Summer Salads

Cheese is a highly versatile and tasty food which can be used in the cooking of a wide range of dishes - including salads! Cheesy summer salads are refreshing and nutritious and, with over 700 British named cheeses, there are plenty to try. Here just a few examples of how to incorporate British cheese into a great summer salad:

Fresh cheese (e.g. cottage cheese) with tomatoes and cucumbers 
Soft cheese (e.g. British Brie) with potatoes and chicken
Firm hard cheese (e.g. Cheddar) with fruits and nuts
Crumbly hard cheese (e.g. Cheshire) with couscous and vegetables 
Blue cheese (e.g. Blue Stilton) with citrus fruits and green leafy vegetables
Blended cheese (e.g. Wensleydale & Cranberries) on warm bread with salad leaves

Try one of the cheesy salad recipes listed on this page - they are all easy to prepare and combine fresh ingredients to deliver a healthy and flavoursome meal. If you create your own, make sure to read up on the different tastes and textures of British cheese on our information page.

Whichever one you decide to use in your summer salad, remember that cheese is a nutrient-rich food and a source of protein, calcium, phosphorus and vitamin B12.  


Summer Salad Recipes

Wensleydale Salad, go with the grain

Superfood Cheshire Salad

Warm Bean Salad with British Brie

Stilton, Pink Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

Wensleydale open Ciabatta

Blue Stilton, Orange and Spinach Salad

Apple and Cheese Salad

Fruity Three-Cheese Salad

Warm West Country Salad with Farmhouse Cheddar

Fruity Salad Pot with Cucumber Worms and Flowers

Cheesy Pasta Salad

Warm Roasted Beetroot, Pancetta and British Blue Cheese Salad

Roast Chicken, British Brie and Nectarine Summer Salad

Warm Duck, Honeyed Pear and Stilton Salad

American Cobb Salad with British Cheese