If you're looking to incorporate refreshing flavors into your home-cooked dishes -- which we all are once the warm weather sets in -- you should consider trying your hand at Vietnamese food. With lots of mint, a heavy dose of ginger and crisp vegetables, Vietnamese recipes were made for summer time eating. Especially when bringing out the grill just feels like too much trouble.

With a choice of spring rolls, lettuce cups, noodle salads and traditional sandwiches, the Vietnamese sure do know which foods are best eaten on the hottest of days. Enjoy the recipes below all summer long.

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  • Vietnamese Pho: Beef Noodle Soup

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  • Spring Rolls With Slow Cooker Pork

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/23642-vietnamese-spring-rolls-slow-cooker-pork-recipe.html" target="_blank">Spring Rolls With Slow Cooker Pork recipe</a> by Steamy Kitchen</strong>

  • Slow Cooker Vietnamese Chicken Pho Ga

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  • Crispy Vietnamese Veggie Crepes with Fresh Basil

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/5671-crispy-vietnamese-veggie-crepes-with-fresh-basil" target="_blank">Crispy Vietnamese Veggie Crepes with Fresh Basil recipe</a> by vrunka/Food52</strong>

  • Hanoi Beef Noodle Soup

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  • Vietnamese Banh Mi Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.aspicyperspective.com/2013/01/vietnamese-chicken-salad.html" target="_blank">Vietnamese Banh Mi Salad recipe</a> by A Spicy Perspective</strong>

  • Crock Pot Pho

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/3136-crock-pot-pho.html" target="_blank">Crock Pot Pho recipe</a> by Steamy Kitchen</strong>

  • Cha Gio (Spring Rolls)

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/2456-vietnamese-spring-rolls.html" target="_blank">Cha Gio (Spring Rolls) recipe</a> by Steamy Kitchen</strong>

  • Vietnamese-Style Shu Mai

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/10979-vietnamese-style-shu-mai" target="_blank">Vietnamese-Style Shu Mai recipe</a> by yuko</strong>

  • Vietnamese Spiced Paté

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/14289-vietnamese-spiced-pate" target="_blank">Vietnamese Spiced Paté recipe</a> by GoodforthePalate via Food52</strong>

  • Vietnamese Chicken & Cabbage Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/18381-vietnamese-chicken-cabbage-salad" target="_blank">Vietnamese Chicken & Cabbage Salad recipe</a> by we eat. happy. via Food52</strong>

  • Vietnamese-Inspired Sweet & Spicy Catfish With Pickled Vegetables

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/1153-vietnamese-inspired-sweet-spicy-catfish-with-pickled-vegetables" target="_blank">Vietnamese-Inspired Sweet & Spicy Catfish with Pickled Vegetables recipe</a> by melissav via Food52</strong>

  • Rice-Noodle Salad With Chicken And Herbs

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/rice-noodle-salad-with-ch_n_1058642.html" target="_blank">Rice-Noodle Salad with Chicken and Herbs recipe</a></strong>

  • Turkey Banh Mi

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/turkey-banh-mi_n_1059271.html" target="_blank">Turkey Banh Mi recipe</a></strong>

  • Vietnamese Mango Salad

    <strong>Get the<a href="http://food52.com/recipes/17437-vietnamese-mango-salad" target="_blank"> Vietnamese Mango Salad recipe</a> by Kitchen Butterfly via Food52</strong>

  • Country Pate Banh Mi

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/country-p226t233-ba_n_1061036.html" target="_hplink">Country Pate Banh Mi recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Stir-Fried Vegetables With Lemongrass

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/stir-fried-vegetables-wit_n_1058719.html" target="_hplink">Stir-Fried Vegetables with Lemongrass recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Vietnamese Meatballs

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/vietnamese-meatballs_n_1057025.html" target="_hplink">Vietnamese Meatballs recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Shrimp-And-Vegetable Summer Rolls

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/shrimp-and-vegetable-summ_n_1058684.html" target="_hplink">Shrimp-and-Vegetable Summer Rolls recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Steak Bun

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/steak-bun_n_1062204.html" target="_hplink">Steak Bun recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Asparagus And Salmon Spring Rolls

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/asparagus--salmon-spring_n_1062421.html" target="_hplink">Asparagus and Salmon Spring Rolls recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Vietnamese-Style Shrimp And Watercress Stir-Fry

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/vietnamese-style-shrimp-a_n_1058775.html" target="_hplink">Vietnamese-Style Shrimp and Watercress Stir-Fry recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Rice Noodle Salad With Chicken And Herbs

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/rice-noodle-salad-with-ch_n_1058642.html" target="_hplink">Rice Noodle Salad with Chicken and Herbs recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Vietnamese Tofu-Noodle Lettuce Wraps

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/vietnamese-tofu-noodle-le_n_1061924.html" target="_hplink">Vietnamese Tofu-Noodle Lettuce Wraps recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Hanoi-Style Tuna Patty Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/hanoi-style-tuna-patty-sa_n_1056035.html" target="_hplink">Hanoi-Style Tuna Patty Salad recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Vegetable Summer Rolls

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/vegetable-summer-rolls-wi_n_1058771.html" target="_hplink">Vegetable Summer Rolls recipe</a></strong> <br>

  • Vietnamese Slaw With Fried Shallots

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/vietnamese-slaw-with-frie_n_1057294.html" target="_hplink">Vietnamese Slaw with Fried Shallots recipe</a></strong> <br>

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