Today is the first day of summer. If you’re anything like us, you are already daydreaming of days spent on the beach, on the lake or near (or in) the pool, as well as nights spent patio-lounging with your friends. Yet nothing says summer like a good old-fashioned barbecue. These casual, fun and often shoes-and-shirt-optional outdoor events are typically filled with ice cold beverages and piping hot grilled goodies—whether it’s burgers, hot dogs or fancier fare, like skewers and steaks. The key to a good summer barbecue is as much about the company you keep, as it is about the grilled goodies you serve. If you want to turn your barbecue bonanzas up a notch at home, it’s time to start collecting recipes that can please the diverse palates of your guests.
To start your summer barbecue schedule off on the right note, we’ve collected a few of our favorite summer grilling recipes that are sure to please every palate. Whether it’s grilled veggies, salmon or fruit, these dishes will make you toast of the barbecue circuit.
Fajita Chicken Kebabs
If you live in California, then odds are you’re a fan of fajitas. So, why not put a Mexi twist on the kebab? This juicy, flavorful skewer recipe from Well Plated is the perfect solution. Pair it with the grilled summer veggies from above, and you’ll have the ultimate healthy BBQ recipe to share with your buds all summer long.