Our Favorite Chopped Salad Recipes for 2021

It’s all about the chop!

Chopped salads can be made up of only a handful of simple ingredients for a quick healthy meal or a multitude of veggies, toppings, and dressings for an epic feast. The best thing about chopped salads, though, is you can prepare most of them in under 10 minutes when you have the right chopping bowl and mezzaluna.

We found these mouthwatering chopped salad recipes that offer perfect bites of colorful crisp veggies, fresh herbs, and many more ingredients tossed with flavorful dressings to please even your pickiest friends and family members!

Greek Quinoa Chopped Salad with Lemon-Feta Dressing

When you need a quick and nutritious salad for your veggie cravings, here’s an easy Greek recipe that has all of our well-loved Mediterranean ingredients. From chopped cucumbers and romaine lettuce to Kalamata olives, feta cheese and pita chips, this meal comes together quickly for a high-protein vegetarian meal. Toss in a large salad bowl with a zesty lemon dressing for the perfect light meal.

Mexican Chopped Chicken Salad with Jalapeno Dressing

The next time you find some leftover chicken, you might want to indulge in this flavor fiesta that has many of our favorite taco ingredients, like romaine lettuce, sweet peppers, chicken, avocados, and chilis. Throw in a couple of tasty additional items, such as mango slices and hominy, and serve with spicy jalapeño dressing in a cherry or maple wooden bowl for the ultimate Mexican medley.

Superfood Chopped Salad with Salmon & Creamy Garlic Dressing

A feel-good salad loaded with kale and chopped veggies, like cabbage, carrots, and broccoli, this superfood recipe is a filling meal to whip up any day of the week. Top with rich salmon for your protein fix and bring everything together with creamy garlic yogurt dressing for an easy, fuss-free weeknight dinner.

Mexican Edamame and Couscous Salad

Taco takeout Tuesdays? Try this crunchy vegetarian salad that takes less than 30 minutes to make. Packed with black beans, couscous, and lots of fresh veggies, this Mexican recipe will take your dinner to the next level with its delicious cilantro dressing. Put them all together in a large salad bowl to bring out all their flavor, texture, and color.

Chopped Rainbow Salad Bowl with Peanut Sauce

This easy-to-prepare vegetable bowl is perfect if you’re following a high-fiber, low-calorie diet. For a grab-and-go lunch, combine chopped veggies like cucumbers, beets, bell peppers, and carrots with fresh herbs and quick-cook bulgur, all dressed with peanut sauce. Don’t forget to add in cooked chicken, tofu, or shrimp for that extra protein kick!

Chopped Green Salad

Load up your big salad bowl with the easiest chopped green salad recipe that’s packed with spinach, broccoli, cucumbers, edamame, and green beans as well as green grapes for a tasty bonus! Full of vitamins A and K as well as calcium, fiber, and antioxidants, this salad is the ultimate health-conscious option. Drizzle with fresh herb dressing and toss gently in your bowl to coat everything in your salad.

Asian Chopped Salad With Seasoned Tofu ‘Fingers’

Hearty and filling, this Asian take on chopped salads brings together seasoned tofu and an assortment of tasty vegetables. It’s a satisfying protein boost you didn’t know you needed! Cut up your romaine, cabbage, celery, red pepper, radishes, dry peanuts, and cilantro in a wooden chopping bowl where you can also combine and serve them with tofu strips, all topped with tangy lime dressing.

Chicken, Bacon, and Avocado Chopped Salad

Loaded with savory flavors, this is one chopped salad that’s fresh, delicious, and irresistible! Chop up your cooked chicken, bacon, avocado, romaine, and onion, and throw in a generous heap of crumbled blue cheese. Toss in a large bowl with a red wine vinaigrette for some comfort food recipe that’s set to become your next favorite dish!

Herb and Chickpea Chopped Salad with Goat Cheese

Wondering what to do next with the fresh herbs growing by your kitchen window? This herb and chickpea salad combines delicious produce items, cheese, nuts, and seeds whose flavors stand out even more with a spicy chipotle vinaigrette. The 15” wooden salad bowl will work best in combining the chopped lettuce, tomatoes, red peppers, berries, peaches, and jalapeño with the chickpeas, grilled corn, thyme, basil, and parsley. Serve with avocado and goat cheese on top.

Heartland Chopped Salad

Wild rice keeping you in a frenzy? Dice up your kale, spinach, pears, and walnuts in a large chopping bowl and combine with overcooked wild rice and rehydrated cranberries for a light and flavorful feast. Drizzle with pomegranate molasses dressing and this recipe is sure to be a remarkable hit among your guests.

Chopped Ham & Apple Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing

Who knew bitter escarole and radicchio can be delightfully paired with sweet apples and smoky ham? Throw in a serving of chopped pecans for that unexpected crunch. You can easily substitute cooked chicken and tangerines for the ham and apples, or replace the radishes with bell peppers. In a large salad bowl, toss with tangy yogurt dressing and top with extra-sharp cheddar cheese; serve with pumpernickel bread for a quick main-course combo!