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Summer Recipes

From summer side dishes to healthy salads and more, stay cool with light and easy summer recipes!

No Mayo Potato Salad ready to serve.

No Mayo Potato Salad

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By Cindy Bertoncin
This has been in my family for years. It is a hit when I take ...
(2 ratings)
Jars of Summer Vinegar Salad.

Summer Vinegar Salad

Jewel Hall avatar
By Jewel Hall
I like a fresh vegetable salad that will last several days. This makes two quarts. ...
(2 ratings)
Caprese Pasta Salad in a serving bowl.

Caprese Pasta Salad

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By Marsha Gardner
America's fascination with pasta salads has taken us a long way from the original macaroni ...
(2 ratings)
Amazing BLT Appetizer Pizza.

Amazing Blt Appetizer Pizza

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By Family Favorites
My husband's favorite appetizer and a wonderful, light spring and summer meal. The sauce can ...
(2 ratings)
A platter of Roasted Corn With Garlic and Olive Oil.

Roasted Corn With Garlic And Olive Oil

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By Shannon Hinkle
My husband is a corn lover and loves it when I make him this! If ...
(2 ratings)
Quick Summer Tortellini Salad in a serving bowl.

Quick Summer Tortellini Salad

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By Deb Justus
This is a quick, delicious summer salad. Perfect for picnics, no need to refrigerate. A ...
(3 ratings)
Roasted Garden Veggie Sandwich on a plate.

Roasted Garden Veggie Sandwich

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By Cheryl Neubecker
In the summer everything is so delicious coming from the garden. Roasting veggies brings out ...
(2 ratings)
A bowl of BLT Salad With Greek Yogurt Dressing.

Blt Salad With Greek Yogurt Dressing

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By Maya Turnor
The first time I made this it was a hit! Everyone at the BBQ loved ...
(5 ratings)
Plates of Middle Eastern Style Potato Salad.

Middle Eastern Style Potato Salad

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By Kathy W
I was inspired by a recipe I read somewhere in the far distant past to ...
(5 ratings)
Grilled Mahi Mahi With Papaya BBQ Sauce on a platter.

Grilled Mahi Mahi With Papaya Bbq Sauce

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By Malinda Coletta
This BBQ sauce is great on chicken, pork, and fish!
(3 ratings)
A platter of Parmesan Crusted Summer Squash.

Parmesan-crusted Summer Squash

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By Linda Smith
Something different as a side dish. I also eat them for breakfast.
(1 rating)
A platter of Okra Beignets.

Okra Beignets

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By Sherry Blizzard
Okra lovers DELIGHT! This is a vegetarian version of something one might find with shrimp. ...
(1 rating)
Italian Chicken Packages on a serving platter.

Italian Chicken Packages

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By Lynn Zak
Remember "hobo packs" from your growing-up years? This is the same idea, only with chicken ...
(13 ratings)
Rustic Tomato Tart ready to be sliced.

Rustic Tomato Tart

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By Betty Graves
This is a wonderful recipe using tomatoes. I made this last night and everyone wanted ...
(6 ratings)
Easy Strawberry Jam spread on toast.

Easy Strawberry Jam

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By Karla Everett
I've been making this jam for years, and it's easy to make and delicious too.
(4 ratings)
A bowl of Herbed Potato Salad.

Herbed Potato Salad

Carolyn Jensen avatar
By Carolyn Jensen
A wonderful, fresh-tasting potato salad using the fresh herbs from your garden. Any fresh herbs ...
(2 ratings)
Crisp Cucumber Salsa in a bowl with tortilla chips.

Crisp Cucumber Salsa

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By Sue Huhn
A 1/4 cup of this cucumber salsa is only around 16 calories!
(1 rating)
A slice of Frozen Peanut Butter Pie.

Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

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By SK H
This was just way too easy to make, and it was so good. I cannot ...
(12 ratings)
A platter of Un-fried Fried Green Tomato Squash.

Un-fried Fried Green Tomato And Squash

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By Cathy Tate
I love tomatoes, and squash is my favorite summer vegetable. Being from the South - ...
(5 ratings)
Greek Steak (ribeye) on a plate.

Greek Steak (ribeye)

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By Gary Hancq
When it comes to a type of cuisine, I hold no prejudices. Italian, Greek, and ...
(7 ratings)
Roasted Vegetables With Pasta in a serving bowl.

Roasted Vegetables With Pasta

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By Ina Cobh
This is my go-to picnic recipe. I love it!
(11 ratings)
Bacon and Tomato Pasta Salad in a serving bowl.

Bacon And Tomato Pasta Salad

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By Marianne Gleason
Perfect side dish for a hot summer night. It comes together quickly and is ...
(4 ratings)
Colorful Party Pasta Salad in a serving bowl.

Colorful Party Pasta Salad

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By Megan Todd
This recipe is a family favorite that is requested for every bonfire, birthday party, holiday ...
(2 ratings)
Brown Rice Citrus Salad in a bowl.

Brown Rice Citrus Salad

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By Trish Morris
Are you tired of potato and macaroni salads for picnics and outings? This rice salad ...
(3 ratings)
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