25 Easy Vegan Salad Recipes That Are Incredibly Healthy

There’s nothing quite like a big bowl of salad to make you feel super healthy! Packed full of goodness, it’s destined to put a glow on your face, leaving you feeling quite chuffed after filling up on some of the most nutritious, super delicious foods you can think of. Well’ that’s how I feel anyway. And, they’re always good to have when you know you’ve been a little naughty and need to get back on track. So that’s why I have put together this list of Easy Vegan Salad Recipes That Are Incredibly Healthy, that are creative, delicious and much more than just lettuce on a plate!

Hope you enjoy!

25 Easy Vegan Salad Recipes That Are Incredibly Healthy

25 Easy Vegan Salad Recipes That Are Incredibly Healthy

1

Oil Free Vegan Caesar Salad

by www.plantbasedblonde.com

Oil Free Vegan Caesar Salad

This is an uber-healthy oil-free salad that’s certain to deliver on taste. Meeting all your health needs, using chickpeas to create a satisfying and pleasing meal.

The oil-free dressing Ceaser dressing is simply amazing. The combination of raw cashews, water, and unsweetened plant works well with the lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce (vegan of course), Dijon mustard, garlic, and capers.

Give it a go for yourself, you won’t be disappointed!

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2

Vegan Taco Salad Bowl With Carrot Walnut Taco “Meat”

by www.veganricha.com

Vegan Taco Salad Bowl With Carrot Walnut Taco “Meat”

Easy to make taco bowl what’s not to like! If tacos are your thing this recipe is for you.

Here Richa uses a mix of carrots, walnuts, spices and herbs to whip together one amazing taco meat salad. Combining with some roasted peppers, vegetables, salsa, guacamole, and whatever else that takes your fancy, this recipes produces one satisfying meal.

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3

Raw Rainbow Detox Veggie Salad

by www.tastingpage.com

Raw Rainbow Detox Veggie Salad

Need to get back on track with some fiber-rich vegetables. Well, this raw detox salad will do the trick!

It’s full fiber-rich raw cruciferous vegetables, which Kelly states contain more vitamins and minerals. Since some of these are lost during the cooking process, these raw veggies can help deliver an extra kick of nutrients that will energize the body.

Sounds good to me and it’s definitely one I’ll be trying!

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4

Steel Cut Oat Salad With Maple Miso Balsamic Dressing

by www.veggiesdontbite.com

Steel Cut Oat Salad With Maple Miso Balsamic Dressing

This recipe intrigued me. I would have never thought of using oats. And, these actually bring this lovely crunch to the salad.

It’s super easy to make and has a sweet and tangy flavour which I quite enjoyed so will definitely be making this one again.

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5

Warm Kale Salad With Onions and Mushrooms

by www.cookincanuck.com

Warm Kale Salad With Onions and Mushrooms

You had me at caramelized onions and sautéed mushrooms. Absolutely loved it.

Kale, super healthy, what’s not to like. Now you will need to add some more to the recipe to make it more of a complete meal. This can be as simple as beans or chickpeas. Whatever takes your fancy.

Check out the recipe for more details, Dara offers of some more of her personal favourite too.

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6

Grilled Mediterranean Veg Salad

by www.euphoricvegan.com

Grilled Mediterranean Veg Salad

This is a relatively simple but tasty side-dish recipe.

Using some grilled vegetables, like courgettes and aubergine, mixed with tomatoes and topped with some basil oil and vegan cheese making it perfect for summer BBQ’s.

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7

Vegan Roasted Potato Avocado Buddha Bowls

by www.runningonrealfood.comVegan Roasted Potato Avocado Buddha Bowls

Roasted potatoes, yes, please!

Delicious, crispy warm potatoes combined with a salad make for one beautifully, satisfying dish. Using creamy avocado, lettuce, cucumber, carrot, beets, tahini, and lemon juice this recipe is low in calories and high in fibre and nutrients.

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8

Vegan Cauliflower Quinoa Tabouli Bowl

by www.runningonrealfood.com

Vegan Cauliflower Quinoa Tabouli Bowl

This recipe can be made ahead of time which is always when handy on days when your busy and need something handy but still super healthy.

While I love my roasted vegetables, I never for some odd reason roast cauliflower. So this recipe set me up for a pleasant surprise.

Deryn combines roasted cauliflower, quinoa tabouli, kale, kalamata olives, pickled red onions and creamy tahini sauce to make yet another smashing dish. Try for yourself, you won’t be disappointed. It’s a real deliciously, comforting dish.

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9

Roasted Potato Pesto Salad

by Ceara’s Kitchen

 

Roasted Potato Pesto Salad 

If pesto is your thing, this roasted potato pesto salad will be perfect for you. It’s simply a delicious recipe, that’s a little difficult to stop eating!

The roasted potatoes, walnuts, and basil pesto combination provide a crunchy, yet soft and creamy texture.

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10

 Italian Orzo Salad

by www.veggiesdontbite.com

 Italian Orzo Salad 

Orzo, now this I must pick up. I haven’t tasted it yet but from looking at the recipe I’m quite looking forward to doing so.

Using fresh spinach, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, chickpeas, vegetable broth, basil, lemon, garlic, and thyme, this recipe appears to be simple to make.  Can’t wait to try for myself.

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25 Easy Vegan Salad Recipes That Are Incredibly Healthy

11

Vegan Roasted Vegetable Lentil Salad

by www.runningonrealfood.com

Vegan Roasted Vegetable Lentil Salad

Now here is a warm and cosy salad. Something your not usually thinking when you hear salad.

Using roasted carrots, sweet potato, onions and zucchini, lentils and hemp seeds, Deryn provides us with yet another healthy, nutritious salad that’s sure to hit the spot.

