29 Quick & Easy Summer Dinners

With irresistible ingredients like avocados, tomatoes and peaches at their peak, summer is the king of seasons for simple family suppers.

Black Bean & Corn Tacos

"These delicious tacos made a great lunch alongside some mango and avocado guacamole. I love the radishes!"


Green Beans & Potatoes

"My hubby is a mid-westerner and always talks about beans and potatoes. I wasn't sure I'd like it, but it was amazing!"


Spinach & Strawberry Salad

"Big hit at a recent barbecue. The dressing is so easy to make and so delicious!"


Stuffed Tomatoes & Peppers

"I have never been so happy with a recipe in my life. I love Greek food and this is authentic Greek."

-amie atwood

Zucchini Casserole

"I like it! Simple, quick and customizable. I used parmesan cheese and added some Italian seasoning."


Pepperoni Pasta Salad

"What a yummy and fresh pasta salad. I like that it had lots of flavor but wasn't too heavy."


Pineapple Chicken

"This is awesome. It really tastes like takeout!"


Shrimp & Avocado Salad

"This salad was absolutely delicious! Perfect for a warm day. Fairly easy, too."


Lentil Salad With Baby Beets & Feta

"Yum! I don't love beets, but I do love this salad. I've made it at least three times this summer!"


Elote Summer Gnocchi

Store-bought gnocchi gets revamped with grilled fresh corn and all of your favorite Mexican street corn flavors.

Swiss Chard & Goat Cheese Frittata

"Great for any meal of the day! I added some red bell pepper just for color and it turned out wonderful."


Okra Skillet

"Love the seasonings on this! Fast and easy, too! I am glad I used a Texas skillet because it makes a lot!"

-Ina Pickle

Summer Squash Pasta

"We ate this right away and it was delicious! I look forward to trying it cold tomorrow for lunch."


Baked Eggplant Parm

"Maybe the best eggplant parmesan I've ever tasted! Try using extra egg and breadcrumbs to make it a little crunchier!"

-Kumquat the Cat's friend

Peach & Roasted Pepper Bruschetta

"This is a lovely version of bruschetta! Peaches and basil are a great combo and add a brightness to the tomatoes and roasted peppers."


Blue Cheese & Fig Pizza

"Great flavor combination! I made the pizza with hot sausage and waited until the last few minutes to add the arugula."


Tomato & Watermelon Salad

"I loved the dressing on this! It goes well with the salad. I added a bit of chopped jalapeno for some heat."


Baked Squash

"This is a delightful dish. Even those who are not particularly fond of squash enjoyed it."


Zucchini Pasta With Chili, Garlic & Parmesan

"Yummy pasta, and the zucchini gives it a healthy feeling."

-Chef floWer

Tomato, Cheese & Avocado Sandwich

"The mayonnaise and mustard dressing gave this sandwich its unique flavor. We added ham to ours which made for a nice sandwich."


Cucumber & Garbanzo Bean Salad

"Loved it! The beans have a mild and creamy texture and take on the vinaigrette well."


Roasted Corn & Pepper Quinoa

"This was very good!"


Cream of Zucchini Soup

"Very easy to make, and if you have an immersion blender, you can complete everything in the same pot."


Corn Fritters With Crispy Bacon, Roasted Tomatoes & Avocado

"With all the fresh corn coming from the garden, we made this, and it was one of the best recipes I've made lately."

-Bonnie G 2

Panzanella Salad

"It is such a fresh choice for the summer. I added grilled shrimp which turned this into a light meal on its own!"


Fig & Feta Salad With Toasted Walnuts

"Lovely combination."


Smoked Sausage & Corn Chowder

"Even the leftovers were great! We added some white onion and also thickened the broth a bit with some cornstarch. Yum!"

-Mark and Stacy

Stuffed Zucchini

"Fresh, young zucchinis were delicious with this recipe! I have used ground chicken, pork and beef and all versions are great!"


Baked Cod With Caramelized Nectarines

"It was superb and all done in less than 30 minutes."

-Adam H.