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31 Delicious Grill Ideas for the Best Summer BBQ
These mouthwatering grilling recipes will have your neighbors begging for you to invite them over for dinner.
Grill Ideas for Veggies: Coconut-Grilled CornAbang Faizul/Shutterstock
Grilled corn is a staple side dish, but Steve Raichlen makes it the center of attention. The recipe is excerpted from Raichlen’s cookbook Planet Barbecue! Plus, check out 5 more mouthwatering toppings to put on grilled corn,
Eggplant and Peppers with FetaFusionstudio/Shutterstock
Emeril Lagasse’s cookbook proves you don’t need meat for great grilling. Looking for more meatless grill ideas? We rounded up 14 vegetarian dinner ideas that you just have to try.
Portobello Mushroom BurgersLeigh Anne Meeks/Shutterstock
Quick and tasty, hearty portobello burgers are a great meatless menu option. Don’t miss these 20 delicious burger recipes you need to make ASAP.
Pesto-Corn Grilled PeppersOlha Hutsuliuk/Shutterstock
In this recipe, grilled red peppers are used as edible bowls. Try piping pesto mashed potatoes into them as an alternative.
Grill Ideas for meat: The Best Beef Satés in Singaporeszefei/Shutterstock
These tiny, flame-seared beef kebabs are tender and spicy. This delicious recipe comes from Planet Barbecue! by Steve Raichlen.
Ginger, Garlic, and Honey Grilled Baby Back Ribshlphoto/Shutterstock
Grill master Steve Raichlen uses a mix of Asian seasonings gives these ribs intense flavor. The recipe is excerpted from his cookbook Planet Barbecue!
Salt and Pepper Grilled ShrimpSherSor/Shutterstock
This simple but flavorful shrimp dish comes from The Barbecue! Bible by Steven Raichlen, a comprehensive guide that was updated last year. And did you know that shrimp is a total superfood? Read up on 12 other superfoods we should all be incorporating into our diets for even more grill ideas.
Raw Corn, Arugula, and Pecorino Salad with Grilled Chicken BreastShaiith/Shutterstock
Sweet corn, bitter arugula, and salty Pecorino—Michael Chiarello’s simple combination is wonderfully satisfying. Check out these 8 quick grilled chicken recipes for when your usual recipe just won’t do.
Sweet-and-Sour Skewered ShrimpNew Africa/Shutterstock
These delicious shrimp and pepper kabobs are sure to spice up your next barbecue. Give these 9 party appetizer kabobs a try, because food is just better when it’s on a stick.
Orange Picante Pork ChopsLesya Dolyuk/Shutterstock
A quick marinade spices up these chops. For more intense flavor, prepare them the night before and refrigerate until you’re ready to grill.
Basil Turkey BurgersAfrica Studio/Shutterstock
The turkey mayonnaise combo makes this a superb substitute for traditional beef burgers.
This fresh take on the burger will add a southwestern flair to your next barbecue.
These grilled steaks are bursting with flavor! While you’re chowing down, chew on these 11 surprising health benefits of sesame.
Grilled Beef GyrosRimma Bondarenko/Shutterstock
A spicy marinade adds zip to these grilled beef slices tucked inside pita bread.
Zesty Mustard Chickenfrom my point of view/Shutterstock
Whether you’re grilling a broiler chicken or chicken breasts, consider this lip-smacking glaze. There are only four ingredients in the honey mustard sauce, so you can whip it up in minutes. Yum!
Oriental Steak SkewersBrent Hofacker/Shutterstock
Served with a creamy mustard sauce, these colorful steak bundles are special enough for company when you’re running out of grill ideas.
Salmon with Citrus SalsaAfrica Studio/Shutterstock
Fire up the grill for this mouthwatering salmon topped with an orange and grapefruit salsa. Salmon (and fish in general) is a nutrition powerhouse! Be sure to check out this foolproof guide to grilling for your next BBQ.
Cool Cucumber Chickenkokofoundit/Shutterstock
Nothing could be easier than this chicken topped with a tangy dill sauce.
Fresh herbs make this juicy steak one of the most irresistible grill ideas.
Turkey Kabobs With Fennel and Red-Pepper RelishOlyina/Shutterstock
Simple, yet sophisticated, these kabobs are healthy too!
Chicken Sataymuk woothimanop/Shutterstock
Keep your crowd cheering with these delectable chicken skewers.
Zesty Steak FajitasElena Veselova/Shutterstock
A zesty tomato and jalapeño relish and tender strips of steak make these traditional fajitas extra special. This dish is easily multiplied to serve a group. Set out different toppings for everyone to assemble their own.
Apples and chicken may seem like an unusual combination, but they make a wonderful meal when grilled to perfection. The thyme marinade gives a boost of flavor and tenderizes the chicken nicely.
Orange-Ginger Pork ChopsBondar Illia/Shutterstock
Basting chops with this tangy orange-ginger sauce makes them extremely tender and savory.
Grilled Chicken and Pear SaladMahara/Shutterstock
Juicy chicken, creamy Camembert, and velvety pears combine for one outstanding salad. Here are 15 more healthy salad recipes that you can add protein to if you want to switch things up (while still being healthy).
Grill Ideas for Side Dishes: Campfire PotatoesAlexander Gustav/Shutterstock
Onion, cheddar cheese, and Worcestershire sauce combine to make a super side dish for any grilled meat.
Grilled Potato SkinsAS Food studio/Shutterstock
These hors d’oeuvres start in the microwave and are finished on the grill, making them quick and crispy. Don’t miss these 14 BBQ foods that are actually good for you.
Grill Ideas for Desserts: Grilled Apple CrispShebeko/Shutterstock
Topped with a scoop of ice cream, this warm dessert will earn you rave reviews.