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Great Picnic Recipes You Need To Know

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                            Old-Fashioned Lemonade

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 1/2 c. fresh lemon juice (from about 10 lemons) plus 2 lemons, sliced
  • Berries and fresh mint springs, for serving

  Directions

  1. In a smack saucepan, combine the sugar and 1 1/2 cups water, bring to a boil. Then reduce the heat and simmer until the sugar dissolves, about 3 to 4 minuets. Now remove form the heat and cool completely.
  2. In a large pitcher, combine the lemon juice, 1 1/2 cups sugar and syrup, and 4 cups cold water (add remaining sugar syrup to adjust the sweetness, if desired) Refrigerate until chilled.

Recipe Credit- Country Living

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                     Overnight Pickled Green Beans

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c. white vinegar
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • kosher salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/4 c. fresh dill
  • 1 tsp. whole coriander
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 12 oz. green beans

Directions

  1. In a small pot, combine 1 cup water, vinegar, sugar, and 2 teaspoons salt and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the sugar and salt dissolve, about 3 minuets. Now remove from the heat and let cool.
  2. Divide garlic, dill, coriander, and red pepper between two wide- mouthed 16 ounce jars. Pack with green beans, then pour the cooled liquid over top. Refrigerate overnight or up to a week. (The beans are still tasty after a week they will just louse their color)

Recipe Credit- Womans Day

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                              Summer Melon Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain 2% reduced- fat greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 3/8 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Dash of crushed red pepper
  • 2/3 cup honeydew melon balls
  • 2/3 cup watermelon balls
  • 2/3 cup cantaloupe balls
  • 1 cherry radish, cut into thin slices
  • 2 center- cup bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
  • 12 small fresh basil leaves

Directions

  1. Spread the yogurt in a circle on a large serving plate
  2. Combine the parsley, vinegar oil, honey, lime juice, 1/8 teaspoon salt, black pepper, and red pepper in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add all the melon balls and radish to the bowl, toss gently.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, mound melon mixture on top of yogurt (reserve vinegar mixture). Sprinkle evenly with bacon and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons reserved vinegar mixture; discard remaining vinegar mixture. Sprinkle evenly with basil leaves.

Recipe Credit – My Recipes

I Found This Recipe On – Cooking Light

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Ingredients

  • 3 flour tortillas
  • 1 (8 oz) pkg genoa salami
  • 30 small pepperoni slices
  • 9 slices provolone cheese
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Pepper Spread
  • 1 ( 8 oz) pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2/3 cup roasted or sweet red peppers chopped small
  • 2/3 cup banana peppers (we used jarred) chopped small

    Directions

  1.  Mix all of the pepper spread ingredients in a bowl until well combined.
  2. Spread 1/3 of the mix onto tortilla
  3. In the center of the tortilla place 3 slices of cheese next to one anther.
  4. Then layer enough Salam to cover tortilla
  5. After that layer pepperoni covering the salami.
  6. Lastly add your romaine lettuce on top of that.
  7. Roll up tightly and refrigerate until cool, about an hour
  8. Finally Slice Into Pinwheels And Enjoy!

Recipe Credit- Tornadough

I Found This Recipe On- Country Living

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                                   Strawberry Salsa

      Ingredients

  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno, stem and seeds removed, finely diced
  • Half of a small red onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 2/3 cup finely- chopped fresh cilantro , loosely- packed
  • juice of 1 lime, about 2 tablespoons.
  • (pinch of salt and black pepper)

Directions

  1. Toss all of the ingredients together until combined. Season with extra salt and pepper, if needed.
  2. If you like a sweeter salsa, then stir in a few teaspoons of warmed honey.

Recipe Credit-Gimme Some Oven

I Found This Recipe On- Country Living

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8 Comments on “Great Picnic Recipes You Need To Know

  1. The summer Melon Salad sounds so refreshing! -And the Italian Pinwheels look delicious!

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  3. WOW that strawberry Salsa looks so good! I am a huge lover of salsa so I cannot wait to try it out 🙂 Thank you for sharing!

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