In the summertime, especially when it’s over 90 degrees here in Brooklyn, I am all about easy, vegetable-centric recipes that come together quickly, are cool, or better yet, can be cooked outside on the grill. Here are eleven easy summer recipes that highlight gorgeous produce and all the wonderful summer fruits and vegetables you can get at the farmer’s market! You’ll love these easy summer recipes.
Le Petit Eats
This Golden beet gazpacho is a vibrant, sun-hued chilled soup, made even more delicious by a plethora of seasonal toppings.
Recipes From A Pantry
This summertime herby quinoa salad is simply quinoa chockablock full of fresh herbs, vegetables like cucumber, radishes and sweet peppers, all drizzled with some balsamic vinaigrette.
The Simple Supper
This is a simple summer salad that comes together in less than 15 minutes total this is the totally revamped way to serve a salad at your next cookout.
Where You Get Your Protein
This grilled huli-huli vegan burger is excellent for outdoor summer BBQ’s. Use the included easy chickpea patty recipe, or your favorite meatless burger patty. This island-inspired burger comes together with grilled pineapple rings and a sweet huli-huli sauce.
This Roasted Garlic & Tomato Lentil Salad is the perfect vegan cold lentil salad that everyone will love! With roasted garlic, oven roasted tomatoes and onions, this is one you don’t want to miss.
Veggies Save The Day
This BBQ Ranch Chickpea Salad is a vegan, gluten-free and oil-free version of a restaurant favorite. It’s hearty enough for a main meal and is ready in under 30 minutes.
My Kitchen Love
Ready by the time the water is boiled, this Summer fresh pasta is filled family friendly tomatoes and creamy whipped ricotta.
Happy Kitchen Rocks
Easy and delicious gluten-free recipe of a vegan Mexican chopped salad with avocado dressing. Perfect lunch salad, packed with dietary fiber and protein.
This golden beet, potato and green bean salad makes an easy and delicious side or lunch. Simple flavors, allowing the ingredients to shine, it’s also perfect for your picnics and lunchboxes.
Cool off on a hot summer day with this COLD peanut noodle salad! This Thai-inspired recipe consists of noodles, healthy vegetables, a tasty and spicy peanut dressing, and is topped with sesame seeds. This is an easy vegan and gluten-free dish that you can whip up for weeknight dinners during hot summer days.
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