Simple Summer Side Dishes


During the summer, it’s natural to want to relax and enjoy the beautiful weather. Sitting in the kitchen, cooking, is one of the last things we want to do. That’s where these recipes come in. They’re easy side dishes! They can compliment a variety of meals, and some of them are tasty enough to be made as lunches. Check them out after the jump!

Greek Potato Salad – The reason why this potato salad recipe is so special is that it doesn’t contain any mayonnaise. It’s more about potatoes, onion and spices.

Summer Melon Salad – This simple salad is fun and refreshing and is served inside the melon!

Pineapple Shrimp and Scallops – Serve this simple but delicious seafood dish over greens.

Cold Soba and Cucumber Salad
– This Japanese favorite is a perfect light appetizer or side dish for any Asian meal.

Cabbage Pepper Slaw – This healthy slaw contains cabbage pepper, and a variety of spices. The secret ingredient is definitely the sugar!

Kitchen Girls’ Squash Casserole – My sister and I came up with this recipe while growing up, and one summer, the family garden produced a LOT of squash!

Gazpacho With a Twist – Turn your ordinary gazpacho into something special by adding some cucumber and lime!

Fresh Rosemary French Fries – A healthy take on a classic favorite! Great served with burgers!

Rice Noodles With Herbs – This is a perfect, light summer dish with fast-cooking noodles, veggies and a delicious Asian dressing. Serve warm or at room temperature.

To see the entire list of delicious summer sides, click here!

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  • menu cafe

    in sweltering temperatures, moist dishes such as potato salad make tempting breeding grounds for bacteria…. :)


    This wholesome slaw is made up of cabbage pepper, and a number of spices. The secret ingredient is absolutely the sugar!

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