Mouthwatering Grilled Main Dishes

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Grilled Lamb Chops

Giada marinates lamb chops in a paste of garlic, rosemary, thyme and cayenne before grilling.

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Grilled Everything Pizza

Top a crispy grilled crust with fresh mozzarella and charred onions, tomatoes, mushrooms and fennel. Plus, get step-by-step instructions for the perfect grilled crust.

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Buttermilk Pork Chops with Corn Relish    

Pierce both sides of pork chops a few times with a paring knife so that they'll get fully coated with a buttermilk and brown sugar brine. You can cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours or make these the day before and let them sit overnight.

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Rack-o-Ribs Hero

This is a reimagining of those fast-food rib sandwiches — but when you make one yourself with excellent ingredients, it's even better than your drive-thru memories.

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Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Romaine Marmalade and Watercress

Start this dish the night before serving by sprinkling the steak with olive oil, salt and pepper then wrapping lightly and placing in the refrigerator for 12 hours.

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Matambre with Chimichurri Sauce

This rolled flank steak, stuffed with piquant fillings and topped with garlicky chimichurri, is inspired by Argentinian matambre, which is usually fashioned from a cut of mature veal. It's no wonder that its name translates to "hunger killer." How could a great steak be more hearty than this one filled up with goodies?

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Beer-Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

Marinate your meat in layers so that every bite gets packed with flavor.

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Flat Iron Steak with Red Wine Sauce

Giada serves these elegant steaks with a tomato and red wine sauce.

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Bobby's Pizza With NY Strip, Blue Cheese and Balsamic Glaze

Try making pizza on the grill starting with Bobby's steak version, layered with flavor upon flavor.

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Grilled Pork Chops

Combine the Neelys' wet and dry seasonings to make flavorful pork chops on the grill.

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Grilled Lamb Sandwiches

For a great summer grill-out sandwich Guy starts with marinated lamb meat and layers on flavorful toppings.

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Grilled Steak and Zucchini

This easy weeknight dinner features grilled steak and zucchini plus herb oil and lemon juice dressed potatoes. 

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Bobby's Tips for Perfect Steak

Bobby Flay knows a thing or two about grilling, and he's passing his 10 best tips for perfect steak, every time, along to you.

Get the Recipe: Perfectly Grilled Steak

Flank Steak with Salsa Verde

Slather slices of budget-friendly flank steak and summer-ripe tomatoes with our parsley-and-scallion salsa verde.

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Grilled Meats and Vegetables Over Saffron Orzo

Giada grills chicken and shrimp along with summer vegetables and serves them over saffron orzo.

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Easy Grilled Pork Chops

A quick marinade of honey, oil, vinegar, cumin and red pepper flakes coats pork chops as they rest in a re-sealable plastic bag. After an hour, remove and grill for just seven minutes.

Get the Recipe: Easy Grilled Pork Chops

Swineapple

Before they even taste this salty-sweet mashup, your guests will be circling the grill thanks to the irresistible aroma of slow-cooking bacon and pineapple. The barbecue pork ribs tucked inside become tender as they braise in their own juices. Served sliced across the middle, the swineapple is a sight to behold.

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Marinated Grilled Flank Steak with BLT Smashed Potatoes

Make Rachael's juicy flank steak on the grill, then serve it with bacon, leek and tomato mashed potatoes.

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Pizza With Grilled Sausage, Peppers and Onions

Grilling pizza crust gives it a deliciously crisp exterior. Bobby tops his grilled pie with smoky sausage, peppers and onions, as well as creamy oregano-spiked ricotta.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Pizza with Hot Sausage, Grilled Peppers and Onions and Oregano Ricotta

Bobby's Spice-Rubbed Grilled Chicken

Raid your spice cabinet to make Bobby's flavorful chicken breasts. The spice rub and pepper-vinegar sauce take everyday chicken breasts to delicious new heights.

Get the Recipe: Sixteen-Spice-Rubbed Chicken Breast with Black Pepper Vinegar Sauce and Green Onion Slaw

London Broil With Onion Marmalade

Serve this juicy whole London broil steak with grilled bread, arugula and sweet onion jam. It's the perfect centerpiece for an outdoor lunch or a casual dinner buffet.

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Rib Eye Steak with Onion Blue Cheese Sauce

Ree Drummond smothers her grilled rib eye with a creamy blue cheese sauce.

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Giada's Balsamic BBQ Chicken

Homemade barbecue sauce flavored with balsamic vinegar makes Giada's chicken special enough for a party. Brush the chicken with the barbecue sauce just before taking it off the grill to prevent burning.

Get the Recipe: Chicken or Steak with Balsamic BBQ Sauce

Rosemary-Mustard Pork With Peaches

Sweet peaches are the perfect partner to this grilled pork tenderloin, crusted with a mix of fresh rosemary and whole-grain mustard.

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Grilled Rack of Pork With Cabbage

Iron Chef Symon keeps his crowd-friendly pork roast juicy and tender by seasoning it with salt and refrigerating it overnight. On the day of your party, grill and serve it with pickled veggies and sauteed cabbage.

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Grilled Korean-Style Skirt Steak

Marinating the skirt steak overnight in a sweet and savory combo of sesame, garlic, cola and soy sauce packs it full of flavor. Grill it simply with onions and peppers for one easy, tasty dish.

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Build-Your-Own Shish Kabobs

Follow these steps and use these base recipes to create your own cool and fun kabobs.

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Barbecued Short Ribs of Beef - Tira de Asado

Short ribs aren't the most tender cut of beef, it's true, but when it comes to great grilled-beef flavor, they are hard to beat. Daisy Martinez's rub of salt and pepper and a quick splash of vinegar are all they need by way of prep.

