Karla Walsh

8 Great Grilling Recipes for Memorial Day

8 Great Grilling Recipes for Memorial Day

The unofficial launch of summer is finally upon us, or as we like to call it: grilling season! A whopping 80 percent of American households now own a grill, according to a 2013 report from the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, and we’re betting that you’re itching to fire it up this weekend. From burgers to dogs, pizza to panini, here are eight unique ways to put that charcoal or gas cooktop to good use this Memorial Day and beyond.

Grilled Steak Pasta Salad

Grilled Steak Pasta Salad

Beef up traditional pasta salad with grilled and sliced flank steak. Serve as a filling side or satisfying main dish for your picnic or potluck. Make a double batch of the cumin and cayenne dressing to use as a dipper with sliced carrots, celery, cucumber and more.

 

 

 

 

Dogs with Avocado and Chips

Dogs with Avocado and Chips

Kids will appreciate a basic grilled beef hot dog, while adults can scoop on buttery avocado and top with crushed potato chips. Why wait for the ballpark to enjoy a hot dog when you can score a flavor home run in you own backyard?

 

 

 

 

 

Barbecue Sauced Burgers

Barbecue-Sauced Burgers

No summer celebration is complete without a juicy beef burger. Spice things up by mixing horseradish mustard right into the patties! If you prefer a white meat option, try our chicken or turkey burgers will also be a hit.

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet and Spicy Smoked Ribs

Sweet and Spicy Smoked Ribs

Grilling low and slow makes these pork ribs fall-off-the-bone tender. They take just 15 minutes to prepare, then set ‘em and forget ‘em until it’s time to party!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open-Faced Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Rosemary White Beans

Open-Faced Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Rosemary White Beans

Grilling goes gourmet! Don’t forget to offer a vegetarian option, like these hearty stuffed mushrooms. They offer a double dose of grilled flavor: you toss the mushrooms and filling veggies onto the grates.

 

 

 

 

Barbecued Salmon with Fresh Nectarine Salsa

Barbecue Salmon with Fresh Nectarine Salsa

Summer fruits and pecans complement the slightly sweet barbecue sauce that coats these flaky salmon fillets. Try grilling the nectarines for even more smoky flavor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pesto Grilled Pizza with Sausage and Peppers

Pesto Grilled Pizza with Sausage and Peppers

For an interactive experience, allow guests to shape their own crusts, toss them on the barbecue and add their must-have meats, vegetables, cheeses and more. Just don’t skip a spoonful of pesto—you won’t regret the herb addition! Snag a jar of premade pesto at the supermarket or make your own at home with this freezer-friendly recipe.

 

 

 

 

Chocolate Panini

Chocolate Panini

Because grilling is about way more than just meat…keep the fire going for a toasty dessert! If you think chocolate is good straight from the box or bar, your mind will be blown when you try it sandwiched between two sliced of crusty bread!

 

 

 

 

 

Barbecue bonus! See how to make finger-licking good grilled chicken

2 Responses to “8 Great Grilling Recipes for Memorial Day”

  • Tereasa says:

    own my own radio station

  • Allen says:

    not when they truly dont care about our survival which they dont it could be bullshit but when it does transpire it will probably be somthing similar to this . NO warning at all, thats why all the significant governments from the planet are already establishing underground bunkers which in all probability want function anyway

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Back to Top