Get Ripe: The Best Recipes with Summer’s Favorite Foods

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Ratatouille Supreme with Pepper Jack

Yellow squash adds filling fiber to this classic dish. Made with eggplant, tomatoes, garlic, onions, and cheese-covered baguette pieces, this meal serves up a hearty serving in the heat.
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Strawberry Yogurt Muffins

Creamy yogurt keeps these muffins moist and delicious. Paired with a cold glass of iced tea, they'd be perfect for a midday snack.
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Lemon Herb Green Beans

Basil, oregano, and lemon add the perfect zest to a summer-ready side of green beans.
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Beautiful Baby Beet Salad

Served with a tangy orange-mint mayonnaise, this beet salad is anything but basic.
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Potato, Chorizo, and Vegetable Omelet

Get your fill of meat and potatoes with this eggcelent pea-packed pick.
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Cornmeal-Crusted Peach Tarts

Bake these tarts for a delicious dessert made with peach preserves and fresh fruit.
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Blueberry Cheesecake Pops

These bite-sized blueberry bits will be perfect for all those outdoor events you'll want to host this season.

The time’s ripe for the picking of some of our favorite foods. Sweet strawberries, juicy peas, and ripe yellow squash are just a few of the foods in season right now. Need some creative ideas? From delicious dinners to fruit-flavored desserts, click through the slideshow for the best recipes featuring the freshest produce summer has to offer.

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