12 Ideas For A July 4th Shabbat Potluck

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Watermelon Almond Tart

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For your Shabbat July 4th celebration you are having or attending a potluck. Great idea!

Whether the potluck is being held on Shabbat or after havdala while you wait for the fireworks these ideas for appetizers, salads, mains and desserts are easy to make and can either be eaten cold or will reheat well on a plata or blech.

Appetizers:

Typical Shabbat dips, such as hummus and guacamole, are perfect for your July 4th potluck. These dips will get gobbled down so quickly, if you have a large group,  you may want to think about making a double batch.

Papaya Guacamole

Papaya Guacamole

Hummus

Hummus

Wonton Chips with Edamame Dip

Wonton Chips With Edamame Dips

Salads:

These fresh salads are perfect when made in advance and served on Shabbat for your July 4th potluck. As these salads marinade in the fridge the flavors become full and the salads become even more delicious!!

watermelon-mint-salad

Watermelon Mint Salad

Jicama, Green Bean and Pomegranate Salad with Walnuts

Jicama, Green Bean and Pomegranate Salad with Walnuts

Tropical Slaw

Tropical Slaw

asparagus-quinoa-salad

Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Tomatoes and Zucchini

Mains:

In terms of mains, for this Buffalo Chicken Sandwich you can use leftover chicken from Friday night and you can also eat the sandwiches cold so that you don't have to worry about reheating. As another option, a Cauliflower Pastrami Kugel reheats well and the pastrami gives the perfect amount of spice.

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Cauliflower Pastrami Kugel

Cauliflower Pastrami Kugel

Desserts:

These dessert are perfect for July 4th.  Whether its our red, white, and blue Watermelon Almond Tart, no baking required, our version of a Whoopie Pie our an all-American Apple Pie, your desserts will be the hit at the potluck!!

Watermelon Almond Tart

Watermelon Almond Tart

Mini Chocolate Coconut Sandwiches

Mini Chocolate Coconut Sandwiches

Apple Pie

 Apple Pie

Do you have any great ideas for a potluck dinner? Let us know in the comments and, as always, enJOY!!

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