Summer themed quick and easy recipes

Summer themed quick and easy recipes

The spread of food is colorful and bright and your plate is overflowing with various summer dishes. That’s the spirit of the season, right? However, it is not always easy to find favorite recipes for your summer parties that are healthy, enjoyable and easy to make.

But you’re in luck: these recipes are guaranteed to make your friends and family come back for a few seconds (and maybe a third too)! Check out these hand-picked, irresistible dinners that will take your seasonal feasts to the next level.

Watermelon Feta Salad

What does summer say like a ripe, crunchy watermelon? This is the perfect recipe to add a little extra personality to an otherwise everyday summer item. Not only is this recipe excellent for sharing, it will leave you feeling fresh and clean while you crave more. Plus, this recipe takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. It is an easy dish to whip up at the last minute for a pleasant evening in or to take to an event. You can also add additional ingredients, such as mint, onion, or arugula, to make it all yours. You must try this recipe – don’t miss it!

Beer battered shrimp tacos

Tacos are a classic fan favorite, and the addition of the breaded shrimp with lemon zest costs this recipe to the next level. While it can be the perfect meal all year round, this recipe adds a special mango salsa and fresh feta and tomatoes, making it irresistible in the hot summer sun. Jessica Gavin’s delicious 50-minute recipe has a 5-star rating. It really is too good to be true. Do your loved ones a favor by sharing this delicious meal.

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Lemon Chicken Piccata

Pasta is one of the tastiest and most loved meals, but sometimes the sauce, noodles, or cheese can be too heavy for summer supper. On warm summer evenings it is always best to enjoy a fresh, light and spicy dinner. Find the best of both worlds with About Thyme’s Lemon Chicken Piccata Recipe† This recipe will have you enjoying the light, airy summer flavor in less than 30 minutes while completely indulging in your favorite Italian meal! Not only is it delicious and easy to prepare, but this recipe is sure to be a hit with your favorite dinner companions.

Mediterranean Zucchini Boats

Try adding a dash of colorful Mediterranean flavor to your afternoon family meals for the perfect summer supper. This one fun to make, serving and eating bowls are not only delicious, but also very beneficial for your health. Made with a mix of zucchini, ground beef, various spices and more veggies, you’ll have the meal of your life and reach your nutritional goals for the day! These irresistible bowls are perfect for sharing in a large setting or serving yourself. Plus, you can have all that ready to serve in less than 45 minutes! With a 5-star rating from Gypsyrate, you’re not alone in trying this fantastic recipe! It’s a win win!

Summer means adventure, relaxation and spending your free time with those you love the most. Take advantage of them by preparing them the ideal summer meal.

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