4th of July Recipe Roundup

Mini beef burgers

Fireworks? Check! Outdoor BBQs? Check! With all the excitement and patriotism in the air, it’s starting to sound like more like July 4th to us. July 4th is a day to not only celebrate the nation’s independence but also enjoy all-American traditions such as grilling burgers, baking pies and lighting fireworks. As one of America’s most festive holidays of the year, the 4th of July is the perfect time to paint the town red, white and blue with patriotic favorites such as burgers, potato salad and fruit pies. After all, there’s nothing quite like the freedom of holding an old fashioned outdoor cookout, just like how our forefathers have been doing for generations.

Whether you’re hosting an outdoor BBQ, attending a potluck or planning a picnic, it’s easy to put together a July 4th feast. From burgers to kabobs, we’ve got a variety of grilling favorites that are simple for your grill master to handle. And of course, we haven’t forgotten about the rest! These side dishes, desserts and refreshments are all our top summer picks that are sure to be unforgettable standouts at all of your outdoor and backyard parties.

BlogPost_4thofJulyRecipeRoundup_1For the Grill

Grilled Portobello Cheeseburgers
Bleu Cheese Stuffed Hatch Chile Burgers
Grilled Teriyaki Turkey Cheeseburgers
Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chops with Roasted Chile
Grilled Swordfish with Cucumber Key Lime Salsa
Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken
Grilled Baby Corn with Shrimp
Marinated Beef Kabobs

Side DishesBlogPost_4thofJulyRecipes_2

Dutch Yellow Potato Salad Southwestern Style
Spicy Roasted Dutch Yellow Potatoes
Fingerling Medley Potato Salad
Grilled Corn with Garlic Chile Butter
Grilled Red Corn Rounds
Outrageous Baked Beans
Grilled Veggie Macaroni Salad
Summer Slaw

BlogPost_4thofJulyRecipeRoundup4Something Sweet for Dessert

Cherry Crumble Pie
Key Lime Pie
Peach Brandy Pie
Organic Nectarine Cobbler
Mango Lime Ice Cream
Cucumber and Summer Berry Pimms Granita
Saturn Peach Upside Down Cake
Champagne and Mini Watermelon Parfait

BlogPost_4thofJulyRecipeRoundup_5Drinks to Sip On

Pineapple, Strawberry Papaya + Manzano Banana Batido
Passion Fruit Cockatil
Hibiscus (Jamaica) Sangria
Iced Green Tea Dazzler
Strawberry Mint Lemonade
Orange Watermelon Margarita
Summer Fruit Smoothie


What are you going to be feasting on for July 4th? What are some of your favorite Independence Day recipes?

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