May 24, 2022

Summer Party Recipes

The sun is out, the warm weather is here, and it's time to party! Whether you're the host or a guest, I've got lots of fun, crowd-pleasing party recipes perfect for summer right here!

I've rounded up my favorite summertime and party-friendly recipes in this post to help you prepare for your next shindig. Maybe it's a backyard BBQ, maybe it's a pool party, maybe it's a picnic in the park, or maybe a happy hour with friends - there's a recipe in here for any occasion this season!

Read through to see my favorite summertime recipes from the blog - from appetizers, salads, and beverages to main dishes and desserts! Recipes are linked in the captions below each photo.

Appetizers/Small Bites

Summer Stone Fruit Bruschetta
Summer Stone Fruit Bruschetta

Summer Melon Gazpacho
Summer Melon Gazpacho

Caprese Bites
Caprese Bites

Golden Tahini Sauce with Kale Chips
Golden Tahini Sauce with Kale Chips

Pepperoni Pizza Hummus
Pepperoni Pizza Hummus

Avocado Cool Ranch Dip
Avocado Cool Ranch Dip

Triple Citrus Guacamole
Triple Citrus Guacamole

Roasted Carrot Peanut Dip
Roasted Carrot Peanut Dip

Veggie Burger Bites
Veggie Burger Bites

Creamy Nut Butter Fruit Dip
Creamy Nut Butter Fruit Dip

Beverages

Rosemary Lemonade
Rosemary Lemonade

Salads & Sides

Quinoa Confetti Salad
Quinoa Confetti Salad

Dill Pickle Slaw
Dill Pickle Slaw

Pesto Green Bean Caprese Salad
Pesto Green Bean Caprese Salad

Smoky Sweet Potato Salad
Smoky Sweet Potato Salad

Hoisin Vinaigrette Cold Noodle Salad
Hoisin Vinaigrette Cold Noodle Salad

Pizza Salad with Pepperoni Chickpeas

Beer Mac'n'Cheese
Beer Mac'n'Cheese

Main Dishes

Veggie Fiesta Burgers with Cilantro Lime Mayo
Veggie Fiesta Burgers with Cilantro Lime Mayo

Sweet Chili Tuna Burgers
Sweet Chili Tuna Burgers

White Bean Caprese Burgers
White Bean Caprese Burgers

Pizza Stuffed Mushroom Burgers
Pizza Stuffed Mushroom Burgers

TJP TVP Tostadas
TJP TVP Tostadas

Loaded Summer Veggie Nachos
Loaded Summer Veggie Nachos

Roasted Potato Street Tacos
Roasted Potato Street Tacos

Sweet Chili Tofu Tacos With Pickled Ginger Slaw And Wasabi Guacamole
Sweet Chili Tofu Tacos With Pickled Ginger Slaw And Wasabi Guacamole

Desserts

Matcha Lemonade Avocado Mousse
Matcha Lemonade Avocado Mousse

Seasonal Fruit Crisp
Seasonal Fruit Crisp

Summer Party Recipes

The sun is out, the warm weather is here, and it's time to party! Whether you're the host or a guest, I've got lots of fun, crowd-pleasing party recipes perfect for summer right here!

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Kira Freed - The Joyful Plateful

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May 24, 2022
Elizabeth
I don't normally comment on recipes but this has got to be the best thing I've ever made. It came together pretty easy and made five meals - perfect for meal prep for the week. I already can't wait to make it again.
January 22, 2022
Sherry Ruiter
I love this section!!!!!