When the temps are heating up, sometimes a simple salad is the only meal I can muster in the kitchen. After all, who wants to turn on the oven when the sun is already baking outside? The good news is that salads needn’t be boring. Take a peek at six of our favorite seasonal salad recipes below, including one you can even hit the drive-thru for!:
1. Heirloom Tomato Summer Salad
Simple tomatoes are elevated with the most basic of ingredients: basil, thyme, olive oil and peppercorn! Add some romano cheese for an indulgent delight.
2. BLT Panzanella Salad
Panzanella is my favorite summer treat, and this BLT version is a fun spin on a traditional dish.
3. Wendy’s Berry Almond Chicken Salad
The perfect mix of savory and sweet, fresh berries and roasted almonds dress up this chicken salad with a tangy raspberry vinaigrette.
4. Broiled Summer Salad
Packed with a variety of summer veggies, this broiled treat pairs perfectly with Italian seasoning and a splash of Balsamic vinegar.
5. Grilled Peach and Mozzarella Salad
Surprisingly indulgent, grilled peach and mozzarella salad looks as pretty as it tastes – the perfect summer appetizer for parties and entertaining.
6. Caprese Salad
A summer staple, Caprese salad is one of the easiest to prepare with tomatoes and mozzarella taking center stage. Healthy and delicious!
Happy summer, friends!