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 Corn
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!
Eggplant and Peppers with Feta
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 Burgers
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 Peppers
In this recipe, grilled red peppers are used as edible bowls. Try piping pesto mashed potatoes into them as an alternative. Adding these secret ingredients to your food will give it that enhanced, restaurant flavor.
Ginger, Garlic, and Honey Grilled Baby Back Ribs
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 Shrimp
This simple but flavorful shrimp dish comes from The Barbecue! Bible by Steven Raichlen, a comprehensive guide that was updated last year.
Raw Corn, Arugula, and Pecorino Salad with Grilled Chicken Breast
Sweet corn, bitter arugula, and salty Pecorino—Michael Chiarello’s simple combination is wonderfully satisfying.
Lemon and lime add tremendous flavor to this grilled chicken recipe.
Orange Picante Pork Chops
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 Burgers
The turkey mayonnaise combo makes this a superb substitute for traditional beef burgers.
These grilled steaks are bursting with flavor! While you’re chowing down, chew on these 11 surprising health benefits of sesame.
Grilled Beef Gyros
A spicy marinade adds zip to these grilled beef slices tucked inside pita bread.
Oriental Steak Skewers
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 Salsa
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.
Fresh herbs make this juicy steak one of the most irresistible grill ideas.
Turkey Kabobs With Fennel and Red-Pepper Relish
Simple, yet sophisticated, these kabobs are healthy too!
Zesty Steak Fajitas
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.
Grilled Chicken and Pear Salad
Juicy chicken, creamy Camembert, and velvety pears combine for one outstanding salad.
Grill Ideas for Side Dishes: Campfire Potatoes
Onion, cheddar cheese, and Worcestershire sauce combine to make a super side dish for any grilled meat.
Grilled Potato Skins
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 Crisp
Topped with a scoop of ice cream, this warm dessert will earn you rave reviews.
Grilled Peaches with Berry Sauce
Topped with brown sugar and cinnamon, the peaches come off the grill sweet and spicy. The raspberry sauce adds a refreshing touch. Next, find out the 15 foods you didn’t know you could grill.