The 10 Most Popular Recipes of August 2020

updated Aug 28, 2020
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August is, sadly, the unofficial last month of summer. To celebrate all the great flavors of the season and all the incredible produce it brings, we gave you plenty of recipes to check off your summer food bucket list. But some dishes were standout favorites amongst our readers. From a California sandwich and a light and fresh lemon herb pasta salad to perfectly slow-roasted salmon with juicy tomatoes and cold, creamy homemade fudge pops, these are the 10 most popular new recipes we published this month.

We hope this list serves as inspiration to head into the kitchen and cook with summer’s bounty — because fall is right around the corner!

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Slow-Roasted Salmon with Garlicky Tomatoes, Olives, and Herbs
This feel-good recipe is packed with protein. It's also colorful and vibrant, thanks to juicy tomatoes and fresh herbs.
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Kung Pao Chicken
This real-deal kung pao chicken from Grace Young features a dark, rich sauce that clings to the chicken and peppers, with just an undertone of heat and aromatic flavor from chilies and Sichuan peppercorns.
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Lemon Herb Pasta Salad with Green Beans
This light and fresh pasta salad is packed with fresh herbs, snappy green beans, and a sunny lemon vinaigrette.
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Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Cream cheese upgrades classic mashed potatoes into the creamiest, dreamiest side.
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Tuscan Chicken with White Beans and Mushrooms
This freezer-to-Instant Pot chicken dinner is light, fresh, and inspired by the flavors of Tuscany.
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The Best-Ever California Sandwich
A cool, refreshing veggie sandwich inspired by ones sold in California natural foods grocery stores.
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The Best Affogato
The Italian coffee-based dessert is made with just three ingredients: espresso, gelato, and a shot of liqueur. Here's how to make the very best one at home — even without an espresso machine.
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Greek-Style Lemon Chicken and Potatoes
Greek-style lemon chicken and potatoes topped with oregano and crumbled feta cheese is the ultimate Instant Pot freezer meal.
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Easy Homemade Fudge Pops
Just five ingredients are all that stand between you and these cold, creamy chocolate fudge pops.
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Light & Fluffy Sheet Pan Pancakes
This one-bowl, no-flipping recipe for sheet pan pancakes is fluffy and tender like a classic sheet cake.
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