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With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to stock up on salad recipes! Here are over 25 plant-based salads that are super fresh, healthy, and flavorful!

From pasta to quinoa and potatoes, salads can be prepared from a multitude of different ingredients and are incredibly versatile. Here are some of our favorite vegan salads to make this summer:

Fresh Couscous Salad
This simple Mediterranean-inspired couscous salad packs plenty of fresh vegetables like juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumber, and red onions. It is then infused with fresh herbs and tossed in a bright, zesty lemon dressing. Just 15 minutes of prep time!
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Vegan Chicken Cucumber Salad
This vegan chicken cucumber salad is infused with fresh ginger and garlic, and seasoned with an Asian-inspired dressing prepared with toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, and white vinegar. A bright, fresh, and protein-packed salad!
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Easy Vegan Macaroni Salad
This fresh macaroni salad is packed with crispy veggies, fresh herbs, al dente pasta, and comes with a bright vinaigrette dressing! Plant-based, refreshing, and super simple to prepare!
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Vegan Potato Salad (French-Inspired!)
This simple French-inspired vegan potato salad is prepared with baby potatoes and comes with a garlicky homemade vinaigrette! It takes less than 30 minutes and just 7 ingredients. A hearty and flavorful plant-based appetizer!
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Thai Mango Salad
Thai-inspired green mango salad with carrots, cucumbers, and fresh herbs! It comes with a sweet, salty, and sour lime dressing. A healthydelicious, and refreshing plant-based salad!
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Vietnamese Mushroom & Tofu Salad
Flavor-packed Vietnamese salad with sautéed oyster mushrooms, crunchy red cabbage, carrots, tofu, cucumber, and cilantro! Tossed with an oil-free spicy-sweet lime dressing! Super fresh and healthy!
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Green Papaya Salad (Vietnamese-Inspired!)
Fresh Vietnamese-style salad packed with vegetables, roasted peanuts, and served with a lime dressing. Delicious, healthy, and light!
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French Green Lentil Salad
This 30-minute French-inspired green lentil salad is hearty, fresh, and flavored with a bright Dijon mustard vinaigrette! Delightful and wholesome, this rustic salad comes together in less than 30 minutes. Perfect as a light summer appetizer or as a side dish!
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Black Pepper Tofu Quinoa Salad
This black pepper tofu quinoa salad features marinated tofu, quinoa, and crunchy veggies like carrots, cucumber, and spinach. It's healthy and colorful and comes with a bright, herby, and tangy pesto lime dressing!
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Deconstructed Falafel Pasta Salad
All the flavors of falafels in a pasta salad! Packed with fresh herbs, spices, garlic, and lime juice for freshness!
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Easy Mint & Basil Green Salad
A super easy green salad that is refreshing, crunchy, and healthy! Plus, it comes with a garlicky and gingery toasted sesame oil dressing!
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Vegan Bánh Tráng Trộn (Vietnamese Rice Paper Salad)
Bánh Tráng Trộn is a Vietnamese rice paper salad that features tangy green mango, roasted peanuts, crispy shallots, fresh herbs, and a sweet and sour sauce! This classic Vietnamese snack is chewy, spicy, zesty, and a bit sweet!
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Vegan Chevre Chaud Salad
The famous French Salad that consists of warm breaded goat cheese made vegan! It tastes even better than the one you get in restaurants!
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Refreshing Marinated Tempeh Salad
Easy and fresh tempeh salad with ginger, garlic, and kale, plus a generous squeeze of lime juice for more freshness. A healthy, protein-rich salad that comes together in 25 minutes!
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Mint & Lemon Quinoa Salad
Fresh and SO easy to prepare, this whole-grain salad will please everyone.
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Fonio Tabbouleh
This vibrant, zesty, healthy plant-based salad is loaded with fonio, cucumber, and tomatoes! Tossed with a bright lemon dressing with tons of parsley, mint, and green onions!
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Thomas Pagot is the founder, photographer, and recipe developer behind Full of Plants. He created the blog in 2016 as a personal cookbook for vegan recipes. Through years of recipe development, Thomas has successfully grown Full of Plants into a trusted resource for plant-based recipes.

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