October 26, 2016

7 Salad Recipes For This Summer

1. Easy Summer Salad with Fresh Herbs, Peaches, and Corn


With heirloom tomatoes, peaches, and herbs like basil and fresh mint, this salad is a refreshing burst of seasonal colors and flavors. The easily accessible ingredients and the minimum assembly time is sure to make this summer salad a regular on your menu.

2. Pomegranate Summer Salad


Tossed with a creamy, sweet, and slightly tart salad dressing, this pomegranate-studded summer salad has a Greek touch to it. Fried cheese, nuts, and mushrooms add great texture and crunch.

3. Spanish Ham Salad with Melons and Figs


Fresh, tasty, and gorgeous, this summer salad combines black mission figs, Charentais melon and Spanish ham. Sprinkle some basil leaves and drizzle a couple tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil to serve this energizing salad.

4. Polish Summer Soba Salad


Japanese soba noodles are made from buckwheat. In this inventive summer salad, soba noodles are combined with celery-seed-dusted roasted beets, scallion greens, English cucumbers, and roasted walnuts. Cooked white beans add more nutritional value while ensuring that the salad is a satisfying meal by itself.

5. Spicy Cabbage Slaw

Spicy Cabbage Slaw

Habanero peppers can be used to spice up this tasty salad of finely shredded Savoy cabbages, grated carrots, and thinly sliced red onions. Jalapeño peppers are the best option for a milder version.

6. Grilled Cheese Curd Panzanella

Grilled Cheese Curd Panzanella

Heirloom tomatoes flavored with garlic and basil, crunchy bread cubes, and grilled cheese curds combine to form a stunning salad.

7. Salsa-meets-Salad


Avocados, cherry tomatoes, English cucumbers, red peppers, and fresh cilantro are marinated overnight in lime juice along with black beans and cooked corn.  Great for weight loss, this salad has plenty of fiber and protein. A serving of this salad is less than 300 calories.

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