Close your eyes and imagine those quintessential warm weather flavors. Are you picturing a heaping bowl-full of juicy heirloom tomatoes? Are you dreaming of cutting into a ball of buratta cheese drizzled generously with olive oil and balsamic vinegar? Or how about savoring every bite of that fresh lobster you picked up at the seafood market? For us, it’s all of the above; and during the spring and summer months, we can’t help but combine all of these flavors into one bright, fresh salad pulled directly Ina Garten’s many, many cookbooks.
From classic salads, like Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad, and twists on favorites, like her Lobster Cobb Salad, to irresistibly refreshing salads, like her Watermelon & Arugula Salad, Garten has a seemingly never-ending list of salad recipes that embrace seasonal ingredients. But we did the work for you, curating the perfect list showcasing Garten’s best salad recipes perfect for summer meals.
A version of this article was originally published July 2020.