It’s America’s Birthday! Besides fireworks, what better way to celebrate our country’s independence than with some super delicious 4th of July recipes?
So grab the family, set the decorations and try some of our go to southern recipes with products from your local Market Basket.
Saucy Foil-Pack Barbecue Ribs
It’s pretty standard to have some sort of BBQ at a Southern function. Especially the 4th of July. But here’s the best part:
You read that right! These baby back ribs take 1 hour to cook and seconds to devour.
A little sweet heat works its magic while these grill, producing flavorful ribs with a zing of citrus. Foil-pack makes them extra tender and juicy. Our recipe serves 8 and guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds.
The ingredients are simple and can be found at your local Market Basket store. You’ll need the following:
- ¾ C BULL’S-EYE or KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce
- 2 Tbsp. Orange Marmalade
- 2 tsp. Hot Pepper Sauce
- 4 lb. Pork Baby Back Ribs, cut into 2 rib sections
Ready to fire up the grill? Check out the full recipe and grill away.
Fantastic Grilled Corn on the Cob
Is it even possible to grill and not serve corn on the cob? Yeah, we didn’t think so either!
Get your cob on with our fantastic grilled corn on the cob recipe. While you’re cooking those fall off the bone ribs, throw some corn on the slab and you’ll be chomping away in no time.
As one well known chef said, butter is everything; especially with this side dish. Here are a few butter variations we think you’d love to top them off.
Flavored Butter Variations
Barbecue Butter: Substitute 2 Tbsp. KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce for the cheese and parsley.
Caesar Butter: Substitute 2 Tbsp. KRAFT Classic Caesar Dressing for the cheese and parsley.
Tomato and Herb Butter: Substitute 2 Tbsp. KRAFT Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Dressing for the cheese and parsley.
Tuscan Herb Butter: Substitute 2 Tbsp. KRAFT Tuscan House Italian Dressing for the cheese and parsley.
With our serving size of 4, change your measurements accordingly, grab your foil and check out how-to grill corn on the cob here.
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Appetizers
Fact: Any dish involving bacon is a winner.
Okay so maybe it’s not a fact but really, this recipe is the way to love at first bite. Sweet tea in one hand, finger foods in the other; bacon-wrapped chicken appetizers are the perfect snack for your outdoor barbeque.
Bacon wrapped around chicken is a match made in Heaven. Yes, bacon and chicken just go together like chocolate goes with everything.
- 6 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon
- ½ lb. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into 18 bite-size pieces
- ¼ C KRAFT Zesty Lime Vinaigrette Dressing
- 2 Tbsp. Seedless Raspberry Jam
This really is the perfect mixture of sweet heat and savory, mouth-watering goodness. If the delicious aroma of cooked bacon and spices isn’t enough to entice you, read the full recipe to see just what we’re talking about.
Watermelon Almond Tart
4th of July simply cannot be celebrated without a delicious dessert to nibble on while watching fireworks. What better way to ring in another national birthday than with a surprisingly healthy dish?
The surprise is on the inside—rather than cake, we use watermelon! It may look loaded with calories, but this healthy alternative is made of watermelon, berries and yogurt. Of course you can’t forget your strawberries and blueberries to top this dessert off with the ultimate patriotism.
Not only is this dish healthy, our Watermelon Almond Tart can be served immediately. For an eventful day like 4th of July, this dessert is the quick and healthy way to go. Here’s the healthy and refreshing recipe that’s low in sugar and will satisfy any sweet tooth.
Market Basket Can Help
No matter what southern menu items you choose to prepare for the 4th of July, we have everything you’ll need. Stop by your local Market Basket for the freshest meats and produce in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana.