Looking for delicious summer salads? Everything you want is right here. From green salads to pasta salads and everything in between, there are all kinds of amazing salads for summer!
All I want in summer is large bowls of different types of salads. On days that I’m really hungry, a cold bowl of pasta salad would make me super happy and on other days, I devour a plate of green salad especially with some tasty dressing. Here is a collection of all the summer salad recipes that you can make and enjoy!
Summer salad ideas and recipes
What I love the most about this Mediterranean salad is that it’s packed with so much flavor yet it’s so simple to make. Packed with all the delicious ingredients such as artichokes and red onion, this is the perfect side dish for any summer barbecue!
This couscous salad is a full meal on its own. Couscous takes about 10 minutes to make and you can make a big batch of this summer salad and enjoy it for a few days.
Shrimp lovers, this one’s for you! This shrimp and avocado salad is so good, I almost never want to share it with anyone else!
Chickpeas in salads are so good. They’re packed with nutrients and easily make a meal that’s light and filling. This chickpea salad is one of the easiest and most delicious salads out there!
One of the best ways to use up bulgur is to make tabouli salad. It’s so flavorful and it’s packed with fresh herbs which makes it perfect for summer.
Planning a party and looking for the easiest salad out there? This Greek salad is all you need. You can make this classic Greek salad in a few minutes with just a few ingredient and good block of feta!
The combination of veggies here screams perfection. Creamy avocados with crispy cucumbers work very well and with a drizzle of freshly squeezed lemon juice, this healthy summer salad recipe would be perfect for any day!
One of my absolute favorite ways to eat beans is this Turkish white bean salad. It’s so easy and tasty thanks to tomatoes and red onions!
I have this easy summer salad at least twice a week. The pita chips pieces make it so exciting and I love that sumac olive oil vinaigrette that’s tangy and so tasty!
Summer pasta salads
With olives and artichokes, this summer pasta salad brings all the tasty Mediterranean flavors to your table. Don’t forget to add a few juicy tomatoes!
This caprese pasta salad is so simple and is flavored with PESTO! It’s made with fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella pearls, perfect for hot summer days.
So creamy and so easy, this shrimp pasta salad is perfect for summer potlucks! The addition of pickles brings so much flavor to this pasta salad.
More flavorful salads for summer!
13) Salad Shirazi (Persian Cucumber Tomato Salad)
Salad Shirazi is a light and easy Persian salad that is a delicious alternative to the usual side dishes. It’s refreshing, healthy and very simple to make.
With a small Asian flair, this orange chicken salad is bursting with delicious flavors!
I’m talking about avocados stuffed with a delicious balsamic flavored lentil salad. This is a filling salad as well as a beautiful side dish for summer meals!
Use up all those beautiful and ripe summer fruit and vegetable and enjoy these summer salad. But make sure that you wash everything properly per FDA guidelines. They’re perfect for parties, gatherings and potlucks. You can try a new salad each day and I promise this list will keep growing. Let me know which salads you like better!