Memorial Day Recipes

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

Staff Picks

Marinated Greek Chicken Kabobs

Rating: 4.41 stars
204
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
21
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
555
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: 4.58 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
505
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
211
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
2063
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
2050
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
954
This is potato salad the old-fashioned way, with eggs, celery and relish. It's really good to serve with chili.

Actually Delicious Turkey Burgers

Rating: 4.58 stars
1831
This is a simple and delicious recipe. After making them the first time my husband said 'no more' to beef burgers. These are really good - any cooking method may be used, and they freeze very well. The recipe can also be used for meatballs or meat loaves.

Prize Winning Baby Back Ribs

Rating: 4.6 stars
584
A foolproof, simple recipe for the most tender, delectable ribs you've ever had. Follow the directions exactly, and success is guaranteed!
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Inspiration and Ideas

Memorial Day Meals

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

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

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Rating: 4.6 stars
836

So fast and easy to prepare, these shrimp are destined to be the hit of any barbeque. And, weather not permitting, they work great under the broiler, too.