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Summer salad recipes

38 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.

Bean, tomato & watercress salad

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(0 ratings)

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

(1 rating)

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

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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

Barley & bulghar chopped herb salad

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A healthy, fibre-rich grain salad that counts as 2 of your 5-a-day. Mint, dill and parsley, along with onions, garlic and cloves make this a winning side dish
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Watermelon & feta salad

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Serve this watermelon, feta and mint salad as a side dish at a barbecue or picnic. Bursting with fresh, summer flavours, it’s also two of your five-a-day...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Perfect Caesar salad

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(0 ratings)

The ultimate New York salad with crunchy croutons, anchovies, crisp gem lettuce and a thick garlicky dressing, this recipe comes from The Breslin's brilliant chef April Bloomfield...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Beetroot, feta & grain salad

4.375

(2 ratings)

Turn a pouch of cooked grains, plus three other ingredients, into an easy, vibrant vegetarian meal in just two minutes!
  • 2 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crunchy bulghar salad

3.75

(1 rating)

A vibrant summer salad with radishes, edamame beans, peppers, almonds and herbs, drizzled with a citrus dressing
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Watermelon & spinach super salad

5

(2 ratings)

Quinoa, toasted pumpkin seeds, feta and ripe watermelon make a fabulous and filling vegetarian supper that counts as 3 of your 5-a-day
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Minted melon, tomato & prosciutto salad

5

(4 ratings)

Quality produce makes this dish, Charentais melon, heirloom tomatoes and salty prosciutto marry beautifully. Ideal as a sharing platter starter for a summer dinner party
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Healthy salad Niçoise

4.25

(3 ratings)

French bistro classic, the tuna Niçoise, becomes healthier with extra lettuce and veg and low fat dressing
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Squid, samphire & pea salad

4

(2 ratings)

A seafood salad using dressed calamari rings and samphire, a green coastal plant that tastes of the ocean
  • 20 mins
  • More effort

Sweet potato salad

4.84375

(8 ratings)

This simple healthy salad of baked potato chunks makes a great alternative to mayonnaise-based versions
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Broad bean, pea & orzo salad

4.5

(4 ratings)

Serve rice-like pasta grains with peas and beans, basil and a soured cream and Parmesan dressing
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Summer potato salad

4

(1 rating)

Make the most of Jersey Royals in this fresh and crunchy side with buttermilk dressing, radishes and cress
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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