Summer Grilling Recipes

Couple grilling next to table full of food

Nothing is better than having a pool in your backyard as summer begins, except for good friends and tasty grilled food to go along with it! And, if you’re looking to get a little more creative with your barbecue or impress your friends at your next poolside dinner party, check out these summer grilling recipes to consider for your next menu:

Skirt Steak With Chimichurri Sauce

For the meat lovers in your life, you can't go wrong with steak on the grill, especially when it’s complemented with flavors like garlic, jalapenos and shallots. Sure to impress your friends, this Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce recipe offers up a savory take on an old favorite. Also, the chimichurri sauce is so addictive; you may want to also try it with other cuts of steak and lamb!

Grilled Chicken With Rosemary, Lemon and Garlic

When you think of chicken on the grill, barbecue sauce generally comes to mind. While barbecue sauce might be a popular choice, but it certainly isn’t the only one. If you’re ready to try something different with your chicken, this surprisingly simple and aromatic marinade is sure to do the trick. This Grilled Chicken with Rosemary, Lemon and Garlic recipe is sure to become a summer staple.

Grilled Spareribs With Cherry-Cola Glaze

If spareribs are on the menu, try a sweet and spicy twist on the usual barbecue sauce by making your own! With seven ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, create a spicy, sweet glaze to create the perfect, sticky spareribs. This Grilled Spareribs with Cherry Cola Glaze recipe combines fun summer flavors into one tasty dish.

Grilled Caprese Skewers

The grill doesn’t necessarily have to be a meat-only domain. Combining the fresh flavors of tomatoes and basil with the hearty goodness of bread cheese, these delicious Grilled Caprese Skewers are the perfect poolside appetizer. Want to really satisfy all of your guests with this simple recipe? Serve it over a bed of pasta and you instantly have a main course.

Grilled Watermelon, Mint and Feta Salad

Here's another grilling recipe that doesn’t involve meat! This dish is perfect as a side for any entrée or even a light lunch by the pool. In this Grilled Watermelon, Mint and Feta Salad, mint leaves are mixed with grilled fruit and crumbled cheese. It doesn't get much more refreshing than that!

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