Spring Picnic Recipes | 8 Delicious & Easy DIY Picnic Food Ideas

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Our Top 8 Delicious Spring Picnic Recipes

 

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At the point when the warm climate begins and the main small wildflower sprouts back their heads, it’s an ideal opportunity to begin considering spring picnics. While winter picnics are extraordinary, even those in the snowiest areas, spring and summer picnics are one of life’s most noteworthy delights.

Spring and summer are where we are most drawn to be outside and how can we do that better when not by being accompanied by our loved ones and awesome food?!

So grab your favourite picnic basket, call your spouse or friends and have a good time with these 8 Spring Picnic Recipes! 

 

1) Hummus Spring Picnic Spread

 

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This oriental spread belongs to the best spring picnic recipes and is perfect to use as a spread for your carrot sticks or baguette. 

 

What you need: 

  • 3 (500g) tins chickpeas dry and rinsed
  • 130ml extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 teaspoons of chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 cloves of peeled garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of himalayan salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesamy oil
  • 1 teaspoon of grounded cumin
  • 10 to 13 grinds black pepper
  • 55ml water

 

How to prepare: 

1) In a blender consolidate every one of the fixings with the exception of the parsley and paprika to be utilized for embellish. Mix on low speed until smooth. You’ll need to stop the blender regularly to push down the fixings. On the off chance that the combination is excessively dry and you’re experiencing difficulty mixing it, add a couple of more tablespoons of olive oil to make everything easier.

2) Scrape the hummus onto a plate. Sprinkle the paprika over the top, shower gently with olive oil, dissipate some parsley on top, and serve. You can make the hummus up a few hours before you serve it. Cover the top with saran wrap and leave it at room temperature.

 

 

2) Fresh Coleslaw Salad 

 

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This fresh salad belongs to the classic spring picnic recipes and can be combined with either meat or simply baguette. 

 

What you need: 

  • 200g mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • Some extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Sea Salt
  • Grounded black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar
  • Small pinch of sugar or stevia
  • 1 store-bought portion of shredded coleslaw (containing red and green cabbage and carrots)

 

How to prepare:

1) Mix all ingredients besides coleslaw together in a large bowl.

2) Add the shredded coleslaw mix and mix until everything has combined well.

 

3) Grilled Aubergine Salad

 

grilled aubergine

This italian salad fits perfectly in any ketogenic diet, like “The Custom Keto Diet” or Mediterranean Diet and is a secret amongst spring picnic recipes!

 

What you need: 
  • 1 fresh aubergine
  • 1 large onion
  • Olive oil
  • 1 halved avocado pitted & flesh chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of sweet mustard
  • 20g coarsely chopped oregano leaves
  • 1 Teaspoon of Honey
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • Parsley for garnish

 

How to prepare:

1) Brush the aubergine and red onions with rapeseed oil and organize on the barbecue. Cook the aubergine until delicate and barbecue the onions until they have a slight singe.

2) Remove from the barbecue to a cutting board and let cool marginally. When cool, generally cleave and add them to a serving bowl alongside the avocado.

3) In a little bowl, whisk together the red wine vinegar, the Dijon, and oregano. Add nectar and olive oil, to taste, and mix until emulsified. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

4) Add the dressing to the aubergine combination and throw. Embellishment with lemon zing and parsley branches and take on your picnic.

 

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4) Black Bean and Corn Salad

 

bean and corn salad

This dish belongs to the classic vegan spring picnic recipes and is always a very tasty treat. 

 

What you need: 

  • 3 ears corn with the husks removed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 160g diced red peppers
  • 130g diced (red) onion
  • 65ml apple cider vinegar
  • 1 (425g) tin black beans (dry fluid away)
  • 4g minced garlic
  • 55g mangetout, julienned
  • 1 tablespoon himalayan salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper

 

How to prepare:

1) Preheat the frying pan to medium. Iron the corn until delicately roasted, around 2 minutes, turning habitually. Move the corn to a cutting board and utilize a serrated blade to eliminate the bits. Put away.

2) In a medium saute container over medium-high warmth, add the olive oil, at that point the red pepper and the red onion. Saute for 3 minutess, at that point add the vinegar, beans and corn and saute for 2 minutes.

