Summer Fruits and Vegetable Recipes

This collection of recipes for summer fruits and vegetables is as abundant as a peak-season farmers' market.

Staff Picks

Summer Corn Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 365
This fresh and flavorful salad features buttery yellow corn tossed with chunks of tomato and onion with a fresh basil vinaigrette.

Our 10 Best Summer Squash Casseroles

When summer gives you so much squash, transform your fresh bounty of yellow squash and zucchini into these top-rated summer squash casseroles.
By Carl Hanson

Blueberry Walnut Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 103
An easy, yummy salad, perfect for any season, with berries, nuts, and greens. For an entree add chicken, diced apples, and diced green onions!

Garden Tomato Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 135
A fresh, easy way to use up your garden tomatoes. Mix and match different varieties of tomatoes for this salsa. It will keep well for several days in the refrigerator.

Summer Vegetable Ratatouille

Rating: 4.5 stars 165
My favorite way to serve this ratatouille is with crepes. Very delicious. I also add a mixed green salad on the side, and some French bread with butter for a wonderful meal. It makes a large batch, but I found that it freezes really well for future use.

Blueberry Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 1967
A fresh blueberry pie with a gorgeous lattice top. Simple and delicious!

Jersey Fresh Tomato Soup

Rating: 5 stars 275
New Jersey is a well-known producer of tomatoes. Having our own garden leaves us with an abundance at the end of the season. Not wanting the tomatoes to go to waste, Hubby and I came up with our favorite version of tomato soup.

Microwave Corn on the Cob

Rating: 4.5 stars 531
This is a no-nonsense recipe for corn on the cob. Perfect for when you run out of stove or grill space.
By Allrecipes Member

No-Noodle Zucchini Lasagna

Rating: 4.5 stars 654
Layers of thinly sliced zucchini, homemade meat sauce, and 3 cheeses — yum!

Refreshing Cucumber Lemonade

Rating: 4.5 stars 64
Cucumber is the perfect complement to the traditional summer lemonade. Display it in the pitcher with cucumber and/or lemon slices.

Inspiration and Ideas

Watermelon and Feta Salad
Rating: Unrated 2
"Simple and delicious! Perfect for a picnic or a brunch." – DelMarGirl
Southwestern Roasted Corn Salad
Rating: Unrated 152
"Delish! I will be making this again, as it is a great summer dish!" – demaio2010