Cooking food on the grill elicits memories of summers spent with family, friends, and neighbors. After a long year indoors, what better way to celebrate the summertime than with some recipes perfect for the grill. The Chicago Tribune’s JeanMarie Brownson brings you over 200 pages filled with fabulous recipes with her book “Dinner at Home.” Here are a few that your grill has been waiting for.
Garlic and spice grilled leg of lamb
This grilled lamb recipe pairs perfectly with plain yogurt and, when served with flatbread, makes a delicious gyro. Start with a boneless leg of lamb, then cut small, evenly-spaced slits into the lamb and put a sliver of garlic in each of the slits. After seasoning the lamb, it can be refrigerated between 8 hours or up to 3 days before cooking the lamb on a charcoal or gas grill. Click here for the recipe.
Cheese “burgers” with spicy mayo
If you’re looking to try a meatless recipe for the grill, then you can make these cheese “burgers.” Instead of using beef, these burgers use halloumi cheese that has a “pleasantly bouncy texture” to create a satisfying meatless burger. Click here for the recipe.
Barbecue sweet potato slices
So delectable you’ll want to make extra for lunch the next day, these sweet potato slices are seasoned with chili powder to bring the heat and sugar to bring extra sweet. These potatoes are sure to liven up a plate of grilled chicken or a tender steak. Click here for the recipe.
You can find more of JeanMarie Brownson’s creations in “Dinner at Home.” Click here to buy the book.