Salad starters (164)

    Growing tired of the same old salad recipes? We've got plenty of exotic salad starter recipes to make an amazing start to your dinner. Try our fresh Thai starter salads, easy Italian salads and loads more.

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    18 reviews
     
    25min

    An easy salad that will impress dinner guests. It is also versatile - summer berries are a nice alternative.

    Recipe by: GILLIANMCLENNAN

     
    3 reviews
     
    1hr20min

    Cucumber sunomono is a tasty Japanese cucumber salad made with just a few easy to find ingredients. Serve this as a Japanese starter, or as a salad or side dish to pair with any meal. Nice for a summer BBQ!

    Recipe by: Jackie

     
    95 reviews
     
    15min

    This is a chopped salad with lots of tomatoes, onions, cucumbers and green peppers. Fresh parsley, basil and garlic are added before chilling to allow the flavours to blend.

    Recipe by: KAREN614

     
    231 reviews
     
    1hr10min

    A Japanese recipe for cucumbers marinated in vinegar, sugar, salt and ginger. So simple but so delicious!

    Recipe by: CHRISTYJ

     
    46 reviews
     
    40min

    This colourful salad is packed with nutrients. Thick wedges of cooked beetroot, thinly sliced apples and orange sections are dressed with a delicious vinaigrette and spooned onto a bed of shredded beetroot greens.

    Recipe by: Barrett

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