3) Stir in the garlic and the mangetout and saute for brief more. Eliminate from the warmth to a serving bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve warm or cold.

 

5) Caponata Spring Picnic Sandwiches

 

ciabatta sandwich

These delicious sandwiches are a must in any spring picnic recipes collection. 

 

What you need: 

  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 chopped celery stalk
  • 1 small aubergine
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 430g diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 tablespoon of dried oregano leaves
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons of vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of drained capers (optional)
  • Ciabatta Bread
  • 3 peeled garlic cloves
  • Drained fresh buffalo mozzarella

 

How to prepare:

1) Heat the oil in a heavy huge skillet over medium warmth. Add the celery and saute until fresh delicate, around 2 minutes. Add the aubergine and saute until starting to relax, around 2 minutes. Season with salt.

2) Add the red pepper and cook until fresh delicate, around 5 minutes. Add the onion and saute until clear, around 3 minutes. Add the diced tomatoes with their juices, sultanas and oregano. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

3) Simmer over medium-low warmth until the flavors mix and the combination thickens, blending regularly, around 20 minutes. Add the vinegar, sugar and escapades. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

4) Cut the bread pieces evenly down the middle. Iron the bread cut-side down on a frying pan container over medium-high warmth until brilliant, around 2 minutes. Rub the entire garlic cloves over the toasted side of the bread.

Add a cut of mozzarella to the bread base, spoon the caponata on top, cover with the other bread half and serve.

 

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Eggs are nutritious and delicious at the same time, easy to prepare and thus perfect in any spring picnic recipes collection.

 

What you need: 
  • 8 hard-boiled and peeled eggs
  • 4 teaspoons of mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons of chopped celery
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon of finely chopped dill pickle
  • 3 teaspoons of chopped fresh leaf parsley
  • Pinch of salt
  • Paprika powder

 

How to prepare:

1) Halve the eggs the long way and pop the yolks from the whites. Put the whites away, gathered side together on a plate. Blend the yolks in with the mayonnaise and Worcestershire sauce in a medium bowl until the combination is smooth and light. Add the celery, pickle, parsley, and season with the salt and hot sauce.

2) Spoon the yolk combination back into the whites and sprinkle with paprika. Serve now or cover and refrigerate until prepared to serve.

 

 

7) Watermelon Cooler

 

watermelon cooler

A nice spring picnic is not complete without a cool refreshing drink, thats why this watermelon cooler should be considered to your spring picnic recipes collection. Check out the best smoothie recipes for weight loss as well! 

 

What you need: 

  • 500g fresh and diced watermelon (remove seeds)
  • 100g white sugar
  • 1.5L water
  • 1 lemon squeezed
  • Handful of fresh raspberries

 

How to prepare:

1) Remove the outer layer of the watermelon, remove seeds and dice. Put the chunks in your blender and add sugar, water, squeezed lemon and raspberries and mix smoothly. 

2) Let cool for 4 hours.

 

8) Almond Blueberry Cookies

 

almond blueberry cookies

Sweet treats like these yummy Almond Blueberry Cookies are a must in any spring picnic recipes collections. 

 

What you need:

  • 260g white flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 180g sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 70ml whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 85g  toasted and chopped almonds
  • 170g blueberries

 

How to prepare:

1) In a medium bowl, consolidate flour, baking powder, and salt.

2) In another medium bowl, cream together the spread and sugar utilizing a hand blender. Add egg and beat to join. Add milk, almond extract, and lemon zing.

3) Stir the dry fixings into the wet fixings. Overlay in the almonds, at that point the blueberries. Chill the mixture in the cooler for 30 minutes.

4) Preheat the stove to 190C/Gas 5.

5) Using two little spoons, touch blend onto treat sheets. Heat until brilliant earthy colored around the edges, around 15 minutes.

6) Cool the treats on a wire rack. Save in a capacity compartment to take to your spring picnic. 

 

Conclusion

 

There you go, these are 8 delicious and easy to make spring picnic recipes for your next picnic. We hope you will have a lot of fun of preparing these and more so when you can enjoy them together with your loved ones on a perfectly sunny spring day. 

 


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