Bizarre-B-Q: Grill Recipes That Are Surprisingly Delicious

Be a little adventurous this grilling season and try some of these out-of-the-ordinary foods on the BBQ. These grill recipes will surely surprise your guests and taste great too!


Chargrilled lettuce is a great way to change up a boring salad — plus it’s super simple and mess-free! Romaine and other hearty types of lettuce like endive, escarole, or radicchio are best for grilling. Try out this recipe from SimpleRecipes.com.



Try grilling slices of cake before topping them with ice cream or fruit for a deliciously toasted exterior. We love the sound of Grilled Pound Cake with Strawberries from DinnerwithJulie.com.



Add a savory flavor to avocado with lime juice, olive oil, and a few minutes on the grill. You can even treat them like a baked potato and fill them with diced tomatoes and feta cheese, garnished with a little olive oil and freshly chopped parsley.

Check out PureWow.com for 13 Grilled Avocado Recipes.



Grilling watermelon adds a slightly smoky flavor which complements the sweetness of the fruit. If you’re feeling adventurous, try out thekitchn.com’s grilled watermelon recipe.



Think outside the oven and try grilling your next homemade (or frozen) pizza. There are a ton of grilled pizza recipes out there to try, or you can just make your own by topping a premade dough with your favorite ingredients. For a great how-to to get started you can check out SimpleRecipes.com.



Spice up some simple white rice by making these rice balls from Umamimart.com. They’re finished off on the grill to add a little crunch to the outside. Delicious!


Ice Cream

Believe it or not, ice cream can be grilled! This Grilled Ice Cream Sandwich recipe from CookingLight.com tells you how it’s done.


What are some of your favorite out-of-the-ordinary foods to throw on the grill? Let us know in the comments below!

Blog Post Updated March 4, 2021

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