24 Summer Salads You Can Whip Up in 20 Minutes or Less
Are we crazy for saying we’re already feeling a little burgered-out? If you, like us, are craving something light and refreshing, look no further than these 20 summer salads you can make in less time than an episode of Friends.
Crunchy Asian Ramen Noodle Salad
Sweet, tangy and crispy, this potluck favorite is tossed with a simple sesame vinaigrette and loaded with healthy veggies.
MEDITERRANEAN-STYLE GRILLED ZUCCHINI SALAD
We know it’s an extra step, but trust us— throwing your vegetables on the grill or an indoor griddle to get them nice and charred is totally worth it.
BURRATA ARUGULA BERRY SALAD RECIPE
A light citrus and olive oil dressing is all you need to finish this beauty off.
The Best Sesame Soy Broccoli Salad
Made with craisins for sweetness, sliced almonds for crunch and a tangy soy sauce and rice vinegar dressing.
Shrimp, Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad
We’re in the mood for some Tex-Mex tonight. Don't skimp on the avocado.
Cantaloupe and Mozzarella Caprese Salad
This classic twist on a caprese salad subs cantaloupe for tomatoes. Great balls of melon.
Zucchini Salad with Lemon and Parmesan
Finish with a little more cheese and you’ve got a meal that’s easier (and tastier) than a bowl of pasta.
Greek Wedge Salad
A lightened up version of a classic. Because sometimes we don’t need all of that bacon and blue cheese.
Fig, Prosciutto and Burrata Cheese Salad
It’s practically no-cook, feeds a crowd and won’t wilt when you set it out in the summer heat. That's what we call a triple threat.
Watermelon Salad with Almonds and Dill
It’s true: No barbecue, picnic or potluck is complete without some watermelon.
Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Chèvre Ranch
The cheese is whirled into an irresistibly tangy dressing and crumbled on top, a win-win.
Prosciutto and Fig Salad Board
Forget the bowl, serve this salad on a big cutting board so that you can see (and access) all the gorgeous toppings.
Indian Salad Bowl with Crunchy Chickpeas
We guarantee a fully satisfied palate and belly. And did we mention it’s packed with wrinkle-eliminating nutrients?
Tomato Salad with Grilled Halloumi and Herbs
Aka the best way to show off your farmers market haul. You’ll definitely want to go steady with this guy all summer long.
Keto Steak and Blue Cheese Salad for One
It works fabulously with leftover steak and fixings from the salad bar. Plus it’s on your diet.
Joanna Gaines’s Peach Caprese Salad
Our favorite interior designer has done it again with this beauty that comes together in just ten minutes.
Sweet Corn, Tomato and Zucchini Grain Salad with Peach-Dijon Vinaigrette
When fruits and vegetables collide, they create this masterpiece worthy of the ’Gram.
SUMMER SALAD WITH MANGO, CUCUMBER, AVOCADO, AND CURRY VINAIGRETTE
Allergies? No worries. This guy is gluten-free, soy-free and tree nut-free. We’re totally serious.
ARUGULA and NECTARINE SALAD
The colors and flavors will definitely brighten up your day (and menu). Feel free to go heavy on the fresh basil dressing.
very berry dream salad with chili mango and peanut vinaigrette
Just add berries, greens, grains, sprouts, nuts and chia seeds into a bowl and toss. It's as simple as that.
shaved celery and fennel salad
Long gone are the days of dipping celery into ranch. You’ve never used the underrated veggie like this before.
CREAMY BROCCOLI SALAD
You can’t go wrong with cheese, cashews, onion and dried cranberries tossed in a velvety dressing.
KALE COBB SALAD
You didn’t think we would leave out a Cobb did you? Enter: This tasty upgrade on the original.