Hearty Salads That Are As Delicious As They Are Filling

Perfect for any meal.

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Bulgur Salad with Roasted Grapes

This hearty bulgur salad bursting with flavor and amazing texture is my favorite way to enjoy it,” says vegan chef Jenne Claiborne on her blog Sweet Potato Soul. “Roasted grapes add texture and sweetness that pairs perfectly with the savory curry dressing.”

White Bean Salad

“I love this recipe because it’s so versatile,” says celebrity chef and nutritionist Serena Poon on her blog Serena Loves, adding that the versatile salad, “lets you swap out a few ingredients while still getting plenty of plant-based protein and having a satisfying flavor profile.”Shutterstock

Easy Summer Pasta Salad

“We love this salad because it is loaded with tons of delicious vegetables,” says Marta Flinn, recipe developer, on her blog Deliciously Marta. “It’s a great recipe for using up vegetables in your garden or any left over vegetables in the fridge!”Shutterstock

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

“The nuts, goat's cheese, and Brussels sprout base in this salad not only give an interesting mix of tangy and earthy flavors but also a load of protein to keep you satisfied through the day,” says Aysegul Sanford of food blog Foolproof Living. Aysegul Sanford

Coastal Cobb Salad

This creation by Chef Thomas Cook at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort's signature restaurant ECHO features tasty Wild Georgia shrimp and smoked salmon dip instead of your usual chicken protein option. Top with crunchy microgreens to add to the zip of the classic salad.Courtesy of ECHO

Flank Steak Salad Recipe

“Not too many salads include meat as a protein and this one is very delicious,” says Michael Haas, founder of Angry BBQ. “We also include a dressing recipe that complements the steak and blue cheese.” Courtesy of Angry BBQ

BBQ Grilled Chicken Salad

“Adding my favorite summer foods to a green salad helps me stick to my health goals and enjoy my meals,” says Amy Roskelley, founder of the health and fitness blog, Health Beet. “I love the combination of corn for energy, chicken for protein, and avocado for satiety.”Health Beet

5-Minute BLT Chicken Salad

This green salad uses turkey bacon, loads of lettuce, and cherry tomatoes to create a delicious quick and easy savory meal,” says Roskelley. “Top it with some leftover rotisserie chicken and get a whopping 18 grams of protein per serving.”Health Beet

Roasted Garlic Dijon Green Bean Salad with Prosciutto & Eggs

This salad beats to its own drum,” says Grace Vallo, founder of Tasetfully Grace. “Blanched green beans, delicately sweet yet salty prosciutto, buttery walnuts, and hard-boiled eggs, all drizzled with a garlicky tarragon mustard.”Tastefully Grace

Balsamic Watermelon Salad With Sharp Cheddar & Candied Nuts

This salad plays with flavors: sweet watermelon and candied pecans, sharp cheddar cheese, spicy radishes, tossed in a simple, bright balsamic vinaigrette,” says Vallo. “It's a hearty yet refreshing salad with all the flavors of summer.”Tastefully Grace

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