15 side dishes that will take your barbecue eats to the next level
Recipes by: Billy Parisi
'Tis the season to grill and sizzle! Barbecue season is amongst us and life could not be any better. Here are a couple non-traditional side dish recipes by Billy Parisis that will leave your guests in complete awe of your culinary skills.
1) VINEGAR BASED COLESLAW
If you are looking for a ridiculously easy recipe for slaw, look not further. Get the recipe here.
2) ASIAN GRILLED VEGETABLES
For when you want to grill some veggies with a unique twist! Get the recipe here.
3) MEXICAN CORN ELOTE
Just when you thought corn on the cob couldn't get any better. Get the recipe here.
4) PARMESAN TRUFFLE FRIES
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Fries you don't need ketchup for. Get the recipe here.
5) JALAPEÑO CORNBREAD
Sign us up for jalapeño anything. Get the recipe here.
6) OVEN ROASTED GARLIC GREEN BEANS WITH LEMON
These green beans make for awesome leftovers! Chill and cut them up for a chopped salad the next day. Get the recipe here.
7) ROTISSERIE CHICKEN MACARONI AND CHEESE RECIPE
Is there anything more comforting than mac-n-cheese? Get the recipe here.
8) BAKED BEANS WITH BACON AND MOLASSES
A perfect blend of savory and sweet with a touch of saltiness from the bacon. Get the recipe here.
9) CHERRY TOMATO CONFIT
These little guys are bursting with delicious slow roasted tomato flavor. Get the recipe here.
10) GRILLED POTATO SALAD WITH MUSTARD DRESSING
This recipe uniquely changes the simple fundamentals of a classic. Get the recipe here.
11) GARLIC AND PARMESAN ROASTED RED POTATOES
Few ingredients, amazing flavor. Get the recipe here.
12) MEDITERRANEAN VEGETABLE AND BEAN SALAD
If you want to step this recipe up even more, try adding some cherry tomatoes, olives, capicola or salami. Get the recipe here.
13) LEMON ASPARAGUS RECIPE WITH PROSCIUTTO
It doesn't get any more 'balanced' than this people; fiber-filled asparagus wrapped with bacon-y goodness. Get the recipe here.
14) SWEET POTATO FRIES RECIPE WITH SRIRACHA MAYONNAISE
This works well with this Umami Grilled Turkey Burger Recipe, or any other burger really. Get the recipe here.
15) CHIVE AND HORSERADISH MASHED RED POTATOES
God bless America... and these mashed potatoes. Get the recipe here.
More recipes by Billy Parisi:
Lemon Blueberry Crostada
Fire Roasted Salmon with Tomato Garlic Sauce
Spanish Quinoa Salad