It’s time to get a head start on your 4th of July menu folks! These 20+ 4th of July Recipe Ideas have something for everyone at your table! Appetizers, salads, sides, mains and desserts…all simple and delicious and perfect for the holiday and all summer long!
20+ 4th of July Recipe Ideas
If you’re looking for some inspiration for your 4th of July weekend festivities look no further! I’ve gotcha covered.
Below, you’ll find something for any meal of the day…breakfast, lunch or dinner! I’ve got crowd pleasing appetizers, salads, sides, main dishes and desserts that will satisfy everyone at the table! Enjoy!
1. Chicken Souvlaki Skewers with Tzatziki Sauce
These Chicken Souvlaki Skewers with Tzatziki Sauce are tender, juicy and bursting with flavor. Winner, winner, backyard BBQ dinner!
2. 4th of July Berry Cheesecake Popsicles
These 4th of July Berry Cheesecake Popsicles are a fabulous treat for everyone for the holiday!
3. Berry Crumb Bars
These Berry Crumb Bars are the perfect dessert for all those gorgeous summer berries. A shortbread crust topped with fresh blueberries and strawberries make for a summer dessert winner!
4. Gram’s Easy Macaroni Salad
No summer picnic or BBQ is complete without traditional macaroni salad. And Gram’s Easy Macaroni Salad is always a crowd pleaser!
5. Greek Couscous Salad
This Greek Couscous Salad is colorful and bursting with flavor and textures! Loaded with healthy ingredients and SUPER simple to put together!
6. Simple Strawberry Cake
This Simple Strawberry Cake is the perfect easy dessert recipe for all your spring and summer parties. Even the most novice baker in the kitchen can handle this recipe. It’s incredibly moist and jam-packed with sweet juicy strawberries and topped with a whipped creamy frosting that you’re sure to LOVE!
7. Crazy Good Mac ‘n Cheese
This Crazy Good Mac n’ Cheese is a crowd favorite! It’s a rich and ultra-cheesy comfort food dish that’s easy to make and totally irresistible!
8. Glazed Blueberry Hand Pies
These Glazed Blueberry Hand Pies are a summer treat! Light, flaky pastry filled with an easy homemade blueberry jam make for a delicious hand held dessert or snack!
9. Baked Three Bean Casserole
This Baked Three Bean Casserole is perfect for all your summer parties! It’s always a crowd pleaser!
10. Mexican Street Corn Quinoa Salad
This Mexican Street Corn Quinoa Salad is a zesty, healthy, protein packed salad that’s perfect for your next summer party!
11. Berry Buttermilk Sheet Pan Pancakes
These Berry Buttermilk Sheet Pan Pancakes are a total game changer when it comes to making pancakes for a crowd!
12. Blueberry Croissant Bread Pudding with Blueberry Sauce
This Blueberry Croissant Bread Pudding with Blueberry Sauce is perfect for your Easter brunch! It’s loaded with plump blueberries and buttery croissants with a hint of fresh lemon.
13. Linguine with Tomatoes, Basil and Brie
A dish that’s high on flavor, but low on effort, this Linguine with Tomatoes, Basil and Brie is sure to be a crowd favorite!
This zesty Jambalaya never fails to impress! It’s loaded with shrimp, chicken and sausage and is made in one large pot or deep skillet. Perfect for entertaining a crowd!
15. Pan Seared Scallops with Orzo Piccata
Succulent Pan Seared Scallops with Orzo Piccata is an easy weeknight dinner that’s fancy enough for weekend company!
16. Jerk Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner
A little sweet, a little spicy, this Jerk Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner with Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts is perfect for those busy weeknights. It’s an easy, comforting meal that’s a party for your taste buds!
17. Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad
This Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad is an old favorite that’s perfect as a side or as your main meal! It’s a satisfying pasta salad that’s packed with chicken and fresh veggies all in a creamy pesto dressing.
18. Classic Chili Dogs
There’s nothing like Classic Chili Dogs for your summer backyard BBQ! These dogs are totally droolworthy!
19. Maple Bourbon Kielbasa Bites
These Maple Bourbon BBQ Kielbasa Bites are tangy, tasty bites perfect for snackin’!
20. Miami Vice Boozy Popsicles
These Miami Vice Boozy Popsicles are a refreshing combination of Strawberry Daiquiri and Piña Colada. So perfect for a hot summer day!
21. Pecan Cinnamon Roll Ice Box Cake
This Pecan Cinnamon Roll Ice Box Cake is your favorite breakfast treat morphed into a refreshingly cool ice box cake!
22. Beer-Braised BBQ Chuck Roast
This Beer-Braised BBQ Chuck Roast is low on effort, yet high on flavor! It takes less than 20 minutes to prepare and cooks low and slow until it’s fall apart tender and totally mouthwatering!
23. Spicy Sweet Potato Salad
This Spicy Sweet Potato Salad is a mayo-less salad that’s a delicious option for the warmer weather! The sweet and spicy flavors are sure to tickle your taste buds!
24. Texas Caviar
This recipe for Texas Caviar is quick, easy and loaded with all things healthy! Enjoy it as an appetizer with tortilla chips or as a side with some grilled chicken or fish!
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