14 Delicious Salads to Eat for A Summer Picnic

14 Delicious Salads to Eat for A Summer Picnic

Veggie Picnic Salad

Swedish Potato And Apple Salad

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2 lbs (1 kg) of boiled potatoes with their skin
2 lbs (1kg) granny smith apples, quartered, cored, and thinly sliced ​
2 stalks celery
4 fillets of herring, organic
2 spring onions
2 sprigs of dill
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 tbsp Greek yogurt (or cottage cheese)
1/2 freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon mustard
Salt and pepper

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Summer picnic Salad

Summer Tomato Salad In A Jar

12 tomatoes (try to mix different varieties like Roma, cherry, green, orange)
2 spring onions
1 teaspoon brown sugar
4 tablespoons olive oil
A bunch of fresh thyme
Black pepper
Chili powder

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easy summer salad recipe

Fresh Mozzarella, Melon & Cherry Tomatoes Salad

1 melon (Cantaloupe)
1 pound (500g) small cherry tomatoes
3/4 pound bocconcini (bite-size fresh mozzarella balls, or mozzarella cut into small cubes)
Olive oil
Salt and fresh cracked pepper

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easy Tabbouleh recipe

Bulgur Tabbouleh With Aromatic Herbs

1 3/4 oz (50g) bulgur
2 tomatoes
1 red onion
1 bunch parsley
1 bunch mint
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tbsp olive oil
Ground cumin

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Perfect Summer Picnic Salads

Fresh Tabbouleh Salad

3 large tomatoes
3 1/2 oz (100g) bulgur
3 tablespoons olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
4 onions
2 bunches of parsley
1/2 bunch of mint
Salt and pepper

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Potluck Picnic Dishes

Raw Cauliflower Tabbouleh

½ cauliflower head (about 1 pound – 450g)
2 carrots
10 black olives
1 can of whole kernels corn (10oz – 300g)
1 small bunch fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 small bunch of chives, finely chopped
2 tablespoons of raisins
Walnut kernels
Juice of 1 lime
1 tbsp walnut oil
2 tablespoons canola oil
Salt and pepper

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kids picnic salad

Spiced Asparagus Salad With Avocado, Lemon & Mint Dressing

7 ounces (200g) of green asparagus
1 handful of fresh mint leaves, washed and chopped
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
Chili powder
1 avocado
Salt and pepper

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healthy Cabbage Salad recipe

Red Cabbage Salad

1 small red cabbage
1 fennel bulb
1 Granny Smith apple
5 1/3 ounces (150g) Gorgonzola (or other creamy blue cheese)
3 1/2 (100g) of shelled nuts
2 spring onions with stems
Some chives and parsley
2 tbsp Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon mustard
1 tablespoon walnut vinegar (or cider)
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper

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Quick Delicious Summer Salads

Potato & Shrimps Salad

1lb (500 g) new potatoes
10 ounces (300 g) prawns or shrimps
1 large red onion
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
Few sprigs of parsley
1 1/2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons walnut oil
1 pinch of cumin
Fleur de sel

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Family Picnic Salad

Fresh Chickpea Salad With Cod & Mustard Sauce

2 large tomatoes
1 large cod fillet or 2 small ones (about 1/2 lb – 200g)
1/2 lb (250g) canned chickpeas
juice of 1/2 lemon
1 shallot
1/2 tablespoon mustard
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cube stock for fish (usually lemon, white wine, olive oil)
5 sprigs of cilantro
3 spring onions

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family favorite picnic salad

Grated Carrot Salad With Yogurt Dressing

1 yellow carrot
1 purple carrot
2 orange carrots
1/2 yellow onion
1 small clove of garlic
2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 teaspoon paprika
Some fresh parsley leaves
Salt and pepper

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easy Potato Salad recipe

Herbed Potato Salad


1 1/2 pound (750g) potatoes with firm flesh (small red are just fine)
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 spring onion
2 hard boiled eggs
1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice
1 tablespoon water
Salt and pepper
Fresh or frozen herbs (chive, dill, parsley, fresh thyme…)
2-3 slices of Canadian bacon

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easy Chickpea Salad recipe

Chickpea Salad With Tuna, Corn & Black Olives

1 jar of chickpea (better in cans)
1 small can of tuna in brine
1 small can of corn
1 dozen black olives
2 tbsp chopped coriander
2 tbsp canola oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp dijon mustard
Salt / black pepper

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delicious picnic salads

Grilled Chicken Salad With Arugula, Potato & Cherry Tomatoes

1 2/3 lbs (750g) new potatoes
2 chicken breasts
6 oz (175g) snow peas
1 handful of arugula
2 spring onions
Some cherry tomatoes
Chives, parsley
1 oz (30g) butter
1 tbsp vinegar
Olive oil, salt and pepper

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During the Summer months, what’s better than spending the day in the park with our loved ones on a picnic? But with temperatures rising, the last thing you want to do is to eat something a bit heavy. Fear no more: We’ve got some great ideas for you! These delicious salads are easy to make, they transport well, and you can serve them cold or at room temp. All your picnic-mates need is a fork, a mouth and enjoying the good moments together!

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