31 Lazy Summer Dinner Recipes

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These lazy summer dinner recipes are perfect for those long summer days when you have spent all day in the garden, at the waterpark with the kids or relaxing by the pool and just do not feel like cooking. With easy and simple recipes that taste delicious, you will only have to spend a little time in the kitchen to make a quick meal to get back to enjoying the warm summer weather!

BBQ Chicken Salad Wraps

These fresh and crunchy BBQ Chicken Salad Wraps take just minutes to make for a quick and easy, low calorie weeknight meal. BBQ Chicken Salad Wrap Recipe

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Roasted Corn and Tomato Pasta Bowl

This is the type of recipe you want when all that vibrant summer produce hits the market. It’s easy, flavorful, a crowd-pleaser, and it works with any type of pasta you like. Roasted Corn and Tomato Pasta Bowl Recipe

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Cream Cheese Dill Baked Salmon

Cream Cheese Dill Baked Salmon is a super easy dinner recipe to make in under 30 minutes. With just a few ingredients, this perfectly baked salmon recipe is moist, tender, and flaky on the inside. Cream Cheese Dill Baked Salmon Recipe

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Taco Salad

This Taco Salad recipe has fresh lettuce topped with seasoned ground beef, tomatoes, corn, black beans, avocado, onions, jalapeno peppers, cheese, sour cream, and more! It also includes an easy taco salad dressing recipe that you will love! Taco Salad Recipe

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Homemade Sloppy Joes

It is super easy to make Homemade Sloppy Joes from scratch! This delicious sauce has a perfect blend of sweet, tangy, and savory flavors. Your family will request this 30 minute meal every week! Homemade Sloppy Joe Recipe

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Creamy Hummus Pasta With Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Creamy, comforting, and completely free from dairy and meat, this creamy hummus pasta with sun-dried tomatoes will be sure to hit the spot at your summer picnic! Top with whatever extra garnishes and veggies you’d like. Creamy Hummus Pasta With Sun-Dried Tomatoes Recipe

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Creamy Summer Squash Pasta

This bright and creamy summer pasta recipe is made with super seasonal ingredients like zucchini, squash, sweet corn, fresh basil, garlic and a touch of lemon juice. Creamy Summer Squash Pasta Recipe

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Crockpot Shredded Chicken Tacos

Crockpot shredded chicken tacos is an easy family meal for any weeknight. This tender, juicy and flavorful chicken is perfectly seasoned and delicious every time. Crockpot Shredded Chicken Tacos Recipe

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Easy Stovetop Lasagna Skillet

An easy and quick way to put together a traditional Italian favorite, Lasagna skillet will be an instant hit with all your hungry loved ones! Easy Stovetop Lasagna Skillet Recipe

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Garlic Grilled Shrimp

Make these garlic grilled shrimp as a meal or appetizer, easily on your outdoor or indoor grill. They are packed with flavor, simple to make and a total crowd pleaser. Garlic Grilled Shrimp Recipe

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Summer Spaghetti with Garlic and Lemon

This summer spaghetti is made with earthy spinach and succulent asparagus, lightly sautéed with garlic, finely chopped basil and a little lemon, then tossed through lovely al dente pasta with a sprinkling of Parmesan. Summer Spaghetti with Garlic and Lemon Recipe

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Rosemary Chicken Filets

These rosemary chicken filets with turmeric are full of the flavor of herbs and spice, yet are a very easy dinner recipe. Perfect for a busy weeknight meal served with salads, grains or rice dishes, the chicken breast filets are pan fried and have minimal ‘hands on’ cook time. Rosemary Chicken Filets Recipe

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Pasta Burrata Bruschetta

Angel hair spaghetti with a fresh raw tomato bruschetta sauce and burrata topping! This is the perfect luxurious but easy summer pasta dish. The delicate bruschetta pasta complements your creamy, cool burrata perfectly and lets this amazing cheese take center stage at dinner time! Pasta Burrata Bruschetta Recipe

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Huli Huli Chicken

Huli Huli chicken is an easy summertime grill recipe. This Hawaiian inspired recipe involves a few simple ingredients for the marinade, soak for at least 30 minutes, then grill! No oven or effort! Huli Huli Chicken Recipe

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Creamy Mediterranean Chicken Wrap

This Creamy Mediterranean Chicken Wrap is packed with all of that amazing goodness, including deliciously seasoned chicken, hummus, cucumbers, pickles, delectably creamy tzatziki sauce, and more! Then it’s all wrapped up! Creamy Mediterranean Chicken Wrap Recipe

