20 Delicious Main Dish Salad Recipes for Summer

I admit it.  When it comes to eating veggies, I’m kind of a rabbit.  That’s why I love summer.  I adore fresh veggies and summer salads.  Since it’s too hot to cook, I’m sharing a roundup of 20 delicious main dish salad recipes! Which ones will make it to your table?

20 Delicious Main Dish Salad Recipes {Perfect for Summer!} OneCreativeMommy.com

20 Delicious Main Dish Salad Recipes

BBQ Chicken Salad from Cooking on the Front Burners {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}BBQ Chicken Salad from Cooking on the Front Burners

Greek Chicken Salad with Tangy Greek Dressing from Sugar Dish Me {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Greek Chicken Salad with Tangy Greek Dressing from Sugar Dish Me

Waldorf Salad {California Pizza Kitchen Copycat} from I Heart Eating {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Waldorf Salad {California Pizza Kitchen Copycat} from I Heart Eating

Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad from Yummy Healthy Easy {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad from Yummy Healthy Easy

Cashew Chicken Rotini Salad from Julie's Eats & Treats {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Cashew Chicken Rotini Salad from Julie’s Eats & Treats

Crunchy Kale Salad with Popcorn Shrimp from Rachel Cooks {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Crunchy Kale Salad with Popcorn Shrimp from Rachel Cooks

Za'atar Chicken Salad from Persnickety Plates {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Za’atar Chicken Salad from Persnickety Plates

Quinoa Salad with Fruit and Coconut Lime Dressing from Food Faith Fitness {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Quinoa Salad with Fruit and Coconut Lime Dressing from Food Faith Fitness

Asian Shrimp Salad bowl from Cooking on the Front Burners {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Asian Shrimp Salad Bowl from Cooking on the Front Burners

Greek-Flavored Butter Bean Salad from An Edible Mosiac {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Greek-Flavored Butter Bean Salad from An Edible Mosiac

Chicken Cabbage Salad with Honey Lime Dressing from Rachel Cooks {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Chicken Cabbage Salad with Honey Lime Dressing from Rachel Cooks

BBQ Chicken and Cilantro Ranch Salad from Frugal Living Mom {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}BBQ Chicken and Cilantro Ranch Salad from Frugal Living Mom

Clean Cobb Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette from Cooking with Curls {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Clean Cobb Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette from Cooking with Curls

Summer Salad with Grilled Shrimp from Healthy. Delicious. {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Summer Salad with Grilled Shrimp from Healthy. Delicious.

Bacon Chopped Salad with Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing from Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Bacon Chopped Salad with Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks

Baby Kale and Blackberry Salad with Ricotta Salata, Avocado and Rosemary Honeyed Almonds from Taste Love & Nourish {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Baby Kale and Blackberry Salad with Ricotta Salata, Avocado and Rosemary Honeyed Almonds from Taste Love & Nourish

Slam Dunk Chicken Salad from My Turn for Us {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Slam Dunk Chicken Salad from My Turn for Us

Southwest Chicken Salad from Cooking With Curls {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Southwest Chicken Salad from Cooking With Curls

Taco Salad from Julie's Eats & Treats {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Taco Salad from Julie’s Eats & Treats

Superfood Salmon Salad with Meyer Lemon Dressing from The Baking Fairy {20 Main Dish Salads Perfect for Summer on OneCreativeMommy.com}Superfood Salmon Salad with Meyer Lemon Dressing from The Baking Fairy

So, is your mouth watering yet?  I know I can’t wait to try these new recipes.  I hope you find a new favorite, too.  Happy Summer!

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Comments

  1. I LOVE me a good salad! Thanks for the great ideas and for including me! :) Pinned!
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  2. Great list! Thanks for including a couple of mine :)
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  3. LOVE Salads this time of year especially! What a great round up of them! Thanks for including me!
    Julie @ Julie’s Eats & Treats recently posted…Cheesy Sausage Pigs in a BlanketMy Profile

  4. Oh man. I’m in love with this round-up!! There are some awesome salads on here! Thanks for including me – pinned!!
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  5. I love salads more and more each day! What an awesome collection Heidi. Now I have even more try this summer. Thank you so much for including me. :)
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  6. Wow Heidi – I’m loving all these salads – perfect for summer! Thanks for including me and pinned to a few places :-)
    Deb @ Cooking on the Front Burner recently posted…Lime Shortbread CookiesMy Profile

  7. Nice collection of salads! A lot of inspiration and ideas!

    My favorite today might be the taco salad, but most of the chicken salads also looked tasty!
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  8. I didn’t used to be this way, but I’m starting to love raw veggies and salads more and more! You just need a good variety of ingredients and a good salad dressing. Thanks for sharing on Hump Day Happenings!
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  9. I have been looking for some good salad recipes and these look great!! Thanks for sharing
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  10. Oh I just love all of these salad ideas! Thanks for linking up to The Creative Exchange Linky Party!
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  11. These look FABULOUS! #pinning from the Wake Up Wednesday “Linky.” Thank you for linking up and partying with us. Check back next week to see if you’re featured.

  12. Those are some beautiful salads. There is a lot to choose from. I love bbq salads and fruit salads.
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  13. These recipes will definitely get me out of my salad rut! There are so many great combinations and flavor options! Thanks for sharing!
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  14. Wow – so many to choose from. I think I’d go for the Quinoa as I was just saying to someone the other day that we’ve never eaten it because I had no clue what to make with it!
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  15. All of these look so delicious! I love salads with lots of fixins.
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  16. I love eating substantial salads for dinner! Can’t wait to try some of these!

  17. What beautiful dishes! I love that cilantro ranch dressing one.
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  18. This is my kind of favorite food.

  19. Thanks for sharing – Those are some beautiful salads.

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