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.
Tortellini, Greens and Bean Soup
This “soup” with greens and tortellini is more like a brothy pasta main dish.
Guacamole is an avocado showcase that everybody digs. Enjoy as a dip for tortilla chips or spread onto warm flour tortillas, rolled and eaten out of hand.
Pico de Gallo
Pico made fresh in your kitchen from tomatoes, peppers and onions seasoned with lime and cilantro.
Guacamole en Molcajete
This is a purist’s guacamole, stripped down to its barest—and freshest—essentials.
This is one crunchy cat you’ll be glad to have in your home. The succulent flesh of the fish is accented with cheese, toasty hazelnuts and herbs.
Grilled Shrimp with Orange and Habanero Mojo
These fiery hot and citrus-laced shrimp will really get your mojo working.
Grilled and Marinated Zucchini and Yellow Squash
Chef Bobby Flay notes, “It’s amazing how a quick and simply marinade can change the flavors of zucchini and yellow squash. This lemony-peppery mixture really wakes them up.”
Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Mint Pepper Jelly
The aroma of lamb meeting fire stirs the most ancient of gustatory desires. That and a little mint jelly on the side and you have a picnic.