Memorial Day Recipes

Friday, May 28, 2021
It's no secret that indoor-outdoor food is on the list to have a great Memorial Day weekend and a successful barbecue.


If you're planning a small picnic with family and friends, a potluck party with neighbors or a  trip to the beach here are some recipes to keep in mind perfect for the day.


However, if you want to enjoy a cookout at home and still have enough time left over to spend with everyone on your guest list, you're going to have to plan your menu ahead of time.


That's why I made a list of our best Memorial Day recipes out there for you right here.


You'll find grilling recipes, picnic side dishes, seasonal summer dessert recipes, and our delicious assorted easy and quick recipes in a bun.


There are also plenty of other foods to choose from our fabulous indoor or outdoor barbecued recipes,  like our yummy no mayo potato salad, some non-alcohol refreshing fruit beverages, and our favorite stuffed burgers.


If you would like more delicious Patriotic roundups to scroll through try our Red, White, and Blue Recipe Roundup, our other festive Patriotic Recipe Roundup, plus check out our 25 Cookie Recipes, there is something for everyone in those collections.


Take a stroll throughout picks for Memorial Day Favorite Foods and check out what we love to eat with our fun day recipes.











Stuffed Burgers






Pulled Pork with Jack Daniels







Tuscan Steak






Italian Juicy Burgers







Chili Dogs







No-Mayo Pasta Salad







Italian Potato Salad







Summer Mocktails







Mini Fruit Pizza






Grandma's Triple Berry Poundcake






Pin for later Memorial Day Recipes






Other Holiday Recipes


Best Holiday Side Dishes

Red White and Blue Recipes

Halloween Roundup

Thanksgiving Recipes



Disclosure: This recipe was originally shared in 2011. It was edited and re-published in 2021.


37 comments

  1. That's a feast! So many delicious dishes..and that cocktail glass looks cute.

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  2. Yum I want those eggplants on my grill. The shrimp coctail looks simply delicious too. Have a great weekend!

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  3. Excellent dishes!They all look absolutely delicious!Well done,dear Claudia!

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  4. Claudia, in looking over this I can't believe how many amazing recipes you've featured on your blog! Happy weekend girl, you deserve it!

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  5. Claudia, what a great showcase! I want to try them all, even the grilled eggplant.

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  6. I want to come to yours for Memorial Day! Fantastic menu :)

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  7. I'm coming to YOUR house for Memorial Day :)

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  8. Dear Colleen, Everything looks festive and wonderful as I am sure it is. Wouldn't it be nice if all of us could have a cookout together! I wish you a safe and happy weekend. Blessings, Catherine xo

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  9. what a great line up ... hey, I'm coming down to lounge in your pool and help with the cooking while you're having to work - that's a bummer....

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  10. Such a fabulous and inspirational post!! You have very creative grilling ideas, I can't wait to try!!!

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  11. I definitely want to come to your house!

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  12. Happy Memorial Day! Great roundup of grilling recipes :) I hope you and your family have a wonderful long weekend!

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  13. Oh ...I wish we weren't going to be so busy so that I could grill up some beauties like you have posted.

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  14. Yum; sounds like a plan. Can I bring anything?

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  15. Claudia this is such a great round up for Memorial Day weekend...everything is delicious! I am wanting to go for that eggplant right about now :)
    Hop you have an amazing Holiday weekend :)

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  16. Wonderful selections, Claudia! Hope you have a fabulous weekend.

    PS...I found that I could post on some of those sites that I was having difficulty with by not using my g-mail address. I used an old aol address and the comment went through. Thought you might want to try that :)

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  17. MM love everything in this post! I would add a pitcher of sangria ;)

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  18. I'll take every dish with the shrimp, the eggplant, the dessert, the whole shebang. Lovely and welcoming! Hope your Memorial Day weekend is special.

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  19. OMG-Claudia...such a beautiful line-up of amazing grilling things.
    Love each and every thing. The Limoncello cocktail is superb, to start with. Also the classic shrimp cocktail...yumm, and yumm, again:DDD
    Thanks for sharing...have a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend!
    xoxo

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  20. That would be one amazing feast! I want the fillet with grilled shrimp, then some grilled corn, grandma's sponge cake and the cocktail... wooooot! YUM!

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  21. Happy Memorial Day and weekend too!

    The Limoncello cocktail for me please :)

    All the best,

    Gera

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  22. Shrim cocktail is one of my favourites. Enjoy your weekend.

    KB

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  23. This is a feast fit for a king ... great stuff, I can't wait to try the cocktail, this weathers perfect for a cooler like this!

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  24. I've been looking for a variety of items for inspiration for my Memorial Day cookout and this blog post did not disappoint. I've found quite a few items through my recipe club but these are also welcome additions.

    Cheers and Happy Memorial Day!
    Virginia O.

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  25. A delicious feast! Hope you're having a wonderful weekend! xoxo

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  26. Oh my! This is such a feast! So mouth watery good!!!!

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  27. What an awesome feast. Have a great holiday!

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  28. I feel stuffed already from just reading your Memorial Day spread, Claudia . . . but you can keep refilling my Limoncello cocktail that you've included! YUM!

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  29. I am saving this page! Great list of grilled recipes and I'm so into grilling now days that I will have plenty to go with right here!

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  30. These look so delicious and I can’t wait to make some of these recipes! Excited for this weekend! Everyone is going to love these!

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  31. Such a wonderful collection of recipes to kick off summer! I especially love the No-Mayo Pasta Salad and Stuffed Burgers.

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  32. So many delicious grilling ideas! The pasta salad looks great.

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  33. I'm so excited for Memorial day coming up and these recipes look amazing!

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  34. Burgers and hot dogs are always popular for Memorial Day, but that Italian Pasta Salad is something I've go to try this weekend!

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  35. These all look so amazing I can't figure out what to try first! It might have to be that triple berry pound cake -- that looks delicious!

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