This is a robust salad dressing with sharp, strong, savoury tastes. It’s particularly good with salads made out of milder-tasting items such as pasta, potatoes, beans, etc.
This asparagus salad is easy to make, but very sophisticated. It looks fantastic on the table or on a buffet table, particularly around Christmas time, too, as it resembles a wreath.
This avocado & shrimp salad is a fabulous rich-tasting salad, but lighter in calories than you would imagine. Serve with something off the grill, and perhaps another plainer, leafy salad.
This is a composed salad; arrange it on a platter and supply spoons for people to use in serving themselves. Nice served with a good crusty bread.
This salad looks dramatic, tastes amazing, and is an ideal make-ahead recipe. The combination of the beans and corn also provides a complete protein.
Tastes great, with little work.
This Caesar Salad Dressing version, which hails from the 1940s, is considered one of the better versions. It’s easy to make — just assemble it all in a blender, and whiz.
This a sophisticated bean salad with the warm Mediterranean flavours of lemon, olive oil, rosemary, balsamic vinegar and delicate Parmesan cheese shavings. It may cause even the most curmudgeonly bean-salad haters to change their minds on bean salads.
This is an easy, tasty salad with great colours, and it’s hearty enough that men won’t call it rabbit food.
This is a perfect summer salad: very colourful, refreshing, and easy to throw together. It’s great as a side to barbequed meats, a cheese and bread dinner, etc.
This is a tangy, savoury, thick dressing. It is oil and sodium free, and has 0 Weight Watcher points, so you can enjoy your salads guilt-free.
This is a classic salad from the days of potluck picnics with a tableful of summer salads to choose from. This salad is a man-pleaser, with its combination of beans, pickle, egg and cheese.
This cauliflower salad is a great make-ahead addition to any summer salad selection or a great snack or meal add-on to have to hand in the fridge week-long.
This recipe has all the classic sweet and tangy taste that you expect from a coleslaw dressing, with a fraction of the calories. With this dressing, you can turn your slaws back into a food that truly is healthy.
Serve this noodle salad chilled or at room temperature as a side salad, or in more generous portions as a main noodle dish, with a slice or two of avocado and a few shrimp perhaps on the side for a meal.
You always have a dressing on hand within minutes if you have these simple ingredients.
This bean salad has a refreshing tangy bite to it for appetites wilting in the summer heat. It’s easy to make ahead, and great to keep in the fridge to reach for as a quick side salad to complete a meal.
This is a typical salad made to accompany barbeque in the eastern Carolinas area of America. More than that, it’s a good old-fashioned, sweet and sour creamy coleslaw that will have you smacking your lips in satisfaction.
If you’re jaded and think you are bored of fresh salads, try this. It’s got every flavour and texture happening.
This salad looks as fantastic as it tastes; just looking at it, with the grilled veg, hummous, pine nuts, olive oil — makes you think of the Eastern Mediterranean. Haters of half-cooked eggplant, take note: grilled eggplant is a different creature altoget
Thin strips of eggplant brush with olive oil, grilled till crisp, then garnished with grated parmesan cheese. Many people say they hate eggplant, but that this is the only eggplant dish they will eat.
Halloumi is that miracle cheese that doesn’t melt when you heat it. This salad takes thick slices of that cheese, fries them up till golden brown, and serves them with a warmed tomato, lemon and olive sauce on top of spinach leaves.
This healthy pickled vegetable salad is more like an antipasto. It’s traditional in Italy on Christmas Eve, but it’s also made throughout the year and it makes a great summer salad.
This is coleslaw as made in the Piedmont area of North Carolina for barbeques, where it is referred to variously as BBQ slaw, Red Slaw, Red Coleslaw, Barbecued Coleslaw, etc. The ketchup gives the salad a dusty pink hue.