Picnic Salad Recipes

These recipes are easy to pack and take to a picnic.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Broccoli Salad

Trisha packs a ton of flavors and textures into this one salad. Coating the broccoli in a mayonnaise-vinegar mixture allows the diced bacon, onion, raisins and sunflower seeds to adhere, so you get a bit of salt, crunch and sweetness in every bite.

Summer Chicken Salad

Ree turns chicken salad into a hand-held treat by serving it up in fresh butter lettuce cups. A drizzle of her creamy feta-based dressing will put this picnic snack over the edge.

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Crunchy Noodle Salad

Ina coats thin spaghetti in a sweet-pungent dressing made from rice vinegar, soy sauce, honey, ginger and peanut butter. Fresh vegetables add color and crunch — fitting for an outdoor gathering.

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Three-Bean Salad

Crisp, blanched green beans add crunch to offset the tenderness of the kidney beans and cannellinis in this bright summer salad.

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German-Style Potato Salad

Coat tender boiled potatoes in a vinegar-mustard sauce along with crisp minced bacon and fresh parsley for a classic, comforting salad that's perfect for picnics with friends and family.

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