Looking for summer recipes? June through September gardens are awash with juicy red tomatoes, thick green beans, purple eggplants and bushy basil. Fresh vibrant foods are in order. We have summer recipes ideal for quick cooking or no cooking at all.
Tupelo Honey Coleslaw
From barbecues to fish-fries, coleslaw is the preferred side. Cooks around the South will swear by theirs. This once is a mash-up of creamy and vinegary, and it’s pretty darn good anytime.
This salsa capitalizes on a plentiful crop of cucumbers and tomatoes harvested in the summertime. Try using heirloom tomatoes like Cherokee Purple and Brandywine.
Chicken and Fresh Corn Enchilada Bake
A yummy chicken dish that can be tossed together just about any way. Great use for your fresh corn but be sure to use corn tortillas that stand up to sauce.
Quick Creamy Corn Chowder
A new take on a classic recipe this recipe uses common items to create a creamy blend for a cold day.
Easy Lemonade Granita
This cool lemony treat is sure to be a comfort on a hot summer day. Easy to make and fun to eat with family and friends, even the kids!
Mediterranean Tomato Bruschetta
An easy appetizer with ripe tomatoes, black olives and crumbly feta that’s perfect for holiday parties and special occasions.
Lemon-Herb Chicken with Yogurt Dill Sauce
A perfect meal with fresh summery herbs. Eat as you wish, with beer or wine, hot or cold.
Nicoise Potato Salad with Tuna
Take a trip to southern France with this salad of potatoes, tuna, asparagus, radishes and olives.
Fresh and Fruity Coconut Lime Mojito
The combination of flavors is so mellow and sweet it will transport you straight to Jamaica. Or St. Martin. Or the Mediterranean.
Cherry Chocolate Banana Shake
Chocolate and cherries are a classic combination in this low-fat breakfast smoothie.
Bacon-Topped Eggplant with Black Olives
Cook eggplants in boiling salted water until softened but not cooked completely, 8 to 10 minutes. Cut into halves and hollow out centers. Leave shell…
Dark Leafy Greens with Caramelized Onions, Raisins and Maple Walnuts
This recipe takes advantage of raisins and maple glazed walnuts for a nutrient-packed bite of yum!
Grilled Summer Vegetable Sandwich
Serrano ham and a spicy Romesco sauce add punch to this grilled vegetable sandwich.
Braised Summer Vegetables with Basil Broth
Beets, carrots and cherry tomatoes are braised in the basily broth.