Start your meal planning right now! I’ve got over 60 mouthwatering vegetarian summer recipes that you need to try ASAP!
I’ve been blogging for over three years, and during that time, I’ve shared a lot of good stuff. My archives are chock full of amazing vegetarian summer recipes, so rather than let them gather dust, I decided to round up my favorites!
Vegetarian Summer Recipes
I’ve rounded up all my favorite vegetarian summer recipes … you’ll find everything from seasonal drinks to salads to entrees (plus, lots of desserts!). There really is a summer vegetarian recipe here for any occasion!
So dig in! With over 60 vegetarian summer recipes, you should have plenty of meal inspiration all season long!
SUMMER APPETIZER RECIPES
Caprese Salad Skewers – so easy to make, and super fresh and delicious! These skewers turn your favorite summer vegetarian salad into a great appetizer or light meal.
Parmesan Herb Crackers – these tasty crackers take minutes to make! Pair them the a spread plus your favorite wine for easy entertaining.
Quick and Easy Hummus 3 Ways – hummus is always a hit at parties! I shared my three favorite ways to make it!
Ricotta Blue Cheese Spread – this spread is rich, delicious, and one of my all-time favorites. Pair it with fresh summer veggies and crunchy crackers for a simple party appetizer.
Veggie Spring Rolls with Two Dipping Sauces – these spring rolls make a delish appetizer or tasty light meal.
SUMMER BREAKFAST RECIPES
Breakfast Cereal Popsicles – when it’s hot out, cool off with a frozen breakfast! These creamy popsicles are delicious and full of healthy ingredients.
Berry Stuffed Baked French Toast – treat your family to special summer breakfast featuring seasonal berries and a surprise cream cheese filling!
Mango Yogurt Breakfast Parfait – start your day with a sweet and satisfying parfait that’s full of fresh tropical flavors!
Coconut Milk Iced Coffee Popsicles – these fun popsicles are the perfect way to enjoy your coffee on a sweltering summer day!
Easy Smoothie Bowl Recipe – fresh and pretty to look at, this smoothie bowl is a delicious summer treat!
SUMMER SALAD RECIPES
Quick Chopped Salad – this fast, tasty salad is perfect for hot days when you don’t want to cook.
Greek Quinoa Salad – two of my favorites combined in one summer vegetarian salad: quinoa and Greek salad … yum!
Easy Kale Salad with Creamy Lemon Garlic Dressing – this salad is so simple to make and tastes amazing!
Watermelon Basil Quinoa Salad – don’t let the crummy pictures fool you! This is one amazing salad … make it with the sweetest watermelon you can find!
Chinese Chopped Salad – this delicious, crunchy salad is full of fresh veggies and savory tofu … a no guilt summer treat!
Kale Caesar Salad – a new take on Caesar salad that you’ll want to make all summer long!
Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Freekeh Salad – give freekeh a try! You’re going to love this nutty grain paired with your favorite summer flavors! It’s a fun twist one of everyone’s favorite vegetarian summer recipes, the caprese salad.
Mexican Kale Salad with Chili-Lime Vinaigrette – this is one of my most popular recipes and for good reason: it’s super delicious and healthy, too!
SUMMER MAIN DISH RECIPES
Teriyaki Tofu Bowl – this delicious vegetarian bowl recipe is packed with fresh veggies and tons of flavor!
Savory Tomato Feta and Basil Pie – mmm … tomatoes and feta combined in a savory pie! This is a great way to enjoy summer produce!
Bean and Cheese Tostadas with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa – top these yummy tostadas with fresh summer veggies for a quick and easy meal!
Vegetarian Quinoa and Sausage Stuffed Summer Squash – this is the perfect vegetarian summer entree for when your garden or farmers market is overflowing with zucchini and squash!
Easy 15 Minute Tomato Basil Pasta – this is a wonderful weeknight meal! Super fresh, delicious, and fast!
Crunchy Black Bean Tacos with Fresh Salsa – who doesn’t love a crunchy taco? These come together so quickly, even with the homemade salsa!
