Fennel, roast lemon and tomato salad on a plate

Summer salad recipes

78 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

4.25

(4 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

Quinoa, goat’s cheese & peach salad

4

(1 rating)

Make this tabbouleh-inspired quinoa, chard, goat's cheese and grilled peach salad as something different for lunch. It's full of textures and fresh flavours...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Green goddess chicken salad

3.5

(2 ratings)

Kick-start summer with a chicken salad that's bursting with colours and flavours, including basil, jalapeño and lime. It also boasts four of your five-a-day...
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Tomato & mozzarella salad with tomato dressing

0

(0 ratings)

Enjoy this super-quick tomato and mozzarella salad as a side dish, or add some sliced avocado for a filling lunch. Top with basil leaves and crushed crostini for extra flavour and texture
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salade niçoise

5

(1 rating)

Make salade niçoise your go-to salad for summer. With crunchy lettuce, ripe tomatoes, potatoes, tuna and soft-boiled eggs, it's full of flavour and texture...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Allotment salad

5

(1 rating)

Make the most of new season's asparagus and radishes in a vibrant salad with a French-style dressing. Great for a barbecue...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Epic summer salad

4.875

(24 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

Panzanella

5

(5 ratings)

Prepare your own version of one of Tuscany’s most famous dishes, panzanella. It's a good way to use up leftovers, as it's made with stale bread – simply toss with ripe tomatoes and an olive oil dressing...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Garden salmon salad

3.25

(4 ratings)

Choose a lighter lunch with this easy, no-cook salmon salad packed with courgettes, peas, pea shoots and radishes. It's healthy and takes just 15 minutes to prepare...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Salmon salad with sesame dressing

5

(5 ratings)

Get three of your 5-a-day, plus healthy omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin C, folate and fibre in this quick, easy and low-calorie salad
  • 23 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lentil salad with tahini dressing

4.583335

(12 ratings)

Pack four of your 5-a-day into each portion of this healthy lentil and sweet potato salad, which provides calcium, iron, folate, vitamin C and fibre.
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Egg & parsley salad with watercress dressing

4

(1 rating)

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

Quinoa salad with avocado mayo

3.625

(8 ratings)

Easy to put together and full of flavour, this healthy lunch option proides iron, folate, vitamin C and fibre. Make it vegetarian by leaving out the chicken
  • 28 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Miso broccoli, egg & quinoa salad

4

(3 ratings)

Pack a lunch that will power you through the afternoon with this healthy miso and lime-dressed salad with broccoli, peas, boiled egg and radishes. It's tasty and full of goodness...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Halloumi, carrot & orange salad

4.916665

(24 ratings)

Serve this halloumi, carrot, orange and watercress salad with a mustard and honey dressing for an easy lunch or starter. It takes just 20 minutes to make and delivers one of your 5-a-day
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted asparagus & pea salad

4.545455

(11 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

(10 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

Mint & basil griddled peach salad

3.555555

(9 ratings)

This vegan salad makes a healthy and filling meal, providing 4 of your 5-a-day. Enjoy hearty quinoa, creamy avocado and juicy griddled peaches
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Tomato, burrata & broad bean salad

4.375

(8 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

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