Outside the Box Recipe Ideas for Your Next BBQ

By Published On: May 26, 2022Categories: Articles

The time has (finally) arrived for outdoor gatherings and celebrations. A favorite among those is the backyard BBQ. While the tried and true recipes of the past are always a hit, attempting something new this year may produce a new BBQ favorite for years to come. Read below for some twists and new takes on the classics.

Mexican Corn Salad

Sweet corn is a mid-west institution, but if you are looking for a way to spice up the typical corn-on-the-cob, look no further than this recipe for Mexican Corn Salad. Grilled corn, lime juice, cilantro and cotija cheese make this dish a lock for the new favorite bbq offering. Find the recipe from Delish here.

Beef Burgers with Jalapeños, Cheddar, and Crispy Pepperoni

Burgers are a BBQ staple, but if you are looking to kick your up a notch, look no further than this recipe from Country Living. Jalapeños and crispy pepperoni add some unexpected spice, while the lettuce and tomato cool things down. Fire up the recipe here.

Grilled Cabbage “Steaks”

When you think of BBQ, you may think of large quantities of meat, but there are meatless alternatives out there that bring just as much flavor and fulfillment. This recipe from Delish takes cabbage and turns it into an out-of-this-world “steak” complete with blue cheese AND ranch dressing, this dish will not disappoint! Find the recipe here.

Red Potato Salad

If there is one thing Ree Drummond, aka “The Pioneer Woman”, knows it is comfort food. When looking for a dish to make or share, this Red Potato Salad will fit the bill. With red potatoes, bacon and dill, this salad has a fresh, full flavor to make you fall in love with the classic all over again. Find the recipe here.

Cedar Plank Salmon

If you are looking for something a little lighter, salmon may be the way to go. Delish has an awesome recipe for Cedar Plank Salmon here that will have you wondering why you haven’t made it sooner.

Strawberry Crunch Ice Cream Cake

Instead of waiting for the ice cream truck to roll through, take things into your own hands and make this refreshing dessert from Taste of Home. The flavor of strawberries pairs with the heat of summer perfectly and the ice cream will cool you down on even the hottest day. Find the recipe here and enjoy a new summer favorite.

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