Summer is finally here which means backyard BBQs and cookouts! It also means needing a great side dish to go with the grilled goodness and to take when going to a friend’s house for dinner. So I’ve rounded up 10+ totally awesome summer side dishes for you to share!
Step aside coleslaw, baked beans, and potato salad. There are some new favorites being served up. Some are completely new to me, but all are (mostly) healthy and fun flavorful choices!
TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER SIDE DISHES
When I asked my blogging friends for recipes, Pasta Salad was #1. However, each recipe brings something different to the table. And they’re easy to make!
Easy Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad | Joyful Healthy Eats
Spinach and Tortellini Salad | Lil Luna
Sweet Bacon Penne Pasta Salad | Inspired by Familia
Divine Asparagus & Penne Pasta Meal | What Meegan Makes
Party Perfect Pesto Pasta Salad | A TIPical Day
Feta, Bacon & Bell Pasta Salad which is one of our Carlson fam favorites!
And for more variety check out these other wonderful sides…
Roasted Potato Salad | I am Baker
Light Balsamic Roasted Veggies | Inspired by Familia
Esquites (Mexican Corn Salad) | I am Baker
Southwest Cobb Salad Dip | I am Baker
Black Bean Salad | Vindulge
Quinoa Salad with Chili Lime Dressing | Family Food and Travel
Aubergine & Lentil Salad | Blue Bear Wood
Skinny Broccoli Salad is another one of our family favorites! And yes, I did say family. All of our boys love this salad. The sweetness of it distracts them from remembering that they’re eating broccoli!
With summer here, get ready for fun and great eats with these great recipes! Happy eating!