Fun Summer Appetizers For Your Next Picnic

Create some excitement with appetizers at your next picnic. Skip the bland veggies and dip and go for a grilled cheese board and colorful summer rolls with peanut sauce. Check out these delicious and chef-approved summer appetizers and start planning your next picnic!

1. Peach Bruschetta

This Peach Bruschetta only takes fifteen minutes to prepare and 15 minutes in the oven. For the recipe, you’ll need one French baguette, olive oil, peaches, fresh basil, honey, apple cider vinegar, hot sauce, goat  cheese, and salt.

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2. Grilled Edible Cheese Board

Leave the cutting board at home and make your very own edible cheese board! You’ll need olive oil, red grapes, dried apricots, walnut halves, rosemary, pizza dough, brie cheese, honey, olives, Parmesan chunks, and cured meats.

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3. Colorful Summer Rolls With Peanut Dipping Sauce

Add some color to your summer picnic with these rolls wrapped in rice. To make these, you’ll need mai fun rice noodles, orange bell pepper, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, candy cane beets, carrot, cucumber, creamy peanut butter, hoisin sauce, chili garlic sauce, toasted sesame oil, limes, salt, chicken, cilantro, mint, scallions, and rice paper wrappers.

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4. Ina Garten Guacamole

Forget store-bought guacamole and make your own. This guacamole recipe from Ina Garten will be a hit at your next picnic — guaranteed! So be sure to make extra!

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5. Smoky Grilled Deviled Eggs

Add a kick to your summer picnic with these smoky devilled eggs. You’ll need eggs, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, chipotle adobo sauce, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.

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6. Barbecued Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These wraps from Rachel Ray will take some serious chopping to prepare, so get out your cutting board and knives. You’ll need mushrooms, chicken breast, oil, black pepper, garlic, ginger root, orange zest, red bell pepper, water chestnuts, scallions, hoisin sauce, iceberg lettuce, and navel orange.

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7. Fried Zucchini

With a short list of ingredients, this fried zucchini appetizer is a must at your next picnic. The ingredients list includes olive oil, Parmesan cheese, panko breadcrumbs, salt, eggs, and zucchini.

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Picnic People has quite the appetizer menu, if you’d like to skip the cooking and just enjoy your picnic. Give us a call to learn more and to set a date for your summer picnic!

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