Summer is here! And whether the sun’s out or not, we’re all about gorgeous salads for a fresh and tasty lunch or a quick supper.

The beauty of these summer salad recipes is that you can take them in any direction you like. Think about texture, colour and seasonality – get chopping, and go!

GORGEOUS GADO-GADO


Tossed with the most incredible peanut dressing, which to be honest is more of a substantial sauce, and served with something crunchy on the side, such as prawn crackers, the gado-gado is a winning combination.

HEALTHY CHICKEN CAESAR


Finely sliced cauliflower isn’t just delicious – when it’s eaten raw we get twice as much vitamin B6 and three times as much potassium, keeping our nervous systems healthy.

BLACKENED CHICKEN

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Colourful, exciting and full of flavour, this is an epic San Fran-inspired salad and super-quick to throw together. As summer salad recipes go, this is up there with the best!

INDIAN CHOPPED SALAD

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Jamie’s Indian-inspired recipe embraces the wonderful perfumes and aromas of the spices, bringing a different texture and flavour to a chopped salad. Great to eat, and fun to make.

EPIC EGG SALAD

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A properly done old-school classic that is out-of-this-world delicious! If you haven’t made your own salad cream from scratch before, you’re in for a treat.

SALMON SUMMER SALAD

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A posh twist on the good old potato salad, it’s the light, lemony yoghurt dressing that makes this simple salmon dish perfect for summer.

CARROT & GRAIN SALAD

carrot and grain salad with pomegranate

A new classic from Jamie’s book 5 Ingredients – Quick & Easy Food, this recipe works in its own right as a light lunch, or as a beautiful picnic and barbecue side dish.

For more  summer salad recipes and inspiration, check out our video playlist for fresh vegetables.