Curried Veggie, Chickpea, and Quinoa Stir Fry – mmm … this easy summer vegetarian entree is filled to the brim with a delicious mix of sauteed veggies, quinoa, and chickpeas!
Lemony Pasta Primavera with Roasted Vegetables – this easy to make pasta primavera is the perfect way to show of fresh summer veggies!
Height of Summer Veggie Pizza – top your pizza with a garden load of fresh veggies! This is one end of summer vegetarian summer recipe you definitely need to try!
Quick Tofu Tacos with Crunchy Veggie Slaw – these tasty tacos were inspired by a meal at one of my favorite NYC restaurants! They’re fast and delicious!
Gorgonzola Pear Pizza – this easy to make pizza is the perfect showcase for fresh summer pears!
Four Cheese Tomato Basil Crock Pot Lasagna – are you craving something hearty? Why not try this slow cooker lasagna? You won’t heat up your kitchen, and you can fill it will sauteed summer veggies if you’d like!
Harvest Veggie Enchiladas with Crema Verde – these delish enchiladas are a fave around here, and they’re easy to make, too!
SUMMER SANDWICH RECIPES
Southwest Black Bean Veggie Burger – these yummy burgers are bursting with flavor! I could eat them all summer long!
Brie and Apple Sandwich – this simple sandwich couldn’t be easier to make! Pack one for your next picnic!
Crunchy Vegetable Wraps with Peanut Coconut Dipping Sauce – these crunchy wraps are filled with so many tasty ingredients, and then there’s the peanut sauce … yum!!!
Korean BBQ Tofu Sliders with Kimchi Slaw – this is definitely my favorite recipe right now! These sliders are full of bold Korean flavors … you won’t be able to stop at one!
Greek Veggie Burgers with Cucumber Feta Sauce – this just might be my favorite veggie burger! The patties are easy to make and super delish, too!
Vegetarian Muffaletta Sandwich – this muffaletta is one flavor-packed sandwich, and it’s one of my favorite vegetarian summer recipes for a picnic.
Mexican Black Bean Wrap with Avocado and Tri-Color Slaw – these wraps are perfect for those days when you’re craving Mexican, but it’s way too hot to heat up your kitchen!
Smokey Black Bean Edamame Burgers – another awesome veggie burger! These savory burgers are topped with an amazing sauce you need to try!
Spicy Chickpea Salad Sandwiches – this sandwich spread is an easy to make favorite of mine! Customize it with your fave herbs and spices!
Tomato Avocado Sandwich with Creamy Yogurt Dressing – this sandwich is so simple, yet so delicious when made with fresh summer tomatoes!
Indian Spiced Quinoa Chickpea Burgers – mmm! These burgers are the bomb! You have to try this recipe!
SUMMER SIDE DISHES
Greek Coleslaw with Feta and Lemon – this flavor-packed recipe was inspired by one of my favorite restaurants. Love it!
Roasted Sweet Potato Fries with Garam Masala Ketcup – these tasty fries are downright addictive, especially when paired with an easy to make ketchup!
Elote, Mexican Grilled Corn – this Mexican favorite is so easy to make at home! I can’t wait to make it with fresh summer corn!
Old Bay Roasted Potato Wedges – another recipe inspired by an NYC meal, these roasted potatoes are so darn good!
Tex Mex Roasted Sweet Potato Salad – this yummy potato salad is packed with flavor! Makes a wonderful, light meal, too!
SUMMER DRINK RECIPES
Mini Watermelon Punch Bowls – it really doesn’t get more summery than these fun and festive drinks!
The BEST Strawberry Lemonade – why make your own lemonade when you can buy it? Because it’s so easy to make, and the taste can’t be beat, especially when you add strawberries!
Cherry Smash Cocktail – this fun cocktail is a summery twist on the classic Old Fashioned! You’re going to love it!
Spiked Raspberry Lemonade – pretty much the ultimate summer cocktail, and it’s so simple to make!
How to Make the Perfect Iced Coffee – I absolutely love iced coffee … totally addicted! This is how I made mine everyday (until I got my Ninja Coffee Bar (affiliate link), which brews coffee right over ice … pretty much the best thing ever!).
