Holy yum! We’ve gotta warn you that by the end of this post, you’re going to be craving a fresh, crisp, and colourful salad – proceed with caution! We’ve rounded up the best 50 easy summer salads. Some are super healthy and the others are just plain delicious! From noodles to fruit and crisp veggies to protein, here are all the summer salads you have to try this season:

1. Watermelon and Feta Salad

A quick and easy recipe that only uses 5 ingredients. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Huffington Post

2. Corn, Avocado & Black Bean Salad

Perfect on its own, with chips or in a pita. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Produce on Parade

3. Zesty Lime, Shrimp & Avocado Salad

Eat this salad as an appetizer, lunch or light dinner. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Skinny Taste

4. Arugula, Beet & Goat Cheese Salad

Less than 450 calories. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Clean & Delicious

5. Asian Salad with Miso Ginger Dressing

Ginger and garlic gives this recipe a nice kick. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via the Garlic Pad

6. Cobb Salad Spears

A great addition to your next barbecue! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and Recipe via the Garlic Pad

7. Antipasto Salad Kabobs

There’s something for everyone on these kabobs! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Mantitlement

8. Crunchy Asian Ramen Salad

Add a little crunch to your salad with toasted ramen noodles. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Gimme Some Oven

9. Quinoa Salad with Feta Cheese

Packed with protein and low in fat. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Foodness Gracious

10. Potato Salad with Green Beans and Asparagus

Add a little green to your potato salad! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and Recipe via Green Valley Kitchen

11. Fresh Broccoli Salad

An inexpensive and easy way to eat broccoli. You can use greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise for a healthier salad. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via All Recipes

12. Saucy Sesame Noodle Salad

Spicy and tangy, saucy and crunchy, filling but not heavy. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Tadka Pasta

13. Grilled Pineapple, Chicken & Avocado Salad

Get this salad ready in just 20 minutes! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Gimme Some Oven

14. Strawberry Spinach Salad with Candied Pecans

Feeling lazy? Skip candying the pecans and just toss them in! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via I Wash You Dry

15. California Spaghetti Salad

Great for your next potluck, BBQ, and the olive lover in your life! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via The Recipe Critic

16. Arugula, Grape & Saba Vinaigrette

Grapes in salad will change your life. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Bon Appetit

17. Tomato Cucumber Salad

A refreshing summer side. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Five Heart Home

18. Brussels Sprout and Spaghetti Squash Pesto Salad

Healthy greens and zesty flavors. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Soap Queen

19. Avocado and Grilled Chicken Chopped Salad with Skinny Chipotle-Lime Ranch

A healthy ranch dressing? Say no more. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Cooking Classy

20. Dill Cucumber Salad

The salting and sugaring of the cucumbers is what makes this recipe so unique. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Foodie Crush

21. Carrot Summer Salad

A little twist on a classic carrot salad. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Happily Unprocessed

22. Chili Lime Sweet Corn Salad

This flavour combo will knock your socks off! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Lovely Little Kitchen

23. Berry Avocado Quinoa and Kale Salad with Honey-Lime Poppy Seed Dressing

A salad packed with super foods! Get the full recipe here.

Superfood salad

Image and recipe via Cooking Classy

24. Yogurt and Dill Potato Salad

Yogurt adds the creaminess that mayonnaise normally provides while adding protein and calcium. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via The Yummy Life

25. Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

This salad only takes minutes to throw together! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via How Sweet Eats

26. Summer Orzo Pasta Salad

This recipe makes plenty for a full meal and leftovers for lunch! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via A Cedar Spoon

27. Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

Simple and easy to throw together for those summer cookouts. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via the Recipe Critic

28. Edamame-Chickpea Power Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing

This vegan and gluten-free recipe is packed with flavor. Get the full recipe here.

Power salad recipe

Image and Recipe via 86 Lemons

29. Apple, White Cheddar, and Spinach Salad with Honey-Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Apples and cheddar make the perfect pair. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Averie Cooks

30. Sweet and Sour Thai Cucumber Pasta Salad

Have it on its own or paired with crispy coconut shrimp, pan seared salmon or grilled chicken kebabs. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Peas and Crayons

31. Strawberry Avocado and Kale Salad with Strawberry Apple Cider Vinaigrette

A sweet and tangy salad that takes 10 minutes to make. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Averie Cooks

32. Skinny Greek Yogurt Tuna Salad

You won’t even miss the mayonnaise! Get the full recipe here.

healthy tuna salad

Image and recipe via The Yooper Girl

33. Mandarin Pasta Spinach Salad with Teriyaki Dressing

You’re going to be addicted to this dressing! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Le Creme de la Crumb

34. Golden Artichoke and Chickpea Salad

Fast, healthy, and cheap. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via The Cooking Photographer

35. BBQ Cauliflower Salad

Featuring a delicious cashew-based vegan ranch dressing! Get the full recipe here.

cauliflower salad

Image and recipe via Fork and Beans

36. BBQ Chicken, Pear & Gorgonzola Salad

One of the most gorgeous salads you’ll have all summer. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Lemon Tree Dwelling

37. Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce

Full of colour and flavour. Get the full recipe here.

best asian salad

Image and recipe via the Recipe Critic

38. Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

You can make this salad up to 4-days in advance. Get the full recipe here.

Greek Orzo Salad

Image and recipe via A Cedar Spoon

39. Caprese Salad with Garlic Balsamic Dressing

Creamy, herby, sweet, and spicy. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Laurens Latest

40. Grilled Seafood Salad with Avocado and Asparagus

A fresh and flavourful hastle-free salad with a treasure trove of grilled seafood. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and Recipe via Scrumpdillyicious

41. Vietnamese Grilled Beef Salad

You can also add noodles to this dish or replace the lettuce with noodles completely! Get the full recipe here.

Grilled beef summer salad

Image and recipe via Use Real Butter

42. Dorito Taco Salad

A super tasty recipe that kids will love! Get the full recipe here.

easy summer salads for kids

Image and recipe via Plain Chicken

43. Pear, Raspberry & Pistachio Salad with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

So many amazing flavor combinations and the pears and raspberries go together perfectly. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via the Recipe Critic

44. Caramel Apple Salad

We couldn’t resist putting a dessert salad into our list! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Chef in Training

45. Pizza Pasta Salad

If you have kids, this is the perfect recipe to get them involved with! Get the full recipe here.

Pizza pasta salad

Image and recipe via A Cedar Spoon

46. Texas Style New Potato Salad

Just watch this potato salad disappear at your next gathering! Get the full recipe here.

summer salad potato

Image and recipe via She Wears Many Hats

47. Cucumber and Honeydew Melon Salad

The crispness of the cucumber, pop of red onion and sweetness of melon will be perfect with BBQ, shrimp, steak or by itself. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Frugal Coupon Living

48. Grapefruit and Fennel Salad

Super refreshing and light. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via The Nest

49. Steak and Bleu Cheese with Blueberry Balsamic Dressing

Hearty enough to satisfy any appetite! Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via the Creative Bite

50. Mexican Chicken and Rice Salad

A totally addicting fresh summer salad loaded with black beans, chicken, corn and rice. Get the full recipe here.

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Image and recipe via Jo Cooks

Do you have any favourite, easy summer salads? Leave the recipe below!

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