Top 5 Healthy & Simple BBQ Recipes You Need to Try

Vegetable skewers on a plate.

Just because a meal is prepared on the BBQ doesn’t mean it needs to be unhealthy! You can grill your way to satisfaction without the added calories.

Our experts at Sundance Spas of Jackson Hole have gathered our favorite simple and healthy BBQ recipes that will have you reaching for more! Now, fire up your grill and let’s get cooking!

1. Honey Chicken Skewers

This recipe offers a boost of flavor to your basic skewer recipe. By marinating your chicken and veggies overnight, you’ll add a pop of flavor that can truly make the difference without packing on unnecessary calories.

What you’ll need:

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soya sauce
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 5 small onions
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • Skewers

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2. Shrimp Burgers

Enjoy a tasty and savory burger without feeling bloated and heavy afterward. Swapping a traditional beef patty for a lighter shrimp-based burger offers the perfect alternative to this summer favorite!

What you’ll need:

  • 3 tbsp olive oil mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tsp low-sodium Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined raw medium shrimp
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 whole grain English muffins
  • 4 large lettuce leaves

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3. Cauliflower Steaks

Of all our BBQ recipes, this one takes the cake! Or should we say, “takes the steak”? This vegetarian-friendly twist on a grilled steak provides the perfect way to spice up your lunch or dinner without maxing out your calories for the day.

What you’ll need:

  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp minced jalapeño pepper
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 tbsp water

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4. Crispy Sweet Potatoes

Fire up your Big Green Egg – it’s time for deliciously crispy sweet potatoes! This BBQ sweet potato recipe isn’t just healthy and tasty, it’s also incredibly simple as well! Even our BBQ beginners out there can give this recipe a try.

What you’ll need:

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large crushed garlic clove
  • 1 banana shallot, finely chopped
  • 14 oz chickpeas, canned and drained
  • 3 oz baby leaf spinach
  • 1 small bunch of dill, finely chopped
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 oz Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 oz toasted pine nuts
  • 4 oz pomegranate seeds

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5. Grilled Filet Mignon & Veggies

Did somebody say “steak”? With this grilled filet mignon and vegetable recipe, you can transform a savory treat enjoyed primarily at special occasions, into something that’s served at regular family meals. Not to mention that it’s also an impressive dish to serve while entertaining guests!

What you’ll need:

  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • 10 oz white mushrooms, stemmed
  • 1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 small red onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 pound filet mignon steak, 1 ½ to 2 inches thick, cut into 4 pieces

Here’s where we found our inspiration for this amazing dish!

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Are these healthy and delicious recipes inspiring you to take your outdoor cooking sessions to the next level of perfection? We don’t blame you.

To get started and transform the way you prepare your food this summer, and let’s be honest, throughout the year as well, visit us at Sundance Spas of Jackson Hole today!

We have a wide range of BBQs and grills for sale, including those from world-renowned brands such as Big Green Egg!


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