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BBQ Salads – Bringing In The Smoky Flavor

Salads are not only healthy, but with the right mix of various ingredients can create interesting recipes. Every effort has to be made to blend the salad with the main course to enhance the enjoyment from the meal. Using the imagination one can come with the best assortments that can make a perfect accompaniment to any meal. Always remember to bring the salad dressing in tune with the main course.

BBQ salads are a great choice with its hot smokiness providing an intriguing flavor. A few BBQ salad recipes are provided below that has the ingredients to offer a refreshing start for a healthy meal.

One interesting recipe for the BBQ salad is barbecued meat and potato salad. The ingredients to prepare includes 500 grams of beef sirloin steak, 4 chopped tomatoes, 250 grams of potatoes cut into cubes, lettuce and 300 ml of Italian salad dressing to enrich the flavor. Marinate the beef sirloin steak with 120ml of the Italian salad dressing and keep it aside for a minimum of four hours. You can marinate it for a longer time to let the salad dressing soak into the meat, but never fail to refrigerate it. On getting it properly marinated, squeeze out the dressing and keep it in a dish while you get the rest of the ingredients ready.

Cut the potatoes into cubes before tossing it with 120ml of the salad dressing. Then, cover it with a double layer heavy-duty aluminum foil and place it on the heated grill along with the steak for 15 minutes. Turn the sides to get the steak and the potatoes cooked in the way you desire before cutting the steak into thin strips. Toss the steak strips and potatoes with tomatoes, lettuce and the remaining salad dressing for a sumptuous BBQ salad.

Another BBQ salad recipe calls for a bunch of fresh asparagus tossed with 3tbsp of extra virgin olive oil, freshly ground pepper, one crushed clove of garlic, and salt to taste. Cook the mixture on a low heat barbecue for about 5 to 10 minutes. Turn them slightly until the stalks begin to grow tender and wrinkled. It is a simple BBQ salad recipe, but the taste it renders is invigorating.

An interesting vegetarian BBQ salad recipe is the BBQ red peppers tossed in balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Get two red peppers, cut them length-ways after deseeding it. Heat the grill and place the peppers until the skin turns black. Remove it from the fire; seal it in a plastic bag for cooling before peeling off the skin. Cut these smoked peppers in the way you desire and toss it with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

Salads, BBQ salads or otherwise, requires one to give attention to the texture and flavor of the ingredients. Today the markets are flooded with many readymade pickles that can be included to come up with innovative recipes. Always keep the dressing at the minimum to give true flavor to the BBQ salads.

Information just like this will help you to make good BBQ but do you want to make BBQ that people will talk about for weeks.