5 Refreshing Weeknight Dishes to Make in July

June 30, 2015

Summer squash, eggplant, tomatoes, oh my! Let the ingredients take the lead in these bold, breezy dinners. Plus, the genius whole-lemon dressing—peel and all—that we’ll be using on everything for the rest of the season.

Photo: Christina Holmes

Sunny Dressing
When you leave lemon peels behind on the cutting board, you’re (literally) throwing away free flavor. The peel adds a mild bitterness that we love, plus a bit of texture that instantly makes a salad dressing interesting. This whole-lemon vinaigrette can take on much more than Bibb lettuce: It’s substantial enough to go head to head with blistered string or…