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Summer Dinner Party Menu Ideas

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Summer Dinner Party Table SettingThere are countless options for preparing a fantastic summer dinner party menu. The season is rich with colorful fruits and veggies, which offer you an opportunity to keep the summer dinner party menus healthy, and simple, yet delicious. Here are few exotic summer dinner party menu ideas which you can look at, in case you are running short of creativity or time…


 


Two Enticing Summer Dinner Party Menus


 


No Cook Dinner Menu For Summer Party


 


Raw Food Olive Tapenade 


Raw Food Olive Tapenade


For appetizer, you can try making a Raw Food Olive Tapenade. Made from black olives, green olives, garlic, oil, lemon juice, and black pepper, this interesting recipe serves as a great dip for your favorite tortilla chips and potato wafers.


 


Salmon Salad Sandwiches 


Salmon Salad Sandwiches


Just spread on toasted bread or sandwich between split croissant layers and serve as the main course at your summer dinner party. A healthier option would be a sandwich made from two whole-wheat buns. If you want to spice up, add few drizzles of hot pepper sauce.


 


Beet And Apple Salad With Yogurt Dressing 


Beet And Apple Salad


Made with beets and apples, this sweet salad is a delicious no cook recipe in your simple dinner party menu. Rich with the flavorful yoghurt dressing, this makes a great side dish.


 


Citrus Cooler 


Citrus Cooler


While homemade fresh lemonade is delicious, and simply rehydrating, the addition of pineapple juice, orange juice, and ginger ale perks it up.


 


Fresh Fruit Platter 


Fresh Fruit Platter


Cute, delicious, and easy to make, the fruit salad is a refreshing way to end your summer dinner. Spice it up with a dressing of your choice or for an Indian twist sprinkle a little chaat masala.


 


Light Summer Dinner Party Menu


 


Guacamole In Cherry Tomatoes 


Guacamole In Cherry Tomatoes


This simple summertime appetizer recipe is personal favorite - fresh, and seasonal stuffed cherry tomatoes. Prepare some guacamole out of avocado, green onion, bacon bits, and Worcestershire, and then stuff this in the bright red colored tomatoes. Serve them as appetizers along with a glass of sparkling wine.


 


Gazpacho 


 Gazpacho


Include this cold soup as one of your recipes in your summer dinner party menu.  It is a great way to beat the heat, and you can make it in advance. It only gets more flavorful as it sits!


 


Buttermilk Fried Chicken 


Buttermilk Fried Chicken


Marinating the chicken in buttermilk makes the meat moist and flavorful. Seasoned with salt and pepper, this deep-fried delicacy is perfect as the main course in the menu for your summer dinner party.


 


Coleslaw


Coleslaw


Coleslaw is a wonderful choice to keep your party menu simple. Add a few toasted almonds to the coleslaw just before serving for crunchiness.


 


Desserts


Caramel Flan


Finally yet importantly, do not forget the desserts! A sundae bar is incredibly fun for summer parties. Just line everything up then let your guests play! A strawberry cheesecake, vanilla ice cream, oatmeal cookies, Tiramisu, caramel flan, and the list goes on and on…


 


Planning a summer dinner party menu is quite easy. An array of simple, yet tasty dishes – that is what is required for a great dinner… Try it yourself to see the difference…


 


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Anonymous's picture
Mouthwatering delicacies........
Anonymous's picture
The citrus cooler is really tempting......
FitGal's picture
Buttermilk fried chicken is the most surprising find of this blog. I loved it when I made it for my family last Sunday.
Anonymous's picture
Wow! I can certainly throw a summer party now