It’s not just the fireworks that’ll be popping on July 4th. Add some seafood to the celebration, and there will be flavor explosions, too!
Whether you’re hosting a backyard pool party, outdoor soiree or casual cookout with family and friends, we’ve got your crowd-pleasing Independence Day seafood meals covered. Our July meal plan features seafood and superfood-packed dishes that are healthy, budget-friendly and guaranteed to be the highlight of any outdoor gathering.
Not only are these recipes a cinch to make, they’re bursting with patriotic colors like bright red strawberries, whitefish fillets and sweet, juicy blueberries.
It’s time to celebrate the Fourth and dig into some delicious seafood eats!
Breakfast: Crab and Asparagus Frittata
This combination of crab with a touch of Old Bay, crunchy veggies and creamy, tangy goat cheese is the perfect start to a warm summer’s day.
Breakfast: Smoked Salmon Breakfast Bowl
Kick off your morning with a savory and bold salmon breakfast bowl.
Appetizer: Salmon Sliders
Try this bite-sized sliders served on a sweet Hawaiian roll and packed with perfectly seasoned heart-healthy salmon.
Lunch: Tropical Shrimp Salad
Combine ripe and delicious summertime fruits with delicate scrumptious seafood like shrimp and you’ve got yourself a refreshingly light summer salad.
Lunch: Blueberry Carrot Tuna Wraps
If you’ve never tasted tuna with blueberries before, now’s the time! This unexpected pairing is heart-healthy, colorful and flavor-filled.
Lunch or Dinner: Salmon Salad with Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette
This salmon salad topped with tangy blueberry vinaigrette is a superfood and flavor-packed meal perfect for a hot summer’s day.
Dinner: Roasted Cod with Strawberries
Cod pairs perfectly with fresh berries to create a light summer meal.
Dinner: Seared Scallops in a Ginger-Blueberry Sauce
This dish is as colorful as it is smoky, delicate and delicious.
Dinner: Sardinian Fregola Pasta with Clams
There’ll be no clamming up around the dinner table when you dish out this comforting and flavor-packed meal.