We’re just a few days into summer. I know it seems like we are months in, but really, it’s just a few days. We’ve been doing some lazy days of summer so far. But, July is looking like it’s going to be super busy for our family. What’s happening where you are? Which is why these 15 summer dinner ideas will come in handy as I prep for the month ahead.
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15 Easy to Make Summer Dinner Ideas
Get Dinner On the Table With Ease
▬ In this simple Easy Crock Pot Pulled Pork Sandwiches from Flour on My Face there are only FIVE ingredients. So it’s both frugal and an easy, tasty meal for your busy summer.
▬ Carol from The Gardening Cook always has great recipes that are full of flavor. And this Sausage Garlic Parmesan Pasta is no exception. You can have dinner on the table in just thirty minutes!
▬ Ultimate Burger with Jalapeño Aioli from My Life Cookbook will add a kick of spice to your tongue on a hot summer evening. But, don’t worry, I know you’ll cool off with a tall, refreshing glass of sweet iced tea.
▬ Who doesn’t love tacos? With the ease of the slow cooker you’ll love them as much as the kids, Salsa Pulled Pork Tacos from Kleinworth & Co. Go ahead, give these a try they are a great summer dinner idea!
▬ Get dinner on the table quick with these Mexican Beef and Bean Burritos from Mom’s Confession. They only take 20 minutes to make and both filling and satisfying.
▬ You are gonna be so surprised by how easy this Crab pasta from Caroline’s Cooking is! It’s great to try out for a summer dinner. Here’s my tip: my guys love crab! But, I’m not a fan, so I make the pasta, and pull a bit out into a dish before adding the crab, then I’ll toss some roasted chicken into mine for a slight alternative dish, without having to cook a separate meal.
▬ Ooh… doesn’t this Penne Sausage Alfredo from Kleinworth & Co. sound like the perfect comfort food after a long day of running errands? And since it only takes 30 minutes to whip it up, you’ll have dinner on the table in no time! Pair it with some crusty French bread and a spinach salad.
▬ These are gluten free, low carb, and packed with protein so you know you’ll be feeding your family healthy goodness with Herb Turkey Egg Wrap from My Life Cookbook. Plus they take only 6 minutes to do so they are a perfect summer dinner idea, or even a quick and easy lunch.
▬ Instant Pots make life easier! And these Instant Pot Chicken Taco Bowls from Wondermom Wannabe is a great idea for the end of a busy summer day that everyone will love.
▬ Stuffed Shells Recipe from Mess For Less, are full of tasty, comforting, goodness that only takes 20 minutes to prepare. Oh my, yes!
▬ Sometimes for summer dinner we don’t want a heavy meal. And these Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps from Frugal Family Home offer a simple, light, dinner that will fill you up, but won’t weigh you down.
▬ This Tot Casserole is such a good recipe you will want to make it over and over again. Ground Beef Tater Tot Casserole from Mess For Less. Try it with cauliflower tots for a healthier version.
▬ Mmmmmmm… That’s what I think of. Mmmmm, Cheesy, savory, mmmm is what you’ll experience with Crockpot Pierogi Casserole with Kielbasa from Daily DIY Life. It doesn’t take long to prepare and then let your slow cooker do the work, and you just get to serve up this delicious goodness.
▬ This Mexican Crockpot Chicken recipe from Mess For Less makes it so easy to get dinner on the table. Plus, you can have it in a bowl or as a burrito!
What are your favorite summer dinner ideas? I know, let’s share our favorite side dish ideas in the comments below.
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