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.

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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
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Make a vegan version of a classic potato salad using vegan mayonnaise. It’s the perfect accompaniment to a barbecue, picnic or salads in the summer

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
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7 ratings 4.9 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
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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
16 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Pack a flavour punch with our cheese sauce made with stilton. Enjoy with meats or try on salads for a real kick

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

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 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
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
16 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
54 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

We show you how to master this soft bread enriched with eggs and milk. Serve split and filled with barbecued meat, burgers or pulled pork

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

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
5 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
More effort
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Bake this satisfying pull-apart loaf, stuffed with oozy cheese, mustard and ham. You can use any cheese you have in the fridge

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
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Lift your traditional roasties with lemon, bay, garlic and parsley for a versatile accompaniment with a crisp finish

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Serve rice-like pasta grains with peas and beans, basil and a soured cream and Parmesan dressing

18 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Reach into your storecupboard for pulses and sweetcorn to form the base for this simple side with hot, sweet dressing

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

A quintessentially Sicilian veggie dish of aubergines, tomatoes, raisins, capers and pine nuts - serve with toasted ciabatta

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Tamarind is commonly used to flavour potatoes in India, and makes this low-fat salad authentic and punchy

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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