Fresh vegetables abound during the summer! We love to eat them raw, roasted or grilled, but I find myself always looking for new recipes. Therefore, I’ve partnered with my fellow dietitians (because don’t we know veggies best!?!) to share their favorite summer side dishes. In addition, these non “salad” recipes highlight creative ways to prepare fresh summer vegetables. From Mexican Street Corn to Green Beans Gremolata, you’ll love these fresh ideas!
Want to feed your family zucchini fresh from your garden or prepare corn for a crowd but don’t know where to start? These recipes are sure to meet your every summer side dish need!
Lightened Up Mexican Street Corn from Beautiful Eats and Things
Roasted Garlic Parmesan Zucchini from Byte Sized Nutrition
Whipped Feta Dip from Abby Langer Nutrition
Baked Avocado Fries from Triad to Wellness
Fava Bean Asparagus Saute from Sharon Palmer, RD
Green Beans Gremolata from Tasty Balance Nutrition
Grilled Summer Squash with Goat Cheese and Oregano from Lively Table
Balsamic Cherry Tomato Pasta with Zucchini and Cannellini Beans from Cozy Peach Kitchen
Chayote and Edamame Succotash from Tasty Balance Nutrition
Cranberry Crunch Broccoli Slaw from Nutrition to Fit
Parmesan Truffle Parsnip Fries fromKara Lydon
Mini Peps Pita Chips from Carolyn Williams
Honey Roasted Carrots with Cumin-Lime Yogurt Sauce by Cleverful Living with Holley Grainger
Roasted Lemon Pepper Asparagus from Amy Gorin Nutrition
Feta-Scallion Zucchini Fritters in Tomato Sauce from Rachel Hartley Nutrition
Cold Cucumber Yogurt Soup from Jill Weisenberger, RD
Ginger Maple Mustard and Herb Roasted Carrots from Beautiful Eats and Things
Garden Harvest Veggie Pesto Skewers from Emily Kyle Nutrition
Bell Pepper, Cabbage and Brussels Sprouts Slaw from Byte Sized Nutrition
Stuffed Squash Blossoms from RD 4 Health
Happy Summer! I hope you love these simple, cold and delicious recipes as much as we do! Enjoy and be sure to share your favorites with me in the comments.