17 Unexpected, Delicious Things We Promise You Should Be Grilling

July  3, 2017

Summer is officially in full swing and we're taking it all in this long holiday weekend. The 4th of July is a perfect excuse to relax, cook, and gather.

What better way to do this than to grill? Whether you're a novice (we have tips for you) or if you're a grilling pro, we've gathered 17 surprising recipes for you to try, in addition to your standby favorites. You can grill more foods than you might think! So go ahead, make some refreshing drinks and enjoy a full spread.

Multitask: While you're grilling a main dish, grill vegetables for dips and spreads.

Experiment with your favorite foods, or what's in the fridge.

Grilling can be for salads, too!

Take a spin with flatbreads and pizzas, add your favorite toppings.

Finally, try the foods on your grilling to-do list.

And there's always room for dessert.

How do you grill beyond burgers and hot dogs? Let us know in the comments.

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Lyna Vuong

Written by: Lyna Vuong

I'm a food studies grad student, cook, and interior designer. (I love a colorful palate/palette!)