Green salads are the unsung heroes of the culinary world; often overlooked but always appreciated. Whether you need a side dish for a summer barbecue or a light lunch option to get you through the afternoon, a good green salad can do the job.
With so many different types of greens, toppings and dressings, it can be daunting to try and find the right combination. We’ve done the hard work for you and rounded up our favorite recipes for green salads that are sure to please everyone!
From creamy and savory to refreshing citrus and fruits, these 21 delicious green salad recipes will have you covered for every occasion.
The BEST Crisp 'n Fresh Italian Green Salad
A simple green salad, with a light dressing mixed right into the bowl. Perfect for a side dish to a heavier main, like enchiladas or pizza, or as a simple meal as a break from holiday indulgence.
This salad will ruin you for every salad that comes after. It's utter simplicity and massive flavor allow the greens to shine with the right amount of sherry vinegar and mustards to create a perfectly balanced vinaigrette. This vinaigrette would be equally stellar on roasted vegetables and grilled m...
Tired of boring salads? Spice up your greens with this delicious, simple green salad recipe! Packed with fresh vegetables and tossed in a tangy champagne vinaigrette, this salad is sure to be a crowd pleaser. An easy, healthy and flavorful side dish that will make your next meal a hit!
The everyday green salad is, as the name suggests, a common side dish which you can serve with most main course meals. It doesn't matter if you enjoy it with western or eastern food, the salad can be adjusted to your liking, it's quiet and easy to prepare and because it's fresh, you won't miss out o...
An Easy Green Salad with mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, Parmesan, croutons, and a quick balsamic vinaigrette. This simple salad recipe is the perfect side dish to pair with any main meal.
Green Salad with Peas, Green Beans, and Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
Adapted from Just Cook It! by Justin Chapple
The original recipe called for 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder and onion powder. I went with fresh garlic and a shallot. Using dried garlic and onion will give it that "classic" flavor that many are probably familiar with, so that's an option if you want t...
This salad is basically the first day of spring, in a bowl: blossoms on the floor, the first time you step out of the office in the daylight, toes in the ocean, running through the park at dusk and all the inspirational shit we feel when the lambs start to dance.