Find 33 Summer Salad Recipes that are quick and easy. These salads are refreshing and perfect for the warmer months when you want something light to eat.

Take a look at these yummy Summer Salad Recipes. 33 of the best easy summer salads for you to try this summer. Summer salads are light and tasty.

The Best Summer Salad Recipes

Salads are so light and refreshing in the summer. It’s the perfect meal when it’s hot outside and you don’t want to eat something heavy.

One of my favorite salads is strawberry spinach salad. Yum!

We have 33 delicious salads perfect for you to try this summer or spring. There is something for everyone and lots of delicious salads to choose from.

Take a look at these yummy Summer Salad Recipes. 33 of the best easy summer salads for you to try this summer. Summer salads are light and tasty.


33 of the Best Summer Salad Recipes

Cooking with vegetables that are still in season is a great way to save money. These summer salad recipes are delicious, healthy, and a great use of summer vegetables!

Here are 15 easy summer salads to make this season. I can’t wait to try a couple of new summer salad recipes. 

1. Orange Summer Salad

A fresh summer spinach salad that’s delicious and healthy! Plus, the salad looks so pretty with all the different colors. 

Berry Orange Spinach Salad with Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette
It's simply a great spring or summer salad that’s perfect as a meal for two or as a side dish for four.
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2. Red White and Blue Fruit Salad

I just love this red white and blue fruit salad. The recipe just screams 4th of July food! It is beautiful and you can throw it together in simply 5 minutes.

Red white and blue fruit salad
This easy Red white and blue fruit salad is so pretty and patriotic! It comes together in only 5 minutes and it’s so tasty! It’s perfect for Memorial Day or 4th of July!
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3. Classic Macaroni Salad

This macaroni salad is perfect for parties, potlucks, picnics, and of course a wonderful side dish for lunch or dinner. This is a great dish to make ahead of time.

Homemade Macaroni Salad!
A classic pasta salad recipe made with tender macaroni tossed with colorful veggies and eggs, and covered in a rich and creamy dressing.
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4. Strawberry Spinach Salad

This simple recipe is a celebration of summer’s bounty in the most spectacular salad you will ever eat. Lots of fresh strawberries and spinach make the salad refreshing and delicious with olive oil, vinegar and more.

Spinach strawberry salad
This spinach strawberry salad will rock your world! Combine fresh spinach, sweet berries, avocado, and candied nuts into the best salad ever.
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5. Cucumber Tomato Salad

This is simple but packed with flavor! It is our go to salad recipe for summer BBQs and perfect to feed a crowd. Everyone loves the recipe and it is tasty with Italian salad dressing.

Cucumber Tomato Salad recipe
One bite of this Cucumber Tomato Salad recipe and you’ll be hooked! This quick and easy salad recipe is the perfect summer side dish! It will be your new go-to for potlucks.
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6. Creamy Dilled Cucumber Salad

This salad could not be easier to make! This salad is loaded with fresh cucumber and topped with the best creamy dill sauce. 

Creamy Dilled Cucumber Salad
A cool and creamy cucumber and dill salad that is perfect for hot summer days!
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7. Summer Orzo Pasta Salad

Summer Orzo Pasta Salad is a great addition to any summer get together! The recipe is light but hearty enough to please a hungry crowd.

Summer Orzo Pasta Salad
Summer Orzo Pasta Salad is a great addition to any summer get together! This
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8. Cucumber Onion Salad

This salad is perfect for any BBQ, family gathering, or for a summer snack. We keep this in our fridge all the time when I can get cucumbers cheap!

Cucumber Onion Salad Recipe
This simple and inexpensive Cucumber Onion Salad Recipe is simply fabulous! The flavor is amazing but it is just so easy to prepare.
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9. Kale Salad with Warm Cranberry Vinaigrette

This healthy kale salad is topped with a warm cranberry almond vinaigrette and is a delicious summertime recipe. The dressing really takes this salad up a level.

Kale Salad
This fresh Kale Salad is easy to make and packed with flavor.
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10. Ultimate Greek Chopped Salad

You’ll keep going back to this delicious, chopped salad because it’s crisp, refreshing, and flavorful. Chopped salads are so popular and easy to make according to what your family likes. 

