20 Really Cool Summer Recipes to Chill in This Hot Season

The scorching sun is currently ruling over us. The heat flash is so intense that even Thor, the God of Thunder, is at home, unable to do anything. And during this period, it is compulsory to keep yourself hydrated with enough liquid, to have a proper, balanced meal, and to refresh yourself through regular showers.

These may be very common tips; however, what is important are the ingredients you choose for your meals, and how you cook them. Be it refreshments, salads, main dishes, or desserts, you have to be careful in selecting, processing, and cooking your food. To help you out, here is a list of 20 summer recipes to keep you chilled out in this hot season.

1. Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Pasta

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This is the perfect start to your lazy Sunday brunch. Raid your fridge, and take out all the leftover chicken, shred them, add asparagus, cream cheese, heavy cream, and all other ingredients, and enjoy your hot weekend!

2. Strawberry Gazpacho

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Gazpacho, a Spanish/ Portuguese dish, usually has tomatoes as its base. They are served cold, and are mainly made with raw vegetables. But this recipe has a twist to it. Instead of tomatoes, strawberries are used. Interesting? A perfecto meal on a hot summer day!

3. Cold Southwestern Corn and Shrimp Soup

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This is a “no-cook” recipe, meaning, you literally don’t have to cook at all! The steps are extremely easy. This is a great cold soup for your family, or even for those sudden visits from your friends on a hot summer evening.

4. Greek Turkey Burgers

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Homemade grilled turkey burgers? Who wouldn’t fall in love with them? This meal may take some time to make, but it’s a total hit if you are having friends over. At your next hang out, you can definitely try this out!

5. The BA Burger Deluxe

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The burger is a gourmet gluttony! The grilly-juicy-yummy burger is an ideal dinner for those hungry teenagers who are on a sleepover, or even perfect for a family hangout!

6. Salami-Mozzarella Calzone

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If you have a pizza dough at home, and want to utilize it in some interesting way, then this is your recipe. The level of cooking is marked as “easy,” so you don’t have to spend too much on the cooking process.

7. Thai Green Papaya Salad

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What is summer without papaya dishes? One of my personal favorites, this Thai green papaya salad will refresh your belly, as well as your soul!

8. Simple and Delicious Fried Rice

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Do you have leftover rice in the fridge, but don’t feel like eating it? Well, here’s a very simple summer recipe for you. In fact, you can easily make this even if you are dead-tired!

9. Cajun-Spiced Skillet Shrimp and Rice

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This is another rice-related summer recipe that will not only satisfy your tongue, but will lead you to make this for days. It hardly takes half an hour to make, and this is a complete meal for a hungry family.

10. Mini Fish Tacos with Mango Habanero Salsa

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Full of flavors, and full of freshness, this meal will flirt with your taste buds. This dish is very healthy to eat, and is rich in ingredients.

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Sumaiya Kabir

Sumaiya is a passionate writer and an aspiring journalist. She wants her dream to chase her. She does not believe in 'The sky's the limit' instead, she believes that you can go beyond the sky if you are adamant.

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