Ginger Melon Green Tea – add a little extra flavor to your tea with this tasty and refreshing summer drink recipe!
Berry Green Smoothie Recipe – get your greens with this delish smoothie! It makes a great breakfast.
S’mores Freakshake – it doesn’t get much more fun or over-the-top than this yummy shake! Perfect for parties!
Iced Green Tea with Coconut Water – coconut water give this iced tea a completely unique flavor! It’s sure to become a summer fave!
Raspberry French 75 – celebrate a special occasion with these awesome and easy to make French 75s!
Mint Peach Green Tea Cooler – this tea is the perfect summer refresher! Yum!
Strawberry Mint Gin and Tonic – I love a fun twist on a classic cocktail! Make this with the sweetest strawberries you can find for the best results!
Lemonade Shandy – this easy to make drink (lemonade + beer) is pretty much summer in a glass! It’s the perfect way to cool off on a steaming day.
SUMMER DESSERT RECIPES
Mini Cherry Tarts – the recipe for these yummy tarts comes straight from my mother’s cookbook … they’re definitely a family favorite.
Easy Red, White, and Blue Icebox Cake – this no bake cake is so simple to make, delicious to eat, and gorgeous to boot!
Red, White, and Blue Mini Cakes – celebrate your favorite summer or patriotic occasion with these adorable, colorful cakes!
Balsamic Cherry Sauce – this wonderful sauce is the perfect topper for a bowl of vanilla ice cream … yum!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt – this tasty froyo is definitely another favorite! It’s super easy to make and tastes so good!
Strawberry Pecan Ice Cream Cake – make this ice cream cake for a special occasion this summer. It’s sure to be a hit at any party!
Berry Cream Tarts – these little tarts are so pretty and super tasty, too! The perfect way to show off summer berries!
Candy Covered DIY Ice Cream Sundae Bar – this is another one of my most popular posts, and for a good reason: who doesn’t love candy? Set one up for your next party!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches – these oversized treats combine two of my fave flavors and couldn’t be more delicious!
Easy 4-Ingredient Red, White, and Blue Popsicles – celebrate your favorite patriotic holiday with these yummy frozen treats!
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Parfait – this is one decadent summer dessert recipe that your whole family is sure to love!
Mini Fruit Pizza Cookies – how cute are these little cookies? They were inspired by the fruit pizza that my mom made growing up!
Creamy Peanut Butter Tart – I wish I could dig into this tart right now! Make one right away, because it is amazing!
Strawberry Coconut Paletas – these yummy popsicles are so refreshing on a hot day, and the combination of strawberries and coconut is so tasty!
Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake – this wonderful recipe came straight from my grandmother’s cookbook, and it’s definitely stood the test of time. So good!
Strawberry Frozen Yogurt – this easy to make froyo is bursting with fresh berry flavor! It’s the perfect way to cool off on a hot day!
Easy M&M’S Sundae – a sweet candy-covered sundae is sure to please your whole family!
No Bake Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake Tart – all the delicious taste, but none of the hassle of making a cheesecake! This recipe is perfect for hot summer days!
Individual Red, White, and Blue Trifles – these delicious trifles are perfect party fare … so cute and yummy!
Waffle Ice Cream Sundae Bar – planning a party? This fun and creative sundae bar would be a great additon!
Well that’s it … I hope you found some delicious vegetarian summer recipes to try!
What is your favorite easy summer vegetarian recipe?
P.S. For more recipe inspiration, check out my roundup of Spring Vegetarian Recipes, most of which are perfect for summer, too!
P.P.S Love Veggie Burgers? Make sure to read my 20 Mouthwatering-Veggie Burgers post! Pro tip: plan to cook your veggie burgers on the grill? Use a grill basket or pan (affiliate links) to make sure they don’t fall apart.
P.P.S.S. Hosting a barbecue? Stop by my Korean BBQ Siders post for 50 Summer Cookout Recipes from some of my fave food bloggers!