5 Must Have BBQ Sides

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Find a little something for everyone! Here are 5 must have BBQ sides that are perfect for a BBQ party with friends and family.

Potato Salad

Potato salad is a summer entertaining staple – add to your BBQ for an easy way to please a crowd. From quick and easy to more exciting ideas with punchy dressings, there are plenty of potato salad recipes online to choose from for your BBQ. Alternatively, if you can’t seem to find time or are just not cut out for the kitchen, you can simply opt for BBQ catering options like Sunday Roast’s Potato Salad that can feed up to 10 pax at just $4.85/pax!

Rainbow Coleslaw

Ready in just under 20 minutes, coleslaw is an easy BBQ side dish. Natural yogurt and a tiny splash of cream add richness to this coleslaw dressing without too much fat, while raisins give natural sweetness.

Baby Potatoes Wrapped in Bacon

Check out baby potatoes wrapped in crispy bacon with a punchy, creamy harissa soft cheese dip. This simple bite-size potato skewers makes an easy BBQ side dish to serve at your next summer BBQ party.

Green Salads

Does green salads sound like just another basic BBQ side? We urge you to rethink about that. With tons of green salad options out there, you just need to look for THE ONE that resonates with you and your BBQ guests. Try making a butternut salad! It’s a quick and easy vegan salad to serve as part of a summer BBQ party spread. It’s under 300 calories so is a good recipe for a lighter side and the crunchy textures marry nicely with BBQ’s meat.

Cabbage Kimchi

Looking for a punchy summer side dish for the BBQ? This spicy pickled mixture containing cabbage and onions, seasoned with garlic, horseradish, red peppers, and ginger might just be your answer. While corn on the cob and fries might be most people’s go-to BBQ side dish, it’s often the most unusual recipes that grab the attention and limelight. Cabbage kimchi gives it a whole new dimension of flavour – it goes sour and vinegary, to smokey and caramelised. This makes it perfect for matching with almost any kind of meat. The best part is that it only takes a few minutes!