Best Easy Main Course Recipes – Wow! Summer goes by quickly. It’s hot outside, as expected in August here in Kansas City. I’ve put together a collection of seasonal tacos, salads and pastas for you. These recipes are light and fresh – just what I crave this time of year.
The only “trick”, if you want to call it that, will be to eat enough to fill you up. I know you can do it. If you don’t see exactly what you want below, check out my complete summer recipe archive. Cheers to summer!
Best Easy Main Course Recipes
“Oh my goodness, Kate, I have loved every recipe I have made from your site….but I have to say the Sushi Bowl is the best ever, YES!” –Charlene
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“I’m not vegan, but this is delicious.” I used leftover beans and it turned out great. My aunt (who is vegan) asked me to make it two nights in a row. Thanks for the recipe, it was the only one I found that I had all the ingredients on hand.” – Emma
“We are volume eaters in my household and we need large amounts of food to feel full!” This pesto was a total hit, my kids were shoveling the entire meal and begging for more. VEGETABLE. MORE VEGETABLES? That’s a first! THANK YOU!” – Jay Marie
“I just had to come here to say my husband loves this recipe. She begs him for it every week and even told me she loves it as much as pizza! haha 🙂 Of course I love it too – so easy and delicious!” – Erin
“I made this salad for our family and they loved it!!! I am making it again this week at their request!” – Deb
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“I loved this pasta!” It was so easy and quick to make, and it was so fresh even when I reheated it for the next few days. I will definitely do this again.” – Rachel
“Wow – this dish is amazing! Smoky rice and colorful vegetables make this recipe tasteful and aesthetically pleasing. My first time making Paella and it came together easily. I even succeeded with the socara. Thank you for another delicious recipe :-)” – Dani
“I made these last night and they were WONDERFUL! I loved the taste; linden adds a lot. I followed the recipe exactly and they are wonderful the next day for lunch!” – Laura
“I made this yesterday and it was so good!” We are having a heat wave here in Germany at the moment so this was the perfect balance between refreshment and something hot for lunch. Will definitely do again :)” – Sam
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“These tacos are so good and filling! And the sauce was very easy to make. I live in Austin and have eaten a lot of tacos and salsa – these are some of the best I’ve had. – Alice
“I made this last night to pack for lunch this week. Easy ingredients, simple to put together, incredibly tasty and so pretty! I will definitely be bringing this to add to summer cookouts!” – Lauren
“This was amazing!! My husband and I made this for lunch today with your GG hummus recipe and we both loved it. The smoothness of the hummus did not fail. What amazing advice. Thanks for another great recipe.” – Tara
“I made the double tomato pesto last night!” Wow – it was so delicious!! I served it to the family with a combination of pasta and zoodles, but I had mine with all the zoodles. The flavors were fresh and complex and everyone, even the teenager, loved it. Thanks for the great ideas!” – Michelle
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“I did this last week. That was delicious! This was a hit with my whole family, including two picky preschoolers.” – Brenna
“This recipe is divine! I am a newbie looking for easy but delicious recipes and this was just that; my husband loved it! Plus I just planted basil…making the perfect excuse to do this all the time!” -Milosta
“Wow, just wow!” I made this for dinner tonight with salsa chicken burgers, and I’m so glad I made enough pico, avocado dressing, and black bean puree to have leftovers, because this ROQUEDO! I didn’t even add crumbled feta, and I don’t think I should have, it was very tasty. Thank you SO MUCH for developing and sharing this!” – Denise
“Not only was this delicious when I made it, but the leftovers were just as good – a major plus for me because I always like to have good leftovers to take to work for lunch.” I added some roasted sweet potato to one of my leftover servings and the flavors worked well together. I know this has been going on for a while, but thanks for another great recipe Kate!” – Amanda
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“LOVE LOVE LOVE this recipe. The carrot ginger dressing is so delicious! Excellent vegetarian dish. Even my die-hard carnivore husband loves it for dinner.” – M
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