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21 Delicious Summer Grilling Recipes

Hosting a backyard bash? These summer grilling recipes-covering everything from baby back ribs to seafood to vegetables and fruits-are sure to satisfy every guest’s appetite.

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Grilled Toulouse Sausage BBQ PizzaPhoto: duBreton Certified Humane® and Organic Pork

Grilled Toulouse Sausage BBQ Pizza with Goat Milk Feta and Artichoke Tapenade

Take your next BBQ on an international journey without leaving your backyard, thanks to this delicious, easy-to-prepare recipe from Top Chef Canada All Stars competitor Andrea Nicholson and duBreton Certified Humane® and Organic Pork.

Get the recipe here!

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Ultimate Moose Burger

Take your burger game to the next level with this recipe by Chef Katie Hayes of Newfoundland’s Bonavista Social Club. Moose is a gamey meat that sports a bold, own one-of-a-kind flavour.

Make your own Ultimate Moose Burger!

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Grilled Eggplant with Herbs and Balsamic Vinegar

A backyard barbecue doesn’t always need meat! In fact, your guests will likely forget all about chicken and baby back ribs in their rush for a second serving of this grilled eggplant recipe.

Click here for our Grilled Eggplant with Herbs and Balsamic Vinegar recipe.

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Grilled Lobster with Limoncello Butter

What better way to celebrate the all-too-brief Canadian BBQ season than by grilling up some fresh East Coast snapper? This mouthwatering lobster recipe taps the zesty tang of limoncello-a tasty lemon liqueur.

Get the recipe for Grilled Lobster With Limoncello Butter.

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Spicy Jamaican Barbecued Chicken

Tired of the same old summer grilling recipes? Treat your family and friends to this tasty spicy Jamaican barbecued chicken. The vibrant and exciting flavours take grilled chicken to the next level.

Get the recipe for the Spicy Jamaican Barbecued Chicken.

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Summer grilling recipes: Texas-style BBQ ChickenPhoto: Shutterstock

Texas-Style Barbecued Chicken

If you’re looking to impress guests with some down-home cooking, look no further than this no-fuss Texas-Style Barbecued Chicken recipe.

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Smoked Spareribs with Backwoods BBQ Sauce

Nothing gets guests’ mouths watering like the smell of juicy ribs sizzling on the grill. This recipe is the perfect opportunity to hone your skills as a grill-master.

Get the Smoked Spareribs with Backwoods BBQ Sauce recipe here.

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Barbecued Swordfish Tortillas

Combining a mix of seasonal herbs and vegetables with low-fat swordfish, this taco recipe is a healthier alternative to hot dogs. Even the tortillas are rich in antioxidants!

Make your own Barbecued Swordfish Tortillas!

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Heritage Pork Burger

Served between two thick slices of buttered brioche bread and topped with an optional sunny-side-up fried egg, this burger recipe by Chefs Connie DeSousa and John Jackson of Calgary’s CHARCUT Roast House is simply divine.

Make your own Heritage Pork Burger this weekend!

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Qualicum Bay Scallop Burger

Is the mere thought of a scallop and bacon burger served on a fresh Portuguese bun enough to get your mouth watering? If so, you simply must try this dish by Chef Kunal Ghose of Victoria’s Red Fish Blue Fish restaurant.

Click here for the Qualicum Bay Scallop Burger recipe.

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Grilled halbut is one of the best summer grilling recipesPhoto: Shutterstock

Grilled Halibut Steaks with Tomato and Red Pepper Salsa

An grilled halibut steak can be a beautiful thing. In this recipe, a lively tomato and red pepper salsa compliments the halibut to perfection.

Check out our Grilled Halibut Steaks with Tomato and Red Pepper Salsa recipe.

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Lemon and vegetable skewers