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25 Vegetable Salad Recipes For A Healthier You

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Vegetable Salad Recipes

Do you enjoy making vegetable salad from delicious vegetable salad recipes?

Well, vegetables taken every day keep your body in perfect shape. Why? The nature of our human bodies and the nature of vegetables are matched up in a way that simply cannot be substituted by other food types, including fruits, legumes, nuts and seeds, grains, seafood, or poultry and meats.

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That’s why in this article, we share 25 vegetable salad recipes that can help you start eating healthy.

You don’t have to eat boring kales all week long just because you need to be healthy because this list of delicious vegetable salad recipes mixes up your vegetables in really amazing ways.

You’ll enjoy!

25 Vegetable Salad Recipes

1. Strawberry Feta Spinach Salad 

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Strawberry salad has to be your favorite hot weather meal. It’s pretty-looking, satisfying and quick to make.

This salad uses a whole lot of strawberries and has the extra protein and nutrition of walnuts and feta cheese.

The salad is wonderful as a main dish or side dish, and is great to serve for guests.

Recipe: Strawberry Feta Spinach Salad

2. Vegan Apricot Almond Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

When you are wanting a vegan salad that feels like a meal, try an apricot almond salad recipe with a lot of fresh and flavorful apricots and, also, lots of crunchy thin sliced almonds. !

Recipe: Vegan Apricot Almond Salad

3. Corn Cucumber Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Perfect for breakfast, this corn cucumber salad also includes simple spices with a hint of lemon juice.

Recipe: Corn Cucumber Salad

4. Easy Cucumber Tomato Salad {Keto, Low Carb, Vegan, Gluten Free}

Vegetable Salad Recipes

This cucumber tomato salad recipe is a flavorful low carb side dish that is perfect for quick and easy midweek meals.

Recipe: Easy Cucumber Tomato Salad

5. Brussel Sprouts Salad with Cranberries

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Make this terrific salad not just in the fall but all through summer and spring. The salad is naturally dairy-free and vegan unless you add some cheese! It’s also vegetarian, gluten-free, and nut-free unless you add nuts.

Recipe: Brussel Sprouts Salad with Cranberries

6. Tortellini Caprese Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

A delicious summer flavor in one side dish! Tortellini Caprese Salad is super easy to prepare for a light lunch or alongside dinner!

Recipe: Tortellini Caprese Salad

7. Arugula Spinach Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

This arugula spinach salad tastes delicious and is incredibly easy to make.

The combination of peppery arugula, tender baby spinach, rich blue cheese, sweet honey-roasted pecans, and juicy sautéed peaches is one of the best salad combos you could imagine.

Recipe: Arugula Spinach Salad

8. Quinoa Chickpea Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing

Vegetable Salad Recipes

This quinoa chickpea salad is like summer in a bowl and comes together in less than 30 minutes!

Quinoa and chickpeas are tossed with fresh cucumbers, crisp bell peppers and crunchy carrots, then drizzled with a light lemon dill dressing.

– Laura, The Recipe Well

Recipe: Quinoa Chickpea Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing

9. Strawberry Spinach Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing (Melting Pot Copycat)

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Strawberry spinach salad is delicious and classic with juicy strawberry slices, creamy feta cheese, and crunchy candied nuts with a bright lemon poppy seed dressing!

Recipe: Strawberry Spinach Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing 

10. Roasted Sweet Potato, Corn And Black Bean Salad With Spicy Miso Dressing

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Sweet and salty, crunchy and leafy, spicy, hearty, and fresh. That’s the taste of black beans and corn together in a dish with some tortilla chips crumbled on top, roasted sweet potato and homemade miso dressing.

Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potato, Corn And Black Bean Salad With Spicy Miso Dressing

11. Pea and Bacon Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Cool, creamy, and filled with bacon, this pea and bacon salad has it all going on!

Recipe: Pea and Bacon Salad

12. Roasted Beet, Delicate Squash & Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Beets and squash and quinoa, oh my!

Roasted delicata squash and red beets are perfectly paired with quinoa in this nutritious, colorful, and flavorful salad.

Recipe: Roasted Beet, Delicate Squash & Black Bean Quinoa Salad

13. Beet Carrot Raw Slaw Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Beet Carrot Raw Slaw is a beautiful simple salad filled with light tangy flavor, deliciously crunchy texture, and a gorgeous presentation.

Recipe: Beet Carrot Raw Slaw Salad

14. Summer Cucumber Salad with Spicy Vinaigrette Dressing

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Crisp, delicious and easy to make, this easy salad recipe is a must at your next gathering or picnic!

