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30 Crowd-Pleasing Summer Recipes To Make In June

Watermelons! Basil! Rhubarb! Oh my!

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1. Bacon and Ranch Deviled Eggs

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Creamy ranch dressing, bacon, Dijon mustard, and chives give your ordinary deviled eggs a major flavor boost.

Recipe: Bacon and Ranch Deviled Eggs

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2. Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups

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This fresh and delightful appetizer starts with thinly sliced zucchini that is grilled and rolled up with ricotta and slow roasted, juicy tomatoes.

Recipe: Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups

3. Peach Crostini With Herbed Ricotta and Prosciutto

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If you want to save time and effort, start with your favorite store-bought ricotta cheese and top these crostini with some fresh basil.

Recipe: Peach Crostini With Herbed Ricotta and Prosciutto

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4. Green Goddess Pasta Salad

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Packed with chickpeas and green peas and then tossed in a zesty yogurt dressing, this pasta salad will quickly be a crowd favorite.

Recipe: Green Goddess Pasta Salad

5. Shaved Fennel White Bean Salad

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Serve this hearty salad with crispy bread on the side, so you can enjoy it crostini-style.

Recipe: Shaved Fennel White Bean Salad

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6. Asparagus With Poached Egg and Proscuitto

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Start with grilled or roasted asparagus, then top it with prosciutto and a poached or fried egg for an easy meal you'll want to make on repeat.

Recipe: Asparagus With Poached Egg and Proscuitto

7. Fish Tacos With Chipotle Mango Salsa

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Use any flaky white fish like mahi mahi, grouper, or cod to make these crispy, Baja-style tacos. Whatever you do, don't skip the homemade mango salad made with chipotles in adobo, cherry tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, and lime.

Recipe: Fish Tacos With Chipotle Mango Salsa

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8. Grilled Zucchini Salad With Corn and White Beans

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Loaded with tender zucchini, sweet corn, and marinated white beans, this lettuce-free salad deserves a place at your next picnic.

Recipe: Grilled Zucchini Salad With Corn and White Beans

9. Chipotle Apricot Grilled Chicken Thighs

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Sticky, sweet, smoky, and a tiny bit spicy, this grilled chicken hits all the right flavor notes.

Recipe: Chipotle Apricot Grilled Chicken Thighs

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10. Grilled Smashed Potato Salad With Chive Lemon Yogurt

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Everyone needs a good potato salad in their arsenal. This one begins with grilled whole new potatoes, which are gently smashed, tossed with mixed greens, and finally coated in lemon yogurt sauce.

Recipe: Grilled Smashed Potato Salad With Chive Lemon Yogurt

11. Strawberry Caprese With Pistachio Pesto

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The pistachio pesto is next-level delicious, but you can always go with your favorite store-bought version to save time.

Recipe: Strawberry Caprese With Pistachio Pesto

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12. Summer Corn and Green Beens With Herb Butter

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You only need a handful of simple ingredients to whip up this veggie-packed side dish, but there's something about the combination of mixed fresh herbs and butter that goes above and beyond.

Recipe: Summer Corn and Green Beens With Herb Butter

13. Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza

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This still counts as eating your greens, of course.

Recipe: Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza

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14. Creamy Mushroom Asparagus Pasta

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This cream sauce happens to be totally vegan, but you wouldn't even notice. It tastes that decadent.

Recipe: Creamy Mushroom Asparagus Pasta

15. Roasted Strawberry Ricotta Toast

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Breakfast, lunch, or party app, this ricotta and strawberry toast is basically summer in a bite.

Recipe: Roasted Strawberry Ricotta Toast

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16. 10-Minute Greek Watermelon Salad

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Juicy watermelon takes the place of tomatoes in this summertime riff on a classic Greek salad.

Recipe: 10-Minute Greek Watermelon Salad

17. Grilled Salmon With Mango Salsa

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This sweet and zesty mango salsa turns basic grilled salmon into something unexpected and a little bit elevated.

Recipe: Grilled Salmon With Mango Salsa

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18. Grilled Peach and Burrata Crostini

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There's something about the combination of ripe grilled peaches, creamy burrata, nutty basil pesto, and crispy, olive-oil coated bread that is completely irresistible.

Recipe: Grilled Peach and Burrata Crostini

19. Beet Poke Bowls

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This recipe calls for soba noodles at the base, but you can always swap in rice and your favorite poke toppings.

Recipe: Beet Poke Bowls

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20. Grilled Chicken Margherita

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If you're hosting a crowd for your summer cookout, this Caprese chicken recipe is a fan favorite that you can easily make in a big batch.

Recipe: Grilled Chicken Margherita

21. Grilled Watermelon With Honey Balsamic Glaze

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Serve this grilled sweet-and-tangy watermelon as an appetizer, side dish, or even as dessert paired with vanilla ice cream.

Recipe: Grilled Watermelon With Honey Balsamic Glaze

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22. Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad With Goat Cheese

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There's something about juicy grilled fruit that totally transforms a salad. Pair it with tangy goat cheese and bitter arugula, and you've got a winner.

Recipe: Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad With Goat Cheese

23. Steak Fajita Kebabs

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Serve these kebabs with tortillas, guacamole, and sour cream on the side for a simple yet oh-so-satisfying Mexican-inspired meal.

Recipe: Steak Fajita Kebabs

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24. Blueberry Custard Pie

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Grab the freshest blueberries you can find, and turn them into this seriously creamy custard pie with a flaky, buttery crust.

Recipe: Blueberry Custard Pie

25. Roasted Plum Compote

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This plum compote is perfectly acceptable to eat for breakfast with Greek yogurt or for dessert over a big bowl of ice cream.

Recipe: Roasted Plum Compote

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26. Classic Cherry Crisp

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Did someone say à la mode?

Recipe: Classic Cherry Crisp

27. Strawberry Vodka Lemonade

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Need a big batch cocktail recipe that's easy, summer, and completely delicious? Look no further.

Recipe: Strawberry Vodka Lemonade

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28. Easy Blackberry Margaritas

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Made with blackberries, tequila, triple sec, Sprite, and lime juice, these margaritas are a creative take on a classic summer drink.

Recipe: Easy Blackberry Margaritas

29. Peach Bourbon Smash

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The best thing about this bourbon smash is that you can make a big batch and keep the pitcher in the fridge for up to 12 hours until you're ready to serve.

Recipe: Peach Bourbon Smash

30. Watermelon Mojitos

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Sunny summer days call for these super-fresh mojitos made with watermelon purée, simple syrup, mint, and lime juice.

Recipe: Watermelon Mojitos

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