SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The 4th of July is fast approaching and you may already be planning what you want to do for the holidays. Here’s a quick list of some recipes you can try to change things up when you celebrate.
Flag salad with feta and watermelon
The idea of mixing feta and watermelon might seem a bit strange to those who haven’t tried it before. However, this recipe shows just how delicious the two can be when paired.
For this recipe from Taste of Home, you will need about 11 ingredients and half an hour from start to finish. If you want an even faster recipe, or don’t want to make something with so many ingredients, try this:
- Take feta, watermelon and balsamic vinegar
- Cut the feta and watermelon into similar sized cubes and drizzle both in the vinegar.
- Tip: You can use crumbled feta instead. This will create a faster prep time with fewer ingredients.
You can find a link to the flag salad recipe by clicking or tapping here. That makes 12 servings.
Outstanding corn dip
There are many corn dip recipes on the internet. This one from Inspired by Charm was chosen because it includes a video with all the instructions you’ll need to make this dish quick and easy.
However, if you don’t like certain ingredients, you can swap things out without much hassle.
This recipe uses only 10 ingredients and takes less than 10 minutes to prepare, with the longest part being the time it spends in the fridge to cool. You can find the recipe by visiting the link here.
Mini crab cakes
This Food Network recipe takes a little longer than the previously mentioned entrees in this list. However, it makes up for that by looking as delicious as it sounds. This crab cake comes with bacon and pickles and sandwiched in a potato bun.
These sliders take nearly two hours to make, with 30 minutes of baking time. The recipe makes 15 sliders and uses about a pound of crabmeat. It’s not the cheapest recipe, but it’s still delicious. You can find a link to the recipe by clicking or tapping here.
Berlin vegan burger
This recipe is from Nina Olsson’s cookbook “Veggie Burger Atelier” and is a great choice for those who want to make something inclusive for their vegan or vegetarian family members. You will need a food processor for this recipe and, be prepared, it has 15 ingredients.
These burgers take about 45 minutes to prepare and use lentils as a base with mushrooms and leeks. The recipe makes four to six burgers. You can find the recipe online, so you don’t need to buy the book, by visiting the link here.
american flag cake
This Dinner Then Dessert recipe is super easy and will please everyone.
It uses blueberries and strawberries to create an American flag pattern on top. Better yet, you can use boxed cake mix or you can go all out and use the homemade recipe included on the website. You can also involve the children in making this cake to make it a family activity.
For this recipe, you will need 11 ingredients, most of which are for the cake part itself, not for the frosting and decor. It takes about an hour to prepare and you can store it in the fridge until ready to serve. You can find the recipe by clicking or tapping the link here.