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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather

by Nina L. Palmer – Updated Jul 22, 2019
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
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Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather - #dinner #lunch #eatwell101 #recipes - This selection of light lunch and dinner recipes will keep your cool, and get out of the kitchen quickly without skimping on nutrition or a complete meal.

Lunch and light dinner recipes – The last thing most people want to do in the summer is to turn on the oven. At Eatwell101, we have the perfect solution for that:  a fine selection of light recipe ideas that will keep your cool, and get out of the kitchen quickly without skimping on nutrition with these hot weather recipes. Whether you’re a veggie- or meat-eater, we’ve got a main dish (actually 23) for you. From pasta salads to grilled chicken lettuce wraps,  here are our main dish ideas for a cooler and lighter dinner (or lunch) any day of the week. Enjoy!

Lunch and Dinner Recipes - Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes for Hot Weather

1. Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad with Avocado, Tomato, and Basil 

Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad with Avocado, Tomato, and Basil  - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/healthy-chicken-pasta-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
Healthy chicken pasta salad is packed with flavor, protein and veggies. Try this pasta salad recipe for a quick lunch or a light dinner!
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

2. Asian Noodle Salad with the Best Ever Ginger Vinaigrette

Asian Noodle Salad with the Best Ever Ginger Vinaigrette - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/asian-noodle-salad-recipe
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This vegan noodle salad is perfect for midweek lunches or larger gatherings.
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

3. Cauliflower Broccoli Ham Salad {Low Carb / Keto}

Cauliflower Broccoli Ham Salad {Low Carb / Keto} - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cauliflower-broccoli-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This broccoli cauliflower salad is the new low carb / keto lunch you're looking for!
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

4. Blackened Chicken Salad with Avocado

Blackened Chicken Salad with Avocado - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/blackened-chicken-avocado-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This blackened chicken salad recipe with avocado is crisp and full of flavor - Salad with chicken is the simplest and healthiest meal you can make!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

5. Avocado Salad with Tomato, Eggs and Cucumber

Avocado Salad with Tomato, Eggs and Cucumber - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/avocado-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
Avocado Salad with Tomato, Eggs, and Cucumber is so easy to make! Fresh, healthy and super delicious, the best salad to add to your dinner table.
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

6. Broccoli Meal Prep Salad {Low-Carb / Keto}

Broccoli Meal Prep Salad {Low-Carb / Keto} - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/broccoli-meal-prep-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This broccoli salad meal prep recipe is our idea of meal-prep perfection!
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

7. Lettuce Wrap Sandwich with Ham, Tomato and Mozzarella

Lettuce Wrap Sandwich with Ham, Tomato and Mozzarella - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/how-to-make-a-lettuce-wrap-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This low-carb Lettuce Wrap Sandwich is the perfect option for lunch on the go. Paleo, gluten-free and keto friendly!
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

8. Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/mango-shrimp-tacos-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather

9. Creamy Avocado Egg Salad with Crispy Bacon

Creamy Avocado Egg Salad with Crispy Bacon - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/avocado-egg-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This chunky avocado egg salad is made with simple ingredients and requires no effort. Easy, nutritious, and SO delicious!
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10. Avocado Corn Salad Recipe with Feta

Avocado Corn Salad Recipe with Feta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/avocado-corn-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This Avocado Corn Salad is so creamy and flavorful - A light, yet satisfying meal!
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11. Chicken Pasta Salad Bowl

Chicken Pasta Salad Bowl - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chicken-pasta-salad-bowl-recipe
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Perfect for meal prep or a healthy lunch on the go.
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

12. Easy Shrimp Avocado Salad with Tomatoes

Easy Shrimp Avocado Salad with Tomatoes - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/shrimp-avocado-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This healthy shrimp avocado salad for two tastes crazy good and is loaded with the freshest ingredients.
Cooking time: 5 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

13. Chipotle Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chipotle Chicken Lettuce Wraps - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chicken-lettuce-wraps-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
Piled with chunky chicken and veggies – makes for a light, yet satisfying dinner.
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

14. Spring Roll Noodle Salad

Spring Roll Noodle Salad - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/noodle-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This easy noodle salad recipe is packed with vitamins and perfect for spring nights.
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

15. Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Shrimp Lettuce Wraps - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/shrimp-lettuce-wraps
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
Healthy Lettuce Wraps made with shrimp, freshly chopped vegetables and a delicious peanut butter sauce - Overflowing with flavors and textures!
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

16. Ham and Cheese Barley Salad

Ham and Cheese Barley Salad - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cheesy-barley-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This flavor-packed barley salad is sure to keep you full until dinner.
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

17. Quinoa and Cucumber Noodles Salad With Avocado Dressing

Quinoa and Cucumber Noodles Salad With Avocado Dressing - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/quinoa-cucumber-noodles-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
A protein-rich salad that will quickly become a weekday staple.
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

18. Grilled Chicken Salad with Cabbage and Raspberry Balsamic Dressing

Grilled Chicken Salad with Cabbage and Raspberry Balsamic Dressing - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/grilled-chicken-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This grilled chicken salad keeps you both refreshed and satisfied throughout hot summer days.
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

19. Spring Salad Waffles

Spring Salad Waffles - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/spring-salad-waffles-recipes
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
A rainbow of power veggies on top of a breakfast favorite for a healthy, satisfying meal.
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20. Spicy Pineapple Tacos

Spicy Pineapple Tacos - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/spicy-pineapples-tacos-recipe
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Full of fresh flavors and perfect for a quick lunch or a lightweight snack
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

21. Easy Chicken Tacos

Easy Chicken Tacos - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chicken-tacos-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
These Easy chicken tacos are better than take-out and ready in minutes. perfect for busy weeknights.
Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

22. Healthy Lettuce Shrimp Avocado Salad

Healthy Lettuce Shrimp Avocado Salad - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/healthy-lettuce-shrimp-avocado-salad-recipe
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
This avocado shrimp salad recipe with lettuce and tomato, is THE BEST healthy salad meal. Perfect for lunch or any night of the week!
Cooking time: 5 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

23. Spring Roll Meal Prep Bowls for the Week

Spring Roll Meal Prep Bowls for the Week - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/meal-prep-bowls-recipe-healthy
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23 Great Lunch and Light Dinner Recipes Perfect for Hot Weather
Eating great all week is as easy as opening the fridge!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

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