Sliced barbecued sweet potatoes on a plate

Barbecue sides recipes

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

23 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegan
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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71 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
54 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
72 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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.

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star 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

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

37 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

22 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star 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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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