If you love hosting summer BBQ parties in your backyard with friends or family, refer to this list of summer BBQ recipes. These recipes are perfect for relaxing and entertaining. You can pick from a variety of recipes to impress and whet everyone's appetite. It's guaranteed to make your summer cookout the talk of the block.
1. Keto Cucumber Salad
Summer in a bowl! This Keto Cucumber Salad is light, refreshing, and easy to make. It's perfect for meal prep, picnics, cookouts, and potlucks. This recipe is suitable for keto, paleo, and whole30 diets. Go to the Keto Cucumber Salad recipe here.
2. Cucumber Tomato Salad
This Cucumber and Tomato Salad is super simple and packed with flavor. Fresh summer tomatoes are full of sweetness and color. Toss them with a simple dressing to really take it over the top. Go to the Cucumber Tomato Salad recipe here.
3. Grilled Skirt Steak with Watermelon Salsa
This Grilled Skirt Steak with Watermelon Salsa screams summer with its bright colors and flavors. Easy enough to make for a weeknight but perfect for company too. Get the Grilled Skirt Steak with Watermelon Salsa recipe here.
4. Watermelon Margaritas
These fresh Watermelon Margaritas are one of my favorite ways to celebrate summer. They are easy to make and taste like summer in a glass. The best part is it only uses four ingredients. Get the Watermelon Margaritas recipe here.
5. Greek Zucchini Noodle Salad
Embrace zucchini season with this healthy Greek Zucchini Noodle Salad. It's fresh and full of flavor with a light Greek dressing. This recipe is low-carb and gluten-free. Get the Greek Zucchini Noodle Salad recipe here.
6. Strawberry Popsicles
Summer on a stick! These Strawberry Popsicles with Chocolate Drizzle are a huge hit when the weather gets hot. They are made with fresh strawberries, maple syrup, and coconut milk. Get the Strawberry Popsicles recipe here.
7. Gluten-Free Chocolate Tart
Gluten-free and full of chocolate flavor this Chocolate Tart is perfect for holiday entertaining. Serve it with whipped cream and lots of pomegranate arils. Get the Gluten-Free Chocolate Tart recipe here.
8. Whole30 Teriyaki Burgers with Grilled Pineapple
These Whole30 Teriyaki Burgers with Grilled Pineapple are perfect for grilling this summer! They have a tasty gluten-free & soy-free homemade teriyaki sauce, grilled onion and pineapple, and a lettuce bun. These burgers are Whole30, Paleo, and dairy free! Get the Whole30 Teriyaki Burgers with Grilled Pineapple recipe here.
9. Coleslaw For Pulled Pork
Homemade coleslaw recipe for a crunchy coleslaw with sweet & tangy flavors and a creamy coleslaw dressing. Make this easy side dish recipe in under 10 minutes with just a few simple ingredients. Get the Coleslaw For Pulled Pork recipe here.
10. Cold Green Bean Salad
Make this simple cold green bean salad recipe as a refreshing main or side dish all summer long. All you need is a few fresh veggies, mozzarella cheese, and a delicious herby vinaigrette dressing, to make this fresh green bean and tomato salad in under 15 minutes. Get the Cold Green Bean Salad recipe here.
11. Grilled Ribeye Steak
This grilled ribeye is pure carnivorous bliss, with its juicy, tender meat and the irresistible smoky char from the grill. it's the ultimate indulgence that satisfies all your meaty cravings! Get the Grilled Ribeye Steak recipe here.
12. Melon Mint and Feta Salad
It’s the combination of sweet fruit and salty feta that you’re after, a salad that I could eat almost daily in the summer. The fresh mint, a drizzle of quality olive oil, and a generous crack of salt and pepper makes it better. Get the Melon Mint and Feta Salad recipe here.
13. Garden Veggie Macaroni Salad and Creamy Avocado Dressing
A colourful rainbow pasta salad boasting the best veggies and a creamy avocado dressing, this makes a great lunch or satisfying side dish. The pasta and veggies combine beautifully with the garlic, horseradish and avocado dressing. This fresh vegetable salad will get rave reviews! Get the Garden Veggie Macaroni Salad and Creamy Avocado Dressing recipe here.
