Delicious Summer Salad Recipe

Summer is the best time to find super fresh ingredients that work perfectly in a salad! This Summer Salad Recipe is full of delicious fresh ingredients and will be a perfect lunch entree, or a simple option to bring to all the summer picnics and BBQs!


Salad Ingredients

  • 3 Romain hearts chopped
  • 1 cup roasted walnuts see note 
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 10 small radishes washed, trimmed, and sliced thin
  • 60g goat cheese crumbled

Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice see note 
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt (or just a pinch)
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon honey, optional


  • Toss all of the salad ingredients.
  • Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, sugar, salt, and mustard until the sugar is completely dissolved. Taste and add more lemon until it has enough of a lemon flavor for you. Add more honey if it becomes overwhelmingly acidic.
  • Stir poppy seeds into the dressing.
  • Congrats! Your delicious summer salad is ready to serve!