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Peach Glaze

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Peach Glaze is a delicious and easy recipe for your summer cookout! Juicy and tender on the inside, with a sweet peach glaze on the outside! Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Peach Glaze Recipe

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Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

This Honey Mustard Chicken Salad Recipe is so easy to make! Perfect for a quick lazy summer dinner. Honey Mustard Chicken Salad Recipe

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Southwest Chicken Caesar Salad

This easy Southwest Chicken Caesar Salad utilizes store-bought rotisserie chicken for a delicious, stress-free meal. Southwest Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

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BBQ Chicken Flatbread

BBQ Chicken Flatbread is a quick and easy dinner recipe that everyone at your table will devour. The recipe uses naan as pizza crust and rotisserie chicken as a shortcut, so it can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. BBQ Chicken Flatbread Recipe

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Pretzel Crusted Honey Mustard Chicken

Easy pretzel-coated Honey Mustard Chicken can be on the table for your family in under an hour, with four simple store-bought ingredients and a 10-minutes to put together this chicken dinner. This is one of those fast last-minute dinners, just grab the ingredients on your way home from the store or keep them on hand when you need to get dinner together fast. Pretzel Crusted Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe

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Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Mediterranean Chicken Salad is a delicious, easily prepared meal that is full of vibrant, fresh flavors and health benefiting nutrients. It is a high protein, low-carb meal which is perfect for lunch or a light dinner. Mediterranean Chicken Salad Recipe

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Rotisserie Chicken Hawaiian Sliders

Hawaiian rolls meet rotisserie chicken and melted havarti with spicy mayo, this is a sandwich you don’t want to miss out on. Just layer and bake! Rotisserie Chicken Hawaiian Sliders Recipe

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Curry Chicken Salad with Leftover Rotisserie Chicken

This recipe puts to use leftovers from a rotisserie chicken, fresh herbs, warm curry spices, dried fruit, nuts, and more for a globally inspired spin on the classic chicken that perfect for wraps, sandwiches, lettuce cups or just spooning onto a cracker! Easy to make ahead and dish out when ready. Curry Chicken Salad with Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Recipe

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Cobb Pasta Salad

Cobb Pasta Salad is the perfect summer meal alongside a cold refreshing glass of iced tea! Loaded with juicy tomatoes, crisp bacon, avocados and cheese, this pasta salad can save the day at dinner time or be the star dish at any picnic or potluck spread! Cobb Pasta Salad Recipe

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Grilled Jalapeno Popper Chicken

Jalapeno Popper Chicken is a delicious and cheesy delight that can be made ahead then grilled easily. With just a few simple ingredients you’ll have dinner on the table in no time! Grilled Jalapeno Popper Chicken Recipe

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BBQ Pulled Pork Nachos

Pulled Pork Nachos are the ultimate bar food! Made with layers of tortilla chips, shredded cheese, pulled pork, barbecue sauce, beans, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, cilantro, and green onions. BBQ Pulled Pork Nachos Recipe

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Honey Garlic Chicken Potato Foil Packets

Tender and delicious honey garlic chicken potato foil packets is a hearty and delicious recipe. This dish is great for grilling or cooking over a campfire, but is also really tasty baked in the oven too. Honey Garlic Chicken Potato Foil Packets Recipe

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Grilled Chicken Kabobs

This delicious grilled chicken kabobs recipe is marinated with fajita seasoning then mixed with fresh vegetables on skewers for a delicious dinner. Grill these delicious kabobs on the grill or bake in the oven for a delicious dinner. Grilled Chicken Kabobs Recipe

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Slow Cooker Crispy Carnitas

If you’re looking for a delicious and easy Mexican dish, you’ve come to the right place! These carnitas are delicious, tender bits of slow cooked shredded pork from the crock pot made crispy under the broiler. Slow Cooker Crispy Carnitas

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Chicken Macaroni Salad

Chicken Macaroni Salad! A delicious cross between a creamy pasta salad and a chicken salad. Super easy to throw together and a great way to use up leftover chicken. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner! Chicken Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Italian Sausage and Peppers

Grilled Italian Sausage and Peppers is a flavorful and hearty meal that can be served on a hoagie roll or with a bit of pasta. Eating these makes you feel like you’re at the state fair chowing down on some of that awesome fair food! Italian Sausage and Peppers Recipe

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