When it comes to weeknight cooking, Summer days are both good and bad; on the one hand, pristine produce abound at the market, but on the other, balmier evenings demand lighter, oven- and stove-free meals that come together in a heartbeat. Keep reading to see 20-plus delectable ways to get dinner on the table without cranking up the heat in your kitchen.
Tomato Salad With Chickpeas, Avocado, and Cucumber
Rainbow-bright and plenty filling, a tomato salad with chickpeas, avocado, and cucumber  is an ideal Summer meal.
Ahi Tuna Avocado Toast
For a Hawaiian spin on classic avocado toast  (also a great no-cook option), toss cubed sushi-grade tuna and avocado  with a miso-ginger dressing.
When temperatures are truly scorching, a fruit-packed acai bowl  is a fabulous breakfast-for-dinner meal.
Fast, easy, and refreshing thanks to ample quantities of cool, crisp produce like cucumbers and tomatoes, classic Greek salad  is practically tailor-made for hot Summer nights.
Ham, Cheese, and Avocado Sandwich
Cooking for a crowd? Try an easy-to-eat ham, cheese, and avocado sandwich  that's a snap to scale up or down depending on how many mouths you have to feed.
Cucumber-Avocado Tuna Hand Rolls
Contrary to what you may believe, hand rolls  are a cinch to make at home. Here, cucumber, avocado, tuna, sriracha Greek-yogurt "fayo," and sprouts combine for a satiating bite.
Cucumber Avocado Caprese Salad
The classic caprese salad goes from side dish to satisfying meal with the addition of crisp cucumber chunks and rich and creamy avocado .
Turkey Club Sandwiches
This isn't any old club sandwich; it's the best darn club sandwich in the world , thanks to the additions of avocado, honey mustard, and cheddar cheese.
Halved avocados make for an eye-catching edible bowl in this shrimp ceviche recipe .
Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad
This hearty salad  becomes no-cook when made with canned chickpeas and packaged steamed lentils. All told, it'll only take about 20 minutes to prepare.
Greek Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Tahini, not mayonnaise, gives this Greek-inspired chickpea salad sandwich  its creamy texture.
Cheese, Bread, and Fruit
Less a recipe and more a suggestion for a soul-satisfying solo meal, this is your guide to making a delightful meal of bread, cheese, fruit, and veggies .
Southwestern Chopped Salad With Cilantro-Lime Dressing
A Greek-yogurt-based dressing  adds plenty of flavor and richness to corn, black beans, tomatoes, avocado, and lettuce.
Spicy Tuna Salad With Cucumber Noodles
If you love spicy tuna rolls, this cucumber-noodle-based salad  is for you.
Italian Deli Sandwich
Treat yourself to a three-meat Italian deli sandwich .
Watermelon, Radish, and Avocado Tacos
Whether you call them tacos or lettuce wraps, these refreshing nibbles  let bright Summer produce shine and are an ideal light meal.
Chickpea, Tomato, and Feta Salad With Pomegranate-Molasses Dressing
Celebrate peak tomato season with this simple chickpea, tomato, herb, and feta salad .
Vegan Veggie and Hummus Sandwich
Tuck hummus, sliced cucumber, avocado, sprouts, and tomatoes between two slices of bread for a hearty vegan sandwich .
Whether you serve it with corn chips as a salsa or eat it plain, do try this Texan bean salad .
Avocado-Tuna Salad With Cucumber Noodles
Crisp cucumber and creamy avocado freshen up classic tuna salad .
No-Noodle Pad Thai
Get your pad thai fix without dialing in for takeout with this lighter shredded-vegetable salad  that's inspired by the popular noodle dish.
Hummus Toast With Pickled Vegetables
Toast goes from snack to meal when topped with hummus, plenty of pickled vegetables, and beans .
Black Bean, Bell Pepper, and Corn Salad
Part salsa, part salad, and all fabulous, this bright combination of black beans , bell peppers, corn, and radishes is finished off with a zesty orange dressing.
Marinated Chickpea Salad
This crave-worthy marinated chickpea salad  is more than worth the extra time spent dicing and mincing, as it's even tastier the next day. Take leftovers to work for a satisfying brown-bag lunch.
Smoked Salmon and Hard-Boiled Egg Toast
Provided you have hard-boiled eggs on hand (either store-bought or leftover), this tartine  makes for a great no-cook dinner. And if not, boiling water long enough to cook eggs will hardly heat up your kitchen.
Spiralized Sushi Bowl With Salmon and Avocado
Nope, that's not rice; the base is spiralized daikon "rice," making this salmon chirashi bowl  a fully no-cook affair.
Vegetarian Taco Salad
No stove is required to brown beef in this meatless taco salad . Rather, it's chock-full of different textures and flavors, from crunchy jicama to salty queso fresco.
Salmon Wasabi Cream Cheese Sandwich
Inspired by a sushi roll, this bold smoked salmon sandwich  is a cinch to make.