10 Must-Try Summer Recipes (Rated by You!)
To celebrate the first official day of summer, I decided to put together a list of some summer recipes you simply MUST try! And what better recipes to try than our top-rated summer recipes! I broke down these recipes into a few different categories (i.e. potato salads, no-bake desserts), then found our top-performing recipe. Check them out after the jump!
Our #1 No-Bake Dessert
Creamy No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecakes: Take these Creamy No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecakes to your next summer party. They’re dreamy, scrumptious, little cheesecakes, topped with whipped cream. They use vanilla wafers for a crust and are easy to make. You can make them the day before.
Our #1 Burger
Cheddar Bacon Hamburgers: Easy way to add flavor to your hamburgers!
Our #1 Pasta Salad
Beefy Rice Salad: A hearty cold lunch (my husband’s favorite), or a great potluck dish, this salad is very versatile and featured tri-colored tortellini.
Our #1 Grilling Recipe
Grilled Peanut Chicken: This grilled peanut chicken is a perfect dish when you have company coming and no idea what to fix them, especially when you don’t want to be boring about dinner.
Our #1 Chilly Dessert
Summertime Delight Watermelon Sorbet: This delicious frozen treat is the perfect dessert for a warm summer evening. It is cool and refreshing and has just the right amount of sweetness to make it very satisfying. Since you do not need an ice cream maker for this recipe, you can whip up a batch very quickly any time and it’s a great way to use up leftover watermelon.
Our #1 Potato Salad
Russ’s Potato Salad: This may well be the best potato salad you’ll ever taste- at least that’s what those who have tasted this recipe say.
Our #1 Smoothie
Mango Apricot Strawberry Smoothie: This refreshing smoothie is perfect for a hot summer day. The use of low-fat yogurt and milk keeps the calorie count down.
Our #1 Jello Salad
Orange Jello Salad: This orange Jello salad recipe is cool and delicious! You can serve it anytime.
Our #1 Summer Dinner
Avocado Burritos: This great quick no cook summer dinner is so yummy. My husband and 2 teen aged boys love it. Great to make for lunches too!
Our #1 Deli Salad
Too Lite Tuna Salad: This is the way to have tuna… refreshing, zinging, creamy and sooo tasty. You will really enjoy this fish full of fun.. Kids love it too! Serve it up with toast points, field greens, or pita bread for that lunch on the go!
What is your favorite thing to eat during the summertime?