One of the greatest things about holidays is the opportunity to make themed food. It’s a chance to take our love for cooking to a higher level of creativity. Below we’ve shared some of the most creative (and delicious) Red White and Blue Salads around.
So whether you’re staying home or traveling, eating inside or out, with kids or without, you’re bound to find at least one recipe that will fit your festivities. Happy celebrating!
Below are 24 red white and blue salads just for you.
Patriotic Fruit Salads
Red, White and Blue Quinoa Salad
Fourth of July Salad
Strawberries, grapes, blueberries, watermelon and…shredded coconut? Oh my! What a perfect way to bring out the “white” in Red White and Blue! Check out the recipe from Maggie at Allrecipes.
Patriotic Berry and Apple Salad
This easy salad from Tasy Kitchen incorporates the freshest of in-season fruits. Toss it with a spoonful of sugar and you’ve got a salad prepped for success.
Red White and Blue Watermelon Fruit Salad
We will take any excuse to eat more watermelon! Pair it with some lemon zest and you’ve got this beautiful watermelon fruit salad from Best Recipe Box.
Patriotic Fruit Salad & Honey Lime Poppyseed Dressing
Okay, when the dressing has more ingredients than the actual salad, you know it’ll be a keeper that’ll get you coming back for fourths! Check out this beautifully-presented, mouth-watering recipe from Tiffany at Creme de la Crumb.
Summer Berry Salad with Maple Walnuts
She adds maple syrup to this! Anyone who can squeeze syrup into a salad must be a brave food connoisseur after my own heart. Check out Brittany’s recipe at Eating Bird Food.
Red White and Blueberry Fruit Salad
If you’re looking for an easy, refreshing fruit salad, then this one is for you. Grab some of your favorite fruit and a little sugar and check out this recipe by ManassasMa from Allrecipes.
Red White & Blue Fruit Salad with Coconut Milk Whipped Cream
Okay, anyone can throw together fruit in a bowl, but add in specialized whipped cream and you’ve got me hook line and sinker! Check it out from the mother-daughter duo at Daily Dish Recipes.
Related: Red White and Blue Breakfast Recipes
Patriotic Potato Salads
Red White and Blue Patriotic Potato Salad
This patriotic potato salad recipe will complement any main course you may choose for your celebrations! Not only that, but it’s mayo-free and vegan-friendly. Check it out from Daily Burn.
Tex Mex Patriotic Potato Salad
This isn’t your typical potato salad because it has a certain zip to it that you won’t find anywhere else. Check out the recipe from Tastefully Simple to find out what the secret ingredients are!
Red White and Blue Vegan Potato Salad
Okay, we know we already gave you a vegan, mayo-free potato salad, but this one is different! It has certain “accessories” that lend a bold, rich vibe as our friends say at Go Dairy Free. Take a peek!
Red White and Blue Potato Salad
Being honest, sometimes it’s just nice to have a potato salad that doesn’t skip any of the goods. Bring on the mayo and the sour cream with this delicious potato salad recipe from Bon Appetit.
Patriotic Pasta Salads
Patriotic Pasta Salad
Soaking the onions in colored blue water really gives a pop to this pasta salad. Your kids will love the fun colors! Check out the recipe by Tanya from Food Lion.
Easy Patriotic Red, White, & Blue Pasta Salad
Lynnae McCoy really goes all out in making sure her pasta salad fits the bill. She dyes her noodles bright blue and red and adds mozzarella cheese cubes for the white. Her additional add-ins really make this salad pop!
Though this pasta may not meet the blue color requirement, you’ll actually find bleu cheese in the recipe which makes the cut! This salad is bound to be delicious with all of the spices that are included by OlgaB from Allrecipes.
Patriotic Dessert Salads
Sugar Free Patriotic Pretzel Salad
As Nicole from her blog Nicole Is says that if we’re calling dessert salad now, she’s all in, and we couldn’t agree more! It only takes one look at this delicious berry-jello-cheesecake-pretzel dessert to know you’ve gotta try it.
Patriotic Jello Salad
Any day that calls for the red, white and blue can’t afford to skip this jello salad. It’s easy, looks great, and is a winner with the kids! Check out Chelsea’s recipe from Life With My Littles.
Patriotic Cheesecake Fruit Salad
If you want to skip the pretzels from the dessert above and enjoy more berries and more cheesecake filling, this is your dessert salad. Our mouths are watering over this recipe from Meg’s Everyday Indulgence.
Patriotic Gelatin Fruit Salad
If you’re looking for a centerpiece worthy dessert, this delicious gelatin salad from Just A Pinch will do the trick. Check out the recipe here and enjoy the step-by-step instructions (complete with pictures)!
Other Patriotic Salads
Blueberry Caprese Salad
Serve this with some bruschetta-style crusty bread and you have a deliciously-easy salad just waiting to be eaten. Here’s the recipe from Love and Olive Oil.
Red White & Blue Patriotic Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
This salad is topped with star-shaped wonton skins. So pull out those cookie cutters and seize that fun idea! Check out Beth’s recipe at Small Town Woman.
Patriotic Power Salad
Gearing up for a day full of festivities? Take a crack at this power salad from Emma at Emma’s Little Kitchen. Not only is it tasty and festive, but her extra ingredients make it filling as well!
Easy Patriotic Taco Salad Flag Recipe
Didn’t think you could sneak some taco salad into a full day, did you? Well, think again! Heather at Totally Tailgates threw together this hearty salad for her full day of celebrations, and the final presentation is definitely patriotic.
Red White and Blue Slaw Salad
Like to barbecue on your day of celebration? This slaw salad is the perfect side dish and has its own festive flair to it. Check it out from Sammi’s blog Grounded and Surrounded.
Are there other salads you like to make for your patriotic celebrations? Let us know in the comments!