Summer Salads (21 Recipes)


As the summer months are approaching, everyone wants something a little bit lighter. These salads are the perfect option! Or you could serve one of these salads when you’re doing your BBQ al fresco style! Either way, here is a collection of beautiful salads to choose from.


Shredded Kale Sprout and Baby Beet Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese

Shredded kale sprouts, red onion, pickled baby beets, walnuts and goat cheese with a balsamic vinaigrette. Flavors that all rock together!


Seared Salmon with Baby Kale Quinotto and Warm Roasted Cherry Tomato Salad

Seared Salmon with Baby Kale Quinotto and Warm Roasted Cherry Tomato Salad is "better-for-you" all the way around.


Brussels Sprout Salad with Bacon and Eggs

Not your standard salad, this Brussels Sprout Salad with Bacon and Eggs is a fresh take on the humble vegetable that packs plenty of flavors!


Chicken Pasta Salad with Spinach Buttermilk Dressing

Cool, creamy and tangy Chicken Pasta Salad with Spinach Buttermilk Dressing is a budget-friendly way to feed and please a crowd.


French Lentil Salad

French Lentil Salad is a lovely and delicious way to ring in spring!  With radishes, young green beans and baby lettuces, it's perfect for that first dinner on the patio!


Thai Beef Salad

Thai Beef Salad is a healthy low carb main course salad made with rare steak, lots of fresh herbs, and a tangy garlic ginger dressing!


Greek Vegetable Salad with Marinated Feta Cheese

This take on the traditional Greek salad has lots of chunky vegetables, a delicious dressing and marinated feta cheese!


Mexican Fajita Steak Salad

Mexican Steak Fajita Salad ~ a main course salad with tender steak, seared peppers and onions, homamde fajita seasoning, and homemade tortilla strips!


Quinoa and Kale Salad with Red Grapes, Walnuts and Honey – Lemon Dressing

Quinoa and Kale Salad w/ Red Grapes, Walnuts and Lemon Honey Dressing is the perfect make-ahead salad. It tastes as good on day 3 as when you first made it.


Shrimp Taco Salad

This is the best salad you’ll ever have!


Grilled Greek Chicken Salad

Grilled Chicken Greek Salad ~ if you love a great main course salad in the warmer months like I do, then this vibrant Greek salad topped with lean grilled chicken breast will win you over for sure. It's a light but totally satisfying main course sala...


Fully Loaded Wedge Salad

the Fully Loaded Wedge Salad is the Queen of salads ~ the salad even a salad hater can't resist, with hearts of iceberg lettuce piled high with goodies like bacon, eggs, croutons, black olives, creamy blue cheese dressing, and a few healthy veggies f...


Salade Nicoise

Salade Nicoise is like a culinary escape to sunny southern France on a plate!


Spring Salad with fennel and eggs

Spring Salad with Eggs and Creamy Tarragon Dressing with shaved asparagus, fennel, and radishes, crunchy pistachios, silky goat cheese, and jammy eggs.


Spring Potato Salad (Vegan, GF)

Packed with tender asparagus & baby peas as well as new potatoes & pea shoots, this Spring potato salad is the perfect dish to spring into the new season!


Chopped Israeli Pasta Salad

Israeli Pasta Salad is a mash-up of two of my favorite summer salads, it's packed with veggies and actually gets better after a day or two in the fridge!


Easy Chicken Caesar Salad with Crispy Garlic Pita Chips

Looking for a cafe quality Chicken Caesar Salad recipe you can make at home? You’re going to love this take on the cafe classic.


Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayonnaise

Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayonnaise is an unexpected delight --- everybody is going to beg for the recipe, and the mayo is made from scratch!


Caprese Pizza Pasta Salad

Caprese Pizza Pasta Salad is a cool and easy way to enjoy all the elements of pizza during summer without turning on your oven!


Chinese Chicken Salad

This Chinese Chicken Salad recipe is a healthy year round main course salad. It's colorful, satisfying, and insanely crunchy!


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