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Barbecue sides recipes

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

For more recipes to enjoy on a beautiful summer's day, check out our summer party food recipes, vegan summer recipes and budget barbecue recipes.

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  • Sesame sweet potatoes served on a platter

    Barbecue sesame sweet potatoes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.24 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 4.8 out of 5.24 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 4.8 out of 5.108 ratings

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

  • Chargrilled butter cabbage served on a decorative plate

    Chargrilled butter cabbage

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make this delicious chargrilled butter cabbage on the barbecue for an easy veggie side dish. It's full of flavour with lime, chilli and garlic.

  • Potato salad in bowl with spoon

    Classic potato salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.70 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

  • Braised butter beans & leeks in a small dish

    Braised butter beans & leeks

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Serve braised butter beans and leeks as a different side dish to a Sunday roast. They go beautifully with our roast chicken with dill and potatoes recipe.

  • A bowl of ribs coated in homemade barbecue sauce

    Barbecue sauce

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.77 ratings

    Learn how to make superb barbecue sauce and wow your garden party guests with our easy recipe – 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 5.8 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

  • Tzatziki with chips

    Easy tzatziki

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Enjoy tzatziki both as a dip or a sauce to go alongside barbecued meats. A small shop-bought tub is never enough, and it's so easy to make your own

  • 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

  • Fingers of toasted garlic bread

    Garlic bread

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.30 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 4.7 out of 5.3 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

  • Bang Bang cauliflower in a bowl

    Bang bang cauliflower

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 ratings

    Try a veggie twist on bang bang chicken, and replace the meat with cauliflower florets. With a crispy coating and a spicy sauce, it makes a great starter or side

  • Allotment salad in a bowl

    Allotment salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 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 3.8 out of 5.10 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

  • Sriracha & lime potato salad in a bowl

    Sriracha & lime potato salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Jazz up your usual summer potato salad with a spicy sriracha and zingy lime dressing. It’s a lively addition to any barbecue that's healthy to boot

  • Peach panzanella salad served in a bowl

    Peach panzanella

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 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

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