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12 Fruit-Studded Salads for Summer

Dinner, Fourth of July, Recipes, Seasonal Foods, Summer
on June 30, 2017

Brighten up your work week with these savory-sweet salad recipes, all packed with summer’s finest—fresh berries, juicy melon and ripe peaches. A host of vibrant, refreshing combinations to see you through the entire season.

 

Avocado-Strawberry Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

Incredibly simple, this salad is a meal unto itself. 

Avocado-Strawberry Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

Jessica Merchant

 

Watermelon and Grilled Cheese Salad

Juicy watermelon and salty cheese make for a lovely marriage of savory and sweet.

Watermelon and Grilled Cheese Salad

Camille Styles

 

Peach and Prosciutto Salad

Another savory-sweet powerhouse, juicy peaches and salty prosciutto are delightful served atop crisp greens.

Peach and Prosciutto Salad

Mark Boughton

 

Watermelon, Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Incorporate all the flavors of summer in this delicious side salad starring an entire garden-fresh haul.

Watermelon, Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

 

Nectarine and Tomato Salad

Crisp red onion provides a spicy bite to contrast fresh tomatoes, nectarines and herbs.

Nectarine Tomato Salad | Relish.com

Erin Gleeson

 

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Mint

Light, fresh and crisp, this salad could easily double as side dish and dessert.

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Mint

Teresa Blackburn

 

Bok Choy Peanut Pineapple Salad

Sweet, sour, savory and spicy—this Asian-inspired combo hits all those flavor notes. 

Bok Choy Peanut Pineapple Salad

Teresa Blackburn

 

Lick the Salad Plate Clean

Slices of mango, avocado and red onion star in this salad, while pine nuts lend a rich, buttery finish.

Lick the Salad Plate Clean

Jessica Merchant

 

Blueberry Farro Salad

Peak-season blueberries give this flavorful dish an extra little burst of sweetness to balance its cumin and coriander-spiced base.

Blueberry Farro Salad

Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn

 

The Peach State Grilled Salad

Grilled peaches and onions, bacon and goat cheese come together to form an incredibly flavor-packed main dish salad.

The Peach State Grilled Salad

Jessica Merchant

 

Super Simple Berry Good Salad

Ripe berries and tangy, creamy goat cheese—a match made in heaven.

Super Simple Berry Good Salad

Teresa Blackburn

 

Summer Wheatberry Salad

Nutty, chewy wheatberries (also known as farro) make a terrific base for a summer grain salad, this one featuring three farmstand favorites.

Summer Wheatberry Salad

Teresa Blackburn