5 Easy Fourth of July Dinners

Celebrate America's birthday with five dinners packed with over-the-top flavor, ready in 45 minutes or less.

  • Honey-Chipotle Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Honey-Chipotle Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

    Pretend you slaved over an open fire all day by serving this sweet-and-savory chicken sandwich. Your guests will swear you slow-roasted the bird thanks to the rich mix of ingredients including garlic, cumin, honey, Worcestershire, and chipotle chiles.
  • Egg Salad BLTs

    Egg Salad BLTs

    Combine two of America's favorite sandwiches for a surefire hit. The egg salad recipe is lightened so you can enjoy all the flavor of egg salad and a BLT without unnecessary calorie content.
  • Our American Hero

    Our American Hero

    Pack this family-sized hoagie for your picnic to watch the fireworks. It's loaded with roast beef, veggies, and a fresh basil mayonnaise. Use an unlit sparkler to hold the slices together, or use toothpicks instead.
  • Chipotle Barbecue Burgers with Slaw
    Beau Gustafson; Melanie J. Clarke; Sabrina Bone; Mike Wilson

    Chipotle Barbecue Burgers with Slaw

    Balance the heat of this spicy burger with a sweet and satisfying slaw. Your taste buds will forget that ketchup ever existed.
  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

    Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

    Keep these delectable sandwiches warm on the road by wrapping them in foil. The hot jalapeño jelly, used to baste the pork while it cooks, adds a subtle heat to the spiced tenderloin. Serve with a sauce made from ranch dressing and barbecue sauce.

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