quick and easy

Summer Side Dishes

Mediterranean Roasted Vegetables are bursting with the sweet flavors that happen when you roast vegetables. The rainbow of vegetables are seasoned with oregano, thyme and a squeeze of lemon juice. These are the perfect vegan side dish to pair with grilled meats, add to a rice bowl or a healthy side dish.

Easy Mango Cabbage Coleslaw is light, easy to make and perfect as a summer side dish, on tacos or with avocado or grilled chicken added in. This salad is healthy, sweet with a hint of spice.

Mediterranean Bean Salad packs chickpeas, white beans, your favorite Mediterranean vegetables and feta cheese into one healthy salad and is topped with a light lemony dressing. This works perfectly as a side dish to a meal or even as lunch with pita bread and hummus.

My Quick Cucumber Kimchi combines sliced cucumber with carrots, onion, garlic and chili and can be prepared in only 30 minutes. These crisp and refreshing vegetables are the perfect balance of sweet, sour, salt and spice that you come to expect from a good Cucumber Kimchi recipe.

Easy Lebanese Salad, also known as Lebanese Salata, is a salad mixing chopped tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, cucumber, green onion and parsley topped with a lemony-mint dressing. This is healthy, light and the prefect addition to any meal or add grilled chicken or salmon to make it a meal itself.

This Cucumber Onion Salad is a simple salad mixing together crisp cucumbers, thinly sliced red onion and tossed in a light tangy dressing with fresh dill. It makes a great side dish to bring to a get together, bbq or picnic. It pairs nicely with grilled meats and seafood!

Arugula Salad with Capers is a light, flavorful salad that makes the perfect side dish to any meal. Peppery arugula is paired with fresh tomatoes and salty capers topped with parmesan cheese and a light lemon dressing.

Asian Cucumber Noodle Salad is a light and healthy salad or side dish. Cucumber and red onion noodles, carrots and jalapeños are tossed with a light Asian dressing.

Easy Summer Farro Salad uses fresh summer vegetables mixed with farro and a light lemon spiced dressing. This is a nice side dish to a picnic or BBQ or a great lunch option during the week.

Persian Tomato Cucumber Salad is a fresh, light salad mixing tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, jalapeño, fresh mint and parsley and topped with an olive oil lemon dressing. This is the perfect side dish to any dinner or a nice lunch with some added chickpeas or grilled chicken.

More Side Dish Recipes To Try!

Mediterranean Farro Salad

I'm Julia. Wife, mom to three growing boys, lover of food. Here you will find quick & easy weeknight meal ideas, kid-friendly recipes and a few sweet treats. My roots are from the Mediterranean and many of my recipes incorporate those flavors!

Italian Tortellini Salad

Broccoli Slaw Recipe

Berry Melon Bruschetta