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Team USA's Guide To 12 Fourth Of July Recipes You NEED To Try This Year

July 03, 2017, 10:32 p.m. (ET)

Whether you're gathered with friends around the grill or enjoying a picnic with your family, a Fourth of July celebration isn't complete without delicious food. So before the fireworks go off, try your hand at these 12 athlete-approved, America-inspired recipes.

 Simply click each dish title for the full recipe, and check out even more at Cooking With Team USA.



Chicken Shish Kebabs
What You'll Need: Red Onions, Yellow Bell Peppers, Green Bell Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives, Chicken, Arugula, Mint, Chili Flakes, Lemons, Oregano


Blackened Chicken and Cilantro Lime Quinoa

What You'll Need: Skinless Chicken Breasts, Cinnamon Chipotle Rub, Vegetable Oil, Chicken Stock, Quinoa, Cilantro, Avocado, Chobani Non-Fat Greek Yogurt


Rigatoni with Chicken Sausage

What You'll Need: Red Bell Peppers, Asparagus, Olive Oil, Italian Chicken Sausage, Rigatoni, Baby Eggplant, Salt, Black Pepper, Garlic, Red Wine Vinegar, Parmesan, Parsley


Lentil Mushroom Burger 

What You'll Need: Dried Green Lentils, Dried Parsley, Garlic, Onions, Walnuts, Panko Bread Crumbs, Flaxseeds, Mushrooms, Kale, Dijon Mustard, Balsamic Vinegar


Side Dishes

Watermelon Salad with Feta Cheese and Pickled Blueberries

What You'll Need: Watermelon, Feta Cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Mint, Red Onion, Arugula, Kosher Salt, Black Pepper, Red Wine Vinegar, Blueberries, Apple Cider Vinegar, Sugar, Allspice, Chili Flakes, Coriander Seeds


Mason Jar Chicken Salad

What You'll Need: Balsamic Vinegar, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Chicken Breast, Purple Cabbage, Carrots, Red Peppers, Almonds, Dried Cranberries, Brown Rice, Baby Spinach


Roasted Tomatoes with Broccolini

What You'll Need: Pear or Grape Tomatoes, Olive Oil, Broccolini, Garlic, Red Pepper Flakes, Lemon


Garlic, Lemon and Parsley Chickpea Salad

What You'll Need: Garbanzo Beans, Lemons, Italian Parsley, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, Red Peppers, Sweet Onions, Cherry Tomatoes, Spinach, Kale, Romaine, Arugula


Wild Rice Salad

What You'll Need: Grape Seed Oil, White Wine Vinegar, Dijon Mustard, Smoked Paprika, Celery Seeds, Parmesan Cheese, Wild Rice, Orange Bell Pepper, Artichoke Hearts, Grape Tomatoes, Scallions, Almonds



Fruit and Yogurt Popsicles

What You'll Need: Blueberries, Blackberries, Chobani Bluerberry Greek Yogurt, Honey, Rasperries, Strawberries, Chobani Rasperry Greek Yogurt, Small Paper Cups, Popsicle Sticks


Chocolate Chip Cookies

What You'll Need: All-Purpose Flour, Baking Soda, Butter, Sugar, Brown Sugar, Eggs, Vanilla, Chocolate Chips, Heath Bits


Lemon Delicious Pudding

What You'll Need: Butter, Self-Rising Flour, Eggs, Sugar, Lemon, Low-Fat Milk