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12 Things You Never Knew You Could BBQ That Will Blow Your Mind

by Tolani Shoneye Published on 29 May 2015

Next time you get the barbie out, think outside of the bun, and jazz up your BBQ menu. From grilled cake to ceasar salad, here are 12 things you can BBQ that definitely need to try.

Burgers, step on out of the way...

Grilled Cake

Yes that's right you can BBQ a cake. This taste so much better than it sounds. Grilled cake results in a thin toasty outer layer on the outside while leaving it soft and warm on the inside.

Try this recipe.

Grilled Peas

Just toss them in some olive oil and salt, and pop them on the BBQ. Grill them until they are lightly charred on the outside and steamy soft on the inside.YUM!

Here's the full recipe.

Grilled Avocado

Grill an avocado, add your favourite toppings, and finish things off with a burst of lemon juice and some dried chilli flakes. The perfect summer lunch.

Try this recipe.

Grilled Mangos

Grilling mangos is one of our favourite ways to enjoy the fruit as it caramelises the sugars, highlighting the fruits natural sweetness. Pair with spicy jalapeños and a drizzle of olive oil.

Full recipe here.

Grilled Pizza

Taking pizza to a whole new level. Making pizza on the BBQ means that the cheese melts evenly and quickly, and you get the perfect charring.

Try this recipe.

BBQ Bacon Pineapples

Just like mangos, putting pineapples on the grill caramelises the fruit. And because we all know bacon makes everything better, why not wrap some bacon around pineapple. It's so good.

Here's the recipe.

Grilled Doughnuts

You thought doughnuts were good, try grilled doughnuts. This is literally heaven on earth.

Here's how its done.

Grilled Watermelon

Grilling watermelon brings out a smokey and savory quality, that's so delicious. Just top it off with a little salt and a squeeze of lime.

Full recipe here.

Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

Grilled desserts are the way to go. This grilled shortcake has a lovely sweet, fruity flavour. The caramelised strawberries really ups the flavour level

Here's the recipe.

Grilled Caesar Salad

Switch things up a little and grill your caesar salad.

Full recipe here.

Grilled Olives

Because everything taste better grilled, and olives are no exception. Pop a handful on the BBQ you get smoky, complex flavors, with minimal effort.

Full recipe here.

Will you be trying any of these? Tweet us @sofeminineUK!

This article was written by Tolani Shoneye. Follow her on @tolly_t

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