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Summer salad recipes

67 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.

Squid, samphire & pea salad


(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


(12 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


(8 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


(1 rating)

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

Thai carrot & radish salad


(3 ratings)

An Asian-inspired side dish that's everything a salad should be- light, fresh, colourful and crunchy
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Curried chicken & mango salad


(27 ratings)

This lightly-spiced, fruity salad is a modern take on Coronation chicken - a low calorie-lunch for two
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Courgette, feta & mint salad


(11 ratings)

Four ingredients and ten minutes is all you need to make this stunningly simple Med-style green salad
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Zingy courgette & spinach salad


(13 ratings)

This delicious side dish is simple but smart and will bring a touch of freshness to any main meal
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian


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