Summer is the time for barbecues, country trips and field trips. But what if you are already tired of the usual store cuts? Keep 20 of the most delicious, interesting and easy-to-cook picnic recipes!
1. Puff pastry curls
A great snack to take with you anywhere.
You will need: 450 g puff pastry, 200 g chicken, 4 tomatoes, greens, 100 g feta, 1 tbsp. ketchup, spices, 1 egg.
Cooking: Cut the chicken into small pieces, roll in spices and fry. Grind the greens and feta, cut the tomatoes into cubes, and roll out the puff pastry and brush with ketchup. Spread the filling on it and roll both halves of the roll to the middle. Cut the roll into pieces 3 cm thick, brush with egg and bake for half an hour at 180 degrees.
2. Shish kebab from potatoes
Even regular baked potatoes can be made more interesting.
You will need: 1 kg potatoes, 100 ml water, 100 g mayonnaise, 50 ml white wine, 2 tsp. dry rosemary, spices.
Cooking: Cut the potatoes into quarters, cover with water and put in the oven or microwave for 15 minutes in advance. Mix mayonnaise, wine, rosemary and spices, and marinate the potatoes for at least an hour. Put it on skewers and grill until cooked through.
3. Chicken with olives and nuts
Original skewers for grill or barbecue.
You will need: 300 g of chicken, 200 g of olives, 50 ml of olive oil, 100 g of walnuts, spices, 1 bunch of herbs.
Cooking: Grind olives, nuts and herbs, and mix with oil and spices. Cut the chicken into pieces, roll in the marinade and put on sticks, and then fry until tender.
4. Lula kebab for a picnic
By the way, the blanks can be divided into several times and stored in the freezer.
You will need: 500 g pork, 500 g beef, 1 bunch cilantro, 4 onions, spices.
Cooking: Pass the meat twice through a meat grinder along with onions. Finely chop the greens, add spices and mix well, and then beat off the minced meat. Form a kebab on skewers and then fry on the grill or grill.
5. Pickled champignons
Quick, simple and very tasty – what else do you need for a picnic?
You will need: 500 g champignons, 2 tbsp. olive oil, 3 tbsp. soy sauce, spices.
Cooking: Mix oil, sauce and spices, and marinate carefully washed mushrooms in this mixture for at least half an hour. Fry them on a grill or skewers for about 10 minutes.
6. Roasted watermelon for a picnic
For those who crave summer experiments
You will need: 1 watermelon, 250 g honey, 60 ml lemon juice, 2 tsp. pepper, 1 tsp salt, 1 bunch mint.
Cooking: Cut the watermelon into 2.5 cm slices and chop the mint. Mix honey, lemon juice and spices. Dip the watermelon in the marinade on both sides, fry on a well-heated grill and sprinkle with mint.
7. Caramelized salmon
Delicious grilled fish recipe!
You will need: 4 salmon steaks, 1 tbsp. water, 1 tbsp. honey, 1 tbsp. olive oil, 0.5 lemon, 3 garlic cloves, spices, 1 tsp. balsamic.
Cooking: Mix lemon juice and all other marinade ingredients. Leave the salmon pieces in it for about half an hour and then fry on the grill on both sides.
8. Lavash roll with ham
You can cook and cut in advance, and then just take it with you on a picnic.
You will need: 1 sheet of pita bread, 300 g of ham, 150 g of mushrooms, 150 g of processed cheese, 50 g of mayonnaise, greens.
Cooking: Finely chop the mushrooms and fry. Grind the ham and greens, and mix all the ingredients for the filling. Add grated processed cheese and mayonnaise there, wrap the filling in pita bread, send the roll for 3 hours in the refrigerator, and then cut it.
9. Hot dogs for a picnic
Homemade alternative to street food.
You will need: 1 baguette, 1 cucumber, 1 tomato, 5 lettuce, 1 red onion, 2 tbsp. vinegar, 4 tbsp. water, tomato sauce, mayonnaise, mustard, 5 sausages.
Cooking: Cut the onion into half rings and marinate in water with vinegar. Cut the baguette into equal parts and cut along, but not completely. Cucumbers and tomatoes cut into thin slices. Lubricate the baguette inside with sauces, lay out lettuce leaves, and in them – the rest of the ingredients for the filling.
10. Green picnic salad
Lightweight, useful and suitable even for those who follow the figure.
You will need: 200 g cabbage, 2 cucumbers, 2 stalks of celery, 1 apple, 2 tbsp. olive oil, 2 tsp soybean mustache, 1 tsp rice vinegar, spices.
Cooking: Mix all the ingredients for the dressing and let it steep for a bit. Finely chop the cabbage and the rest of the ingredients, mix and pour the dressing over the salad.
11. Shawarma with chicken
Juicy, fragrant and very tasty shawarma that will brighten up any picnic.
You will need: 2 pita bread, 1 chicken fillet, 200 g Korean carrots, 200 g cabbage, 1 tomato, 1 cucumber, 60 g cheese, 6 tbsp. mayonnaise and ketchup, spices.
