If you’re the type of family who gathers around the grill to celebrate Memorial Day weekend, you likely have some tried-and-true grilling favorites you make every year. Sure, hamburgers, hot dogs, and grilled chicken are quick and easy dinners that are perfect after a day spent in the sun, but you can also switch up the summer classics with unique grilling recipes and ideas that introduce healthy vegetables, flavorful spices, and creative toppings. So, whether you’re planning a backyard party or picnic to kick off grilling season, or you’re just looking for a summer dinner idea that doesn’t take too much time or effort to whip up for the whole fam, we’ve gathered the best grilling recipes sure to satisfy any crowd.
Before you choose a recipe and make a trip to the grocery store for the ingredients, it’s probably a good idea to dust off the grill and get it ready for summer. If you don’t have a grill yet, or you’re in the market for a new one, check out our list of the best charcoal grills for every budget and skill level — from first-time grillers to expert grill masters.
The best part of grilling a meal (besides eating it!) is that you can enjoy the warm weather with your family while you wait for dinner to be ready. Here are 100 easy grilling recipe ideas to try out this summer and make it one your stomach will definitely remember.