40 Easy Memorial Day Recipes | BBQ Menu Ideas

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21. Easy Roasted Beet and Pecan Salad

We absolutely adore this side dish featuring roasted beets and pecans. It’s also easy to make ahead, so you can spend more time hanging with your guests.

22. Green Bean and Tomato Salad

There’s nothing to hate about the combination of green beans and tomatoes. This salad is sure to be a refreshing side dish.

23. 15-Minute Zucchini Noodle Tomato Salad with Balsamic Dressing

This salad is not only healthy and delicious, but it’s super easy to whip together, too. You just need a few ingredients and 15 minutes, and you’ll have a hit of a side salad.

24. Simple Chickpea Salad with Tomato

Chickpeas aren’t just for hummus these days. This flavorful salad is perfect on the side of grilled meats.

25. Quinoa Salad Recipe

If you’re looking for a way to sneak vegetables into everyone’s diet, this salad is the way to do it.

26. 6-Ingredient Mexican-Style Quinoa Salad

This recipe could either be a side dish or a nice starter. It has everything you crave, plus some nutrition to boot.

27. 5-Ingredient Pesto Pasta Salad

Who could resist the flavors of pesto? It’s so nice that this recipe only has five ingredients, too!

28. Sesame Kale Salad with Ginger Soy Dressing

This is a great recipe to have in your back pocket. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s healthy.

29. Spaghetti Squash Pasta Salad

This low-carb pasta salad recipe is almost too good to be true. You won’t miss the actual pasta when you bite into perfectly seasoned spaghetti squash.

30. Grilled Shrimp and Radish Chopped Salad

If you’re looking for a main dish salad, this is the one. Toss some shrimp on the barbie and get ready for a flavorful and filling salad.

31. Grilled Zucchini Caprese

Don’t forget about the appetizer course! No one can resist the delicious Caprese flavors in these zucchini boats.

32. Grilled Corn on the Cob with Basil & Olive Oil

It’s not really a backyard barbecue without grilled corn on the cob. Simple and delicious!

33. Grilled Sweet Potato Steaks with Balsamic Glaze

Steaks don’t have to be a meat course. Go plant-based with these thick-cut sweet potato steaks.

34. Grilled Asparagus with Lemon and Parsley

A platter of this asparagus will be gone as soon as it hits the table. The acidic lemon flavors really balance out asparagus’ naturally “green” flavors.

35. Grilled Avocado & Peach Salad

If you’ve never grilled avocados, you’re missing out. Everyone will love this recipe.

36. Grilled Pork Chops with Asparagus and Pesto

When you’re in the mood for a big hunk of meat, opt for pork chops. They’re naturally lean but full of flavor.

37. Grilled Salmon & Asparagus With Grated Egg

Get your serving of omega-3 fatty acids with this tasty entree. It will be the star of the barbecue!

38. Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Entrée Salad

Barbecued shrimp are quick and easy – they only take about a minute a side. Perfect if it’s too hot to be manning the grill.

39. Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Skewers

Lean meat plus vegetables? Sign me up! Serve this up with a tasty dipping sauce.

40. Grilled Salmon Kebobs

Kebobs don’t have to be reserved for chicken and steak. We love fish skewers, too!

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