Cooking: Cut the chicken into pieces, roll in spices and fry. Thinly chop the cabbage, cut the meat, cucumbers and tomatoes into cubes, and grease the pita bread with mayonnaise and ketchup. Carefully lay out the filling, wrap the shawarma and, if desired, lightly fry on the grill.
12. Grilled eggplant
We tell you how to bake the most delicious smoky eggplant.
You will need: 500 g eggplant, 100 g bacon, 20 g cilantro, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 tbsp. olive oil, spices.
Cooking: Make 4-6 cuts along the eggplant, not reaching the middle. Grind the herbs with garlic, and mix with spices and oil. Cut the lard into thin slices, insert into the cuts, and then coat the eggplants with marinade and wrap in foil. Grill over charcoal until desired softness.
13. Caesar roll with shrimp
Dedicated to all lovers of Caesar salad!
You will need: 1 bunch of lettuce, 30 large shrimps, 4 pita bread, 5 eggs, 5 tomatoes, 150 g of cheese, 150 ml of yogurt, herbs, garlic, spices.
Cooking: Mix yogurt with garlic, herbs and spices to taste. Boil the eggs and cut them with tomatoes into thin slices. Grate the cheese and boil the shrimp until tender. Spread the stuffing on the pita sheets, pour over the sauce and roll the rolls tightly.
14. Vegetarian shawarma for a picnic
A special recipe for those who do not eat meat.
You will need: 1 pita bread, 70 g Chinese cabbage, 70 g Korean carrots, 1 onion, 200 g mushrooms, spices, 2 tbsp. yogurt, 2 tbsp. ketchup, 1 tbsp. bite, 1 tsp Sahara.
Cooking: Cut the onion into half rings and marinate in water with vinegar and sugar. Grind and fry the mushrooms until the liquid evaporates. Lubricate the pita bread with yogurt and ketchup, lay out the filling, wrap the shawarma and lightly fry.
15. White radish salad with peas
Another fresh vegetable salad for a picnic, as an alternative to cucumbers with tomatoes.
You will need: 350 g of white radish, 200 g of carrots, 150 g of green peas, 0.5 bunch of herbs, lemon juice, spices, olive oil.
Cooking: Grate radish and carrots on a Korean or regular coarse grater, sprinkle with lemon juice and season. Add green peas and chopped greens to the salad, cover it with oil and mix.
16. Cucumber Appetizer
The lightest and freshest appetizer for potatoes and barbecue.
You will need: 500 g cucumbers, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 bunch of dill, 1 tsp. salt and mustard seeds, 2 tsp. sugar, 40 ml of vinegar, 50 ml of vegetable oil.
Cooking: Cut the cucumbers into cubes, mix with salt and sugar, and add crushed garlic. Add oil, vinegar, mustard and chopped herbs there, mix and let it brew for at least half an hour.
17. Pork ham
Prepare the meat in advance and take it with you on a picnic.
You will need: 1 kg pork, 2 tbsp. sour cream, 1 tbsp. sugar, 2 liters of water, 1 head of garlic, 3 bay leaves, 3 tbsp. salt, 1 tbsp. mustard, 5 peas of black and allspice.
Cooking: Add sour cream, mustard, sugar, salt and all spices with chopped garlic to the water, bring the marinade to a boil and cool. Boil pork in it for 15 minutes after boiling, cool again and send for a day in the refrigerator. Repeat the procedure again, remove the meat from the marinade, wrap in foil and refrigerate for a few more hours.
18. Zucchini in cheese breading
They are very good cold, so feel free to take them on a picnic.
You will need: 400 g zucchini, 50 g cheese, 0.5 tsp each dried garlic, paprika, oregano and suneli hops, 1 tbsp. olive oil.
Cooking: Cut the zucchini into cubes, cover with oil and leave. Mix the grated cheese with spices, roll the breaded zucchini, put on parchment and bake for 20-25 minutes at 190 degrees.
19. Cheese cakes
Another versatile snack to go!
You will need: 320 g flour, 200 ml kefir, 200 g cheese, 1 tbsp. sugar, 0.5 tsp each salt and soda, 150 g of sausage.
Cooking: Add sugar, salt and soda to the sifted flour, rub half of the cheese there and pour kefir. Knead soft dough and leave for 15 minutes, and cut the remaining cheese with sausage into slices. Divide the dough into 8 parts and roll into layers. Put cheese and sausage on top of 4 layers, and cover with the remaining cakes. Pinch the edges and fry them in a panke in oil for about 4 minutes on each side.
20. Snack Cupcakes
Prepared at home in minutes, and then decorate any picnic.
You will need: 100 g cheese, 100 g ham, 150 ml milk, 80 g butter, 200 g flour, 3 eggs, 1 tsp. baking powder.
Cooking: Cut the cheese and ham into small cubes. Beat eggs with salt, butter and milk, add cheese and ham, sifted flour and baking powder. Mix the dough well, spread it into molds and bake for 20-25 minutes at 180 degrees.