5 Simply Scrumptious Summer Suppers

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Summer suppers help you to satisfy your hunger while beating the heat, and no, you don’t have to eat salad for every meal. When the weather heats up, the last thing that you want is to turn on the oven, but many summer suppers use the grill or precooked components to keep your home cool. Try any of these recipes for when you want a delicious meal that beats the Texas heat.

1. Hawaiian Chicken Kebabs


Photo: Pinterest/Cooking Classy

What could be better than cooking your meat and veggies at the same time? Cooking Classy’s Hawaiian chicken kebabs recipe uses chunks of chicken, pineapple and veggies to create an all-in-one supper that cooks quickly on a grill. The ingredients need to marinade for an hour or two, so plan ahead if you wish to make this recipe for one of your summer suppers.

2. One-Pan Pesto Chicken Tortellini and Veggies


Photo: Pinterest/Julia’s Album

When you want a meal that requires almost as little cleanup as it does preparation, check out Julia’s Album’s one-pan pesto chicken tortellini and veggies. This recipe is not only healthy but easy. You just need a handful of ingredients to prepare a family friendly dinner in just one pot. The flavors of summery tomatoes and crisp asparagus make are sure to please veggie lovers, and finicky eaters will appreciate the filled tortellini and simply flavored chicken.

3. Sausage and Veggies Foil Packs

foil packs

Photo: Pinterest/Chelsea’s Messy Apron

If you haven’t summer suppers with foil packets, you don’t know what you’re missing. Chelsea’s Messy Apron presents an entire dinner that you grill inside foil. This recipe allows you to customize each packet to satisfy everyone’s tastes. Though this recipe uses turkey sausage, feel free to substitute what you have on hand.

4. BLT Summer Rolls

Summer Rolls with Avocado Dipping Sauce

Photo: Pinterest/Hapa Nom Nom

They’re not called summer rolls without good reason. With cooling ingredients inside, at least one of your summer suppers should include these summer rolls from Hapa Nom Nom. Aside from making the bacon, these rolls require no cooking. To save even more time, opt for precooked bacon strips. By combining the American BLT sandwich with Asian summer rolls, this recipe creates a satisfying fusion food that will please the palate.

5. Teriyaki Turkey Burgers


Photo: Pinterest/Recipe Runner

Just about every holiday between Memorial Day and Labor Day includes grilled burgers. Why not raise your burger game to the next level? Whether you need summer suppers for a long weekend or fast recipes for weeknights, try Recipe Runner’s teriyaki turkey burgers. This healthier take on beef burgers brings the flavor while cutting the fat. Teriyaki sauce and avocado spread boost the flavor of these burgers. If you thought turkey burgers had to be dry, think again and try this tasty dish.