Summer salad recipes are the perfect way to enjoy the warm weather while getting some nutritious food in your belly.
This roundup includes recipes for all kinds of salads, from easy options that anyone can make, to more elaborate creations with unique flavors.
No matter what kind of salad you’re in the mood for, you’re sure to find a recipe here that will satisfy your taste buds.
So why not give one of these recipes a try today? You may just discover a new favorite dish!
As the temperatures start to rise outside, we are doing everything we can to avoid turning on the oven and heating up our home.
This means we are doing a lot of no-bake meals and using our grill as often as possible.
If you’re tired of the usual hamburgers and hot dogs, you can do something a little different or make a fantastic summer side dish for your next cookout.
Summer Salad Recipes
These summer salads are delicious and so easy to make!
They’re the perfect light lunch or a side dish that can help shake up your menu.
Here are 20 easy and delicious summer salad recipes you’ve got to try out.
Grilled Summer Salad
This easy foil packet meal uses fresh summer veggies and a delicious lime vinaigrette for a delicious and light meal.
Watermelon, Feta, and Black Olive Salad
A light and refreshing salad with a tangy dressing, this salad is perfect for the summer season.
Loaded Summer Salad with Blueberry Balsamic Dressing
You can put together this salad in just 15 minutes! Summer produce is the star of the show in this easy and tasty salad recipe.
Easy Mojito Fruit Salad Recipe
This refreshing mojito fruit salad combines lime and mint for a fun and festive summer salad.
Watermelon Feta Salad
Feta cheese, sweet watermelon, and mint combine to make a yummy salad that is Mediterranean-inspired!
Summertime's Best Bacon Ranch Layered Salad
This salad has layers of ranch dressing, veggies, and bacon with the right amount of cheese for a decadent side dish for any barbecue.
An Instant Pot Chicken Salad with Strawberries, Feta, & Pecans is just what you are looking for if you are expecting guests. Or just decided to surprise your family with a tasty summer dish.
Spinach Salad - a Costco Copycat recipe!
This versatile salad recipe is one you can enjoy even after the summer months are gone! With homemade croutons and an out-of-this-world dressing, you will want seconds and even thirds.
Greek Pasta Salad, a Simple Summer Side
This crowd-pleasing summer side dish is great
for picnics and cookouts and is so simple to put together.
Berry Salad Recipe with Raspberry Vinaigrette
A fun dessert or a healthy side dish, this berry salad is perfect for hot summer days.
Mexican Corn Salad
If you love the flavors of Elote Mexican Street Corn, you will love this fun take on it with this tasty corn salad.
Steak Thai Summer Salad
In under an hour, you can have this hearty salad ready to serve! You only need a handful of ingredients, and it can easily be stretched and doubled to feed a crowd.
Summer Avocado Caprese Salad
If you love the taste of avocados, you will love this healthy salad recipe that is great for easy jarred lunches.
Summer Fruit Salad with Cinnamon-Honey Syrup Recipe
Combine fresh watermelon and berries with this
sweet cinnamon-honey syrup for an unbeatable fruit salad.
Summer Salad with Grilled Shrimp
Adding the grilled shrimp with bright flavors such as raspberries, avocados, and salty cheese takes this salad recipe to the next level.
Strawberry Spinach Salad
This summer salad recipe is amazing and is light and healthy too.
Vegan Apricot Almond Salad Recipe
A vegan salad recipe that can also serve as a
main dish, this substantial salad is perfect!
Honey Lime Fruit Salad Recipe
Seasonal fruit tossed in fresh lime and honey
dressing makes for a tasty and crowd-pleasing summer recipe.
Bacon Broccoli Salad Recipe | Cold Summer Dish
A great cold summer dish for those hot days and will remind you of a classic deli salad.
Cucumber, Tomato & Avocado Salad
A fresh and simple salad recipe, this salad combines crunchy veggies with a flavorful and light dressing.
Salads are one of my favorite ways to show off seasonal fruit and vegetables in a fun and new way. You don’t need to do a whole lot to them to make a fantastic quick meal and light whenever you need it.
On warm days when you’d rather be outside, just toss these together or do a little grilling, and you have a fantastic feast just waiting for you to enjoy!
These easy and delicious summer salads have everything you need for a full meal, summer side, or a great addition to any potluck during the summer months.
With all of these delicious and healthy summer salad recipes to choose from, there’s no excuse not to have a great-looking, nutrient-packed side dish at your next potluck or outdoor gathering.
And don’t forget about packing them for lunch – they make the perfect meal on the go! What’s your favorite summer salad recipe?