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Delicious Dishes for a Memorial Day Picnic or Barbecue


The 501 Blog, Baltimore, MD   In this post, we are featuring a few of our favorite Memorial Day barbecue recipes. Read on for recipes.


In today’s post, The 501 Blog is featuring a few of our favorite recipes that are perfect for a Memorial Day barbecue or picnic. We have salads, sides, dishes, and desserts for your next outing. Gather your friends, neighbors from our apartment community, and family members. Head to your favorite park in Baltimore, MD to celebrate with great food.


Spinach Tortellini Salad from Lil’ Luna

This spinach tortellini salad is an excellent dish for your next picnic. This salad can be made quickly and is easy to transport. Just pack several servings in a Tupperware container and you’re good to go! Season this salad with grated parmesan cheese, cherry tomatoes, spinach, black olives, and Italian-style salad dressing.


Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes from Creme de la Crumb

You’ll love the creamy, garlic taste of these slow cooker mashed potatoes. Mix in sour cream and milk for an extra smooth texture. Flavor your mashed potatoes with minced garlic, salt, and black pepper. This dish pairs well with any grilled or barbecued dish.


Super Easy Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese from The Cookie Rookie

Need a simple side dish for your Memorial Day picnic or barbecue? This simple slow cooker macaroni and cheese is the perfect dish. Throw elbow macaroni, butter, cheddar cheese, eggs, light sour cream, condensed cheddar cheese soup, heavy cream, milk, dry mustard, salt, and pepper into the slow cooker for three hours and then enjoy! Your friends will love this cheesy and delicious recipe!


Grilled Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa from Cooking Classy™

Marinate your chicken in fresh lime juice, lime zest, olive oil, honey, chopped cilantro, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Grill the chicken and then top with an avocado salsa made with avocados, tomatoes, red onion, garlic, and lime juice. You’ll love the mix of textures and flavors in this delicious dish.


Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie n’ Oreo Fudge Brownie Bar from Kevin & Amanda

Bring this chocolatey dessert to your next picnic. You’ll love how chocolate chips, double stuffed Oreos, brownie mix, and fudge topping combine for a treat that all your friends will love. Top it off with your favorite flavor of ice cream.


What are your favorite or barbecue picnic dishes? Let us know in the comments. Thanks for reading our post!