After a few seasons of indulging in our preferred comfort foods, it can be difficult to shake the hankering for some of our favorites when summer finally comes around. Here at NetCost Market, we thought we’d bring you a selection of recipes that make quick and easy meals that are ideal for summer!
This brilliant summer meal is full of healthy oils, vitamins, and fresh vegetables. The Greeks are known for having one of the healthiest diets in the world with lower heart disease and diabetes rates as a result!
For the topping – ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, juice of 2 lemons, 1 clove garlic, 1 tsp. dried oregano, ½ tsp. red pepper, fresh black pepper, 1 cup cubed feta, 1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes or halved cherry tomatoes, ¼ cup pitted black olives, ¼ cup chopped cucumbers, 2 tbsp. chopped dill.
For the salmon – 1 lemon, thinly sliced, 1 small red onion – thinly sliced, 4 salmon fillets, salt, black pepper.
This great dish can be an appetizer when having guests for dinner or brought to a grill out! It’s light, summery, and rather healthy!
1lb. peeled and deveined shrimp, 1lb. asparagus, – trimmed and cut into 2-inch length pieces, 2 medium leeks – white and green parts only and cut into ¾ inch think pieces, 2 tbsp. olive oil, 2 lemons – halved, ½ cup mayonnaise, 1 ½ tbsp. harissa paste, salt, and pepper.
This Hawaiian-inspired answer to grilled cheese is really one of the best comfort foods you can make. It brings together the flavors of our Pacific island state and throws them into a classic grilled cheese!
4 tbsp. butter, 8 slices white Hawaiian sweet bread, 8 slices of sharp cheddar, 4 slices provolone, 8 pineapple rings, 1 cup teriyaki sauce.
Just because winter is over, it doesn’t mean you can’t make indulgent and tasty dishes. Try following some of these quick and easy summer recipes to see if you can add to your list of all-time favorite meals! And remember that at NetCost Market we offer tons of unique international products that can inspire a whole new repertoire for the coming months.