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Family barbecue recipes

46 Recipes

Discover the best BBC Good Food barbecue recipes for your family! From refreshing watermelon slushies to sticky chicken drumsticks, you won’t be disappointed.

Jewelled couscous

4.666665

(6 ratings)

Serve your grain with cucumber, apricot, peppers, olives and tomatoes then drizzle with lemon-infused oil for a mellow finish
  • 12 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Foil-wrapped baby potatoes

4.5

(2 ratings)

These tender miniature new potatoes with a charred barbecue flavour make a deliciously simple side dish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Barbecued chicken fajita skewers

4

(7 ratings)

Get the kids in the kitchen to prepare this easy BBQ chicken recipe, then assemble together with creamy guacamole on tortilla wraps
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Aussie burgers with the lot

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Stack your grilled beefburgers with cheese, bacon, pineapple, beetroot, tomato and lettuce - the Australian way
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Barbecue baked sweet potatoes

4.25

(4 ratings)

This veggie barbecue dish is effort-free - just pop the potatoes on the coals and wait til meltingly soft
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Carrot & sesame burgers

4.20588

(34 ratings)

Burgers are always a barbecue staple, and these sesame-scented ones can be dressed up or down
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Halloumi burgers

4.833335

(12 ratings)

These veggie halloumi burgers in brioche buns are perfect for the whole family. Serve as a quick and easy lunch - they're also great on camping holidays...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & chilli melts

4.72414

(29 ratings)

If you mix the filling ahead you can ask BBQ guests to help you cook these Mexican-style treats
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky jerk lamb kebabs

0

(0 ratings)

Leave the lamb to marinate for a few hours if you have time, to give these kebabs even more flavour. You can also use goat meat if you can get hold of it
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Tear-and-share cheese & garlic rolls

4

(4 ratings)

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 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Iced tea

3.25

(4 ratings)

Make up a jug of refreshing iced tea to serve on summer days. With a subtle tea flavour, oranges, lemons and mint, it's an excellent alcohol-free party drink...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Strawberry cheesecake Eton mess

4.5

(2 ratings)

Combine two mighty desserts – cheesecake and Eton mess – to make this indulgent summer treat packed with ginger biscuits, meringue, strawberries and cream...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Herby potato salad

4.8

(5 ratings)

Try this potato salad at a barbecue for a different take on a classic summer salad. This delicious recipe instead features basil, parsley and garlic
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Dairy-free slaw

5

(1 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
  • Vegetarian

Smoky aubergine & red pepper salad

4.5

(2 ratings)

Char aubergine and peppers until tender and juicy, then combine with salty, creamy feta for a summer salad that’s the perfect vegetarian option for a barbecue...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Barbecue sauce

4.302325

(43 ratings)

Learn how to make superb barbecue sauce and wow your barbie guests - it's incredibly moreish...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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