7 Super-Fresh Summer Salads

Summer is a great time to lighten things up! Fire up the grill and bring on the peak summer fruit, the fresh seafood, the fun dressings, and more.
By Grace Rasmus ,

Grilled Peaches Caprese Rotisserie Chicken Salad

Photography by Joseph De Leo

Grilled peaches are obviously the star of this 30-Minute Meal, but don't sleep on the grilled lemons! You'll squeeze them on the charred lemons for an interesting flavor combo you'll want to recreate all summer long.

Recipe: Try Rachael's Grilled Peaches Caprese Rotisserie Chicken Salad

Mixed Greens with Blueberries & Buttermilk Goat Cheese Dressing

Photography by Sarah Anne Ward

Blueberries are great on yogurt, but they're even better on summer salads — especially when you throw this goat-cheese/buttermilk/coriander dressing in the mix. Oh, and you're probably going to want to throw it on everything else, too.

Recipe: Try our Mixed Greens with Blueberries & Buttermilk Goat Cheese Dressing

Grilled Shrimp Taco Salad

Photography by Johnny Miller

Taco night doesn't have to be a gut-buster. Mango adds some vibrant brightness to this lightened-up take on taco salad.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Shrimp Taco Salad

Arugula, Strawberry & Feta Salad

Photography by Sarah Anne Ward

This simple salad is perfect for a picnic or a light work lunch. Kids will love it too!

Recipe: Try our Arugula, Strawberry & Feta Salad

Capri-Style Seafood Salad

Photography by Kate Mathis

Summer means seafood! This recipe is cool because lemon juice actually "cooks" the raw scallops — just let 'em rest in the lemon juice mixture for a few minutes until the scallops are opaque. It doesn't get much easier than that, people!

Recipe: Try our Capri-Style Seafood Salad

Romaine Wedge Salad with Hearts of Palm Dressing

Photography by Dan Saelinger

This is not your grandma's wedge salad! Here, we're using romaine lettuce and hitting it with a flavor-packed Hearts of Palm dressing. 

Recipe: Try our Romaine Wedge Salad with Hearts of Palm Dressing

Sicilian Panzanella Salad with Grilled Swordfish

Got some Italian bread that's gone a bit stale? No worries! Turn it into salad croutons. Then pile on the grilled swordfish, oranges, olives, and more.

Recipe: Try our Sicilian Panzanella Salad with Grilled Swordfish

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