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Vegan salad ideas

Fattoush with crisp spiced chickpeas

A vibrant, summery salad that mixes chickpeas with herby pitta croutons, radishes, tomatoes, sumac and a pomegranate molasses dressing. A colourful vegan plate.

Fattoush with crisp spiced chickpeas

Vegan caesar salad with aubergine ‘bacon’

Swap bacon for crunchy, paprika-smoked aubergine slivers in our vegan twist on the classic caesar salad. It’s speedy and easy to make.

Vegan Kale Caesar Salad Recipe with Aubergine Bacon

Vegan coronation tofu salad

We’ve swapped chicken for tofu to give coronation salad a vegan twist. It’s easy to make and low in calories, too.

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Coronation Salad Recipe with Chickpea and Apple

Gochujang roast sweet potato salad with mixed grains

Pack plenty of texture into this low-calorie salad with roast sweet potatoes, mixed grains, radishes and cucumber, and lift with a punchy Korean dressing.

Sweet Potato Salad Recipe With Mixed Grains

Vegan Thai noodle salad with herbs and watermelon

Ready in 20 minutes, this vibrant vegan salad is packed with juicy watermelon and crunchy peanuts for a fresh dinner for two.

Thai Peanut Noodle Salad Recipe with Watermelon and Herbs

Farro, grilled peach and pecan salad

Grilled peaches add a sweetness to this zingy grain salad. It serves four but would make a great sharing dish for a vegan dinner party.

Grilled Peach Salad With Pecans and Farro

Smoked aubergine, pepper and walnut salad with pomegranate

This simple salad combines smoky aubergines with pepper and walnuts. Scoop up with flatbreads for a Middle Eastern-inspired dinner.

Smoked Aubergine Salad Recipe with Pomegranates

Vegan cauliflower salad with couscous, zhoug and crispy shallots

Jazz up giant couscous by adding roasted cauliflower, zhoug and crispy shallots for a vibrant vegan lunch.

Cauliflower Couscous Salad Recipe with Zhoug Dressing on a White Platter

Roasted courgette, chickpea and lemon salad

Ready in just 20 minutes, this vegan salad makes an ideal side dish, packed with chickpeas, baby courgettes and punchy rose harissa.

Roasted Courgette Salad with Chickpeas on a White Plate

Orzo deli salad

This super simple pasta salad makes for a light vegan lunch with sweet roasted red peppers and salty olives. It serves two but can easily be doubled to serve a crowd.

Orzo Pasta Salad Recipe

Crunchy veg and smoked tofu salad with sesame dressing

Crunchy veg and smoked tofu add great textures to this vegan salad, with a nutty sesame dressing bringing the whole dish together.

Smoked Tofu Salad Recipe with Sesame Dressing and Veg

Buddha bowl salad

This vibrant vegan bowl is super easy to make, just throw grains and veg together then drizzle with a spicy tahini dressing for a punchy kick.

Colourful salad in a buddha bowl

Turmeric roasted cauliflower salad

Make cauliflower the star of the show in this easy vegan recipe. Turmeric adds a splash of colour and aromatic flavour.

Vegan Salad Recipe With Roasted Cauliflower

Courgetti som tam salad

With crunchy textures and salty-sour heat, this vegan salad is bursting with fresh flavours.

Courgetti Salad Recipe

Tray-roast squash, sweet potato and grain salad

Get ahead with your weekly meal prep by roasting a batch of squash for this grain salad. It’s easy to make and ready in just 30 minutes.

Tray Roast Squash& Grain Salad

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