June 22, 2022

Summer Fruit and Vegetable Recipes

Summer Fruit & Vegetable Recipes from Tracy Benjamin of Shutterbean.com 

Now that Summer has officially begun, let’s dip into the Shutterbean archives and figure out some new Summer Fruit and Vegetable Recipes with all this new produce at the Farmer’s Market! 

First, Let’s take a look and see what’s in season during the Summer.

Summer Fruit & Vegetable Recipes from Tracy Benjamin of Shutterbean.com

Here’s what I’ve got for ya! 


Avocado Superfood Smoothie

My child doesn’t eat avocado but he’ll have it in smoothies!! This one is his favorite.

Small Batch Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza -makes enough for 2-4 people. Recipe on Shutterbean.com

Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza 

A fun & simple dessert for a weeknight! 

Simple Mixed Berry Crumble with whipped cream is a wonderful summer dessert. Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com!

Mixed Berry Crisp

You should always have a good berry crisp in your Summer lineup!

Cherry Pie Crumble Bars

One of my favorites!!!

Shortbread Strawberry Crumble

One of the simplest recipes! 

Roasted Strawberries

Your house will smell amazing! 

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam

This jam is not cooked! It’s made in a blender and it’s so delicious.

Ricotta Pancakes with Roasted Strawberries

Weekends go well when pancakes are involved! These ones are light & fluffy.

Strawberry Fruit Roll-Ups

Bust out your blender and make some fruit roll-ups. Be a kid again!

If you're looking for a refreshing non-alcoholic drink, mix this Strawberry Shrub with sparkling water! Recipe on Shutterbean.com

Strawberry Shrub

This is a great non-alcoholic drink! It’s sweet and tangy and it will make your booze-free happy hour a lot happier! 

Spicy Strawberry Mango Margarita- Shutterbean.com

Spicy Strawberry Mango Margaritas

Did someone say spicy strawberry mango margaritas? SIGN ME UP. 

Nectarine Caprese Salad

For all your nectarine lovers!

Roasted Peaches in Amaretto

A beautiful dessert for guests!

Grilled Peaches with Blackberry Sauce 

Have it for breakfast or dessert! 

Spicy Mango Wraps

These wraps are bonkers. You’re going to love the sauce.

Mango Lassi Popsicles

Cooper loves these guys. I’ll have to make another batch soon!

Mango Turmeric Smoothie is a great/healthy way to start the day. Coconut milk is the base, making it completely vegan! Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Mango Turmeric Smoothie

Shake up your smoothie game with some spice! 

Apricot Almond Cake for summer parties! Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Apricot Almond Cake

I had a hard time not eating all of this! The apricots are so juicy!

Raspberry Cornmeal Cobbler

A true gem of a recipe.

Lemon Blueberry Cake

Lemon Blueberry Cake 

This cake came to be because I had blueberries with no purpose!

Creamy Zucchini Carbonara made with fresh zucchini and crispy bacon! Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Zucchini Carbonara 


Creamy Corn Basil Pasta

A great way to celebrate CORN.

Zucchini Parmesan Sliders

I could eat this entire recipe if given the chance.

Check out the recipe for the most delicious Zucchini Herb Fritters with Garlic Yogurt Dip on Shutterbean.com!

Zucchini Herb Fritters 

These are a meal prep staple! I like eating them cold for lunch! 

Quick Tomato Basil Pasta

One of my go-to dishes during the summer because FRESH TOMATOES are amazing.

Baked Corn & Tomato Risotto

Great if you don’t want to do much work but you also love corn and tomato together.


Green Beans with Lime & Ginger

A new twist on your favorite bean.

Refrigerator Dilly Beans

Having these in the fridge for quick snacks during the Summer is a great idea.

Cucumber Sesame Salad - find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Cucumber Sesame Salad

A great side dish salad! 

Baked Stuffed Peppers with Feta and Breadcrumbs is a vegetarian dream! Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Baked Stuffed Peppers with Feta

If you’re growing peppers this year, you’ll love this! 

Zucchini Rice Gratin- Shutterbean.com

Zucchini Rice Gratin

Leftover rice just got soooo fancy! 

Thank you for reading my Summer Fruit and Vegetable Recipes post!  Happy Summer to you!

  • Barbara Warner

    I have printed out about half a dozen of your recipes – looking forward especially to the lemon blueberry loaf and the dilly green beans. I make “pickled green beans” for a friend every year. I reeally want to try the zucchini fritters as my neighbor and son gift me with these green beauties. Thanks so much for a beautiful website and clearn explanations of your recipes.

    • Tracy

      Thanks for being here, Barbara! 🙂 I hope you love what you make!

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