40 Easy & Delicious Recipes for a Summer BBQ

Summer means cookouts. Whether you’re truly cooking outside on your grill or making due indoors, you can still partake in all of your summer favorites, from burgers and veggies, to salads, dips, and cocktails. To help you embrace all that summer has to offer (food-wise, at least), we rounded up 33 easy and delicious summer barbecue recipes you can make all season long.




1. Basil Whipped Goat Cheese


2. Grilled Peaches with Burrata, Honey, and Pistachios


3. Deviled Eggs


4. Greek Salad Hummus Board


5. Mexican-Style Street Corn Dip




6. Peach Tomato Caprese


7. Grilled Corn Salad with Tomato and Avocado


8. Dill Cucumber Salad

Source: Foodie Crush


9. BBQ Sweet Potatoes


10. 5-Ingredient Marinated Tomatoes

Source: Pinch of Yum


11. Instant Pot Pinto Beans

Source: Isabel Eats


12. French Potato Salad


13. Grilled Vegetables

Source: Foodie Crush


14. Creamy Kale Caesar Salad


15. Strawberry Panzanella Salad with Balsamic Glaze


16. Vegan Pasta Salad with Lemon Herb Dressing


17. 20-Minute Vegan Pesto Pasta Salad


Main Dishes


18. Sweet Potato Cheddar BBQ Chicken Burgers


19. BBQ Baby Back Ribs


20. Grilled Chicken with Chipotle-Whiskey BBQ Sauce


21. Extra Crispy Carrot Spinach Quinoa Burgers


22. Sticky, Sweet, and Spicy Grilled Ginger Chicken


23. BBQ Tofu Vegetable Kebabs

Source: Emilie Eats


24. Cheesy Pickle Pretzel Sliders


25. Taco-Style Veggie Dogs

Source: Emilie Eats


26. Pineapple Pork Burgers

Source: Budget Bytes




27. Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Chips


28. Baked Peach Hand Pies


29. Mixed Berry Slab Pie


30. Waffle Cone Fruit and Yogurt Cups


31. Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches


32. Grilled Angel Food Cake with Pineapple, Coconut, and Caramel


33. Olive Oil Blondies with Chocolate Frosting




34. Lillet Spritz


35. Watermelon Margarita

Source: Isabel Eats


36. Citrus Honey Lime Mint Mocktail


37. Cucumber Melon Gin Spritzers


38. Sparkling Cherry Lemonade


39. Ranch Water


40. Frozen Aperol Spritz