The Best of Fourth of July Recipes

The temperatures are toasty, the rosé is stocked, and soon we will celebrate America’s independence the best way we know how: with lots and lots of food! There’s likely to be other festivities, too, like parades and pool parties and fireworks and corn hole, but chances are your grill will be the star of the show.  Whether you’re hosting for the holiday or just bringing something with you to the bash of your choosing, be sure to plan your menu ahead of time so that the only thing you have to worry about come Tuesday is reapplying sunscreen.  Keep reading for twenty of our favorite Fourth of July recipes to make this year’s celebration your best yet! (this post was originally published in 2017)

Blueberry Chia Seed Coleslaw (Paleo and GF!) via Perchance to Cook

Summer Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad with Creamy Buttermilk Dijon Dressing via Skinny Taste

Sweet Potato Wedges with Salsa Verde and Feta via Little Green Spoon

Patriotic Potato Salad with Light Herb Vinaigrette via Joyful Healthy Eats

Grilled Mexican Street Corn via The Garlic Diaries

Spicy Maple Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Smoky Bacon Corn via Half Baked Harvest

Kennebunkport Lobster Grilled Cheese Sandwiches via Foodie Crush

Cheddar Jalapeno Chicken Burgers with Guacamole via What’s Gaby Cooking?

Smoked Pork Shoulder with Molasses via Brooklyn Supper

Chorizo Beef Burgers with Crispy Onion Straws via Nutmeg Nanny

Honey Glazed Chicken and Veggie Kabobs via The Iron You

Shrimp Tacos with Watermelon Salsa via Kiwi and Carrot

Steak Fajita Skewers with Cilantro Chimichurri via Recipe Runner

Grilled Snapper with Tomato Relish via Joyful Healthy Eats

Red Sauce Enchiladas with Crema Cotija Guacamole via Mexican Please

Berry Tart with Dairy Free Vanilla Bean Custard via Against All Grain

Salted Watermelon Pops via How Sweet Eats

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie via Freutcake

Frozen Peaches and Cream Cake via Say Yes

Blackberry Cobbler Crumble via Sugar and Charm

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  1. Debbie


    Hi the chicken skewer recipe does not go the proper site. Can you help. It looks delicious.

    • Jen Pinkston


      Here ya go! Sorry about that!

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  4. Everything looks so good! Some of these recipes will be perfect for my Bastille Day party!

    xx Jennifer
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