Picnic Sides and Salads

Celebrate the season with fresh takes on picnic favorites like pasta and potato salads.

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Antipasto Salad

Giada gives classic pasta salad an Italian twist, tossing traditional antipasto ingredients like salami, cheese, peppers and olives with fusilli.

Get the Recipe: Antipasto Salad

Potato, Tomato, Corn and Basil Salad

Summer salads don't have to come with a high price tag. Dave's delicious version uses seasonal ingredients that will save you money.

Get the Recipe: Potato, Tomato, Corn and Basil Salad

Creamy Potato Salad

Add some kick to this quick potato salad by stirring in some horseradish.

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Cucumber Salad

Ellie's refreshing cucumber salad is an easy addition to any picnic or cookout.

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Lady Marmalade Chicken Salad

Aarti's take on chicken salad features a Greek yogurt dressing and extra crunch from roasted cashews.

Get the Recipe: Lady Marmalade Chicken Salad

Poppy-Seed Potato Salad

Try this mayo-free take on potato salad, made with an easy dressing of Dijon mustard, oil and vinegar.

Get the Recipe: Poppy-Seed Potato Salad

Avocado Salad

Creamy avocado pairs beautifully with sweet mango and crunchy jicama.

Get the Recipe: Avocado Salad

Daikon-Carrot Salad

Use a vegetable peeler to slice carrots and daikon radishes into ribbons for this refreshing salad.

Get the Recipe: Daikon-Carrot Salad

Cornbread Salad

Assemble this salad as you would a trifle. Layer store-bought cornbread with corn, tomatoes, peppers, cheese and more.

Get the Recipe: Cornbread Salad

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