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Eight Summer Salads To Bring To A Potluck

Posted: 07/09/2012 6:57 pm

With all the block parties, picnics and BBQs this time of year, you can never have too many recipes for fabulous summer salads. Rather than the typical mayonnaise-laden fare, why not bring one of these bright and colorful salads? They're so much healthier and sure to please a crowd.


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  • Asian Chicken Noodle Salad With Ginger Peanut Dressing

    Everything you want a summertime meal to be: flavorful, light and totally satisfying. <strong><a href="http://www.onceuponachef.com/2011/07/asian-noodle-salad-with-ginger-peanut-dressing.html" target="_hplink">Get the recipe</a></strong>

  • Black Bean Salad With Corn, Red Peppers And Avocado In Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

    This festive salad is perfect for entertaining because you can make it ahead of time -- in fact, you should because it gets better and better the longer it sits. <strong><a href="http://www.onceuponachef.com/2010/08/black-bean-salad-with-corn-red-peppers-avocado-lime-cilantro-vinaigrette.html" target="_hplink">Get the recipe</a></strong>

  • Fresh Corn Salad With Scallions & Basil

    Serve this delicious fresh corn salad at your next picnic or BBQ. It's a refreshing change from typical corn on the cob slathered with butter. <strong><a href="http://www.onceuponachef.com/2012/05/fresh-corn-salad-with-scallions-and-basil.html" target="_hplink">Get the recipe</a></strong>

  • Grilled Asparagus & Feta Salad

    Grilled asparagus pairs beautifully with feta and lemon-scented olive oil. <a href="http://www.onceuponachef.com/2010/06/grilled-asparagus-feta-salad.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Get the recipe</strong></a>

  • Asian Slaw With Ginger Peanut Dressing

    This Asian slaw is great way to eat your colors, and it's every bit as delicious as it is healthful. <strong><a href="http://www.onceuponachef.com/2011/03/asian-slaw-with-ginger-peanut-dressing.html" target="_hplink">Get the recipe</a></strong>

  • Baby Spinach With Fresh Berries, Pecans And Goat Cheese In Raspberry Vinaigrette

    Usually we think of fresh berries as something to eat for breakfast or dessert, but here they make an elegant addition to a savory salad of baby spinach, pecans and goat cheese. <strong><a href="http://www.onceuponachef.com/2012/05/baby-spinach-with-fresh-berries-pecans-goat-cheese-in-raspberry-vinaigrette.html" target="_hplink">Get the recipe</a></strong>

  • Chinese Chicken Salad With Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette

    With crisp greens, colorful vegetables, fresh herbs, crunchy nuts and roasted chicken in an Asian-style vinaigrette, this salad-as-a-meal is light yet completely satisfying. <a href="http://www.onceuponachef.com/2012/06/chinese-chicken-salad-with-sesame-ginger-dressing.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Get the recipe</strong></a>

  • Quinoa Salad With Corn, Tomatoes, Avocado And Lime

    Quinoa is a high protein seed with a fluffy, slightly crunchy texture. It pairs beautifully with corn, tomatoes and avocado in this Southwestern-style salad. <strong><a href="http://www.onceuponachef.com/2011/08/quinoa-with-corn-tomatoes-avocado-lime.html" target="_hplink">Get the recipe</a></strong>

 
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