Grilled Salads that Prove a Little Char Goes a Long Way

Break out your grill master skills on a warm night and turn your favorite salad into something a bit more special with recipes from Food Network.

Dinner salads and grilling are summer staples. Put them together and you get a winning dish that brings all the best flavors of the season together. Break out your grill master skills on a warm night and turn your favorite salad into something a bit more special.

Heads of romaine, avocado halves and ears of corn are made even better with a smoky char. Bright cherry tomatoes add some zing and bring the salad together.

Mix some margaritas while you grill up this simple summer salad. Jalapeno and poblano peppers heat things up, so don’t be afraid to add a generous sprinkle of Cojita cheese to cool things down.

This hearty dinner gets lightened up as a special dinner salad. Serve it at your next dinner party for a fancy meal without all the work.

Asian flavors compliment sweet meat and grilled plums. Fresh veggies and roasted nuts add crunch.

A grilled version of the classic Caesar salad, as seen on Food Network's The Kitchen.

Photo by: David Katz

David Katz

Marcela Valladolid’s salad is perfect as a party side dish or quickly becomes a main with the addition of grilled chicken or fish.

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