Make salad recipes for summer with the abundance of summer fruits and vegetables that are so readily available.  These easy to make salad recipes  include bean salad recipe, vegetable salad recipe, tuna salad recipe, taco salad recipe, fruit salad recipes and pasta salad recipes.  Delight your family with these refreshing summery salad recipes.  You won't have to spend a lot of time in your kitchen or heat it up.  {{wink}} These recipes will give you tons of ideas on how to make regular salads spectacular.  {{knuckle bumps}}

Refreshing Summer Salad Recipes

The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 60 Watermelon Recipes with pictured tutorials if you’re looking for more fun snacks and treats.

Summer Salad Recipes

Watermelon Salad 1.  Shaved Jicama & Watermelon Salad ~ A super simple summer salad with thinly sliced watermelon and jicama drizzled with olive oil and chipotle powder. Summer Salad Recipe 2.  Antipasto Pasta Salad ~ This antipasto salad makes a wonderful side addition to your next bbq.  Tri-color pasta is combined with olives, mozzarella cheese, salami, cherry tomatoes and tossed with a balsamic vinegar and olive oil dressing. Watermelon Salad 3.  Watermelon & Feta Salad ~ A sweet with a slightly salty salad from the feta cheese.  It's fresh, delicious and perfect for a hot summer lunch or light dinner. Lemon Quinoa Cilantro Chickpea Salad 4.  Lemon Quinoa Cilantro Chickpea Salad ~ This recipe just looks delicious and healthy, which isn’t always easy!  Protein comes from the beans and quinoa, plus healthy fats from the avocados, and veggies from the spinach and tomatoes.  The dressing gives it the delicious flavor.

Summer Salad Recipes

5.  Mostly Not Potato Salad ~ Instead of the traditional heavy potato salad try this salad that combines potatoes, green beans, leeks, and celery, and cubed tofu for more protein.

Salad Recipes for Summer

Salad Recipes for Summer

6.  Pina Colada Salad ~ This salad sounds absolutely divine, especially the dressing.  Surprise the fam tonight and bring a taste of paradise to the table.  If you feel like it, go all out with some island themed decorations and leis for everyone to wear.

Summer Salad Recipe

7.  Vegan Aloha Salad with Tiki Tempeh ~ This healthy summer dinner looks so refreshing and delicious.  Full of fruit and topped with a homemade avocado pineapple dressing, this tasty salad has something to please even the pickiest of palettes. Mother's Day Dinner 8.  Apple-Pear Salad With Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing ~ This salad has the perfect blend of fruit with the apples, pears, and dried cranberries. The salty cashews also balance out the sweetness.

Summer Salad Recipes

9.  Triple-Berry Summer Salad ~ This colorful salad is bursting with flavor!  Berries, avocado, baby spinach, goat cheese, crunchy almonds are wonderful summer fruits that pair wonderfully with baby spinach.  Just drizzle on a strawberry balsamic vinaigrette.

Fruit Salad Recipes

Watermelon Salad

10.  Grilled Watermelon Salad ~ Sweet and salty salad with grilled watermelon in fun bite-sizes.

Fruit Salad Recipes

11.  Berrylicious Summer Salad ~ This wonderful refreshing fruit salad combines berries, walnuts, feta cheese and a homemade balsamic vinaigrette.

Fruit Salad Recipes

12.  Fruit Salad Cones ~  This is a fun and easy way to serve fruit salad at your next luncheon or party.  I have also seen really pretty versions of this being served in large waffle cones. Jello Salad 13.  Blueberry Cream Cheese Jello Salad ~ A delicious blend of blueberries and cream cheese make this the perfect accompaniment to a summer dinner. Jello Salad 14.  Creamy Raspberry Jello Salad ~ This is a great summer salad and oh so easy!  Simply blend canned pears, cream cheese, raspberry jello and cool whip. Jello Salad Recipe 15.  Orange Fluff Jello Salad ~ A delicious fruit salad that combines pudding, jello marshmallows, fruit and cool whip.  It’s a wonderful chilled salad perfect for the warmer months.

Tuna Salad Recipe

Tuna Salad Recipe

16.  Avocado Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps ~ This is a simple and classic tuna salad recipe, fresh, savory, healthy and low calorie.

Taco Salad Recipe

 17.  Taco Salad Bar ~ This crowd-pleaser is super easy to prepare and serve.  Let your guests help themselves while you sit back and marvel at how easy it was to put this all together.  A tray like this feeds about 6 people.

Bean Salad Recipe

Cowboy Caviar Recipe 18.  Cowboy Caviar Recipe ~ I make this Cowboy Caviar recipe every time I host an event. The mix of avocado, cilantro, lime and black beans is to die for.  It’s that good.   Enough said.

Bean Salad Recipe

19.  Corn and Bean Summer Salad ~ This delicious corn and bean salad pairs wonderfully with a barbecued meal.  It combines corn, edamame, and green beans.

Bean Salad Recipe

20.  5 Bean Salad ~ A vinegar based salad with five different beans, green beans, black beans, garbanzo beans, kidney beans and wax beans.

Vegetable Salad Recipes

Vegetable Salad Recipe

21.  Grilled Corn Summer Salad ~ If you love grilled corn then you will definitely want to make this salad.  It has squash, tomatoes, corn, flecks of basil and a tangy vinaigrette.

Vegetable Salad Recipe

 22.  Tomato, Basil & Cucumber Salad ~ Spend less time in the kitchen this summer with this delicious vegetable salad.  It's so simple to make and only requires chopping up fresh ingredients and tossing together.  It can't get any easier than that! Thanks Ladies! I just adore these ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

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