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Summer Recipes: Cookout Edition

Summer Recipes: Cookout Edition

Turn the Heat Up with 5 Summer Cookout Recipe Ideas

Summer cookouts are for catching up with friends, getting closer with your neighbors, and making memories all summer long. All that you need is fresh ingredients, great company and a few high-quality pieces of cookware and grillware.

We may not be able to supply the ingredients or the guests, but we can help you with the cookware, grillware, and of course all the cooking inspiration you need this summer.

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1. French Onion Burgers Recipe

A classic burger will always be a hit at your summer cookouts. Besides hot dogs and corn on the cob, burgers may honestly be one of the easiest and most simple grilled foods to make with little to no effort. 

From time to time, we all crave a little more flavor and want to challenge our grilling and cooking skills. Take your classic grilled burger to the next level with this mouthwatering French Onion Burger recipe. You won't regret it!

Learn how to make this dish and many more cookout favorites created by Jess of @playswellwithbutter below.

2. Black Bean Fritters with Quinoa Recipe

These vegetarian fritters are the perfect recipe to serve this summer at any cookout. Made with black beans, quinoa, spinach, cheese, and corn, they are a great, fresh vegetarian option when it comes to grilled dishes. Enjoy the fritters by themselves with ranch, aioli, or your favorite dipping sauce. You can also put them on a bun with all your favorite burger toppings. 

Find this recipe and so many more created by Kaileigh of @supermomeats by clicking the button below.

3. Stuffed Grilled Zucchini Recipe

A summertime classic vegetable is the famous Zucchini. If you have your own garden at home, you must try growing a few. If your space isn't great for gardening, we are sure you have a neighbor nearby who has a surplus and is eager to hand over a few zucchini for a neighborhood cookout.

You can use this veggie to bake zucchini bread, add into a stir-fry, or make a summertime squash risotto. But we have another idea for you today! Slice, smother and stuff these zucchini for an iconic and eye-catching cookout side dish. Serve this Stuffed Grilled Zucchini with pork chops, fish or any of your favorite grilling classics.

4. Jalapeno Popper Mexican Street Corn Recipe

Salted & buttered corn on the cob is an elite side dish to any summer meal, but have you tried Street Corn yet? This recipe is for  Jalapeno Popper Mexican Street Corn is a simple way to make your usual side dish taste like it was made by a professional chef. It comes with a bit of a kick so you better like some heat if you're planning to try this style.

With only 3 simple steps, we are confident you'll nail this dish and have all of your guests asking for more!

5. Grilled Chicken Breasts with Lemon & Garlic Recipe

When you think of a summertime cookout, what do you think of? Burgers, hot dogs, and SKEWERS! (Of course an ice cold drink too, right?) 

Other than the ease of your entire meal being all on one skewer, they are super customizable. Between all the meats, veggies, and seafood in the world, the variety is truly expansive and there's always another mix of ingredients to try together.

In this recipe, it's just chicken. You may be thinking it's bland and boring, but the flavor in this Lemon Garlic Chicken Skewers recipe is astonishing. Let us remind you too, you can customize this recipe and add your favorite veggies or other meats for extra flavor and texture.

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