15 Best Summer Salad Recipe Ideas

These vegan summer salads are rich in seasonal flavors. Serve them as sides or with plant-based protein for a light summer meal. What’s more, many of these recipes take less than 30 minutes to make!

1. Summer Farro Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

It’s a cold farro salad that pairs the grain with sweet berries and juicy grape tomatoes, along with a tangy lemon vinaigrette.

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2. Summer Strawberry Salad

Featuring a unique combo of fresh strawberries, herbs, and lentils, this dish is both nutritious and delicious.

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3. Vegan Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Between the crispy vegetables and fluffy quinoa, this quinoa salad with lemon vinaigrette offers a satisfying pairing of textures.

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4. Vegan Tahini Caesar Salad

The star of the show is the tahini dressing, which is packed with flavorful ingredients like nutritional yeast and dried seaweed flakes.

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5. Easy Broccoli Salad

Dried cranberries add an interesting layer of sweetness, while vegan cheddar cheese offers a delectable tang.

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