Are you in a grilling rut? Feeling chained to your kitchen? Don't let this hot and humid weather cramp your cooking style! It's time to spice things up with these 6 innovative recipes that are perfect for summer. The fact that they're easy and healthy will just be our little secret!
Isn't this Grilled Turkey Burger with Cheddar and Smoky Aioli making your mouth water just looking at it?! This Moroccan-inspired recipe is featured on Epicurious. Remember that the meat and aioli can be prepared ahead of time and you can always use pre-ground cumin and coriander seeds or a Moroccan spice blend if you want to shave off some prep time.
Portobello burgers are a delicious alternative for dinner... but you haven't tasted one like this before! The Portobello & Peach Burger recipe from Green Kitchen Stories is delicious, satisfying, and surprising light. After you try the avocado and peach combination, you won't go back to the tired cheese and ketchup combination!
This Grilled Salmon with Cilantro-Pecan Pesto from Food & Wine has a fun Mexican-inspired twist: the pesto is made with tasty cilantro instead of traditional basil. It really brightens the dish while keeping it light and fresh! For a complete meal, throw some carrots and fingerling potatoes on the grill with the salmon and season with the remaining pesto. Delicious!
This spicy Curry-Lime Pork Kebabs grilling recipe from Country Living is delicious, unique, and only takes about half an hour to whip up. It's the perfect change of pace for a summertime poolside party, especially if you're sick of boring old hamburgers and hot dogs! We recommend adding more colorful veggies like peppers and tomatoes to round out the dish.
If you're into fresh food fast, you will love this next recipe from Bon Apetit is just the ticket. Grilled Halloumi with Watermelon and Basil-Mint Oil is a tasty play on sweet and savory that is sure to impress whoever is coming for dinner. You can easily substitute another hard cheese like feta or queso blanco if the halloumi is difficult to find.
After a delicious grilled dinner, we like to keep things light with grilled fruit. These Grilled Fruit tips from Wellness Made Natural are the perfect way to end a meal!
What are your favorite summertime grilling recipes? Have you tried any of the recipes listed above? Tell us what you think in the comments section below!