Make Your Summer Delicious With 20 Foods You Never Knew You Could Grill

When you think of whipping up a meal on the grill, you probably think of hot dogs, maybe some corn on the cob, or marinated kebabs. Even though grills tend to favor foods that you could find at a state fair or barbecue restaurant, you can take desserts, fruits, and more to a new level using your grill. Check out the 20 ideas below and start charring things like peaches, ice cream, and beyond. You”re sure to cook up a meal your summer party guests will never forget.

1. Doughnuts


Those dips are mint julep and strawberry basil. Yes, please! Get the recipe here.

2. Salad


Grill whole stalks of lettuce and dress them with whatever you like.

3. Nachos


This unique dish is surprisingly easy to make.

4. Watermelon


If you prefer your watermelon a little more savory than sweet, this recipe is for you.

5. Ramen


This recipe flavors the ramen with teriyaki, but feel free to get creative with your flavors.

6. Mac-n-cheese


Grilling macaroni and cheese helps the pasta really soak up the cheese. Get the recipe here.

7. Biscuits


These are perfect if you like your bread crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside.

8. Avocados


Whether or not you stuff these with pico de gallo is up to you.

9. Berries


Add berries to a tin foil pocket with your favorite herbs and grill them up.

10. Ice cream

Ice cream

This delicious recipe proves you can put pretty much anything on the grill.

11. Pickles


This is an easy way to take pickles from simple to sophisticated.

12. Cake


Just when you thought cake couldn”t get any better, we found this recipe for you.

13. Blueberry muffins

Blueberry muffins

It”s barbecue for breakfast! Get the recipe here.

14. French toast

French toast

My favorite French toast recipes are always a little bit crispy.

15. Chili cheese french fries

Chili cheese french fries

Melt your cheese and keep your fries crispy with this epic recipe.

16. Grilled…baked potatoes

Grilled...baked potatoes

Cook potatoes and meats at the same time with this trick.

17. Pineapple


These are the perfect combination of sweet and savory.

18. Coleslaw


The secret to making grilled coleslaw is grilling the cabbage first.

19. Peaches


After these are cooked up, fill them with ice cream for a unique summer dessert.

20. Pie


The only hard part about this recipe is choosing which flavor of pie you”ll make.

My mouth is watering just looking at these pictures. I have a jar of dill pickles in my refrigerator right now that are just begging to be grilled up. Which of these ideas made you fire up the barbecue?

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