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Healthy BBQ side recipes

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

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  • Epic summer salad served in a large bowl

    Epic summer salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.80 ratings

    Perfect for BBQs and buffets, this is an assembly job of gorgeous ingredients – no cooking required. Serve it with lamb kebabs for an impressive summer feast

  • A bowl of herby potato salad

    Healthy potato salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Try this healthy potato salad at a barbecue for a different take on a classic summer salad. This delicious recipe instead features basil, parsley and garlic

  • Smoky corn & avocado salsa

    Smoky corn & avocado salsa

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 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

  • Butter bean, cucumber & radish salad

    Butter bean, cucumber & radish salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Crunch and freshness are the order of the day with this zesty, healthy side salad with pulses and herbs

  • Foil-wrapped baby potatoes

    Foil-wrapped baby potatoes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    These tender miniature new potatoes with a charred barbecue flavour make a deliciously simple side dish

  • A bowl of burnt aubergine raita

    Burnt aubergine raita

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Sweet mustard potato salad 2016

    Sweet mustard potato salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    This healthy potato salad is deliciously spiced and sweet, the perfect barbecue side to feed a crowd

  • Mixed grain & preserved lemon salad

    Mixed grain & preserved lemon salad

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    This herby, tangy side dish of quinoa and spelt makes a delicious addition to a dinner party menu

  • Easy BBQ beans

    Easy BBQ beans

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Quick, simple and packed with goodness, make these smoky barbecue beans in less than 30 minutes and serve as part of a pick-and-mix Mexican-style supper.

  • New potato & green bean salad

    New potato & green bean salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Try to use Jersey royals in this healthy take on a picnic classic then swap the mayo for honey mustard vinaigrette

  • 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

  • Roasted vegetables served in a dish

    Roasted vegetables

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.20 ratings

    Add feta and basil to roasted vegetables for a perfect summer side dish. The trick is to cut all the veg the same size so they cook in the same amount of time

  • 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

  • Iceberg with yogurt dressing

    Iceberg with yogurt dressing

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Classic iceberg lettuce makes for a crisp and chunky side salad - great for sharing round at a barbecue or buffet

  • Warm lemony courgette salad

    Warm lemony courgette salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.14 ratings

    A healthy, vibrant salad of shaved courgette, citrus and basil. Serve as a gluten-free starter or side dish

  • Hot pasta salad

    Hot pasta salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    This a good source of vitamin C and packed full of veg. Take some to work

  • Aubergine & pepper salad

    Aubergine & pepper salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    A bright platter of grilled Mediterranean vegetables is a fantastic accompaniment to grilled or barbecued meat

  • Summer fruit quinoa salad

    Summer fruit quinoa salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • Runner bean & fennel slaw

    Runner bean & fennel slaw

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    This light, healthy slaw, dressed with garlic, mustard and lemon, makes a great barbecue side dish

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