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25 Delicious Recipes That Will Make You Love Salad

Because salads are the best summer food.

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1. Strawberry, Avocado, and Spinach Salad With Chicken

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Repurpose your leftover chicken with spinach, strawberry, and avocado for a new and improved salad. Recipe here.

2. Cucumber and Watermelon Feta Salad

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Cucumber and watermelon all in one dish? Hello, juiciness! The feta is just extra added goodness. Recipe here.

3. Orzo Summer Salad

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If these colors aren't enough to convert you to Team Salad, you're doing summer wrong. Recipe here.

4. Rosemary Chicken and Bacon Avocado Salad

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With bacon, watercress, and cherry tomatoes, this is pretty much like a BLT but with avocado instead of bread. Recipe here.

5. Cantaloupe and Mozzarella Caprese Salad

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Make this salad if not only to become an expert at scooping melon. Recipe here.

6. Thai Cashew and Mango Slaw Salad

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This salad is packed with shredded vegetables, mango slices and cashews pieces and tossed with a tangy coconut-lime vinaigrette. Just oozes summer vibes, no? Recipe here.

7. Zucchini and Tomato Salad With Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

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Zucchini ribbons FTW. Recipe here.

8. Grilled Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad Chimichurri

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Step 1: Grill vegetables. Step 2: Pour chimichurri sauce all over to your heart's content. Recipe here.

9. Strawberry Mango Salad

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Because fruit salads reign supreme. Recipe here.

10. Greek Three Bean Salad

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All the beans, all the veggies. Recipe here.

11. Melon Salad

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Melon + summer squash + corn + herbs + heirloom tomatoes = all the fixings for a summer dish. Recipe here.

12. Chopped Summer Salad With Spicy Buttermilk Ranch

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First, pile on the croutons and bacons. Then, top with a creamy buttermilk dressing to kick things up a notch. Final step: Devour. Recipe here.

13. Arugula Salad With Grapes and Black Pepper Vinaigrette

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How about adding red grapes to salad for a pop of sweetness? Recipe here.

14. Asparagus, Mushrooms and Lemon Pasta Salad

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Asparagus just screams "I'm fancy AF." Recipe here.

15. Thai Cucumber Salad

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Super quick, super easy, all cucumbers. Recipe here.

16. Crunchy Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

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*drizzles peanut dressing over everything* Recipe here.

17. Pineapple and Cucumber Salad

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Pineapple and cucumber: Name or more iconic duo, I'll wait. Recipe here.

18. Grilled Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad

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Add in grilled veggies with dressing to a bowl of pasta for the ultimate flavor factor. Recipe here.

19. Grilled Peach and Sweet Potato Salad With Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

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A salad served warm or cold. Recipe here.

20. Arugula Salad With Lemon Vinaigrette

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Just plain ol' arugula and shaved parmesan cheese dressed in lemon vinaigrette for when you want to keep things ~ simple ~. Recipe here.

21. Cucumber Noodle Prawn and Mango Salad

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When you're in the mood to spiralize all the veggies, try this cucumber and mango number. Recipe here.

22. Tofu Noodle Salad with Almond Butter Sauce

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Noodles and greens in one dish, why not? Recipe here.

23. Fresh Corn and Mango Salad

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Another salsa-salad possibility to entertain a crowd. Recipe here.

24. Watermelon Salad with Goat Cheese Watercress and Mint

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A salad for the watermelon-obsessed and goat cheese-lovers. Recipe here.

25. Elote Pasta Salad

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Grilled Mexican street corn takes this pasta salad to the next level. Get the recipe here.