If the start of spring has you in a panic about what will eventually become swimsuit season, you’re not alone. But you also don’t have to be subjected to endless days of boring salads with flavorless dressings. Find some salad inspiration here.
Spring means lots of fresh produce arriving at farmers markets and grocery stores, which makes it the perfect choice for this week’s SWAT (Sharing With A Theme).
We put the Culinary Content Network to the test to come up with wonderful salads to celebrate the season, and here are some of the highlights:
All of the recipes featured can be made at home for about $20 or less, excluding the cost of small amounts of basic ingredients such as butter, oil, flour, sugar, salt, pepper, and other dried herbs and spices.
Tossed Fruit Salad
Sarah Flinn/Call Me Fudge
Mix sweet strawberries and apples with salty blue cheese and some lettuce and you’ve got a fruit salad you can eat for lunch.
Leeks Vinaigrette with Mimosa
Diane Balch/Simple Living and Eating
Top tender broiled leeks with grated hard-boiled eggs and a bit of Dijon vinaigrette for a simple warm side salad.
Julie Ruggirello is the Recipe Editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @TDMRecipeEditor.