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30+ Tempting Backyard BBQ Summer Salad Recipes

I love a great cool salad side dish in summer. If you are on the lookout for a yummy recipe then have a look through these 30+ Backyard BBQ Summer Salad Recipes. You just might find a new salad fav in this mega list. Want more light recipes? See my Salads recipe page.

30+ Tempting Backyard BBQ Summer Salad Recipes

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There is something about a great salad that can transport you to a summertime picnic, whether you’re in the city or out on the beach.

In this roundup of some of our favorite Summer Salad Recipes, we’ve gathered everything from simple and straightforward concoctions to more decadent and indulgent dishes that will make your taste buds jump for joy.

30+ Backyard BBQ Summer Salad Recipes

Summer salad recipes can be light and refreshing, or hearty and satisfying. Whether you prefer a simple salad with a variety of vegetables and fruits, or something zesty with a variety of dressings and flavors, there’s sure to be a recipe here that will appeal to your taste.

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Even more fantastic Summer Salad recipes:

As the weather warms up, so does the desire for lighter fare. Salads are the perfect way to take advantage of seasonal produce and pack in a lot of nutrients. Here are some recipes that will make your taste buds happy and your body healthy.

MAKE AHEAD: Place them in an airtight container and keep it in the refrigerator for 4-5 days.

FREEZER: Not recommended

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And if that is not enough recipes please check this post too! Summer Salad Side Dish Recipes

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  1. Thank you so much for featuring my recipe: Picnic Extra Lemon Pasta Salad, in your roundup. I get traffic every day from this post and I am so grateful. Please feel free to us any of the posts and images you like on my site. And if there is anything I can do to help you out. I am going to pin this to my boards and post your post on my Facebook page and private group.
    Thank you again,
    Susan @craftingafamily.com

    1. Your welcome Susan and thanks so much for sharing!

  2. Hi Kim – Still waking up and just saw the feature of my pasta salad. Thank you so much! XOXO Hugs, Holly

  3. Hi Kim – Happy summer! Thank you for hosting and wishing you a wonderful week! Hugs, Holly

  4. Thank you for hosting! My offerings this week include Cheddar Smashed Potatoes, Grilled Shrimp and Scallops, and Mushroom Soup Marsala. Enjoy your week!

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