5 Easy Recipes for a Picnic

5 Easy Recipes for a Picnic

Roll out a blanket and make room for a delicious spread of sandwiches and sides – it’s time for a picnic! Celebrated on the last Saturday in June, Great American Picnic Day is the perfect excuse to get together with friends and family while enjoying fresh air and good food.

 

What makes a great picnic recipe? It should be easy to prep, transport and share! We’ve got you covered with five recipes below, including garden-fresh salads and an herby iced tea.

 

Italian Sandwiches

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Ingredients:

  • Ciabatta loaf
  • Mayonnaise
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Dried oregano
  • Sliced provolone
  • Italian meats (mortadella, salami, hot capicola)
  • Lettuce
  • Basil
  • Pickled banana peppers or giardiniera

 

Pesto Pasta Salad

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Ingredients:

  • Pasta of choice
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Basil
  • Garlic
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Lemon
  • Pine Nuts
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil

 

Peanut Slaw

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Ingredients:

  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Green onions
  • Red bell pepper
  • Cilantro
  • Sesame oil
  • Soy sauce
  • Limes
  • Peanut butter
  • Sesame seeds
  • Roasted peanuts

 

Watermelon Salad

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Ingredients:

  • Watermelon
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Crumbled feta
  • Olive oil
  • Flaky salt
  • Basil

 

Lemon Balm Iced Tea

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Ingredients:

  • Lemon balm
  • Mint
  • Green tea
  • Ice
  • Lemon
June 4, 2021