40 delicious salads that will be huge this Christmas

These are the Christmas Salads that we think you will bookmark not only for the big meal but also for the entire summer. There are plenty of affordable options that will still impress a crowd.

Here are 40 recipes that go well with Christmas roasts. They range from a simple Italian salad to a crisp fish taco salad dressed in Baja sauce.

Ancient grains salad with halloumi

Ancient grain salad comes in many different versions, and it’s not surprising. It’s healthy, delicious, and hearty. This salad is great as a side dish to meat dishes, but it’s also substantial enough for vegetarians to eat as a meal.

Best-ever Italian salad

Italian salad, made of lettuce, tomatoes and red onions, olives and croutons, and a flavor-packed dressing, is among the best and easiest to make.

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta Salad

This easy pasta salad explodes with flavor. It’s packed with cajun spiced chicken and creamy chipotle sauce.

Garlic bread pasta salad

This easy pasta salad is a crowd-pleaser with its crispy garlic bread croutons, creamy mayo dressing, and delicious taste.

Thai chicken salad with mango and noodles

This easy and quick Thai salad is packed with authentic Asian flavors.

Potato salad in the shape of an air fryer BBQ

You get this when you combine the most popular Arnott’s Shapes flavor in America with everyone’s favorite potato salad: barbecue. Add crispy bacon and creamy dressing.

Cowboy caviar salad

The colorful, imaginative salad began as a dip. It’s a Texas-based dish (hence “cowboy” in the name) and is usually served with corn chips as an appetizer at parties. You may have seen this on TikTok.

Bocconcini pasta salad

This easy pasta salad with eight layers and pesto aioli is anything but ordinary.

A creamy chickpea and protein-rich salad

You can use this salad as a side dish for dinner or as a light meal. The creamy, slightly tart sauce brings together the different flavor combinations.

Honey prawn salad with grapefruit, barley, and barbecue

This fresh prawn salad is perfect for entertaining guests or if you want to make a quick dinner.

Asian layered rice salad

This salad is a simple one, with a lot of rice, fresh vegetables, fried noodles, pineapple, and peanuts. It’s dressed in chile and lime.

Potato salad with peas and mint in yogurt dressing

This easy potato salad combines store-bought ingredients with seasonal produce to create a colorful side dish that is ready in minutes.

Salad of beetroot, oranges, and halloumi with honey dressing

This fresh, spring-like salad gets a little zesty kick from the honey dressing.

Tomato Salad with Garlic Bread

Are you looking for a quick and easy lunch? Serve this tasty tomato salad along with garlic bread with tender pieces of beef or fish.

Beef and sweet potato salad with beetroot Hummus

This salad with Middle Eastern influences is full of 4 servings of vegetables and served with Lebanese bread chargrilled.

Warm Japanese Rice Salad

This easy 5-minute meal is made with microwaved rice, pre-shredded carrots, and other convenient ingredients.

Mango and Prawn Hand Salads

The ingenious salad for your hands! Fill baby gems with prawns and summer fruits so that your guests can pick up a fresh, crunchy bite.

Lemongrass Prawns and Zucchini Salad

Want to impress someone? Serve these lemongrass prawns and zucchini salad to anyone you want to impress.

Marinated Dijon rice salad

This salad is packed with fiber and protein from legumes.

Creamy Potato Salad with Maple Syrup-Candied Bacon

This loaded potato salad is a sure-fire hit with its creamy dressing and candied smoked bacon.

Tomato Bread Salad with BBQ eggplant and Capsicum

This tomato bread salad is the perfect side dish for spiced chicken or roast lamb.

Potato salad with crispy bacon and creamy layers

This amazing version of creamy potato salad, which includes cabbage, corn radish, and rocket, is layered.

Greek lemon & feta grain salad

Salad season is upon us! This year, internationally inspired-salads will be gracing our picnics, our lunches, and our outdoor evening entertaining tables.

Pickled Spring Vegetables and Freekeh

This delicious side dish is packed with greens, grains, and vegetables. Everyone will want to have seconds.

Crispy Fish Taco Salad with Baja Dressing

What happens when you make easy Mexican fish tacos a salad? THIS! It’s perfect for entertaining or weekday dinners. Ready in 35 minutes. You have to try the creamy chipotle sauce!

Falafel, fetta and rice salad

This tasty salad is ready in minutes.

Warm nectarine dirty Rice Salad with Jalapeno Dressing

This classic rice salad gets its name from the spices added.

Rice noodles and BBQ Prawn Salad

This simple-to-make BBQ prawns and rice noodle dish screams Summer!

Rice salad with smoked almonds, broccoli and avocado

This easy rice salad is ready in just 25 minutes and has a creamy dressing with wasabi to give it a spicy kick.

Cucumber Salad with Garlic Dressing

This refreshing salad is perfect with sticky, sweet chicken, pork, or beef. It will leave everyone wanting more!

Mixed melon Greek salad

This Greek salad is given a new twist with the addition of rockmelon and honeydew melons.

Crispy pork salad with sweet and sour dressing

This Asian fried noodles and cabbage salad is ready in just 25 minutes. It’s perfect to serve as an appetizer or mid-week meal.

Pumpkin and prawns salad with smoked chipotle

Our Mexican-inspired pumpkin salad with prawns is served with a lime chili dressing.

Thai smoked Chicken Salad with Peanut and Chilli Brittle

This smoked chicken salad has a crunchy top of homemade peanut and chili brittle!

Smoked Salmon Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

This low-calorie, gluten-free main dish is loaded with salmon — an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids.

Creamy Vegan Pasta Salad

This fresh pasta salad with peas and edamame is ready in just 20 minutes. It is drizzled with creamy avocado sauce and includes peas, edamame, and nuts.

Peach salad with prosciutto and honey basil dressing

This simple but stylish salad is a combination of sweet yellow peaches, salty prosciutto, and creamy bocconcini.

A fully loaded vegan potato salad

This creamy and fresh potato salad is topped with vegan mayonnaise and filled with avocado, corn, beans, and radish.

Couscous and roast pumpkin salad

This spring, try our Moroccan-inspired roast-pumpkin-and-pearl-couscous-salad, which is packed with fresh, in-season veggies.

Mango & lychee Crunchy Noodle Salad

The addition of lychee and mango to the crunchy noodle dish gives it a new look for 2018. It’s great for summer barbeques!