It’s summertime and that means we are eating as much fresh summer produce as possible. That’s why we decided to round up a bunch of delicious summer salad recipes!
It’s easy to get into a rut when making salads, but you don’t need to! There are so many different variations and flavor combinations that you could make one a day for the entire summer and never run out of ideas. Here are some to get you started.
Delicious Summer Salad Recipes
Whether you like green salads, pasta salads, potato salads, or any other kind of salad, you’ll find some great options below that you simply must check out!
A classic German recipe handed down through the generations. This one is served warm (although cold leftovers are delicious too!).
ROASTED BEET AND GOAT CHEESE SALAD From Mixin Mamas
This roasted beet and goat cheese salad is perfect to serve as a side or your main dish. It’s light and fresh and packed with flavor.
Pineapple and cucumber come together in a balance of flavors that you’re going to love!
Cucumbers and tomatoes go together like peanut butter and jelly.
Strawberries and shrimp? It might seem like an unusual combination but this salad is as good to eat as it is pretty!
Adding grains such as quinoa to a salad takes them to the next level and makes them hearty and filling.
This Asian Cabbage Salad is a great change from the usual. The warm spicy peanut dressing really takes it to the next level.
Is it salad or is it dessert? Either way it’s scrumptious!
Light and refreshing, this fruit salad is just the thing to serve on a hot summer day.
Nothing says “summer picnic” like potato salad. Fresh herbs add a lot of flavor to this creamy red potato salad. It comes together in just a few minutes.
Make some extra grilled corn next time and save the leftovers for this delicious salad.
The mozzarella and tomatoes in a caprese salad are a classic. This pasta variation on it is perfect for potlucks and picnics.
The natural sweetness of roasted fennel and red onion add subtle depth to this beautiful and delicious salad. The addition of preserved lemon rind adds an unexpected pop of flavor to the dressing.
Make the most of summer produce with this peach and blueberry salad.
If you love Mexican street corn, you’re going to love this street corn-inspired salad. It’s a must-try!
Orzo is another great addition to salads that many people overlook. Swap out the shrimp for chicken if you’d like.
This farm-fresh Greek steak salad recipe has our mouths watering every time we think of it! It’s a perfect main dish salad to have for summer meals.
The tofu soaks up the balsamic and fruit flavoring add to the depth of this salad recipe.
Take your basic tuna salad and turn it into a main dish with the addition of pasta.
Love BLTs but not in the mood for a sandwich? Try this yummy salad.
An ambrosia fruit salad is light and sweet!
Skip the takeout and make yourself this chicken fajita salad. It’s a meal in a bowl.
Cobb salad is a classic filled with so many different flavors!
Wedge salads are another classic that make for a delightful side at a dinner party.
Aren’t these amazing ideas for summer salads? Which one will you try first?