Max's Deli shares ideas for creating the perfect picnic spread

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Summer is the season for picnics, outdoor concerts and barbecues.

Max's Deli joined ABC7 with their tips for the perfect outdoor summer spread.

To learn more about Max's Deli visit www.maxs-deli.com/

Recipes:

Raw Veggie Salad - feeds 8

4 radishes - sliced

1 head broccoli - little pieces

1 red bell medium diced

1 pint baby heirloom tomatoes - cut in

1 carrot - medium diced

red onion - thin sliced

1 Japanese cucumber - medium diced

1 avocado - medium diced

3oz red wine vinegar

kosher salt & black pepper to taste

3oz virgin olive oil

cup pumpkin seeds

  1. toss veggies in a serving bowl
  2. Add salt, pepper, olive oil & vinegar
  3. Top with seeds & avocado


Corn-off-the-cobb-salad - Feeds 8

4 calico corn kissed on grill - sliced off cob

4 roma tomatoes - medium diced

red onion - thin sliced

1 jalapeno - small diced

kosher salt & black pepper to taste

3oz virgin olive oil

1 lemon

1 avocado - medium diced

bunch cilantro - rough chop

  1. Toss veggies in serving bowl
  2. Add salt, pepper, oil & lemon juice
  3. Top with avocado
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