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50 Quick & Easy Summer Dinner Ideas

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!"

-DailyInspiration

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!"

-Kmac

Spinach & Strawberry Salad

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

-spicylee

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."

-WhatsCookin?

Pepperoni Pasta Salad

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

-berry271

Pineapple Chicken

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

-Muise4

Shrimp & Avocado Salad

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

-WiGal

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!"

-wendywendy

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."

-BakinBaby

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."

-LaurietheLibrarian

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."

-loof

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."

-Kerfuffle-Upon-Wincle

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."

-Arichka

Baked Squash

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

-liggett_tina

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."

-bullwinkle

Cucumber & Garbanzo Bean Salad

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

-Narshmellow

Roasted Corn & Pepper Quinoa

"This was very good!"

-IngridH

Cream of Zucchini Soup

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

-DailyInspiration

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!"

-DSimone

Fig & Feta Salad With Toasted Walnuts

"Lovely combination."

-BarbryT

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!"

-ngeldart

Baked Cod With Caramelized Nectarines

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

-Adam H.

Ultimate Grilled Vegetable Tray

“This grilled vegetable tray might look like a crazy amount of work, but it is actually a lot easier to put together than you think! With just a few simple tips, you can make your summer veggie tray look like a work of art! The best part is that you can serve it warm, cold or room temperature.”

-Jonathan Melendez

Mojo Beef Kabobs

"These were fantastic! Great flavor, tender meat and really good."

-DianaEatingRichly

Spicy Beef Flatbread With Yogurt & Cucumbers

"Where do I begin? Delicious! The combination of flavors is beyond words. Try it, you won't be disappointed."

-Teresa B.

Maryland Crab Cakes

"Nothing beats a Maryland crabcake! Yummy."

-J e l i s a

Grilled Portobellos With Pesto, Tomatoes & Feta

“I had never made anything with portobellos before, but now I’m hooked! A terrific recipe.”

-Michelle R.

Grilled Chicken Pizza with Arugula & Blue Cheese

"This was a big hit with my family! I used a pre-made crust and followed the recipe. It was fast, easy and delicious! A great healthy meal for a busy family."

-c_wesselman_3820591

Grilled Eggplant With Ricotta & Tomato

“Oh yes, capers and eggplant! My two favorites. How could this be anything but wonderful? We enjoyed this dish!"

-Kittencalrecipezazz

Chorizo Burger

“My family loved these burgers! They’re full of flavor and easy to prepare. I loved the caramelized onions on these. The red pepper sauce is equally as delish as we are using leftover sauce on everything!”

-mommyoffour

GRILLED FATTOUSH WITH ZA’ATAR EGGPLANT

"A must-make salad for grilling season."

Rick M.

Lemon & Herb Chicken With Peach & Prosciutto Salad

“This was a sophisticated and delightful salad with lots of layers of flavors. The lemon marinade was the star of the show. Enjoyed it on the terrace today with a glass of chardonnay!”

-French Tart

Waco-Style Hot Dogs

“Another great lunch! I usually have my hot dogs with mustard and onions only. This was a nice change and I enjoyed it very much!”

-Elly in Canada

Grilled Pizza

“Absolutely delicious! Don’t change a thing. The recipe is perfect.”

-Remydog

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

"My family loved it! The chicken was very moist and flavorful. I added a small red potato and zucchini to the skewer. It was a complete meal. I definitely will make this again!”

-Cindy A

Lamb Chops for the BBQ or Grill

"Wonderful! This smells outstanding while grilling. I hadn't eaten lamb in such a long time, and this was a great recipe to start with.”

-Kim127

Loaded Guacamole Potato Salad

"I loved this potato salad! Mainly because it doesn't have any mayo in it and was still delicious! Perfect for picnics."

-Jonathan Melendez

Heirloom Tomato Tart

“This tart looked so beautiful and it was so quick to assemble.”

-Izy Hossack

Ranch & Avocado Pasta Salad

“This was really very tasty. My husband grilled the chicken, then I chopped it, threw everything together and we ate it as a main dish with a side salad!”

-TexasKelly

Hawaiian Grilled Hamburgers

"These were amazing! I loved the flavors of the burgers as they made such a nice change to plain seasoned burgers. Definitely making these babies again!"

-anniesnomsblog

Grilled Vegetable Sandwich

"This was so amazing! I made it as written except using whole wheat rolls for the bread. It was absolutely delicious and we will definitely make it again."

-DianaEatingRichly

Grilled Shrimp Kabobs

“I made this tonight and served it over a big salad. My family loved it!”

-MoeMax

Barbecue Grilled Kielbasa Dinner Packets

“Loved this! I baked this in the oven since we don’t have our grill fired up for the season yet. 375 degrees for one hour. Just serve it with a salad. So easy!”

-DeliciousAsItLooks

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