Recipe: Summer Cucumber Salad with Spicy Vinaigrette Dressing

15. Easy Brussels Sprout Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

This is the perfect side companion to any main dish. Anyone would easily serve it with this pepper steak or even this pork tenderloin.

Recipe: Easy Brussels Sprout Salad

16. Caprese Avocado Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes


– Keen For Keto

Recipe: Caprese Avocado Salad

17. Japanese cucumber salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Called sunomono in Japanese, this is a refreshing side dish that goes especially well with grilled fish and meat or spicy dishes.

– All Ways Delicious

Recipe: Japanese cucumber salad

18.  Green Bean Salad With Crispy Fried Onions

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Green bean casserole is a Thanksgiving classic, but this green bean salad with crispy fried green onions is a fresh alternative that I’m positive your family will love.

– All Ways Delicious

Recipe: Green Bean Salad With Crispy Fried Onions

19. Thai Green Papaya Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Green Papaya Salad or som tum is a refreshing Thai salad made with long strands of crisp green papaya in a spicy-tangy-salty-sweet lime juice and fish sauce dressing.

– All Ways Delicious

Recipe: Thai Green Papaya Salad

20. Simple Cucumber Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

This fancy-looking salad is a favorite combination that is actually super easy to make, and is completely delicious!

Recipe: Simple Cucumber Salad

21. Greek Salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

This ultimate greek salad with mini sweet peppers is sure to impress! It’s filled with a variety of colorful veggies, feta cheese, olives, and topped with homemade greek salad dressing with lemon.

– Mary, Healthy Christian Home

Recipe: Ultimate Greek Salad

22. Thai coconut apple kale salad

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Breathe new life into your greens with this Thai coconut apple kale salad. Creamy coconut combines with nut butter and apple for a sweet and savory combo that’s paleo, vegan and gluten-free.

Recipe: Thai coconut apple kale salad

– Kelly, The Tasting Page

23. Pecan Pear Baby Kale Salad With White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Vegetable Salad Recipes

The crunch of nutty pecans, the crisp sweetness of fresh pears and a baby kale blend of greens gently tossed with a perfectly blended vinaigrette will take center stage on your holiday table this year!

– Gwynn, GG’s Kitchen

Recipe: Pecan Pear Baby Kale Salad With White Balsamic Vinaigrette

24. Zucchini and Squash Salad with Homemade Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Vegetable Salad Recipes

This Zucchini and Squash Salad with Homemade Honey Mustard Vinaigrette is not only absolutely delicious, but it’s easy to make and incredibly healthy.

– Food Wine Sunshine

Recipe: Zucchini and Squash Salad with Homemade Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

25. Broccoli Slaw Salad with Creamy No Mayo Dressing 

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Broccoli Slaw Salad with Creamy No Mayo Dressing is a healthy broccoli salad with apple, cranberries, and almonds in a creamy no mayo dressing!

– Marcie, Flavor The Moments

Recipe: Broccoli Slaw Salad with Creamy No Mayo Dressing 

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Vegetable Salad Recipes

Well, do you also eat vegetables daily? Have you prepared any of the vegetable salad recipes we’ve listed?

Please share your thoughts with us below…

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  1. David Elliott says

    I am going to have to try out many of these. I have looked at trying to add more veggies to my diet but hate when I eat the same things all the time. This would help to introduce all kinds of veggies and tastes into my diet. Thanks for these great ideas.

  2. Wren LaPorte says

    These are fantastic! I am currently going through a stage of changing my diet. I have lost close to 75lbs and struggling with the last 20 I need to lose. So I need all the help I can for healthier meals with vegetables!

    • Dalene Ekirapa says

      Yeah…something funny is that with vegetables in your diet, you shed extra weight and come to an optimum weight. Such meals help with skin! You can even try a pure vegan meal for a month, you’ll surely notice a difference. I did!

  3. Gill Trotman says

    I am salivating reading and looking at all these delicious recipes. You’re right, I SHOULD and WILL be eating these! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Polly says

    I’m always in the look out for new recipes and I’m glad I stumbled upon your post. I’d like to try Strawberry Feta Spinach Salad, Tortellini Caprese Salad and Strawberry with Poppyseed Dressing. Thank you very much for compiling all these!

  5. Ana says

    What a comprehensive list of vegetable salad recipes! I’d love to try a few of them from your list. and start with Thai coconut apple kale salad!

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