The summer heat continues, and while you’ve been busy playing at the pool and taking in ball games, we’ve been busy putting together 10 Grand Slam Summer Recipes for your dining pleasure. Fresh ingredients and incredible flavors earmark every one of the dinner recipes on our shortlist! Read on and chow down.
1. Pico Burger
This fresh take on a summertime classic involves mouthwatering American Style Kobe Beef Steakburgers and allows you to put all those fresh tomatoes to good use! The Pico gives a flavorful kick to an already incredible burger; coupled with pepper jack cheese and a few fresh avocado slices on a brioche bun, this easy recipe is sure to deliver smiles around your table. Serve with a tossed salad or classic steak fries and enjoy!
Succulent beef tenderloin tips, fresh spinach, butter lettuce, crisp red pepper, red onion, golden pineapple, juicy lime, ripe mango, honey and fresh cilantro work together with other seasonings to deliver a fresh, light meal, perfect for dinner al dente! Serve with a crisp baguette and creamy butter and get ready for a new favorite summer recipe.
It doesn’t get any better than a perfectly grilled filet…unless it’s a perfectly grilled crown filet. But, we digress. Grilled Filet with Avocado Beurre Blanc is perfect for your dinner recipes line-up. Serve with a delectable wild-caught Lobster Tail and achieve surf and turf recipe success!
There’s something about citrus that just spells “summer,” isn’t there? This easy recipe for Chipotle-Citrus Marinated Chicken is made with our juicy chicken breasts, and it gives us all the summer recipe feels. Serve with Mexican Black Beans or your favorite fruit salad for a new favorite dinner recipe that delights!
Lean, flavorful Berkshire Pork Chops are paired with Montreal Steak Seasoning, molasses, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, fresh rosemary, orange zest and orange juice to create an easy recipe we know will become a summer staple at your table. Serve with Easy Roasted Summer Vegetables or hearty Mac & Cheese for a crowd-pleasing summer meal.
Guacamole has long been a summer recipe staple, but this unique take from Kansas City Steak Cook Team Chef Cortney Riley incorporates Candied Tequila Lime Bacon, and we couldn’t be happier. Garden fresh Roma tomatoes, fresh cracked pepper, red onion, juicy lime, ripe avocados and succulent cooked lobster tail and claw meat are served on a crusty French baguette and are guaranteed to garner grins from all your guests.
Perfectly grilled ribeye from the heart of America, coupled with fresh mandarin oranges, mangoes, sweet red pepper, red cabbage, bok choy and the most unique blend of seasonings make this steak sandwich one of our all-time favorite summer recipes. Don’t be intimidated by the impressive list of ingredients; we know you’ve got what it takes to whip up this dinner recipe! Serve with a summer salad or homemade potato chips for a meal you’ll love!
We’re cooking West Coast Style with this mouthwatering summer recipe for Napa Valley Steak Brochette with Heirloom Tomato and Mozzarella Salad. The secret to this perfect summer meal lies in curating the freshest herbs and tomatoes, and high quality grilled tenderloin tips. This is a recipe to beat all dinner recipes.
Summer brings with it a host of opportunities to, well, host! We love this easy recipe for Hawaiian BBQ Pinwheels; it’s perfect for every event, whether you are entertaining guests at home, or contributing to a potluck, barbecue or picnic. Serve as a simple finger food or make it a meal and serve with your favorite sides!
10. Turf & “Surf Salad”
You’ve heard of “surf and turf,” but we think it’s time to add a twist and take it to the next level with rich, butter-smooth Filet Mignon with Herbed Butter and served with a fresh Seafood Vermicelli Salad. Order your Filet Mignon steaks and your pick of perfect shrimp, sweet crab meat or cold water lobster tails, then whip up a salad unlike any other!
You’re up! Tell us your favorite summer recipe or which recipe you are most excited to try from this list in the comments!