You might think that salads are boring, but trust us – you’ll never think that again after these delicious recipes! Salads are wonderful because they’re so versatile. You can use a ton of delicious ingredients to make nutritious, creamy, and delicious salads.
We have gathered our 15 favorite salads for you, so you can get a ton of inspiration, whether you want to eat them for a full meal, or as a side dish to bring to the tapas night. These salads from our Food Monster App will definitely not disappoint!
Source: Avocado Kale Chili Salad
Source: Spinach Salad With Barley Bacon
A warming salad with ingredients that are good for you, like protein-packed spinach, porcini mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, zucchini, and leeks. Zsu Dever‘s Spinach Salad With Barley Bacon has a delicious smoky flavor, and has some plant-based bacon on top to give the salad extra crunchiness.
You’re definitely gonna love beets after eating this salad! Nancy Partington‘s Beet and Lentil Salad With Beet Greens is totally satisfying, gives you a lot of good proteins, and has the most beautiful and intriguing colors! It both looks good and makes you feel good!
Make the regular salad more exciting with these Salad Skewers with Hawaiian Pineapple Vinaigrette by Dawn Hutchins! These skewers combined with the vinaigrette gives you sweet, salty, savory, and crunchy elements, basically everything you need!
Not only is this salad good for you, it is super exciting with a lot of crunchiness from the crispy chickpeas and sweet flavors of pear. Laine Rudolfa‘s Pear Salad With Crispy Chickpea Croutons is fresh and filling!
Source: Tofu Herring Salad
Claudia Luger-Bazinger‘s Tofu Herring Salad is inspired by the well known ‘Fish Schmaus’, but it’s a totally plant-based version made out of tofu! It has a creamy texture and a combination of sour, sweet and salty flavors that is adapted from the original.
This Eggplant, Zucchini, and Walnut Salad by Stefani Weiss has a lot of elements, but all of the ingredients go so well together. Eggplants, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, and walnuts are tossed together, and a heavenly dressing is blended in to make the salad even better!
You basically only need a few minutes to toss this Carrot and Radish Salad with Lime Ginger Dressing by Melissa Tedesco together, and it’s totally worth it! This is a vibrant, colorful, and crispy salad.
This salad is quite unique with some sweet notes from a blend of Indian spices. Add in some mint, protein-packed lentils, and roasted carrots, and you’ll have this ultimate Masala Lentil Salad With Cumin Roasted Carrots the Power Plates cookbook!
This salad has amazing flavors of marinated portobello, nutty sesame, crunchy wonton crisps, and a creamy sesame dressing. Make this Marinated Portobello Sesame Salad with Wonton Crisps by Dawn Hutchins when you want to impress your dinner guests!
Source: German Potato Salad
Kristina Stosek‘s German Potato Salad is a plant-based version of traditional potato salad. The potatoes are marinated, and you can add veggies, dairy-free mayo, vegan bacon, or whatever you want to give it a little extra something!
When you want to satisfy your taste buds, make Cora Matheson‘s delicious Marinated Chickpea and Artichoke Salad! Chickpeas and artichokes will keep you full with protein and fiber, while a light and citrusy dressing will add some sour and sweet flavors to the salad.
Inspired by Asian Flavors, Selva Wolgemuth‘s Ginger Citrus Tofu Salad With Buckwheat Soba Noodles is great both for lunch and dinner! It is rich in calcium, protein, fiber, and a lot of vitamins and minerals – to keep you going through the day!
This High-Protein Oat Groats and Lentil Salad by Charlie Rioux is a full meal, with oat groats, lentils, and Brussels sprouts for a really filling salad. It’s easy to toss together, and perfect to make a bunch of so you can have enough for the whole week!
Forget the bagel, this Everything Bagel Salad with Carrot Lox, Bagel Chips, and Cream Cheese Dressing from the Real Food Really Fast cookbook is everything you need! This recipe has sweetness from the carrot lox, leafy salad, a creamy cheese dressing, and bagel chips – what more can you ask for in a salad?
Craving a big slice of bread with some vegan butter on the side of these delicious salads? Then you definitely have to check out these 15 Homemade Creative Vegan Bread Recipes That Butter Us Up!
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