Roll out your grills and kick off summer with these 18 mouthwatering Memorial Day recipes! Featuring your favorite BBQ recipes, these Memorial Day foods include BBQ ribs, burgers, grilled corn on the cob, and so much more. Regardless of your plans, these recipes are perfect for any venue!
Memorial Day weekend is around the corner. Have you thought about your menu for Memorial Day? What are your Memorial Day recipes going to entail? I'm assuming it's going to entail a lot of BBQ recipes!
Are you going to cookout? Are you going to smoke your favorite cut of meat (I am!)? Or, are you going to attend a BBQ or a party and you need to bring a dish? Regardless of your plans, these 18 Memorial Day recipes are guaranteed to be crowd pleasers.
You just can't have a BBQ without corn on the cob. But this recipe is special because it's full of seasoning including chili powder, cayenne pepper, fresh lime, and Cotija cheese. It's a crowd favorite. Super easy and crazy delish. It's a classic BBQ recipe that everyone will enjoy!
Potato salad pairs amazingly well with a plethora of BBQ recipes and it's a must for Memorial Day. With this recipe, you'll use red potatoes. And make sure you leave the peels on. Creamy and tangy flavors, this potato salad is made with lemon, capers, and red onion.
I am SO in love with this BBQ recipe! I'm from Tennessee so I know good BBQ ribs and this recipe screams real good ribs. These are Memphis-style barbecue pork ribs lathered with a pomegranate vinegar.
Another Memorial Day food idea that's great for any BBQ is Coleslaw. Coleslaw is a classic must have side dish for any BBQ on Memorial Day. Skip the mayo and season your coleslaw with lemon and pineapple juice using fresh fruits and vegetables.
Nothing screams the beginning of summer like watermelon and blackberries! Not only is it a refreshingly delicious fruit salad, it calls for only 4 simple ingredients!
I'm just not sure words are need for this recipe because the picture speaks for itself. Amazing. DELICIOUS. Mouthwatering. Scrumptious! If you love cheesecake and you love ice cream, you'll love this homemade dessert. I mean seriously....who would not want to make this for their Memorial Day weekend party!
For the love of some Macaroni and Cheese! It's just one of those foods that everyone loves. Cheesy and creamy and cheesy again, this is the ultimate comfort food. The perfect pop in your mouth snack for your Memorial Day!
Tangy, spicy and sweet, these baked beans are fabulous! The secret is in the sauce. If you really want to impress your guest this Memorial Day weekend, this recipe is a must try!
Everyone loves a good salad with their BBQ and this one is a sure winner! The combination of fresh strawberries, blueberries, and Granny Smith apples mixed with fresh chopped kale, broccoli, cilantro, and mint tastes amazing and is so refreshing! Top it off with the citrus basil vinaigrette dressing and this will become your new favorite go-to salad!
The perfect mixture of sweet and spicy, these cornbread muffins are just the carb you need with your BBQ this Memorial Day Holiday! The finely chopped jalapenos brings for the flavor in every bite.
If you need a low maintenance Memorial Day meal, look no further. You'll add shrimp, sausage, corn, and spices in the foil and cook in the oven for 20 minutes. Full of flavor and easy to make.
The cutest tarts! This is a perfect dessert for Memorial Day. Can you believe these tarts are healthy? Made with blueberries, strawberries, and greek yogurt these tarts taste incredible!
Pasta salads are a must for summer and should be required at every BBQ! This mac salad is creamy and perfect for summer time! And it's a huge hit whenever I bring it to gatherings!
Most people grill hamburgers on Memorial Day weekend but if you're looking for a plant based burger, look no further. Made with basil pesto and topped with tomato and arugula, this burger is poppin with some amazing flavor.
Wings are the perfect grilling food for summer. Grilled to perfection in a sweet and smoky homemade BBQ sauce, these wings can be eaten with one hand while holding a cold drink in the other! Perfect for Memorial day and a guaranteed crowd pleaser!
Need an alternative to a hamburger this Memorial Day weekend? Try this pulled chicken sandwich recipe. You'll make the chicken in the crockpot and add some homemade chipotle mayo. This is a great BBQ recipe, without using your grill!
You don't have to buy a fancy, high-end cut of meat for your Memorial Day BBQ. Sometimes simple is best and that's what you get with this Herbed Skirt Steak recipe. I bet you already have all the ingredients in your pantry to make this marinade.
End your Memorial Weekend with a taste of summer! These Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes remind me so much of my favorite childhood ice cream. I've made these cupcakes many times and they are delish! Such a fun summer taste!
There you have it! A plethora of BBQ recipes that will please everyone! I can't wait to hear which recipe you try first so make sure you leave me a comment and let me know how it turns out! If you're look for more holiday recipes, check out my post for Memorial Day Foods + Leftover Recipes!
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