Salad recipes

Satisfying salads for summer.
Satisfying salads for summer.

Summer is a great time of year 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 make the most of the season's produce. There are hearty salads with grains that are a meal in themselves, and lighter offerings to accompany  barbecues and picnics.

Recipes

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: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Cobb salad is bright, crunchy and fresh.

Cobb salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Pearl barley, witlof and blue cheese salad

Pearl barley, witlof and blue cheese salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Luke Mangan

Radicchio and orange salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Luke Mangan

Broccoli with shallots and almonds.

Broccoli with shallots and almonds

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Luke Mangan

Curried lentil salad

Curried lentil salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Luke Mangan

Citrus salad

Citrus salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Luke Mangan

Ham and pickled cherry salad

Ham and pickled cherry salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Luke Mangan

Cherry tomato salad

Cherry tomato salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Luke Mangan

Rustic salad with lavender-scented dressing

Rustic salad with lavender-scented dressing

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Luke Mangan

Spiced turnip and grape salad.

Spiced turnip and grape salad

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Luke Mangan

Spanish salad with orange and olives

Spanish salad with orange and olives

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Luke Mangan

Butter bean salad with figs and blue cheese.

Butter bean salad with figs and blue cheese

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Luke Mangan

Christmas coleslaw.

Christmas coleslaw

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Terry Durack

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
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Modern nicoise salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (9)
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Smoked salmon and rocket salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
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Asparagus with basil tomatoes

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Salmon and fennel salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

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Minted rice and grape salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
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Black-eyed bean salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

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Minted green bean salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

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Nasturtium salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
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Vietnamese poached chicken salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
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Crunchy apple salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

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Potatoes, white beans and rocket

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

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Dried fruit compote

  • 2 hrs +
  • Easy

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Japanese warm chicken salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

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Prawn and soba noodle salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy