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12 Deli Summer Salad Recipes

By: Nathan Maisel, Editor,

When the sun is shining, it's the perfect time to go out and have a picnic. This wonderful collection of Deli Summer Salad Recipes provides you with some of the best summer salads.  From egg salad recipes to chicken salad recipes, there is something for everyone in this yummy collection. 

There are so many different ways people enjoy their summer salad recipes.  Some people prefer their classic potato summer salad to have yellow mustard and dill in it.  While others think that putting mustard in a potato salad is unlawful, even blasphemous.  What’s great about a picnic is that it allows you to try a little of everything.  It’s conducive to sharing, and we can’t complain about that.  Swap and trade your summer salad recipes with your friends.  If they have a chicken salad sandwich and you have a tuna salad sandwich, try trading halves and enjoy the best of both worlds.

It’s easy to go out to your local deli and get your favorite summer salad recipes, but why waste money when you can make it yourself?  If you do it yourself, you can use fresh in-season ingredients and prep it the way you like it.  If you like olives and green peppers in your pasta salad recipes, then you go ahead and put them in there.  When you go on a picnic you want everything to be perfect, so why not make something you know you’re going to absolutely love.


Summer Salad Recipes for the Family

Put down the blanket, open up the basket, and enjoy your summer salad recipes.  You and your picnic are in for a real treat.  Keep cool and enjoy. 

Picnic Pasta Salad - Forget about those boring store-bought pasta summer salad recipes. Make your own fresh and flavorful tortellini salad, loaded with vegetables.


Easy Greek Pasta Salad - Make a simple and flavorful pasta salad in minutes. Simply mix all the ingredients together and let the flavors meld.


Easy Chicken Salad Sandwiches - These chicken salad sandwiches couldn't be easier to make. You can use canned chicken or cut-up leftovers from a past chicken dinner in this summer salad.


Classic Egg Salad Sandwich - This version has the traditional ingredients that you expect to find in all chicken salad recipes: hard-boiled eggs, onion, celery, mayo and mustard.  Yum.


Classic Potato Salad - A classic potato salad recipe, for those who like to stay basic with their spuds. This recipe will make you nostalgic for those long 4th of July weekends from when you were a kid!


Chicken Pasta Salad - Try this quick and easy chicken pasta salad that is so hearty, it's a complete meal. Great for summer and potluck dinners, salad recipes are always as quick as they are delicious!


American Potato Salad - This classic American potato salad recipe is sure to please any crowd. Loaded will all of your favorite ingredients, summer salad recipes don't get any better than this.

Dill Potato Salad - Beware of summer salad recipes like this one.  One bite may just knock you socks off.  It's that good.


3 Step Cole Slaw - This 3-Step Cole Slaw recipe may be the perfect one for you. Just three easy steps and you'll have a delicious tasting summer salad your friends and family will love.


Best Chicken Salad Ever - Not only is this the best chicken salad ever, it's the easiest, too! With just 5 basic ingredients (plus salt and pepper, if you want), it's quick and simple, and is perfect for your next picnic or party.


Easy Cheesy Tuna Salad - This tuna salad is a great new take on a classic recipe. Don't worry, this tuna still has all the old standbys like mayo and mustard, but it's made even better with the addition of parmesan cheese and capers.


7 Layer Salad - This classic salad is a favorite for potlucks and big parties. Layer on the lettuce, peppers, onions, celery, cheese and peas and then top it off with a sweet Hellmann's mayonnaise dressing for one of the best summer salad recipes.





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