10 Healthy Recipes for Your Next Summer Cookout
Apricot Cilantro Quinoa Pilaf
Sprinkle dried apricots into this quinoa pilaf. The chewy, sweet fruit flavors balance the crunchy toasted pumpkin seeds. Cilantro and lemon juice brighten this hearty, healthy grain salad.
Curried Corn on the Cob
Crumbled goat cheese and curry powder give an Indian twist to a typically Mexican style of corn on the cob.
Grilled Country Pork Chops with Grilled Peaches
Grilling gives peaches and other stone fruits a flavor boost, bringing their natural sugar to the fore. Use freestone peaches so that you can easily twist the halves off the pit. Baste them with butter, honey, and bourbon as they grill to give them a sheen, then serve with a juicy pork chop, brined for a full day to season it all the way through.
Healthy Shrimp Burger
Juicy Barbecued Chicken
This juicy barbecue chicken is the perfect choice for an outdoor cookout picnic.
Lobster alla Piastra
Nothing screams summer like fresh lobster. Instead of just steaming them, try this pan-cooked method from chef Jonathan Waxman.
Spicy Shrimp and Arugula Salad
Spicy shrimp pairs well with the kick from fresh arugula, but you can also substitute seared scallops if you'd like.