Summer calls for easy, fresh and delicious salads that take advantage of the beautiful bounty the season has to offer. This round up of 15+ Delicious Summer Salads recipes will be the perfect go-to list for all your summer picnics and parties!
15+ Delicious Summer Salads for all your Summer Parties
Need some inspiration for all your summer picnics and parties? Do you have a garden full of beautiful veggies that are just waiting to be added to a tasty salad? I’ve gotcha covered with a round-up of delcious and super easy salads that are guaranteed to please family and friends all season long!
1. Gram’s Easy Macaroni Salad
No summer picnic or BBQ is complete without traditional macaroni salad. And Gram’s Easy Macaroni Salad is always a crowd pleaser!
2. Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad
This Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad is an old favorite that’s perfect as a side or as your main meal! It’s a satisfying pasta salad that’s packed with chicken and fresh veggies all in a creamy pesto dressing.
3. Zesty Grilled Steak Salad with Corn and Strawberries
This Zesty Grilled Steak Salad with Corn and Strawberries is a sweet and savory salad that’s guaranteed to please everyone at the table! So simple to whip up too!
4. Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad
This Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad tossed in a tangy mustard vinaigrette is my new go-to salad! It’s so satisfying and simple to make!
5. Grilled Asparagus Salad
This Grilled Asparagus Salad is a simple summer salad that makes for a perfect side for anything you grill up this summer!
6. Italian Chopped Salad
This Italian Chopped Salad is the perfect recipe for a crowd. It works for lunch or dinner and is loaded with meat and cheese, crunchy romaine and other veggies, all tossed in a light vinaigrette!
7. Lemony Orzo Pasta Salad with Shrimp
This light Lemony Orzo Pasta Salad with Shrimp works well for lunch, dinner or meal prep for the week.
8. Tortellini, Roasted Tomato and Salami Salad
This Tortellini, Roasted Tomato and Salami Salad is a great way to showcase those beautiful summer tomatoes!
9. Watermelon, Feta and Couscous Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
A refreshing summer salad, this Watermelon, Feta and Couscous Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette is packed with sweet summer watermelon, peppery arugula and salty feta cheese that makes for one delicious salad!
10. Mexican Street Corn Quinoa Salad
This Mexican Street Corn Quinoa Salad is a zesty, healthy, protein packed salad that’s perfect for your next summer party!
11. Salmon Niçoise Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette
Packed with a delicious list of healthy ingredients, this Salmon Niçoise Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette eats like a meal!
12. Farro Caprese Salad with Shrimp
This simple Farro Caprese Salad with Shrimp is a zesty, hearty spin on the classic caprese salad.
13. Chicken Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing
This Chicken Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing is like a jewel in the middle of winter. It’s savory with just a hint of sweetness that will tickle your taste buds this winter, right on through spring and straight into summer!
14. Spicy Sweet Potato Salad
This Spicy Sweet Potato Salad is a mayo-less salad that’s a delicious option for the warmer weather! The sweet and spicy flavors are sure to tickle your taste buds!
15. Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
A spin on the classic spinach salad, this Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing is a flavor-packed salad that’s perfect for your next summer BBQ!
16. Greek Chickpea Salad with Green Goddess Dressing
This Greek Chickpea Salad with Green Goddess Dressing is a healthy, satisfying meal in a bowl. It’s protein-packed, vegetarian and super easy and flavorful!
17. Peach Corn Caprese Couscous Salad
This Peach Corn Caprese Couscous Salad is an easy, refreshing summer favorite!
18. Curried Chicken Salad
This Curried Chicken Salad is a mix of sweet and spicy flavors! So easy and so delicious!
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