The secret to our grilled Mexican street corn is not just the herb-and-cotija laced sour cream, but tangy amchur (also spelled amchoor) powder, a tart spice made from dried green mangos. Reserve the rest of the bag for curries, chutneys, or pickles. Or substitute for vinegar or lemon juice to add acidity to any other recipe.
For best results, whisk fresh herbs into dressing just before serving—over time, they can turn dark. To keep your greens extra crisp, serve them on chilled salad plates.
- Recipe: Grilled Vegetable Salad
Marinated chunks of fresh mozzarella. A velvety dressing made from basil, balsamic vinegar, mayo, and sour cream. And great slabs of green tomato grilled alongside cherry tomatoes on the vine. This is a Caprese salad on Sport mode.
Firing up the grill means you can mingle while you cook, and makes it easier to time your dishes as guests arrive. Kebabs are a smart choice because they can be prepped earlier in the day.
- Recipe: Grilled Veggie Kebabs
Produce perfect sweet potatoes—crackly on the outside, gooey in the middle—without ever having turn on your oven. Then go next-level by slathering each tender wedge in our garlic-scallion butter flecked with orange zest and paprika.
Pro move: raid your farmer’s market for as many types of summer squash (pattypan, zephyr, zucchini) to achieve peak visual appeal. Although a pretty presentation isn’t what sells this recipe. That would be the yin-and-yang of salty and sweet from the feta cheese and honey mustard vinaigrette drizzled on top.
- Recipe: Minty Grilled Summer Squash
Lightly coat vegetables with oil; they tend to stick to grill grates. if you don’t have a grill pan, cut pieces in half lengthwise, so they’re less likely to drop into the flames.
- Recipe: Grilled Summer Veggie Sucotash
For a big flavor boost, coat potatoes with seasoned oil before grilling, but save the oil. After potatoes are grilled, toss them in it again. The rosemary will burn off on the grill, but what’s left in the infused oil adds amazing flavor.
- Recipe: Grilled Potato Wedges