If you've got a cookout planned for Memorial Day, you've come to the right place. I will share the best Memorial Day BBQ Recipes so you can step up your cooking game as you officially welcome the summer season. And what better way to do that than to get the BBQ going? I've got the best recipes to make your celebration a success.
1. Grilled Steak Tacos
Grilled Steak Tacos with Cucumber and Corn Salsa are the perfect summer dinner or for a Memorial Day cookout. The spicy skirt steak topped with the freshest cucumber and grilled corn salsa is the ultimate BBQ recipe. It will surely impress your family and friends. Get the Grilled Steak Tacos recipe here.
2. Oven Roasted Corn
This Oven Roasted Corn is the best way to make summer corn. There’s very little prep time needed, and it comes out perfect, tender, and flavorful every time. Plus, it’s the easiest way to make corn on the cob for large parties. Get the Oven Roasted Corn recipe here.
3. Chicken Sausage Skewers with Vegetables
These Chicken Sausage Skewers with Vegetables are easy to make and perfect for your next grilling night. The sausage is packed with flavor, and grilling the vegetables gives them all those flavor-enhancing grill marks. Get the Chicken Sausage Skewers with Vegetables recipe here.
4. Marinated Tomato Basil Salad
This Marinated Tomato Salad is full of fresh flavor and can be used in many ways as a side dish or a topping for chicken, beef, or fish. You’ll be enjoying this simple tomato salad all summer long. Plus, it’s naturally dairy-free, paleo, and Whole30. Get the Marinated Tomato Basil Salad recipe here.
5. Grilled Chicken Souvlaki
Grilled Chicken Souvlaki will become a favorite grilled chicken at your house. The marinade makes the most tender, moist and flavorful chicken. This chicken is gluten-free and easy to prepare. Get the Grilled Chicken Souvlaki recipe here.
6. Herbed Skirt Steak
This Herbed Skirt Steak is made quickly and easily with pantry staples. It turns out as the most flavorful, moist steak ever. It is suitable for keto, paleo, gluten-free, and whole30 diets. Get the Herbed Skirt Steak recipe here.
7. Watermelon and Cucumber Salad
This Watermelon and Cucumber Salad is the perfect way to celebrate a warm and sunny summer day, especially when you pair it with a light glass of wine. This healthy salad contains watermelon, cucumber, feta, avocados, and mint. Get the Watermelon and Cucumber Salad recipe here.
8. Cherry Margaritas
Craving a margarita right about now? Do it right with these Cherry Margaritas that are full of fresh lime flavor and easily made with frozen cherries. Big-batch Cherry Margaritas are perfect for spring and summer parties! Get the Cherry Margaritas recipe here.
9. BBQ Garlic Butter Prawns
Ready in just 20 minutes, these BBQ Garlic Butter Prawns are perfect for an impressive weeknight meal with a glass of white wine. They are the ultimate summer dish and delicious addition to your Memorial Day recipes to wow your guests. Get the BBQ Garlic Butter Prawns recipe here.
10. Air Fryer Roasted Baby Potatoes
These Air Fryer Roasted Baby Potatoes have a crispy, golden exterior and a fluffy interior. They take only minutes to prepare and utilize a tiny amount of oil compared to other recipes. Get the Air Fryer Roasted Baby Potatoes recipe here.
11. Fried Corn
This easy side dish recipe with corn on the cob is perfect for your next backyard BBQ or family gathering. Made from fresh sweet corn and fried in butter, this tasty side dish will hit the spot. So Delish! Get the Fried Corn recipe here.
12. Healthy Baked Beans
These healthy baked beans are a better-for-you spin on a beloved classic recipe! Gluten-free & delicious with three cooking methods and smoked baked beans option. Get the Healthy Baked Beans recipe here.
13. Easy Fruit and Cream
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy all the delicious fruits in season. And what better way to showcase them than in a simple and elegant Fruit and Cream dessert? You can create a beautiful and tasty dish with just a few ingredients and it's ready in under 15 minutes. Get the Easy Fruit and Cream recipe here.
14. Chicken Yakitori
They’re easy to make with just a few ingredients and can be cooked on the grill or broiled in the oven. The Japanese grilled chicken recipe is served on skewers and glazed in a delicious sweet and savory homemade yakitori sauce. Get the Chicken Yakitori recipe here.
15. Cheesecake Rice Krispies Treats
Crackly rice cereal combined with a smooth no-bake cheesecake makes these crunchy-creamy bars absolutely irresistible. Top it with some raspberries and blueberries for a patriotic red, white and blue theme. Get the Cheesecake Rice Krispies Treats recipe here.
