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Fennel, roast lemon and tomato salad on a plate

Summer salad recipes

87 Recipes

Liven up your lunchbox, picnic or BBQ with fresh and vibrant summer salad recipes that guarantee soggy sandwiches will be a thing of the past.

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  • Fennel, roast lemon & tomato salad served on a plate

    Fennel, roast lemon & tomato salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Combine roasted lemon with fronds of fennel, cherry tomatoes, pomegranate and herbs to make this colourful summer salad. It makes a perfect sharing dish

  • Roasted beetroot & raw honey salad served on a plate

    Roasted beetroot & raw honey salad

    A star rating of 0.3 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve up a fibre-rich lunch or side dish with this beetroot, feta and green lentil salad. Bursting with colour, it's full of flavour and nutrients

  • Quinoa, goat’s cheese & peach salad served on a plate

    Quinoa, goat’s cheese & peach salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Make this tabbouleh-inspired quinoa, chard, goat's cheese and grilled peach salad as something different for lunch. It's full of textures and fresh flavours

  • Green goddess chicken salad served on an oval serving plate

    Green goddess chicken salad

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    Kick-start summer with a chicken salad that's bursting with colours and flavours, including basil, jalapeño and lime. It also boasts four of your five-a-day

  • Herby orzo & lemon salad served on a plate

    Herby orzo & lemon salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make this summery orzo salad packed with herbs and lemon for a seasonal side. Leftovers make a great lunch the next day

  • Tomato & mozzarella salad served on a plate with tomato dressing

    Tomato & mozzarella salad with tomato dressing

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Enjoy this super-quick tomato and mozzarella salad as a side dish, or add some sliced avocado for a filling lunch. Top with basil leaves and crushed crostini for extra flavour and texture

  • Salad of melon & tomatoes with mint & elderflower dressing served in a salad bowl

    Salad of melon & tomatoes with mint & elderflower dressing

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make the most of summer's best produce by using melons and tomatoes in this vibrant salad, drizzled with a mint and elderflower dressing. The secret to this salad is using the freshest ingredients

  • Salade niçoise in a large bowl

    Salade niçoise

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    Make salade niçoise your go-to salad for summer. With crunchy lettuce, ripe tomatoes, potatoes, tuna and soft-boiled eggs, it's full of flavour and texture

  • Allotment salad in a bowl

    Allotment salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Make the most of new season's asparagus and radishes in a vibrant salad with a French-style dressing. Great for a barbecue

  • Epic summer salad served in a large bowl

    Epic summer salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.85 ratings

    Perfect for BBQs and buffets, this is an assembly job of gorgeous ingredients – no cooking required. Serve it with lamb kebabs for an impressive summer feast

  • Panzanella salad served on a large plate

    Panzanella

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    Prepare your own version of one of Tuscany’s most famous dishes, panzanella. It's a good way to use up leftovers, as it's made with stale bread – simply toss with ripe tomatoes and an olive oil dressing

  • Garden salmon salad served on a plate

    Garden salmon salad

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    Choose a lighter lunch with this easy, no-cook salmon salad packed with courgettes, peas, pea shoots and radishes. It's healthy and takes just 15 minutes to prepare

  • Salad topped with a salmon fillet

    Salmon salad with sesame dressing

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    Get three of your 5-a-day, plus healthy omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin C, folate and fibre in this quick, easy and low-calorie salad

  • A bowl of lentil salad with tahini dressing

    Lentil salad with tahini dressing

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.30 ratings

    Pack four of your 5-a-day into each portion of this healthy lentil and sweet potato salad, which provides calcium, iron, folate, vitamin C and fibre.

  • Egg & parsley salad with watercress dressing served in a white bowl

    Egg & parsley salad with watercress dressing

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    A picnic's not a picnic without a boiled egg or two. Serve them in a salad with parsley, shallots, our watercress dressing and a sprinkling of chilli salt

  • A dish of quinoa salad with avocado mayo

    Quinoa salad with avocado mayo

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    Easy to put together and full of flavour, this healthy lunch option proides iron, folate, vitamin C and fibre. Make it vegetarian by leaving out the chicken

  • Miso broccoli, egg & quinoa salad served in a bowl

    Miso broccoli, egg & quinoa salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Pack a lunch that will power you through the afternoon with this healthy miso and lime-dressed salad with broccoli, peas, boiled egg and radishes. It's tasty and full of goodness

  • Halloumi, carrot & orange salad served on a plate

    Halloumi, carrot & orange salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.61 ratings

    Serve this halloumi, carrot, orange and watercress salad with a mustard and honey dressing for an easy lunch or starter. It takes just 20 minutes to make and delivers one of your 5-a-day

  • Pea & burrata salad served on a plate with preserved lemon salsa

    Pea & burrata salad with preserved lemon salsa

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Add burrata to our pea and broad bean salad to introduce a delicate, soft and buttery element to the plate. A lemon dressing really cuts through the richness

  • Charred nectarine & prosciutto panzanella served in a bowl

    Charred nectarine & prosciutto panzanella

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Combine nectarines, prosciutto, ricotta, spinach, sourdough and herbs to make this simple summer salad. Charring the nectarines adds depth of flavour

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