Monday, April 27, 2015

10 fresh side dishes for your Memorial Day cookout

Grilled corn on the cob.
Grilled corn on the cob.

Start grilling season off right this Memorial Day with some new and creative side dishes to highlight that perfectly grilled meat.

Here are 10 new spins on BBQ side dishes that you’re sure to love.

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Why not take your potato salad up a notch (or three) with extra toppings, like in this Loaded Baked Potato Salad?

Mojito Fruit Salad

Don't just drink your mojitos this Memorial Day, eat them too! This Mojito Fruit Salad combines mint and lime to make a salad just as refreshing as your favorite cocktail.

Grill Bread

Don't forget the bread! Meat and vegetables aren't the only thing that can benefit from an open flame. This Grill Bread is convincing evidence that everything is better grilled.

Mexican Cole Slaw

Cole slaw gets a warm weather makeover with cilantro, lime, and hot sauce in this tasty Mexican Cole Slaw.

Grilled Corn Salad

If you're not a fan of corn on the cob, try using your corn to make this colorful and flavorful Grilled Corn Salad.

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Grilled vegetables are irresistible in this Mediterranean Pasta Salad with feta and lemon.

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Grilled Pineapple 4

Grilling pineapple turns that acidic edge into a candy-like sweetness. Top this brown sugar and cinnamon Grilled Pineapple with a scoop of ice cream for the perfect Memorial Day desert.

Lemony Couscous Salad

This Lemony Couscous Salad is light and fresh, which is what you'll need after a long hot day of grilling.

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Beth Moncel
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