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Up your Cookout Game With These Fast And Fabulous Salads

Need to make something amazing for your next cookout? These fresh and fabulous salads pair perfectly with so many different dishes! They’re all quick, easy, and delish, and are sure to become the hit of the party!

Mexican street corn salad in a blue bowl.
Mexican Street Corn Salad. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Tex-Mex Caesar Salad

Loaded with big and bold Southwestern flavors, this Tex-Mex Caesar Salad is a fun and tasty twist on the original! With cotija cheese, lime, cilantro, and chipotle croutons, you may never want the original again!
Get the recipe: Tex-Mex Caesar Salad

Potato Salad with Herbs & Green Garlic

Say goodbye to boring mayo-based potato salads and say hello to flavor! This herb-packed salad also features the fresh springy flavors of green garlic which gives it a boost in the flavor department! Easy and delish, everyone loves this salad!
Get the recipe: Potato Salad with Herbs & Green Garlic

Broccoli Salad with Almonds & Oranges

Finished Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Almonds in a bowl.
Broccoli Salad with Almonds & Oranges. Photo credit: Cook What You Love

Great salads never go out of style, and this creamy, tangy, and crunchy salad is always the first to go at cookouts and picnics. It’s delish and easy, and who doesn’t love those little mandarin oranges?
Get the recipe: Broccoli Salad with Almonds & Oranges

Antipasto Salad

There’s a bit of everything in this amazing salad! From salami to artichoke hearts, this easy chopped salad is positively bursting with flavor. It’s easy to make ahead, too, because the flavors just get better!
Get the recipe: Antipasto Salad

Cucumber & Feta Salad

There’s nothing better than this crisp and fresh salad on a hot day! Loaded with cucumbers and tangy feta, this creamy salad features oodles of flavor without a lot of work. It pairs perfectly with anything off the grill or smoker.
Get the recipe: Cucumber & Feta Salad

Pesto Orzo Salad

Pesto Orzo Salad. Photo credit: Cook What You Love

Loaded with fun orzo, herby pesto, mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, and more, this easy salad is always a great pick! Make it ahead of time then just grab and go to your cookout so you’re not standing in the kitchen cooking.
Get the recipe: Pesto Orzo Salad

Shrimp Salad with Dill

This super easy protein-packed salad is just about as good as good can get! Tender and sweet salad shrimp are the star of the show, and there’s plenty of dill to give them a flavor boost. It’s creamy and delish and perfect as a side of main dish.
Get the recipe: Shrimp Salad with Dill

Spinach, Asparagus, & Fennel Salad

With a light, refreshing citrus dressing and oodles of flavor, this Spinach, Asparagus and Fennel Salad is perfect for spring and early summer dining!
Get the recipe: Spinach, Asparagus, & Fennel Salad

Shirazi Salad

A top-down shot of Shirazi Salad in a white bowl.
Shirazi Salad. Photo credit: Cook What You Love

This is a terrific salad! Loaded with bright, fresh, crisp veggies and a tangy dressing, it’s a mayo-free salad that everyone will love. There are a few hacks to making it quickly and easily, too, so you’re not chopping all day long.
Get the recipe: Shirazi Salad

Caesar Salad with Bacon Croutons

Jazz up your salad routine with a home-made Caesar Salad! This salad is loaded with garlic and Parmesan, and the bacon croutons are totally delish!
Get the recipe: Caesar Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Few salads have as much flavor as this amazing Mexican Street Corn Salad! Fresh corn niblets are paired with cotija cheese, jalapenos, bell peppers, and plenty of spice. It’s at once creamy and spicy and oh-so-crazy good!
Get the recipe: Mexican Street Corn Salad


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