21 Refreshing Recipes That’ll Make You Love Salad


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1. Cilantro-Lime Chicken Salad & Mango Avocado Salsa

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So sweet and packed with protein. Recipe here.

2. Arugula Salad With Citrus and Fennel

Natalie And Cody Gantz / The Gantzery / Via

Fennel adds an awesomely crunchy kick. Recipe here.

3. Very Berry Dream Salad With Chili Mango Peanut Dressing

Tieghan Gerard / Half Baked Harvest / Via

Say hello to your new favorite dressing. Recipe here.

4. Springtime Cobb Salad

Jessica Merchant / How Sweet It Is / Via

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

5. Quinoa, Apricot & Arugula Saald

Jeanine Donofrio / Love and Lemons / Via

Sweet dried apricots with some smoky cumin. Recipe here.

6. Lemon Rocket Pasta Salad

Lauren Caris / Lauren Caris Cooks / Via

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

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

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Those gorgeous watermelon radishes are crucial. Recipe here.

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

Molly / Yes To Yolks / Via

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

9. Parsnip, Lentil & Walnut Salad With Fried Egg

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

10. Spring Salmon, Asparagus, and Risoni Salad

Claudia Brick / The Brick Kitchen / Via

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

11. Celery Salad With Black Turmeric Vinagrette

Sherrie Castellano / With Food and Love / Via

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

12. Grilled Kale Salad With Ricotta and Plums

Romulo Yanes / Bon Appetit / Via

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

13. Zesty Blood Orange Salad

Nic & Helen / Beets And Greens / Via

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

14. Superfood Salad With Poppyseed Dressing

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

15. Golden Beet and Fava Bean Salad

Sofia / From The Land We Live On / Via

All other salads can beet it. Recipe here.

16. Grilled Peach Salad & Mint Pesto

Jeanine Donofrio / Love and Lemons / Via

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

17. Strawberry Fields Salad

Christin Mahrlig / Spicy Southern Kitchen / Via

Springtime perfection. Recipe here.

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

Gena Hamshaw / The Full Helping / Via

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

19. Fennel and Mango Slaw

Ksenia Prints / At The Immigrant’s Table / Via

The perfect sweet and spicy side. Recipe here.

20. Bulgur, Tofu & Kale Salad

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And plenty of crispy Asian pears. Recipe here.

21. Green Goddess Salad

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Look at all that color! Recipe here.

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