Ready to get out and grill, but not quite sure what you’re doing? Even as a novice, grilling should not scare you. To prove our point, we scoured the Internet and found quick and easy grilling recipes you can make no matter your diet.
Whether you’re Vegan or Pescatarian, Paleo or Whole 30, grilling is a great way to enjoy meals during the summertime. Peruse the recipes we gathered below, pick one to try, and go check out the grills we have stationed at the pool or in any courtyard here at Bowman Pointe. We hope you enjoy your summer!
BURGERS & BRATS
When you think of classic summer fare, does your mind go to hamburgers and hot dogs? They are some of the easiest foods to grill, especially when you have a great recipe. Here are a few ways you can enjoy hearty homemade versions of these summertime staples.
#1: Basic Burgers
For classic, melt-in-your-mouth burgers, try this easy recipe from Food Republic.
#2: Veggie Burgers
Serious Eats has this recipe for a black bean burger we think sounds savory and satisfying.
#3: Grilled Brats
You will forget all about hot dogs when you try grilling up these classic brats. The best part is the traditional Southern toppings that go along with it, recipes included! If you have never tried pimento cheese or Chow Chow, this is the way to do it.
SKEWERS & KEBABS
Stringing your favorite foods onto a skewer is an easy way to grill up a great meal. With the right marinade, herbs, and seasonings, it takes little effort to find a delicious combination. The easy grilling recipes we found for this category will knock your socks off!
#4: Fajita Chicken Kabobs
All the flavors you love in chicken fajitas from your favorite Mexican restaurant can be found in this recipe.
#5: Grilled Ratatouille Kebabs
Ratatouille is a classic French dish that can be difficult to do on your own. But, this recipe from The Kitchen makes it much more simple by using skewers. If you enjoy this combination of vegetables, you could do the same thing with whatever produce is in season, even in Spring.
#6: Garlic Lime Shrimp Pineapple Skewers
The title of this recipe alone is enough to make your mouth water. If you like a little spice, you will love trying this easy grilling recipe for dinner one night this week.
Next to skewers, foil packets are perhaps the most ingenious way to make amazing meals on a grill. By packing all the ingredients together, the flavors get a chance to dance together without spewing all over a hot grate. You can even make individual packets to divvy up portions, making this grilling technique the perfect way to cook for a crowd or meal prep for yourself.
#7: Foil Packet Nachos
Yes, you read that correctly. Foil. Packet. Nachos. This recipe can change your life. Just add your favorite toppings to chips and you have yourself an easy snack.
#8: Lemony Garlic Butter Salmon
The sauce for this salmon dish coats a layer of green beans underneath the fish while your packet cooks on the grill. Sounds delicious!
#9: Barbecue Chicken Foil Packets
This wouldn’t be a round-up of easy grilling recipes if we forgot to include barbecue. All you do is coat some chicken breasts in your favorite barbecue sauce and add in some summertime vegetables to enjoy this dish.
Pizza? On a grill? Yes, it’s a thing and it’s really easy to do. Get ready to try it!
#10: Grilled Pizzas
Delish posted this gallery of grilled pizza recipes so you can find your favorite and try it tonight. The first slide explains the basics on grilling the crust, followed by 17 recipes with an amazing array of flavor combinations.
There’s a sausage pizza, veggie supreme pizza, shrimp scampi pizza, and more. They even included dessert pizza recipes! See Slide #16 for grilled fruit with ricotta or #18 for s’mores.
Now, it’s time to get grilling! You can find all these recipes on our Pinterest board. Feel free to re-pin them to your own boards and try them out this summer. If you post your photos to social media, help us see your creations by using #BowmanPointeLiving.