The weather is warming up and you’re itching to remove the covers off the barbeque and invite your friends and family over. These delicious salads will make a wonderful addition to your feast!
Whether you have a true-blue smoker, fandangle barbeque grilling machine or a portable barbeque unit, barbeque season is all about bringing people together over a meal. For the real die-hard barbeque lovers out there, no doubt you’ve already planned the next cut of meat you want to try and perhaps you’ve even started to concoct your very own rub.
Conversations will range from the marbling in the wagyu to how lean an eye fillet can be and it is nothing but joy for meat lovers. Let’s not forget those sausages, lamb chops, brisket, chicken wings and well, geez… where do I stop?
No barbeque however is ever complete without some salads. You always need some vegetables to help balance the meat heavy lunch or dinner. This compilation of delicious salads will give you some great ideas and a wide enough variety of flavours to suit all your friends and family.
From the quintessential potato salad right through to refreshing ruby red grapefruit, you’ll no doubt find something you’ll like. Enjoy the summer!
Delectably sweet with a shot of zing, Prawn and Avocado Salad with Golden Kiwi is a delicious salad for barbeques!
The honey sweetness of golden kiwi paired with fresh prawns; buttery avocados tossed together with tangy red shallot vinaigrette creates contrast but a delectable balance.
As far as a good salad recipe goes, nothing quite beats the wholesome combination of a hearty pasta and spiced roasted butternut pumpkin. Can’t have a barbeque without a delicious pasta salad that’s for sure!
Who doesn’t love a good seafood salad for a barbeque? This Asian inspired Baby Cuttlefish Salad is paired with the crunch of the green papaya, pungent fish sauce and tamed by aromatic palm sugar.
Surely sweet potato and salty semi-cured Spanish sausage would be considered a pairing to die for!
This Chorizo Salad is further completed by the freshness of baby spinach leaves and more natural sweetness from roasted red onions. No dressing needed for this delicious salad for barbeques. It speaks for itself!
Our Summer Strawberry Salad is perfect for outdoor barbeques and a stunner to serve at Christmas celebrations as well. The sweetness of strawberries matched with creamy bocconcini and drizzled with tangy aged balsamic vinegar is a match made in heaven.
A special occasion, be it a milestone or festive celebration, deserves a salad that will impress your guests.
This Beetroot Cured Salmon Salad is spectacular, not to mention delectable and oh so perfect for barbeques! Go ahead, spoil your family and friends!
Can’t have a barbeque without a potato salad.
Pan fried potatoes mingled with tangy marinated artichokes and crispy maple glazed pancetta, all tossed together with a tangy creme fraiche dressing. This is comfort food heaven.
Prawn salads and barbeques go hand in hand!
Succulent prawns marinated in a punchy gin and lime marinade and balanced by the creamy gem avocados, ruby grapefruit, peppery radishes and fresh lamb’s lettuce. This Prawn Salad recipe is calling for you all summer long!
No ordinary tomato salad. This one is runway ready. Celebrating sweet tomatoes layered with heavenly burrata, this is a super easy light salad to prepare. This Quick Tomato Salad is perfect for outdoor entertaining and barbeques.
The sun is out and the weather is warm and balmy. Time to bring out the barbeque!
Sweet juicy watermelon and zesty ruby grapefruit paired with warm olive oil toasted sourdough, this is our twist on the classic Panzanella salad that tastes fantastic at your next barbeque.
No regular pale gluggy potato salad here. Delicious, sweet roasted potatoes and New Zealand yams amped up with a touch of sophisticated flavour through a zippy salty anchovy dressing. A great addition to summer barbeques or winter roasts.
Jalapeno chilli peppers are the perfect way to spice up your life! It certainly did so with this Spicy Green Salad as it elevated it to the next level. Too hot? Let the avocado fan cool you down!
A deliciously colourful salad with roasted heirloom carrots and red onions layered on top of a bed of chewy pearl couscous, fresh mint and chopped almonds. A salad that is a delicious companion for all your barbeque efforts!
Easy and delightful. Who doesn’t like that? Our Asparagus and Hot Smoked Salmon Salad is quick and simple to whip up. The delicious lemony, herby and silky parsley egg dressing will take the dish to another level. Don’t you think this is a delicious salad for your barbeque?
More Salad Collections
Here’s a fantastic array of other salad collections that just might take your fancy:
Easy Salad Dressing Recipes
Salad dressings are incredibly easy to make in the comfort of your own home. This way you can control the ingredients to suit your palate and you can make the exact portion you need for that one meal. Check out our collection!
Salad Ingredient Pairings
Here are some ingredient pairing ideas if you wish to create your own salad recipe:
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