During the next few months, when you’ve got the air con pumping during the day and windows open at night, the last thing you want to be doing is heating up the house when cooking dinner. These no-cook summer recipes are the way to go to keep yourself, and your home, nice and cool this summer.
So turn off the oven and keep your kitchen cool with these fresh and easy no-cook recipes.
Crisp, sweet and light, this pear and prawn salad with salsa verde will set your tastebuds alight with its wonderful blend of summer flavours.
Love your mushrooms but never tried them in a salad? This mushroom and antipasto salad is a great place to start. With stuffed olives, semi-dried tomatoes and eggplant creating a wonderful mix of Italian flavours, this salad is a must try, no-cook summer dinner.
Nothing says summer more than fresh basil, red tomatoes and creamy bocconcini, and this caprese salad is packed with all three. Fresh and filling, this salad is perfect as a light dinner on a balmy evening.
A delicious blend of sweet apples and crunchy hazelnuts with a hint of blue cheese, this crisp green salad with creamy blue cheese dressing will keep you wanting more.
A traditional British dish, potted prawns are making a comeback and after trying them you’ll see why. Sure to become one of your favourite summer recipes, this easy dish is packed with the yummy flavours of dijon mustard, dill and baby capers.
This classic Spanish style gazpacho is a great no-cook recipe for dinner with it’s wholesome mix of capsicum, cucumber, and lettuce or tomato, depending on which version you decide to try.
Put those pasta leftovers to good use with this simple no-cook summer pasta salad, ready in just 5 minutes. This dish has a cool mix of summer flavours including tomato, basil and capsicum – deliciously addictive.
And while you’re at it some cooling after dinner treats will keep you feeling fresh. Definitely a better idea to try than this poor guy’s struggle to stay cool:
So go ahead and try these quick and easy ideas for making your own frozen desserts at home.
These pear and yoghurt ice pops use just 5 ingredients and are so yummy you’ll need to make plenty if you want them to last.
And finally the crème de la crème of decadent frozen desserts, this simple ice cream log can be whipped up in 15 minutes, and with its fruity flavour is a wonderfully refreshing no-cook dessert.
Stay cool this summer with these easy no-cook recipes.