Christmas salads ideas that you surely can’t get enough of.

December 23, 2021 in Blog

It’s Christmas, which means it’s time to eat salads. Lots and lots of salads. With all kinds of ingredients—green lettuce (not your ordinary salad leaves), juicy pineapples, sweet potatoes, and even avocados. This year, we’ve got the best Christmas salad recipes for you and your family. From colorful creations to ones that are so pretty you’ll want to display them on your windowsill, here are your Christmas salad recipe ideas to guide you to a festive Christmas salad this season!

Garlic bread pasta salad

With crispy garlic bread croutons and a creamy mayo dressing, this easy pasta salad will be a hit with the whole crowd.

Garlic bread pasta salad

Layered prawn cocktail salad

We’ve taken the classic prawn cocktail and given it a modern twist by turning it into a layered summer salad.

Prawn cocktail pasta salad

Prawn cocktail pasta salad

We’ve reimagined a classic prawn cocktail as a creamy pasta salad, perfect for entertaining. It’s also ready in just 25 minutes.

BBQ prawn and rice noodle salad

Asian layered rice salad

This easy salad is loaded with rice, pineapple, fried noodles, peanuts and fresh vegies, and covered in a chilli and lime dressing.

Layered Mexican sweet potato salad

Layered Mexican sweet potato salad

With layers of sweet potato, corn, black beans, avocado, cheese, and corn chips, this easy vegetarian Mexican salad is loaded with all your favorites.

Asparagus, snow pea and wombok salad

Asparagus, snow pea and wombok salad

Make use of the warmer months to eat lighter meals like this asparagus, snow pea and wombok salad.

Beetroot, orange and haloumi salad with honey dressing

Beetroot, orange and haloumi salad with honey dressing

A touch of citrus in the honey dressing gives this fresh spring salad a zesty-yet-light kick.

Bocconcini and tomato pasta salad

Bocconcini and tomato pasta salad

With 8 layers of ingredients and pesto aioli dressing, this easy layered pasta salad is anything but ordinary.

Barbecued honey prawn, grapefruit and barley salad

Barbecued honey prawn, grapefruit and barley salad

Whether you’re entertaining or just want a quick and easy dinner, this fresh prawn salad can do it all.

Potato, pea and mint salad with creamy yoghurt dressing

Potato, pea and mint salad with creamy yoghurt dressing

The easy potato salad uses store-bought ingredients, combined with fresh in-season produce, to create a vibrant side ready in no time.

Spiced beef and sweet potato salad with beetroot hummus

Spiced beef and sweet potato salad with beetroot hummus

This hearty Middle Eastern-inspired salad is packed with 4 servings of veggies and served with chargrilled Lebanese bread.

Lemongrass prawns with zucchini salad

Lemongrass prawns with zucchini salad

Need to impress anyone? Just serve them these lemongrass prawns with zucchini salad and watch them salivate!

Broccoli and bacon salad with creamy dressing

Broccoli and bacon salad with creamy dressing

Loaded with bacon and broccoli, and covered in a creamy mustard dressing, this simple salad really is the best ever. Plus, it’s ready in just 15 minutes.

Tomato salad with garlic bread

Tomato salad with garlic bread

Looking for a light and fresh lunch option? Whip up this delicious tomato salad with garlic bread and serve along with fish or tender slices of beef.

Tomato bread salad with BBQ eggplant and capsicum

Tomato bread salad with BBQ eggplant and capsicum

This tomato bread salad with BBQ eggplant and capsicum is the perfect accompaniment to a roast lamb or spiced chicken main.

Honey-mustard potato salad

Honey-mustard potato salad

Creamy potato salad with maple syrup-candied bacon

Creamy potato salad with maple syrup-candied bacon

With a decadently creamy dressing and candied bacon, this loaded potato salad will be a hit.

Warm Japanese rice salad

Warm Japanese rice salad

Ready in 5 minutes, this is the ultimate lazy dinner made from convenient basics like microwave rice and pre-shredded carrot.

Layered crispy bacon and creamy potato salad

Layered crispy bacon and creamy potato salad

We’ve taken creamy potato salad to new heights with this amazing layered version, featuring cabbage, corn, radish, and rocket.

Thai mango and noodle chicken salad

Thai mango and noodle chicken salad

This quick and easy Thai salad is full of authentic and zesty Asian flavors.

Chargrilled capsicum and couscous salad with jalapeño dressing

Chargrilled capsicum and couscous salad with jalapeño dressing

With barbecued vegetables and an extra kick from the jalapeño dressing, this couscous salad is great for spring entertaining with friends.

Freekeh with pickled spring vegetables

Freekeh with pickled spring vegetables

Packed with healthy greens, grains, and veg, everyone will be going back for seconds of this delicious side.

Prawn noodle salad with soy dressing

Prawn noodle salad with soy dressing

This easy to make prawn noodle salad with soy dressing can make a light dinner for four, but with all the flavour!

BLAT loaded pasta salad

BLAT loaded pasta salad

We’ve turned family-favourite bacon, lettuce, avocado and tomato burger into a fully-loaded pasta salad, perfect for sharing with friends and family.

Crispy vegan noodle salad

Crispy vegan noodle salad

This quick and easy Asian salad is loaded with crispy fried noodles, teriyaki tofu and lots of vegies, and is topped with a creamy Sriracha mayo dressing.

Warm wasabi beef and zoodle salad

Warm wasabi beef and zoodle salad

Searching for a healthy dinner idea? Try this Asian-inspired zoodle salad with spicy beef.

Crispy fish taco salad with baja dressing

Crispy fish taco salad with baja dressing

What happens when you turn easy Mexican fish tacos into a salad? THIS! Perfect for weeknight dinners or entertaining, it’s ready in just 35 minutes. Wait till you try that creamy chipotle sauce!

Super easy haloumi salad

Super easy haloumi salad

On the table in under 20 minutes, this easy vegetarian haloumi salad is perfect when time is short.

Mediterranean-style tuna pasta salad

Mediterranean-style tuna pasta salad

Head to the Med with this tasty salad that is not only a hit at the dinner table, but a great work lunch, too.

Tomato Greek salad with pan-fried fetta

Tomato Greek salad with pan-fried fetta

Loaded with tomatoes and crispy fried fetta, this Greek salad-inspired salad is delicious served with grilled lamb kebabs or salmon fillets.

Chicken, fetta and grape salad

Chicken, fetta and grape salad

This delicious chicken salad recipe with a twist is a flavorsome addition to lunch boxes and dinner tables alike!

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