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Delicious Summer Salad Ideas

Updated on May 8, 2014

Tied of the same old salad? Well i am going to give you some variety of salad ideas.There's all sorts of good stuff you can put into a salad ,fresh, easy, and pretty enough for a satisfying dinner on a hot summer night.

Salad s a popular, ready-to-eat dish made of heterogeneous ingredients in a wet or once-wet base, usually served chilled or at a moderate temperature.most often served with a sauce or dressing, but the category may additionally include dishes made of ingredients such as fruits, grains, meats, seafood and sweets. It is difficult to define what is meant by the term "salad", as it encompasses a wide array of serving styles and options. Though many salads use raw ingredients, some use cooked ingredients; most salads use vegetables, though fruit salad also exist.Salads may be served at any point during a meal such as Appetizer,main meal or side salad.

Corn Salad

Ingredients you need:

.2 pkg frozen corn (10 Oz)

.2 cups chopped red pepper

.2 cups green pepper

.2 cups chopped celeray

.1 cup parsley

.2 tsp ground cumin

.1 1/2 tsp salt

.1 cup chopped green onions

.1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

.3/4 tsp pepper

.3 tbsp olive oil

.2 garlic cloves

.6 tbsp lime juice


Combine the oil,garlic and lime juice together and mix well.Combine all the other ingredients and drizzle the mix over the salad.

Sauerkraut salad

Ingredients you need:

.1 can sauerkraut,Drained and saved

.1 sweet pepper,diced

.1 onion diced

.1 cup celery

.1 cup sugar

.Sauerkraut juice

.1/2 cup vinegar

.1/2 cup salad oil


Mix sauerkraut and the vegetables together.Take the sugar.oil.vinegar and add to a pan and bring to a boil and let it cool down.Add the sauerkraut juice to the cooled mixture.Toss the dressing into the vegetables and let stand over night with an occasionally stir.

Oriental Salad

Ingredients you need:

.2 bags coleslaw mix

.2 pkg's chicken flavored ramon noodles including oneseasoning package

.Small bag almonds

.1 cup sunflower seeds

.1/2 cup sesame seeds

.5 to 6 green onions

.1 cup oil

.1 cup sugar

.1/2 cup vinegar

.2 tsp soy sauce


Mix the oil,sugar,vinegar,chicken seasoning and soy sauce together.Add the coleslaw mix,sunflower seeds,sesame seeds,almonds and the roman noodles then mix the salad and the dressing together. Refrigerate until ready to eat.

Carrot Salad

Things you need:

.3 cups carrots finely grated

.1/2 cup raisins

.1/3 cup concentrated orange juice

.2 tbsp lemon juice

.1 tsp each of orange and lemon zest

.1/2 cup grated apple

.1/2 cup chopped nuts (opt)

.Small can of orange segments (opt)


Mix all the ingredients together and chill.


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      Sonya 4 years ago from Indiana

      Thank you it is nice to change salads up once in a while I hope you enjoy the recipes!!

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      Gloria Philips 4 years ago from Canada


      Great salad recipes. I really like it and will try all. Thumb up and useful :)

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      Susan 4 years ago from India

      Wow. Great salad recipes. Thank you for sharing.