6 Fall Grilling Recipes for Your Backyard BBQ

Family enjoying fall weather around grill

Summer may be over, technically speaking, but that doesn't mean you have to stop hanging out in your backyard and eating delicious, grilled food by the pool. There are plenty of fantastic fall recipes to make on your barbecue and eat al fresco this autumn. Whether you can't get enough of steak or prefer a light, fresh salad, there's a recipe to suit everyone.

Sweet Potato Nachos

Whether it’s a side dish, appetizer or meatless entrée you’re after, you can't go wrong with this unique take on the classic nachos. With so many healthy ingredients and homemade cheese sauce, these nachos are a healthy treat any day!

Apple Salad with Brown Sugar-Cider Vinaigrette

This healthy dish takes advantage of the abundance of fall apples for a delicious alternative to an ordinary salad. And, if you want to make this a main entree, you marinate chicken or steak in the vinaigrette and then grill it with the apples.

Butternut Squash Skewers

This colorful and tasty side dish pairs well with many varieties of grilled meat, especially these Spicy-Smoky Mexican Pork Kebabs. Best of all, since fall is squash season, this is the perfect opportunity to make use of fresh finds from your local market.

Bourbon-and-Vanilla-Brined Pork Chops

Few things usher in the fall season like sipping bourbon by a roaring fire on a cool night. In this recipe, the smoky liquor meets warm, aromatic vanilla as brine, which is paired with a sweet and spicy dry rub and grilled. These pork chops are sure to become a fall favorite.

Steak and Radishes With Black Pepper Butter

Autumn is the perfect time to try out a new steak recipe. This easy-to-follow recipe walks you through the simple steps of seasoning and preparing a flavor punched meal. Make sure to check your local farmer’s market for radishes for this recipe!

Apple Crisp

This satisfying dessert is the perfect way to end your backyard barbecue and would pair nicely with any of the dishes above. With apples as the main ingredient, it rounds out the flavors of fall. Be sure to have some vanilla ice cream on hand to top off this warm treat. Eat it poolside on a beautiful fall evening for best results!

Do you have a great grilling recipe you love to make in the fall? Feel free to share it with us!