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Red, White and Blue Recipes to Elevate Your 4th of July

Red, White and Blue Recipes to Elevate Your 4th of July

June 27, 2020

Whether you’re spending the Fourth of July at home, having a picnic, or planning a potluck, we found some recipes that will add some sparkles to any celebration. Put on your red, white and blue apron, fire up the grill, and get the party started with these all time American favorites with a twist.

Appetizers

Appetizers

4th of July taco dip

Need something quick and easy to take to a potluck? This taco dip made of refried beans, black beans, guacamole, chunky salsa, and cheese is simply delicious. Layer up the ingredients in the shape of the American flag, and you’ve got yourself an appetizer that doubles as a festive centerpiece. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips and dig in!

Garlic parmesan grilled corn on the cob

The grill will be hot all day, so serve up some fresh corn on the cob as a handheld appetizer or as a side. Mix together softened butter and garlic to make your very own garlic butter. Once grilled, slather the cob with garlic butter and top with parmesan cheese. Yum!

Pull-apart pigs in a blanket

Turn this iconic party favorite into a pull-apart version that only takes 15 minutes to prep. You’ll need pizza dough and cocktail wieners as the main ingredients. Wrap your piggies with the dough and place them upright in a round tray, nice and snug. Bake for around 50 minutes and enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce.

Mains

Mains

Bean burgers

Want something light that will keep you full, is easy to make, but won’t make you feel like you need a nap afterwards? No cookout is complete without a burger, that’s why we found these all-vegetarian bean burgers that even meat eaters will love.

Grilled brats with peppers & onions

Ever tried cooking bratwurst links in beer before grilling them? This recipe for grilled brats with peppers and onions does the trick to make the sausages even more moist and flavorful. Get ready to take your Fourth of July grilling to a whole new level.

Favorite barbecued chicken

Cook the best barbecued chicken by making your own barbecue sauce, free of preservatives and chemicals. This recipe comes straight out of Texas, so you know you’ll be getting the real deal. To make 12 servings, you’ll need two broiler/fryer chickens of 3 – 4 pounds each.

Desserts

DessertsRed, white and blue creamy lemon bars

These summery lemon bars with a patriotic pattern will be the envy of all your Instagram followers. Combine refreshing summer fruits like strawberries and blueberries with a creamy mixture of condensed milk and lemon juice to bring this dessert to life.

American shortcake

If you’re looking for a simple dessert that doesn’t compromise on taste or aesthetic, this American shortcake is the way to go. Use your favorite vanilla or yellow cake mix as the base, and prepare the cake according to the instructions on the package. Cut the cake into cubes and start creating layers of cake, blueberries, strawberries, and whipped cream.

Chocolate-covered frozen bananas

If you’re spending the holiday outdoors, cool off with these frozen banana treats. Freeze halved, peeled bananas for one hour. Then, get creative with red, white or blue candy melts to create your desired design, and decorate with sprinkles. Freeze again until they’re ready to eat.

Now you’re ready to add a patriotic flair to your Fourth of July dishes! Hop on the Flipp app to get all your ingredients on sale, and get ready for this memorable weekend.

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