Recipe Roundups

35 Simple Summer Salad Recipes That Are Easy to Prep

Kosher.com Staff August 12, 2020

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With the fresh smell of cut grass and crisp air, you know it’s summer. The birds chirping, the kids playing – no wonder it’s everyone’s favorite time of year!


While we associate summer with BBQs and ice pops, what about those greens? Isn’t it a perfect time to get creative with salads?


Light and refreshing salads are the number 1 snacks, lunches – and even dinners! They are also packable – show them off by the pool or at work, or bring them on your next trip! They are quick and simple, yet still delicious. With this list of 35 unique summer salad recipes, you can go wild!


We’ve included watermelon salads, summer fruit salads, cabbage salads, lettuce salads, and cauliflower salads with minimal prep time!




  1. Green Apple Boston Lettuce Salad by Rachel Ostroy

  2. Crunchy Crouton Salad from the Dining In Cookbook

  3. Chickpea Salad by Brynie Greisman

  4. Raspberry Salad Dressing from the Nitra Cookbook

  5. Mock Shrimp Slaw with Peanut Dressing by Erin Grunstein

  6. Watermelon Farro Feta and Arugula Salad by Kosher.com Staff

  7. Strawberry Watermelon Chicken Salad by Kosher.com Staff

  8. Marinated Salad from the Dining In Cookbook

  9. Rainbow Salad with Sweet Lemon Dressing by Faigy Grossman

  10. Watermelon & Greens Salad by The Peppermill

  11. Cherry and Walnut Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette by Victoria Dwek

  12. Spring Chicken Salad by Naomi Nachman

  13. Simple Summer Salad with Blueberry Vinaigrette by Elky Friedman

  14. Orzo Dried Fruit Salad by Nechama Norman

  15. Greek Salad with Cauliflower “Feta” by Chanie Apfelbaum

  16. Crunchy Red Cabbage Salad by Rivki Rabinowitz

  17. Super Crispy Salad from the Dining In Cookbook

  18. Root Salad in Silan-Ginger-Lemon-Garlic Dressing by Kosher.com Staff

  19. Julienned Salad by Efrat Libfroind

  20. Delicious Sweet and Sour Salad by Efrat Libfroind

  21. “Nisht” Nosh Dressing With Homemade Mayo Base by Rorie Weisberg

  22. Mandarin Salad from the Nitra Cookbook

  23. Grilled Watermelon-Basil Salad by Michal Frischman

  24. Hearts of Palm Salad from the Dining In Cookbook

  25. Watermelon Blood Orange Vinaigrette Salad by Moshe Bloch

  26. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad by Nechama Norman

  27. Three Mushroom Salad with Walnuts from the Dining In Cookbook

  28. Kale Salad with Granola by Rivki Rabinowitz

  29. Bright and Fresh Slaw by Michal Frischman

  30. Delicious and Different Salad with Lemon-Mint Dressing by Faigy Grossman

  31. Classic Summer BBQ Salad by Rivky Rabinowitz

  32. Rainbow Salad with Maple-Lime Dressing by Miriam Pascal

  33. Rainbow Marinated Salad from the Dining In Cookbook

  34. Sesame Cucumber Salad by Rivky Rabinowitz

  35. My Everything Salad by Erin Grunstein