Floral Pattern

19 Mediterranean Diet Salads for Better Blood Sugar

High-Protein Grilled Chicken Salad

This grilled chicken salad is perfect for summer entertaining. 

Fiber-Packed Spicy White Bean & Spinach Salad

The bean salad is served on a bed of lightly dressed spinach that pairs well with the beans, but also grilled chicken or steak kebabs on another night.

Arugula Salad with Roasted Pork Tenderloin, Pears & Blue Cheese

Toasted walnuts and roasted pork tenderloin make this elegant salad worthy of company, yet it's easy enough to prepare on a weeknight!

Roasted Cabbage Salad with Lemon-Garlic Vinaigrette

If you already have your grill on, you can grill the cabbage wedges instead, which will impart a delightful smoky flavor. 

Padma Lakshmi's Tandoori Chicken Salad

Her technique of cooking the chicken in its marinade and then using that cooked marinade as a salad dressing is genius—it infuses the salad with tons of flavor.

Spicy Black-Eyed Pea & Collard Green Salad

Harissa and peri-peri sauce provide gentle heat, and preserved lemon gives it briny tang.

Green Goddess Tuna Salad

Serve on bread or in a wrap, over a bed of greens or scooped up with your favorite chips, crackers or cucumber slices.