Easy 30-Minute Meals for Summer

These recipes are as easy-breezy as a summer vacation! Get ready for grilled pizza, cool-you-down gazpacho and more!
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Scampi with Cherry Tomatoes

Be sure to keep plenty of grilled Ciabatta on the table for mopping up all the delicious juices!

Scampi with Cherry Tomatoes

Scampi With Cherry Tomatoes

Veal Saltimbocca with Marsala Mushrooms & Asparagus

Saltimbocca in Italian means "jumps in the mouth." You'll understand why this dish has it's name once you try it!

Veal Saltimbocca with Marsala Mushrooms & Asparagus

Veal Saltimbocca with Marsala Mushrooms & Asparagus

Break it Down

Season the cutlets on both sides with salt and pepper. Place 2 sage leaves on top of each cutlet, then wrap a slice of prosciutto around each cutlet.

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Dredge the cutlets lightly in the flour, shaking off the excess.

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In another large skillet, bring a few inches water to a boil. Salt the water, add the asparagus and cook until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes.

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Lettuce Tacos with Sesame-Cumin Beef

You won't even miss the tortilla in these savory-spicy Asian tacos.

Lettuce Tacos with Sesame-Cumin Beef

Lettuce Tacos with Sesame-Cumin Beef

Gazpacho with Grilled Peel & Eat Shrimp

Bump up the protein in this chilled Spanish soup with an addition of smoky, grilled shrimp.

Gazpacho with Grilled Peel & Eat Shrimp

Gazpacho with Grilled Peel & Eat Shrimp

Fat Spaghetti with Frutti di Mare

In this seafood-laden spaghetti, we call for clams, shrimp and squid, but you can use any combination of seafood you like!

Fat Spaghetti with Frutti di Mare

Fat Spaghetti with Frutti di Mare

Quick Polenta with Mushrooms, Asparagus & Poached Eggs

This would be the perfect meal when you're craving a savory breakfast-for-dinner!

Quick Polenta with Mushrooms, Asparagus & Poached Eggs

Quick Polenta with Mushrooms, Asparagus & Poached Eggs

Break it Down

In a large skillet, heat the EVOO, three turns of the pan, over medium-high. Add the mushrooms and cook, stirring often, about 10 minutes. Add the asparagus, leek, thyme and garlic; season with salt and pepper.

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Bring the stock and 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Reduce the heat to low, then gradually whisk in the polenta.

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In a large saucepan, bring 2 to 3 inches water and splash white vinegar to a simmer over medium-low. Crack 1 egg into a small bowl or ramekin. Whisk the water in circles, then add the egg.

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Sliced Tuna Steak with Kale & White Bean Salad

A perfectly grilled tuna will be white on the outside, but deep pink on the inside.

Sliced Tuna Steak with Kale & White Bean Salad

Sliced Tuna Steak with Kale & White Bean Salad

Grilled Flatbread Pizzas with Greens, Ricotta & Eggs

Bitter greens, creamy cheese and a perfectly runny fried egg may become your new favorite pizza toppings.

Grilled Flatbread Pizza with Greens, Ricotta and Eggs

Grilled Flatbread Pizza with Greens, Ricotta and Eggs

Tilapia Piccata

A lemony-fresh wine sauce keeps this fish dish light and flavorful.

Tilapia Piccata

Tilapia Piccata