21 Easy 30-Minute Summertime Meals

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Try these Easy 30-Minute Summertime Meals to make the most of your time, while also eating delicious food.

30-Minute Summertime Meal Recipes

This is a collection of summer meals from our site, and fellow food bloggers. Click through to see the recipe.

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30-Minute Summertime Meals

Bourbon Bacon Chicken Skewers
These Bourbon Bacon BBQ Chicken Skewers will be the hit of your barbecue this summer, because who can resist bourbon and bacon?
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Bourbon Bacon BBQ Chicken Skewers
BBQ Beef Brisket Buns
You will be blown away by these BBQ Beef Brisket Buns from the second you sink your teeth into the soft brioche bun and taste the smoky delicious brisket and crunchy quick pickle.
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BBQ Beef Brisket Buns
Zucchini Noodles with Pesto and Shrimp
Use a spiralizer to create these light zucchini noodles, then toss with homemade pesto and shrimp for a light and easy summer meal.
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zucchini noodles with pesto
Instant Pot Pulled Pork Shoulder
This Instant Pot Pulled Pork is the ultimate recipe to make tender and flavorful pulled pork from a Pork Butt or Pork Shoulder.
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Instant Pot Pulled Pork
How to Cook Brats in the Air Fryer
Cooking brats in the air fryer is an easy method that always leads to crispy and juicy brats.
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Brat on a Bun with Sauerkraut
Homemade Keto Chimichurri with Grilled Steak
Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri is a delicious summer meal that you can make on the outdoor grill. The sauce is bursting with flavor.
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Grilled steak with chimichurri sauce
Grilled Shrimp Pineapple Skewers
Grilled Shrimp Pineapple Skewers take your BBQ to the next level! Marinated in a garlic ginger soy marinade and threaded with sweet pineapple and bell peppers, you’ll love how delicious it tastes!
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Grilled shrimp pineapple skewers
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Macerated Peaches
The juiciest grilled pork tenderloin you’ll ever have! Topped with macerated peaches and fresh mint, and on your table in under 30 minutes!
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Pork tenderloin with peaches
Easy Fresh Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl Recipe
Fresh, light, and filling, ahi tuna poke bowls are a fast, easy, delicious take on the Hawaiian dish with rice, veg, and a spicy mayo drizzle.
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Tuna poke bowl
Chimichurri Grilled Shrimp Recipe
This Chimichurri Grilled Shrimp recipe will be a crowd pleaser at your next BBQ – or make it as a fast and healthy weeknight meal! Makes great leftovers.
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Chimichurri grilled shrimp
Steak Kabobs with Dijon Green Beans
A beautiful summer meal with snappy green beans and a sauce that’ll knock your socks off! The perfect recipe for grilling season.
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Steak kebob with green beans
Steak Lettuce Wraps
From the crunchy lettuce, the hot steak, the smell of the herbs to the spicy and cool chili dipping sauce you will never be able to eat just one steak lettuce wrap.
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Steak lettuce wraps
Salmon Burgers with Avocado Salsa
This tasty and easy Salmon Burgers are not to be missed! Ditch the bun and serve it with mouthwatering Avocado Salsa.
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Salmon burger with avocado
Veggie Kabobs With Halloumi
These grilled veggie kabobs with halloumi are like sunshine on your grill! They’re so delicious, flavorful, and really fun to make!
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Veggie kabob with halloumi
BBQ Chicken Zucchini Boats
The best 30-minute low carb BBQ chicken zucchini boats. Did we also mention this was a one pot meal? Or maybe we should call it a sheet pan dinner. This healthy summer dinner is absolutely delicious.
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BBQ Chicken Zucchini Boats
Blackened Salmon with Peach Salsa
Juicy peaches and creamy avocados are tossed with spicy jalapeño, lime juice, cilantro and salt to make the best salsa of all time, and it’s served served on top of super flavorful blackened pan-seared salmon. It’s all the flavors of summer on a plate!
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Blackened salmon with peach salsa
Baked Coconut Crusted Healthy Fish Tacos
These Healthy Fish Tacos are baked to perfection and coated with a yummy coconut panko breading. The best easy weeknight dinner recipe for the entire family!
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Coconut crusted fish tacos
Make This Ultimate Sriracha Shrimp Tacos
Under 30 mins best sriracha shrimp tacos! Spicy shrimp cooked and served with sriracha sauce and cilantro lime amazing slaw!
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Sriracha shrimp tacos
Grilled Mushroom and Swiss Burgers
Grilled Mushroom and Swiss Burgers are a delicious restaurant quality burger that you can make so easily on your home grill. A must- try burger!
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Mushroom and swiss burger
Shish Kebab
Fire up your grill you guys! Shish kebab is here. It’s loaded with flavors with wonderful chicken marinade that will blow your taste buds. Perfect for summer grilling season.
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Shish Kebab
Grilled Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Bacon Wrapped Scallops can be made any time of the year in the oven, or on the grill! Grilling them alongside some grilled veges is so easy!
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Bacon wrapped scallops

In Conclusion

With these easy 30-summer meals are just the thing when you’re too tired to cook an elaborate meal, or just want to get dinner on the table fast. With so many great ideas, you’ll have dinner covered for weeks with these recipes.


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30-Minute Summertime Meal Recipes

5 thoughts on “21 Easy 30-Minute Summertime Meals

  1. Luci says:

    I love all the recipes shared! They all look delicious and perfect for the summertime! I will definitely have to start with the Steak Lettuce Wraps!

  2. Donny says:

    There are so many great ideas here, I don’t know where to start! Maybe with the bacon wrapped scalloped. Thanks!

  3. Linda says:

    I have to agree with you – summer means spending as little time as possible in the kitchen. All of these look so good and can keep me in dinners for a month. I’m into peaches right now, so Grilled Pork with Peaches and Blackened Salmon with Peach Salsa are on my to make list ASAP.

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