This recipe is also worth checking out if you want some tips on how to make the perfect roasted vegetables.

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12

Vegan Cajun Sweet Potato Brussels Sprout Salad

by www.contentednesscooking.com

Vegan Cajun Sweet Potato Brussels Sprout Salad

I wasn’t a huge fan of Brussel sprout, but just last Christmas I gave them another go and loved them. I’ve been eating them ever since!

So if you’re a Brussel sprout lover, this recipe is going to be a treat.

This sweet and savoury salad is simple to make using one sheet pan and is absolutely delicious.

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13

Fast High Protein Vegan Mexican Fiesta Pasta Salad

by www.veggiesdontbite.com

Fast High Protein Vegan Mexican Fiesta Pasta Salad

Who doesn’t like a pasta salad, but this recipe cleverly substitutes edamame spaghetti to make it a healthy alternative to your typical noodles. Full of protein, healthy fats and veggies this recipe produces a deeply satisfying meal. And, it’s super quick and easy to make.

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14

Barbecue Potato Salad

by www.thevegan8.com

Barbecue Potato Salad

Potato salads are just yum and this one has a lovely delicious twist with its barbeque taste. Anything with some BBQ sauce is sure to go down a treat with me, but don’t just take my word, give it a try for yourself.

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15

Cold Soba Noodle Salad

by www.veganricha.com

Cold Soba Noodle Salad

Looking for a fresh and healthy summer salad recipe.

This recipe uses peppers, carrots, zucchini, green onion combined with a lovely tasting sesame lime ginger dressing that is sure to go down a treat.

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16

Vegan German Potato Salad

by www.brandnewvegan.com

Vegan German Potato Salad

I was quite amazed and somewhat excited when I stumbled upon this recipe.

Chuck uses carrots to make “CARROT BACON” in this German potato salad. Yup, carrots!

You must give it a try.

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17

Vegan Sweet Potato Bhel Recipe

by www.veganricha.com

Vegan Sweet Potato Bhel Recipe

This recipe is absolutely delicious, one of my favourites for sure. Richa uses puffed Rice tossed with cooked sweet potato, nuts, onion, cucumber and tomato and dressed in chopped mint and Tamarind Chutney.

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18

Vegan BBQ Chickpea Salad

by www.runningonrealfood.com

 

Vegan BBQ Chickpea Salad

 This healthy bowl is full with BBQ chickpeas, lettuce, red onion, green onion, corn, carrot and avocado. And, it’s quick and simple to make which is always a bonus.

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19

Fresh Mushroom Salad with Cashew Parmesan

by www.makingthymeforhealth.com

Fresh Mushroom Salad with Cashew Parmesan

Ah, mushrooms I just love them so much but for some reason, I tend not to have them in my salad so this recipe was a good find to change things up.

If you too have a keen spot for mushrooms your just going to love this recipe. It’s refreshing and packed full of flavour.

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20

Roasted Fall Vegetable Salad with Maple Curry Dressing

by www.feastingathome.com

Roasted Fall Vegetable Salad with Maple Curry Dressing

Shredded kale and Brussel sprouts form the foundation of this delicious salad. With roasted parsnips, carrots, yams, winter squash, cauliflower on top. Complimenting this perfect combination is the Maple Curry Vinaigrette making it an all-round wholesomely, flavoursome dish.

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25 Easy Vegan Salad Recipes That Are Incredibly Healthy

21

Black Bean Salad Chimichurri

by www.veganricha.com

Black Bean Salad Chimichurri

Black Bean Salad with Sweet Potato, Corn, Peppers and Chimichurri Dressing sounds delicious. Haven’t got round to trying this one myself just yet, but it’s on my to-do list. Black beans are one of my favourites so I’m really looking forward to giving this tasty looking recipe a go.

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22

Curried Potato Salad

by www.veggiessavetheday.com

Curried Potato Salad

Who doesn’t love potato! An excellent source of vitamin C, potassium and vitamin B6.

And, this recipe pairs the classic potato salad with some curry powder to give a delicious Indian flavour side dish.

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23

Tabbouleh Pasta Salad

by www.veganricha.com

Tabbouleh Pasta Salad

Parsley, tomatoes, fusilli pasta dressed with olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon. Sounds delicious? Yup, it certainly is. And, it’s really flavoursome and filling, making it the perfect refreshing meal.

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24

Vegan Thai Salad with Slow Cooked Tofu in Pineapple Barbecue Sauce

by www.blog.fatfreevegan.com

Vegan Thai Salad with Slow Cooked Tofu in Pineapple Barbecue Sauce

This dish looks and tastes absolutely amazing. Plus the barbecue sauce contains no refined sugar and is lower in sodium than packaged barbecue sauce. Keeping things extra healthy! Can be made in a slow cooker or an oven.

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Shaved Carrot Salad with Pistachio and Pomegranate Vinaigrette

by www.feastingathome.com

Shaved Carrot Salad with Pistachio and Pomegranate Vinaigrette by www.feastingathome.com

Looks amazing, doesn’t it? What an eye-catcher. Perfect vegan salad recipe to show off to your workmates and make them totally jealous of your stunningly delicious dish.

This colourfully bright Moroccan carrot salad with pistachios and mint is full with so much flavour and is full of goodness making for a perfect healthy refreshing salad.

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And there you have it, my top picks for some incredible Vegan Salad Recipes! Be sure to check back as I constantly updated when I find more amazing recipes.

Plus, let me know your favourites or what you’ve done to change up the recipes. And if you’ve found yummy salad recipes that I may have missed!

Hope you’re enjoying your plant-based journey!


Other Articles in this Series:

Whole Food Plant Based Diet Recipes – The Salad Collection

Whole Food Plant Based Diet Recipes – The Oil Free Salad Dressing Collection


 

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