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Summer Charcuterie Board
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Summer Charcuterie Board

A summer charcuterie board is the perfect dish to bring to any party this summer. There's something for everyone on this board filled with fresh fruits, soft cheeses, your favorite crackers, and more. 
A snack board is great for any occasion because they're so versatile. You can fill your board with whatever your favorite fruits, meats, and cheeses are. Fresh fruits and vegetables from the farmers market make this summer board such a crowd pleaser. 
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: charcuterie, gluten-free
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 439kcal
Author: Chandice Probst
Cost: $25

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces fresh berries
  • 1 small seedless watermelon sliced into triangles
  • 8 ounces variety of cheeses
  • 8 ounces variety of cured meats
  • 6 ounces gluten-free crackers and pretzels
  • 6 ounces fresh veggies
  • 3 ounces chocolate
  • 2 small jars of jam or spread
  • 1 cup olives
  • fresh herbs for aesthetic

Instructions

  • Step 1: Place large items like cheese wheels and wedges on the board 
  • Step 2: Add dips and small fruits to small bowls and place the small bowls around the board wherever you see fit
  • Step 3: Add the cured meats, crackers, fruits and veggies (I love adding olives to this board!)
  • Step 4: Add all the yummy treats! Charcuterie board cookies and chocolate covered strawberries are perfect here
  • Step 5: Finish by adding in the green herbs to give it a live, effervescent look

Notes

Pro tip: Cheese is best served at room temperature so be sure to take it out of the fridge a few hours before serving. 
Leftover cheese, meats and fruits or veggies can be stored in the refrigerator. It is usually best to just toss leftover crackers as they tend to be a bit covered in cheese. 
How do you keep a charcuterie board fresh outside? You can keep your perfect summer charcuterie board fresh by keeping it in a cooler environment or restocking ingredients. You can keep fresh ingredients in the fridge and restock them outside as needed.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 1289mg | Potassium: 270mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1437IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 259mg | Iron: 2mg