We’re in the thick of summer which means less time to cook and more time to chill in the sun. This recipe roundup should give you several ideas to help you enjoy your summer to the max while still providing delicious meals for your family.
The perfect summer recipes are, of course, easy summer recipes. These recipes will be delicious and easy to make! If the kids are home from school with you they would enjoy helping you pull them together!
How to make the perfect summer feast?
For summer recipes, make foods that are easy and fast to make. Summer is great for grilling, quick pasta dishes, and easy summer salads.
Simple and easy to make, this delicious yellow squash soup is the perfect way to make the most of the season’s produce. Ready to serve in around 30 minutes, it’s perfect to serve for lunch or a sit-down appetizer.
These Southern pickled shrimp are one delicious and easy appetizer! Fun and colorful to serve, they are perfectly briny with just a little spice. They make for a wonderful addition to serve at a party.
It’s so quick and easy to make a batch of shredded BBQ chicken in your pressure cooker. You just need four ingredients and it’s ready to enjoy in less than 30 minutes! For best results, use my bbq seasoning and bbq sauce, or use whichever is your favorite.
You can't have summertime without delicious BBQ! This NC Western-style bbq sauce is a vinegar-based sauce that goes well with dishes like pulled pork or chicken. Make a huge batch and use it for all your summertime BBQs.
These Nashville style hot chicken tenders are so easy to make in the air fryer! These tenders are so wonderfully crispy and juicy, they rival any you’ve had in a restaurant! Ready to serve in less than half an hour.
If you are looking to mix up your weekly meals, this easy Mongolian beef is perfect for you! This rich and flavorful dish is on the table in 20 minutes and is a dish the whole family will love. Serve with rice or noodles for a filling and well balanced weeknight dinner.
Beets come alive during the summer time heat. Pair these roasted beets with orange and top it with a delicious sweet orange dressing. Feta cheese, toasted walnuts, and arugula are added to make this the perfect summer salad.
Sometimes the weather is just too hot to turn on the oven or go outside to grill. That's when these marinated vegetables in the air fryer come in hand. Made with your favorite summer vegetables like zucchini and bell peppers, this recipe is perfect for those long summer days.
Looking for a summer dessert recipe? Then this delicious and easy to make Southern Chess Pie is a perfect choice! Made with a few simple ingredients, I just know you will love this sweet and rich pie! Use homemade pie crust or store bought.
This post was originally published on July 15, 2021. It has been updated with additional recipes.