Looking for a super simple, healthy idea for the 4th of July? I have an awesome inspiration right here with this Fourth of July Charcuterie Board. It is so simple to personalize and the best party tray! Everyone will be excited to see you show up with a tray like this for your Fourth of July get together!
So, this is a Fourth of July Charcuterie Board, you will need to keep things in the red, white and blue color families. I will give a few suggestions for each color below, you choose! First, let’s talk about your tray. The possibilities are endless. I love using this wood tray I found at Marshalls Years ago. It has been perfect for so many occasions. Do you shop at Marshalls, TJ Maxx or Ross? I have found so many great home items at such a great price there. I recommend checking these stores before anywhere else. If you aren’t into wood, ceramic is beautiful. I also love just using a large serving platter or even cutting board. It is up to you!
Strawberries- I used, cherries- I used, tomatoes- I used, radishes– I used, Salsa- I used, raspberries, watermelon, red apples, red peppers, pomegranates, prickly pear, cranberries, red grapes, beets etc. There are tons of options here!
I think the white section is a great place to add in cheeses. I used a sliced provolone, cut in quarters and cheese sticks (my youngest loves them!). This is also where I added the ranch dip and fruit dip, both are white. Looking for other options? Here we go- cauliflower- I used these, mushrooms, jicama slices, peeled pears or apples, bananas- I used these, white nectarines and peaches,
A large portion of my blue section was blue corn chips. I just love these and wanted to make sure they had plenty of space on the board. There are plenty of other great options too! Blueberries- I used these, purple potatoes, purple cauliflower, blackberries, concord grapes, plums, etc.
You will notice I also cut out small stars from the provolone. I have a nesting set with several sizes.
I will set this up with several small tongs, spoons for the dips and toothpicks.
So, y’all I hope you are able to try this Fourth of July charcuterie board!! It is just perfect.
I am sure you know- if you don’t have the time, there are some really great store bought dips. I have used plenty of them!
I used a sweetened fruit dip like the one I made for my rainbow fruit platter on St Patrick’s Day this year.