11 Mouthwatering BBQ Recipes To Kick Off Summer

Firing up the grill for a BBQ is a great summer tradition that most people wait all year for. If you're looking to have another great grilling season, you've got to try these 11 BBQ recipes, but just make sure to grill up enough for the entire family, because everyone will want to sample each delicious dish!

1. Slow-Cooked BBQ Pork

Are you a big fan of meat and love a good barbecue? Then this layered pork recipe is just for you! With just a few simple steps, this hearty meal is as easy as 1, 2, 3 and the cooking method gets the meat so tender that it will literally melt in your mouth. And best of all, this BBQ dish can be enjoyed anytime of year, thanks to the Dutch oven! Get the recipe for the Slow-Cooked BBQ Pork.

Slow-Cooked BBQ Pork

2. Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Cordon Bleu

Summer is almost here and that means it's time to fire up the grill! Make the most out of BBQ season with a spit-roasted meat dish cooked directly on the grill – you'll love this innovative cooking hack that uses oranges to seal in the skewer, thus giving your chicken cordon bleu a nice citrus note. Get the recipe for the Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Cordon Bleu.

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Cordon Bleu

3. Grilled Salmon & Pineapple

The combo of salmon, pineapple, and a delicious teriyaki marinade all grilled on a wood plank make this dish a knockout that you absolutely have to try. The wood imparts a smoky flavor to the fish, while the pineapple ensures that it stays moist and adds a bunch of tropical flavor in the process! Get the recipe for the Grilled Salmon & Pineapple.

4. BBQ Bacon Pie

If you like a savory, hearty meal but also don't want to skip out on pie, then this is the recipe for you. This wonderful meat pie made with bacon and ground beef will thrill all the meat lovers at your BBQ, while also giving those sick of hot dogs and hamburgers something new to rave about! Get the recipe for the BBQ Bacon Pie

5. Homemade BBQ Skewers

BBQ skewers really are a wonderful thing. In one easy push, you've got meat, veggies, and fruit on your plate, all grilled to perfection. The preparation can sometimes be tricky, but with our recipe, you'll find the only challenge with this dish will be sharing them with everyone else! Get the recipe for the Homemade BBQ Skewers.

6. Cheesy Potato Pork Chops

Some of the favorites at any cookout are going to be pork, potatoes, and cheese, but instead of loading up your plate with a ton of different side dishes, why not combine them into one tasty meal that you'll never forget? That's exactly what you'll get with this smoky dish that you can make directly on a grilling plank! Get the recipe for the Cheesy Potato Pork Chops.

7. Thai Grilled Chicken

Chicken is a very popular dish in Thai cuisine, and whether it's spicy, sweet, or sour, the possibilities are endless. But no matter how you like it, you can't forget the most important component – lemongrass! So go ahead and try this grilled chicken recipe and you'll feel just like you're on a summer vacation in Thailand. Get the recipe for the Thai Grilled Chicken.

8. Cheesy BBQ Smoked Meatloaf

Barbecuing is a great way to prepare delicious food while you get some fresh air in the great outdoors. But instead of the classics like hot dogs, hamburgers, shish kabobs, and steak, why not opt for a dish that's different in both taste and prep? All you need is a grilling plank, ground beef, mini cheese wheels, a few choice spices, and some good ol' American whiskey to whip up a family favorite that tastes even better grilled! Get the recipe for the Cheesy BBQ Smoked Meatloaf

9. XXL Bacon & Sausage Omelet

If you're a meat lover, you're going to go crazy for today's very special recipe. Featuring juicy sausages, mouth-watering bacon and melted cheese, our XXL dish packs a punch in every way imaginable and is super easy to make. Yup, this truly is an egg-ceptional dish! Get the recipe for the XXL Bacon & Sausage Omelet

10. Beer Can Burgers

Though it might sound weird to stick a beer can in a burger, you'll soon see it's a stroke of genius! The can creates space for a spicy, creamy filling that means these burgers leave all others in the dust. From the smoky bacon on the outside to the melted cheese and pepper in the middle, these burgers not only look great, they taste great too! Anyone able to resist these temptations will definitely be missing out on the BBQ hit of the summer. Get the recipe for the Beer Can Burgers

11. Grilled Bacon Corn On The Cob

This recipe takes some grill party staples and combines them in a very unique way. Cheese and bacon are definitely a good idea, but the teriyaki sauce is the real crowning touch that gives these creations their unique mouthwatering appeal. So husk that corn and grab some bacon, because we're about to make your new favorite side! Get the recipe for the Grilled Bacon Corn On The Cob

Summertime is BBQ time, and your family is sure to have a great summer with these delicious recipes. Any of these 11 are sure to please, but be careful; you'll probably have to make each one more than once!


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