Salads don’t have to be boring. With creative salad recipes, your normal lettuce and simple toppings can be transformed into the highlight of a meal. 

Homemade dressings, savory toppings and unusual combinations make these salad recipes our favorites. Perfect for a family meal or a large gathering, these salads will be the highlight of any lunch or dinner.

Our Five Favorite Salad Recipes for Any Occasion

Caprese Salad

Simple, beautiful and delicious. Mozzarella alla Caprese is a perfect summer salad. Tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and balsamic make the perfect combination of sweet and savory. 

To make this delicious dish, slice your fresh tomatoes, spread them on a dish and top with mozzarella. Add a piece of basil to the top and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.

This is one of the easiest salad recipes around! Plus it’s a great way to use your fresh garden tomatoes.

Aeolian Salad

Fresh tomatoes, green olives, capers, red onions and anchovies make this salad a delicious mix of Italian ingredients. If you love anchovies and olives this is the salad for you! 

Sicilian Pasta Salad

Eggplant, tomatoes and mozzarella make this salad a hit. Frying the eggplant gives a bit of crunch with the soft pasta and tomatoes. Topped with mozzarella this salad is sure to impress.

Caprese Salad

Tomato and Arugula Salad

A simple combination of arugula, cherry tomatoes and Parmesan Romano. Add all the ingredients to your salad plate and dress with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. 

Orange and Caper Salad

Tangy. Sweet. Delicious. This spin on a traditional fruit salad, uses four oranges (peeled and cut into slices), a tablespoon of lemon juice and two tablespoons of olive oil mixed with the oranges, then topped with a handful of capers. Simple and delicious. Not to mention, a beautiful bright salad for every table. 

Any occasion. Any meal. A beautiful salad can make the meal even more luxurious. Serving your salad with our beautiful serving bowls and salad plates, take even a simple romaine salad to the next level. 

Looking for a good appetizer? Our Sicilian Bruschetta is delicious and easy to make!

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