Best Recipes for a Summer Picnic

Best Recipes for a Summer Picnic

It’s officially picnic season, and we couldn’t be more excited! 

Picture this: Your blanket is prepared, your cooler is ready, and you are surrounded by great company as you get ready to soak up the summer sun. All you need now is some good picnic food to bring with you.

Now, the best picnic recipes are not only delicious, but simple. They are the type of dishes that you can prepare ahead of time and know will taste great when you're ready to eat. 

They're easy to transport in a cooler or bag, and they only require a few utensils to serve (if any utensils at all!). 

Consider this your ultimate summer picnic recipe guide, and continue reading to master some delicious recipes! 

Caprese Sandwich 

Sandwiches are the ultimate staple of any picnic, and we couldn’t agree more!

This Caprese Sandwich is incredibly simple to make, but the juicy, sweet tomatoes, fresh basil, and creamy mozzarella cheese make it insanely delicious. 

Layer them between slices of freshly baked bread of your choice for a savory lunch.

Avocado Summer Rolls

For those looking to embrace the snack side of picnics, this Avocado Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce is for you!

Avocado, red cabbage, carrots, basil, and mint fill the rolls, which are served with a simple peanut dipping sauce that is truly exceptional due to its unique, unexpected flavor.

Plus, no utensils are needed here!

Pasta Salad

If you are big on night-before preparation, this Pasta Salad is perfect for your picnic. 

Along with pasta, juicy cherry tomatoes, tangy feta cheese, a generous handful of arugula, chickpeas, pine nuts, cucumbers and lots of fresh parsley and basil complement the zesty dressing. 

Making it the ultimate light, yet filling, summer picnic recipe. 

Crudité Platter

This delicious Crudité Platter is the perfect mix of summer’s freshness, embodying salty/savory bites to be paired perfectly with a sweet element. 

All to be paired with a creamy tarragon sauce for dipping. 

This platter ultimately adheres to everyone’s tastebuds and is a definite summer picnic staple.  

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