16 Quick & Easy Cold Salads

From leafy to creamy, we've tossed together a variety of cold salads for every taste. Spun into a sandwich or simply eaten alone, these recipes are fast, filling and deliciously stress- and stove-free.

Chickpea, Avocado & Sundried Tomato Salad

"This is a great dish. It's healthy, easy, quick and delicious."

-LikeItLoveIt

Low-Fat Shrimp Pasta Salad

"This is a great, refreshing salad. The dry mustard adds a delicious zing."

-kateoinoz

Asian Chicken Salad

"This is great for when you want a lighter dinner and don't want to turn on the oven."

-The Wallaces

Watermelon, Tomato & Cheese Salad

"The watermelon-tomato combination may seem odd, but the tastes and textures complement and enhanced one another superbly."

-CranberrySparkle

Napa Cabbage Salad With a Crunch

"We all loved this salad, including my kids. The toasted ramen noodles really made it special."

-Tracy3906

Chopped Iceberg Wedge Salad

"This salad was very flavorful. It had a Thousand Island-like dressing, but better."

-Abu Joni

Apple Chicken Salad

"This is a great salad. It's nice and light with an excellent flavor."

-Sunflower

White Bean, Tuna and Tomato Salad

"This is a delicious salad that's perfect as a supper side."

-Caroline Cooks

Mexican Egg Salad

"I really enjoyed the unique flavor of this egg salad. It's great over lettuce or in a wrapped tortilla."

-*Parsley*

Broccoli Salad With Gouda

"This is a lovely salad. Blanching the broccoli makes it a beautiful dark green."

-Zurie

Salmon Egg Salad

"This had a great blend of flavors. If you like eggs and salmon, you're bound to love this salad."

-bluemoon downunder

Creamy Corn Salad

"This is seriously impressive for a five-minute salad. I'll be making it again and again."

-magpie diner

Greek Rice Salad

"This is a delicious salad that is so nutritious! It would make a great side dish, but works well as a lunch too!"

-JackieOhNo!

Three-Bean Salad

"This is an excellent version of this classic recipe. It had the perfect mix of sweet and sour tang."

-PanNan

Tomato Chickpea Salad

"I loved this salad. I made everything the same size as the garbanzos, which made it easier to get a bit of everything in each bite."

-LoriLou

Tortellini Salad

"What a great salad. It's a full meal with just some garlic bread sticks or rolls."

-Chef #570727