Over 50 Easy & Tasty Dinner ideas for summer
Summer is almost here. I canâ€™t believe how fast this year is going and that it is already May. Where I live the temperature is already getting a bit warm so I thought letâ€™s put together some dinner ideas for summer. I hate trying to come up with ideas for meals so these roundups are perfect for me and hopefully for you as well.
I try not to use the oven very much in the summer because when I do my home is like 10 degrees warmer at least. When its 90 or 100 outside the last thing you want to do is make the house hotter. So these dinner ideas for summer are either salads, made in the slow cooker, the grill or maybe the stovetop. I tend to make a lot of chicken at home but I tried to include a variety of different ideas so that you can find something that your family will enjoy.
Many of these meals use a Crock-Pot slow cooker. Here is a great one to get if you donâ€™t have one. Having a slow cooker makes dinner time much easier and this is the one I use and itâ€™s great. Itâ€™s also a great way to have a hot meal but not need to use the oven and heat up your home.
What should I make for dinner in the summer?
You can make so many things for dinner in the summer that is quick and easy. You just need to get a little creative and try some new things out. So if you are looking for quick dinner ideas for summer than this post will give you many easy and delicious ideas for dinner
No Oven Cooking required
2. Mediterranean Tuna Lettuce Wraps
4. Grilled Vegetable Quesadilla
5. Herbed Lemon Garlic Chicken Skewers
8. Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches
9. Lemon Parmesan Angel hair pasta with Shrimp
10. Chicken Club Lettuce Wraps
11. Baja Fish Tacos
13. BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese
14. Pesto Gnocchi
15. Cajun Chicken and Sausage Vegetable Skillet
16 Mediteranian Chopped Salad Pitas
Slow cooker/Instant Pot summer meals
3. Root Beer Pulled Pork Sandwiches
4. Slow Cooker Zucchini Lasagna
7. Chicken Bacon Ranch Sandwiches
This is such a great summer dinner idea for the family to give a try. Itâ€™s a huge hit in my house.
9. Spaghetti Squash and meatballs
10. Lemon Chicken with Garlic and Orange
11. Instant Pot Baby Back ribs
12. Instant pot BBQ Chicken ( perfect for wraps or on a salad)
13. Instantpot Chicken Teriyaki Bowls
14. Crockpot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken
15. Instantpot Cilantro lime Chicken Burrito Bowl
16. Instant pot Brushetta Chicken Pasta
Here are more Slow cooker and Instant pot recipes
Easy dinner ideas for summer Salads
1 Corn, Avocado, and Black Bean Salad
3. Classic Italian Pasta Salad
7. Asparagus, tomato, feta salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
8. Chicken GYyro Salad With TZATZIKI DRESSING
10. BLT Pasta Salad
11. Blackened Chicken and Strawberry Salad
12. Beef or Chicken Taco Salad
17. Grilled Pizzas
18. Grilled Chicken and Strawberry Salad
So there are 50 dinner ideas for summer. I love the idea of having meal ideas all in one space so you donâ€™t have to go searching for them. I hope I have included plenty of tasty meals youâ€™ll enjoy.