Italian salads

    Fresh and easy Italian salads are great for everything from dinner party starters to packed lunches. We have recipes for the classic caprese salad, bread salad, marinated green bean salad, pasta salads and green salads.

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    34 reviews

    This recipe comes from my Italian grandmother. It was always one of my favourites. It's best if you chill it overnight.

    Recipe by: Anita Hughes

    6 reviews

    A deliciously fresh and healthy farro salad. Whole grain farro is cooked till tender, then combined with fresh veg and plenty of olive oil.

    Recipe by: Dario

    2 reviews

    A simple yet delicious Italian potato salad made with 3 main ingredients: dark green kale, waxy potatoes and garlic. Serve warm.

    Recipe by: Erinn

    2 reviews

    A quick Italian salad recipe that can be served as a starter or as a side dish to accompany barbecued meat.

    Recipe by: Deborah Lo Scalzo

    54 reviews

    This salad is the perfect accompaniment to any meal, and transports well for a picnic. The cool, crunchy green beans make this a great summer dish.

    Recipe by: GILSDORF

    115 reviews

    The wonderful flavours of the Mediterranean are blended together in this salad. Ripe tomatoes are tossed with mozzarella, red onion, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and fresh basil. The perfect Italian starter or side dish.

    Recipe by: katquilter

    281 reviews

    A simple, yet delicious salad, that's bursting with flavours from the Mediterranean. Tomatoes are tossed with olives, fresh mozzarella, basil and croutons in an olive oil-balsamic vinegar dressing. The perfect summer salad that can be enjoyed any day of the week.

    Recipe by: veggiemom

    2 reviews

    Everyone loves this Caprese salad recipe - it's simple and delicious, and welcome as a starter anytime. Best enjoyed when tomatoes are ripe and in season, this makes a lovely summertime starter.

    Recipe by: bocconcini

    1 review

    This classic caprese salad is comprised of vibrant plum tomatoes and creamy mozzarella cheese. It is one of the easiest and most delicious salads in the world and is a true taste of Italy.

    Recipe by: apfel

    1 review

    Cheats Caesar salad - easy and tasty salad with breaded chicken. Serve with crusty bread on the side. Make it more substantial and add hard boiled eggs. Delicious!

    Recipe by: Samantha's Supper

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