Top 10 Grilling Recipes for Spring 2015

Celebrate warm spring weather with our collection of Top 10 Grilling Recipes!

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Top 10 Grilling Recipes Spring 2015 Archadeck of Chicagoland

The weather in Chicagoland is finally turning warm.  What better way to celebrate the coming of warmer spring temps than by firing up the grill and enjoying delicious, flavorful food with your friends and family!

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Top 4th of July Recipes

Top 4th July Recipes - Archadeck of Chicagoland

Find all the recipes you need for your 4th of July picnic right here!


DESSERT

 

Creamy Strawberries with the Blues

Sweet, creamy, and delicious bite-sized goodness.  Perfect for a 4th of July potluck!

Creamy Strawberries with the Blues

Firecracker Cakelettes

Pop Rocks are the secret to this explosively delicious recipe!

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4th of July Strawberries

Colorful and festive finger food for your celebration!

Red Whit Blue Strawberries

Watermelon & Blueberry Salad

A healthy and refreshing dessert for a hot summer day.

Star Watermelon Blueberry Salad

Old Glory Cherry-Blueberry Pie

A festive take on the ever tasty cherry pie.

4th july cherry blueberry pie

Red, White & Blue Dessert 

Wow your guests with this exquisite dessert

Red Whit Blue Dessert

4th of July Fruit Kabobs

This healthy, refreshing dessert is quick and easy to put together!

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REFRESHMENTS

Independence Punch

A unique and tasty twist on your average potluck punch.

Independence Punch

4th of July Raspberry Lemonade

Cold, refreshing, and delicious!

Raspberry Lemonade

Triple Berry Sangria

Kick your feet up and relax this 4th of July with a sweet Triple Berry Sangria!

Triple Berry Sangria


SIDES

Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet and smoky flavors make up this delicious side dish.

Grilled Sweet Potato Recipe

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Tender and tasty, this dish is the perfect complement to your 4th of July dinner!

Grilled Corn on the Cob

BLT Pasta Salad

A light and fresh twist on the classic bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich

BLT Pasta Salad

GRILLED FAVORITES


Star Spangled Berry Pizza on the Grill

A delicious patriotic breakfast recipe.

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Red, White & Blue Burgers

Celebratory, patriotic, and delicious.  How could these burgers not be a hit at your 4th of July picnic?

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Grilled Chicken with Red & Blue(berry) Salsa

A fresh taste for your smoky grilled chicken!

Grilled Chicken with Red and Blue Salsa

Sizzling Grilled Chicken Fajita Recipe

Fire up the grill and give your taste buds a little “south-of-the-border” flavor!

Cihcken Fajitas

Sizzling Grilled Chicken Fajitas

6 servings (serving size: 1 cup chicken mixture, 2 tablespoons salsa, 2 tablespoons sour cream, and 1 tortilla)

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup green bell pepper strips (about 1 medium)
  • 1 cup red bell pepper strips (about 1 medium)
  • 1 cup vertically sliced red onion
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 6 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas
  • 3/4 cup bottled salsa
  • 3/4 cup fat-free sour cream
Preparation
  1. Combine first 5 ingredients; reserve 1/4 cup marinade. Combine remaining marinade and chicken in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 3 hours, turning occasionally.
  2. Prepare grill.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray, and cover and grill 10 minutes on each side or until done.
  4. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers and onion; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Add reserved 1/4 cup marinade, and cook 2 minutes. Cut chicken into thin slices; add to vegetable mixture.
  5. Place a 10-inch cast-iron skillet, upside down, over high heat for 1 1/2 minutes. Turn pan over, and add chicken mixture. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Serve chicken mixture immediately with warm tortillas, salsa, and sour cream.

 

Courtesy of myrecipes.com

Miami/Cuban Salsa

Looking for something scrumptious to serve at your next outdoor party?  Kristen Berryhill has shared this delicious salsa recipe.  Fresh herbs mixed with peppers, tomatoes, and black beans will leave your mouth bursting with flavor.  Every ingredient adds its own unique flavor, so don’t leave anything out.  It’s time to fire up the grill, bring out the chips, set up your patio or deck, and wow your guests with this amazing recipe!

Miami-Cuban Salsa Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miami/Cuban Salsa

1 can (16 oz.) black beans, drained

1 box (10 oz.) frozen corn

1 red pepper, diced

1 green pepper, diced

4-6 Serrano chilies de-seeded and diced

4 cloves of garlic, minced

1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1 can (16 oz.) diced tomatoes

Juice from one fresh lime

1 bunch scallions, chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

1 avocado, diced

½ to 1 small red onion, diced

 

Mix it all together and enjoy!

 

Recipe courtesy of Kristen Berryhill