10 Yummy Salads to Cool down Your Summer ...


Summers are great for lazing around by the pool, sipping a cool drink and soaking up the sun.

Not to mention, fabulous deck barbecues and fun parties with friends.

There’s nothing like a salad to compliment any get together and during summer time, you want one of the cool refreshing varieties.

Here are 10 yummy salads to cool down your summer.

1. Tomato, Cucumber and Corn Salad

Tomato, Cucumber and Corn Salad

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This salad is super easy to prepare.

As the name suggests, chop a few tomatoes and cucumbers.2

Combine these with corn and if you want a little extra edge, throw in a little fresh basil.

The end result is a fresh and invigorating salad, perfectly suitable for any afternoon barbecue.

2. Succotash Salad

This dish originates from New England and adds a zesty edge to your picnic table.

Combine some seasonal green beans, corn kernels and chunky slices of radish with a divine vinaigrette of horseradish and mustard.

You will have a tangy crunchy salad perfectly suitable for any grilled meal.

3. Green Bean Salad with Jalapenos and Mint

If you need a salad to take to a potluck consider this spicy addition.

Gently steam fresh green beans until they are cooked but retain their color.

Prepare a spicy dressing of jalapenos and mint, which you can add immediately.

It gets better as time passes making it a totally hassle free salad.

4. Mexican Salad

Mexican Salad

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For colorful touch to any summer afternoon meal, why not consider a Mexican Salad?

The ingredients are simple enough – tomatoes, black beans, corn and a few red and green bell peppers.

The dressing is a squeeze of a lemon and voila, you have a bright and cheery side dish.

5. Zucchini Wafers Salad

For a really cool and refreshing salad, go for finely sliced zucchinis combined with some shredded chicken or grilled fish.

It’s sure to be a favorite on any dinner table.

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