As a side dish or main course, vegetable salads are hearty, colorful meals. Easy preparation makes these vegetable salad recipes -- whether marinated, grilled, or chopped -- not only fast but delicious.See Popular Vegetable Salad Recipes
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For a filling, no-cook meal, make this bright layered summer salad. Its easy to customize this quick recipe to include your favorite in season vegetables.
Warm tender carrots, onion, and zucchini get cozy in this seasonal dinner salad. Improvise with different vegetables, and adjust the roasting time: Cauliflower and sweet potatoes take longer to roast; asparagus and mushrooms cook more quickly.
Skip the mayonnaise base and swap in a light sesame ginger salad dressing instead.
It's impossible to grill tiny favas, but the sweet-starchy beans get a similar smoky flavor when they're charred quickly in a hot skillet. Jean-Georges Vongerichten tosses the charred beans with garlic, jalapeno, tarragon, and cubes of cheese for a warm salad.
Summer savory, a minty herb, complements buttery potatoes and zesty fennel.
No roasting pan necessary for these adorable cabbage cousins: Tossed with avocado and coated in a bright lemon-Dijon dressing, the tender brussels sprout leaves make a showstopping salad.
The Oriental noodles are crunchy when you first make this cabbage salad. If you prefer softer noodles, chill the salad to give them time to absorb some of the soy-vinegar dressing.