Home » Uncategorized » Everything but Burgers: 16 Unique Grilling Recipes

Everything but Burgers: 16 Unique Grilling Recipes

A round-up of unique grilling recipes, from appetizers to desserts. 

With the official arrival of summer, my family will be enjoying lots of meals from the grill.  While we LOVE a good burger, I’ve been wanting to branch out and try some unique grilling recipes other than burgers. With that being said, if you are here looking for a burger recipe, I have the BEST hamburger recipe for you right here.

To that end, I’ve scoured the internet and rounded up a list of yummy grilling recipes for appetizers, entrees and desserts that are grilled, but that don’t have the word ‘burger’ in them.

If you’d like to remember any one of these recipes for your future reference, make sure you click on the link for the recipe and then pin it from the original post.

Unique Grilling Recipes


Kevin’s recipe for grilled watermelon and shrimp skewers had me at the get-go.  I love grilled pineapple and peaches, but haven’t tried grilling watermelon, but this unique grilling recipe will change all that.

Holly’s recipe for bacon wrapped jalapenos on the grill is one that has my son’s name all over it.

My friend Chellie had the brilliant idea of grilling brie! Are you kidding me…what’s not to love?

If you love bruschetta like we do, grilling the tomatoes for this grilled tomato bruschetta will surely give this treat some extra depth.

Salad and Vegetables:

Grilling marinated veggies may be just what it takes to get my boys to eat more vegetables.

Grilled Shrimp, Romaine and Corn are just a few of the oh so delish ingredients in this grilled salad.

Grilling cabbage steaks is such an easy way to prepare this ‘salad’.

Main Dishes:

Grilling Shrimp is always a win, and pairing it with a mango pineapple salsa just makes it even better!

Erin’s spin on grilled shrimp uses a lovely basil pesto.

Taylor’s recipe for a ‘bowl’ featuring grilled cauliflower, corn, chicken and pineapple has a fun, south of the border flair to it. 

If it has ‘Thai’ and ‘curry’ in the recipe title, it has my name all over it! This recipe for Thai Curry Grilled Chicken is no exception.

Marwin’s Grilled Scallops with Lemon Salsa Verde is a nice change from grilled shrimp…just be mindful not to overcook them.

I do love a pizza, and this grilled barbecue chicken pizza with the unexpected oomph from tart cherries sounds lovely.

Recipe for Grilled Chicken Skewers and suggestions for side dishes to create a scrumptious Indian-inspired meal. Links for other recipes included.

These Indian-inspired grilled chicken skewers are a family favorite. We all adore Indian food!


Surely you didn’t think I’d have a compedium of unique grilling recipes and not include desserts!

Grilled Peach Pies! Caramelizing the peaches on the grill first and then tucking them into pie crust which is then grilled is a nice twist on traditional handpies.

What about grilled peaches in a pound cake parfait?

I have had grilled pineapple more…love the molasses hint that grilling imparts.  But it’s clear from this recipe that I need to grill some bananas as well.

So my friends, fire up your grill this weekend.  Wouldn’t it be fun to cook an entire meal on the grill? I am going to give several of these recipes a try and do just that.

Some of these links may be affiliate links and I may earn a small commission off of the sale of these products, but the price you are charged is not affected. You can see my full disclosure policy here.

And the beauty of these recipes is that you don’t need a large grill.  You could do them easily on a smaller, portable grill.

It's grilling time! Yippee! But if you are hankering to grill something other than hamburgers, I've rounded up 16 unique grilling recipes for appetizers, entrees & desserts that don't have 'burger' in them.

Bookmark this page (or pin the following image) so that you are prepared the next time you want to grill something other than burgers.

Thanks again for spending a few minutes of your busy day with me today.

Please know that I welcome each and every comment that comes my way. If you want to make sure you don’t miss future content, pop your email in the beige box up on the right or click here.  I usually send out 2-3 emails a week, so I won’t inundate your inbox…believe me, I’m sensitive to an overflowing email inbox!

By subscribing to Nourish and Nestle, we will only use your email address to send you emails (no more than 2-3 per week) that will keep you up to date with the latest news and content on the site. And please know that you can unsubscribe at any time by emailing me or clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of all of our emails. In addition, you will have access to my growing library of knit & crochet patterns, as well as other printables.  This library will continue to grow, so check back often.

Printables and knit patterns are available to all of my subscribers in the Subscriber Benefits Library.  I will continue to add patterns and printables to this page as we go along.

You can also access all the products I referred to in all of my posts on my brand new Nourish and Nestle page on Amazon. You can access it here.

So, if you’d like to get in on the ‘subscriber benefit’ action, simply subscribe to Nourish and Nestle here or using the form on the right sidebar. It’s towards the top a bit. I have sent all my subscribers the link to the Subscriber Benefits Library, but if you missed it or misplaced it, drop me a line.

Until next time…


ble grill.

Thanks for making my day by SHARING!!

Similar Posts


  1. Wow! You have given me some great ideas that I have not thought of. All of these recipes look beautiful and delicious!

  2. Just love those grilled peaches, we cut them in halves and grill flat side down first, flip over and fill with cranberries, brown sugar, nuts…what ever is on hand, So yummy.

  3. Yum, yum, yum! They looks so delicious and nutritious – can’t wait to try! Thanks, Lynn ?

    1. Oh, thanks for sharing your recipe Cynthia! Always on the lookout for yumminess to share with my readers.

      Have a fantastic evening my friend.

      Hugs, Lynn

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *