Just as quickly as it arrived, summer is already halfway over, and before you know it, it will be time for you to clean up your grill, pack away your outdoor furniture, and say goodbye to those warm days with backyard barbecues, friends, and family. Before that time comes, make sure you try out these tasty backyard barbecue recipes, share them with your friends, and make some more summer memories!
1. Smoked Chicken Wings
You cannot have a backyard barbecue without some sort of delicious meat entrée, right? This smoked chicken wings barbecue recipe is the perfect recipe for you to try! Keep it simple, but add some fun flare and flavor to your smoked and grilled chicken wings at your next barbecue. And if you enjoy your chicken wings extra crispy, then you will be using this recipe until summer comes to an end.
2. Black Bean Burgers
If meat isn’t for you, then give this tasty black bean burger recipe a try! Though they are made of vegetables, these black bean burgers have a sturdy texture that will hold together on your bun! In just 25 minutes, your black bean burger mixture is ready for you to shape and slap on the grill. Pile your veggie toppings high and enjoy!
3. Grilled Potatoes
What is a summer backyard barbecue without some sort of potato side dish? For something different than your basic baked potato, give these grilled potatoes a try! This is one of the most basic and tasty barbecue recipes and definitely a side dish everyone – including the picky kids – will enjoy! Slice your potatoes into rounds about 1/2 of an inch thick, add some seasoning, toss them on the grill, and watch them disappear as soon as they are served!
4. Grilled Parmesan Corn On The Cob
Every backyard barbecue needs a good, juicy corn on the cob to complete the meal! But have you ever tried a grilled parmesan corn on the cob? Although this is a unique backyard barbecue recipe, it is definitely one to try! Give your basic corn on the cob a cheesy twist that everyone is bound to enjoy! Set aside 25 minutes to prepare and cook this side dish and plenty of time to enjoy!
5. Grilled Carrots With Honey Brown Sugar Glaze
If you are looking for something a little sweeter for your summer backyard barbecue, then give these grilled carrots with honey brown sugar glaze a try! Cut your carrots in half lengthwise to reduce cooking time and guarantee a great texture all the way through. With a glaze made of honey, brown sugar, butter, and salt, these grilled carrots are likely something you have never tried before, but something you definitely have to toss on the grill as soon as you can!
6. Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus
If your mouth isn’t watering at the thought of this grilled bacon-wrapped asparagus recipe, it definitely will when you smell them cooking on the grill! It’s as simple of a recipe as it sounds! With just four ingredients, these tasty treats are easy to make and even easier to enjoy! Wrap 3-4 pieces of asparagus up with bacon, coat them in your olive oil mixture, toss them on the grill, and serve them as a tasty barbecue side dish or even as an appetizer!
7. Grilled Sweet Potatoes
If you are looking for a simple and healthy side dish to serve at your backyard barbecue, then these grilled sweet potatoes are perfect for you! Slice your sweet potatoes in 1/2 inch thick rounds, toss them around in your olive oil mixture, grill them for a few minutes, and serve them to your guests for a tasty summer treat!