Memorial Day weekend may be the celebratory moment you’ve been waiting for to fire up the grill, but it doesn’t have to be all about hot dogs and burgers. Summer’s unofficial kickoff also happens to be the perfect time to celebrate all the great produce that’s gracing the farmers market these days. Whether you’re looking for a vegetable-driven main or a fresh and fulfilling side, we’ve got a slew of great vegetarian recipes to serve this Memorial Day.
Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching, and with all the drama surrounding airline travel lately, consider planning a road trip. Spend a day or weekend exploring new restaurants, festivals and tours in a nearby town or city—even if you’ve already been before. Whether you have a Saturday or a three-day weekend to spare, here are some ideas for food-focused adventures to celebrate the symbolic start of summer. —Regan Stephens