Colorful Vegetable Salad

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

This Colorful Vegetable Salad is one of my favorite salads ever! It is delicious, crunchy and has so many wonderful tastes that blend perfectly together.

Many of you ask which products I use and recommend. This post contains some of my affiliate links for “making every day the best day” while cooking, entertaining and living life.  If you buy something through one of these links, you won’t pay a penny more, but I’ll get a small commission which helps keep the lights on. Thanks!

I love cool, crispy salads during the spring & summer! This one is sure to be a favorite amongst your family & guests. And it’s so easy to prepare!

Whether it’s for a weekday lunch or you are in search of something fresh for Shabbat, everyone will enjoy this colorful vegetable salad.

The details are in the way the vegetables are cut, so read the recipe below. Remember to use a good knife and decent sized cutting board to make your time in the kitchen as efficient and easy as possible.

You May Also Like……

Colorful Vegetable Salad

5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 61


  • 1 head of iceberg lettuce
  • 3 tomatoes (I prefer Roma tomatoes for this salad)
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 ribs celery
  • 1/2 can pitted green olives
  • 1/2 cup tahini (prepared with garlic, parsley & lemon juice (all fresh!))
  • Trader Joe's Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend (optional)


  • Slice the lettuce in strips
  • Cut each tomato in eight pieces
  • Peel & cut the cucumber lengthwise. Place the flat side down and slice on an angle.
  • Peel & cut carrots in half or thirds and then make carrot ribbons with the peeler.
  • Cut thin slices of celery
  • Slice olives. Or, using an immersion blender, blend a can of olives, one garlic clove and some extra virgin olive oil. (You can check out my 3 Ingredient Olive Dip recipe here)
  • Tahini
  • Sprinkle with the Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend or your favorite seeds. (Don't live near a Trader Joe's? Click the link to order it or to see the seasonings and make your own!)
Calories: 61kcal
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Kosher
Keyword: appetizer, salad, shabbat salad, spring salad, vegan, Vegetarian


Calories: 61kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 406mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3247IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg

What’s your favorite ingredient in this colorful vegetable salad? Let me know in the comments below. I love reading your feedback!


    • rebbetzinunplugged Reply

      Hello Will! I’m so glad this recipe works for you. And, you can add or substitute any of your favorite vegetables. Wishing you and yours a healthy spring season!

  1. 5 stars
    Looks so fresh and pretty!
    Really like the idea of adding olive dip to a fresh salad!

    • rebbetzinunplugged Reply

      Hi Sonia! Yes, the freshness makes it a perfect accompaniment for the warmer seasons and the colors make it a show-stopper! Enjoy!

      • 5 stars
        Love the idea of adding the traders joe everything but the bagel .
        It gives it a crunch and a special taste!!!
        Your olive dip is such a hit for a shabbat dip.

        • rebbetzinunplugged Reply

          Hello there, Rochi! This is an especially tasty vegetable salad and I’m so glad that you also liked the olive dip for shabbos.

      • rebbetzinunplugged Reply

        Indeed it is, Vivi! This vegetable salad was such a hit.

  2. Chani Blizinsky Reply

    5 stars
    This recipe looks amazing and I’m excited because it’s easy to prepare and sounds delicious. I’m planning to make it part of my dinner tonight.

    • rebbetzinunplugged Reply

      Hi Chani! Thank you for letting me know. I’m glad that I can make dinner prep a little easier. Enjoy! xo

      • Stéphanie Reply

        5 stars
        Your salad is a ray of sunshine in our plates to welcome spring.
        I love it with Tahin!

        • rebbetzinunplugged Reply

          Hi Stéphanie! I’m so glad you think so. Thanks for sharing!

    • rebbetzinunplugged Reply

      Hello there, Leah! Coming from you, the queen of gorgeous and delicious salads, that is a huge compliment! Thank you, I’m so glad you like this recipe. xoxoxo

Write A Comment

Recipe Rating

Pin It