Salad recipes

Satisfying salads for summer.
Satisfying salads for summer.

Each season offers up its opportunities to experiment with new ingredients and flavour combinations, and salads are the perfect medium. Here is a sample of tasty salad recipes, so there's no excuse not to get your veg on. There are hearty salads with grains that are a meal in themselves, and lighter offerings to accompany family dinners, barbecues and picnics.

Recipes

Fennel, orange and olive salad with tuna.

Fennel, orange and olive salad with oil-poached tuna

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Roast cauliflower salad with dates.

Roasted cauliflower salad with dates

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Frank Camorra

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (43)
Burghul, pimento and paprika salad.

Burghul, pimento and paprika salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Bill Granger

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (46)
Warm salad of roast cauliflower, labne, olives and almonds.

Warm salad of roast cauliflower, labna, olives and almonds

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (187)
Zucchini, pinutnut and currant salad. Photo: Marcel Aucar

Zucchini and pinenut salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Frank Camorra

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (82)
Neil Perry's seared tuna salad with sesame dressing.

Seared tuna salad with sesame dressing

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (67)
Cos salad with garlic and anchovies.

Cos salad with warm garlic and anchovy dressing

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Frank Camorra

Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (68)
Neil Perry's warm haloumi salad with pomegranate and lemon dressing.

Warm haloumi salad with pomegranate and lemon dressing

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (66)
Broccoli and sesame salad.

Broccoli and sesame salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Frank Camorra

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (18)
Pearl cous cous, watercress, mint, harissa mayonnaise.

Pearl cous cous, watercress, mint and harissa mayonnaise

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Shane Delia

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (13)
Broccolini, bean and sesame salad

Broccolini, bean and sesame salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Jar

Jar salads

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Sardine

Sardine, egg and dukkah salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (86)
Prawn

Tabbouleh salad with prawns and pomegranate

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (23)
Watermelon, feta and mint salad.

Watermelon, feta and mint salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (39)
Mexican avocado salad.

Guacamole salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (14)
Tomato salad with tzatziki.

Heirloom tomato salad with tzatziki

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
Grilled Caesar salad.

Grilled caesar salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (16)
Pulled salmon salad with wild rice.

Wild rice, lemon and dill with pulled salmon

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (41)
Torn iceberg lettuce

Torn iceberg lettuce, dried mint and pickled onions

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Shane Delia

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (9)
Cabbage and parmesan salad.

Cabbage and parmesan salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)
Bean salad with tarator dressing.

Bean salad with tarator dressing

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Frank Camorra

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
Roast leek, eggplant and red capsicum salad.

Roast leek, eggplant and red capsicum salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Frank Camorra

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Asian prawn and pomelo salad

Asian prawn and pomelo salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
Beans with creamy anchovy, chilli and lemon

Green beans with creamy anchovy, chilli and lemon dressing and almonds

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
Apple, celery and walnut salad.

Apple, celery and walnut salad with apple cider vinaigrette

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (18)
Raw cauliflower tabbouleh.

Raw cauliflower tabbouleh

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Pete Evans

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (35)
Roast red onion and spelt salad.

Roast onion and spelt salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Frank Camorra

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Baby cos with polenta croutons and streaky bacon.

Baby cos with polenta croutons and streaky bacon

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Frank Camorra

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Grilled pepper salad.

Grilled pepper, olive and spice salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Frank Camorra's potato salad.

Warm potato salad with mustard dressing

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Frank Camorra

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Roasted beetroot, orange and quinoa salad.

Winter salad of roast beetroot and quinoa

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Easy

Karen Martini

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (24)
Lentil, carrot, hazelnut and turnip salad.

Lentil, carrot and turnip salad with hazelnut sauce

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Steven Manfredi

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Roast pumpkin with farro.

Farro with roast pumpkin

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Easy

Frank Camorra

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (19)

Fresh broad bean and fennel salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Fennel and blood orange salad.

Fennel and blood orange salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Vietnamese prawn and chicken coleslaw.

Vietnamese chicken and prawn coleslaw

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (24)
Fennel and orange salad

Fennel, orange and walnut salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (12)
Farro and haloumi salad.

Farro salad with haloumi

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (22)
Baby cos with buttermilk dressing.

Baby cos with buttermilk dressing

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Frank Camorra

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Spiced eggplant salad.

Spiced eggplant salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Frank Camorra

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Green Goddess dressing

Heirloom tomatoes with green goddess

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Celeriac, apple and kale slaw with sour cream.

Celeriac, apple and kale slaw with sour cream, anchovy and roast garlic dressing

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Karen Martini

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (22)
Horchata

Asian slaw

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (22)
Carrot and potato salad with caraway, lemon and nigella seeds.

Carrot and potato salad with caraway, lemon and nigella seeds

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Karen Martini

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Poached chicken salad with young coconut, vermicelli and Vietnamese mint.

Poached chicken salad with young coconut, vermicelli and Vietnamese mint

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Karen Martini

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Cold Soba noodles with beansprouts, soy and ginger. Styling by Caroline Velik.

Cold soba noodles with beansprouts, soy and ginger

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Karen Martini

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Zucchini flower, wild rice, lentil and yoghurt salad.

Zucchini flower, wild rice, lentil and yoghurt salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Karen Martini

Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Beetroot salad with goat's curd.

Beetroot salad with spiced peppers and goat's curd

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Frank Camorra

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Freekeh tabbouleh.

Freekeh tabbouleh

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Frank Camorra

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Cobb salad is bright, crunchy and fresh.

Cobb salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (35)
Vietnamese mint and chilli slaw.

Vietnamese mint and chilli slaw with pickled beets

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Karen Martini

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Pearl barley, witlof and blue cheese salad

Pearl barley, witlof and blue cheese salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Luke Mangan

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)

Radicchio and orange salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Luke Mangan

Broccoli with shallots and almonds.

Broccoli with shallots and almonds

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Luke Mangan