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.
Homemade Ranch Dressing
Why buy the mix or bottled dressing when this homemade version is so much better?
This healthy side is a nutrition powerhouse of fiber, calcium and vitamins A & C.
Cucumber and Avocado Gazpacho
The twist on the classic cold vegetable soup dish from Andalusia uses avocado for a delightfully creamy texture.
Tomato Phyllo Pie
Served with a salad, this fresh, simple tomato tart makes a great vegetarian meal.
Arugula Salad with Strawberries and Feta
A little sweet, a little salty, a little peppery—a perfect summer salad.
Sugared Cherries with Lemon Frozen Yogurt
A lemony frozen yogurt pairs perfectly with the season’s best cherries.
Chicken and Squash with Chimichurri Sauce
Summer squash and herbs make this chicken dish fresh and bright.
Strawberry Cream Cheese Parfaits
Combine crumbled vanilla wafers, a ricotta-cream-cheese filling and berries fresh-from-the-field to make the perfect dessert.
Citrus Crabmeat Salad with Pomegranate Seeds
Ruby pomegranate brightens up this seafood salad with both color and flavor.
Easy Peach Crisp
A warm baking dish seems the perfect place to stash the abundance of summer peaches from the market.