The Best Potluck Salad Recipes

A collection of the best potluck salad recipes for spring and summer!

It’s getting to be that time of the year again loves. It’s potluck and bbq season! And if you’re anything like me you’ll be scowering the internet in search of some tasty (and easy) recipes. Well look no further because I’ve got you covered! I’ve complied a list of the best potluck salad recipes that take no time at all to make and are sure to knock the socks off your guests this season! Check them out!

A delicious pasta salad recipe made with all the ingredients of your favorite supreme and pepperoni pizza! It's hearty, flavorful and so easy to make!

1. Pizza Pasta Salad

It’s everything you love about pizza but in pasta salad form! Easy, simple and made with minimal ingredients too! (This is the number 1 pasta salad that I get asked for all the time!)

Pesto lovers - this one's for you! This pasta salad is zesty, creamy, super fresh and packs a punch with that flavor!

2. Pesto Pasta Salad with Tomatoes & Mozzarella

Everyone needs a go-to pesto pasta salad recipe and this one is it! Fresh tomatoes and mozzarella are tossed with your favorite type of pasta and dressed in the BEST homemade kale pesto! It’s fast, simple and so easy to make!

A healthy kale salad recipe made with peaches, blueberries and toasted pepitas! It's light, refreshing and sure to becoming your go-to side dish this summer!

3. Summer Peach & Blueberry Kale Salad

This salad is perfect for the warmer weather! It’s light, refreshing and so easy to put together too! (Also one of my most requested recipes from friends and family. 😉 )

Avocado, tomatoes, mozzarella and fresh basil are all tossed in a simple balsamic dressing with salt and pepper! It's the perfect side dish for any occasion!

4. Easy Avocado, Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

Caprese lovers – this one’s for you! Juicy tomatoes, creamy avocado, fresh mozzarella and basil all toss in a simple balsamic “dressing”! It just doesn’t get any better than that!

A white bowl filled with cilantro lime pasta salad dressed in a lightened up cilantro lime cream sauce

5. Cilantro Lime Pasta Salad

A true favorite during summer! This hearty salad is full of Mexican flare and has the best lightened up cilantro lime dressing! (Plus it can easily be turned into a main dish too!)

Sweet, healthy and absolutely delicious! This winter fruit salad is sure to become a family favorite in no time!

6. Fruit Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing

Every bbq has to have a fruit salad right?! And your guests will be in awe with this one! Not only is it insanely delicious BUT it’s also gorgeous to look at too!

7. Loaded Italian Salad

Who doesn’t love a good Italian salad right?! And my guess is your guests will go CRAZY for this one! Pepperoni, salami, mozzarella, tomatoes, olives, pepperoncinis – It’s just got it all!

Watermelon, blueberry and feta salad is a light and refreshing side dish that's perfect for summer! It's easy to make and is always a crowd pleaser!

8. Watermelon, Blueberry & Feta Salad

For those with a more sophistcated palette, give this tasty salad a try! Juicy watermelon is paired with salty feta cheese and sweet blueberries then tossed in a sweet and tangy dressing! It’s a wild ride for your tastebuds!

A healthier pasta salad recipe made with lemon, fresh basil, parmesan cheese and a homemade lemon-basil vinaigrette! It's the perfect side dish for summer!

9. Lemon Basil Pasta Salad

There’s just something about lemon & basil that screams summer (or spring) to me! And this simple pasta salad is loaded with these flavors! Trust me loves, this is one recipe you’ll want to hold on to!

Grape and feta kale salad is a refreshingly light side dish that's just perfect for parties and potlucks! It's only 4 ingredients and is tossed with a lemon dijon vinaigrette too!

10. Grape & Feta Kale Salad

Ever tried grapes in your salad? If you haven’t then trust me when I say, you’ll never look back! They’re sweetness pairs perfectly with your salty feta and the lemon dijon dressing ties it all together!

I feel like I could include so many more, but these dishes really are the best potluck salad recipes to keep your guests coming back for more!

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