Hearty Vegan Salad Recipes
No “rabbit food” here, folks. These salads can easily pass as dinner or a hearty side.
Vegan BLT Salad – Rabbit and Wolves
Thought you couldn’t enjoy bacon as a vegan, huh? Think again! This salad has coconut bacon (it’s so good!), sun dried tomatoes and a made-from-scratch creamy vegan ranch.
Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Kale and Walnuts – The Crunchy Chronicles (hey, that’s me!)
This fall inspired salad is delicious both cold and warm! The flavor profile is out of this world – especially when drizzled with the apple cider vinaigrette. NOM NOM.
Tempeh Fajita Salad – Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen
If you haven’t tried tempeh yet, you must! It’s a delicious vegan protein source. In this salad, it’s seasoned with traditional fajita spices and thrown into a salad with tomatoes, avocado, and more!
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Kale Salad with Roasted Chickpeas – Cadry’s Kitchen
Chickpeas are probably my favorite salad topping. So delicious, packed with protein, can be seasoned to fit any type of salad. This kale salad uses roasted chickpeas – YUM.
Vegan Caesar Salad – The Crunchy Chronicles (me, again)
Caesar salad is my absolutely favorite salad – it’s probably no surprise that the first vegan dressing I ever made was caesar. This caesar salad is PACKED with amazing flavors and texture. The chickpeas add a hearty, protein element.
Grain Salad with Fresh Lemon & Herbs – Natural Girl Modern World
Salads absolutely do not need to be limited to greens and vegetables. This salad calls for spelt berries, which are hearty grains that contain a ton of fiber and iron.
Turmeric Tofu Sesame Salad – Delightful Vegans
Crispy tofu, beautiful turmeric, healthy veggies, sesame seeds, and more come together to make this super satisfying and flavorful vegan salad!
Gyro-Inspired Salad Recipe – The Crunchy Chronicles (that’s me, again!)
I absolutely LOVE tzatziki sauce and knew I had to create a salad that was dressed with a vegan version. This salad is topped with veggies, chickpeas, and toasted flatbread strips. SO satisfying!
Roasted New Potato Salad with Lentils – Occasionally Eggs
The majority of us probably agree that potatoes in any form are REALLY GOOD, right? One of their best forms is in a salad – so tasty, so filling. Paired with lentils and spinach and other goodness? Count me in.
Spiced Carrot and Millet Salad – The Minimalist Vegan
Millet has so many wonderful health benefits – it’s a good source of potassium, antioxidants, and fiber. Paired with carrots, nuts, and other delicious ingredients, you can enjoy millet in this amazing salad!
Sweet Potato Noodle Salad with Chickpeas and Rocket – Happy Kitchen.Rocks
Oh, hello, incredibly delicious salad! Healthy fats, protein, good-for-you carbs, and leafy greens PLUS amazing flavor combinations = perfect, hearty salad.
Shaved Purple Asparagus & Asian Vegetable Soba Noodles – Strength and Sunshine
One can only eat so many leafy green-based salads. Time to shake things up! This Asian-style salad uses a base of asparagus and soba noodles and is perfect for lunch or dinner.
Black Rice & Raspberry Salad – Green Evi
This salad dressed with a vibrant maple-mustard dressing that will have your taste buds singing. Wouldn’t this be great for a pot luck or to bring a friend’s BBQ? Everyone will be so impressed.
Rainbow Pad Thai Salad with Tofu Scramble – Rebel Recipes
This vegan salad is packed with SO MUCH goodness and texture. A ton of spiralized veggies, tofu scramble (which I’ve recently fallen in love with), edamame, and a whole slew of incredible seasoning and spices. Talk about a hearty vegan salad.
Tropical Quinoa Salad with Coconut Lime Dressing – Get Inspired Everyday
Whoever claimed salads are boring never had this tropical quinoa salad before. It has pineapple salsa in it – pineapple freaking salsa. And that dressing?! YES PLEASE.
Do you have a favorite hearty vegan salad? Comment below and share the salad love.