7 Easy Spring Salad Ideas

Seasonal recipes to help you take advantage of spring

The beauty of spring and its bounty is that very little has to be done to the ingredients — with just a little lemon, cheese, and olive oil, a great dish is born. Of course, getting creative with bright and fragrant herbs never hurts, nor does the addition of mascarpone or ricotta cheese. But as you explore farmers markets or the produce aisles of supermarkets, keep the simplicity of these ingredients in mind and try to find a way to celebrate just that.


You might even want to start with some of the ideas we came up with below.  

Warm Wild Mushroom Salad

For those cooler spring evenings, try this easy-to-make salad...

— Maryse Chevriere






Shaved Asparagus Salad with Parmesan and Lemon Dressing

This simple spring salad is the perfect accompaniment to grilled steak, chicken, or fish...

— Molly Aronica