Even if you love spending time in the kitchen the summer heat will definitely discourage long hours over the stove. That's when these easy summer dinner ideas will come in handy. These flavorful dishes are made with seafood, grilled meats, vegetables, cheeses and fresh herbs so you can enjoy the bounty of the season. Here are the recipes you'll need for an effortless summer dinner:
MELON SALAD WITH MOZZARELLA AND HAM
This easy summer dinner idea is inspired by the Mediterranean: fresh mozzarella, melon, Serrano ham and a zesty vinegar dressing. It'd be perfect with crusty bread.
GRILLED LAMB CHOPS
Sautéed spinach and caramelized onions are a nice accompaniment to grilled lamb chops and cherry tomatoes.