Quick and Easy Grilling

Browse quick and easy grilling recipes for barbecue chicken, burgers, hot dogs, desserts, sides and more.
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Rachael's Grilled Shrimp

Shrimp take no time at all to become flushed pink on a piping-hot grill.

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Bobby's L.A. Burger

Other than firing up the grill, the only thing left to apply is the condiments. Bobby's L.A. Burger packs Monterey Jack, an avocado relish, watercress and a juicy slab of tomato.

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Grilled Pork With Arugula-and-Grape Salad

Served over arugula, grapes and crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, this grilled pork recipe is laden with balsamic vinegar and thyme.

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Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

For a more defined flavor and a less stressful prep, whip up the salad dressing beforehand.

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Rachael's Southwest Turkey Burgers

With cilantro, peppers, cumin, hot sauce and pepper jack cheese on board, these turkey burgers pack a Southwest vibe as soon as they hit the bun.

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Chicken Salad Pita With Baba Ghanoush

Grilling thin pieces of chicken takes just a couple of minutes, so the protein will reach your pita in no time.

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Cuban Dogs

Forget the bun and turn to the deli. Pressing hot dogs in a sub roll on the panini press is a quick, easy and innovative way to devour your dog.

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Guy's Grilled Romaine With Blue Cheese-Bacon Vinaigrette

It may take a little more than washing and cutting your lettuce, but this salad just requires a zap on the grill to bring a nice, smoky flavor to fresh romaine.

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Grilled Shrimp Pizza

Forget the oven: This pizza reaches crispy perfection by way of the grill.

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Giada's Grilled Chicken With Spinach and Pine Nut Pesto

This quick Italian-style chicken has some long-term benefits: Put half of the pesto into ice cube trays and store in the freezer for future use.

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Grilled Pierogies and Kielbasa

Pep up a Polish classic with a whole-grain mustard dressing that does super well on the grill.

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Grilled Skirt Steak Gyros

In this one, steak, grilled vegetables, tomato and watercress are all wrapped up and drizzled with a Greek yogurt sauce.

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Chicken Skewers With Grilled Romaine

The chicken in this dish is breaded and grilled, giving it some texture to go along with its grill marks.

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Mediterranean Mixed Grill

Every component of this Mediterranean mixed plate meets the grill.

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Rachael's BBQ Chicken Burgers With Slaw

Rachael makes her BBQ Chicken Burgers with a homemade barbecue reduction, which keeps the meat from being too wet. And in the spirit of summer, the slaw served alongside is mayo-free.

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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms With Tomatoes and Fresh Mozzarella

Looking for a vegetarian main dish? This tomato and fresh mozzarella salad is served up in a grilled portobello mushroom.

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Giada's Grilled Tuna With Basil Pesto

Since we're talking grilled tuna, which is all about the sear, this fish dish is quick to cook.

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Beef Kebabs With Couscous

Marinated in Dijon, vinegar and rosemary, the beef on these kebabs is a perfect match for understated Israeli couscous.

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Sandra Lee's Barbecue Bean Chili Dogs

Using store-bought barbecue sauce brings easy smoke to hot dog-bound bean chili.

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Flank Steak With Salsa Verde

Parsley, scallions, capers, lemon, salty anchovies, garlic, mustard and olive oil come together for a smooth, lively salsa verde. Serve it in lieu of steak sauce.

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Bobby's Grilled Link Hot Dogs With Homemade Pickle Relish

Embrace the fridge time needed for the Homemade Pickle Relish and take a breather before getting the dogs on the grill.

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Tyler's Mexican Grilled Corn

This zesty side easily adds an edge to your barbecue. Use your time wisely and mix up the sauce while the corn is on the grill.

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Giada's Grilled Salmon With Citrus Salsa

Brushing the salmon with agave nectar before grilling easily brings sweetness to grilled salmon.

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Tangy Meatloaf Burger

Not only does this meal take less than 30 minutes, it also hits two birds with one stone. Wedged in a bun, meatloaf meets the hand-held glory of the burger.

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Marinated Chicken Thighs

This basic marinade packs in the flavors of fresh thyme, parsley, rosemary, garlic and a double dose of cracked peppercorn. Once the chicken soaks it all up, it's just a matter of hitting the grill.

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Perfect Beef Burgers

Get the meat on the grill and then leave it alone. These classic burgers cook better when left undisturbed.

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Barcelona Burger

Roasted red peppers, smoked paprika and Manchego cheese push this burger beyond lettuce-pickle-tomato.

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The Barefoot Contessa's Asian Grilled Salmon

Salmon only takes a couple minutes to cook on the grill, so keep an eye on it. It'll keep cooking as it rests.

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Rachael's Grilled Potato Salad

Using a grilling seasoning blend is a good way to add complex flavors to your potato salad without going overboard with different ingredients.

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Bobby's Dallas Burger

The coleslaw and barbecue sauce gracing this burger can be made ahead, so the only thing left to do is create the game-changing spice rub and get to grilling.

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Grilled Red Onions

Wrap the red onions in foil before setting them on the grill. It's a great way to keep heat in and pull sweetness out.

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Grilled Steak and Zucchini

Done up in a homemade herb oil, new potatoes, zucchini and steak make for a complete grilled meal.

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Giada's Grilled Lamb Chops

After marinating the lamb in garlic, rosemary, thyme, cayenne pepper, olive oil and salt, the only thing left to do is grill the lamb for about five minutes.

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Bobby's Sliders With Chipotle Mayonnaise

With meat so mini, these wee burgers will be off the grill in no time.

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Pork Chops With Smashed Potatoes and Chimichurri Sauce

Leave the skins on small potatoes and simply smash with a spoon for a side to your pork chops in less than 10 minutes.

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Asian Chicken Skewers

The skewer may give off some serious presentation, but the truth is that this Asian-inspired chicken just takes about 10 minutes to grill.

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Giada's Grilled Eggplant and Goat Cheese Salad

Unlike American eggplant, the Japanese variety used in this recipe features a thinner skin and a less bitter flavor.

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Fresh and Fruity Hot Dog Skewers

Pineapple, cherry tomatoes and hot dog bites make quite the kebab combo. Make sure to soak the sticks in water beforehand to prevent them from burning.

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Aarti's Garlicky Grilled Calamari and Nectarine Salad

When they hit a screaming grill, succulent morsels of calamari take no time at all to cook.

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Sandra's Sweet Red Chili Chicken Satay

In addition to oiling the grill, make sure that the chicken gets a good sear before flipping to keep it from sticking.

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Grilled Sweet Potatoes With Lime and Cilantro

To ensure that the sweet potatoes are fully cooked, boil them in water until fork tender before moving them to the grill.

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Ellie Krieger's Grilled Pineapple With Vanilla Ice Cream and Rum Sauce

Just butter, sugar and rum — it's no surprise that the rum sauce is easy. But the grilled pineapple? Even easier.

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Sandra's Grilled S'mores Cakes

Pre-made shortcakes are the backbone of Sandra Lee's grilled dessert of chocolate, toasted marshmallows and graham crackers.

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Grilled Banana Split

Grilled until the banana becomes one with melted chocolate, this dessert will change the way you view banana splits forever.

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Glazed Pineapple

When light brown sugar, curry powder, cinnamon, vanilla and dark rum glaze over this fruit and go on the grill, the result is soft, golden and a different spin on sweet.

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