No celebration is complete without salads. These are simple and satisfying dishes that do not require special culinary skills. And originally served dishes will also decorate your table..

Salad recipes for the holiday table

Photo recipes салатов на праздничный стол, их украшение
Ingredients amount
White cabbage 300 g
Chicken Ham or Sausage 150-170 g
Canned peas 3 tbsp. l.
Mayonnaise 2 tbsp. l.
Salt taste
Time for preparing: 30 minutes Calories per 100 grams: 119 Kcal
Moldavian vitamin salad. It is based on white chicken meat, and complements its vegetables. To make this salad even healthier, cook a natural mayonnaise sauce at home..

Chop cabbage with a special nozzle for graters or a knife, removing the upper leaves beforehand. Add salt and mix by hand, pressing it down slightly so that the cabbage makes juice..

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To cabbage, add 2 tablespoons of green peas.

add горошек

Slice the ham and mix with the other ingredients..

add ветчину

Add mayonnaise and mix. If you do not trust the store sauce, cook it yourself. To do this, beat the yolk, then add mustard, sunflower oil and lemon juice.

add майонез

Alternative types of “Dniester” are cooked with boiled chicken eggs and pickled onions. And if you want to get a more gentle option, use Beijing cabbage leaves instead of white cabbage.

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Dishes with cheese are always relevant. They are perfectly combined with any side dishes, meat and vegetables, so there are many variations of cheese salad. Depending on the type of cheese, it can be tender or savory..

You will need:

festive салат

  • 1 cucumber;
  • Cabbage – 200-220 g;
  • Canned corn – 3 tbsp. l .;
  • 1 tomato;
  • 50-60 g of hard cheese;
  • Mayonnaise.

Finely chop the cabbage. Choose the one you like. White or Peking – it does not matter. Cut vegetables into small cubes. Add three spoons of sweet corn.

Now grate the cheese on a fine grater. This salad is layered, so it is served in glasses or special transparent dishes. Put the ingredients in layers in the following order: cabbage, corn, cucumber, tomato.

Coat each layer with mayonnaise. Sprinkle with grated cheese and garnish with herbs..


Very tender, but at the same time hearty dish. Preparing this salad is not difficult, and the products that make up can be found at any grocery store..


  • Chicken meat – 500 g;
  • Mushrooms – 500 g;
  • Peking cabbage – 500 g;
  • 4 fresh cucumbers;
  • Wheat bread;
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic;
  • Vegetable oil.

For salad it is better to give preference to chicken breast. Wash the meat and slice lengthways into medium sized bars..

Fry the fillets on high heat to get a ruddy crust..

Mushrooms can be taken both fresh and canned. If you chose fresh champignons, then first rinse them thoroughly, cut them into quarters and boil them (about 8-10 minutes).

Chop cabbage and chop cucumbers into half rings. Combine all the ingredients and season the salad with mayonnaise.

Salad sprinkled with crackers. If you do not like the purchased croutons, make them at home yourself. To do this, cut the wheat bread into cubes and send in the oven until it is dried. Pour the crackers in a deep bowl, add vegetable oil and 2-3 minced garlic cloves.

Mix thoroughly and leave for a few minutes so that the bread absorbs the garlic flavor. Then put the salad in a beautiful dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs..


This salad is the most satisfying and may well replace the main course. The original filing “Birches” will decorate any holiday table.

You will need:

  • Three medium potatoes;
  • Three eggs;
  • Two chicken breasts;
  • Champignons – 400-420 g;
  • Hard cheese -100-120 g;
  • Sunflower oil (rast.);
  • Prunes or olives;
  • Salt at the discretion and taste;
  • Parsley;
  • Mayonnaise.

To begin, boil eggs, potatoes and chicken breasts separately. Rinse the fresh mushrooms thoroughly and cut them into thin plates, and then fry over medium heat for 12-15 minutes..

salad березкаIngredients should not be hot, so before you add mushrooms to the salad, cool them. Cut boiled breasts and eggs into thin strips.

Potato grate not put a large grater in the dish in the first layer. Smear it with mayonnaise and tamp.

Put chicken breast on top, salt and grease with mayonnaise again. Put the mushrooms and eggs in the next layers, too, having missed them with the sauce.

Grate the cheese on a fine grater and sprinkle the salad evenly. For decoration you can use both prunes and olives..

Cut the selected product into thin strips and place on the salad. It will be “dash” On our birch.

Finish the decoration with parsley sprigs, laying out around the edges or creating a lush “crown”.

“Malachite bracelet”

This original salad can surprise the most sophisticated guest at the festive table. Kiwi, which is part of this dish, gives the salad a very unusual, savory taste..


