The Best Salad Recipes

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Sometimes you can’t beat a delicious salad recipe. Today I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite salad recipes for you. Whether these recipes are used as a full meal or a side dish, there’s something you’re bound to love.

Unique and Delicious Salad Recipes #salad #recipe #lettuce #panzanella #pastasalad #pasta #potatosalad #dessertsalad

Salad comes in many forms. There are the classic leaf salads, pasta salads, potato salads, chicken salads, panzanellas (bread salads), and even dessert salads!

Knowing that I’m always looking for unique and delicious salad recipes, I decided to put this list of my favorites together just in case you need a go-to list yourself.

Whether you need a side for a weeknight dinner or want something special to take to a picnic/event, I’m certain you can find a salad recipe in this list that will work perfectly for any occasion. Enjoy!

The Best Salad Recipes:

Bacon and Blue Cheese Potato Salad #potatosalad #sidedish #potato #bacon #bluecheese #salad #recipe

Bacon and Blue Cheese Potato Salad

Move over classic potato salad; there’s a new dish in town. This Bacon and Blue Cheese Potato Salad is a fresh and flavorful take on the classic recipe. In fact, I’d take this over the classic recipe any day!

 

This Ramen Noodle Salad is the best and easiest #summer #pasta #salad #recipe! #ramen #noodle

Ramen Noodle Salad

This Ramen Noodle Salad is so simple to make, full of flavor, and always a crowd pleaser. You’re certain to love this easy and delicious pasta salad recipe!

 

A simple and delicious Roasted Carrot Salad Recipe. #salad #carrots #recipe

Roasted Carrot Salad

Arugula, blue cheese, dried cranberries, almond, and roasted carrots come together to create this delicious and fresh Roasted Carrot Salad.

 

 

This Snow Pea and Chicken Salad Recipe is a delicious and unique take on classic chicken salad.

 

Snow Pea and Chicken Salad

Sometimes a good chicken salad recipe can totally hit the spot. Whether you serve this Snow Pea and Chicken Salad for lunch or at a summer gathering, I know you’re going to love its fresh and delicate flavors.

 

Radicchio and Blue Cheese Bread Salad is the salad to complement a late-summer or fall dinner.

Radicchio and Blue Cheese Bread Salad

If you’re looking for a salad to complement a late-summer or fall dinner, you’ll want to try this Radicchio and Blue Cheese Bread Salad. Bursting with bold flavor, it is so simple to make.

Avocado Panzanella Salad

This Avocado Panzanella Salad is a celebration of summer! Bursting with summer tomatoes, crusting bread, fresh basil, and creamy avocados this salad is a winning recipe!

 

Roasted Zucchini Panzanella Salad #vegetable #roasted #zucchini #panzanella #salad #recipe #summer #picnic #breadsalad

Roasted Zucchini Panzanella

If you are looking for a delicious summer salad recipe, look no further than this Roasted Zucchini Panzanella. I mean, what’s not to love about a salad made with toasted bread?

 

Pasta Salad Recipes:

Pasta salad might be my favorite kind of salad.  That is why I have an entire blog post dedicated to my best pasta salad recipes. It’s worth checking out as there are some really good ones! You can find those HERE.

 

Delicious Pine Nut and Arugula Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe #pasta #salad #pesto #pinenut #arugula #pastasalad #recipe #sidedish

Pine Nut and Arugula Pesto Pasta Salad

This Pine Nut and Arugula Pesto Pasta Salad contains four things I love: pine nuts, arugula, pasta, and feta. I think it’s a delightful combination of flavors that almost everyone will enjoy.

 

BLT Macaroni Salad 

Based on one of my favorite classic sandwich recipes, this BLT Macaroni Salad is loaded with flavor. It’s a tasty and unique twist on classic pasta salad with a traditional flavor combination everyone will love!

 

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad #BrusselsSprouts #ShavedBrusselsSprouts #salad #apple #pinenuts #recipe #sidedish #easy

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

Mixed with Honeycrisp apples, pecorino Romano cheese, pine nuts, and dried currants, this Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad has become one of my favorite side salad recipes. I think you’re going to love it too!

 

Dessert “Salad” Recipes:

And then there’s the dessert salad recipes. Dessert salads are typically sweet and made with items such as  jello, whipped topping, fruits, mayo, etc. These are a few of the dessert salads that are staples in my family – we make them over and over again!

Delicious and Easy Waldorf Salad #waldorfsalad #salad #recipe #sidedish #thanksgiving #christmas #holiday

Waldorf Salad

Although delicious anytime of the year, Waldorf Salad has been a holiday side dish in my family for as long as I can remember. Today, I’m sharing my family’s recipe for this “must have” holiday dish.

 

Orange Pineapple Dream Salad - delicious as a side dish or dessert #salad #dreamsalad #dessertsalad #pineappledream

 

Orange Pineapple Dream Salad

Whether served as a dessert or side dish, this Orange Pineapple Dream Salad recipe is the perfect compliment to any celebration, holiday, or meal.

 

This Strawberry Pretzel Salad is a classic dessert that continues to be a favorite! #strawberry #jello #pretzel #dessert #recipe

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

This Strawberry Pretzel Salad is an old-fashioned dessert recipe that still popular for a reason: it’s delicious! The combination of sweet, salty, and fruity is so good!

 

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That’s a Wrap on My Best Salad Recipes:

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  • John at

    Delicious Salad: Bacon and Blue Cheese Potato Salad! Thanks!

  • Karla Sinne at

    Interesting recipes. Finally not tha same salad types I used to see everywhere. Lot of great idea

  • Emma at

    In this list, there is a salad for every taste!

  • shiva platters Fort Lauerdale at

    All of these really appear to be so delicious. Right this moment, I am just craving for a chicken salad! I am most excited to try the chicken salad with apricots and almonds, and that cranberry pecan chicken salad. Thank you for sharing all these recipes!

  • Norma at

    Michael,

    I have to say you do deserve the recognition as being the most followed on Pinterest. I love your posts! Keep it up!!

  • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

    Thanks for your message! These are just salads that look delicious to me. I used to have a feature on my blog where I’d share a collection of some of my favorite things I found via Pinterest. This was one of those features.

    xo
    Michael

  • Kelly JS at

    Can’t wait to explore the rest. Found you on….Pinterest. YUMMY!

  • Jema Watts at

    So glad I found you. Amazing salads. Can’t wait to explore the rest of your blog.

  • Lita at

    Wow! all these salads look scrumptious! definitely I will follow your blog.

  • Anonymous at

    love, love, love!

  • Ellie Maggie at

    Chicken salad with apricot and almonds AND Cranberry pecan chicken salad are my favourites! I’ve just found your blog and you on Pinterest and I’m sooooo glad that I did. You come across as such a lovely man. Oh, I also want to say thanks for the Olive Garden recipe because when we had our honeymoon in the USA (we’re from the UK) we had a special meal in Olive Garden – you reminded me of that time 🙂
    Thanks, Ellie Maggie x

  • Anonymous at

    Love, love your blog, Michael! I’ve been following you on Pinterest for a while, also. You inspire me all the time. Keep those wonderful things coming!! Bonnie

  • The Country Cook at

    Michael – so great to “meet” ya!! Thank you so very much for featuring the Olive Garden salad dressing. I’m so glad you did so I could find my way to your little corner (kinda big corner actually) of the internet. LOVing your site and your inn – really inspiring!! Oh and Operation 20lbs! haha – Lord knows I have been on Operation 20 lbs for 20 years, but mine should be Operation 30 lbs…lol.

  • Anonymous at

    I want to eat all these salads! There aren’t enough meals in the day!

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