This extended Memorial Day weekend marks the formal start of summer. It’s about the food. As it is with most parties. Traditional memorial day food. So, if you’re looking for a summer picnic and Barbecue recipe for Memorial Day. You’ve come to the correct place.
The best and most popular Memorial Day dishes are included, including all of the classics as well as some new fun summer recipes to try. I’ve got you covered on from cheeseburgers to smoky grill meals, sweet and juicy salads, delectable dips, cool refreshing desserts, and more.
BURGERS AND FRIES Juicy Classic Hamburgers
Such classic juicy cheeseburgers are better than the chain restaurant, perfectly seasoned, flavorful, and tasty. A tried-and-true Memorial Day recipe. You can also end up making your own hamburger buns to serve these patties in.
Burgers with Mediterranean Turkey
Mediterranean turkey meatballs with garlic, red pepper, and lemon juice are tender, juicy, and delicious. The perfect summer weeknight dinner.
Burgers to Creamy Potato salad made from fish
Traditional memorial day food. These 15-minute fish burgers with creamy slaw are juicy, flaky, and flavorful. It was so simple that it’s the ideal summer weekday evening meal!
Chicken Burgers from the Mediterranean
Mediterranean chicken patties are delicious, moist, and juicy, and they have everything that you want in one bite: protein, veggies, herbal products, and they’re quick and easy to make.
Taco Salads with Spinach and Feta
Greek-style spinach and feta turkey burgers are tender, juicy, and flavorful, and are loaded with spinach, feta, as well as fresh Aegean herbs. Serve with tzatziki sauce on the side.
Burgers to Thyme
Herbs add such an incredible depth of flavour to such super juicy and flavorful rosemary thyme half pound burgers. It only takes 10 mins to make.
Burgers with Lima Beans
You don’t have to be a vegan to enjoy these protein-packed, juicy, and flavorful homemade veggie burgers with lima beans.
Air Fryer French Fries
Air fryer french fries are tender as well as fluffy on the inside and crunchy on the outside. Within only 10 seconds. You can end up making this healthy French fry!
Baked Sweet Potato Wedges
End up serving baked sweet potato wedges with warm spices and a homemade honey mustard dipping sauce as an antipasto or side dish on match day or any occasion!
SKEWERS AND KEBABS GRILLED EASY GREEK CHICKEN SOUVLAKI SKEWERS
For a quintessential Aegean flavour, marinate Greek chicken souvlaki skewers in garlic, fresh herbs, lemon, and bay leaves. In less over 15 minutes, preheat the grill. Traditional memorial day food.
Serve with homemade tzatziki sauce or wrap them throughout flatbread to start making Greek chicken gyros. One of my favourite meals for Memorial Day!
Skewers of Garlic Shrimp
Garlic shrimp skewers are tasty and full of flavour. For just a quick warmer months dinner, these kabobs can be interrogated, baked, or air fried.
Brisket Souvlaki Shish Kebabs
The beef shahi kebabs are marinated in a garlicky lemony olive oil marinade and threaded with vegetables for an easy Greek kebabs beef shish kebab. Cook on the cooker or in the oven. Wrap them in some fast and easy tortillas and serve them with the some quick and easy tortillas.
Cajun Prawns Skewers Grilled
Grilled cajun shrimp kebabs are garlicky, lemony, and going to burst with flavour thanks to a jambalaya marinade. Preparation time is less over 30 seconds. On the side, serve this with a fresh Mediterranean chickpea wedge salad.
Pineapple-Teriyaki Chicken Skewers
Sticky, sweet, flavourful, and tart teriyaki chicken eviscerates with pineapple, green peppers, and red onions. So flavorful as well as delectable.
Traditional memorial day food. End up serving with steamed rice or quick coconut rice.
Skewers of Spicy Cumin Lamb
Xinjiang spicy coriander mutton kebabs with a bold garam masala and cayenne marinade are juicy and tender, and so easy to make on the grill or air fryer. On the side, end up serving it with a fresh Chinese garlic cucumber salad.
Skewers of grilled orange chicken
Grilled bright red chicken skewers with a rich, citrus-based seasoning that is fire, sticky, and saucy are delicious, juicy, and tender. The best summer weeknight dinner I’ve ever had. Serve with ten minute vegetarian fried rice or noodles as a side.
Skewers of Korean Chicken
Korean chicken skewers are juicy as well as tender, with strong flavours that bring cute, flavourful, and spicy to your dinner table. Season’s best weeknight dinner.
Eviscerates of chicken satay with peanut sauce
Delicate chicken satay skewers with coconut marinade and homemade peanut dipping sauce are flavourful, sweet, tangy, as well as kooky, and are better than takeout. Serve it with some delectable easy coconut rice.
