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5 Superb Salads to Serve with a Barbecue

by Lottie Huckle

published on 25 May 2016

Planning a barbecue? Make sure your feast is complete with one of our superb salad recipes. From a dramatically charred vegetable dish to a crowd-pleasing Greek favourite, we’ve got a salad recipe for everyone. And if you’re looking for even more barbecue inspiration, check out our 3 Cracking BBQ Recipes to Try This Weekend

Freekeh Salad

Freekeh Salad

Freekeh, which is similar to couscous and bulgar, is very popular in the Middle East and North Africa. So if your barbecue is going to be full of Middle Eastern flavours, make this salad a staple side dish. 

Big Fat Greek Salad with Jassy’s Fried Feta

Big Fat Greek Salad with Jassy’s Fried Feta

by Rachel de Thample
from FIVE

We love a classic Greek salad. You could enjoy this recipe from FIVE as a simple supper, but we love it alongside a barbecue, too. The pairing of rich, lightly charred meat with salty feta and sweet tomatoes is quite irresistible! 

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Salad of Chilli and Honey Peaches, Leaves and Pecans

Salad of Chilli and Honey Peaches, Leaves and Pecans

by Levi Roots

This recipe from Grill it with Levi is one of our favourite barbecue sides. Laden with sweet, grilled peaches, nutty pecans and punchy watercress, it makes the perfect starter or side dish. And as it’s screaming of summer, it’s the perfect dish to celebrate the sunshine. 

Heritage Tomatoes Salad

Heritage Tomatoes Salad

by Amelia Freer

This fresh and healthy salad from Cook, Nourish, Glow: Step Into Summer is a vibrant celebration of seasonal tomatoes. Served up alongside deliciously smokey grilled meats and veggies, we can’t get enough of it. 

Last-minute grilled salad

Last-minute grilled salad

by Neil Rankin

This dramatic and delicious recipe from Low and Slow can be customised to whatever seasonal veg is available to you. So fire up the barbecue and get creative with your veggies!

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