Summer salad inspiration
Salads make an excellent dish to enjoy when the weather heats up
Whether you plan to serve them on the side of a main dish, pack them up to eat on the go, or mix and match your ingredients to make a full and delicious meal, here we’ve got some excellent ideas to give you inspiration the next time hunger strikes.
One delicious starter
Making the most of in season plums, this Plum and Goat’s Cheese Salad is a great alternative to a more traditional goat’s cheese-based vegetarian starter. The juicy plums and creamy cheese are perfectly contrasted with the crunch of the pecans, making it one well designed dish ideal for a dinner party starter.
A carefully balanced mix of flavours, in this recipe for a Rocket and Poached Egg Salad you’ll find creamy mozzarella, punchy chilli, sweet sundried tomatoes and peppery rocket, all topped off with a perfectly poached egg. It’s an ideal light lunch to enjoy, or simply leave out the egg and enjoy it as a tasty, balanced side dish.
Serve to the side
This Stilton and Broad Bean Salad makes a wonderful addition to any buffet. Try it as a vegetable side dish for your next barbecue – the addition of stilton and basil make for one tasty flavour combination. It’s also a great option to pack up and take with you on the move thanks to its simple construction.
Jazz up a traditional starter
Looking for a new take on a classic? There’s more to this Melon and Parma Ham Salad than meets the eye. Featuring rocket, mozzarella and balsamic alongside deliciously sweet and honey-like melon pieces, it’s a first course you’ll want to revisit again and again!
Salad for dessert
Trust us, it works. In this refreshing dish, you can make the most of juicy summer flavours – our Citrus Salad with Seed and Nut Crunch makes a delightful way to finish off a meal. It also makes a refreshing first course to your regular breakfast too!
In need of a little more inspiration? Head over to the Morrisons blog for more ideas on summer salads in our post, “Summer salads we love right now”. Featuring fruits, meats, spice and much more, there’ll be something for just about every menu type!
Latest posts by Morrisons (see all)
- Picnics made simple with Morrisons - August 18, 2019
- Summer salad inspiration - August 3, 2019
- Pimm’s Strawberry Meringue Pie - July 19, 2019
- How to create a wildlife garden with the grandchildren this summer - July 4, 2019
- Rhubarb and Custard Cake - June 19, 2019
Leave a Comment!
Community Terms & Conditions
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
be accurate (where they state facts); be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
contain any material which is defamatory of any person; or contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; or promote sexually explicit material; or promote violence; promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; or infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; or be likely to deceive any person; or be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence; or promote any illegal activity; or be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; or be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; or be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
Nurturing a safe environment
Our Silversurfers community is designed to foster friendships, based on trust, honesty, integrity and loyalty and is underpinned by these values.
We don't tolerate swearing, and reserve the right to remove any posts which we feel may offend others... let's keep it friendly!