Summer Salads Part 3 – Summer Vegetable Salad Recipe

| August 15, 2014 | 17 Comments

While at the Carp Market I picked up a big bunch of fresh vegetables.  I just bought whatever looked freshest, and added it to my basket.  Here is a sample of what I picked up:

Carp Market Goodies

Carp Market Goodies

I wanted to make a salad with as much of the produce as possible, as I thought all mixed together it would be so summery and delicious.  I just chopped it all up and then added some dressing and it was the perfect complement to a barbecue dinner.


All chopped up and ready to be mixed


My kids love this salad, and I make variations of it all year long. You can add onions, lettuce, beans, anything that strikes your fancy. Enjoy!

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I am an active mother of two fabulous kids that make me smile every day. I love to cook old favourites and try out new recipes and never let my kids’ nut and egg allergy get in the way! I am forever dragging my husband all over town to try out the latest and greatest new spots to eat but for the most part I think he’s a willing participant. I would call myself a Foodie but then you would think I was pretentious, so I won't go there. I am an avid reader, pretty much anything I can get my hands on, anytime I can squeeze it in. (Yes that was me you saw reading while I was running on the treadmill at the gym). I love to write and share all my great finds whenever I can! Let’s eat!

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  1. Laurel says:

    Yum! Looks very festive and I’m sure was delicious!

  2. Laurie P says:

    Grandpa just delivered some garden veggies this morning….we’ll have to do a salad for our late lunch!

  3. Anne Taylor says:

    This salad looks delish!! I’d add some beets and chick peas!

  4. Judy Cowan says:

    Sounds really good, I have all the ingredients so I think it will be on the menu for this weekend.

  5. Suzie M says:

    That looks so good going to the market on Sat

  6. Victoria Ess says:

    This looks so fresh and tasty! I love the simple dressing!

  7. jaimeem says:

    Mmmm, perfect thing to do with all of those garden veggies

  8. KD says:

    That sounds delicious! I was just at the farmer`s market this morning…

  9. kathy downey says:

    This looks so good,I love fresh food

  10. Tina F says:

    now this is the type of nutricious plate that is great to eat every day with a few changes so you dont get tired of it With a garden this is going to be so fun to make

  11. kathy downey says:

    Nothing better than fresh from the garden

  12. kathy downey says:

    This salad looks so good I’d just add a few black beans

  13. Chandra Christine O'Connor says:

    basil my fav herb

  14. Wanda Tracey says:

    I love fresh salads and am always scouting for a new variation.This looks lovely.

  15. Amy Lovell says:

    Oh boy does this ever sound good! Thanks! Cannot wait to make this!

  16. Debbie White Beattie says:

    As I read this and looked at the ingredients and the pictures it makes me want summer back and soon so can have all of the fresh produce again that you can’t get through winter

  17. Shirley P says:

    This salad looks super delicious

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