Fresh fruit abounds in summer! Chop it, dice it, chunk it. Whatever you do, get it into a salad and indulge. Here’s seven fruit salad recipes that have us itching to get to the farmer’s market to pick up some fresh produce!
Looking for a light, simple recipe without gelatin or whipped cream? This colorful mix from Cooking Classy features seven fruits and a sweet-meets-tangy dressing made from honey and lime juice. This vibrant rainbow salad could brighten any picnic table instantly!
When you need a salad to also double as dessert, you can’t go wrong with cherries. This creamy pink cherry salad from Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen starts with a sweetened cream cheese base before adding fruit, marshmallows, and nuts. This is a salad the kids will definitely approve.
If you love the mint-lime combination in a classic mojito, try this salad from Iowa Girl Eats. Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and watermelon are tossed with a an alcohol-free glaze that will instantly remind you of the summer beverage. Of course, you could pair this salad with a nice tall mojito just for fun!
This fruit, cheese, chicken, and nut mixture could easily be served an entree salad. Aimee at Shugary Sweets shares how to whip up a homemade lemon poppy seed dressing and prepare candied pecans to dress up the berries, orange segments, red onions, and greens in this bold salad.
Trying to boost your vitamin C intake? Nosh on this citrus salad from Simply Recipes. The simple combo of grapefruit and a few types of oranges are dressed with a blend of cardamom. lemon juice, and honey to create a refreshing side dish perfect to pair with chicken or pork hot off the grill.
Love berries? This combination of fresh berries, herbs, almonds, and quinoa creates a protein-packed salad bursting with nutty flavor. If you’re going vegetarian or following a gluten-free diet, give this recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod a try!
Wish you were at the beach in a tropical location? Us too. If you can’t dip your toes in the sand, snack on tropical fruits instead. This combination of kiwi, mango, pineapple, strawberries, and oranges is set off with a citrus poppy seed dressing featuring zesty ginger. Delicious!
Are you in need of a new salad bowl or serving platter to show off your next culinary creation? Browse Current Catalog’s Kitchen and Dining section online. Bon appetite!