35 Fresh Summer Vegetable Recipes


Has your garden started to burst at the seams? Were there zucchini and tomatoes at the local market you couldn't pass up? Looking for some inspiration on what to do make with summer vegetables? From appetizers to main dishes and desserts, these 35 recipes incorporate summer's fresh veggies.

Fried Cream Corn"This is one of my families favorite side dishes. My...

Fried Cream Corn

"This is one of my families favorite side dishes. My mother-in-law made this for me when I was pregnant with my first child and I couldn't stop eating it. I almost finished the entire skillet. It was so delicious." - Dorothy

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Tomato Pie"My garden was full of these beautiful tomatoes...

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Tomato Pie

"My garden was full of these beautiful tomatoes so it was time to make a tomato pie. An addition of ranch mix takes this to a whole new level." - Lora

Cool & Tangy Marinated Cucumbers"My grandma always used to make these and...

Cool & Tangy Marinated Cucumbers

"My grandma always used to make these and they're awesome. I could never find the recipe that had just the right amount of each ingredient. Through a lot of years of trial and error, I finally found the formula!" - Amy

Greek Pasta Salad"A nice twist on a pasta salad. Something different and...

Greek Pasta Salad

"A nice twist on a pasta salad. Something different and super easy." - Patti

Mini Pepper Nachos with Corn, Black Beans and Avocado"Healthy mini pepper nachos...

Mini Pepper Nachos with Corn, Black Beans and Avocado

"Healthy mini pepper nachos stuffed full of corn, black beans, pico de gallo and avocado and smothered in melted cheese that are a perfect for snacking or for a light meal." - Kevin

Fresh Corn Pie"This is a very old recipe of mine. Just a...

Fresh Corn Pie

"This is a very old recipe of mine. Just a pretty and delicious way to serve that yummy summer corn!" - Kelly

Green Goddess Pasta Salad"I’ve mentioned it before, I’m a carb girl. I...

Green Goddess Pasta Salad

"I’ve mentioned it before, I’m a carb girl. I love pasta, rice, bread. But, I’m trying to eat more vegetables and I don’t want a bowl of vegetables or salad every meal. I thought if I combined a salad with some pasta that at least it would be better than a complete bowl full of pasta!" - Paula

Fried Zucchini"I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to...

Fried Zucchini

"I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I can keep up with. These fried zucchini strips go fast, so make plenty and serve 'em up while it's good and hot. I love to make a variety of sauces to go along with the fried zucchini." - Holly

Instant Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers"These delicious Instant Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers make...

Instant Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers

"These delicious Instant Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers make a perfectly balanced meal of beef, rice, and vegetables. Using pressure cooking to speed the process, this recipe can be on your table in 45 minutes." - Paula

Summer Roasted Corn Salad"Summertime finds me with an overabundance of corn. This...

Summer Roasted Corn Salad

"Summertime finds me with an overabundance of corn. This side dish is a refreshing change to the same old same." - Christine

Blueberry Zucchini Bread"Wonderful zucchini bread! My family loves it. Great for snacking,...

Blueberry Zucchini Bread

"Wonderful zucchini bread! My family loves it. Great for snacking, dessert, or breakfast." - Sandra

Pepper Steak on Rice"I use to make this for us a lot...

Pepper Steak on Rice

"I use to make this for us a lot because it's very simple and quick. It's also yummy and good for finicky kids." - Sheri

Tomato Pie"The first time I heard about this pie, it sounded very...

Tomato Pie

"The first time I heard about this pie, it sounded very strange. It was really good, though. Of course, I added some bacon, garlic and mozzarella cheese." - Linda

Gazpacho"This recipe is from my mother and it has always been a...

Gazpacho

"This recipe is from my mother and it has always been a summer favorite. It keeps for a long time and is a great way to use the bounty from the garden. My girls LOVE it! You can also play around with how much of each vegetable that you like that you put in the soup. It's all a matter of personal taste. I like a little more cucumber in mine." - Laura

Cucumber Snacks"Everyone loves to snack on something. I like a snack that...

Cucumber Snacks

"Everyone loves to snack on something. I like a snack that is crisp and crunchy but also good for you and I love cucumbers and came up with this idea. You can make as many as you like, they really hit the spot when you want just a little something and always good on a hot day." - Eileen

Creamy Zucchini Pancakes"With the bumper crop of zucchini this year I had...

Creamy Zucchini Pancakes

"With the bumper crop of zucchini this year I had to get creative. I have been making zucchini pancakes using various combinations for many years, but never have they brought the kind of praise from my son and his college friends as this one." - Deb

Cheesy Pasta and Veggie Frittata"My family loves spaghetti but I always make...

Cheesy Pasta and Veggie Frittata

"My family loves spaghetti but I always make too much pasta. This is a great way to use that extra pasta. It's also a great way to get those vegetables into picky eaters. My kids love it because it's so cheesy." - Nancy

Holy Guacamole"I've spent years perfecting my guacamole. It's always a hit at...

Holy Guacamole

"I've spent years perfecting my guacamole. It's always a hit at parties." - Jacinda

Lasagna With Zucchini"I had a LOAD of zucchini from the garden this...

Lasagna With Zucchini

"I had a LOAD of zucchini from the garden this year and decided to try using it in place of lasagna noodles. While they didn't taste like noodles, the lasagna was fantastic! It came together really quickly too." - Terri

Keto Friendly Low Carb Cucumber Sandwiches"The cucumber acting as bread is a...

