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19 Refreshing Summer Salad Recipes

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Summer is right around the corner, and that means barbecue season! Whether you’re searching for a healthy summer salad recipe, making summer salads for a crowd at your next outdoor gathering or just trying to put dinner on the table without having to turn on your oven, I’ve got you covered! No one wants to cook in suffocating heat, and you can make pretty much any kind of salad you could imagine. Here are 19 refreshing summer salad recipes for you to try!

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Healthy Summer Salads Featuring Fresh, Bright Seasonal Ingredients

Nothing is worse than the same old boring salad.  If you’re anything like me, you can eat healthy as long as it’s not boring. Sometimes I’ll double up with a refreshing summer salad for dinner and then have the same summer salad for lunch the next day.  It makes meal planning and prepping easy and helps me to spend less time in the kitchen.

This list of 19 healthy summer salad recipes will keep up with variety and give you a ton of summer salad ideas for a crowd or even just for dinner for two!

Here's 19 Refreshing Summer Salads to Try

Bring any one of these refreshing summer salads to your next outdoor gathering and you'll be bringing home an empty bowl!

Classic Waldorf Salad

This classic Waldorf Salad is full of fresh, crispy, apples, celery, grapes and walnuts with a creamy mayonnaise dressing served over a bed of lettuce. Serve it as a side dish or appetizer at Christmas or Thanksgiving. You can easily add chicken or turkey to make it a complete meal!

Get the recipe → Classic Waldorf Salad

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