Summertime recipes are some of the most exciting when it comes to incorporating seasonal produce and flavors. Colorful fruits and veggies, fresh herbs and on-the-grill favorites are warm-weather classics we eagerly spend the winter months waiting to enjoy. Whether you’re supporting a farmer’s market, your local grocery store or growing your own wares in a backyard garden, a summer grazing table is a great way to put summertime flavors on display.
Check out the four delicious summer grazing table recipes below to get started. Bonus points for enjoying your summer grazing table al fresco!
Fire up the grill for these sweet and spicy Foil-Packed Chipotle Sweet Potatoes. Once they’ve been grilled to perfection, plate your sweet potato packets on a palm leaf serving tray and sprinkle with fresh cilantro for a dish that looks as delicious as it tastes.
Refreshing, colorful and kid-friendly, watermelon ticks all the boxes when it comes to summertime cuisine. Add this fruity favorite to your spread with our Asian Watermelon Salad, featuring bold flavors like fresh cilantro, fresh mint and sambal oelek. Serve in a speckled stone bowl for an eye-catching addition to your summer grazing table!
Pair button and shiitake mushrooms with cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and more in this Sautéed Mushrooms with Fried Garlic recipe that incorporates some of our favorite summertime ingredients. Spoon the mushroom mixture into an oval au gratin dish and top with Parmesan cheese and crispy garlic chips for a Healthy Living recipe that’s sure to become a family favorite.
Our Pimento-Cheese Pasta Salad puts a Southern spin on a summertime favorite, featuring diced pimentos, fresh chives and sharp cheddar cheese. Serve this pasta salad in an elegant bone china pasta bowl for a dish that’s ready to share.
Up your summer grazing table’s charm with the addition of some festive dinnerware and accessories, like recycled glass tumbler glasses, small patterned plates, mini ceramic bowls for garnishes and wooden salad servers. Try labeling your different dishes with mini chalkboards for a whimsical touch!
Looking for more warm weather inspiration? Check out our collection of classic summer recipes for more delicious ideas.