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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
15. Easy Tropical Fruit Salad Recipe
This light and delicious fruit salad has a tasty honey lime dressing for a refreshing summer salad.
16. Grilled Chicken Salad
The combination of yummy chicken, vegetables and the best dressing make a great salad.
17. Strawberry spinach salad
You only need 6 ingredients for this fresh Spinach Salad with strawberries and more.
18. Chick-Fil-A Spicy Southwest Salad
Enjoy a delicious copycat version of Chick-Fil-A’s Southwest Salad easily at home.
19. Crock Pot Santa fe Chicken Salad
Let the slow cooker do all of the work in this flavor packed chicken salad.
20. Greek Pasta Salad Recipe
Lots of veggies and pasta in this salad combine for so much Greek flavor and it is delicious.
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.
22. Easy pasta salad
If you need a budget friendly option, this is a delicious pasta salad that is perfect for a crowd.
23. Creamy Greek Salad
Each bite is so creamy and tasty with red onion, juicy tomatoes and more veggies coated in the best dressing.
24. Snicker Apple Salad
Everyone will love the sweet combination of snickers candy, apples and more in this fruit salad.
25. Creamy Cucumber Tomato Salad
The creamy dressing combined with cucumber and tomatoes is light and delicious for Summer.
26. Easy Macaroni Salad Recipe
Whip up this quick and easy Macaroni Salad for a crowd pleasing dish at any potluck.
27. Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe
Bacon makes everything better and this pasta salad does not disappoint.
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.
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.
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.
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.
32. Doritos Taco Salad
Hearty Beef, veggies and crushed Doritos make this salad so amazing. It is tangy and delicious.
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.
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.
Find more delicious salad ideas:
- Classic Italian Pasta Salad Recipe
- Easy Pasta Salad Recipe
- Easy Ramen Noodle Salad Recipe
- Creamy Broccoli Salad Recipe