Delicious Summer Salad Ideas

At your next outdoor party this summer, you're likely to be on the lookout for some tasty side dishes to go along with your favourite grilling recipes. That's where these delicious summer salads come in handy for creating a vibrant bowl using fresh greens and veggies. We've rounded up some of the best salads that incorporate flavours of the season, from heirloom tomatoes, and juicy peaches to beef steak and chicken. Whether it's for a picnic or just a weeknight family dinner, these ideas are perfect for any occasion.

If you're looking for some dinner salad ideas that will leave you feeling satisfied and full, look to the grilled chicken mango salad, pesto chicken Caprese salad, or the cucumber-salmon panzanella for dishes that are protein-packed. Or, if you need something light to have on the side of a bounteous summer feast. If you've been trying to add more healthy dinner ideas into your weekly meal routine, include these salads as part of your dinner repertoire for simple 30-minute meals that are good for you.

Go ahead and celebrate the season of iced tea, alfresco dining, and fresh produce from backyard gardens with these flavourful summer salads that will become your new favourite summer dinner ideas.

Cucumber-Trout Panzanella
Both nutritious and filling, this panzanella has flaky Trout and pieces of crusty country bread for a tasty bite.

Pesto Free Range Chicken Caprese Salad
Turn a Caprese salad into a main course with this pesto chicken version that will leave you feeling satisfied.

Roasted Peach Panzanella Salad with Blistered Tomatoes
Make the most of peach season this summer with this delicious sweet and tangy salad that features crusty sourdough.

Seared Trout, Watercress, and Potato Salad With Rapeseed Oil Dressing
New potatoes, which you can enjoy cold or at room temperature, give this summer side a sweet kick.

Mozzarella and Heirloom Tomato Salad
Mozzarella-and-tomato-infused creations have gained acclaim as seasonal staples, but think outside the salad bowl by instead adding red onion and purple basil to the tasty combo. Of course, a balsamic glaze is the crucial finishing touch.

Grilled Free Range Chicken Mango Salad
The more mango, the merrier. This filling meal calls for grilled chicken marinated in mango cilantro dressing, which is—you guessed it—later drizzled over the entire salad.

Cucumber Tomato Salad
This combination of crunchy cucumbers and fresh tomatoes mixed with cider vinegar and mustard seeds is the most refreshing dish you'll serve all summer.
Peach Salad with Grilled Basil Free Range Chicken
This recipe's white balsamic-honey vinaigrette is the icing on the cake (or, the dressing on the salad, actually!)
Free Range Pork & veggie Salad 
Pork Salad make an easy-going meal in a bowl by tossing together healthy veggies, pork (leftovers from your roast or bbq), fresh herbs and spices with a warm soy dressing.

Steak Salad Niçoise
Beef Steak, thinly slice, to go with your Salad Niçoise.

Mediterranean Salad with Hummus and Halloumi
This Mediterranean salad loaded with all the yummy stuff like cherry tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, chargrilled artichokes, creamy hummus and fried halloumi. A salad that is a meal!

We have purposely not clogged this blog up with the break down of the recipes, mainly because you are all foodies anyway so will want to adapt them where necessary, but this was more for guiding rather than learning. We will be releasing recipes in due course.

Oh and by the way, you can get a lot of these ingredients from our wonderful farmers. Have a look and get your orders in.

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