Fresh ideas and easy fresh salads recipes

A bowl with fresh mixed salad

Do you enjoy fresh salads and fresh ideas? If you would like to try something new, healthy and refreshing today, you may want to stop for a while and have a look at our suggestions for easy and quick to make salads.

Fresh ideas for easy salad recipes

We have thoroughly selected some delicious recipes, that not only taste fresh but are also very simple for everyone to make. Besides, these salads are healthy, tasty and the preparation doesn’t take much time either, so let’s kick it.


1. Green salad with avocado and mushrooms

This is a healthy salad with many nutrients, which is delicious and easy to prepare. Healthy eating lovers will probably enjoy to have it as a main meal.

A photo of of green salad with avocado and mushrooms
Delicious and healthy Green salad with avocado and mushrooms

What are all the ingredients you need to prepare this yummy salad and how to mix it up, you can read here.


 2. Mixed green salad with cucumbers and tomatoes

This quick and delicious mixed salad made from cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, and lettuce is a great and healthy starter. If you prefer you can have it instead of the main course as well.

Image of Mixed green salad with cucumbers and tomatoes
A healthy fresh Mixed green salad with cucumbers and tomatoes

If you like this suggestion for a healthy and low in calories salad, then we would love to share with you how to prepare it.


3.Greek Salad

A tasty and easy to prepare this mixed green salad with feta cheese, cucumbers, fresh green lettuce, onion, and olives. Served with dressing of olive oil and lemon juice. If you want to experiment a bit you can use green olives as well.

Greek salad with mixed vegetables
Greek salad with fresh mixed vegetables

This quite popular and inviting healthy mix is very easy to prepare. How to make a Greek salad you can read right here.


4.Caesar Salad

In its original form, the classic Caesar salad is a green salad of romaine lettuce and croutons dressed in olive oil, egg, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, Worcestershire sauce, anchovies, garlic, Dijon mustard, and black pepper.

Caesar Salad
Classic Caesar Salad with romaine lettuce, eggs, and croutons

The classic Caesar salad remains one of the most popular salads in the world because it’s tasty, appealing and at the same time easy to make. In case you like our suggestion and want to give it a try, then check the recipe for a classic Greek salad.


5.Salad with Marinated Zucchini and Squash

The combination of zucchini, dill, and squash is quite interesting and if you haven’t tried yet, then you should. Another suggestion for an alluring healthy salad that is easy to prepare, because it doesn’t require a piece of special equipment or much knowledge about cooking. The only thing is you will need to spend some time for preparing the marinated zucchini.

Image of Salad with yellow squash and marinated zucchini
Salad with yellow squash, marinated zucchini, and dill

In case you would like to try this simple salad which is also low in calories, then have a look at the instructions on how to make it. I’m sure you will love this plain, but delicious mix!


6.Fresh Cucumbers and Radish Salad

You don’t need much time or knowledge to prepare this simple healthy mix of crispy vegetables. Here, the key ingredients are your passion and the dill for seasoning this fresh salad prior serving it.

Image of Healthy fresh salad with radish and cucumbers
Fresh and healthy salad with radish and cucumbers, dill and green onion

If you decide on this simple and delicious low-calorie mix of fresh vegetables, then you can check out the ingredients and the recipe.


7.Plain cucumbers salad

Depending on how handy you are, the preparation of this plain cucumbers salad it shouldn’t take more than 10-15 minutes. The most important ingredients include fresh cucumbers, green onion, and dill. The topping its plain and easy as well.

Image of Cucumbers salad with green onion and parsley
Simple cucumbers salad with green onion and parsley

Even if this green mixed salad is quite simple to make, if you are doing this for the first time, it’s good to know how to do it and what are all ingredients.


8.Green Waldorf salad

The Waldorf salad is one of my favorites, but I usually skip the grapes. To prepare this green salad you will only need 20 minutes from the start to the moment when is ready to be served.

Delicious and fresh Waldorf salad in white plate
Delicious and healthy leafy Waldorf salad with fresh apples, celery, grapes, and walnuts

So if you are in a mood for preparing the green Waldorf salad at some point, then you should take a look at the recipe.


