49 of Our Best Spring and Summer Salad Recipes for Leafy Grazing

These salads are cool, crisp, and perfect for warm weather

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It’s the time of the year when we want to skip the stove entirely and graze on big, cool, crunchy bowls of salad. That’s where our best spring and summer salad recipes come in. They feature all the best flavors of the season – crisp veggies, tender lettuces, tow-may-toesss – and, most importantly, are non-boring. Enjoy!

Best Spring and Summer Salad Recipes

Arugula and Peach Salad

Eat the Rainbow with This Colorful Swiss Chard Salad

Mango Salad with Crispy Shallots

Spinach Salad with Passion Fruit Dressing & Maple-Glazed Almonds

Celebrate the Peak of Tomato Season with this Un-Fussy Salad

Lentil Salad with Roasted Oranges and Radicchio

This Watermelon Salad with Jalapeño and Lime Hits the Juicy-Spicy-Sweet Trifecta

Three-Pea Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Asian Kale, Green Bean, and Tofu Salad

Grilled Pepper Salad with Black Beans and Avocado

Nectarine and Watercress Salad with Tarragon-Raspberry Dressing

Zucchini and Endive Salad with Broken Blackberry-Serrano Vinaigrette

Easy Spinach Salad with Tahini Salad Dressing

Baby Romaine Salad with Date Vinaigrette

Broccoli Slaw Salad with Five-Spice Tofu

Henne Garden Salad

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Strawberry Salad with Shaved Brussels Sprouts

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Tortilla Salad with Chipotle Vinaigrette

White Bean, Bulgur, and Nectarine Salad

Red Gem Salad with Green Curry Goddess and Crispy Lentils

Curried Quinoa Salad with Nectarines and Sugar Snap Peas

Vietnamese Noodle Salad with Chickpeas and Rainbow Carrots

Fresh and Roasted Radish Salad with Sunny Lemon-Ginger Dressing

Pineapple-Fennel Salad with Ginger-Sesame Dressing

All the Crunchies Are in This Fattoush Salad

Spinach Salad with Mochi Croutons

Butter Lettuce Salad with Radishes, Chives, and Toasted Hazelnuts

Heirloom Tomato and Nectarine Salad

Chinese-Style Shredded Vegetable and Tofu Salad

Freekeh and Lentil Salad with Artichokes and Preserved Lemon

Take This Sweet-Nutty Tofu Salad on Your Next Beach Picnic

Farro and Dinosaur Kale Salad with Coconut Milk Shallot Dressing

Try Out Broccoli Sprouts in This Salad with Matcha-Ginger Vinaigrette

Vegetarian Taco Salad with Chunky Pico Dressing

Summer Strawberry and Quinoa Salad

Red Cabbage Salad with Curried Seitan

Baked Tofu Salad with Broccoli and Pineapple

Japanese Cucumber and Wakame Salad

Tricolor Salad with Oranges, Olives & Kefir Herb Vinaigrette

Refreshing Quinoa Salad

Watercress, Avocado, and Tangerine Salad

Grill-Roasted Vegetables and Quinoa Salad

Cantaloupe-Arugula Salad

Grilled Caesar Salad Tartines

Mixed Green Salad with Nasturtium Vinaigrette

Minted Fava Bean Salad


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