Simple Summer Salad Recipes

Summer is in full swing! When the temperature is at an all-time high, I barely want to turn on my oven or stand over a hot stove. So, summer salads are my go-to. I’ve rounded up a list of simple summer salad recipes for you to enjoy at the next cookout or for dinner during the week. 

Savory Summer Salad Recipes

Summer generally calls for lighter, no-fuss food. Savory salads can make a great addition to grilled meat, or it can be the star of the show and enjoyed as an entrée for lunch or dinner. 

Fried Goat Cheese Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette

fried goat cheese salad recipe
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Grilled Corn & Zucchini Salad

Simple Sumer Salad
Image by Big Delicious Life

Panzanella Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Cobb Salad with Cilantro Lime Marinated Shrimp

Simple Sumer Salad
Image by Razzle Dazzle Life

Fruity Summer Salads

Some people enjoy fruit in their salad, others think that’s a no-no. Below, you’ll find some all-fruit salads that make for a great side dish or dessert as well as savory salads that include fruit.

The Best Strawberry Spinach Salad Ever

Simple Summer Salad Recipes
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Best-of-Summer Fruit Salad

Summer Salad Recipes
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Ambrosia Salad

Summer Salad Recipes
Image by Grand Baby Cakes

Vegan/Vegetarian Summer Salad Recipes

No meat? No problem. These vegetarian salads are satisfying and tasty.

Easy Avocado Black Bean Corn Salad

Image by I Can You Can Vegan

Vegan Couscous Salad with Chickpeas

Simple Summer Salad Recipes
Image by Chenée Lewis

Summer Paleo Pasta Salad (Grain-Free, AIP, Dairy-Free)

simple summer salads
Image by Heal Me Delicious


simple summer salads

Shanelle grew up in South Florida and is a proud Gator! In 2009 she relocated to Dallas with her college sweetheart and now husband. She resides in Collin County with her husband, elementary school age kids (son and daughter), and a yellow Lab. Shanelle is an attorney, and practices social security disability law. She enjoys cooking, trying new restaurants, and hosting brunches with her brunch club. You can follow Shanelle's foodie adventures on her blog, Mochas and Mimosas , Instagram , and Facebook .


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