Recipes Of The Week: BBQ Style!

Recipes Of The Week: BBQ Style!

By Garrett Cleverly on May, 12 2016

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Garrett Cleverly is versed in all native and non native species of plants, trees, succulents, and cacti that grow throughout the southern region. Garrett has a love for gardening and all things outdoors.

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Summer is right around the corner, and it's time to get the invites ready, blow the dust off the grill and clean up the backyard for an awesome summer BBQ using homegrown fruit and citrus from your backyard!

Now, there are many foods that make up a classic of a summer BBQ. Hotdogs, hamburgers, potato salad are the favorites. There is nothing wrong with the favorites, however, if you're looking to really make an impression at your BBQ consider using what is growing on your landscape. Across our region,  fruit and citrus trees are producing juicy fruit that are great companions to any summer BBQ. Below are a few of our favorite recipes using homegrown fruit!

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Grapefruit.pngGrapefruit & Orange Sangria
For a fun new twist on a classic, combine your grapefruit and oranges for this drink.

Ingredients: Grapefruit, lime, mint leaves, orange, club soda, Riesling wine, sugar, and water

Click here for the recipe



Peach-1.pngFrozen Peach-Coconut Daiquiri
The easiest way to beat the summer heat is with a frozen drink and a fresh peach from your tree!

Ingredients: Peach, lime, sugar, ice, coconut run, white rum, shredded coconut

Click here for the recipe



BBQGrilled Zucchini with Lemon Salt
Grilled vegetables are just fantastic and super easy to prepare. 

Ingredients: lemon, zucchini, black pepper, salt, olive oil

Click here for the recipe




corn.pngChili Lime Grilled Corn Salad
Fortunately for us, our climate allows us to grow a wide range of vegetables and below is a recipe using vegetables and limes that you can grow at your home!

Ingredients: Corn, bell pepper, jalapeño, scallion, lime, chili powder, salt, black pepper

Click here for the recipe



orange-2.pngWatermelon, Radish, Orange & Goat Cheese Salad
If you're looking for a salad that will turn heads, we highly recommend this. It tastes great!

Ingredients: Orange, chives, shallot, watermelon radishes, white balsamic vinegar, salt, Olive oil, walnuts, goat cheese

Click here for the recipe



Salmon.pngGrilled Lemon Salmon Skewers
Every BBQ need skewers and these salmon skewers are juicy and loaded with flavor.

Ingredients: Salmon, garlic, lemons, parsley, Dijon mustard, black pepper, salt, Olive oil, bamboo skewers

Click here for the recipe



slider.pngCilantro Lime Chicken Sliders with Tomato Guacamole
If you've never had guacamole on a burger you are missing out. 

Ingredients: Chicken, avocado, coriander, limes, tomatoes, white onion, black pepper, garlic salt, salt, olive olive, bun

Click here for the recipe


Apple-Bite.pngApple Pie Bites
Every BBQ needs a dessert. 

Ingredients: Apple, apple pie spice, brown sugar, pecan, butter, crescent rolls 

Click here for the recipe





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