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Fresh zucchini, green peppers and onions and marinated beef kabobs being grilled for a summer BBQ!
The SassyBarn Summer BBQ Recipes
June 5, 2020
Lifestyle and home blogger, Ashlee Keene of The Sassy Barn.
Guest blogger, Ashlee Keene of The Sassy Barn, is back this week to share her barbeque favorites to make during cookouts this summer. Ashlee is a home and lifestyle influencer who is well known for her DIY home tricks, delicious recipes and farmhouse chic style. Let’s take a look at her menu of yummy foods that will surely be a hit at your next cookout.
Lifestyle and home blogger, Ashlee Keene of The Sassy Barn.
Guest blogger, Ashlee Keene of The Sassy Barn, is back this week to share her barbeque favorites to make during cookouts this summer. Ashlee is a home and lifestyle influencer who is well known for her DIY home tricks, delicious recipes and farmhouse chic style. Let’s take a look at her menu of yummy foods that will surely be a hit at your next cookout.

It’s grilling season! I am so ready to get my hands on homegrown veggies and fresh herbs to whip up some fresh summer dishes. I’ve prepared a BBQ menu for you that is sure to be a hit:

Menu

  • Marinated Beef Kabobs
  • The Sassy Barn Burger
  • Easy Slaw
  • Fruit Salad

Let’s get started!

Delicious, bright vegetables and beef being marinated to prepare for the grill.
Delicious, bright vegetables and beef being marinated to prepare for the grill.

Marinated Beef Kabobs

Marinated Beef Kabobs

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound sirloin steak, cubed
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced in large chunks
  • 1 zucchini, diced

Marinade Ingredients:

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • /3 cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Dash of hot sauce

Directions:

In a large bowl, add in all of the marinade ingredients and mix well. Add in the steak cubes and coat well. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 4+ hours.

Once the steak is marinated get your veggies prepped and soak your skewers in water for 20 minutes.

Assemble your skewers as you wish and heat the grill to medium heat. Grill on each side for 5 minutes or until meat is done to your liking. Serve immediately.

Burger with sliced cheese being grilled on a charcoal grill.
Burger with sliced cheese being grilled on a charcoal grill.

The Sassy Barn Burger

The Sassy Barn Burger

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/4 tsp each of garlic powder, dried onion flakes, pepper
  • 1 tsp each Worcestershire sauce and salt
  • 2 Tbsp mustard

Directions:

Mix all ingredients together and form into 1/2 inch round patties. Place on the grill and cook on each side with the lid down for 4 minutes or until done to preference.

Easy Slaw

Easy Slaw

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag of shredded coleslaw mix
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp white sugar
  • 2 tsp Apple cider vinegar
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

Combine all of the slaw ingredients in a large bowl, mix well, cover and let sit in the fridge. (Note- I like to adjust my slaw ingredients and add in a touch more of sugar or salt at times, so just adjust to your liking!)

Combination of fruits and watermelon slices for a very berry cherry fruit salad.
Combination of fruits and watermelon slices for a very berry cherry fruit salad.

Very Berry Cherry Fruit Salad

Very Berry Cherry Fruit Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 carton of blueberries
  • 1 carton of raspberries
  • 1 carton of black berries
  • 1 bag of bing cherries
  • 1 small watermelon, sliced
  • A bunch of mint leaves, washed

Directions:

Wash and combine all fruits in a large bowl and top with mint leaves!

WASHING TIP: Fill a bowl or your sink with cool water and 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar and let your veggies and most fruits soak for 10 minutes. For all berries, soak for only 3 minutes.

WASHING TIP: Fill a bowl or your sink with cool water and 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar and let your veggies and most fruits soak for 10 minutes. For all berries, soak for only 3 minutes.

Homemade summer lemon cream pie with bright berries as garnish.
Homemade summer lemon cream pie with bright berries as garnish.

No Bake Summer Lemon Cream Pie

No Bake Summer Lemon Cream Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 block softened cream cheese
  • 1 lemon, juices
  • 1 graham cracker pie crust

Directions:

Combine sweetened condensed milk, cream cheese, and lemon juice. Mix well. Pour into a graham cracker crust and place in the refrigerator for 4 hours. Top with berries and serve.

I hope you enjoy making these summer BBQ favorites!

Follow Ashlee at @thesassybarn on Instagram or read her blog for inspirational home décor and lifestyle content. All Photos Courtesy Of: Ashlee Keene