Are you one of those people who loves to sit down to a home cooked dinner every night but hates to cook? While a personal chef might be a nice solution, these healthy 20-minute dinners are the next best thing. No matter how busy you are, you can fit in 20 minutes for cooking, right? With fresh, seasonal ingredients and minimal cook times, these dinners were made for summer.
(PS – If you’re looking for more summer dinner ideas, be sure to check out these no-cook dinners from our favorite food bloggers.)
No cooking required for these veggie-packed meatless sandwiches—and the green goddess chickpea spread will make good use of your summer herb garden too.
Smashed Chickpea Green Goddess Sandwiches from Little Spice Jar
We’re not opposed to soup for dinner in the summer when it’s made with fresh corn and cooks up in minutes.
Summery Chipotle Corn Chowder from Pinch of Yum
Pasta is always a good quick dinner, but if you’re bored of the usual jarred sauces, try whipping up a batch of sun-dried tomato pesto to pair it with instead.
Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta from Minimalist Baker
Foil pack fajitas! These are easy enough for a weeknight dinner, but perfect for a weekend get-together too. Fajita party!
Grilled Chicken Fajitas from Well Plated
It seems like everyone has their favorite go-to peanut noodle recipe and this one is ours—loaded with crisp veggies like carrots and cucumber, with a few heaping teaspoons for samba oelek for a nice kick.
Sweet + Spicy Cold Peanut Noodles from Hello Glow1