Every spring I find myself craving salad—fresh produce and greens, bright colors and flavors. I’ve got salads on my mind, which got me thinking that there’s so much more to be done with salads than we realize. Salads make a perfect appetizer, entree, or even a dessert. And if you don’t believe me, I’ll to prove it to you over the next few weeks in our Spring Salad Series.
Today I’ve collected some salad ideas that make delicious appetizers when skewered on a stick (or even a sturdy green onion, in the case of the potato salad). No utensils or plates required, which is perfect for parties. The stick idea is also a brilliant way to get kids to try salads they might otherwise avoid. Check out these ideas and share your own in the comments section.
1. Strawberry-Spinach Salad on a Stick
2. Greek Salad on a Stick
3. Potato Salad on a Stick
4. Chef Salad on a Stick
5. Caesar Salad on a Stick
6. Caprese Salad on a Stick
7. Antipasto on a Stick
8. Watermelon Mozzarella Salad on a Stick
9. Garden Salad on a Stick
HINT: Drizzle dressings over salad sticks, or serve it on the side. Check out my favorite sweet salad dressings for more inspiration.