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21 Refreshing Recipes That'll Make You Love Salad

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1. Cilantro-Lime Chicken Salad & Mango Avocado Salsa

So sweet and packed with protein. Recipe here.
Karina / Cafe Delites / Via cafedelites.com

So sweet and packed with protein. Recipe here.

2. Arugula Salad With Citrus and Fennel

Fennel adds an awesomely crunchy kick. Recipe here.
Natalie And Cody Gantz / The Gantzery / Via thegantzery.com

Fennel adds an awesomely crunchy kick. Recipe here.

3. Very Berry Dream Salad With Chili Mango Peanut Dressing

Say hello to your new favorite dressing. Recipe here.
Tieghan Gerard / Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

Say hello to your new favorite dressing. Recipe here.

4. Springtime Cobb Salad

So pretty it could be an edible bouquet. Recipe here.
Jessica Merchant / How Sweet It Is / Via howsweeteats.com

So pretty it could be an edible bouquet. Recipe here.

5. Quinoa, Apricot & Arugula Saald

Sweet dried apricots with some smoky cumin. Recipe here.
Jeanine Donofrio / Love and Lemons / Via loveandlemons.com

Sweet dried apricots with some smoky cumin. Recipe here.

6. Lemon Rocket Pasta Salad

This ain't your mama's pasta salad. Recipe here.
Lauren Caris / Lauren Caris Cooks / Via laurencariscooks.com

This ain't your mama's pasta salad. Recipe here.

7. Lemony Shaved Asparagus Salad With Farro, Arugula, and Edamame

Those gorgeous watermelon radishes are crucial. Recipe here.
Liz / Floating Kitchen / Via floatingkitchen.net

Those gorgeous watermelon radishes are crucial. Recipe here.

8. Cherry Caprese Salad With Toasted Almonds and Smoked Sea Salt

Givin' tomatoes a run for their money. Recipe here.
Molly / Yes To Yolks / Via yestoyolks.com

Givin' tomatoes a run for their money. Recipe here.

9. Parsnip, Lentil & Walnut Salad With Fried Egg

Root veggies aren't just for winter. Recipe here.
Andrew Bemis / Dishing Up The Dirt / Via dishingupthedirt.com

Root veggies aren't just for winter. Recipe here.

10. Spring Salmon, Asparagus, and Risoni Salad

Risoni is a lot like orzo...and heaven. Recipe here.
Claudia Brick / The Brick Kitchen / Via thebrickkitchen.com

Risoni is a lot like orzo...and heaven. Recipe here.

11. Celery Salad With Black Turmeric Vinagrette

The crispiest, crunchiest salad you could dream of. Recipe here.
Sherrie Castellano / With Food and Love / Via withfoodandlove.com

The crispiest, crunchiest salad you could dream of. Recipe here.

12. Grilled Kale Salad With Ricotta and Plums

Just look at that deliciously puffy cloud of ricotta. Recipe here.
Romulo Yanes / Bon Appetit / Via bonappetit.com

Just look at that deliciously puffy cloud of ricotta. Recipe here.

13. Zesty Blood Orange Salad

The greatest argument for sumac you've ever tasted. Recipe here.
Nic & Helen / Beets And Greens / Via beetsandgreens.com

The greatest argument for sumac you've ever tasted. Recipe here.

14. Superfood Salad With Poppyseed Dressing

This dressing is a v. v. close second to poppyseed muffins. Recipe here.
Marina / Saladmenu / Via saladmenu.com

This dressing is a v. v. close second to poppyseed muffins. Recipe here.

15. Golden Beet and Fava Bean Salad

All other salads can beet it. Recipe here.
Sofia / From The Land We Live On / Via fromthelandweliveon.com

All other salads can beet it. Recipe here.

16. Grilled Peach Salad & Mint Pesto

You'll be shocked how easy it is to make pesto. Shocked. Recipe here.
Jeanine Donofrio / Love and Lemons / Via loveandlemons.com

You'll be shocked how easy it is to make pesto. Shocked. Recipe here.

17. Strawberry Fields Salad

Springtime perfection. Recipe here.
Christin Mahrlig / Spicy Southern Kitchen / Via spicysouthernkitchen.com

Springtime perfection. Recipe here.

18. Purple Asparagus and Quinoa Salad With Peas and Pea Shoots

Way better than any grain bowl at Sweetgreen. Recipe here.
Gena Hamshaw / The Full Helping / Via thefullhelping.com

Way better than any grain bowl at Sweetgreen. Recipe here.

19. Fennel and Mango Slaw

The perfect sweet and spicy side. Recipe here.
Ksenia Prints / At The Immigrant's Table / Via immigrantstable.com

The perfect sweet and spicy side. Recipe here.

20. Bulgur, Tofu & Kale Salad

And plenty of crispy Asian pears. Recipe here.
Kimberley Hasselbrink / Bon Appetit / Via bonappetit.com

And plenty of crispy Asian pears. Recipe here.

21. Green Goddess Salad

Look at all that color! 🌸🌺🌷 Recipe here.
Heather Christo / Via heatherchristo.com

Look at all that color! 🌸🌺🌷 Recipe here.

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