50 Favorite Grilling Recipes for an All-Star Barbecue
5 Favorite Grilling Recipes for an All-Star Barbecue
Classic Grilled Corn on the Cob
Recipe: Classic Grilled Corn on the Cob
No barbecue is complete without grilled corn on the cob. Be sure to read our recipe twists for ways to elevate and spice your grilled corn.
Ranch Turkey Burgers
Recipe: Ranch Turkey Burgers
Homemade ranch seasoning is the secret to this flavor-bomb turkey burger. If you want to reduce your red meat intake, these light turkey burgers are a great way to change up your protein source.
Hot Dogs with Pickle and Parsley Relish
Homemade relish elevates this classic Hot Dog recipe and is sure to impress at your next barbecue.
Spicy Grilled Corn Salad
Recipe: Spicy Grilled Corn Salad
Turn your grilled corn into an elegant, spoon-able side by cutting it off the cob and tossing it with diced red onion, jalapeño, and cilantro.
Charred Potato-Okra Salad
Recipe: Charred Potato-Okra Salad
Potato salad is one of our staple summer barbecue dishes, and it’s reinvented in this Charred Potato-Okra Salad recipe. Trade heavy mayonnaise for a light lemon vinaigrette to create the perfect grilled side.
Loaded Hot Dog on Everything Hot Dog Buns
Spice up your summer barbecue with an interactive hot dog bar, complete with upgraded Everything Hot Dog Buns and all the fixins.
Grilled Garlic Bread
Recipe: Grilled Garlic Bread
Upgrade a store-bought baguette with this simple Grilled Garlic Bread recipe. Nobody will be able to resist this summertime take on an Italian classic.
Sloppy Joe Carolina-Style Burgers
Upgrade your grilled burgers with a generous ladle of chili. They may be messy, but hey, that’s part of the fun.
Grilled Sweet Potato Fries
Recipe: Grilled Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet potatoes are one of our favorite versatile starches, and they can be served year-round with different seasonal twists. For the summer, we love tossing these Sweet Potato Fries on the grill.
Smashed Bacon Cheeseburgers
Recipe: Smashed Bacon Cheeseburgers
Before you get fancy on the grill, it’s important to perfect the classics. Use this Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe as a base to start exploring fun flavor combinations on your burgers.
Sausage-and-Shrimp Pizzas with Spinach-Basil Pesto
In the summertime, we love using a fresh pesto base on our pizzas in place of heavy marinara sauce. Grilling this pizza dough creates a nice golden-brown color and gorgeous grill marks.
Dry-Brined Beer-Can Chickens
Recipe: Dry-Brined Beer-Can Chickens
This recipe combines two of our favorite things: chicken and beer. Inserting a half-filled beer can into the chicken’s cavity before grilling helps keep the bird moist and adds a warm, subtle stout flavor.
Foil-Pack Clams with White Wine and Herbs
If you haven’t tried grilled clams, it’s time to assemble the foil pack and get to work. This summertime favorite uses white wine, fresh parsley, and plenty of butter to put a spin on a seafood classic.
BBQ-Glazed Cedar-Plank Slamon
Grilled Steak Salad with Potatoes and Pickled Red Onion
Don’t have enough steak to feed the whole party? This steak salad is the perfect solution. Top this salad with sliced, grilled steak and your guests will never even dream of having their own personal ribeyes.
Grilled Chicken with Quick-Pickled Squash Salad
Harvested extra zucchini from your garden? Use this simple recipe to quick-pickle the squash for an elegant complement to your grilled chicken.
Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Charred Tomato Relish
This Grilled Flat Iron Steak recipe is surprisingly simple to execute and only requires salt and pepper to season. Top with a generous spoonful of charred tomato relish.
Grilled Cajun Shrimp Kabobs with Sausage
Kabobs are an easy way to pack lots of flavors onto one easy-grilling vehicle. We love loading our shrimp up with Cajun seasoning for a real Southern barbecue.
Peppery Grilled Okra with Lemon-Basil Dipping Sauce
Okra is one of our favorite Southern vegetables. It can be served fried, pickled, or roasted, but we love the flavor this veggie develops on the grill. Pair with an addictive and simple lemon-basil dipping sauce.
Recipe: Peach-Ricotta-Prosciutto Toasts
For smoky flavor, toast your crostini on the grill before piling them high with peach, ricotta, and prosciutto. Feel free to experiment with the toppings on this easy appetizer.
Charred Tomato Relish
Recipe: Charred Tomato Relish
It’s time to ditch the ketchup. Spoon this charred tomato relish over chicken and steak for a smoky and sophisticated condiment.
Grilled Chicken Tacos
Recipe: Grilled Chicken Tacos
With a simple acidic marinade, sliced grilled chicken is the star of these tacos. Add grilled pineapple to complement the fruity flavors in the marinade.
Recipe: Steak-and-Potato Kabobs
With hearty steak and fingerling potatoes, these kabobs are an entire meal on a stick.
Grilled Pizza with Summer Veggies and Smoked Chicken
This unconventional grilled pizza can be cut into wedges and served as an appetizer or served as personal pizzas for a main course. Feel free to have fun changing up the toppings to suit each guest’s taste!
Grilled Steak with Blistered Beans and Peppers
You can’t go wrong with grilled steak, and this fun pairing with blistered beans and pepper is easy to execute and melt-in-your-mouth delicious.
Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Arugula Pesto
Fearing bland chicken? Arugula pesto brings an herby brightness to these grilled chicken kabobs.
Bacon, Peach, and Basil Burgers
Recipe: Bacon, Peach, and Basil Burgers
Make the most of fresh, seasonal ingredients with this expertly-crafted burger. From tangy and slightly sweet caramelized onion-peach chutney to bold goat cheese and pickled jalapeño, this burger is stacked with layers of complex flavor.
Grilled Scallop-and-Mango Salad
Recipe: Grilled Scallop-and-Mango Salad
In the summer, we love throwing fresh seafood on the grill for a lighter dinner option. This Grilled Scallop Salad will leave you feeling satisfied and recharged.
Grilled Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops with Scallion-Lime Rice
These spice-rubbed pork chops come in generous individual portions, making them the perfect weeknight meal.
Recipe: Shrimp-Okra-and-Sausage Kebabs
From the crispy shrimp to the beautifully charred okra, these kebabs combine all our favorite Southern summer flavors in one. A squeeze of fresh lemon adds brightness to this well-balanced dish.
Grilled Steak Salad with Green Tomato Vinaigrette
This steak salad is one of our summer go-to dishes for its combination of hearty red meat and fresh greens.
Grilled Creole Chicken and Okra
Recipe: Grilled Creole Chicken and Okra
This recipe guides you in creating a grilled Creole feast, complete with skewers of chicken, sausage, bell pepper, and okra. Naturally, it’s all coated in Cajun seasoning.
Skirt Steak Soft Tacos with Avocado-Corn Salsa
Skirt steak’s long, thin cut makes it perfect for tacos. Be sure to throw the corn tortillas on the grill for a few minutes to give them a nice char.
Grilled Eggplant-and-Corn Romesco Napoleons
Replicating the shape and deep char of burger patties, these hearty grilled eggplant and corn napoleons cater to all the vegetarians at the barbecue. Paired with a nutty romesco sauce, you’ll never miss meat in this show-stopping dish.
Grilled Clambake Foil Packets with Herb Butter
With shrimp, sausage, corn, potatoes, and clams, this abundant Grilled Clambake offers a little bit of everything. The dish isn’t complete without a generous douse of herb butter.