test-15 Fresh, Healthy Salad Recipes to Enjoy This Summer
15 Fresh, Healthy Salad Recipes to Enjoy This Summer
Jenessa M. • July 20, 2015

Fresh ingredients, bright colors, interesting flavor combinations… salads are perfect for summer meals! They’re great to pair with soup or sandwiches, and are usually packed with nutrients. Vegetables fresh from the garden can take the flavor of a salad to the next level.

We all need a bit of recipe inspiration every once in a while, so here are a few unique, delicious and fun salad recipes. Some require just a bit of cooking, and most links include a homemade dressing recipe. Customize these recipes to your family’s favorite tastes, and put something new on the table!


1Greek Salad - Cooking Classy

Key Ingredients: cucumber, olive, red onion

 greek salad recipe


2Balsamic Green Bean Salad - The Garden Grazer

Key Ingredients: green beans, cherry tomatoes, balsamic vinegar

 balsamic green bean summer salad recipe


3Fresh Corn, Tomato and Mozzarella Salad - The Slow Roasted Italian

Key Ingredients: grape tomatoes, corn, mozzarella, basil

fresh corn summer salad


4Middle Eastern Fresh Fava Bean Salad - Better Homes and Gardens

Key Ingredients: fava beans, cucumber, parsley

 fava bean salad


5Autumn Chopped Salad - Iowa Girl Eats

Key Ingredients: bacon, pear, apple, cranberries

 autumn chopped salad


6Asian Chicken Salad - Swanson Healthy Recipes

Key Ingredients: cabbage, chicken, ginger, sesame seeds

asian chicken salad


7Honey Sesame Broccoli Salad - Worth Cooking

Key Ingredients: broccoli, coconut aminos, sesame seeds

 honey sesame broccoli salad recipe


8Moroccan Roasted Sweet Potato Salad - The Hungry Hounds

Key Ingredients: sweet potato, paprika, pomegranate

moroccan roasted sweet potato salad


9Summer Corn and Blueberry Salad - A Healthy Life For Me

Key Ingredients: corn, blueberries, cucumber, jalapeños

summer corn blueberry salad


10Quinoa Salad with Spinach, Strawberries and Blueberries - Julia's Album

Key Ingredients: quinoa, mandarin oranges, strawberries, blueberries

 quinoa berry summer salad


11Rainbow Chicken Salad with Almond Honey Mustard Dressing - Pinch of Yum

Key Ingredients: chicken, grapes, almond butter

chicken grape salad with almond butter dressing


12Shrimp, Asparagus and Zucchini Orzo Salad - Damn Delicious

Key Ingredients: orzo, shrimp, asparagus

shrimp asparagus orzo summer salad


13Thai Green Mango Salad - Food For My Family

Key Ingredients: mango, bean sprouts, red pepper

 thai green mango salad


14Roasted Beet Salad - Cooking and Beer

Key Ingredients: beets, orange juice, goat cheese

roasted beet salad


15Sun-Dried Tomato Caesar Salad - Cookie and Kate

Key Ingredients: sun-dried tomatoes, parmesan, rustic bread

 sun dried tomato caesar salad recipe


What is your go-to Summer Salad Recipe?