Now You Have No Excuse Not To Cook With These Easy No-Oven Recipes That Are Perfect For The Summer

Because no one shouldn’t resort to the oven during hot days.

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Now You Have No Excuse Not To Cook With These Easy No-Oven Recipes That Are Perfect For The Summer

The great thing about summery days is that it makes cooking easier. You settle for simpler dishes made with fresh ingredients because you prioritize cooking faster to spend more time outdoors. Plus, your body doesn’t need hot dishes to keep you warm. To make your summer days easy, check out these no-cook recipes for when it’s just too hot to turn on the oven or the stove.

SHRIMP CEVICHE AVOCADOS

Shrimp Ceviche Avocados Recipeshubs

Need I say more? There are ton of stuffed avocado recipes, but this one is hot stuff. Marinate the shrimp ceviche with chili, onion, cilantro, and lime juice for 10 minutes, and then add orange juice and some oil. That’s all the effort you’ll put it for an out-of-this-world recipe.

SPANISH GAZPACHO

Spanish Gazpacho Oliviascuisine

If you’ve never had cold soup, this is a great opportunity. Gather all the ingredients, blend until smooth, and top with Greek yogurt, bacon bits, or diced veggies. You’ll “olé!” your way through summer.

GREEK TZATZIKI CHICKEN SALAD

Greek Tzatziki Chicken Salad Hostthetoast

Salads are a quintessential summer meal, and this Greek version is no exception. All you need is chicken, veggies, Greek yogurt, feta, and some spices. Mix in and let sit for 30 minutes. Serve with pita bread scoops and enjoy.

ZOODLES WITH GOAT CHEESE AND CORN

Zoodles with Goat Cheese and Corn Pinterest

Not all summery meals have to be cold. Check out this no-stove pasta alternative made with shaved zucchini. Top with goat cheese, pine nuts, lemon-basil vinaigrette, and corn for a crunchy touch.

MEDITERRANEAN TAPAS PLATTER

Mediterranean Tapas Platter Greatist

The perfect summer platter to delight guests without any effort. Prepare a bowl of hummus and include different dippers like veggies (carrots, cucumbers, and red peppers), nuts, pita bread or crackers. Complement with black olives and an easy four-ingredient whipped feta spread.

PROSCIUTTO CAPRESE SALAD

Prosciutto Caprese Salad Greatist

Ditch the usual salad and go the extra mile. This salad is made with arugula, burrata, tomatoes, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. Make it extra crunchy by adding crispy prosciutto.

HUMMUS COLLARD WRAPS

Hummus Collard Wraps Eatingbirdfood

This recipe is going to make summer worth your while. If you need a healthy quick fix, stuff collard greens with your favorite veggies and hummus, and wrap for easy eating.

CRAB ROLLS

Crab Rolls Theidearoom

Replace the regular sausage in buns for a crab mixture you’ll go crazy for. Combine crabs with mayo and a few veggies for a light, fresh quick eat. Serve with pickles and chips to delight your diners.

OPEN-FACED TUNA FENNEL SANDWICH

Open-Faced Tuna Fennel Sandwich Cottagelife

Sandwiches are another easy go-to recipe for when you’re just too lazy to cook. Layer these fresh ingredients on a piece of bread for a tasty lunch or turn it into a salad by removing the bread and adding other green veggies.

ROAST BEEF AND CHEDDAR ROLL-UPS

Roast Beef and Cheddar Roll-Ups Stylemagazin.hu

Prepare a spread with a spicy kick by mixing cream cheese and horseradish. Cover fresh tortillas with the spread and layer them with lettuce, roast beef and cheddar. Roll up and you’ll wish summer were never over.