Keep Your Cool: 21 No-Cook Dishes

Step away from the stove. You can un-cook the perfect summertime meal with these dinner-worthy salads, sandwiches and wraps.

Part of: Summer Grilling

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Mexican Ceviche

"This recipe is worth 10 million stars. We are captivated! I served it on lettuce-lined plates and it was a perfect supper for us."

-ratherbeswimmin'

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Classic Tuna Salad

"This is the best tuna salad ever! I didn't want anything exotic, just restaurant-style tuna salad. It has depth and is well-rounded."

-miamiunv_2036617

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Crisp Watermelon Salad

"I like my watermelon plain with just a little sprinkle of salt, but this salad is amazing! I love the combination of flavors."

-Jostlori

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Cajun Guacamole

"An excellent twist on guacamole! Nice kick to this, and the celery salt really gives a stand out flavor."

-Luckdragon76

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Perfect Picnic Sandwich: Pan Bagnat

"This was great! Pressing the sandwich is absolutely the key. This made a great light dinner and is definitely a keeper."

-Maiya

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Green Chile Pimiento Cheese

"The Worcestershire sauce adds so much flavor to the cheese. This could be made into a cheese ball as well!"

-Calee

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Chilled Cream of Cucumber Soup

"This was pulled together in five minutes and made for a very refreshing, soothing dinner!"

-Cookgirl

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Kohlrabi Slaw

"Made this when I was given kohlrabi in a CSA. Didn't know what to do with it. This recipe is simple and helps get those veggies in!"

-Francine88

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Chickpea Salad with Cumin Vinaigrette

"OMG! This salad beats out every other chickpea salad I've ever had. I love that it's spicy!"

-FrVanilla

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Amaretto Sour Cream Strawberries

"This was an excellent and easy dessert. Served it at a girls night out party and it was a hit!"

-Sam's Mom

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Chloe's Spicy Pretzels

"So good and so easy! I spread mine on a cookie sheet to dry. They only took a few minutes and they were perfect!"

-Charmie777

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Chilled Beet and Pimento Pepper Soup

"Fabulous soup and so easy to make. Didn't have crème fraiche, so subbed with a thick and tangy Greek yogurt."

-LeggyPeggy

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Overnight Oatmeal

"This recipe is super easy to make and pretty darn tasty. I brought it with me on a camping trip in the cooler, and my buddies couldn't get enough of it!"

-psyk

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Crunchy Noodle Salad

"This recipe deserves way more than 5 stars! We went back to eat more after dinner and it was even better. I really do think this is one of the best salads I have ever had."

-Lili's, Rori's & Rainah's Meemaw

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Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

"Fantastic. I ate half of them before they made it to the table."

-Mrsspeevs

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Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Spring Rolls)

"These are the best! I could live off of these. They are extremely easy to make and very low in fat, too. I make them all the time now!"

-Monica P.

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Vegetarian Taco Salad

"No one told me how yummy and easy taco salad is! Wonderful dish that will be served often in the summer when it's too hot to cook!"

-Sam #3

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Gazpacho

"This is one of those recipes where the sum of the parts works so well that the whole is special. It's refreshingly light & perfect for a heartier than normal meal."

-twissis

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Antipasto Wraps

"This is a great quick meal for busy nights or for the hot summertime when you don't want to fire up the stove!"

-Southern Bug

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Black Bean Tuna Salad

"Yum! I love it when I can put together a meal without heating up the kitchen. Great concoction!"

-mandalee65

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Insalata Caprese

"Fantastico! This has become my signature salad. I can make a meal out of this!"

-Alan in SW Florida

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