10 Summer BBQ Side Dishes Everyone Will Be Fighting Over

It’s finally summer time. That means it is officially swimsuit, sunshine, and outdoor BBQ season! Hardly anyone can resist all the delicious foods that always come with a traditional BBQ. Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ and people will go crazy!

1. Creamed corn

The corn you love with a thick and creamy texture!

Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ.

2. Cheesy grilled potatoes

While you’re on the grill, slice or dice up some potatoes and throw them in aluminum foil with lots of cheese and plenty of seasoning!

Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ.

3. Buffalo coleslaw

Coleslaw is a classic side dish that gets paired with BBQ all the time. Add a twist to it by mixing in some buffalo sauce for an extra kick!

Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ.

4. Fried pickles

Pickles on a BBQ sandwich are great. Then, there are pickles tossed in flour and put in the deep fryer… DELICIOUS! Get them straight out of the fryer and dip them in some homemade buttermilk ranch for the perfect side dish.

Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ.

5. Potato salad with chives

Another classic dish! You just can’t go wrong with potato salad. Sprinkle some chives on top for a nice visual and tasty compliment!

Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ.

6. Grilled chicken kebabs

Grilled chicken is great on it’s own, but by itself it’s not necessarily a great side dish. Cut it up in small chunks, add slices of fruit or veggies, and put it all on a skewer for some delicious kebabs!

Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ.

7. Pasta salad

Cook up your spiral-shaped pasta and add the Italian dressing and baby tomatoes for a side dish you really can’t go wrong with.

Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ.

8. Texas-style garlic fries

Everything’s bigger (and better) in Texas! Thick cut fries with garlic seasoning and plenty of cheese are a perfect addition to any BBQ! Want a little more heat? Top it off with jalapeno slices!

Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ.

9. Dr. Pepper baked beans

I’ve always loved baked beans and the way they compliment BBQ. When I saw that Dr. Pepper had created baked beans infused with the soda flavor, however, I fell in love. To add a new and unique element to you BBQ, you have to try this side!

Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ.

10. Smoked macaroni and cheese

Smoked macaroni is the perfect addition to your BBQ, especially if the barbecue itself is also smoked. Add some bacon for a bit more texture and flavor!

Try adding some of these delicious summer BBQ side dishes at your next BBQ.

What are your favorite summer BBQ side dishes? Let us know in the comments below!

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Kassidy Barber

My name is Kassidy Barber, I'm 20 years old, and I'm currently working on my B.A. in English with a minor in web communications at the University of Alabama in Huntsville! I love video games, lots of T.V. shows, dogs, and especially food (both cooking and eating)!