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Barbecue sides recipes

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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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  • Charred spring onions

    Charred spring onions

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Vegan potato salad served in a decorative bowl

    Vegan potato salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Bread & butter pickles

    Bread & butter pickles

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Sweet & sour rainbow slaw

    Sweet & sour rainbow slaw

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Blue cheese sauce in a bowl

    Blue cheese sauce

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.16 ratings

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

  • Spicy spring onion salad

    Spicy spring onion salad

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Ssamjang

    Ssamjang

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

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

  • Charred sweetcorn salsa

    Charred sweetcorn salsa

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Mexican corn on the cob

    Mexican corn on the cob

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Sweet potato salad

    Sweet potato salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.17 ratings

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

  • Griddled aubergines with sesame dressing

    Griddled aubergines with sesame dressing

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Summer potato salad

    Summer potato salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Brioche buns

    Brioche buns

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.55 ratings

    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

  • Courgette & quinoa-stuffed peppers

    Courgette & quinoa-stuffed peppers

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.21 ratings

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

  • Roquefort & walnut rolls

    Roquefort & walnut rolls

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • Crunchy coleslaw

    Vegan coleslaw

    A star rating of 2.5 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Olive bread swirls

    Olive bread swirls

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.33 ratings

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

  • Cheese, chive & ham tear-and-share bread served on a board

    Cheese, chive & ham tear-and-share bread

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Bake this satisfying pull-apart loaf, stuffed with oozy cheese, mustard and ham. You can use any cheese you have in the fridge

  • Summer sautéed potatoes

    Summer sautéed potatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Lift your traditional roasties with lemon, bay, garlic and parsley for a versatile accompaniment with a crisp finish

  • Broad bean, pea & orzo salad

    Broad bean, pea & orzo salad

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.10 ratings

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

  • Mixed bean & wild rice salad

    Mixed bean & wild rice salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Caponata

    Caponata

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.16 ratings

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

  • New potato & tamarind salad

    New potato & tamarind salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.10 ratings

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

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