15 Memorial Day BBQ and Summer Kick-Off Recipes

Fire up those grills, this weekend is the kick-off to the summer BBQ season. What better way to celebrate Memorial Day than to invite all your friends over for a grilled feast? Whether you like burgers or ribs or chicken or tofu or veggies, I’ve got all the recipes you need to please even the pickiest of eaters!  Keep reading to get your grill on…

  • Asian Chicken Burger With Sriracha Mayo 1 of 15
    This is a family favorite. My kid thinks it's a veggie burger and asks for them once a week.
    Make your own Asian chicken burger with sriracha mayo
  • Backyard Babyback Ribs With Molassas BBQ Mop 2 of 15
    There's nothing like BBQ ribs and this sauce will definitely be finger-licking good.
    Make your own backyard baby back ribs with molasses BBQ mop
  • Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed and Grilled Jalapeño Poppers 3 of 15
    Are you kidding me?! It's like every delicious food wrapped up into one. I have a feeling there will not be any leftovers here.
    Make your own bacon-wrapped stuffed and grilled jalapeno poppers
  • Jalapeño Cheddar Stuffed Burgers 4 of 15
    Give your burger a cheesy kick with jalapeño and cheddar.
    Make your own jalapeno cheddar stuffed burgers
  • Easy Coleslaw With Baby Back Ribs 5 of 15
    If figuring out how to get your grill to just the right temperature and tending to ribs for hours is not your thing, here's the recipe for you. These ribs are slow cooked in the oven, then finished off on the grill and guaranteed to fall off the bone.
    Make your own easy coleslaw with baby back ribs
  • Teriyaki Burger With Grilled Pineapple 6 of 15
    There's something about a big slice of grilled pineapple on a burger that begs to be eaten.
    Make your own teriyaki burger with grilled pineapple
  • Bloody Mary Grilled Steak 7 of 15
    Anybody want a man steak? This is a great hair of the dog recipe.
    Make your own bloody mary grilled steaks
  • Grilled Pork Burgers 8 of 15
    You will never want to go back to beef burgers once you've had the juicy and flavorful pork version.
    Make your own grilled pork burgers
  • Candace’s Simple Apricot Glazed BBQ Chicken 9 of 15
    A BBQ is not complete without a big plate of grilled chicken.
    Get the recipe for Candace's simple apricot glazed BBQ chicken at Stiletto Chef
  • BBQ Tri-Tip 10 of 15
    Try this west coast staple instead of brisket for a tender, flavorful cut of meat.
    Get the recipe for BBQ tri-tip at BBQ Geek
  • Grilled Tofu With Ratatouille Vegetables 11 of 15
    For the non-meat-eating barbecue lovers out there, this one is for you.
    Get the recipe for grilled tofu with ratatouille vegetables at My Recipes
  • Grilled Spicy Corn 12 of 15
    Corn is the must-have summer veggie and this recipe gives you a little spice with your sweet.
    Get the recipe for grilled spicy corn at Gourmet Recipe
  • Grilled Vegetable Kabobs 13 of 15
    These are gorgeous! Look at the variety of veggies and the herbs stuffed in between, never thought of doing this!
    Get the recipe for grilled vegetable kabobs at Holidash
  • Grilled Fish 14 of 15
    There are ten grilled fish recipes for any and all desires.
    Get the recipe for grilled fish at Taste of BBQ
  • Portobello Burger 15 of 15
    I could eat my screen trying to get to this and I'm more of a meat eater.
    Get the recipe for Portobello burger at Design Sponge

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