No-Cook Healthy Salad Recipes for the Summer

One of the most unpleasant things in the summer are heating up a kitchen while cooking a meal. But being in the kitchen during the warm summer months doesn’t have to be miserable. With these four, no-cook, and healthy salad recipes, you’ll enjoy being in the kitchen, and of course your family will too. These healthy, no-cook recipes are perfect for lunches, dinner, parties, and gatherings.

Red Bell Pepper and Cherry Tomato Salad
Serves: 4-5 people
Ingredients:

-20 halved cherry tomatoes
-1/2 cup of red bell pepper strips
-1/2 cup of roasted red bell pepper strips
-4 table spoons of olive oil
-a pinch of safron
-a pinch of ground cumin
-1/3 teaspoon of white wine vinegar
-1/2 teaspoon basil
-20 halved cherry tomatoes-1/2 cup of red bell pepper strips-1/2 cup of roasted red bell pepper strips-4 table spoons of olive oil-a pinch of safron-a pinch of ground cumin-1/3 teaspoon of white wine vinegar-1/2 teaspoon basil
-20 halved cherry tomatoes-1/2 cup of red bell pepper strips-1/2 cup of roasted red bell pepper strips-4 table spoons of olive oil-a pinch of safron-a pinch of ground cumin-1/3 teaspoon of white wine vinegar-1/2 teaspoon basil

Preparation:
Combine all ingredients together. Season with black pepper and table salt for taste. You can make this about 2 hours ahead of time. Toss occassionally for taste and freshness.

Layed Iceberg Lettuce Salad
Serves: 8 people
Ingredients:
-1/2 large head iceburg lettuce
-1 (8-ounce) can of water chestnuts, drained and chopped finely
-1 cup celery.
-1 cup green pepper
-1 (17-ounce) can Lesueur petit peas
-1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
-1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
-1 (3-ounce) jar of bacon bits
-1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
-1/4 cup of shreeded american cheese

Preparation:
Shread head of lettuce, celery, and green pepper. Layer in serving bowl as follows: lettuce, water chestnuts, celery, green peppers, and peas. Spread mayonnaise evenly over top. Sprinkle with sugar, then cheeses and finally bacon bits. Cover tightly in container and chill for 6 hours.

Summer Cucumber Salad
Serves: 8 people
Ingredients:
-1 thinly sliced cucumber
-1 thinly sliced white onion
-1/2 cup of white wine vinegar
-1/2 cup of white sugar
-pinch of parsley
-1 head of shredded lettuce

Preparation:
Combine all ingredients together. Let salad sit for 1-2 hours and toss occassionally. Keeps well in tightly sealed container in fridge.

And there you have it! Three simple salad recipes that will surely be the delight of any party or meal, and won’t keep you out of the kitchen. Enjoy!

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