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.

12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Four ingredients and ten minutes is all you need to make this stunningly simple Med-style green salad

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Roast cauliflower with cumin and caraway then serve with healthy chickpeas and herbs in this Middle Eastern-style salad

50 mins
Easy
Vegan
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71 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Get the kids cooking with this simple coleslaw - they'll be keen to eat it if they've helped out

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
54 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A Middle Eastern-style meze bowl with healthy grains, parsley, mint and coriander

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
11 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Homemade ketchup is a great way to use up excess tomatoes from the garden

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make corn on the cobs extra special with a slathering of butter mixed with comté cheese, herbs and chilli, cooked on the barbecue. A lovely summer side dish

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
16 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This light summery salad makes the perfect side to beefburgers or spare ribs

10 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Give jacket potatoes a new lease of life with this simple side dish, great with a summer roast

2 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

John Torode serves his corn on the cob with plenty of melted Mexican 'ancho' chilli and coriander butter

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Making your own chips and dips allows you to keep things healthy and will really impress

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Stir fresh tomato salsa into your cooked basmati to create John Torode's fresh South American side

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A colourful and quick side salad of mixed tomatoes with sweet honey mustard dressing

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Shred some carrots, peppers and onions, skip the mayo and mix with Asian flavours for a healthy coleslaw

15 mins
Easy
95 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This goes with so many family dishes, such as chilli con carne, soups, salads and barbecues

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A little pancetta goes a long way in this vibrant, summer side dish

15 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If you want to make this more substantial, you could serve some prosciutto or Serrano ham with it

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Skip the mayo and go for an Italian-style olive oil dressing for warm new potatoes. Jazz them up with basil, Parmesan and sundried tomatoes

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple vegetarian side dish can be served with meat, fish and veggie mains alike

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This classic South American herb sauce balances a rich steak perfectly, but it works with lots of other grilled foods too

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A mayonnaise-based Brazilian dip with coriander, jalapeños, spring onions, garlic and cumin. Blitz it up and serve on a barbecue spread

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

This Brazilian salsa finished with sweet paprika makes a great accompaniment for grilled meat and fish

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this easy salad as a side dish to summer barbecues. Parsley, shallot and capers make it more than an average salad and it pairs well with cooked meats

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This simple condiment is great with hot dogs, burgers and salad

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A fresh, easy-to-prepare snack

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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