Here are 12 Memorial Day Recipes, from salads to meat & sandwiches to delicious desserts, these recipes are perfect for Memorial Day weekend or any Summer BBQ gathering. We have recipes from LLS and our recipe contributors! Check out some new BONUS recipes at the end!
*This post was originally published on 5/25/2018 and was updated 5/22/2019
12 Memorial Day Recipes
Hi Everyone! I hope everyone is having a good Memorial Day Weekend and enjoying time with family and friends.
I certainly have had a weekend full of friends and family. While enjoying the friends and festivities, I am also thinking in remembrance of those who served our country like my paternal Grandfather.
I have included a quote from each recipe post in the opening description of the recipe in the list. Enjoy the roundup!
What will you serve for Memorial Day? Please let me know in the comments below! ~Best, Sara
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Red Potato Salad with Dill
Red Potato Salad with Dill has crisp celery, onion, Dijon mustard and eggs, giving it a satisfying crunch and flavor. This classic and cool Summer salad feeds a crowd, making it perfect for BBQs, potlucks or a recipe to last during the week.
Watermelon Lime Mint Salad
This Watermelon Lime Mint Salad recipe is light, hydrating, refreshing and the perfect fruit salad for the Spring and Summer months. With zesty lime and refreshing mint, this cooling salad is sure to please on those hot days.
Ghost Pepper BBQ Wings
Grab a tall glass of milk because you’re gonna need it!
Apple Carrot Raisin Chicken Salad
This Apple Carrot Raisin Chicken Salad can be made with freshly cooked or leftover chicken. This sweet, fresh & crunchy, chicken salad comes together in 5 minutes with only 5 ingredients.
Dreamy Lemon Lush Dessert Recipe
This Dreamy Lemon Lush Dessert Recipe is perfect for Spring and Summer picnics and gatherings. It’s so light and refreshing with 4 layers of bottom pecan crust, lemon cream cheese, lemon pudding and topped with a whipped topping garnished with lemon zest.
Steakhouse Parmesan Cream Sauce Topped Sirloin
This steakhouse Parmesan cream sauce topped sirloin recipe has all the flavor of a restaurant offering but prepared in the comfort of your kitchen.
Perfect Coconut Cream Lush Dessert Recipe
This Perfect Coconut Cream Lush Dessert Recipe recipe is light, creamy and filled with coconut deliciousness. It’s a one-pan dessert that feeds a crowd and even has a no-bake crust option for those hot weather days.
Easy Homemade Chicken Tenders Recipe
Crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, crispy chicken tenders are full of flavor and texture. One bite of these and you’ll never want restaurant chicken nuggets again.
Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
This Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing is creamy, tangy and flavorful. It is the perfect accompaniment to a fresh salad or pair it with a vegetable platter for dipping. This Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing recipe is your go-to zesty dressing since it has just 10 ingredients and takes only 5 minutes to make!
Grown Up Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Our ham and Swiss picnic sandwich is brimming with enough savory meat and cheese, and crunchy vegetables to easily feed a large family on the go.
[ad] Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce
This Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce is so creamy, fresh and tasty!
Easy Cherry Pie with Puff Pastry Crust #FoodieMamas
This Easy Cherry Pie with Puff Pastry Crust comes together in 50 minutes with ready-made ingredients and has a touch of unique with a light and crisp puff pastry crust. Enjoy a delicious slice topped with ice cream, whipped cream and fresh cherries!
What’s a holiday meal or cookout without Deviled Eggs? This classic recipe is creamy and garlicky and made with just six ingredients.
Grilled Teriyaki Sesame Shrimp on SoFabFood
Grilled Teriyaki Sesame Shrimp uses fresh jumbo shrimp and a homemade teriyaki sauce. It’s perfect as an appetizer for outdoor entertaining or on its own over rice as a weeknight meal. This shrimp on a stick is finger-licking good!
Blueberry Cobbler Recipe
This Blueberry Cobbler has fresh, ripe blueberries with a crisp, biscuit on top. It’s spiced with a secret ingredient to bring out the flavor of those blueberries. It’s wonderful on it’s own or served with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream!
Lobster Macaroni and Cheese
Looking to bring the ocean to your family’s dinner table? This Lobster Macaroni & Cheese is creamy and warm and buttery with a hint of Old Bay seasoning… a huge crowd-pleaser!