BBQ grill with sausages, burgers and tomatoes

BBQ Menus

Grab a rib, it's BBQ time!  A great BBQ menu must include meat, seafood and vegetable options. You must satisfy all your guests!  Other must-haves are chips and dips, potato salads, coleslaw and cool fruit and vegetable salads. 

Check out more backyard and outdoor BBQ menus.  

Down Home Elegant

The trout and steaks take a little time to prepare but the rest of the menu comes together in no time. Serve this delicious menu with strong beer, raspberry iced tea and red wine

Flatbread, French rolls, garlic bread

Grilled Prosciutto-Wrapped Trout with Mustard Dill Sauce

Fiery Grilled T-Bone Steaks

Super Easy Potatoes Au Gratin or Creole Potato Salad

Green Salad

Special Apple Crepes

BBQ Made Easy

Start with beer, iced tea, Easy Party Punch and easy appetizers.  End with a light and satisfying dessert

Tropical Fruit Kababs

Gyro Burgers
Serve in pita pockets with hummus, feta cheese and chopped tomatoes and cucumbers

Tortellini and Sautéed Vegetable Salad
Add cooked, seasoned shrimp and serve chilled

Fresh Corn, Avocado and Tomato Salad

Lazy Day BBQ Menu

No muss no fuss...super easy BBQ menu

Pineapple Sangria

Fresh Corn, Avocado and Tomato Salad

Sweet Pepper Stuffed Chicken Sandwich


Grilled Chicken Chili Quesadillas

Purchased Cookies, Ice Cream, Cake

Friendly Feast

This protein packed menu is balanced by plenty of veggies and fruit

Lime-Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Corn Guacamole
Grill or pan sear chicken breasts

Italian Sausage with Apple Slaw

Potato Salad with Tuna, Tomatoes and Peas
Serve alongside a butter lettuce, cucumber and radish salad

Coconut-Grilled Pineapple   

Indoor-Outdoor Fun

This menu can be cooked and served both indoors and outdoors. If you like, add a pasta salad or potato salad to round out this low-carb meal

Grilled or Broiled Round Steak with Beer BBQ Sauce

Mexican Chicken Legs
(grilled version)

Grilled Shrimp and Grapefruit Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Lemony Green Bean and Tomato Salad

Taking It to the Beach

This outdoor party menu is great for a picnic or beach party, easy to pack and go. Put the shrimp in plastic bags in a cooler with ice. Slice the avocados, tomatoes and strawberries just before serving.

Creole Boiled Shrimp On Ice with Horseradish Salsa

Deviled Eggs

Sliced Radishes and Crackers

Grilled Sausages with Mustard and Tortillas

Avocados and Tomato Slices with Blue Cheese Dressing

Green Bean and Olive Pasta Salad

Strawberries and Chantilly Cream

strip steaks on the grillStrip Steaks

Everybody's Favorites

Add a fresh green salad and juicy watermelon and pineapple slices to bring this one home. Serve with margaritas and flavored waters.

Avocado Spread
Serve with salsa or hummus and chips and crackers

Super Garlic Shrimp

New York Strip Steaks

BBQ Mexican Fried Chicken

Orzo Stuffed Peppers with Feta, Olives and Herbs

Luscious Lemon Tart
Lemon Meringue Pie

Southern Charm

This BBQ menu has a Southern slant so go with the flow and serve mint tea and pink lemonade

Tender-Crisp Vegetable Crudités and Creamy Garlic Dip

Easy Orange Cornbread Muffins

Chili Barbecued Chicken Recipe

New Orleans Shrimp Salad

Fresh beefsteak tomato slices with Remoulade Sauce (below)

Easiest Peach Cobbler Ever

Remoulade Sauce
Yields about 1 cup

1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons minced gherkins, not sweet
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon drained finely chopped capers
1 tablespoon finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
2 teaspoons finely chopped chives, shallots or sweet onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Freshly ground pepper

Mix all ingredients until well blended. Chill before serving

Light Surf and Turf

See these tips on preparing lobster tails. If lobster tails are out of the question
go for grilled trout or salmon. Serve with Mimosas or other champagne drinks

Lemon-Grilled Lobster Tails

Grilled Steak and Cheese Salad with Pink Mayonnaise

Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon and Green Onion

Grilled Corn

Flaming Tequila Mangoes

Lime Sorbet

Vegetarian Grill

Who says veggie lovers can't enjoy the great outdoors? This menu can be served as is or as accompaniments to grilled meats or seafood or just because it is sooooo good!

Watercress Salad with Grilled Red Onions and Cheddar

Creole Potato Salad

Lemon-Garlic Grilled Vegetables

Watermelon and Feta Salad

Holiday BBQ Menu

This easy surf and turf is classic burgers and chicken with a gourmet twist. Serve this fresh idea with lemonade, iced tea and Mimosas. Add whipped cream to the strawberry pie for a cool and creamy ending.

Crab Salad Lettuce Wraps

Lemony Green Bean and Tomato Salad

Garlic Ketchup Grilled Chicken

Hamburgers Au Poivre

Fresh Strawberry Pie


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