Don’t heat up the kitchen! Fire up the grill! Every night is a cookout in the summer. Here are 20 delicious summer cookout recipes. Enjoy!
20+ Delicious Recipes for Your Summer Cookout
How to Grill Chicken Without Drying It Out like the Sahara – Grilled chicken breast is quintessential with summer grilling. I used to serve the most pathetic dried out grilled chicken breasts until I discovered the secret!
How to Grill BBQ Chicken Without Burning It! – Do you see a theme here? I used to destroy BBQ chicken too and then I discovered the secret to grill BBQ chicken and not burning it!
Shrimp & Fish:
Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp – My husband gave this dish 2 thumbs up! It a great dish for a summer celebration, such as Father’s Day or Graduation.
Grilled Salmon with Peach Mango Salsa – Make this 5-star restaurant-quality entree right on our own patio, but for a quarter of the 5-star restaurant price.
Grilled Fish Tacos There’s no law that your tacos have to be ground meat and grilled fish makes a great taco filling!
We love burgers on the grill and eat them at least once a week during the summer. Instead of a plain old burger, I like to add flavors and different ingredients to create a more interesting meal.
- Red Pepper & Feta Turkey Burgers
- Grilled Chicken Fajita Burgers
- Grilled Pineapple & Teriyaki Turkey Burgers
- Apple & Blue Cheese Turkey Burgers
Grilled Corn on the Cob with Garlic Butter -It takes a bit longer to cook, but it’s worth it–the taste is UNBELIEVABLE! Grilling corn intensifies the flavor and sweetness and when you add grilled garlic butter…TO.DIE.FOR!!!
Purple Cabbage & Broccoli Slaw – Crunchy, colorful, healthy, and tasty. This Purple Cabbage & Broccoli Slaw is the perfect side for your next cookout.
Black Bean, Tomato & Feta Salad – A delicious, fresh, and easy salad to throw together. It’s a perfect dish for your next cookout.
Watermelon & Feta Salad – The key to this salad is finding a sweet and delicious watermelon
Grilled Garlic Rosemary Red Potatoes – I share 2 techniques to grilling red potatoes,
Grilled Summer Squash with Parmesan and Herbs -This dish is easy, tasty, and smells divine with the addition of the garlic.
Pizza? Yep, you can grill pizza!
How to Grill Pizza – Homemade pizza night is a big hit at my house during the colder months, but who wants to turn the oven on in the middle of summer?
When I attempted to grill pizza, I soon realized just how quick and easy it is to grill. So keep your oven turned off and enjoy your pizza hot off the grill. This is now our favorite way to make pizza!
Delicious Summer Desserts:
Grilled Peaches with Homemade Whipped Cream – This simple dessert will certainly impress. And please don’t deny yourself the pleasure of adding homemade whipped cream on top. Ice cream would taste good too, but the homemade whipped cream makes this simple dessert decadent and amazing.
Grilled Pineapple – The grill isn’t just for chicken and burgers. It takes fruits to a whole new level.
Grilled Banana Splits – I took this summer classic dessert up a notch!
Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp – The sweet strawberries and the tart rhubarb blend well together in this yummy goodness.
Blueberry & Peach Crumb Pots – Peach and blueberry is one of my favorite fruit combinations and this has become one of my favorite desserts.
What are your favorite summer cookout recipes? Share in the comments.
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