Greek Salad
A vegan Greek-style Chopped Salad recipe with chickpeas! 
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11. Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad + Mango Avocado Salsa

This has a dressing that doubles as a marinade! It’s easy to make and BIG on flavors!

Cilantro lime chicken salad
Cilantro lime chicken salad with a mango and avocado salsa! 
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12. Summer Sunshine Salad

This delicious salad is great for summer barbecues or even a quick lunch. It is light and refreshing and so easy to make.

Summer Sunshine Salad
With lots of fresh ingredients, this salad is delicious and easy to make.
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13. Southwestern Chopped Salad

This gorgeous, nutritious, delicious salad has burst of color making it the perfect salad with creamy avocado dressing. The recipe is always a crowd favorite.

Southwestern Chopped Salad
A fresh and flavorful Southwestern Chopped Salad recipe tossed in the most delicious creamy avocado cilantro-lime dressing! 
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14. Tomato, Cucumber & Feta Salad

This comes together quickly with just a handful of ingredients and is one of our favorite go-to salads for summer! The feta blends so well with this veggies in the salad.

Tomato Cucumber Feta Salad
This easy summer salad recipe comes together quickly. with just a handful of ingredients.
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15. Easy Tropical Fruit Salad Recipe

This light and delicious fruit salad has a tasty honey lime dressing for a refreshing summer salad.

Easy Tropical Fruit Salad Recipe
 It is the best fruit salad with an amazing honey lime glaze that will keep you coming back for more.
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16. Grilled Chicken Salad

The combination of yummy chicken, vegetables and the best dressing make a great salad.

Grilled Chicken Salad
Tender chicken, fresh veggies and a zesty homemade dressing combine for a great grilled chicken salad. This is the perfect Summer salad with tons of flavor.
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17. Strawberry spinach salad

You only need 6 ingredients for this fresh Spinach Salad with strawberries and more.

Strawberry spinach salad
Strawberry spinach salad has just 6 ingredients and makes the perfect lunch or dinner idea. Lots of fresh ingredients and delicious dressing make this salad amazing.
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18. Chick-Fil-A Spicy Southwest Salad 

Enjoy a delicious copycat version of Chick-Fil-A’s Southwest Salad easily at home.

Chick-Fil-A Spicy Southwest Salad
Chick-Fil-A Spicy Southwest Salad Recipe is full of flavor. This copycat version taste amazing and we now we can make it at home. This salad is the perfect weeknight meal.
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19. Crock Pot Santa fe Chicken Salad

Let the slow cooker do all of the work in this flavor packed chicken salad.

Crock Pot Santa fe Chicken Salad
Everything you need for a quick dinner is in this delicious Crock Pot Santa fe Chicken Salad recipe. Tons of tender chicken, black beans and corn combine for a hearty salad.
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20. Greek Pasta Salad Recipe 

Lots of veggies and pasta in this salad combine for so much Greek flavor and it is delicious.

Greek Pasta Salad
Greek Pasta Salad Recipe is so easy and very frugal to prepare. Tons of veggies and pasta with the best flavor make this pasta salad recipe a family favorite.
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21. Italian Pasta Salad

Give this recipe a try for potlucks, picnics and more for a delicious pasta salad packed with veggies and Italian dressing.

Italian Pasta Salad
It’s loaded with yummy veggies, pasta, Italian dressing and more. Italian Pasta Salad Recipe is easy to fix and budget friendly.
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22. Easy pasta salad 

If you need a budget friendly option, this is a delicious pasta salad that is perfect for a crowd.

Easy pasta salad
Easy pasta salad is perfect to feed a crowd on a budget. It’s full of fresh ingredients and delicious pasta for a great side dish option.
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23. Creamy Greek Salad

Each bite is so creamy and tasty with red onion, juicy tomatoes and more veggies coated in the best dressing.

Easy Greek Salad Recipe
Everyone will love this Easy Greek Salad Recipe full of veggies, feta and more. This creamy salad recipe is the perfect side dish or quick lunch sure to please the entire family.
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24. Snicker Apple Salad

Everyone will love the sweet combination of snickers candy, apples and more in this fruit salad.

Snicker Apple Salad 
Make this easy Snicker Apple Salad with hardly any effort at all but everyone will go crazy over this dish.  It is creamy and delicious and so easy with only 3 ingredients needed.
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25. Creamy Cucumber Tomato Salad

The creamy dressing combined with cucumber and tomatoes is light and delicious for Summer.

