The healthiest salads you need for this summer: quick to prepare, light, colorful and tasty!
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Enjoy the Season with a triumph of watermelon, berries, peaches, pineapple, and more. Try these refreshing salads: good as sides, perfect as a meal substitute, excellent as dessert, refreshing as breakfast. Here is our collection of delicious fruit salad recipes mixed with vegetables, cheese, and nuts. Choose your favorite recipe!
Melon and Pineapple Fruit Salad
The perfect marriage of the summer? The one between melon and pineapple. You will need watermelon cubes, cantaloupe cubes, and pineapple cubes. Make a fresh dressing with lemon juice and honey, and dress your salad. Sprinkle with mint.
Berries and Balsamic Dressing
Fresh berries and balsamic vinegar are the stars of this recipe. You will need fresh berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries). The final touch is a dressing of balsamic vinegar, honey, and sugar. For an even tastier finish, top your salad with aged ricotta cheese or shaved Parmigiano.
Blueberry, Watermelon and Feta Salad
This refreshing salad is simple and quick to prepare. It is the perfect dish for a summer lunch or a light dinner. Make a dressing combining one tablespoon of honey, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, and salt. Add watermelon cubes, blueberries and feta crumble. Garnish with basil and mint leaves. To make it extra delicious, add some walnuts.
Watermelon and Cucumber Salad
This salad contains the best of summer flavors. In a large bowl, combine watermelon cubes, melon cubes, thin slices of cucumber, shaved Parmigiano. Stir gently. Make your vinaigrette by mixing honey, lime juice, chopped basil, salt, and oil in a small bowl.
It is the most fragrant summer fruit. Here's how to use it in an easy and delicious recipe. We will need sliced nectarines, San Marzano tomatoes, feta cheese cubes, walnuts or pecans, mint, basil, extra virgin olive oil, salt. In a large tray, place peaches, tomatoes, and feta. Sprinkle with walnuts. Garnish with mint and basil leaves. Season with salt and extra virgin olive oil.
Arugula, Pear, Walnut, and Pecorino Cheese
In Italy, an old saying is: Don't let the farmer know how good cheese is with pear. And it's true, the combination of pear and cheese is perfect. Here is a recipe with arugula, pear, and pecorino cheese. Combine arugula, sliced pears, shaved pecorino cheese, chopped walnuts. Complete with a dressing made with a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of salt, and a grinding of pepper. Add a few drops of honey and serve.