If you want to prepare more meals and desserts that include fruit, it’s essential to know which fruits are in season. Summer is in full swing and there are plenty of delicious entrees, side dishes, and sweet treats you can make to celebrate the season. Whether you’re looking for something creative to make for dinner or dessert, need a quick and tasty dish to take to a cookout, or you’re hosting a dinner for family and friends, you can try these seasonal fruit recipes to make your meal complete.
Summer Fruit Sangria
This tasty wine punch is ideal for serving at your next outdoor gathering. Adding fresh fruit like berries, peaches, and grapes enhances the flavor of the sangria. You can even add fresh mint to the beverage for a cool and refreshing touch.
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Summer Fruit Salad with Arugula and Almonds
Try this savory and sweet salad as a side dish at your next barbecue. The blackberries and peaches add a sweet and tangy kick to the salad, which pairs nicely with the mild flavor of almonds and the pronounced spicy taste of arugula. This salad goes great with grilled seafood or chicken for a light and delicious summer meal.
Summer Fruit Tiramisu
If you love tiramisu, you can make a tasty summer version of this traditional Italian dessert using raspberries and strawberries. The ladyfingers and mascarpone cheese make this dessert especially decadent. It’s sure to be a hit at your next summer party.
Fontina and Basil Grilled Cheese with Summer Stone Fruit Salad
Few things are more comforting than a delicious grilled cheese sandwich. You can add a gourmet touch to this sandwich by using fontina cheese and fresh basil. You can also add fig to the sandwich for a tasty blend of sweet and savory flavors. A salad that features summer stone fruits like peaches and plums adds a hint of sweetness to this meal that complements fontina cheese perfectly.
Summer Fruit Crumble
A fruit crumble is a simple and delicious dessert that you can bring to a summer potluck. You can also prepare this as a tasty dessert for your family. Summer fruits like strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries give the crumble its flavor, and you can top the fruit filling with an oat and nut crumble a sweet and slightly crunchy finishing touch.
Summer Fruit Popsicles
If you’re looking for an easy and healthy treat to make with the kids this summer, popsicles is a great choice. You can make your own fruit puree with strawberries, watermelon, or peaches, and pour the mixture into popsicle molds. You can even add fruit pieces to the popsicles to make these icy treats more visually appealing. This is a fun summer treat to make with kids or to serve to young guests at your next cookout.
Summer Fruit Smoothie
This easy smoothie is a refreshing treat that is packed with nutrients. Combine kiwi, strawberry, and raspberries to make this smoothie. You can even add some avocado for more protein, and a hint of lime juice brings out the flavor of the berries.
Summer Fruit Crostada
This simple crostada is bursting with summer flavor from cherries and raspberries and has a striking burgundy color that is sure to impress your guests. You can top the crostada with vanilla bean ice cream for a sweet summer treat.
Summer Fruit Tart
This beautiful tart is filled with sweet peaches so it’s perfect for summer. The crust is made from ginger snaps which goes great with peaches. The dessert is topped with almonds for a slight crunch and added flavor.
Summer Fruit Granola
Start your day with this healthy meal that features summer fruits. Grapes, peaches, and nectarines make this granola extra sweet, and you can add raisins, sunflower seeds, and almonds to complete this nutritious breakfast.
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