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13 Refreshing Summer Salads

Try one of these 13 Refreshing Summer Salads for your next summer gathering, picnic or BBQ. There is a little something for all tastes from pasta salads, potato salads to veggie loaded salads! There is nothing like eating the rainbow in the summer. 



Summer is here and the gatherings are in full swing. I love bringing salads to picnics, BBQs and summer parties. Not only are they easy to put together, they are often packed with delicious ingredients and offer an easy way to incorporate vegetables and eat the rainbow. Check out these 13 Refreshing Summer Salads–there is a little something for everyone!

Summer Orzo Pasta Salad // A Cedar Spoon

The Best Pasta Salad // Iowa Girl Eats

Zucchini Chickpea Quinoa Salad mixes zucchini, chickpeas, quinoa, fresh parsley and green onions and is tossed in a spiced olive oil dressing. This salad has the rich, warm flavors of cumin, turmeric and paprika and makes a healthy, filling lunch.

Zucchini Chickpea Quinoa Salad // A Cedar Spoon

Garden Veggie Tortellini Pasta Salad // Peas & Crayons

Potato Salad with Bacon and Eggs // Noshtastic

Dill Pesto Potato Wedge Salad // Cotter Crunch

Tangy Mustard Broccoli Slaw Salad with Mango // Aggies Kitchen

Herbed Dijon Mustard Potato Salad // Nutmeg Nanny

Primavera Pasta Salad with Shrimp // Cookin Canuck

Maple Dijon Apple Cole Slaw // Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Simple Curry Chicken Salad is a lightened up version of classic chicken salad with rich, warm curry added in. Shredded chicken is mixed together with Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, honey and curry and then combined with golden raisins, shredded carrots, chopped celery, fresh green onion and parsley. This is a nice option for a picnic, weekly lunches or a shower or brunch!

Simple Curry Chicken Salad // A Cedar Spoon

Strawberry, Corn and Avocado Tortellini Salad // Spoonful of Flavor

Blueberry and Broccoli Pasta Salad // The View from Great Island

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Thursday 8th of June 2017

Swooning over these summer salads! Pinned! Thanks for featuring my tortellini salad love! :-)


Thursday 8th of June 2017

Thanks for pinning! Your tortellini salad looks amazing--so full of color and delicious ingredients.