There are few things more enjoyable than a light summer salad recipe. Here are 12 summer salad recipes to get you started!
I have been doing some serious planning in the backyard. In a few short weeks it will go from dirt to what I hope is an “oasis” I can retreat to. I am building in lots of space for entertaining and I can’t wait to have others over for barbecues, accompanied by one of these light summer salad recipes.
12 Delicious Summer Salad Recipes
Strawberry spinach salad is one of my all-time favorite summer dishes. I start enjoying it in the spring and don’t give it up until early fall. Yum!
Summer Berry Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette via Fit Mitten Kitchen
This mozzarella and melon salad is the perfect pairing. The mint adds just a bit of fresh too.
Mozzarella & Melon Fruit Salad via Tauni Everett
One of my favorite, favorite dishes at CPK is the barbecue chicken salad. This looks like a pretty close copy and I can’t wait to try it!
BBQ Chicken Salad via Damn Delicious
I haven’t ever tried mandarin oranges in my salad, but now that I’ve seen this recipe I can’t wait to try it!
Mandarin Orange & Strawberry Chicken Salad via The Happy Scraps
This dish includes the words berry and cheesecake. Sounds like a fat free salad to me. Nom nom nom.
Summer Berry Cheesecake Salad via The Slow Roasted Italian
Honey mustard is sort of my jam (remember this Honey Mustard Bacon Chicken dish?). Pair it with avocado and I am sold!
Honey Mustard Chicken, Avocado + Bacon Salad via Cafe Delites
This salad is one of the most popular posts on my site…It’s been pinned over 200,000 times. It also happens to be delicious.
Summer Tortellini Salad via Tauni Everett
This isn’t just ANY plain old fruit salad. Click over to see just what makes it special…
Cilantro lime shrimp? I have a feeling this salad will be making an appearance at a Taco Tuesday soon.
Cilantro Lime Shrimp Avocado Salad via Add a Pinch
Slaw, slaw yum! This fancy cabbage-based salad looks amazing!!!
Apple Cranberry Almond Coleslaw via Cooking Classy
Another cilantro lime recipe. This time it has mango. Adding this one to the must make list right away.
Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad with Mango Avocado Salsa via Cafe Delites
Apples and walnuts make for the perfect pair. This would be a great substitute for my traditional strawberry spinach.
Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad via Creme de la Crumb
I can’t wait to try all of these delicious summer salad recipes. Do you have a favorite?
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