13 of The Best Ina Garten Summer Recipes

A resort in Maui? Yawn. Backpacking through Europe? Nah. Let’s face it: We want to spend our whole summer eating grilled corn salad with Ina Garten on her breezy veranda in the Hamptons. You might not have scored an invite to the Barefoot Contessa’s sprawling estate yet, but here are 13 recipes to recreate the magic at home. How easy was that?

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ina summer lemonchicken
The PKP Way

Lemon Chicken

Fancy enough for a Saturday soiree, easy enough for a Monday at home.

ina summer crostini
Barefoot Contessa

Tomato Crostini With Whipped Feta

We dare you to eat just one.

ina summer orzo
And They Cooked Happily Ever After

Orzo With Roasted Vegetables

Best served with a glass of Ina’s favorite rosé.

ina summer corn
Food Network

Fresh Corn Salad

Yep, we just found our new go-to summer side dish.

ina summer tarts
Food Network

Tomato And Goat Cheese Tarts

Aww, cutest apps ever.

ina summer burger
Barefoot Contessa

Blue Cheese Burgers

Hot tip: When in doubt, cover it with cheese.

ina summer salad
Amuse in My Kitchen

Watermelon, Arugula And Feta Salad

If summer had an official salad, it would be this.

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ina summer zucchini
M Loves M

Zucchini And Goat Cheese Tart

Looks tricky, but it’s surprisingly easy to make.

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ina summer soup
Little Broken

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Transform your farmers’ market haul into this bowl of deliciousness.

ina summer broccolini

Roasted Broccolini

Please. At Ina’s house, you don’t eat plain old broccoli.

ina summer chowder
A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

Lobster And Corn Chowder

Serve it with a giant hunk of bread for dipping and pretend you’re in the Hamptons…with Ina…and Jeffrey.

ina summer pasta
Food Network

Shrimp Scampi With Linguine

Fork, twirl, repeat.

ina summer lemon
Something Swanky

Lemon Bars

They’re like little bites of sunshine. Ina, is there anything you can’t do?

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