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Barbecue sides recipes

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Accompany your barbecue with a lovely selection of sides. Serve up a spread of fresh salads, potato dishes, sharing breads and punchy sauces.

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  • Sesame sweet potatoes served on a platter

    Barbecue sesame sweet potatoes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.23 ratings

    Serve these glazed sweet potatoes as a side dish at a barbecue, or turn them into a summer salad by tossing through handfuls of rocket or watercress

  • Classic homemade slaw in a bowl

    Classic homemade coleslaw

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.15 ratings

    Forget shop-bought versions and make a homemade slaw. It's an ideal side dish for barbecues or to serve with burgers, salads, sandwiches and more

  • Epic summer salad served in a large bowl

    Epic summer salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.81 ratings

    Perfect for BBQs and buffets, this is an assembly job of gorgeous ingredients – no cooking required. Serve it with lamb kebabs for an impressive summer feast

  • Potato salad in bowl with spoon

    Classic potato salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.55 ratings

    Our classic potato salad recipe is the perfect barbecue side dish, great for picnic spreads or paired with roast leftovers. Try our easy, versatile recipe

  • Barbecue sauce

    Barbecue sauce

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.72 ratings

    Learn how to make superb barbecue sauce and wow your barbie guests – it's incredibly moreish

  • A plate of griddled vegetables including tomatoes, courgettes, peppers and aubergine

    Griddled vegetables with melting aubergines

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Pack all five of your 5-a-day into one healthy vegan dish. Flavoured with garlic, lemon and herbs, it's delicious griddled on the hob or cooked on the barbecue

  • Coleslaw in bowl

    Classic coleslaw

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.23 ratings

    Make an easy classic coleslaw base then tailor it to your tastes. Apple and cheese work well, plus fennel, celeriac, raisins, spring onions or fresh herbs

  • Garlic bread toasts

    Garlic bread toasts

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.26 ratings

    Make this classic side dish with a crispy crust and buttery, garlicky centre. Our cheesy garlic bread toasts are delicious served with lasagne, soups and plenty more.

  • Chilli-butter barbecued corn in tray

    Barbecued corn on the cob

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Use our easy method for barbecued corn on the cob and upgrade this classic barbecue staple with our simple, brush-on chilli butter flavouring

  • Charred hispi cabbage with hazelnut chilli butter served on a plate

    Charred hispi cabbage with hazelnut chilli butter

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Fire up the barbecue (or use the oven) and get into the latest food trend, charred veg. This charred hispi cabbage with hazelnut chilli butter is a great side dish

  • Allotment salad in a bowl

    Allotment salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Make the most of new season's asparagus and radishes in a vibrant salad with a French-style dressing. Great for a barbecue

  • Lime, chilli & feta butter served on potatoes and sweetcorn

    Lime, chilli & feta butter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Transform BBQ sides with this flavour-packed butter. With a zesty, salty and spicy punch, it's perfect melted over hot corn on the cob or boiled new potatoes

  • BBQ chorizo potato salad served in a serving dish

    BBQ chorizo potato salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.8 ratings

    Spruce up homemade potato salad with chorizo in this flavour-packed side dish that's a perfect accompaniment to a summer barbecue – great for serving a crowd

  • Six soured cream & chive jacket potatoes on a platter

    Soured cream & chive jacket potatoes

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Try these baked potatoes for lunch, supper or as a side dish at a barbecue. You can turn any leftovers into a potato salad and even the skins can be baked again for a snack

  • Tear-and-share cheese & garlic rolls served in a dish

    Tear-and-share cheese & garlic rolls

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.10 ratings

    Enjoy this cheesy garlic tear-and-share bread at a family dinner. It's perfect for feeding a crowd at a barbecue, or as a side dish to a hearty casserole

  • Curried rice & egg salad served in a wooden bowl

    Curried rice & egg salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy this lightly spiced rice and egg salad as a side dish at a summer barbecue or picnic. Top with toasted almonds, grated carrots and sliced cucumbers

  • Peach panzanella salad served in a bowl

    Peach panzanella

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Pair this salad with barbecued chicken as part of a summer menu. Made with peaches, mozzarella and a lemon and caper dressing, it's also great on its own

  • Next level potato salad served on a plate

    Next level potato salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    Take the humble potato salad to the next level with our ultimate version of this ever-versatile side dish. It's perfect for picnics, barbecues and more

  • Butter-basted BBQ cabbage served on a plate

    Butter-basted BBQ cabbage

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Burn cabbage on a barbecue to add flavour while cooking the middle. It should be near-black when done, but don’t worry – you won’t eat the charred leaves

  • Charred aubergines with white beans & salsa verde served on a plate

    Charred aubergines with white beans & salsa verde

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve these charred aubergines with white beans and salsa verde topping as a veggie option at a barbecue. The aubergines char and blister beautifully

  • Classic burger sauce in a small bowl

    Classic burger sauce

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 ratings

    Recreate a classic burger sauce reminiscent of American diners with our easy version made with mayo, ketchup, American mustard and cornichons

  • slaw in bowl with napkin

    Easy vegan slaw

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make this simple dairy-free vegan slaw that's perfect for barbecues and summer picnics. Put it together in minutes and shake with our mustardy dressing

  • Two bowls filled with chipotle corn salad

    Chipotle corn salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Excite your tastebuds with a salad combining sweetcorn, cherry tomatoes, macadamia nuts and avocado with a kick of chipotle chilli. Ideal for a barbecue

  • Cheesy corn on the cob

    Cheesy corn on the cob

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    An ideal accompaniment to a barbecued steak, these cheesy, buttery corn cobs are lightly charred and sprinkled with Parmesan (or a veggie alternative)

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