Arugula, Radicchio, and Fennel Salad
Walnuts and parmesan add richness to this crunchy salad from The Yellow Table's Anna Watson Carl. Get the recipe for Arugula, Radicchio, and Fennel Salad ». Matt Taylor-Gross
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When it gets to be deep summer, and our kitchens aren’t cooled by central air, the thought of turning on the stove or oven at all feels like too much to bear. Which is why we’re all about the main course salad: the one-pot meal of warm-weather cooking. From spinach and tofu salad to the best thing to do with hearts of palm, see all our favorite main course salad recipes below.

"Cucumber

Cucumber and Corn Salad with Pomegranate and Poppy Seeds

Cucumber and Corn Salad with Pomegranate and Poppy Seeds

Pomegranate seeds add a pop of tart juice to each bite of this buttery sautéed corn salad with crunchy cucumbers and a toasty sesame oil vinaigrette. Get the recipe for Cucumber and Corn Salad with Pomegranate and Poppy Seeds »

"Tomato

Tomato Salad with Green Beans and Basil

Tomato Salad with Green Beans and Basil

Tearing the basil leaves for this simple salad releases their aroma while preventing the bruising that results from chopping. Get the recipe for Tomato Salad with Green Beans and Basil »

"Peach

Peach Plum Salad

Red wine vinegar balances the sweetness of ripe fruit, while cilantro and basil add a floral note to this fresh summer salad. Get the recipe for Peach Plum Salad »

In this salad red wine vinegar balances the sweetness of ripe fruit, while cilantro and basil add a floral note. Get the recipe for Peach and Plum Salad »

"Hearts

Hearts Of Palm and Avocado Salad

Hearts Of Palm and Avocado Salad

Canned hearts of palm have a vegetal, slightly nutty flavor similar to artichokes, and they combine perfectly with butter lettuce and avocado. Get the recipe for Hearts of Palm And Avocado Salad

"Raw

Raw Celery Root Salad with Apples and Parsley

Raw Celery Root Salad with Apples and Parsley

Crisp, raw celery root (a.k.a. celeriac) mingles with tart, julienned apples, crunchy croutons, and a tarragon-infused, mayonnaise-based dressing in this raw salad. Get the recipe for Raw Celery Root Salad with Apples and Parsley »

"Spinach

Spinach and Tofu Salad with Peanut–Miso Dressing

Spinach and Tofu Salad with Peanut–Miso Dressing

Tofu adds creaminess to this spare salad of spinach dressed with peanut butter and red miso paste. Get the recipe for Spinach and Tofu Salad with Peanut–Miso Dressing »

"Tricolore

Tricolore Salad with Grapefruit Saba Vinaigrette

Grapefruit supremes (segments of pulp separated from the membrane) and aged balsamic vinegar brighten this classic Italian salad from author Dana Bowen. Get the recipe for Tricolore Salad with Grapefruit Saba Vinaigrette »

Grapefruit supremes (segments of pulp separated from the membrane) and aged balsamic vinegar brighten this classic Italian salad from author Dana Bowen. Get the recipe for Tricolore Salad with Grapefruit Saba Vinaigrette »

"Arugula,

Arugula, Radicchio, and Fennel Salad

Walnuts and parmesan add richness to this crunchy salad from The Yellow Table’s Anna Watson Carl. Get the recipe for Arugula, Radicchio, and Fennel Salad »

Walnuts and parmesan add richness to this crunchy salad from The Yellow Table’s Anna Watson Carl. Get the recipe for Arugula, Radicchio, and Fennel Salad »

"Radish

Radish and Cilantro Salad with Goat Cheese

Radish and Cilantro Salad with Goat Cheese

In this simple Japan-meets-California salad, radishes are tossed with cilantro and a fragrant rice vinegar and soy sauce vinaigrette before topped with goat cheese. Get the recipe for Radish and Cilantro Salad with Goat Cheese »

"Shaved

Shaved Cauliflower and Radicchio Salad

Aleppo pepper (a tangy Middle Eastern spice), raisins, and raw cauliflower marry in this simple yet unusual salad. Get the recipe for Shaved Cauliflower and Radicchio Salad »

Aleppo pepper (a tangy Middle Eastern spice), raisins, and raw cauliflower marry in this simple yet unusual salad. Get the recipe for Shaved Cauliflower and Radicchio Salad »

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