8 Fresh And Light Summer Salad Recipes (Slideshow)

Barbecue Steak Salad Recipe

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Update your traditional Greek salad with this fresh summer version.

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