  • Chicken fillet;
  • 4 chicken eggs;
  • 4 Kiwis;
  • 1 apple;
  • 1 carrot;
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic;
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp. l .;
  • Mayonnaise.

malachite браслетBoil chicken fillet, eggs and carrots. Wait for the filet to cool and then cut it into small cubes. Also cut 2 kiwi into cubes.

As the name implies, the salad is laid out in the form of a bracelet, i.e. rings. To get this shape, put a glass in the middle of the dish and lay out the ingredients around it..

Lay the cubed chicken cubes in the first layer and the kiwi on top. Layers are smeared with garlic mayonnaise. To make this sauce, clean a few cloves of garlic and squeeze them into mayonnaise through the garlic pudding..

If desired, finely chopped dill can also be added there. Grease a layer of kiwi sauce. Separate the whites from the yolks and chop finely..

Put squirrels on top of kiwi, brush with mayonnaise. Grate the boiled carrots on a coarse grater and put in a fourth layer, add the sauce. Peel the apple, core and cut into cubes..

Put the apples in the next layer, sprinkle with lemon juice and mix with mayonnaise. Use the yolks and the two remaining kiwis for decoration. Sprinkle the salad with finely chopped yolk..

Cut the kiwi into slices and place on the edges. At the end, carefully remove the glass.

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It is not a secret for anyone that most often after one evening of a holiday feast one has to limit oneself to food for weeks. High-calorie dishes that harm your figure can be replaced with a light and healthy salad with shrimp and yogurt.

In addition, it diversifies the usual festive dishes and will pleasantly surprise your guests..


  • Shellfish shrimp – 300 g;
  • 2 cucumbers;
  • 2 tomatoes;
  • Natural yoghurt;
  • Parsley dill;
  • Celery, arugula;
  • Salt and pepper at the discretion and taste.

Cook the shrimp in salted water, cool. Remove the head and tail, then make a longitudinal cut and remove the insides..

Peel the cucumber. Cut them into half rings together with tomatoes. Finely chop greens and celery, tear the salad into chickens.

Combine whole prawns with greens and vegetables. For dressing, chop the dill and add it to the yogurt. Salt and pepper a little of the sauce and season the salad with it..


A truly delicious salad with spaghetti and ham from Italy itself. Despite its low calorie content, such a dish will satisfy your hunger for a long time..


  • Spaghetti – 180-200 g;
  • Ham – 180-200 g;
  • 1 Bulgarian pepper;
  • 2 tomatoes;
  • Olives – 50 g;
  • Cheese – 80-90 g;
  • Mayonnaise;
  • Olive oil.

Cook the pasta. For the desired degree of readiness, throw spaghetti into boiling water, stir them, cover the pan with a lid and wait until the water begins to boil.

Then turn off the heat and let the spaghetti reach for 3-5 minutes. Drain, add salt and olive oil to prevent pasta from sticking together..

Peel the cucumber, slice it with tomato and chicken or pork ham into thin strips. Then grate the cheese on a coarse grater, and cut the olives into rings.

Mix all the ingredients and dress the salad with mayonnaise. Finish the decoration with parsley, dill and half rings of olives..

Salad decoration ideas on the holiday table

At the holiday table, it is not only the taste of the dish that matters, but also its appearance. Any salad can be made beautiful and original with the help of greens, bright vegetables, etc..

  1. Give your salad an interesting shape. This can be done with the help of glass or special molds. The most popular are the cylindrical shape and shape of the bracelet. Put the salad in a wide glass, cover with a plate and turn over. Now gently raise the glass. This type of serving is often used in restaurants, which will surely add refinement to your dish. To make the salad form a bracelet, put a glass on a plate and lay out all the ingredients around, and at the end remove it; Decoration №1 Decoration №2
  2. Lay the ingredients in layers. This way you can make almost any salad. Put the dish in a transparent dish so that the layers are clearly visible. To make the salad juicy and soaked, grease each layer with sauce; Display слоями
  3. Serve the salad not on a platter, but in a glass or a glass. This portion dish is much more convenient to eat, and a beautiful presentation will delight guests; Innings в бокалах
  4. With the help of vegetables of different colors and other products you can make a bullfinch, a butterfly or a sunflower from the usual Olivier – it depends on your imagination. For decoration, use greens, olives, crackers, crackers, chips, etc .; Registration в виде подсолнуха
  5. The orange or grapefruit peel can also be dishes for your dish. To do this, cut off the top of citrus and remove all the flesh. Rinse the skin to get rid of unwanted taste. In some cases, the unobtrusive taste of citrus in a salad gives it a special piquancy and becomes its highlight; Innings в цитрусовых шкурках
  6. Flowers cheer up everywhere and always. To create such spring salads, you can use eggs grated on a fine grater and cheese. For different colors, add natural dyes to egg white. You can use the juice of beets, pomegranates and other colored vegetables and berries. Registration цветами

Decorate beautifully and with taste! Enjoy your meal!