Creamy cucumber tomato salad
Creamy cucumber tomato salad is easy to make and so creamy. This is the perfect side dish and budget friendly. This creamy salad is packed with fresh ingredients and spices.
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26. Easy Macaroni Salad Recipe

Whip up this quick and easy Macaroni Salad for a crowd pleasing dish at any potluck.

 Easy Macaroni Salad Recipe
Every good BBQ needs the perfect side dish. This Easy Macaroni Salad Recipe is my go to dish to bring to potlucks, BBQ’s, parties and more. It is loaded with lots of delicious veggies, cheese and more!
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27. Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Bacon makes everything better and this pasta salad does not disappoint.

Bacon ranch pasta salad
This is delicious with tons of ranch flavor with bacon, cheese and more! Serve this at your next BBQ and be prepared for it to disappear.
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28. Cheesecake fruit salad

Cheesecake fruit salad has the best cheesecake mixture over fruit for a delightful salad. The sweet filling and marshmallows is so tasty with the strawberries and blueberries.

Cheesecake fruit salad
Cheesecake fruit salad has fresh berries, a decadent cheesecake blend and lots of marshmallows. This recipe comes together in just minutes for the best treat.
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29. Red White and Blue Cheesecake Salad

Make this patriotic salad for a festive treat for Memorial Day, July 4th and more. It is the perfect fruit salad for cookouts and potlucks.

Red White and Blue Cheesecake Salad
Creamy, delicious and easy to make this Red White and Blue Cheesecake Salad is the perfect recipe for all your patriotic plans.
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30. Creamy Broccoli Salad

The sweet and tasty combination of flavors come together in this broccoli salad for a refreshing summer dish. It is our favorite way to enjoy broccoli.

Broccoli Salad
This broccoli salad recipe combines all of the flavors you love, crunchy, sweet, and salty into one amazing salad
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31. Creamy Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad is so delicious and has a tangy and creamy dressing everyone will love. This salad is budget friendly and perfect for a crowd.

Creamy cucumber salad
Creamy cucumber salad is the perfect side dish for your next cookout. It is creamy, tangy and budget friendly.
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32. Doritos Taco Salad 

Hearty Beef, veggies and crushed Doritos make this salad so amazing. It is tangy and delicious.

Doritos Taco Salad 
Doritos Taco Salad is a family favorite recipe. It is loaded with ground beef, taco seasoning, Doritos and more. We love that it is topped with sweet and tangy Catalina dressing.
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33. Copycat Chick-Fil-A Fruit Cup

Save money and make this copycat fruit cup at home just like at Chick-Fil-A. It is so easy to make fruit cups.

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Fruit Cup
If you are a fan of fruit trays or fruit cups then you are going to love this Copycat Chick-Fil-A Fruit Cup Recipe. Easy to prepare and save money by making it at home.
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Take a look at these yummy Summer Salad Recipes. 33 of the best easy summer salads for you to try this summer. Summer salads are light and tasty.

Easy Summer salads

There is something so refreshing about a light salad in the summer when you need a quick meal. Whether it’s a grilled chicken salad or spinach topped with fruit and nuts, there is something for everyone.

There are so many delicious options. From shrimp salad and avocado salad to bean salad and corn salad, the ideas are truly endless.

We love to make fruit salad to take to potlucks and cookouts. You can’t go wrong with a salad and there is always something for everyone. My kids normally don’t like broccoli but love broccoli salads.

If you want something with meat, try chicken salad and maybe pea salad to balance out the meal.

There are so many great options. I’m sure you will love these delicious Summer salads.

The entire family will enjoy these recipes. Give them a try and let us know how everyone likes them.

We normally fix salads several times a week in the summer and everyone always enjoys it. There are so many tasty options for everyone and they are all easy to put together.

Take a look at these yummy Summer Salad Recipes. 33 of the best easy summer salads for you to try this summer. Summer salads are light and tasty.

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Take a look at these yummy Summer Salad Recipes. 33 of the best easy summer salads for you to try this summer. Summer salads are light and tasty.

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  1. Every thing looks so delicious. My mouth is watering and I’m so going to make lots of these recipes!