Skewers of Greek Souvlaki Lamb
Grilled Greek lamb kebabs skewers marinate in a simple Mediterranean marinade for only 30 minutes. Serve with tzatziki sauce on the side. Serve to rice pilaf and vegetables just on edge, and a Greek salad. As such delectable.
Persian Chicken Kebabs with Saffron (Joojeh Kabob)
Classic Persian saffron chicken kebabs (joojeh kabob) are simple to make, basted in a simple saffron and lemon marinade for that classic Iranian flavour. Make it a full-fledged Persian dinner with basil Brown rice rice and Persian Shirazi salad with cucumber and tomato.
Simple Grilled Prawns Boil
Cooking time for this easy, garlicky, and buttery seared shrimp boil with prawns, corn, baby potatoes, and sausage, spiced and chucked with parsley, is only 20 minutes. Placed some whole vegetables on the grill too though, and serve with BBQ chicken stuffed baked potatoes.
Vegetables FOR Warmer months Italian Pasta Salad
Italian pasta salad is delicious, filling, and simple to prepare. Intend your warmer months picnics as well as cookouts up to three days ahead of time. On Remembrance Day, nothing says “classic” like that of an Italian Coleslaw!
Salad with Creamy Cucumbers
This creamy cucumber salad is the easy, refreshing snack and side dish you’ve have being missing at your warmer months cookouts. It tends to take only five min to prepare ahead of time. Another traditional Memorial Day recipe.
Salad with Macaroni
Classic macaroni salad is a creamy and delicious pasta salad that comes together quickly. Traditional memorial day food. It’s the perfect side dish to bring to a warmer months potluck or barbecue.
Salad with Summer Corn
Make a light, flavorful summer corn salad to new corn on the cob, topped with tomatoes, basil, and cheese.
Salad with potatoes
This easy homemade potato salad has been packed with baby potatoes, eggs, and green onions and chucked in a mayo sauce. It’s nice and light barbecues and picnic areas.
Coleslaw is a classic
Clean, crisp, quintessential coleslaw food a must recipe for a summer barbecue or picnic, or for a quick make-ahead lunch. It takes less than 10 minutes to prepare.
Salad with Mediterranean Orzo Pasta
Thrown in a Greek homemade tomato sauce, this fast and easy Mediterranean orzo pasta salad is packed with fresh vegetables and herbs. Nutritious, light, and delightful.
Vinaigrette with Watermelon and Feta
Watermelon mozzarella salad with cucumbers and mint is a quick and easy summer salad that comes together in 5 minutes.
Vinaigrette with strawberries and avocado
Strawberry avocado salad with flower grain dressing is the ultimate summer food, packed with fresh ingredients that are light, vibrant, fresh, sweet, and tangy.
Greek Salad with Chickpeas
White bean Greek salad is a light, good health, vibrant, and colourful salad full of traditional Mediterranean ingredients, health foods, and nutrients.
Salad with Creamy Broccoli Slaw
Whipped cream broccoli slaw food is nutritious, flavoursome, and flavorful. It’s loaded with crunchy veggies, salty feta, cute raisins, and a drizzle of honey.
Vinaigrette with Quinoa and Spinach
Take a chunk of this light, gluten-free quinoa as well as spinach salad, which is bursting with vibrantly colored tomatoes, cucumbers, and raisins.
Vinaigrette with White bean Wedge (Mediterranean)
For just a delicious dissected falafel taste, combine lentils, crunchy vegetable toppings, and hummus people who dress in a Mediterranean chickpea wedge salad.
Salad with Shrimp Tacos
Shrimp taco salad with cilantro lime dressing is flavorful, tasty, and simple to prepare. Has all of the fixings and flavour of prawns tacos, but none of the mess.
Salad of Summer Fruits
Start celebrating season with the this easy, vibrantly colored summer fruit salad! Simply toss a handful of fruits in a honey lemon costume and serve!
MEAT FOOD Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs
Using a Slow Cooker BBQ ribs are tender, juicy, and saucy, with meat that literally falls off the bone. Add this simple recipe to your slow cooker recipe collection.
Honey Garlic Sauced Chicken Wings
The above sugary sweetness garlic chicken wings are baked. Traditional memorial day food. Air-fried until crispy and tossed in a honey garlic sauce. So delicious and easy to make.
The Ideal Prime Rib Steak
The best tender and juicy prime rib steak with a perfect seared crust is garlicky, buttery, and bursting with flavour. Serve with whipped cream mashed potatoes and air-fried asparagus. Alternatively, make your meal a full-fledged surf and turf complete with crab legs… um, yes.
