16 Side Dishes That Are Perfect For Summer

Every great grilling recipe calls for an equally great side dish. These recipes will be the star of any summertime meal, and they're guaranteed to please (and feed) a crowd. From easy pasta salads to dishes starring fresh tomatoes and other Summer produce, these will become your go-to side dishes while the weather is warm.

01
Cucumber, Tomato, and Avocado Salad
POPSUGAR Photography | Jenny Sugar

Cucumber, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

02
Grilled Corn With Parmesan and Basil
POPSUGAR Photography | Nicole Perry

Grilled Corn With Parmesan and Basil

03
Grilled Lemon-Garlic Zucchini
Damn Delicious

Grilled Lemon-Garlic Zucchini

04
Caprese Skewers
POPSUGAR Photography | Nicole Perry

Caprese Skewers

Get the recipe: caprese skewers

05
Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad
POPSUGAR Photography | Anna Monette Roberts

Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad

06
Green Goddess Quinoa Summer Salad
Pinch of Yum

Green Goddess Quinoa Summer Salad

07
Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad
POPSUGAR Photography | Nicole Perry

Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad

08
Slow-Cooker Corn on the Cob With Dill and Butter
Crockpot Gourmet

Slow-Cooker Corn on the Cob With Dill and Butter

09
Grilled Summer Salad With Corn, Peppers, and Chili-Lime Dressing
Cookie + Kate

Grilled Summer Salad With Corn, Peppers, and Chili-Lime Dressing

10
Watermelon Caprese Salad
POPSUGAR Photography | Nicole Perry

Watermelon Caprese Salad

Get the recipe: watermelon caprese salad

11
Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad
POPSUGAR Photography | Anna Monette Roberts

Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad

12
Tomato Salad With Chickpeas, Avocado, and Cucumber
Cooking Classy

Tomato Salad With Chickpeas, Avocado, and Cucumber

13
Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad
Sweet Peas and Saffron

Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad

15
Strawberry Caprese Salad With Pistachio Pesto
How Sweet Eats

Strawberry Caprese Salad With Pistachio Pesto

16
Quinoa Salad With Cherries and Feta
POPSUGAR Photography | Nicole Perry

Quinoa Salad With Cherries and Feta