16. Greek Stuffed Feta Burgers with Tzatziki
Greek beef burger patties are filled with Mediterranean flavors, stuffed with feta cheese, and topped with a smear of tzatziki. These burgers are the perfect weeknight meal because they cook in under 10 minutes on the grill. Get the Greek Stuffed Feta Burgers recipe here.
17. Red, White, and Blue M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies
Who's ready for the Best Red, White, and Blue M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies for celebrating Memorial Weekend and the 4th of July? You'll love this patriotic chocolate chip cookie recipe with many red, white and blue m&Ms, chocolate chips and colorful sprinkles! Get the Red, White and Blue M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe here.
18. No-Boil Mac and Cheese
This dish is gooey and super cheesy. The Velveeta/shredded cheese combination makes for a cheesy, super creamy dish. It'll be a hit on your Memorial Day cookout. Get the No-Boil Mac and Cheese recipe here.
19. Pesto Orzo Salad
This Pesto Orzo Salad recipe is made with simple ingredients and fresh flavors. It is the perfect side dish for a hot summer day and is done in just 20 minutes! Get the Pesto Orzo Salad recipe here.
20. Cowboy Caviar With Italian Dressing
This cowboy caviar with Italian dressing is super easy and crazy delish, even for non-vegans. It starts with a fun, zesty, shake-able Italian dressing, which is then poured and mixed into the vegan Texas caviar salad. Cherry tomatoes, avocados and corn make it a colorful plate. Get the Cowboy Caviar With Italian Dressing recipe here.
21. Red, White, and Blue Lush
This No Bake Red, White, and Blue Lush dessert is perfect for summer! It’s a crowd-pleaser and always a show-stopper. The best part is that it’s no-bake, making it a great choice during hot summer. Get the Red, White and Blue Lush recipe here.
22. Grilled Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa
If you're tired of the same old tacos and want to mix things up, then you have to try this grilled fish taco recipe with homemade mango salsa! The perfectly grilled flaky white fish and sweet 'n' spicy mango salsa is a match made in heaven. Get the Grilled Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa recipe here.
23. Dill Pickle Pasta Salad
Every bite screams dill pickle in the best possible way in this incredibly tasty Dill Pickle Pasta Salad. This recipe features a creamy homemade dill pickle vinaigrette (sans mayo). Get the Dill Pickle Pasta Salad recipe here.
24. Spicy Smoked Pineapple Margarita
If you appreciate a good margarita, then you need to try this smoked cocktail recipe! A little heat, a little sweet, and super smooth. This Spicy Smoked Pineapple Margarita will have you chilling and relaxing this Summer or anytime. Made with smoked pineapple puree and a smoked jalapeno! Get the Spicy Smoked Pineapple Margarita recipe here.
25. Flag S’mores Dip
This Flag S'Mores Dip is the perfect Memorial Day dessert! Done in under 15 minutes, it's cute, patriotic and delicious! Serve with some graham cracker squares to finish topping off the perfect dessert. Get the Flag S’mores Dip recipe here.
26. American Flag Fruit Pizza
If you are looking for a sweet treat that looks as awesome as it tastes, look no further than this American flag fruit pizza recipe! It will be the crowning jewel of your dessert table. This dessert is a winner with a sugar cookie crust topping with whipped cream cheese frosting and fresh fruit! Get the American Flag Fruit Pizza recipe here.
27. Hot Dog USA Flag Board
Check out this awesome idea for your next summer picnic! Create a hot dog board that resembles the American Flag! This would be perfect for a Memorial Day cookout. Get the Hot Dog USA Flag Board recipe here.
28. Red, White, And Blue Fruit Salad
You only need 5 essential ingredients and a few mins of prep time to make this easy Red, White, And Blue Fruit Salad. It is a colorful, festive fresh fruit dessert perfect for patriotic parties, summer BBQs and picnics. Get the Red, White, And Blue Fruit Salad recipe here.
29. Grilled BBQ Chicken Legs
Juicy Grilled BBQ Chicken Legs are delicious, tender, and flavorful. Perfect for summer barbecues and backyard cookouts. So easy you’ll be making these all summer long. Get the Grilled BBQ Chicken Legs recipe here.
30. Red, White, And Blue Trifle
This Red, White, And Blue Trifle is the perfect patriotic treat for your holiday celebration! This fun and festive no-bake dessert is for bringing to BBQs, potlucks, and picnics. Get the Red, White, And Blue Trifle recipe here.
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