14. Marinated Mushroom Pasta Salad With Green Olives
Easy and fun Marinated Mushroom Pasta Salad With Green Olives is perfect for picnics or potlucks. Mushrooms make this pasta salad hearty and rich. They also stand up to the bold flavors of the dressing. Get the Marinated Mushroom Pasta Salad With Green Olives recipe here.
15. Cedar Plank Salmon
Cedar plank salmon is one of the easiest ways to infuse a soft smoky flavor. The salmon stays tender on the inside, because you are cooking it over indirect heat, but has a lovely roasted flavor on the outside. Get the Cedar Plank Salmon recipe here.
16. Greek Yogurt Marinated Chicken
This goes-with-anything Greek Yogurt Marinated Chicken delivers the most tender, juicy results. It’s SO great for grilling or even baking in the oven (and the healthy marinade is a total breeze to throw together!). Get the Greek Yogurt Marinated Chicken recipe here.
17. Pineapple Chicken Kabobs
These Hawaiian-inspired Pineapple Chicken Kabobs are glazed with a tropical basting sauce and grilled until tender and caramelized. A fresh, flavorful summer meal! Get the Pineapple Chicken Kabobs recipe here.
18. Frozen Negroni Slushies
Frozen Negroni Slushies. THE drink for summer. A frozen orange-ginger negroni slush, perfect for hot days. Campari, gin, vermouth, ginger syrup and orange juice. Get the Frozen Negroni Slushies recipe here.
19. French Strawberry Charlotte Cake
This No-bake French Strawberry Charlotte cake recipe consists of fluffy ladyfingers in and around the cake filled with incredibly silky Crème mousseline, and delicious fresh strawberries. It is one of the easiest cakes ever with incredible delicious professional patisserie-looking results! Get the French Strawberry Charlotte cake recipe here.
20. Grilled Tri-Tip
Tender & juicy grilled tri-tip on a gas grill is the ultimate steak lovers meal. The seasoned tri-tip roast is cooked slowly resulting in perfect slices of beef with rich & delicious flavor. Get the Grilled Tri-Tip recipe here.
21. Grilled Watermelon Salad
Sweet, colorful, and fresh Grilled Watermelon Salad with feta and blueberries is ready in under 20 minutes and makes an easy side dish for hot summer days or every day. Get the Grilled Watermelon Salad recipe here.
22. Smoked Cuban Mojo Pulled Pork
Smoked Cuban mojo pulled pork boasts a variety of exciting flavours such as garlic, lime, sherry, oregano, and marjoram. Use pork butt or pork shoulder to make perfect Cuban roast pork. This mojo smoked pork is a great recipe for a pellet smoker or Traeger grill. Get the Smoked Cuban Mojo Pulled Pork recipe here.
23. Strawberry Cream Cheese Trifle
This strawberry cream cheese trifle is so delicious and a perfect desert to serve at your next BBQ. It’s so simple to put together and definitely a crowd pleaser. This beautiful, colorful and cool dessert is simply irresistible! Get the Strawberry Cream Cheese Trifle recipe here.
24. French Strawberry Cake
No doubt, Fraisier cake is the Queen of the Strawberry cakes and it´s easier to make than you might think! It consists of buttery sponge layers filled with incredibly delicious and silky Crème mousseline, a layer of refreshing strawberry compote, and the signature strawberry decoration around the cake. Get the French Strawberry Cake recipe here.
25. Tangy and Sweet Watermelon Paloma Cocktail
This watermelon paloma cocktail has to be one of the best and most refreshing you'll ever try. It’s a mouth-watering cocktail made with watermelon juice, tequila and citrus. Make this tangy and sweet paloma when the weather’s hot, and you want to relax and sip something refreshing. Get the Tangy and Sweet Watermelon Paloma Cocktail recipe here.
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