9 Quick & Delicious Summer-Salad Recipes

Photo: Courtesy of Food52.
Summer is not over yet, people. We still have access to our favorite sunny-weather produce — like corn, watermelon, and tomatoes.
What's that, you say? You're tired of corn on the cob, dripping slices of watermelon, and fresh salsa? Well, fear not. Here, we've collected a variety of fresh, vibrant salads in which you can toss that farmers' market haul. Serve them on their own, or as a side dish for those last few summer barbecues.
Now excuse us while we weep into our dwindling crate of peaches.
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Photo: Courtesy of Lorena, Green Healthy Cooking.
Summer Salad With Orange-Basil Dressing
Be sure to take some time to appreciate how beautiful this salad looks before digging in.
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Photo: Courtesy of Joanie Cusack, Design Love Fest.
Spinach & Strawberry Salad
Don't knock mixing your fruits and veggies until you've tasted this incredibly fresh mix.
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Photo: Courtesy of Shira McDermott, In Pursuit Of More.
Summer Chickpea Kale Salad With Feta, Olives & Basil
This dish packs enough protein to keep you satiated, but it still feels light and fresh, thanks to tomatoes and basil.
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Photo: Courtesy of Brandon Matzek, Kitchen Konfidence.
Watermelon & Tomato Wedge Salad
Simple to make, yet complex in flavor, this salad would serve as a perfect snack or side dish at your next poolside party.
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Photo: Courtesy of Stephanie Le, I Am A Food Blog.
Peach & Corn Coleslaw
This 'slaw is just dying to be paired with barbecue or fried chicken.
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Photo: Courtesy of Brandon Matzek, Kitchen Konfidence.
Tomato Salad With Sun-Dried-Tomato Vinaigrette
This dish is the perfect way to use up all of those beautiful baby reds and yellows that are about to expire in your fridge.
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Photo: Courtesy of Jodi Moreno, What's Cooking Good Looking.
Eggplant, Corn, Avocado, Green Onions & Arugula Salad
Add chicken, shrimp, or tofu to this mix for a bright and hearty summer dinner.
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Watermelon, Tomato & 4-Herb Salad
The Aleppo pepper in this salad adds a little kick to the super-sweet fruit.
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Photo: Courtesy of Krista Rollins, Joyful Healthy Eats.
Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette
This dish is a more robust take on the classic caprese, thanks to the addition of chicken and everyone's favorite "fregetable."

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