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.
Unlike the classic basil pesto, this cilantro-based version adds Southwestern flair to pastas and dips.
Yellow Tomato Soup with Avocados and Cilantro Oil
Take advantage of the heirloom tomatoes you see at the farmer’s market with this easy soup.
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Easy and delicious, this salad makes great use of the specialty tomatoes you’ll find at your farmer’s market.
Curried Fish and Melon Kebabs
Fruity fish kebabs are a low-cal dish that’s perfect for a summer cookout.
Watermelon Gazpacho with Herb Oil
Juicy watermelon joins summer tomatoes in this classic chilled soup.
Grilled Eggplant Pita Sandwiches
East meets…East? Middle-eastern pita and eggplant sandwiches get a little dress-up from some Far-eastern flavors.
Creamy Braising Greens Soup
Who says soup isn’t for spring? This hearty bacon and sausage soup makes the very best of in-season greens.
Fennel and Arugula Salad with Hot Tomato Dressing
Summer’s wildest greens get accented by a sweet and chunky tomato dressing.
Collard Green Salad
The zesty greens in this Southern-style salad are a rich, tasty source of vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Pecan Shortcakes with Blackberries
Sweet berries and cream look beautiful on a rich, nutty shortcake.