Having a few no-cook dinner recipes in your repertoire is essential when it's too hot to cook, or when you just don't feel like it. We love recipes like a simple ceviche or nicoise salad which can be served as an appetizer or main course.
Other great no-cook dinner recipes include raw vegan dishes, chilled soups and Mediterranean vegetable dishes, easy to make and rewarding on flavour.
Take the heat out of the kitchen and create these simple recipes without using a cooking stove, oven or microwave this Meatless Monday.
Similar to ceviche, the fresh tuna is marinated in lemon juice and oil for a couple of hours prior to serving. This dish also includes some precooked beans, potatoes and eggs. If you don't have any of these knocking around in the fridge anyway, think ahead and you can cook them the day before,
When you're really short on ideas, nothing beats the simplicity of a tomato and mozarella salad. This dish is all about the quality of the raw materials so be sure to find the finest tomatoes, Mozzarella di Bufala and olive oil available. Serve with a good bread to mop up the juices.
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