Top 4 Beach Snack Ideas From Marcia Selden Catering
We have easy recipe inspiration for your next beach way with the top 4 beach snack ideas from Marcia Selden Catering. Keep it easy, light and fun while thrilling your taste buds (and beach companions!) too!!
#1 Get Your Veggies On: Mason Jars of Chilled Gazpacho!
Gazpacho is a raw vegetable soup served cold. Use up the tomatoes from your garden or make a watermelon + cucumber gazpacho. It’s a no cook, cool, light snack for the beach.
#2 For the Adults! Sangria Infused Watermelon and Manchego Skewers
#3 Sweet + Healthy Treat!
Our Date Nut Energy Truffles are super easy to make, fresh, sugar-free and gluten-free.
#4 Salad Shish Kebab!
Our Wedge Salad Skewers are a total beach fan favorite. They are so yummy to eat by the beach and super easy to make. Salad Shish Kebabs are a great way to get your salad game on with no fork needed, making them perfect for the beach.
½ head of Iceberg Lettuce
30 Grape Tomatoes
30 half rounds of Cucumber, about ¼ inch thick, from 1 English Cucumber
½ C Green Goddess Dressing (recipe below)
Cracked Black Pepper, to taste
Cut the iceberg lettuce into ¾ inch squares so you have 30 pieces, 3 per skewer.
Place the ingredients for the salad onto the skewer, starting with the iceberg, then place the tomato, followed by the cucumber. Repeat 3 times for each skewer.
Place skewers on a serving platter, drizzle with the green goddess dressing, and sprinkle with cracked black pepper. Serve and enjoy!
Green Goddess Dressing
½ Avocado, peeled
¾ C Low-fat Buttermilk
3 T White Wine Vinegar
2 T Coarsely Chopped Fresh Tarragon
1 Scallion, coarsely chopped
½ t Salt
¼ t Black Pepper
Place all ingredients into a blender and process until smooth. Extra dressing will keep for 2-3 days in the refrigerator.
For more beach snack ideas and other recipes, feel free to email our Executive Chef Robin Selden, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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