6 Creative (and Savory!) Ways to Use Summer Fruits


Chilled Golden Peach and Tomato Soup

The fruit, herb, and veggie topping adds texture to this silky soup, while the yogurt gives it some tang. (Try these other healthy chilled soup recipes when it’s just too damn hot outside.)

Melon Platter with Dried Olive, Sesame, and Sumac Salt

Pro Tip: Use the extra kalamata powder (this recipe makes 1/2 cup) to sprinkle on salads and grilled meats and in soups. It will become your go-to summer seasoning.

Grilled Corn and Mango Esquites

Street food, reinvented: This dish was inspired by the grilled corn and spicy mango and jicama fruit cups sold on the roadside in Mexico. (Here are more tips for grilling corn and other flavor combos you can try.)

Grilled Cauliflower “Steaks” with Nectarine Romesco Sauce

Cauliflower caramelizes on the grill, which deepens its flavor. It’s the perfect counterpart to the zesty nectarine romesco sauce. (Also, if you haven’t tried cauliflower rice yet, it’s time.)

Summer Squash with Smashed Raspberry Vinaigrette

This farro bowl boasts the sweet flavors of fresh berries and coriander with savory pops of feta and shallot. The result? A refreshing take on a Buddha bowl that you’d never have dreamed up on your own.

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