Summer is a great time to take advantage of all of the garden-fresh fruits and vegetables of the season. Mix things up with with creative combinations and homemade dressings. Whether you prefer an Asian spin or a grilled salad, here’s a bright group of salad recipes to get you started.
Spinach Salad 1 of 8This spinach salad with chicken, avocado, goat cheese and pine nuts feels so fresh and summery. The dijon vinaigrette gives it a tangy twist.
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Grilled Panzanella Salad 2 of 8A grilled panzanella salad would be an amazing way to get in your veggies and would make for a great main dish at your next party. Loads of colorful peppers, cucumbers, and plenty of fresh herbs make an appearance.
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Grilled Peach Salad 3 of 8Grilled peaches are center stage in this grilled peach salad with buffalo mozzarella and arugula. If you need an incentive, the dressing has creme fraiche in it. Done.
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Ratatouille and Barley Salad 4 of 8For a warmer salad, this ratatouille and barley salad gets dressed up with a healthy dose of parmesan and lots of chopped tomatoes. Flavor gets taken up a notch with tons of herbs, zucchini, and lots of garlic.
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Tarragon Bean Salad 5 of 8This tarragon bean salad is crispy and crunchy. The tarragon mixes with the red onion and almonds to make quite a punchy salad.
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Puy Lentils 6 of 8Puy lentils mix and mingle with strawberries, rhubarb, and asparagus. Feta cheese and maple syrup get tossed in for extra flavor.
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Crunchy Asian Salad 7 of 8This crunchy asian salad combines the crunchiness of peanuts with energy-packed edamame and chilled chicken. The slaw consists of napa and red cabbage, carrots, cilantro, cucumber, and scallions. Dress it up with cilantro-lime dressing and thai-style peanut sauce.
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Berry Almond Chicken Salad 8 of 8This berry almond chicken salad is a fast and flavorful lunch. Love the crunchy almonds and summer strawberries.
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