Why settle for a simple salad when there are so many incredible recipes out there? Salads are no longer just about the lettuce — now, you can incorporate grains, nuts, and a medley of fruit and veggies. We’ve rounded up some modern and extravagant salads for you to try!
With red beans and baby spinach,
is definitely one for the recipe books. (via Harvest Grains and Veggie Salad ) jujugoodnews
If you love the flavors of BBQ chicken but are looking for a salad recipe, this
is perfect for you. (via BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad ) Iowa Girl Eats
salad is topped with blue cheese, chopped onions, and olive oil. A love fest for meat eaters. (via Chicken Bacon and Avocado ) Gimme Some Oven
This salad is so good it makes you want to book a flight to Greece. On second thought, just eat the salad!
is Santorini in a bowl. (via Meditteranean, Eggplant and Barley ) Smitten Kitchen
has a crunch from croutons and a freshness from asparagus. (via Spring Panzanella Salad ) Smitten Kitchen
combines our new favorite grain with BBQ chicken. (via BBQ Chicken and Quinoa Salad ) Hey Caryl
The addition of oregano in this
makes for a wave of added flavor. (via Greek Salad with Lemon and Oregano ) Smitten Kitchen
Grilled Corn with Salsa Verde Ranch highlights one of our favorite summer veggies: corn. (via ) Elise’s Kitchen
This salad is under 30 minutes to prepare and features spicy sausage. We can thank Jamie Oliver for this
. (via Chorizo and Tomato Salad Greedy Gourmand)
Finally! A potato salad for the anti-mayonnaise crowd!
is sent straight from heaven. (via Lemony Roasted Potato Salad ) Bev Cooks
We are not fans of conventional salads — which is why we love the chili pepper, peanuts, cilantro, and papaya in the
. (via Chopped Thai Chicken Salad ) Pinch of Yum
Bruschetta is a delicious but oily mess.
is the absolute best alternative. (via Cherry Tomato and Blue Cheese Salad ) Aggie’s Kitchen
is very Top Chef and artisanal. (via Padma’s Salad with Rancho Gordo Beans and Bäco Flatbreads ) Alexandra’s Kitchen
Salad Niçoise is an adaptable classic. There are varieties with seafood, potatoes, and watercress.
has a little of everything. (via Salmon Nicoise Salad The Café Sucre Farine)
What’s your favorite salad to make at home?