20 End Of Summer Recipes To Make Right Now

Enjoy the freshness of summer fruit and vegetables before the season comes to an end. Whether you're looking for a side dish for an outdoor BBQ, a hearty green salad, a luscious fruity dessert, or a refreshing drink, you're sure to find a tasty option here. This collection of 20 end of summer recipes to make right now are perfect for capturing the delights of those last days of summer - even an Indian summer in September if we're lucky.


Choose from a range of vegetables such as courgette, sweetcorn, okra, and tomatoes, and fruit like watermelon, strawberries, peaches, blueberries, cherries, and citrus fruits.

These summer recipes combine the deliciousness of summer while delivering a burst of flavour from the freshest ingredients that you can find. Celebrate the summer season with these 20 awesome recipes!

Strawberry Shortcake

Fresh ripe and juicy strawberries piled on top of a flaky homemade biscuit and topped with a generous dollop of whipped cream is a summer tradition that should not be missed! This classic dessert is a delicious way to celebrate one of summer's favourite fruits.


No Bake Mini Key Lime Pies

Impress your family and guests with these adorable mini pies that features key lime. It's a no-bake dessert that you can pull together quickly with graham crackers, cream cheese, whipped topping, key lime juice, and sweetened condensed milk. Use silicone cupcake liners for the molds. Cute!


Fresh Peach Ice Cream

There's no substitute for the sweet and rich flavor of fresh peaches. Peel and slice your fresh peaches and then puree them to be added to your homemade creamy ice cream mixture. Churn and freeze before serving this peachy summery treat.


Fresh Blueberry Crisp

Grab your bucket of fresh blueberries and make this delicious baked crisp before summer ends! Toss your berries with sugar, spices and flour and add to a baking dish. Add the simple topping of flour, brown sugar and melted butter. Bake, cool and serve. Add a scoop of ice cream for a yummy touch!


Cherry Ice Cream

Fresh cherries get pitted and added to this easy no-churn ice cream mixture. Take it over the top with a smidge of cherry brandy. Mini chocolate chips are must for this scrumptious frozen treat. It's perfect dessert for summer backyard BBQs!


Spicy Grilled Watermelon With Creme Fraiche

Summer's largest fruit, watermelon, gets a spicy hit before being grilled to bring out the flavors. You'll love this new way to experience watermelon, so fire up the grill and try this delicious fruity goodness. Add a little cream on top before serving for extra deliciousness.


Garden Fresh Corn Salad

With corn in abundance in the summer months, there's no better way to use it than in a hearty salad full of fresh vegetables. like tomato, cucumber, radishes, and jalapeno peppers. Cut the raw corn from the cob and toss with all the veggies and a homemade oil and vinegar dressing.


Loaded Summer House Salad

It's summer in a bowl with this salad. It's loaded with corn, peas, avocado, tomatoes, cucumber, mango, red onion, herbs and feta cheese. You could stop right there, but add the homemade herb dressing to drizzle on it - you won't regret it!


Summer Kale Salad

Massaged kale gets a tasty combo of nectarines, smoked almonds, corn and tomato for a healthy salad full of summer's fruits and vegetables. A lemon juice, basil, and tahini dressing adds a zesty finish.


Summer Watermelon Cherry Salad With Feta

Fresh pitted cherries join with watermelon chunks, fresh corn off the cob and feta cheese for a sweet and savory salad. Garnish with lemon juice and mint leaves. Colorful and delicious!


Berry Feta Spinach Salad

Fresh summer berries like strawberries, blueberries and raspberries sit on a bed of baby spinach leaves and are garnished with feta cheese. Take it over the top with the homemade strawberry poppy seed dressing.


Grilled Fajita Vegetable Skewers

Summer grilling wouldn't be complete with a skewer of fresh veggies. Thread on sliced zucchini, small sections of corn on the cob, chunks of red onion and peppers, mushrooms, and even Brussels sprouts. Mix up a spicy seasoning for basting and grill these to yummy perfection.


Watermelon Salsa

Take advantage of watermelon's many uses this summer by creating this sweet and spicy salad that's perfect for dipping. Small diced watermelon chunks , diced bell pepper, jalapeno, onions and chopped cilantro get tossed and drizzled with lime juice. Chill and then dig in!


Easy Sauteed Zucchini With Parmesan

Create this tasty squash dish of diced zucchini and parmesan cheese right in your skillet. Add a little onion for more dimension and saute this for a summer side dish. Super easy and a great way to use all that zucchini!


Savory Tomato Galette With Pesto And Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom tomatoes are delicious on their own, but make this colorful galette by creating an easy parmesan crust to hold the tomatoes. Add a little pesto sauce to the crust and then add on the sliced heirloom tomatoes and bake. So good!


Easy Fried Okra Recipe

The deep south loves fried vegetables and okra is a favorite veggie to fry. Using corn meal, flour and seasonings, you'll cover your sliced okra in this mixture. Add to a frying pan with minimal oil and fry until golden.


Easy Grilled Corn On The Cob

Grilled corn with a little char on the kernels is a delicious way to enjoy this vegetable during the summer. Here, you'll learn three ways to grill corn: without the husk, in the husk with the silks removed and by grilling it in foil. Try all three ways and see which one you like best!


Raspberry Iced Tea

Stay hydrated this summer with this tasty tea. To your brewed tea, you'll add an easy simple syrup that you make from fresh raspberries. Refrigerate any leftover syrup so you can add it to your fresh tea throughout the week!


Arnold Palmer Iced Tea

Freshly squeezed lemons just scream summer, right? Here, you'll make fresh lemonade and freshly brewed tea and mix them in equal amounts to create this refreshing iconic summer drink.


Strawberry Lemonade Sun Tea

Freshly sliced strawberries and lemon slices are added to a large jar or pitcher filled with water and tea bags. Cap the jar or pitcher tightly and set outside in the summer sun for a few hours so the flavors can infuse. Sweeten to taste and enjoy this sun tea over ice.


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