Looking for the best Christmas salads to serve at your Christmas lunch or dinner this year? I've got you covered. Be inspired and choose from a range of summer and winter salads that will brighten up your Christmas table. These are the 20 best Christmas salad recipes the internet has to offer!
Trying to decide what side dishes to serve at Christmas this year? Why not serve a salad or two! Aussies love a good Christmas salad, especially since our holidays fall in the summertime.
But don't let a cooler climate stop you from considering adorning your Christmas table with a salad. There's plenty of winter appropriate salads to choose from in this list made with ingredients like roasted pumpkin, sweet potato and hearty grains.
Most of these salads can be made in advance, giving you more time to focus on the main course. Not to mention it's one less thing fighting for room in the oven!
Keep scrolling to choose one (or more) of these delicious and easy Christmas salad recipes!
Be sure to also check out our 30 Christmas Side Dishes and 20 Christmas Main Dishes to complete your meal!
20+ Easy Christmas Salads
This Roast Pumpkin, Spinach and Feta Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing is a bright and fresh antidote to bland and boring salads. Roast the pumpkin the day before for a quick and easy assemble on the day!
Caprese Christmas Wreath
This Caprese Christmas Wreath is the ideal addition to your festive table. Not only is it a delicious and popular salad, but it makes an attractive table centrepiece. Enjoy it as an appetiser or serve it as a side dish; it is the ideal companion to hot or cold dishes, meat, fish or poultry.
Kale Chopped Salad
This delicious Kale Chopped Salad is a powerhouse of veggies with a touch of bacon. This hearty salad can be made-ahead with no worries, which takes one thing off your list on Christmas day!
Halloumi Cous Cous and Pomegranate Salad
This fresh and zesty Halloumi Cous Cous and Pomegranate Salad is perfect for both a hot or cold Christmas. Filling, delicious and full of all the good things, you will be coming back for seconds in no time.
Garlic Salmon Salad with Tzatziki
Planning on serving Mediterranean inspired mains like roasted lamb? They would pair so well with this fresh and flavourful Garlic Salmond Salad with Tzatziki.
This Cabbage and Crunchy Noodle Salad with Oriental Style Dressing is a much-loved Aussie dish and is always served at our Christmas lunch. It's a real crowd pleaser and goes well with most mains.
Roasted Vegetable Couscous - Vegan
Roasted Vegetable Couscous is a great salad to serve in you had Vegan or Vegetarian guests. It's also very hearty making it perfect for a winter Christmas.
Spicy Watermelon Salad
This Spicy Watermelon Salad screams Summer and would look bright and colourful on the Christmas table!
Warm Potato Asparagus Salad
It's hard to resist any dish with potatoes but why would you want to? This Warm Potato Asparagus Salad makes an impressive side for Christmas meals.
This Roasted Sweet Potato, Avocado and Feta Salad is one that would suit a winter or summer Christmas celebration. Roast the sweet potatoes ahead of time for an easy assemble.
Crispy Kale and Garbanzo Bean Salad Recipe
This Crispy Kale and Garbanzo Bean (Chickpea) Salad is like a new take on the old and boring green salad. You'll have an empty bowl after putting this out on the Christmas table!
Moroccan Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Quinoa Salad
Preparing for a cold Christmas day? Warm up with this Moroccan Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Quinoa Salad!
Haloumi Salad with Mint
Whether grilled or pan-fried, haloumi salad has never been easier. Full of fresh tomato, baby spinach, mint and a quick squeeze of lemon juice, it's colours are very fitting for Christmas day!
This fresh and flavourful Chickpea Avocado Salad is perfect for pairing with a roast chicken or ham. Made with tomatoes, avocado, creamy feta cheese and plenty of chickpeas, you'll love how quick and easy it is too throw together.
This Macaroni Salad (or pasta salad as it's known in Australia) is to die for! Creamy, carby and fresh - your guests will thank you for putting this on the Christmas menu.
Brown Rice Salad
Need a salad that's a little more hearty? Try this colourful Brown Rice Salad.
Warm Winter Vegetable Salad
Impress your guests with this beautifully presented Warm Winter Vegetable Salad. It's almost too beautiful to eat!
This simple, healthy and refreshing Easy Greek Salad recipe is ready in five minutes, and goes perfectly with most mains!
Winter Slaw with Pecans and Maple Dressing
This Winter Slaw with Pecans and Maple Dressing is a festive salad that will look beautiful on this Christmas table.
The Best Potato Salad Recipe
We all need a creamy potato salad and this one is the BEST! Try it for yourself this Christmas.
There's just something special about a beet salad! It's bright, fresh and full of flavour.
Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad
This shredded brussels sprout salad will turn even the most adamant brussels sprouts hater around!
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You can never go wrong serving a salad or two as a side for your Christmas feast. Whether you pick a light and simple Easy Greek Salad or a more hearty Sweet Potato, Avocado & Feta Salad, it's sure to be a firm favourite.
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