11 High-Fiber Salads For The Mediterranean Diet

Salads are a great way to get in your daily dose of fiber, but they can be a bit boring if the only thing you put in them is leafy greens. These high-fiber salads combine healthy Mediterranean ingredients with exciting flavors to keep your energy levels up, your bellies full, and your meals interesting. I’m sure you won’t regret making any of these salads a regular in your diet.

1. Broccoli Salad

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How often do you get to enjoy a salad with broccoli in it? This Broccoli Salad recipe makes six servings of a fiber-packed meal with crunchy broccoli, creamy avocado, juicy tomatoes, fresh herbs, and a tangy dressing.

2. Chickpea Salad

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A good chickpea salad is great as a vegetarian/vegan main meal or as a side dish to a meat-based main course. This dish is super quick and easy to assemble (it took me about 10 minutes with prep included) and will pair nicely with almost any main course you serve it with. 

3. Grilled Zucchini Salad

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Grilled zucchini salad is a quick and healthy side dish that tastes delicious on its own or served with chicken. If you love dishes like bruschetta, then you’ll definitely love this salad. You can use an indoor grill to make this in winter or barbecue outside. It’s up to you.

4. Chickpea Orzo Salad

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This chickpea orzo salad recipe puts a delicious twist on an old favorite. It is a fun salad you can make with pasta and is rich in Mediterranean flavors and a good source of fiber.

5. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad can be mixed with chicken for the perfect filling meal or even enjoyed as the main dish for the vegetarian in your life. It’s a delicious, heart-healthy meal or side dish.

6. Avocado Quinoa Salad

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This healthy avocado quinoa salad recipe is the perfect meal to make ahead and enjoy throughout the week. It’s loaded with protein and delicious flavor.

7. Mediterranean Carrot Salad

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This Mediterranean Carrot Salad comes with a yogurt tahini dressing. It boasts fiber-rich ingredients, like chickpeas, and other good stuff like raisins, parsley, and feta. It is an excellent salad that is fit for your Mediterranean diet.

8. Quinoa Arugula Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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This Quinoa Arugula Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette will become your new favorite. Its bright lemon vinaigrette adds so much flavor to this salad, and it’s ready in 15 minutes. Plus, it’s rich in protein and fiber.

9. Salmon Caesar Salad

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Get ready to treat your taste buds to the most amazing Salmon Caesar Salad. It’s so good even the kids will love it. If that’s not enough, it is ready in 30 minutes, so it’s perfect for busy weeknights.

10. Greek Chickpea Salad with Feta

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This Greek Chickpea Salad with Feta is packed with flavor and is ready in minutes. The Greek flavors make it the perfect companion for Greek meals or Mediterranean dishes.

11. Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

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This butternut squash quinoa salad is a great side dish or a main course for vegans and vegetarians. It’s also another great recipe to use quinoa. Plus, butternut squash packs natural sweetness and is gluten-free.

Prefer Sandwiches? Try One Of These!

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If you prefer sandwiches to wraps, I’ve gotcha covered there, too. Here’s a fabulous collection of sandwich recipes that taste amazing and might actually be good for you, too.

Need Dinner Ideas Too?

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Sick of the same ol’ chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

A skillet filled with ground turkey, chopped tomatoes, chopped avocado and garnished with fresh parsley.
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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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