20 Best Summer Salads

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20 Best Summer Salads
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These 20 Best Summer Salads are sure to get you through the rest of the season with lots of flavor and put good use to the bounty of produce growing in your gardens.

Whether you are searching for a healthy summer salad recipe, making summer salads for a crowd at your next get-together or just trying to put dinner on the table without having to turn on your oven, we’ve got you covered with this round up of the 20 Best Summer Salads. 

We’ve searched the web to find you the tastiest main dish salads with grilled meat, summer salads with fruit, and one of my personal faves...salads with grilled fruit!    

Consider this your go-to post for all things summer salads 2018 and for many years to come!

20 Best Summer Salads

If you are searching for dinner for the fam or feeding a crowd around the grill, this Southwest Cobb Salad with smoky chipotle dressing is our favorite.

Houston's Grilled Chicken Salad made with greens and vegetables tossed in a honey-lime vinaigrette and topped with a delicious peanut sauce sounds amazing right? Well, it is! I’ve been craving this salad on repeat. 

Nothing says summer like berries and this Blackberry Balsamic Grilled Chicken Salad has plenty of them! 

20 Best Summer Salads

Is your typical summer green salad getting a bit boring? Then try this Four Ingredient Asian Chopped Salad with Hoisin Marinated Pork Kabab for a fresh and healthy dinner in a pinch. 

Grilled Peaches and Haloumi Salad? Yes, please! All day, every day. Our favorite stone fruit meets our favorite grillable cheese making for a really tasty pairing. 

20 Best Summer Salads

This Grilled Shrimp Salad would make for a wonderful night’s meal enjoyed al fresco.

Lemon chia seed dressing graces this Berry, Arugula and Quinoa Salad for a tangy and hearty dish that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser. 

20 Best Summer Salads

Have you ever had a classic Watermelon Salad with Feta? Well, this version is all fancied up with cucumbers and a poppyseed dressing and is just begging to be served at your next BBQ. 

There’s few things I love more than caprese salad. I can’t wait to give this Roasted Tomato and Burrata version a try! 

Have you ever heard of grilling lettuce? It's a thing. We grilled up hearts of romain for this Grilled Caesar Salad and we just may never go back.

20 Best Summer Salads

Chances are good that you can find me eating this Curried Chicken Salad made with Greek yogurt and a honey vinaigrette dressing at least 4 out of 7 days a week for lunch. I never get tired of it! 

I’m sad to say that I didn’t plant any zucchini this year, but I know I’ll be gleaning from the neighbors to make this Zucchini Avocado Salad with Garlic Herb Dressing and Roasted Chickpeas!

Perhaps you’re looking for a hearty steak salad? This Grilled Steak Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing would fit the bill perfectly. 

Do you have an abundance of herbs in your garden like I do? Whip up a batch of this herb vinaigrette and pour it all over this Grilled Curry Chicken Salad for a really bright and delicious flavor combo. 

Feta and strawberries together just make sense, as does this salad. It’s real good and pairs well with any grilled main dish. It’s the perfect summer salad for a crowd. 

20 Best Summer Salads

This Blackberry Chèvre Salad is one of my favorite ways to use our backyard bounty. The tart berries and creamy goat cheese are a match made in heaven. 

Maple bourbon dressing with grilled peaches? Seems like a no brainer. Sign me up!

20 Best Summer Salads

In the mood for a refreshing summer salad? This Tropical Kale Salad is our favorite way to pretend we are on vacation even when there’s no travel plans on the books. 

Last but not least, I’ve been dreaming of making a Fresh Tomato Panzanella Salad for months now and this one with added greens is at the top of my list!

So there you have it folks! Eat your heart out!