Sliced barbecued sweet potatoes on a plate

Barbecue sides recipes

48 Recipes

Salads, breads and sauces to set off your barbie.

19 ratings 4.6 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
7 ratings 4.1 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
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5 ratings 4.8 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
2 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
7 ratings 4.2 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
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
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this simple dairy-free veggie 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
5 ratings 4.8 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
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This incredibly easy and healthy side dish makes a delicious addition to a barbecue feast, with plenty of smoky flavour

17 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

These homemade sliced gherkins are addictively sweet and salty - make a batch and enjoy in burgers, salads, or with cold meats

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This fresh, light coleslaw has a tangy citrus dressing with celery, mustard and poppy seeds - a lovely light side for a BBQ spread

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This sharp side salad of spring and red onions finished with Korean chilli flakes and toasted sesame oil is perfect with barbecued dishes

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

This quick, tangy Korean sauce of soybean paste, chilli paste and mirin is perfect with bulgogi or any barbecued meat

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Griddle corn on the cobs then toss with lime juice, avocado and red onion for a sweet and smoky side dish

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Spice up barbecued sweetcorn with chilli, lime and lashings of melted butter

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
15 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple healthy salad of baked potato chunks makes a great alternative to mayonnaise-based versions

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Dress chargrilled aubergine with tahini, garlic, coriander and yoghurt for a versatile veggie side dish that you can cook on the hob or bbq

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

Make the most of Jersey Royals in this fresh and crunchy side with buttermilk dressing, radishes and cress

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Take just 5 ingredients and create this healthy Mediterranean-style vegetarian bake for a low-calorie, low-fat supper

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use your favourite cheese in these delicious rolls from Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood

50 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Give your side dish some lightness and crunch with thinly sliced radish, then dress with mustard and lemon

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
4 ratings 2.0 out of 5 star rating

Lighten up your meal with this healthy, Asian-influenced side dish

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
33 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These delicious savoury rolls make an excellent side dish for a lunch party

1 hr and 50 mins
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