summer gazpacho bowl

5 No-Cook Summer Recipes

Jul 8, 2021

Even with top-of-the line luxe modern kitchens at The Shoreline, cooking up a hot meal during the dog days of summer probably seems unthinkable. Fortunately, there are plenty of delicious seasonal recipes to prepare that don’t involve turning on an oven or stove. We’ve rounded up 5 of the best no-cook dishes from some of our favorite recipe experts and food ahead to learn more!  

Spicy Arugula Salad  

This recipe for Spicy Arugula Salad from recipe developer and food photographer @asassyspoon is a light and simple lunch option for sweltering South Florida days. The 6-ingredient salad is based on a similar dish from local French bistro La Fresa Francesa. Simply drizzle the peppery arugula with olive oil, add red chili flakes and pine nuts, and finish off with lemon juice and a generous amount of pecorino cheese. For full recipe details, check here.


Mango Pico De Gallo

Take advantage of the tail end of mango season here in Miami with Fat Girl Hedonist’s delicious recipe for Mango Pico De Gallo. Her version of the yummy Mexican salsa dish includes ingredients like tomato, red onion, cilantro, and garlic, plus the additional fruity mango twist. Serve with chips, or as a side, and enjoy! Find all the recipe details here.


Best Tuna Salad

Ready to elevate your tuna salad game? Check out this recipe from delish for a tasty and nutrition-packed take on the classic dish. Perfect spread on crunchy bread, crackers, or straight out of the bowl, this tuna salad includes yogurt for an extra little tang with each bite. Make a large portion ahead of time, and store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3 days. The full recipe can be found here.


Easy Summer Gazpacho 

For a summer dish that hits all the right savory marks without any need for the stove, try this easy Summer Gazpacho from Love & Lemons. Originated in Spain, this version of the cold soup ditches the traditional recipe’s call for bread in exchange for cucumber, olive oil, and red wine vinegar. For a bit of a kick, try adding in Fresno chiles or half a red bell pepper. Serve chilled and enjoy! For full recipe details, check here.


No-Churn Orange-Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches 

Try these Easy No-Churn Orange-Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches from South Florida blogger and recipe creator @thekitchenprep for a delicious summer dessert. The orange-infused ice cream is super refreshing in the summer heat and simple enough to make with kids. Sandwich between two graham crackers, and top off with mini chocolate chips, and enjoy this sweet ice cream treat in no time! For full recipe details, check here.


We want to see your favorite no-cook dishes! Show us what you’re making this summer by tagging us at #LiveShoreline.