25 Creamy and Dreamy Deli Salad Recipes

Deli salads are staples at Southern picnics and potlucks. Find your new favorite Southern potluck recipe below!

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com
25 Creamy and Dreamy Deli Salad Recipes

It's an undeniable fact that a cool and creamy helping of deli salad is always in season. This fantastic collection of 25 Creamy and Dreamy Deli Salad Recipes will help you find the perfect deli salad recipe for any occasion.

Whether you are looking for a Southern chicken salad recipe that you can serve at a baby shower, a tasty potato salad for a barbecue, or a simple deli salad that you can have on hand for lunches during the week, you will find a recipe to suit your needs below.  

No matter what type of deli salad you prefer, you'll find a delicious new recipe in our collection! These recipes are perfect for summer picnics, church suppers, casual potlucks, and any other occasion that calls for amazing food.

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Southern Coleslaw Recipes

Memphis-Style Southern Coleslaw

When it comes to coleslaw, no one is immune to the alluring combination of cabbage, carrots, and creamy dressing. These delicious deli salad recipe for Southern coleslaw are perfect for a summer cookout, picnic, or to pile on top of a pulled pork sandwich. 

Recipes for Southern Potato Salad

Country Roasted Red Potato Salad

Potato salad is a Southern institution, and these easy recipes will teach you all the ins and outs of making a traditional batch of Southern potato salad. Once you master these quintessential potato salad recipes, you can begin to make your own adjustments to find the potato salad that best suits your family's tastes and cravings.

Chicken Salad Recipes

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is a staple at most Southern functions, but there are a million different ways to make it. You can make a delicious savory chicken salad with celery and onion, or you can sweeten things up with nuts and grapes. If you're feeling really crazy, you can make a sweet and savory chicken salad recipe that combines all sorts of different flavors and ingredients! Once you find your favorite chicken salad recipe below, you will be tempted to always have some on hand for weekday lunches. 

Southern Macaroni Salad Recipes

Stress-Free Bacon Macaroni Salad

No deli salad collection would be complete without macaroni salad! In these recipes, you'll find everything from peas and tomatoes, to bacon and pancetta! These light and delicious recipes would make fantastic main courses or sides dish no matter the season.

Southern Recipes for Tuna and Egg Salad

Mamaw's Best Tuna Salad

When you think of deli salad sandwiches, the first recipes that come to mind are probably for tuna salad and egg salad. In the selection below, you'll find classic recipes as well new twists. Try one of these recipes for your upcoming summer picnic or potluck. You won't be disappointed!

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