What to Serve at Your Summer BBQ
We've put together a variety of recipes for an easy and healthy BBQ menu.
A must-add recipe to your BBQ menu! The woodsy aroma heightens the creaminess of the avocado and adds a layer of complexity to this spiced planked shrimp recipe.
Get the recipe: Planked Shrimp
Grilled Sweet Corn
This Mexican-inspired dish is the perfect addition to your summer BBQ menu.
Get the recipe: Grilled Sweet Corn
Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers
Once grilled, the shrimp and pineapple are easy to slide off skewers and into your wrap of choice. Serve with lime wedges and sliced avocado.
Get the recipe: Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers
Brazilian Barbecue Chicken
When hot temps hit, we crave this barbecue chicken recipe! The marinade is equally citrusy and garlicky and boasts mild heat.
Get the recipe: Brazilian Barbecue Chicken
Spicy Berry Fruit Salad
Not too sweet and with a kick, this fruit salsa makes for a great chip dip.
Get the recipe: Spicy Berry Fruit Salad
BBQ Pineapple-Coconut Kebabs
Lacquered with a fragrant sugar-and-spice coating, this pineapple-coconut kebab recipe turns tender and juicy when licked by the flames.
Get the recipe: BBQ Pineapple-Coconut Kebabs
Butter transforms humdrum couscous and its doppelgänger, cauli-couscous, into a tasteful side with jewel-like beets, juicy oranges and tangy goat cheese.
Get the recipe: Cauli-Couscous Salad
“Everything Bagels” Dip
Inspired by Montreal bagels, this is a delicious spread for crackers and dip for vegetables.
Get the recipe: “Everything Bagels” Dip
Cider Can Chicken
When stationed like a tripod between the two chicken legs, crisp apple cider delivers a sweet flavour and tender meat.
Get the recipe: Cider Can Chicken
Moroccan Lamb Burger
Spiced lamb burgers are a delicious change from regular beef burgers, and the herbed feta topping makes these company-worthy.
Get the recipe: Moroccan Lamb Burger
Watermelon Caprese Skewers
Basil and watermelon are a terrific pairing, and the saltiness of the feta and olives makes the melon taste even sweeter.
Get the recipe: Watermelon Caprese Skewers
Hoisin Chicken Kebabs
This very simple marinade turns ordinary chicken into a delicious, sticky-sweet dinner in no time.
Get the recipe: Hoisin Chicken Kebabs
Sumac-Spice Homemade Hummus
Sumac is a pungent, tangy spice available at Middle Eastern markets. If you can’t find it, substitute za’atar or even cumin.
Get the recipe: Sumac-Spice Homemade Hummus
Peach Mango Caprese Salad
Peaches and honey were added to the classic Caprese salad for a sweet and tasty update for summer.
Get the recipe: Peach Mango Caprese Salad
Roasted Cauliflower Dip
Serve with assorted raw veggies for a flavourful dip or with fresh baguette slices and crackers for a smooth spread.
Get the recipe: Roasted Cauliflower Dip
Yogurt and Berry Terrine
This vibrant and fresh dessert can be made up to one week ahead of time. To do so, simply overwrap the terrine in a loaf pan with heavy-duty foil or slip it into a large resealable plastic bag and freeze.
Get the recipe: Yogurt and Berry Terrine
Just three ingredients are all you need to make this refreshing dessert. Add it to your summer BBQ menu for an and-of-the-evening cooldown!
Get the recipe: Watermelon Pie
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