Loaded Salad Recipes

Summer meals are all about keeping it light and fresh. What better way to have a cool lunch or dinner than to dive into a loaded salad. Meat eaters, don’t run away just yet, these loaded salad recipes are not for vegetarians only. Read on for some delicious loaded salad recipes.

Chicken Fajita Salad

Chicken Fajita Salad

Chicken Fajita Salad

To add a kick to your salad, try this chicken fajita salad recipe. The marinade for the chicken actually doubles as a dressing for the salad. Full of spices from coriander to garlic and cumin, this loaded salad gets thrown together with colourful peppers.

Thai Quinoa Salad

Thai Quinoa Salad

Thai Quinoa Salad

This Thai quinoa salad is perfect for vegans who love spicy food. The dressing is full of flavors like garlic and maple syrup. It’s a perfect protein boost for vegans. You can find the recipe here.

Pasta Spinach Salad

Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

This is not just any pasta salad. It’s full of healthy ingredients and the flavor combinations are incredibly delicious. The dressing completes this pasta salad beautifully. It’s a thick teriyaki vinaigrette and you can find the recipe  here.  

Shrimp Taco Salad

Shrimp Taco Salad

Shrimp Taco Salad

The shrimp is first marinated in a honey and lemon sauce and balanced out with chili flakes. The sweet tangy shrimp is tossed with fresh veggies, crispy tacos and creamy avocados. You can find the recipe for this shrimp taco salad here.

Fattoush Salad

Fatoush Salad

Fatoush Salad

A Lebanese favorite, Fattoush salad is a classic Mediterranean salad full of fresh crunchy vegetables with a lemon-sumac dressing. Add some grilled halloumi cheese slices and you are ready for dinner. Try the recipe here.

Caprese Tortellini Salad

Tortellini Salad

Tortellini Salad

Ever thought about leveling up the pasta salad game by adding tortellini instead of penne? Check out this recipe for Caprese tortellini salad. The great thing about his salad is that it requires few ingredients and it can be thrown together in just minutes.  

Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet Potato Salad

Not like your average mayonnaise-full potato salad. This sweet potato salad recipe contains quinoa, goat cheese, cherries and candied walnuts.

If you enjoyed these loaded salad recipes, check out this blog for lighter side salads.