Fennel, roast lemon and tomato salad on a plate

Summer salad recipes

56 Recipes

Liven up your lunchbox, picnic or BBQ with fresh and vibrant summer salad recipes that guarantee soggy sandwiches will be a thing of the past.

Fennel, roast lemon & tomato salad

5

(2 ratings)

Combine roasted lemon with fronds of fennel, cherry tomatoes, pomegranate and herbs to make this colourful summer salad. It makes a perfect sharing dish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Epic summer salad

4.8

(5 ratings)

Perfect for BBQs and buffets, this is an assembly job of gorgeous ingredients – no cooking required. Serve it with lamb kebabs for an impressive summer feast...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Egg & parsley salad with watercress dressing

0

(0 ratings)

A picnic's not a picnic without a boiled egg or two. Serve them in a salad with parsley, shallots, our watercress dressing and a sprinkling of chilli salt...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted asparagus & pea salad

5

(2 ratings)

Whip up this quick and healthy asparagus, pea and egg salad and you'll get plenty of nutrients including vitamin C and iron, plus three of your 5-a-day...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roast new potatoes & radishes

5

(3 ratings)

Celebrate summer with this sharing salad of baby potatoes, radishes, toasted pumpkin seeds, spring onions, yogurt dressing and a scattering of chilli flakes
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Tomato, burrata & broad bean salad

4.5

(4 ratings)

Chop up tomatoes, toss with salt, top with creamy burrata and slather with a broad bean-flecked salsa verde to make this simple yet super-tasty salad
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Steak & aubergine salad

5

(5 ratings)

Rustle up this protein-packed salad in just 25 minutes. Made with sirloin steak, fried aubergine and feta in a zesty dressing, it makes a great summer dish
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Salted tomato salad

5

(2 ratings)

Season tomatoes for up to half an hour before serving to amplify their flavour. This salad with onion and basil works brilliantly with our cumin-crusted lamb
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican salmon salad

5

(1 rating)

Mix salmon, tortillas, lettuce, cherry tomatoes and sweetcorn to make this speedy supper for two. It's packed with nutrients including omega 3 and vitamin C...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Next level chicken Caesar salad

5

(3 ratings)

Toss lettuce, croutons and cheese in a punchy anchovy and garlic dressing for a traditional Caesar salad – plus griddled chicken to take the flavour up a notch...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

BBQ chorizo potato salad

4.5

(2 ratings)

Spruce up homemade potato salad with chorizo in this flavour-packed side dish that's a perfect accompaniment to a summer barbecue – great for serving a crowd...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Summer egg salad with basil & peas

5

(2 ratings)

Drizzle seasonal greens, new potatoes and eggs with a tangy, herby dressing to make this healthy vegetarian lunch or dinner, packed with iron, folate and fibre
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Seared beef salad with capers & mint

4.5

(4 ratings)

This quick and easy salad is drizzled with a tangy, herby dressing and topped with sliced fillet steak. Low in calories, it's a good source of iron and fibre...
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Crispy broccoli salad

5

(1 rating)

Broccoli lovers rejoice: this crispy salad serves up broccoli topped with a crispy, spicy coating. It's accompanied with mixed grains, mint and rocket...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bean, tomato & watercress salad

3

(1 rating)

Try this gluten-free, vegan salad with filling beans and fresh watercress for a quick, light meal. It has just four ingredients and three of your five-a-day
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salmon, samphire & charred cucumber salad

5

(3 ratings)

Evoke memories of the seaside by using seaweed flakes or nori sushi sheets to enhance this salmon dish, complemented by a smoky, cucumber and samphire salad
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Quick turkey couscous

0

(0 ratings)

A fresh, speedy couscous recipe for two, topped with pomegranate seeds and roast turkey slices. An ideal store cupboard supper you can plate up in minutes
  • 4 mins
  • Easy

Pages