9.Caprese Salad

Insalata Caprese which means literally, the Salad from Capri is simple and quick to prepare popular Italian salad made of tomatoes, sweet basil, and sliced fresh mozzarella. This plain but enticing salad is usually only seasoned with salt and olive oil.

Image of Caprese salad with tomato, sweet basil and mozzarella cheese
Caprese salad is made of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and sweet basil.

The recipe for Caprese salad is pretty much straight forward, so you can achieve excellent results even if you have never tried to prepare it before. Insalata Caprese is a perfect starter or dish for cooks in a hurry.


10.Lamb lettuce and red cabbage Salad

Rich in vitamins, this easy to prepare healthy leafy salad can be served as a starter.

Image of Lamb lettuce, red cabbage,feta and dried figs salad
A simple fresh salad made of Lamb lettuce, red cabbage, feta, and dried figs

I am sure you will be fine to get ready with the preparation quickly, but in case you would like to read the recipe for this salad and get some extra fresh ideas, then feel free to have a look.


11.Mixed Salad with Shrimps

A delicious choice for those who like seafood and don’t have much time to spend on preparing salads. The fresh combination of green leaves, tomatoes, and shrimps dressed with a lemon juice is mouthwatering.

Image of mixed salad made of tomato and green leaves with shrimps
A fresh salad made of tomato and green leaves mixed with shrimps

Just an idea for this salad – you can prepare the shrimps in different ways and it’s up to you which one you will choose – boil or grill them. You can even drop the shrimps in boiling butter for a few minutes. This is of course just in case you don’t want to stick to the original recipe or enjoy low calories dishes.

12.Baby spinach and pecans Salad

If you love baby spinach in combination with roasted pecans, then this mixed salad is just for you. It’s up to you if you’d like to add some blue cheese and tiny apple slices and make this leafy, healthy mix a bit more extravagant.

Image of Tasty salad with pecans and blue cheese served in white bowl
A fresh baby spinach salad with pecans and blue cheese

This green mixed salad is quite simple to prepare, however, if you are doing it for the first time, check the recipe and the necessary ingredients.


13.Green peas and Rocket Salad

Do you know that Rucola, Arugula, Rocket salad, and Roquette are actually synonyms? This amazingly tasty, but simple to make salad is one of my favorites. To add even a bit more flavor to the tasty enough roquette salad, you can experiment and add few fresh mint leaves as well. The green peas can be substituted with green beans, in case you like the idea.

Image of healthy and fresh combination of green peas rocket salad and slices of onion
A healthy and fresh combination of green peas rocket salad and slices of onion dressed with olive oil and lemon juice.

Rich in vitamins, this crisp and refreshing salad can be used either as a starter or as a main course. To prepare it you don’t need to have much experience in coking. In case you want to see the recipe and all required ingredients – it’s right here.


14. Green mixed salad with Avocado and Baby Spinach

The special addition to this perfect healthy salad made of green vegetables are the two types of sesame seeds. As an appetizer or as a side dish, the mixed spinach and avocado salad seem suitable for almost every situation. If you like the idea, you could add watercress and rucola to this fresh mix of vegetables.

Photo of salad made of Baby Spinach and Avocado
Green mixed salad with avocado, cucumbers, baby spinach, and two types of sesame seeds

If you like to give a try to the receipt for this simple fresh and tasty salad, then read here where are all the instructions you need to follow.


15.Plain Rucola salad

Sometimes we all would just have fresh veggies in a light salad with some dressing. This plain Arugula salad low in calories is simply ideal for such cases and it takes only a few minutes to prepare.

Image of Plain rucola salad in a dish
Plain rucola salad garnished with parmesan cheese crisps

If you would like just to have a light healthy salad with some dressing like this one, then try the recipe.


Do you like these fresh salads ideas?

I hope you enjoyed these fresh ideas and simple recipes for fresh, healthy and delicious salads. All these salads suggestions went to my list because they don’t require some special skills and are easy to make. Next time we’ll surprise you with something even more exciting. Just bear in mind that preparing it might be more complicated!

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