Ever have one of those days were you just dreaded cooking dinner? We've all been there. That's why it's essential to have a few no-cook dinner ideas in your repertoire thatyou can turn to time and again.
We love recipes like a simple ceviche or gazpacho which can be served as an appetizer or main course depending on the other components of your meal. Other great no-cook dinner ideas include raw vegan recipes, Mediterranean vegetable dishes and fruit-based desserts that are big on flavor and easy to make. Sound delicious? You'll find them all below.
Go on, take a look at our amazing no-cook dinner ideas and forget about turning on the stove...at least for today. Buon appetito!
Think you can only get ceviche at a Peruvian restaurant? With this fabulous recipe you can make a zesty fish ceviche it at home in no time. This is a perfect no-cook dinner idea for seafood lovers.
You'll get more than your daily dose of veggies from this colorful watermelon gazpacho. This tomato-free chilled soup is made with yellow peppers, cucumbers, basil and a generous amount of white wine.
MELON SALAD WITH MOZZARELLA AND HAM
This hearty salad that makes a quick satisfying dinner you can enjoy any day of the week. The combination of fresh mozzarella, cantaloupe, arugula and Serrano ham is kicked up a notch thanks to a zesty honey-mustard dressing.
RAW VEGAN ZUCCHINI LASAGNA
It's hard to believe such a beautiful dish requires no cooking at all. The trick to this stunning raw zucchini lasagna is making a macadamia cheese, basil pesto and creamy tomato sauce that perfectly complements the raw zucchini.
Wondering what to do with day-old bread? Turn it into an amazing Italian bread salad. This easy no-cook dinner idea is made with ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, herbs and extra virgin olive oil.
ITALIAN CHEESE BOARD
For evenings when you'd love to relax with a glass of wine turn to this simple no-cook dinner idea: dish up an array of Italian cheeses, fruit preserves and bread. Here's how to do it.
CITRUS FRUIT DESSERT
Segments of orange and grapefruit are layered with peppermint and lemon verbena in this elegant citrus dessert. The real star is the delectable infusion of fresh ginger, honey and fresh citrus juice. The best dessert if you're looking for new no-cook dinner ideas.
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.