It’s time to fire up the grill! You’ve got your go-to mains: Think grilled chicken, perfectly cooked steak, or marinated shrimp — your pick. But if you’re in a rut with your BBQ salads, look no further for the ultimate cookout classics to jazz up your family’s next barbecue moment. Even your kids will devour these tasty, comforting sides.
Try pasta and potato salads with a little extra flavor, or mix it up with something different (hello, charred cabbage coleslaw!). Any of these hearty salads are ideal for your summer menu, whether or not you are pairing with a delicious protein (on the hunt for a vegetarian recipe? you’ll love these veggie salads too!). No matter what summer produce you love, you’ll enjoy cooking all of these easy summer side dishes. Trust us, you’ll be lucky if you have any leftovers.