31 Delicious Easter Salad Recipes Perfect for Spring

published Mar 29, 2024
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If you’re looking for inspiration on what to serve with your Easter dinner this year, we’ve rounded up our favorite Easter salad recipes that feature spring vegetables like fresh asparagus, sweet green peas, and crisp snap peas.

We also have hearty potato salads that pair perfectly with a baked ham or roast leg of lamb, such as lemony Greek potato salad; potato salad with yogurt, arugula, and dill; and crispy smashed sheet pan potato salad. If you love pasta salad, we’ve got you covered with delicious marinated tortellini salads and veggie pasta salads with fresh lemon vinaigrette. 
Celebrate spring with these 31 Easter salad recipes for your Easter menu (along with Easter side dishes and Easter desserts!)

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Asparagus Salad

This vibrant Easter salad takes full advantage of sweet spring asparagus. It’s a celebration of the season’s bounty: crisp asparagus, sweet green peas, tender leeks, and lots of fresh herbs.

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Lemony Greek Potato Salad

Inspired by Greek lemon potatoes, this easy potato salad is packed with bright, tangy flavors. Serve it with classic roast leg of lamb for Easter dinner.

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Minty Snap Pea Salad

This refreshing spring Easter salad salad features snap peas, fresh mozzarella, radishes, and lots of fresh mint.

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Tortellini Salad with Marinated Artichokes and Feta

Cheesy tortellini pockets are tossed with marinated artichokes, fresh veggies, feta cheese, briny olives, and a bright lemon vinaigrette.

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Spanakopita Kale Salad

With briny feta crumbles, crunchy toasted walnuts, and zippy herbs, this chopped kale salad tastes just like spanakopita, the iconic Greek savory pie.

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Triple Pea Salad with Radishes and Cheddar

A creamy salad with fresh sweet peas, snow peas, snap peas, and radishes tossed with cheddar & bright dressing.

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Classic Cobb Salad

This classic Cobb salad recipe hits that sweet spot of just the right ingredients made in the easiest way possible.

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Strawberry-Basil Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

A simple five-ingredient recipe for arugula salad with strawberries, pistachios, and fresh basil.

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Cheese Tortellini with Salami, Mozzarella, and Marinated Veggies

This quick and easy tortellini salad is filled with all the flavors of a classic antipasto spread: roasted red peppers, marinated artichokes, salami, and, of course, cheese.

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Sour Cream and Dill Cucumber Salad

This classic cucumber dill salad is made creamy, thanks to a tangy sour cream dressing.

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French-Inspired Potato Salad

An easy recipe for a mayo-free potato salad that's light and tangy, thanks to Dijon mustard and fresh herbs.

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Lemon Herb Pasta Salad with Green Beans

Light and fresh pasta salad packed with fresh herbs, snappy green beans, and a sunny lemon vinaigrette.

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Pea Salad

Put together this Easter potluck-friendly salad in just 20 minutes.

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Marinated Chickpea and Feta Salad with Spring Veggies

This star of this crunchy, veggie-packed salad is a tangy Greek-inspired dressing, which doubles as a marinade for the feta and chickpeas.

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Creamy Grape Salad

Grapes tossed in a sweetened cream cheese and sour cream sauce topped with toasted pecans and tarragon.

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Classic German Potato Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Baby red potatoes, chewy bacon, and lots of fresh herbs are tossed in a warm bacon dressing for a flavorful, Easter potluck-ready potato salad.

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Marinated Feta-Beet Salad

These sweet roasted beets are loaded with fresh herbs and feta cheese.

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Tangy Cucumber Salad

A light, fresh salad of quick-pickled cucumbers and chopped fresh chives that's perfect for your Easter potluck.

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Greek Pasta Salad

An easy recipe for a Greek-inspired pasta salad that's filled with tomatoes, cucumbers, Kalamata olives, and feta and dressed in a tangy oregano vinaigrette.

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Spinach & Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

The combination of spinach, strawberries, almonds, and goat cheese is a classic for a reason. Don't forget the poppy seed dressing!

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Antipasto Salad

This satisfying salad is packed with all good things from an Italian antipasto spread like salami, marinated vegetables, cheese, and olives.

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Crispy Sheet Pan Potato Salad

Crispy smashed potatoes are tossed with arugula, bacon, red onions, and a whole-grain mustard vinaigrette.

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Asparagus & Prosciutto Pasta Salad

Grilled asparagus, prosciutto ribbons, and baby spinach star in a fast and fancy pasta salad.

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Green Bean Salad with Farro and Crispy Shallots

This green bean salad pairs snappy green beans with nutty farro and purple radicchio. Finish the salad with buttery toasted hazelnuts, crispy fried shallots, and a dressing that’s so good you’ll want to eat with a spoon.

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Italian Potato Salad

This mayo-free potato salad is made extra colorful, thanks to green beans, cherry tomatoes, and lots of fresh herbs.

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Classic Potato Salad

Master this classic potato side dish, all-American potato salad, made with tender red-skinned potatoes, crunchy celery, and hard-boiled eggs.

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Big Springtime Chopped Salad

A springy vegetable medley topped with crispy Parmesan chickpeas and Italian dressing.

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Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

This twist on classic Caesar salad features shredded Brussels sprouts and homemade croutons.

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Sheet Pan Salad With Crispy Chickpeas and Feta

Roast sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and croutons, then build a flavorful, satisfying Easter salad — directly on top!

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