The bounty of fresh produce and greens at the farmers markets right now just scream “salad!” Here are five fresh, easy-to-prepare salads that are gorgeous enough to bring to your next potluck party. With all the fun textures and flavors, they’re sure to be a hit at any gathering.
1. Nutty: Fennel Slaw with Walnut-Arugula Pesto
Pulse 3/4 cups toasted walnuts with 8 cups baby arugula and 1 garlic clove. Slowly drizzle in olive oil until smooth and saucy. Toss with shaved fennel. Bonus: this pesto is also great on pasta.