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Grilled Lasagna

This warm-weather lasagna is prepared on the grill in a foil packet. The spinach filling makes it a great main dish option for a vegetarian-friendly cookout.

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Beef and Sausage Kebabs With Salsa and Chimichurri

Prepare beef tri-tip and fresh sausage link skewers, then serve with homemade salsa and homemade chimichurri.

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Char-Grilled Rib Eye with Roasted Shallot and Herb Butter

The Neelys love this cut of steak because "it's the most flavorful steak you can buy." Be sure to let your meat rest before serving.

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Grilled Florentine-Style Steaks

Upgrade your dinner by grilling porterhouse or T-bone steaks with just a few ingredients like garlic and olive oil to bring out their already-delicious flavor.

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Pork Tenderloin with Prickly Pear Tequila BBQ Sauce

Use the fruit of a cactus as the base for this sweet and tart barbecue sauce that is a great topping for grilled pork.

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Marinated Grilled Hanger Steak

Anne Burrell shares her secret to delicious hanger steak: a garlicky rub-marinade to add big flavor and proper grilling for tender meat.

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Grilled Steak Salad Nicoise

This filling dinner salad tops baby spinach with green beans, olives, tomatoes, red potatoes and grilled steak.

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Pesto Steak

Skirt steak and chimichurri sauce is a classic combo — try switching things up by using pesto instead.

Steak With Olive Salsa

Coat boneless skirt steak (or the lighter lamb steak alternative) with olive oil, garlic and rosemary. Serve with grilled peppers and lemons.

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Grilled Steak With Tapenade

Use a grill or grill pan to cook flank steak and serve with a fresh tomato salad.

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Pork Chops With Smashed Potatoes and Chimichurri Sauce

These pork chops with smashed red potatoes are ready in just 25 minutes.

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Grilled Skirt Steak Gyros

Keep steak casual with this Greek-inspired sandwich. Top the olive oil-, garlic- and oregano-marinated steak with a cool yogurt sauce.

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Steak-Spinach Salad With Sour-Cream Potatoes

Serve a steak and spinach salad with a side of baked and sliced potatoes.

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Grilled Pierogies and Kielbasa

Pick up store-bought pierogies and try cooking them outdoors. Top them off with grilled pork or turkey kielbasa and grilled onions.

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Turkey Cutlets With Plum Salad

Low-calorie turkey cutlets are kicked up with cayenne pepper and coriander. Fresh grilled plums and an in-season arugula salad complete the dish.

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Pork Tenderloin With Melon Salad

A refreshing honeydew melon salad is the perfect complement to grilled pork tenderloin.

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Pork Tenderloins with Pineapple-Mint Chutney

Grill pork tenderloins until they are golden brown before slicing and serving with a fresh pineapple chutney.

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Grilled Pork Chops With Plum-Ginger Chutney

Pick up plums from your farmers' market to make the sweet chutney that's a great balace for these grilled T-bone pork chops.

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Grilled Pork With Charred Corn Slaw

Cool down your barbecue sauce by mixing it with Greek yogurt and lime juice before basting on pork tenderloin. Keep extra sauce on hand for dipping during dinner.

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Grilled Steak With Barley Salad

Boneless sirloin steak with a barley and spinach salad is a great low-calorie dinner option.

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Marcela's Carne Asada Torta (Poc Chuc Torta)

Carne asada literally means “grilled meat” in Spanish, and Marcela marinates her beef in fresh orange juice and herbs to give it a nice tang. Marcela stuffs the grilled meat in toasted bolillo rolls for a tasty Mexican-inspired torta, or sandwich.

Get the Recipe: Carne Asada Torta (Poc Chuc Torta)

Bobby's Open-Faced Pitas with Rotisserie Lamb with Pomegranate and Mint, Grilled Tomatoes and Greek Slaw

Before setting it on the rotisserie, Bobby makes little incisions in the lamb and inserts garlic for a fully infused flavor. Wrapping it all up with twine helps the lamb cook evenly and achieve a nice, caramelized char.

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Sweet-and-Spicy Chicken and Steak Taco Bar

This great summer party spread takes surprisingly little time to put together and gives guests plenty of ways to personalize their tacos. Chicken thighs and skirt steak get flavor from a chipotle marinade and cook in under 10 minutes. The corn for the relish, a spoonable version of the popular Mexican street food elote, also gets a quick char on the grill; the other toppings need no cooking.

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Grilled Pork Chops

There's no need for a marinade or glaze to complete Ina's thick-cut pork chops — just salt, pepper and smoke from a charcoal grill.

Grilled Steak with Rosemary and Garlic

Anne gets the perfect sear for steak by putting them on a hot spot on the grill and cooking them until nice and brown. Once you see the color, remove the steak to a cooler part of the grill to allow the steaks to cook to desired temperature.

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Grilled Hawaiian Pizza

Fresh pineapple brings a fun sweet flavor to this ham and cheese pizza that's great when grilled.

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Rib-Eye Steak with Caponata

This main takes some time to make — you'll start the caponata a day ahead of time — but is worth the wait.

 

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Spice-Rubbed Lamb Rack with Yogurt and Fresh Herbs

Curtis Stone draws on Mediterranean flavors for this grilled lamb dish. Carve the rack before plating for simpler serving.

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Grilled Pork Chops with Roasted Garlic Gremolata

Grilling pork chops gives the typically sweet meat an outdoors-y smoky flavor.

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50 New Kebab Recipes

Food Network Magazine dreamed up 50 new meat, veggie and marinade combinations to serve on skewers this summer. Try one today!

50 Kebabs

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