Is it just the mention of grilling season that gets our juices going? There’s nothing like the heady scent of meat sizzling on the BBQ. But if veg is your game, we aren’t leaving you behind, either. This June let’s make the outdoors work for us with a few tantalizing recipes that even have us grilling up our dessert!
Does it get better than this: Carne Asada Quinoa and Black Bean Bowl? We’re thinking not. What’s better than a spicy marinade featuring POD & BEAN™ Mexican Simmer Sauce and Mexican Seasoning Blend that tenderizes our meat while injecting it with flavor? Grill it up and then marry it with the satisfying earthiness of black beans and quinoa and you have a protein trifecta. Mexican rice is the perfect base. Oh, and just add a squeeze of lime!
Korean BBQ Lettuce Wraps make a happy debut this summer. Alternating between crisp lettuce and the deeply satisfying bite of ribeye steak marinated in chocolatey, smoky POD & BEAN™ Korean BBQ Sauce, layers of fresh summer vegetables over meat and rice make this the entertainers go-to entrée. And it’s a snap to customize your wraps for guests. Low carb? Don’t add rice. Vegetarian? Don’t add meat. Easy!
Let the world flavors abound this summer with lemony Moroccan BBQ skewers featuring peppers, onions, and cauliflower and marinated with POD & BEAN™ Moroccan Mint Seasoning. Tangy & yummy!
Check out our take on coleslaw, made with Brussels sprouts and spiked with POD & BEAN™ White Chocolate Raspberry Honey Mustard and, guess what, PURE DARK® Chocolate Nibs. And while you’re at it, don’t forget the corn. Grilled over the flame, we like ours done Cuban style, rubbed with POD & BEAN™ Sweet & Spicy Cocoa Rub and finished off with cotilia cheese.
Add in a refreshing Iced Turmeric Chai Latte, and DOVE® SIGNATURE™ Blondies topped with grilled peaches and we are ready to embrace the spirit of outdoor living.
Every BBQ needs music! For backyard grilling we like the sounds of 1950’s pop, but go for modern covers like Guns & Roses “Since I Don’t Have You,” and Los Lobos “La Bamba.” Plus, don’t forget the Tiki Torches, and make sure to pick up citronella fuel! No bugs please!