Summer is all about parties, and enjoying food outside with your family and friends. Cooking for a crowd can be hard work, but with the grill, and all that great summer produce, you can make it easy on yourself. We’ve put together a sample menu for a simple, crowd-pleasing summer party that lets you spend more time outside, enjoying yourself.
This 15-minute recipe couldn’t be easier, and is a great way to show off those juicy ripe tomatoes and fresh basil.
This watermelon salsa is more refreshing than a fresh tomato salsa. It takes a zippy 15 minutes to make, and will feed a crowd of 30 people.
Strawberries, goat cheese, grilled bread, and balsamic — it looks and tastes fancy, but takes just 25 minutes to make.
A simple and quick marinade makes this grilled salmon taste special.
Zucchini is at it’s peak, and tastes sweet and succulent cooked on the grill with some balsamic and fresh herbs. It doesn’t get any simpler than this.
This pasta salad is what every party needs. It’s ready in 40 minutes and bursting with summer flavor.
While the grill is still hot, put on some fresh peaches for the ultimate quick dessert. Serve with whipped cream or ice-cream.
Fresh summer fruit, store-bought pound cake, and some fresh cream, and voila — dessert is served.
This may look like it came from a fancy pastry shop, but is in fact store-bought cake, frozen whipped topping, and some colorful summer fruit.
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