Our Best Picnic Recipes

Our Best Picnic Recipes

We’re so excited for summer, because summer means that it’s time to shake off those blankets, haul out the baskets, and get your picnic on! We take picnicking very seriously and want to make sure you have all the recipes you need to have a truly epic outdoor eating adventure with our best picnic recipes.

1. Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Potato Salad 

Chicken Bacon Ranch Potato Pasta Salad

We bet you can’t say the name of this salad five times fast. This dish is not messing around—with bacon, pasta, and Creamer potatoes, this is a filling addition to any picnic basket! Perfect for sunny days where the family is out and being active in the sunshine.

2. Pesto Caprese Potato Skewers

Caprese Potato Skewers - The Little Potato Company

Skewers are such a good way to make any snack even more portable and fun to eat! You won’t even need dishes for these—just pass them out and enjoy!

3. Healthy Niçoise Salad Jars


Putting individual salads in jars make for easy clean up, and everybody can add their favorite toppings when you prep them! Perfect for picky eaters.

4. Caramelized Onion Dip with Baked Potato Chips

Caramelized Onion Dip with Baked Potato Chips

If you love chips and dip as your picnic snack of choice, try making your own! Baked chips are healthier than fried chips, and you’ll love dipping them into something so rich and flavorful.

5. Tex-Mex Three Bean Potato Salad

A filling and nourishing salad that’s as bright and colorful as a summer’s day. Creamer potatoes, kidney beans, chickpeas, and and black beans are covered in a tangy cumin-lime vinaigrette.

6. Grilled Potato Poblano and Corn Salad

Grilled Corn Poblano and Potato Salad - The Little Potato Company

Hard to go wrong with grilled corn and poblano peppers. This salad will be a picnic staple for any dairy-free diners!

7. Garlic Herb Potato Rolls

Packing sandwiches? Or something that might just taste that much better if you had a fresh roll to accompany it (like a delicious potato salad)? Try your hand at these herb-y, garlic-y morsels.

8. Classic Potato Salad with Bacon 

Classic Potato Salad with Bacon

No picnic is complete without a classic potato salad. This one is topped with crunchy chives and crispy bacon.

9. Potato Reuben Stacks

These reuben stacks are speared with toothpicks to make for easy snacking.

10. Chocolate Potato Doughnuts

Chocolate Potato Doughnuts - The Little Potato Company

No picnic is complete without a treat! If you can’t fathom a picnic without dessert, we suggest chocolate doughnuts. Creamer potatoes make the dough that much fluffier and delicious.

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