3 Summer Recipes That Will Make Your Summer Memorable
Something about summer makes us want to run, explore and experiment with food. But many fear the idea of cooking outdoors, are busy dealing with a summer Bee Removal or simply can’t seem to have the time.
Preparing a wholesome meal doesn’t mean you have to lock yourself in your apartment and whack up some salad.
Summer is the season of abundance—you just need to know how to put it all together. Whether you’re staying indoors or heading out for an adventurous picnic, these summer recipes are exactly what you need this season.
Grilled chicken drumsticks with veggies
Chicken drumsticks are great for the summer because they don’t require any special marination or preparation. You must coat them with oil and salt and then grill them.
While they’re cooking, you can prepare a side dish like grilled veggies. You can make a side of grilled veggies with bell peppers, corn, mushrooms, and onions. You can also add in some herbs to make them taste amazing. You can use a grill pan or a stovetop grill to grill the vegetables.
To make them taste even better, you can drizzle some lemon juice or lime juice on them. Since drumsticks take about 30 minutes to cook and vegetables take about 10 minutes to cook, it’s a great meal to make when you want to spend a relaxed afternoon outdoors.
Surprise eggs and edamame
You can make this light and summery dish by boiling some eggs and then peeling them. You can make it even better by adding in some edamame beans and sesame seeds. Boil the edamame beans in water with salt, pepper, and lemon juice.
Once they’re cooked, place them in a bowl and cut the boiled eggs into halves. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top and serve it cold. This is a great dish to make when you want something light and fresh but don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen.
You can also make it for a potluck or a picnic and impress everyone because it’s both light and flavorful.
Baked salmon and green beans in limonene dressing
Salmon is a fish that is perfect for the summer because it’s light and easy to cook. You can make a baked salmon dish with salmon and green beans. Simply sprinkle the salmon with salt and pepper and bake it in the oven.
While cooking, you can steam the green beans with lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
You can make a limonene dressing by mixing some lemon juice with olive oil, salt, pepper, and rosemary. Finally, serve the baked salmon and green beans with the lemon dressing on the side.
This is a great summer dish since salmon is a fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids and a good source of protein. It’s also very light and can be eaten either warm or cold.
Try Them All!
Summer is the perfect time to explore new recipes, try new foods, and get creative in the kitchen.
These summer recipes are great for when you want to spend more time outdoors but you also want to eat something delicious. They’re light, refreshing, and perfect for the summer.
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