It’s summertime and time to start grilling all your favorite foods! Grilling’s easy and when it’s too hot inside to run the oven, and you want a quick cleanup, the grill is the way to go. There are so many versatile uses for the grill and so many quick and easy weeknight dinners you can make. Weeknights are busy, so quick is a must, and you don’t have to sacrifice flavor for it! Read More »
Jerk chicken is a sweet and spicy Caribbean dish. This is a recipe you can mix up ahead of time and let the chicken marinate, and then when you’re ready to cook, it takes less than half an hour on the grill. Pair this with rice and fresh pineapple for a filling, refreshing summer meal.
Shrimp boils are a delicious Southern meal, but all that boiling can sure heat up the house! This grilled kabob take on it is so simple and yet it’s just as delicious! Kabobs do take a little time to thread, but they can be prepped in advance. They have a super short cooking time of less than ten minutes. Best of all, you’ve got meat, potatoes, and corn all on one stick, so no need to make anything else!
What is summer without grilled hamburgers? There are so many ways to customize burgers, but I think we can all agree that bacon is one of the best toppings out there. Patties take no time to form and they grill in under ten minutes. Serve with chips or fries and all the toppings!
It is so easy for me to forget just how amazing and easy grilled chicken breasts are. When I make them, I’m surprised every time. I love this recipe because of all of the colors in the meal. It does make a photo-worthy dinner! This recipe provides a good variety for your menu when you really want summer salads but want to switch them up.
Pork tenderloin can go a long way and is a great meal to prepare when you have guests coming for dinner. It also grills incredibly well and much faster than you’d expect. A quick rub helps this grilled pork tenderloin have a thin, crispy crust. You can make this a complete meal with baked potatoes and easy grilled vegetables.
Flank steak is thin, so it’s easy and really fast to grill. Depending on desired doneness, it takes ten minutes or less. The tzakziki sauce you make for these gyros is delightfully refreshing with the Greek yogurt, cucumbers, dill, and lemon in it. I love these fast meals that each member of the family can compile themselves, so I can cook the meat and serve it with chips and call it a day.
I avoid cooking fish indoors at all costs. It may be delicious, but the lingering smell is not my favorite thing. Mahi mani grills in about four or five minutes on each side, making it a really quick dinner. Tropical fruit salsa with mango, papaya, pineapple, mint, and other spices is an excellent, refreshing treat to top your fish with.
It’s just not summer yet without yummy grilled barbecued chicken! If you need cuts that cook faster, this recipe includes a great guide for making that decision. I love how this recipe walks you through grilling on direct and indirect heat in case you haven’t used this method before. This will result in the juiciest, most delicious barbecued chicken. Barbecue chicken pairs well with baked beans and fresh veggies.
If you haven’t grilled pizza before, it’s easier than you’d imagine, and you’re going to have to try it! For a really fast weeknight dinner, you can use store-bought pizza crust. With personal sized crusts, each family member can even choose their own toppings and assemble their pizzas pretty quickly.
Take your tacos to the next level with that unique grilled flavor and all the delicious spice that sriracha brings to it. The slaw can be made ahead of time, and the shrimp cooks in about five minutes. To really bring this recipe to life, you can throw your tortillas on the grill for just a moment to warm them up. Yum!
Here’s another quick and easy recipe for grilled fish. Fish has so many health benefits, and I really think grilling it is the absolute best way to eat it. The addition of arugula, beans, onions, and capers really round out this meal with lots of protein and important nutrients, so not only is it quick, but it’s also really healthy.
Flank steak is so tender when grilled with a few seasonings for a very short amount of time. This recipe calls for you to throw corn, tomatoes, and zucchini on the grill for a just a few minutes, and then serve it all together on a platter. This is perfect, because I love any dinner that leaves me with virtually no dishes to wash afterwards!
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