50 Recipes That Don’t Require an Oven

50+ recipes that don't require your oven at eatprayreadlove.com

People, it is HOT in Texas. Like I’m allowing-my-kids-to-watch-too-much-TV-because-it’s-too-hot-to-go-outside hot. And I know that the last thing anyone wants to do when it’s already hot is turn on the oven to heat up the kitchen even more. So I’ve combed out some of the best recipes I could find- 50+ recipes that don’t require an oven! Yay! From crockpot to stove top, these recipes will make you happy, and even happier because your oven stays in the O-F-F position!

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Best Shrimp Dip with Cilantro Lime Aioli by Insights by April

Fried Instant Mashed Potatoes

fried mashed potatoes

Simple and Easy Spinach Artichoke Dip by ArtSea Chic

Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños 


Quick and Easy Restaurant-Style Salsa by Biblical Homemaking

Italian Mozzarella Potstickers Easy Corn Salsa by Penney Lane Kitchen


Ambrosia Fruit Salad by Planet Weidknecht The Best Salad Ever on this site

ting salad if it tastes this good! The best salad recipe ever!

Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad by Meal Planning Magic

Mandarin Orange Pasta Salad by Britches ‘n’ Boots   Triple Berry Balsamic Salad by The Peanuts Gang


  Copycat recipe of Portillo’s Chopped Salad by Christine Trevino   Greek Lentil and Orzo Salad by Meal Planning Magic

Cranberry-Pecan Chicken Salad
Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad is a perfect addition to your baby shower, summer party, or just for an easy dinner!

Frozen Fruit Salad by Kirsten Oliphant

Asian Chicken Salad by MamaGab


Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (which will be fabulous with fresh tomatoes and basil- yum!)

tomato basil soup

Curried Indian Chicken Soup

curried indian chicken soup


Grilled Basil Mozzarella Flatbread

basil mozzarella flatbread recipe

Rosemary Provolone Grilled CheeseA delicious update to the traditional grilled cheese!


Honey-Seared Carrots with Rosemary

honey seared carrots

Crockpot Mashed Potatoes by The Grant Life

Spicy Grilled Pineapple by Family Fun Journal


Crock-Pot Chicken and Broccoli Teriyaki http://i2.wp.com/talesofbeautyforashes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/chickenteriyaki3.jpg 5- ingredient Crock Pot Ribs by the TipToe Fairy


Slow-Cooker Beef BourguignonThis slow cooker beef bourguignon is a delicious company-worthy dish that simmers all day and makes your whole house smell delicious!

Fried-Avocado Tacos by Apples to Applique (oh my word these are going on my menu plan!) Spicy Ginger Chicken by the Fontenot Four   The Peanut Gang’s Spatchcocking Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Faux-Fried Rice

faux fried rice with a secrt ingredient! at eatprayreadlove.com

The Best Fish Tacos Ever by M is for Mama

Texas-Style Crock Pot Ribs

Summer Dinner Ideas by Mom’s Confession

Crazy-Easy Stacked Enchiladas


No-Bake Chocolate Yummies by Oh, Mrs. Tucker

Creamy Dreamsicle Shake

This creamy orange dreamsicle has only 110 calories and is the perfect light treat for spring and summer!

Salted Caramel Fudge by Eat Pray {read} love

The Best Banana Pudding Recipe by Family Fun Journal

Homemade Espresso Magic Shell ice cream topping by The Grant Life

Semi-Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake by Penney Lane Kitchen



Stovetop Applesauce by Britches ‘n’ Boots

Healthy Greek Yogurt Popsicles by Your Modern Family

Breakfast Foods

Vegan Breakfast Tacos by It Starts on the Inside

Cracker Barrel Pancakes– one of my favorites for sure!

cracker barrel Collage

Skillet Breakfast Nachos (yum!) by The Grant Life

About Kelli Hays

Kelli Hays is a wife, mother, writer, and friend. She has been blogging since 2008 and loves sharing inspiration for the everyday woman!


  1. Thanks for including the Portillo’s salad!! These recipes look great!!

  2. Oh my… all of these recipes look amazing!! Pinned for the future! Thanks for sharing them!