Fast & Fresh BBQ sides

For your next grilling party, prepare these delicious sides, ready in 30 minutes or less

Rosemary Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Salad

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Rosemary Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Salad

Salad is a BBQ side must, but why not make it more interesting with bacon and and a blue cheesey dressing?

Recipe:  Rosemary Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Salad

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Pomegranate Drizzle

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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Pomegranate Drizzle

When tomatoes are at their peak, make this super-simple salad and pair it with BBQ chicken and classic potato salad.

Recipe:  Heirloom Tomato Salad with Pomegranate Drizzle

Grilled Corn Poblano Salad with Chipotle Vinaigrette

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Grilled Corn Poblano Salad with Chipotle Vinaigrette

Pair this crowd-pleaser with grilled skirt steak and chili beans for a complete feast.

Recipe:  Grilled Corn Poblano Salad with Chipotle Vinaigrette

Cucumber Potato Salad

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Cucumber Potato Salad

We love tzatiki so much that it inspired us to create this fresh version of potato salad with lots of dill, red onion, and cucumber. This would be especially great served with grilled lamb.

Recipe:  Cucumber Potato Salad

Three-Cheese Garlic Bread

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Three-Cheese Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is a BBQ must and this super-cheesy version won’t disappoint.

Recipe:  Three-Cheese Garlic Bread

Garlic and Thyme Green Beans

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Garlic and Thyme Green Beans

With all the potato and pasta salads around, it is nice to have some fresh, green veg. We make green beans special with fresh thyme and garlic.

Recipe:  Garlic and Thyme Green Beans

Pinquito Beans

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Pinquito Beans

Bacon and enchilada sauce make these beans super flavorful—plus you use canned beans which makes them a snap to whip up.

Recipe:  Pinquito Beans

Cherry Tomato and Asparagus Salad

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Cherry Tomato and Asparagus Salad

A favorite among Sunset staffers, this recipe is sure to be a hit at your next BBQ.

Recipe:  Cherry Tomato and Asparagus Salad

Creamy Lime Slaw

Photo by Thomas J. Story; edited by Amy Machnak

Creamy Lime Slaw

This lighter version of coleslaw gets its creaminess from yogurt.

Recipe:  Creamy Lime Slaw

Spinach and Orzo Salad

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Spinach and Orzo Salad

Kalamata olives and sundried tomatoes make this pasta salad stand out from the store-bought stuff.

Recipe:  Spinach and Orzo Salad

Grilled Romaine with Guacamole Dressing

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Grilled Romaine with Guacamole Dressing

We love guacamole so much that we decided to turn it into a dressing to pair with grilled lettuces.

Recipe:  Grilled Romaine with Guacamole Dressing

Arugula Salad with White Nectarines and Mango Chutney Dressing

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Arugula Salad with White Nectarines and Mango Chutney Dressing

Pair this sweet, tart, and spicy salad with grilled salmon or trout for a perfect flavor match.

Recipe:  Arugula Salad with White Nectarines and Mango Chutney Dressing

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