BBQ Chicken Wing tips Baked
Bread BBQ chicken wings are sweet and sticky, perfectly crispy, and smothered in barbecue sauce. They’re the ideal warmer months hors d’oeuvre. Plus, they’re simple to adapt for the grill.
Rib Roasts in the Air
Spare ribs cooked in the air fryer are crispy, flavorful, and delicious. The simple marinade keeps people tender and juicy inside too, while the air fryer crisps them up.
Chicken Wings with Miso Garlic Sauce
Baked miso garlic chicken wings are crispy, full of flavour, and simple to prepare. They’re marinated in a savoury Asian seasoning before being baked or fried inside an air fryer.
SUMMER Snack foods AND SIDE DISHES
Corn just on Cob Grilled
Kebabs corn on the cob with buttery but also salty char marks. Delicious flavour, and the best texture is ready.
Focaccia with Tomatoes and White wine vinegar Glaze
Tomato bruschetta with balsamic dressing is a simple Italian. Hors d’oeuvre with vegetables, onions, garlic, tulsi, and olive oil. Tasty, light, and straightforward. It’s one of my all-time new favourite Easter appetisers.
White Cheddar Pasta on the Stove
Creamy gas stove mac and cheese with white cheddar is a delicious and comforting one-pot 1-hour meal crowded to three types of cheese.
Road Corn from Guatemala (Elote)
Elote (Mexican street corn) is indeed a tasty corn on the cob topped with a cheesy sauce as well as cilantro and lime. Milky, corny, spicy, and full of flavour.
Classical Hard boiled Eggs
Classic deviled eggs are a quick and easy go-to hors d’oeuvre for lunch or dinner, or simply as a snack.
Vegetable and Cantaloupe Wrapped in Prosciutto
Vegetable and melon swathed in parma ham are salty, cute, and juicy. They are simple to make to a few simple ingredients and then grilled.
Garlic Butter on Cooker Sweet corn
When grilling corn on the cob isn’t an option, try creamy, oven-roasted corn on the cob to garlic butter and beautiful char scores instead. This recipe could also be adapted for the grill.
Nachos with chicken
When you’re craving something filling, crunchy, cheesy, as well as satisfying, chicken potato chips are a quick and easy formula to try. Ideal for a game day antipasto or a late-night snack.
Baked Kale Dip Flavourful DIPS
Baked till the warm and melty, toasty, rich, creamy baked. kale dip is a delicious and easy hors d’oeuvre. Easy to prepare ahead of time and a crowd pleaser. It’s one of my favourite meals for Memorial Day.
Dip with 7 Layers
This easy and delicious 7 layer dip. Made with layers of chick peas, guacamole, salsa, cheese, and much. More, is indeed the perfect dip to serve at your next party.
Basic Guacamole Recipe
The above simple and delicious dish takes less than 5 mins to make. It’s the ideal dip for a Foreign Super Bowl party.
Chickpeas with Cooked Red Peppers
Matte finish and creamy roasted red pepper hummus is a flavorful. Vegan and gluten-free dip. This healthy antipasto is simple to prepare using .
Dip with Seared Onions
Braised cabbage dip is creamy, full of flavour, and melts in your mouth. This simple antipasto is ideal for entertaining, game day, or as a snack.
Salsa Gallo pinto Gallo Curvy
Ceviche gallo beefy salsa is made in 5 minutes and filled with tomatoes, onion, cilantro, and lemon zest (and optional jalapeos for a spicy kick).
Dip with Creamy Ricotta
Creamy gnocchi dip is light and fresh, and only takes 5 mins to reach with a few fresh ingredients. Like
- Fresh herbs
- Olive oil
Chickpeas that is smooth and creamy
Within only five min. You can make a classic smooth and creamy hummus dip at home by combining
- Sesame seeds
- Olive oil
- Lemon juice
In a blender. Serve it with veggies or crackers, or use it as a dip.
Soak Queso Que elde Queso
Queso a la casa Mexican mozzarella dip is seamless, creamy, delicious, and flavorful. It’s incredibly simple to make. It’s far superior to store-bought in every way. One of the most delectable Memorial Day recipes.
Aubergine Baba Ganoush Dip
Baba uses many types is a creamy, grilled zucchini dip with garlic and tahini for a flavouring blast! It goes well with pita chips or veggies.
Tzatziki Sauce Made Simple (Cucumber Yogurt Dip)
Tzatziki sauce is a creamy yogurt cucumber dip packed with fresh
- Lemon juice
- Olive oil
So simple to make.
Hummus with Pesto
Smooth and creamy pesto hummus is a healthy, delicious, and flavorful. Traditional memorial day food. Dip that takes only 5 minutes to make. It is vegan.