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Healthy BBQ side recipes

56 Recipes

Accompany your barbecue with a light and healthy range of delicious sides. Choose from fresh salads, potato dishes, grilled vegetables, beans, dips and more.

Herby potato salad

0

(0 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

Smoky corn & avocado salsa

5

(4 ratings)

Char some peppers and use them in this light and crunchy side dish to serve with meat or fish- it's great with barbecued food
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Burnt aubergine raita

5

(3 ratings)

Make this aubergine raita as a side dish for a summer barbecue. With yogurt, spring onions and mint, it's a refreshing accompaniment to meat dishes...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet mustard potato salad

5

(1 rating)

This healthy potato salad is deliciously spiced and sweet, the perfect barbecue side to feed a crowd
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy spring onion salad

0

(0 ratings)

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

Foil-wrapped baby potatoes

3.75

(1 rating)

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

Easy BBQ beans

4

(3 ratings)

Quick, simple and packed with goodness, try these beans as part of a pick-and-mix Mexican supper
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Barbecued plantains

5

(2 ratings)

Cook perfect plantains by wrapping them in foil and barbecuing them. This Latin American relative of the banana is delicious in sweet and savoury dishes.
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

New potato & green bean salad

4.5

(2 ratings)

Try to use Jersey royals in this healthy take on a picnic classic then swap the mayo for honey mustard vinaigrette
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Charred sweetcorn salsa

5

(1 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

Charred spring onions

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(0 ratings)

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

Iceberg with yogurt dressing

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(0 ratings)

Classic iceberg lettuce makes for a crisp and chunky side salad - great for sharing round at a barbecue or buffet
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Coleslaw with tahini yogurt dressing

3.75

(1 rating)

This light coleslaw swaps mayonnaise for yogurt and tahini paste to make a low fat, super healthy side dish - perfect for a BBQ
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Warm lemony courgette salad

4.166665

(6 ratings)

A healthy, vibrant salad of shaved courgette, citrus and basil. Serve as a gluten-free starter or side dish
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Hot pasta salad

3.8

(5 ratings)

This a good source of vitamin C and packed full of veg. Take some to work
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Aubergine & pepper salad

3.583335

(3 ratings)

A bright platter of grilled Mediterranean vegetables is a fantastic accompaniment to grilled or barbecued meat
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Summer fruit quinoa salad

3.75

(1 rating)

Jazz up this good-for-you grain with some stone fruits like apricots, peaches and nectarines- add a little mint and parsley for colour and flavour
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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