Shavuot arrives at one of the most fabulous times of the year. The weather is gorgeous and the most amazing spring produce fills the shelves at local produce and farmers markets. Crisp salads and tangy dressings offer a perfect counterpoint to the many sweet dishes served on Shavuot.

Some of our favorite spring vegetables include asparagus, spring onions, apricots and avocados; all which make incredible additions or starring roles in the following salads which offer up some new ideas and ways to present and think about salad. 

Related: Eleven 10-Ingredient or Less Salad Recipes

Edible Flowerpot Salad

flower pot salad close up

These flowerpot stunners filled with fresh tomatoes, lettuce and mozzarella are deceptively simple to put together.   

Asparagus with Tarragon Dressing

White Asparagus with Tarragon Dressing Pg. 54

You can use any variety of asparagus in this recipe. 

Spring Green Fruit Salad

Spring Green Fruit Salad

We love this fresh green fruit salad that just screams, "spring is in the air". The addition of lightly sparkling wine makes it festive and guest worthy.  

Roasted Cherry & Feta Salad

Roasted Cherry and Feta Salad

This Roasted Cherry and Feta Salad is the perfect combination of fruit, cheese, and veggies, for the ultimate refreshing spring or summer salad.  

Avocado and Seared Tuna Steak Salad

Avocado and Seared Tuna Salad

This Avocado and Seared Tuna Steak Salad rivals any restaurant version.  

Colorful Garden Salad with Creamy Pesto


An exquisite, colorful garden salad with creamy pesto dressing. Don't forget to display it proudly in a clear, glass bowl.  

Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Pears


Fried goat cheese rounds are a special touch in this salad of contrasts. All other salad components can be prepared ahead and stored separately until serving time.  

Bitter and Sweet Radicchio Salad

Bitter and Sweet Radicchio Salad

Combine bitter radicchio with a sweet dressing and fruits and you will have a perfect balance of flavors in this spring salad.  

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