of ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, tangy red onions, and dried oregano. This pasta salad is sure to be a hit with everyone!

16. Healthy Tuna Salad

Healthy Tuna Salad

This Healthy Tuna Salad is a healthy alternative to the classic dish.

Using Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise has fewer calories and less fat. But it's still packed with flavor.

You can serve it on its own, on top of greens, or in a sandwich. 

17. Chicken Avocado Salad With Light Vinaigrette

chicken with avocado salad resting in a bowl

The fresh taste of this simple but delicious salad will make it hard to find your favorite lunchtime option again.

Made with grilled chicken, avocados, garbanzo beans and a lemon vinaigrette dressing that’s sure not only pack in nutrients but also be light on the stomach!

Get this Chicken Avocado Salad With Light Vinaigrette recipe here.

Conclusion

Salads are a great way to get your daily vegetables and other healthy foods. These salads provide protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber- all things that can help you feel good!

We hope you find the perfect one for lunch or dinner tonight with this list of recipes as inspiration for new salad ideas!

All these dishes seem like they're worth trying at least once - what's your favorite?

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