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23 Summer Picnic Recipes Everyone Will Love

Updated May 05, 2017

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Prime Publishing LLC

Published by Prime Publishing LLC

23 Summer Picnic Recipes Everyone Will Love

When it comes to summertime activities, you can't forget about picnics! Load up your favorite picnic basket, grab an oversized blanket, and enjoy the great outdoors while dining outside when you plan a picnic with family members or friends. This collection of picnic recipes includes salads, sandwiches, desserts, and more that everyone is sure to love. From classic salad recipes to new twists on old favorites, you'll find quite a few recipe ideas that you'll want to share with everyone. Just remember to use properly insulated containers and totes to transport your items safely to your picnic destination, and you're set for a fun day or evening outdoors.

With these 23 Summer Picnic Recipes Everyone Will Love, you'll find plenty of inspiration so you can plan a romantic outdoor meal with your partner or enjoy the start of summer with friends while also showing off some of your culinary skills. These recipes for summer also include in-season produce and will be refreshing additions to almost any picnic spread.

Picnic Recipe Ideas for a Group

Pan-grilled Eggplant and Zucchini Salad

Do your summertime plans include catching an outdoor concert with friends or hanging out at the park with your family? If you want to make the event even more special, then consider taking a look at these picnic recipe ideas for a group. These no-fuss recipes are great to share with a crowd, can be easy to serve, and are sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Some of these recipes are kid-friendly, too, making them the perfect option for your family's next outdoor meal. From the classic potato salad to hearty sandwiches and more, you're sure to find a few recipes everyone will love.

Picnic Recipes for Couples to Enjoy

Miniature Chocolate Hazelnut Cakes

Is there anything more romantic than dining al fresco with your significant other? Whether you're planning a dinner at the beach or a lunch in your favorite wooded area, one thing is certain. You'll want a menu that walks the fine line of being special enough for the occasion while also being easy to transport. What's a romantic to do? This selection of picnic recipes for couples will help you. From delicious dinner for two recipes to decadent desserts, you'll love whipping up something special for your next outing under the stars with your partner. If you want to make the event even more special, ditch the disposable items and bring your favorite plates, cups, and utensils. 

Easy Picnic Recipes Everyone Will Love

Chicken Salad with Dried Cranberries, Fennel, & Toasted Almonds

Do you need to bring something a picnic with friends, but don't have a lot of time? You don't need to resort to stopping by a grocery store for a bag of chips and a can of dip. These easy picnic recipes will be just what you need in a pinch. Salads, cookies, and so much more can be cooked or baked with minimal fuss. These recipes are ideal for any last-minute picnic plans that come up this summer, too. Entertaining will be so much easier this summer if you keep these recipes up your sleeve!

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