Food & Drink
‘Swede Up’ Summer Cookouts With These RecipesMay 24, 2019
Grilling season is here, and with Memorial Day upon us, people across the United States are gearing up for backyard barbecues and celebrations with friends and family.
When it comes to the spread, hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad and pasta salad are essential, but here are a few recipes we recommend to “Swede up” your summer cookout.
Apps and sides
Enjoy these light and refreshing dishes as an app, side or snack.
Kale salad with toasted hazelnuts
Pickled egg and smoked salmon salad
Hebrew Nationals with a dash of yellow mustard is the only way to go when it comes to hot dogs with one exception, the Tunnbrödsrulle. If hot dogs aren’t your thing, check out these other protein-focused recipes below.
Grilled Swedish meatball kabobs
Salmon with cheese – Tip: swap the oven for foil over the grill.
Are you vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian or meats just not for you? Check out these recipes made with Oumph!, a delicious, soy-based meat substitute invented by a Swede!
Sweets, sweets and more sweets
No celebration, get-together, cookout or small gathering is truly complete without dessert. These will require a refrigerator or cooler but are well worth the effort.
Strawberry cake with elderflower cream
Chokladbollar (chocolate balls)
Cool down while sipping on these Swedish-inspired cocktails, and try increasing the measurements tenfold to make quick and easy-batch cocktails.
Rekorderlig’s Swedish Strawberry Spice