Celebrate the 4th of July with our tasty patriotic recipes. Whether you’re meeting up with family and friends or simply having a BBQ in your back yard, these delicious recipes will kick-start your Independence Day celebrations. From burgers to deserts, these 4th July recipes say U.S.A!
Best Ever Burger Sauce
Take your burgers to the next level with a seriously good sauce. No 4th of July BBQ is complete without burgers, and no burger is complete without sauce. Whisk together the following ingredients, and refrigerate until needed, then serve on your tasty burgers. Easy!
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- ¼ cup ketchup
- 2 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
- 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons white vinegar
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
There’s nothing better than homemade coleslaw. A key part of any 4th of July cookout or BBQ, it’s important to get the coleslaw right. Prepare the below ingredients and mix together just before serving for fresh, flavorsome coleslaw. Serves about 10 – so get the family round and enjoy this 4th of July recipe!
- 1 medium cabbage outer leaves removed
- 3 medium carrots, peeled and shredded
- 1/2 cup chopped parsley
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons mustard
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
- 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
4th of July Dessert
Top a cake with blueberries and strawberries for the ultimate patriotic dessert. Make a sponge cake and ice with white frosting before decorating with strawberries and blueberries to create a red white and blue effect that screams 4th July!
If you’re not much of a baker, you can buy meringue nests and fill them with whipped cream, strawberries and blueberries for the same effect, less effort!
Your friends and family are sure to love these Independence Day themed sweet treats.
Make the most of time spent with loved ones this 4th of July, whether you’re having a big get together or keeping it small. You can still celebrate just as hard from home, with our delicious 4th of July recipes.