Bbq side dishes to celebrate the 4th Of July. Actually, you could use any of these sides for any Dinner side dish, and the Pasta could be a meal in itself. So whether you’re having a bbq or want yummy side dishes, I’ve got you covered, with 4 of my family’s favorites.
Dutch Potato Salad
5 lbs mixed sm potatoes
4 hard-boiled eggs chopped
1 onion white chopped
1 cup green onions chopped
15 oz Mayo
1/2 cup mustard
1 Tablespoon garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste
It feeds a large crowd
Boil potatoes. When done, drain and mash but chunky, and mix in all the ingredients. Refrigerate until serving.
Caprice Tortellini salad
12oz bag Barilla tortellini
10.5 oz mixed medley tomatoes (small) cut each tomato into fours
1/2 of one large onion chopped
2 -1/4oz package Organic fresh basil chopped
1/2 of 1 Costco fresh Mozzarella cubed
1 tablespoon garlic minced
1/4 to 1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
Optional garlic salt
Top with balsamic glaze (I use Trader Joe’s)
Boil water, add pasta, cook as directed, Strain. Mix in all the ingredients above and serve warm or cold.
6 16.5 oz baked beans ( I use Bush)
1/2 pound cooked bacon chopped
1 sm onion chopped
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 large tablespoon Mustard
1 tablespoon kitchen bouquet browning seasoning
2 tsp garlic salt
2 tablespoons chopped onion season
Use a large crockpot, add beans and stir in all the ingredients above. Let simmer, and stir occasionally. Serve when warm. ( I make it in the morning and keep the crockpot on low)
Best Corn Salad (Fresh and tastes like Summer) Photo of this Salad HERE
5 Ears of corn Shucked (or a bag of frozen sweet corn)
1/2 cup small-diced red onion (1 small onion)
3 Tablespoons Cider Vinegar
3 Tablespoons Good olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup Julienned basil leaves
Corn corn, let cool, Place corn in a bowl make sure it’s separated, then add in all of the above ingredients, mixing as you add. Refrigerate until serving. I could eat as a meal so yummy!
I thought you might like to see or shop some of my favorite decorating pieces and serving pieces for the 4th of July. So here is My Amazon July 4th Shopping Board HERE and a few of my favorite things. View below:
I hope you have an amazing 4th of July with family and friends. We, of course, are having a BBQ, and you better believe I am making the side dishes above as my family looks forward to a big celebration BBQ. Happy 4th of July!
You might also enjoy:
Greek salad (a great meal or Side)
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