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23 Delicious Side Dishes You Can Make Without Turning On Your Stove

Sorry, stove, you're going to have to sit this round out.

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Emily Loving

1. Strawberry Caprese with Pistachio Pesto

Balsamic is basic; pesto's where it's at. Recipe here.
howsweeteats.com

Balsamic is basic; pesto's where it's at. Recipe here.

2. Chipotle Peach Salsa

Because not every peach wants to be in a pie. Recipe here.
closetcooking.com

Because not every peach wants to be in a pie. Recipe here.

3. Apple Bacon Gorgonzola Salad with a Sweet Balsamic Dressing

This super simple salad has big flavor thanks to the bacon, gorgonzola, dried cherries, and more. Recipe here.
layersofhappiness.com

This super simple salad has big flavor thanks to the bacon, gorgonzola, dried cherries, and more. Recipe here.

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4. Thai Zucchini Noodle Salad

Not only vegetarian, but also vegan. Recipe here.
heatherchristo.com

Not only vegetarian, but also vegan. Recipe here.

5. Skewered Antipasti

It's amazing what a little artful assembly can do. Recipe here.
themediterraneandish.com

It's amazing what a little artful assembly can do. Recipe here.

6. Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Pinwheels

All the flavors of pizza, none of the 500-degree oven. Recipe here.
minimalistbaker.com

All the flavors of pizza, none of the 500-degree oven. Recipe here.

7. Creamy Yogurt Cucumber Salad

Greek yogurt replaces the sour cream in this salad for a lighter spin. Recipe here.
foodiecrush.com

Greek yogurt replaces the sour cream in this salad for a lighter spin. Recipe here.

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8. Balsamic Watermelon Feta Salad

The almonds add a layer of texture that's really clutch. Recipe here.
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The almonds add a layer of texture that's really clutch. Recipe here.

9. Thai Summer Rolls with Peanut Sauce

The peanut sauce combines soy sauce, garlic, peanut butter, and lime juice to pack in extra flavor. Recipe here.
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The peanut sauce combines soy sauce, garlic, peanut butter, and lime juice to pack in extra flavor. Recipe here.

10. Italian Chopped Salad with Marinated Chickpeas

Also featuring Asiago cheese, marinated artichoke hearts, salami, sun-dried tomatoes, and fresh herbs. Recipe here.
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Also featuring Asiago cheese, marinated artichoke hearts, salami, sun-dried tomatoes, and fresh herbs. Recipe here.

11. Honey-Drizzled Bleu Cheese Strawberry Bites

4 ingredients and made in minutes. Recipe here.
thefoodcharlatan.com

4 ingredients and made in minutes. Recipe here.

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12. Creamy Coconut Coleslaw

The coconut adds a little flair to an otherwise minimalist slaw. Recipe here.
natashaskitchen.com

The coconut adds a little flair to an otherwise minimalist slaw. Recipe here.

13. Watermelon Feta Blackberry Skewers

3 ingredients and 5 minutes to make these. Recipe here.
ahealthylifeforme.com

3 ingredients and 5 minutes to make these. Recipe here.

14. Cucumber Avocado Feta Salad

Only 5 ingredients required to make this super simple summer side. Recipe here.
twopeasandtheirpod.com

Only 5 ingredients required to make this super simple summer side. Recipe here.

15. Olive Tapenade, Arugula and Hummus Stuffed Pita

If you're not afraid to brave the heat, these would be great with some falafel. Recipe here.
naturallyella.com

If you're not afraid to brave the heat, these would be great with some falafel. Recipe here.

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16. Prosciutto Wrapped Melon Mozzarella Skewers

The salty prosciutto paired with the sweet melon is a classic combo for a reason. Recipe here.
simplyrecipes.com

The salty prosciutto paired with the sweet melon is a classic combo for a reason. Recipe here.

17. Asian Ramen Noodle Salad

Bathed in a teriyaki dressing. Recipe here.
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Bathed in a teriyaki dressing. Recipe here.

18. Strawberry Broccoli Salad

Sweet, crunchy, and creamy thanks to Greek yogurt. Recipe here.
lecremedelacrumb.com

Sweet, crunchy, and creamy thanks to Greek yogurt. Recipe here.

19. Avocado, Black Bean and Corn Salad with Lime-Cumin Vinaigrette

Lots of texture and flavor, very little work. Recipe here.
averiecooks.com

Lots of texture and flavor, very little work. Recipe here.

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20. Chopped Thai Salad with Sesame Garlic Dressing

This salad is loaded with kale, carrots, peppers, cilantro, edamame, scallions and more. Recipe here.
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This salad is loaded with kale, carrots, peppers, cilantro, edamame, scallions and more. Recipe here.

21. Sprout Crunch Radicchio Cups

Bonus: it's vegan! Recipe here.
thefirstmess.com

Bonus: it's vegan! Recipe here.

22. Cilantro Lime Cucumber Salad

To get your cucumbers looking this pretty, slice them super thin. Recipe here.
thefoodcharlatan.com

To get your cucumbers looking this pretty, slice them super thin. Recipe here.

23. Watermelon "Pizza" with Feta and Balsamic

An easy and customizable way to dress up watermelon. Recipe here.
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An easy and customizable way to dress up watermelon. Recipe here.