No-cook side dishes for summer barbecues and weeknight dinners

As outdoor temperatures rise and rise, the last thing you want to do is spend an afternoon indoors melting in the kitchen. That’s why our favorite grilling recipes exist, after all. But then, there’s the matter of side dishes. Sure, you can grill some veggies and call it a day, but if you want something to balance out your burgers, grilled chicken and grilled salmon, then no-cook side dishes should be a staple of your go-to summer menu.

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Whether you’re just whipping up an easy weeknight dinner or heading to a barbecue at a friend’s house or park, these no-cook summer side dish recipes taste fantastic and will keep your kitchen cool.