24 Cold Dinner Recipes That Are Perfect for Hot Summer Nights
Leave the oven out of this
There’s a time and a place for hearty, warming meals. It just doesn’t happen to fall between Memorial Day and Labor Day. During that time, we turn to cold, no-cook dinners that are light but totally satisfying. Here, 24 recipes you most certainly won’t burn your tongue on.
Pesto Zucchini Pasta With Tomatoes and Avocado
*Drowns life in pesto*
Ahi Tuna Avocado Toast
Like avo toast on steroids.
Shrimp Ceviche-Stuffed Avocados
Or anything-stuffed avocados.
Beet Noodle, Pea and Arugula Salad
Topped with a lemon garlic-tahini sauce, it’s pretty close to perfection.
Spiralized Sushi Bowl with Salmon Sashimi and Ginger Miso Dressing
Taste the rainbow.
Mediterranean Tuna Lettuce Wraps
Perfect with a generous squeeze of lemon.
Kelp Noodles with Kale and Garlic Almond Miso Dressing
If you haven’t tried kelp noodles yet, you’re majorly missing out.
Zucchini Lasagna with Farmer Cheese
Stacks on stacks of cheesy goodness.
Vietnamese Shrimp Noodle Bowl
Like takeout, just a hundred times better.
Lime, Shrimp and Avocado Salad
White Bean Caprese Salad
Balsamic drizzle on fleek.
Red Rainbow Raw Pad Thai
What’s the opposite of dull?
Bok Choy Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing
And it’s ready in ten minutes.
Mango, Habanero and Black Bean Tacos
Who says tacos have to have meat?
Carrot Pasta with Ginger, Lime, Peanut Sauce
Fewer carbs, fewer problems.
Mexican Quinoa Wraps
You’ll never want Chipotle again.
Peach Summer Rolls with Peanut Sauce
Sweet + salty = yum.
Summer Abundance Salad
Let seasonal produce be the star of your meal.
Try not to spill on your white jeans, though.
Raw Falafel Wraps
Minimum effort, maximum taste.