Keto Friendly Low Carb Cucumber Sandwiches

"The cucumber acting as bread is a great alternative. Swiss and turkey is a classic deli sandwich combination that's delicious with the zingy mayo/mustard mixture. The whole little sandwich makes you forget about watching carbs. We found slicing the cucumber into smaller pieces (like sushi) the easiest way to eat these." - The Kitchen Crew

Crispy Oven-Baked Beet Chips"This recipe is so easy and so good for...

Crispy Oven-Baked Beet Chips

"This recipe is so easy and so good for you is not even funny. My kids love them because they taste like roasted corn." - Karina

Roasted Green Bean Red Pepper Quinoa Salad"A quinoa salad with roasted red...

Roasted Green Bean Red Pepper Quinoa Salad

"A quinoa salad with roasted red peppers, roasted green beans and feta in a balsamic vinaigrette." - Kevin

Smokey Fried Green Tomatoes With Fresh Garden Salsa"These are heavenly and perfect...

Smokey Fried Green Tomatoes With Fresh Garden Salsa

"These are heavenly and perfect for summertime. By grilling the tomatoes first, it cooks them a bit before frying. This means they don't have to fry as long to achieve a perfect golden brown. Not oily, these fried green tomatoes have a wonderful crunch." - The Kitchen Crew

Lemony Vegetable Stir-Fry"Bursting with fresh lemon flavor, we really loved this vegetable...

Lemony Vegetable Stir-Fry

"Bursting with fresh lemon flavor, we really loved this vegetable stir-fry. Filled with zucchini, bell pepper, mushrooms, carrots, and broccoli, it's just as good (and easy) as picking up take out." - Krystal

Sweet and Tangy Pepper Spread"Everyone loves colorful food, especially when it's snack...

Sweet and Tangy Pepper Spread

"Everyone loves colorful food, especially when it's snack time! This spread looks great on a table full of munchies." - Susan

Zucchini Bread"Zucchini bread is one of our favorites in the summertime when...

Zucchini Bread

"Zucchini bread is one of our favorites in the summertime when zucchini is abundant. This old-fashioned, simple zucchini bread recipe has the perfect balance of sweetness and spice. It's tender and forms a lovely sugary crust on top." - The Kitchen Crew

Awesome Skirt Steak With Coffee Rub & Tomatoes"This is an awesome dish...

Awesome Skirt Steak With Coffee Rub & Tomatoes

"This is an awesome dish that you can have on the table in 30 minutes or less. The spice rub gives the steak just the right amount of kick, and the cooked cherry tomatoes are to-die-for." - Andy

Sweet n' Spicy Black Bean Salad"This is one of my favorite bean...

Sweet n' Spicy Black Bean Salad

"This is one of my favorite bean salads ever. Sweet, spicy, and FRESH. I love it!" - Theresa

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables"Veggies marinated in balsamic vinegar and soy sauce and cooked...

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables

"Veggies marinated in balsamic vinegar and soy sauce and cooked in a grill basket until smokey, slightly charred and tender-crisp. A healthy and tasty side dish. Try it with whatever veggies you prefer - asparagus, eggplant, green beans, etc!" - Susan

Zucchini Fritters With Asiago"This is one of our favorite zucchini recipes. It's...

Zucchini Fritters With Asiago

"This is one of our favorite zucchini recipes. It's a mixture of "fresh from the garden" shredded zucchini, nutty Asiago cheese and Italian herb seasoned Panko bread crumbs, formed into patties and fried to a golden crisp. They're creamy on the inside, with a hint of garlic, and wonderfully crispy on the outside. So delicious!" - Tee

Tomato and Summer Squash Sauce on Pasta"My counter was covered with some...

Tomato and Summer Squash Sauce on Pasta

"My counter was covered with some tomatoes and squash that I needed to do something with and this is what I came up with. You can substitute with zucchini if you like. It is also good poured into a baking dish and topped with mozzarella cheese and baked for 15-20 minutes!" - Millie

Stuffed Summer Squash"This stuffed squash recipe is so good and full of...

Stuffed Summer Squash

"This stuffed squash recipe is so good and full of so much flavor! The Italian sausage and cheeses really make this dish. The spicy sausage gives it a little kick. All the flavors blend so well and baked in the tender squash it is good." - The Kitchen Crew

Farmer's Market Style Personal Pizza"We love fresh vegetables almost as much as...

Farmer's Market Style Personal Pizza

"We love fresh vegetables almost as much as we love pizza. For a healthier pizza rather than delivery, we make personal-sized pizzas and top them with our favorite ingredients." - Jennifer

Sesame Green Beans"This is a combination of 2 recipes or rather taking...

Sesame Green Beans

"This is a combination of 2 recipes or rather taking the best part of a recipe and putting it to better use. The sesame sauce adds a pop of flavor to the green beans, making them less an everyday dish and more like a holiday dish, but easy enough to make any ole day you want." - Joeyjoan

Greek Bruschetta"I made this recipe up and it's so good, different from...

Greek Bruschetta

"I made this recipe up and it's so good, different from the Italian one and very refreshing. Feeds a crowd. This is great to make for a party. I have made it to bring to parties and everybody loved it. Very good for summer. Very tangy tasting too and easy to make." - Letizia




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