Cookouts That Dazzle

Every dish here cooks up with 8 ingredients or less. From juicy steak with fresh corn relish to chili-rubbed drumsticks, these easy and delicious recipes for the grill are impossible to resist.


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Fruit-and-Fire Flat Iron Steaks

    A six-ingredient marinade gives these steaks a touch of heat. Grilled chunks of pineapple, nectarine, and plum temper the spice.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Marinate  12 hrs 
Grill   20 mins 
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Tomato and Grilled Veggie Stack

    For a summer sandwich they'll love, layer grilled eggplant and yellow sweet peppers with juicy tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, and thinly sliced prosciutto.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Grill   8 mins 
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Barbecued Salmon with Fresh Nectarine Salsa

    Salmon on the grill is a summertime favorite and this easy recipe makes it even better. Our fresh fruit salsa balances the spice of the barbecue sauce beautifully.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   17 mins 
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Grilled Chicken and Creamy Corn

    This supper is ideal for weeknight suppers on the patio. Our simple-to-make creamy corn makes a hearty side dish. Basil brightens it up.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Chops and Pineapple with Chili Slaw

    Chile powder adds a touch of heat to these grilled pork chops. For a refreshing side dish, we've tossed cabbage, onion, and sweet pepper in a five-ingredient dressing.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Barbecue-Sauced Burgers

    For a special twist on classic burgers, combine ground beef with horseradish mustard, salt, and pepper.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   6 mins 
Grill   14 mins  to  18 mins 
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Tenderloin with Grilled Corn Relish

    A rich and creamy corn relish and bacon add juiciness to this lean cut of meat.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Grill   28 mins 
Stand   4 mins 
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Spicy Grilled Shrimp

    To make these fuss-free skewers, simply marinate shrimp in oil and Cajun seasoning before grilling. Warm orange marmalade makes a delicious (and super simple) topper.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Marinate  1 hr 
Grill   7 mins 
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Ginger Peach Glazed Chicken

    A savory-sweet glaze of peach preserves, vinegar, and horseradish puts a special spin on grilled chicken thighs. Serve it with a side of grilled veggies.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Grill   50 mins  to 1 hr 
Microwave  30 seconds to 1 minute
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Caramelized Onion Pizza

    These fuss-free pizzas take on a smoky flavor when cooked on the grill; pita bread makes a simple base, while your favorite veggies customize each pie.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Cook   10 mins 
Grill   1 min  to  5 mins 
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Summer Pork Chops with Corn-Mango Salsa

    A simple-to-make spice blend adds a touch of heat to grilled pork chops; a fresh topping featuring grilled corn, mango, sweet pepper, and mint tempers the spice.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   40 mins 
Marinate  12 hrs 
Grill   14 mins 
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Soy-Lime Scallops with Leeks

    Melted butter and black sesame seeds coat grilled scallops flavored with a simple three-ingredient rub.

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Chili-Rubbed Drumsticks

    A simple five-ingredient rub gives turkey drumsticks a fiery kick. The quick and easy dish requires just 5 minutes of prep time.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   5 mins  to 1 hr 
Cook  2 hrs 30 mins Smoke
Grill  2 hrs 30 mins 
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Brats with Mango Relish

    A savory-sweet topping of grilled mango, onion, jerk seasoning, salt, and pepper takes classic brats to the next level.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Thai-Spiced Chicken Kabobs

    An easy-to-make blend of sweet-and-sour sauce, fresh basil, Thai seasoning, and garlic gives chicken unbeatable flavor. Serve it with juicy grilled pineapple and hot rice.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Grill   13 mins  to  15 mins 
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Grilled Pork & Pineapple

    This simple supper is ready in less than 20 minutes; combine plain yogurt and orange marmalade for a quick and delicious sauce.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   18 mins 
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Bunless Burger

    A mixture of grilled red sweet pepper and Parmesan cheese fills these hearty burgers made from ground beef and sausage.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Grill   18 mins 
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Sausage-Fruit Kabobs

    For a winning warm-weather supper, brush slices of zucchini, apple, and sausage with our simple-to-make honey mustard glaze before grilling.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Chipotle Steak and Tomatoes

    Grilled steak is flavored with an easy salt-and-pepper rub; juicy tomatoes, creamy avocado, and red onion complete the dish.

Makes: 4 servings
Grill   10 mins 
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Grilled Salmon with Garden Mayonnaise

    A garden-fresh mixture of celery, green onion, tarragon, lemon juice, and mayonnaise tops this simple salmon grill. Serve it with fresh grilled asparagus.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   10 mins 
Grill   8 mins  to  12 mins 
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Pita, Cheese, and Veggie Grill

    For a simple supper, fill pita bread with grilled veggies and warm feta cheese. A honey-and-Italian-dressing spread jazzes it up.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Grilled Shrimp and Romaine

    Seasoned with olive oil and kosher salt, this grilled shrimp is simple and delicious. Serve it with garden-fresh lettuce.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Grill   7 mins  to  12 mins 
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Flank Steak with Chunky Ketchup

    Ideal for a simple supper or a casual patio party, this delicious flank steak is flavored with a chunky tomato marinade and served alongside buttermilk mashed potatoes.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Marinate  6 hrs  to 24 hrs 
Grill   23 mins 
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Sesame-Ginger Barbecued Chicken

    This Asian-inspired chicken takes just 25 minutes to make -- and it's full of flavor, thanks to a marinade of plum and hoisin sauces, ginger, and garlic.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   10 mins 
Grill   12 mins 
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Smoked Pepper Halibut

    For a Mexican-inspired dish they'll love, marinate halibut in our easy-to-make spicy red pepper sauce. Serve it with your favorite veggies and rice.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Marinate   30 mins 
Grill   8 mins 
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Portobello Burgers

    This portobello mushroom is packed with flavor, thanks to a four-ingredient marinade. Layer them with melted cheese, roasted red pepper, and fresh basil on ciabatta rolls for a simple supper you'll love.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Spice-Rubbed Salmon

    For a simple way to flavor salmon, try our five-spice rub. Grilled cabbage, combined with juicy oranges and crisp carrots, makes a great side.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Grilled Steaks with Gorgonzola Butter

    A decadent topping of Gorgonzola, cream cheese, and crushed nuts (added just after the meat comes off the grill) dresses up classic grilled steak.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Grill   16 mins 
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Jamaican Pork with Melon

    Roasted peanut oil and Jamaican jerk seasoning add a punch of tropical flavor to pork and melon skewers.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Grill   18 mins 
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Chuckwagon Goat Cheese Burgers with Onion Jam

    Goat cheese and homemade onion jam take juicy beef burgers to the next level.

Makes: 6 servings
Serving size: 6 burgers
Prep   45 mins 
Grill   18 mins 
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Steak & Potato Kabobs

    Pantry-ready oil-and-vinegar dressing, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder add up to a simple marinade for steak kabobs. Complete the meal with new potatoes and sweet peppers.

Makes: 4 servings
Serving size: Makes 8 kabobs
Prep   20 mins 
Marinate  4 hrs 
Grill   12 mins 
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Red Snapper and Vegetables

    For moist and flavorful fish, cook it in grill packets (available at most grocery stores). Here, pesto-seasoned halibut is grilled with precooked potatoes and fresh veggies.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Cook   5 mins 
Grill   20 mins 
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Chimichurri Chicken

    A five-ingredient Chimichurri sauce adds pizzazz to simple grilled chicken. Serve it with fresh green beans.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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