We’re rolling right through berry season to orchard fruit season all while plump, juicy tomatoes ripen on the vines.
Yup, it’s summer produce time! And we’ve got 9 great recipes that make the most of summer produce!
9 Meals that Make the Most of Summer Produce
The fruits and veggies of summer beg for simple meals that really let each ingredient shine.
We are 100% craving these recipes right now!
Pasta with Homemade Tomato Sauce
Pasta with sauce is such a classic, especially when you use extra ripe tomatoes and fresh basil!
Pile of Veggies Rice Bowls
When it’s too hot to cook pasta, use a rice cooker to whip up a fresh batch of grains. Then top everything with the freshest produce you can find for a hearty veggie-centered rice bowl.
Bonus: you can swap rice for quinoa, bulgar wheat, farrow or any other hearty grain.
Berry Healthy Salad
And then there are days when it’s too hot to cook anything at all, even hands-off with rice cookers or slow cookers.
That’s when we reach for this incredible apple-berry-spinach salad that’s a snap to pull together super fast.
Simple, Easy Tomato Tart
When you’ve got an overload of vine-ripened tomatoes, it’s time to try this yummy recipe for tomato tart!
Yes, watermelon in a savory salad. Just combine it with feta cheese and a few herbs for a delicious summer side dish.
Fast Fresh Dip for Chips
Give your chips something incredible to dip into when you make fresh pico de gallo. It literally could not be simpler!
Grilled Corn on the Cob
Fire up the grill to savor sweet corn on the cob with a flavorful twist!
Quick Fruit Jams
Jam really captures the flavors of fruits, especially berries. While some recipes do take a little know-how and some time, we love a recipe for freezer jam!
Sip Strawberry Aqua de Fresca
Cool off on a hot summer day with a refreshing beverage. We love this simple, easy aqua de fresca made with strawberries!