Summer Salads

Whether you like to load your summer salads with nothing but veggies, a mix of fruits and veggies, or pile it high with protein, we have a summer salad recipe for every occasion. We've even got pasta salad recipes for all your summer potluck gatherings.

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Fresh Macaroni Salad

Lighten up classic pasta salad by opting for multigrain pasta, oodles of veggies and a low-calorie homemade yogurt dressing.

Thai-Inspired Beef and Cucumber Salad

Top this beef and veggie salad with fresh mint and, for heat-lovers, serrano pepper rings.

Zucchini, Summer Squash and Chicken Salad

Cousa squash is a tender summer squash that looks like a short, fat zucchini with pale green skin. It has a slightly sweeter flavor than zucchini. If you can't find it, simply omit or increase the amount of zucchini or yellow squash, if you like.

Cast Iron Fried Green Tomatoes

This southern classic is a perfect fit for your cast iron skillet.

The Surprising Ingredient Your Salad Has Been Missing

Grilled watermelon takes on a smoky, tomato-like flavor that will give your salad a tasty twist. It pairs perfectly with peppery greens and nutty cheeses for a salty, sweet combo that will totally change up your go-to salad recipe!

Heirloom Tomato and Green Bean Salad

Why choose between a caprese salad, pasta, or a bean salad when you can have all three in one easy, breezy, 30-minute package?
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More Summer Salads

Peachy Rice Salad

A spicy pepper jelly vinaigrette provides lovely contrast to the sweet peaches and blueberries in this summery rice salad recipe. Try this side dish with either long grain rice or Carolina Gold rice.

Bacon-Corn-Tomato Salad

All the best summer ingredients play a role in this salad. Fresh tomatoes and sweet corn, of course, but we also added bacon to make it even better.

Greek Spinach - Tortellini Salad

This is a fantastic recipe with great flavors, thanks to the fresh lemon and aromatic herbs. You'll love this quick and easy Greek salad.