8 Fresh and Light Summer Salad Recipes (Slideshow)

Barbecue Steak Salad Recipe

cherryonmysundae.com

Adding grilled steak on top of a bed of greens is a great way to add flavor and protein to any light salad dish.

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Blueberry and Cucumber Salad Recipe

thebaremidriff.blogspot.com

Use two of summer favorites to make a fun and festive salad that is healthy and picnic ready.

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Cucumber and Onion Salad Recipe

dinner-mom.com

Cucumber and onions are great in this pickled salad with sesame seeds. Put it on top of grilled meats for some crunch and flavor.

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Pomegranate Molasses Salad Dressing Recipe

omgyummy.com

Pomegranate salad dressing is bright, fresh, and when poured over greens, makes everyone eat their vegetables. 

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Lemon-Garlic Pasta Salad Recipe

Kristie Collado

An easy way to lighten up pasta salad? Replace some of the pasta with ribbons of fresh carrot and asparagus. This bright, summery salad also features a homemade lemon-garlic viniagrette made with heart-healthy olive oil.

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Spicy Summer Fruit Salad Recipe

acalculatedwhisk.com

This recipe for a fruit salad is made with ripe strawberries, kiwi, and jicama mixed together in a spicy chili and citrus dressing.

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Summer Quinoa Salad Recipe

jaseyscrazydaisy.com

For a summer salad that is a little heartier, try this quinoa salad recipe with fresh vegetables and a tangy dressing. 

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New Greek Salad Recipe

divinecuisine.com

Update your traditional Greek salad with this fresh summer version.

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