Memorial Day Recipes

Find more than 400 recipes for burgers, steaks, potato salad, and more, perfect for Memorial Day picnics and barbeques.

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Marinated Greek Chicken Kabobs

Rating: 4.41 stars
205
This is a chicken kabob recipe that I would love to share! Plan to marinate for 3 hours. Serve with Greek rice!

Steve's Bodacious Barbecue Ribs

Rating: 4.55 stars
22
These make real mouth-watering 'Pig-cicles'! They take a while to cook, and when you eat them, you'll have pork fat smeared from ear to ear! Mmm! Mmm! I like to smoke with hickory wood, but any of your favorite will suffice.

Best Hamburger Ever

Rating: 4.2 stars
558
These burgers are the best on the grill in the summertime. Jam-packed with all kinds of stuff, and no tasteless bread crumbs!

Beaumont Ranch Potato Salad

Rating: 4.59 stars
63
I have kept this recipe a ranch secret, but I have decided to share it. This is my variation of a French classic garlic potato salad. It is different than the dish that inspired it, but very good and easy as well.

Awesome Pasta Salad

Rating: 4.63 stars
508
This is the best pasta salad I've ever eaten, and people request it frequently. It's a very easy, light-tasting side dish for a picnic or dinner.

Amazing Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Rating: 4.75 stars
212
This is an amazing spicy grilled shrimp recipe. It has become my family's new favorite.

American Flag Cake

Rating: 4.17 stars
55
Unfurl the red, white, and blue with this beautiful, easy, and patriotic flag cake perfect for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, or any favorite occasion. Assemble and frost the pretty cake and wait for the oohs and ahhs!

Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.53 stars
2069
Slow cooked, Texas-style pulled pork that is served on a buttered and toasted roll. My family's favorite.

Classic Macaroni Salad

Rating: 4.46 stars
2054
This is a salad that everyone seems to love. I always get lots of compliments on this recipe and it is just a pleasing taste that seems to suit everyone.

Old Fashioned Potato Salad

Rating: 4.49 stars
957
This is potato salad the old-fashioned way, with eggs, celery and relish. It's really good to serve with chili.

Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler

Rating: 4.7 stars
2914
I've been experimenting with cobbler for some time and this recipe is the final result. Loved by all. Use fresh Georgia peaches, of course!

Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp

Rating: 4.65 stars
263
My dad gave me this recipe, and every time I make it I have people begging me for the recipe.
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Inspiration and Ideas

A Day's Worth of Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day

These recipes offer a patriotic way to start the day, and they keep that theme going strong with lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes that stay true to the red, white, and blue.

Memorial Day Brunch Ideas

Because the day doesn't have to be all about the barbeque.

Grilled Pineapple

Rating: 4.62 stars
166

These are SO easy and really good. The hot sauce gives it an extra kick and cuts the sweetness. They can help with patience while the rest of the grilled feast comes together, but be warned, they go quickly!