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Top 25 Mother's Day Cookout Recipes

The Most Popular Barbecue & Grilling Recipes for Mother's Day


It's the one day a year we set aside to celebrate Mom and I promise you she would like nothing better than to not have to cook. Chances are (Dad) that you are more comfortable around the grill than the stove so try fire it up. These recipes, last years most popular, show that at the top of Mom's list are some fancy items including Lobster and Steak.

1. Chilean Sea Bass with Garlic Butter and Oregano Pesto

Grilled Chilean Sea Bass with Garlic Butter and Oregano Pesto
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As if grilled Chilean sea bass wasn't good enough, this recipe calls for it to be drizzled with garlic butter and topped off with an oregano pesto. A truly delicious meal!

2. Simple Steak Salad

Simple Steak Salad
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An easy go to meal for weeknights. The steak is marinated for a short time, grilled hot and fast, sliced, and assembled with fresh vegetables.

3. Grilled Lobster Tails

Grilled Lobster Tails
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This grilled lobster is perfect for any occasion. If you don't have a lot of experience grilling shellfish, then this recipe is for you.

4. Sage and Cumin Pork Tenderloin

Sage and Cumin Pork Tenderloin
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A unique blending of sage, cumin, and other spices are used in this recipe. I recommend grilling over charcoal, but gas works just as well. If so inclined, double the marinade recipe and set half aside for brushing onto the pork while it's cooking.

5. Figs with Mascarpone and Smoked Chocolate Ganache

Grilled Figs with Marscapone and Smoked Chocolate Ganache
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This is a must try recipe. The delicate fruit flavor of the figs coupled with the smoky chocolate and the cool, creaminess of the mascarpone is a delectable treat.

6. Garlic Butter Shrimp

Garlic Butter Shrimp
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If you enjoy shrimp scampi, then this is the grilled shrimp recipe for you. You can serve this dish as part of a main course or serve them as appetizers at your next cookout.

7. Red Wine Sangria with Grilled Fruit

Red Wine Sangria with Grilled Fruit
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Grilling the fruit caramelizes its natural sugars, adding depth of flavor to an already delicious red wine sangria.

8. Teriyaki Steak

Teriyaki Steak
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Preparing a steak, teriyaki style is one of the best ways to make it delicious. This recipe uses flank steak though any kind of steak works well. The marinade helps to make this dish more tender and flavorful.

9. Grilled Corn Salsa

Grilled Corn Salsa
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A delectable mixture of grilled corn, green onions, tomatoes, and chiles in a sweet and tangy vinaigrette. Perfect served up as an appetizer or side dish.

10. Halibut Tacos with Spicy Radicchio-Avocado Slaw

Halibut Tacos with Spicy Radicchio-Avocado Slaw
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These tacos have a wonderful blend of flavors. The halibut lends a buttery flavor to the natural bitterness of the radicchio, while rounded out by the creaminess of the avocado. If radicchio offers too much of an edge, try substituting this ingredient with red cabbage.
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