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Must-Try 4th of July Recipes

Eric Marcus

I was born in South Bend, Indiana where my family owned and operated a small business for over 50 years...

I was born in South Bend, Indiana where my family owned and operated a small business for over 50 years...

Jun 21 3 minutes read

This 4th of July, bring something different to the table other than just plain burgers and dogs. 

Try these recipes, your friends and family will thank you!

Zero-Effort Frozen Watermelon Daiquiri

Ingredients: 4 cups of cubed & frozen watermelon | lime juice | 1/2 cup (or 2 oz) rum

Directions: See video

Prosecco Grapes

Ingredients: 2 lb. green grapes | 1 bottle prosecco | 4 oz. vodka | 1/2 c. sugar

Directions: Soak grapes in Prosecco and vodka in the fridge for at least 1 hour (preferably overnight). Drain and pat dry. Roll the grapes in sugar until fully coated, then serve.

Watermelon Caprese Salad

Ingredients: 1 small watermelon, sliced | 1 mozzarella ball, sliced | 2 tbsp. sliced fresh basil | Flaky sea salt | Freshly ground black pepper | Extra-virgin olive oil | Balsamic glaze

Directions: Slice watermelon into 1/2” thick squares, about 3”-x- 3”. Slice mozzarella into 1/2” slices. On a serving dish, alternate slices of mozzarella and watermelon. Sprinkle with basil, flaky sea salt and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic glaze and serve.

Hawaiian Chicken Skewers

Ingredients: 1/2c BBQ sauce | 1/3c soy sauce | 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar | 2tsp sesame oil | 2 cloves garlic, minced | 1tbsp ginger, minced | 1tsp honey | kosher salt | 1tsp crushed red pepper flakes | 2 chicken breasts, cut into 1" pieces | 2c cubed pineapple | 2 green bell peppers, diced | 1 red onion, diced | White rice | 2tsp cilantro 


Chicken, Tomato & Corn Foil Packs

Ingredients: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts | 2 c. grape tomatoes, halved | 2 ears corn, shucked | 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced | 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil, divided | 2 tbsp. butter | kosher salt | Freshly ground black pepper | Fresh basil, for garnish


Banana Split Kebobs

Ingredients: 2 bananas, cut into 1" pieces | 24 1" pieces pineapple | 12 large strawberries, rinsed, dried, and halved | 2 c. chocolate chips | 1/2 c. peanuts, chopped


4th of July Eton Mess

Ingredients: 10 oz. strawberries | 7 oz. blueberries | 1/3 c. blueberries | 1/3 c. sugar | 2 tbsp. sugar | 2 tbsp. water | 3 oz. meringue, crushed | 1 & 1/2 c. heavy cream


Don't forget to let us know how they turned out! Have a safe and happy fourth!

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