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.
Roasted Halibut a la “Bruschetta”
Add roast fish to sauteed fresh tomatoes and garlic, then serve it on a crisp slab of rugged country bread.
Gingered Buffalo Burgers with Jicama
Diced jicama adds crunch inside the burger and, when combined with lime juice, red pepper and cilantro, a bright note atop the burger.
Summer Vegetables in Parchment Paper
The best summer vegetables all wrapped up in a parchment paper heart.
Stir-Fried Chard with Asian Seasonings
Hearty greens make a perfect side for roast chicken, pork or beef.
This is not a salsa for wimps. It’s hot enough to bring tears to the eyes of any tall Texan.
Portobello Mushroom Marinara Sauce
Too many tomatoes is just the right amount for a big batch of mushroom and tomato pasta sauce.
Corn and Tomato Salad with Lemon Dressing
A tart lemony vinaigrette brings out the crisp bite of fresh veggies in this toothsome salad.
Caprese Salad with Peppers
What goes better with fresh, ripe tomatoes than mozzarella and roasted peppers?
Fresh Cherry Tart
This rustic, overstuffed tart makes enticing use of the summer’s bounty of cherries. Try it with Ranier cherries, too.