Ever get stumped for side dish recipes? With this list of 10 Easy BBQ Side Dishes, you’ll never wonder what to bring to a summer grill out again!
It’s grilling season!
Here in Minnesota, we don’t take our summers for granted. We fill every waking minute of warm weather with opportunities to be outside, including backyard BBQs galore filled with burgers, brats and plenty of BBQ side dishes.
We usually have a good idea of the main dish for our grill outs (currently crushing on these Grilled Italian Sausage Wraps
), but sometimes we are stumped for easy side dish recipes. One person can only eat so many ears of corn on the cob, right?
So we’ve compiled a list of some of our go-to side dishes for grilled chicken, steak, pork chops, or whatever protein you throw on the grill.
Whether you’re a fan of pasta salads, potato salad, healthy fruit and vegetable side dishes or need a gluten-free side dish for guests with dietary restrictions, we have some of the best BBQ side dishes for everyone.
This easy, make-ahead salad is always a hit with a crowd! It's a tangy pasta salad filled with tomatoes, feta and Kalamata olives & goes great with anything from the grill!
Savor the flavors of summer produce with this easy Tomato, Mozzarella and Grilled Corn Salad. The perfect BBQ side dish!
This Antipasto Salad with Homemade red wine vinaigrette is an easy side dish that is full of flavor!
A perfect combination of salty and sweet, this 4-ingredient Watermelon Feta Salad is a refreshing side dish for any summer BBQ or party.
A quinoa salad filled with olives, red onion, tomatoes, and feta cheese.
This Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad recipe is great for feeding a group! Who can say no to a make-ahead salad filled with bacon, tomatoes, cheese and a creamy ranch dressing?
This mayo-free Danish Potato Salad is filled with green onions, capers, parsley and finished with a light, tangy olive oil dressing. It goes with everything at a picnic and is my family’s favorite summer salad!
Forego the predictable grocery store fruit tray and bring this easy Fruit Salad with Lime Mint Syrup instead.
Need a protein-packed vegetarian pasta salad recipe? This Easy Orzo and Chickpea Salad is a delicious side dish for backyard BBQs!
This gorgeous and delicious pasta salad is a great addition to your summer bbq menu.
Other vegetable and pasta salads:
Classic Macaroni Salad recipe
Easy Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese
Southwestern Quinoa Salad
Easy Pea and Cheese Salad
Pesto Pasta Salad with Peas
Grilled Side Dishes:
Herbed Grilled Potatoes in Foil
Grilled Zucchini with Parmesan
Mexican Grilled Corn
More Side Dish recipes HERE
Never wonder what recipe to serve at your next BBQ again with this list of 10 easy BBQ Side Dishes!