16 May 2014 by

Bored Of Burgers? Here Are 10 More Exciting Things To Stick On Your Barbecue Instead


1. Swap bread rolls for brioche

Try [a target="_blank" href="http://www.marksandspencer.com/c/food-and-wine">M&S Food[/a] for a big range.

2. Swap lettuce for kale

Try this recipe from blog [a target="_blank" href="http://www.hipandhealthy.co.uk/ultimate-kale-salad-recipe/">Hip And Healthy[/a]

3. Swap ‘meh’ salad toppings for toasted almonds

Try this recipe from blog [a target="_blank" href="http://fivehearthome.com/2013/10/23/mixed-greens-salad-with-mandarins-toasted-almonds-sesame-ginger-vinaigrette/">Five Heart Home[/a]

4. Posh ketchup does wonders to posh up supermarket sausages

Try this recipe from blog [a target="_blank" href="http://expatgourmet.wordpress.com/2011/07/08/a-week-of-tomatoes-home-made-ketchup/">Expat Gourmet[/a]

5. Ditch the veggie burger for barbecued tofu

Try this recipe from blog [a target="_blank" href="http://www.thepurplepumpkinblog.co.uk/2013/08/ginger-chilli-soy-barbecued-tofu.html">The Purple Pumpkin[/a]

6. Or if you don’t like tofu, try tempeh (like tofu, but tastier)

Try this recipe from [a target="_blank" href="http://www.greatbritishchefs.com/community/barbecued-tempah-vegetarian-recipe">Great British Chefs[/a]

7. Ditch the marinade for a rub - that way you won’t have to be organized the night before to soak the meat!)

Try this recipe from [a target="_blank" href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/chile_spice_rub.html">Eating Well[/a]

8. Swap rice for a quinoa salad

Try this recipe from blog [a target="_blank" href="http://www.lavenderandlovage.com/2013/08/thrifty-organic-meal-planner-for-august-hamburgers-peaches-and-mediterranean-vegetable-recipes.html">Lavender And Lovage[/a]

9. Swap mayo potato salad for salt and vinegar chips

Try this recipe from [a target="_blank" href="http://www.101cookbooks.com/archives/grilled-salt-vinegar-potatoes-recipe.html">101 Cookbooks[/a]

10. Swap chicken kebabs – for fruit!

Try this recipe from [a target="_blank" href="http://www.yumsugar.com/Grilled-Fruit-Recipe-2016403">Yum Sugar[/a]

So the weather is going to be nice this weekend - woohoo! Time to bring out the flip flops! Time to bare our legs! Time to whip out a gallon or two of Pimms! And, of course, it's time to get out in the garden/backyard/balcony/park, invite friends over and fire up the barbie. Whether you have a full on profesh barbie or something less flashy, food tastes better grilled under the sun. But what do you do if you want to break out of the same old sausage and burger/veggie burger rut? Well help is at hand. Here we have gathered together some delicious BBQ food swaps that will perk up your al fresco lunch in a flash. Click through the gallery above and enjoy!



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