Weeknight Dinner Idea: 5 Can’t-Miss Summer Meal Ideas
Make the most of garden-fresh summer veggies, from pasta filled with tomatoes and corn to veggie-stuffed peppers, with this week's recipe collection:
Photo: The Comfort of Cooking
Summer Vegetable Linguini with Feta
Why We Love It: Creamy feta and crunchy corn give this basic pasta dish some summer flair.
Grocery List: Cherry or grape tomatoes, corn, zucchini, garlic, basil, feta cheese and lemons; pantry staples: whole wheat linguine, olive oil, Kosher salt and black pepper
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Why We Love It: This 30-minute-or-less dish comes together quick and delivers just the right amount of crunch.
Grocery List: Pork tenderloin, two kinds of tortilla chips, cilantro and pico de gallo; pantry staples: chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper and olive oil
Photo: Dine & Dish
Lemon Pepper Shrimp Pasta
Why We Love It: This fresh summer pasta dish goes from stove to table in less than 30 minutes.
Grocery List: Frozen shrimp, a lemon, butter and garlic; pantry staples: pasta, olive oil, kosher salt, black pepper
Photo: Big Girls Small Kitchen
Chicken Satay Banh Mi Sandwiches
Why We Love It: Stumped on what meal to make? This kicked-up take on traditional banh mi is the perfect dinner that tastes just as good for lunch the following day.
Grocery List: Chicken thighs, baguettes, carrots, coconut peanut sauce, a lime, siracha, cilantro and mayo; pantry staples: sugar, salt, olive oil, red wine vinegar
Photo: Skinny Taste
Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers
Why We Love It: Filled with ground turkey, corn, beans and tomatoes, these peppers are seriously filling (and super-easy to make!)
Grocery List: Ground turkey, bell peppers corn, serrano or jalapeno pepper, a tomato, garlic, onion, cilantro, shredded Monterey Jack cheese and scallions; pantry staples: canned black beans, cumin, kosher salt, fat-free chicken broth
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