Top 6 BBQ Side Dishes to Relish this Season

Barbeque has been popular in the world since a very long time. The braised meat with a smoky flavor is a favorite among people in U.S during weekend meets or picnics and today the popularity has reached every corner round the world. It is very important to cook the meat in the right way to get the best taste; however the side dishes cannot be forgotten and out to be complementing the meat perfectly.

The smoky spice rubbed brisket can be savored along with the refreshing coleslaw. The side dishes offer variety of experiences to your taste buds ranging from crunchy, tangy, spicy, sweet and salty and many more to balance the heavy main dish and make your dining experience tempting and relishing. Finger foods make great side dishes because they are portable, easy to make and easy to eat. Here are some options for BBQ side dishes –

Deviled Eggs

deviled eggs

In this recipe the eggs are boiled and then the yolk is blended with Djon mustard, mayonnaise, paprika, salt and other ingredients of your choice. While serving this mashed yolk is scooped back to the white portion, garnished and served.

Baked Beans

baked beansThis classic side dish is a staple for barbeque lovers. The barbeque sauce, molasses, brown sugar renders a sweetness to it while tomatoes make it tangy. Onions, garlic, pepper, dry mustard gives it a spicy twist. You can also add meat to it, thereby adding another flavor to this dish.

Watermelon Rind Pickles

This sweet and sour pickle stands in sharp contrast to the smoky barbequed meat. The cloves and cinnamon adds an aroma and spicy flavor to it.

Cheesy Corn Casserole

The cheese, milk and butter adds to smoothness to this dish. You can also add bacon to it for that extra twist. This dish would soothe your palate as a side dish for the spicy barbequed meat.

Farmer’s Salad

This special salad originates from Kansas and the star ingredient is the pickled beetroot. For a health conscious person this salad is a delight as it has the beautiful red cherry tomatoes, cabbage and other vegetables of your choice. The mint, parsley and basil add to the aromatic freshness of the dish while the honey and mustard combination gives a spicy sweet twist. The bread, potatoes and eggs gives it a feel of different textures.

Red Cabbage Slaw

red cabbage slaw

This dish is very handy as it can be whisked in just minutes. The raw cabbage provides with all the nutritional benefits. The lemon juice and the orange juice in the dish add a sourness and fresh smell to this dish while the brown sugar creates the perfect balance in the taste. You can also add pepper and cilantro to make it spicier and aromatic.