Since the weather is warmer and the days are longer, why not celebrate Dad’s special day outdoors with a fun-for-the-whole-family BBQ? We collected our 10 juiciest, most mouthwatering grilled recipes that are manly enough for any father. From the Classic All-American Bacon Cheeseburger to finger-lickin’-good Baby Back Ribs with Texas Blackjack Sauce, these dishes are sure to put a smile on any papa bear’s face.
Father’s Day BBQ Recipes
Juicy nectarine flavor is the perfect complement to barbecue sauce-slathered chops. And there’s plenty of citrus tang in the coleslaw accompaniment.
Dad won’t wonder, “Where’s the beef?” when he tastes these delectable pork patties, which offer the goodness of Southern barbecue without the mess.
Skip the drive-thru when you’re craving a big, juicy burger—this recipe only takes 30 minutes and is far more flavorful, with a Worcestershire-spiked patty and tangy dipping sauce made of mayo, chili sauce, and relish.
If it rains on your outdoor Father’s Day plans, turn to an indoor grill pan to make this kicky dish come alive, with Italian sausage and veggies tossed in a caper-enhanced vinaigrette and served on top of ready-made polenta.
The secret to this 15-minute steak is in the rub: A mix of Old Bay seasoning, light-brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, and ground cumin give these slabs their signature kick.
When it comes to steak, why mess with tradition? This classic dish is as delicious as it gets, with grilled boneless rib-eye, pungent crumbled blue cheese, and shoestring french fries.
This one takes some prep work, 12 hours of overnight bringing, and at least an hour-and-a-half of grilling, to be exact, but the end result makes it worth the wait. Luckily, you can make the rub up to a week in advance.
This simple and scrumptious trio has everything you’d want to eat on a summer afternoon: barbecue chicken, grilled corn on the cob, and broccoli slaw tossed with light mayo, sour cream, cider vinegar and sugar.
This is the ribs recipe to end all ribs recipes. So make sure you enjoy it because he will ask for it again…and again.
Orange peel, ketchup, and chili sauce combine to give this grilled favorite a sweet and slightly spicy taste.