10 Spring Salads You’ll Actually Want to Eat

Get ready for swimsuit season in the most delicious way possible

10 Spring Salads You’ll Actually Want to Eat

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.

Tossed Fruit Salad

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

Top tender broiled leeks with grated hard-boiled eggs and a bit of Dijon vinaigrette for a simple warm side salad.

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Toss roasted cauliflower with a sweet maple vinaigrette; walnuts and pomegranate seeds add some crunch to the mix.

Grilled Flank Steak with Corn, Tomato, and Asparagus Salad

Marinate flank steak, normally a tough cut of meat, to add lots of flavor and tenderize for this simple chopped salad.

Baby Kale Salad with Fruit, Feta, and Walnuts

Baby kale is much more tender and easy to chew than the fully matured leaf; if you can’t find baby kale, thinly slice kale for this tasty salad.

Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad

Roasted tomatoes have a deeper, richer flavor than raw tomatoes, and this warm salad is the perfect meal for those still-chilly days of spring.

Bacon Broccoli Salad

A little bit of bacon and Cheddar make it hard for anyone to dislike vegetables in this picnic-perfect salad.

Warm Spinach Salad with Mushrooms and Prosciutto

Crispy prosciutto, sautéed mushrooms, and a healthy handful of blue cheese crumbles make you forget that this is actually a salad.

Spinach Salad with Za'atar, Dates, Almonds, and Fried Bread

A Middle Eastern-style salad that will wake up your taste buds with za’atar, a Middle Eastern spice blend normally made up of sumac, ground sesame seeds, thyme, and other herbs.

White Beans and Cherry Tomato Salad

Garlic and rosemary-infused olive oil dresses a simple salad of white beans and fresh cherry tomatoes that become more and more flavorful as the season progresses.