You won't miss meat with these satisfying vegetarian lunch salads. They burst with fresh and roasted vegetables, hearty grains like bulgur and quinoa, and protein-rich beans and cheese.
Toss warm roasted zucchini, carrots, and onions in a light vinaigrette with Boston lettuce and goat cheese. This salad is endlessly flexible: Add bell peppers, tomatoes, cauliflower, or any other vegetables you have on hand.
The broccoli and tomatoes in this one-dish meal are roasted with garlic until tender and caramelized. Toss with white beans, baby spinach, and a tangy dressing of Dijon mustard, red-wine vinegar, and lemon juice.
This chunky Greek salad features chickpeas, which are rich in fiber and protein, as well as cucumber, tomatoes, olives, parsley, and feta cheese. Toss it with a lemon vinaigrette to add a splash of brightness. This lunch for four takes only 10 minutes to assemble.
This meatless main-dish salad gets Middle Eastern allure from toasty cumin and lemon zest. The combination of chickpeas and whole-wheat couscous provides complete protein.
No need to choose between pasta salad and greens when you can have both! Sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, feta cheese, and cannellini beans make this salad a satisfying meal.