Salad for grilling

As an accompaniment to meat, sausages or mushrooms, various salads are served for grilling. They round off the barbecue and make a good and light supplement as cold food.

Salad for grilling: pepper

Especially at higher temperatures, when the visit sits comfortably in the summer garden, salads are a good alternative to potatoes, rice and cooked vegetables. In addition, they are prepared quickly and taste the very next day.

Here you will find various ideas and recipes for salads as a crisp-fresh side dish for grilling.

Recipe for paprika and paprika cheese salad

A salad of fresh peppers is light and tastes great with a vinegar-oil dressing. If you like it heartier, opt for a spicy paprika and cheese salad. This is quickly prepared and a good souvenir to a spontaneous barbecue. For this salad recipe you should plan about 10 minutes preparation time and a one-hour rest period.

ingredients for 4 persons

  • 4 colorful peppers
  • 200 g of solid cheese, for example Feta, Emmentaler or Gouda
  • Olive or rapeseed oil
  • vinegar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • mustard

Preparing paprika and cheese salad

Salad for grilling: pepper

A normal paprika salad can be refined with feta

  1. First wash and dry the peppers.
  2. Then cut the stalk out of the pods with a sharp knife and remove the seeds. Then cut the vegetables into small strips.
  3. Now dice the cheese into small pieces. - At Feta, drain the lake first.
  4. For the vinaigrette stir together oil, vinegar and mustard and savor with salt and pepper. Depending on the taste you add a bit more mustard.
  5. Put the peppers and cheese in a bowl and pour over the dressing. Then stir well.
  6. Keep the finished salad cold for an hour so it can go through.

Tip: If you add finely chopped red onions or shallots, they give the salad a slightly crisp note.

Recipe for tomato and tuna salad

Salad for grilling: pepper

Fresh tomato salad with tuna

This delicious salad replaces a full meal as a large portion. As a side dish, it goes well with grilled fish. For sausages, steaks or grilled meat, only a small amount of tuna should be added to the salad as it does not match the taste. This recipe can be prepared in 15 minutes. Then the salad should be left in the fridge for an hour.

ingredients for 4 persons

  • 2 cans of tuna in oil
  • 1 kg of beef tomatoes
  • 4 shallots or red onions
  • 1/2 can of corn
  • 2 tbsp light balsamic vinegar
  • 2 lemons
  • Fresh parsley and basil
  • vegetable stock
  • salt
  • pepper
  • chili
  • tomato spice


  1. Drain the tuna over a bowl, as part of the oil is used for the salad.
  2. Mince the fish with a fork and season with lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  3. Then you skinn the onions, cut them into small rings and stir them under the tuna.
  4. While the tuna-onion mixture is taking a moment, drain the corn, wash the tomatoes and divide them into quarters.
  5. Mix tomatoes with corn, broth, chilli powder and tomato seasoning.
  6. Finally, take the tuna and onion mixture from the lemon juice and stir slowly into the salad.
  7. Now you taste it with balsamic and little oil.
  8. Chop the fresh herbs and stir. Then season with salt and pepper as desired.

Recipe for bulgur salad

Salad for grilling: salad

Bulgur salad with tomatoes and leeks

The oriental bulgur salad brings more variety into the typical mixed and green salads, which are served for barbecues. "Bulgur" means precooked durum wheat, which gives the vegetables a special taste. The necessary ingredients can be found in most supermarkets or in a Turkish delicatessen. The preparation of this salad takes more time: So you should plan about 20 minutes and put it overnight cold.

ingredients for 4 persons

  • 250 g of fine bulgur
  • 1 bunch of shallots
  • 3 meat tomatoes
  • 2 fresh hot peppers
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 50 ml rapeseed oil
  • Fresh parsley
  • Juice of a lemon
  • chili powder
  • salt
  • pepper

Preparation of bulgur salad

  1. First, the bulgur must swell up. To do this, pour it over in a bowl of boiling water.
  2. Next, remove the stalk from the beef tomatoes and wash the vegetables. Then you cut it into eighth pieces.
  3. Then shave the shallots and cut into small cubes or rings.
  4. Now pour off the remaining water from the bulgur and finely chop the parsley and pepperoni and mix everything together.
  5. For the dressing: squeeze out half a lemon and season with the oil, tomato paste, salt, pepper and chilli powder.
  6. Then mix the salad with the dressing. If it is too tight, add a little bit of lemon juice.
  7. Keep the salad cold overnight and serve it for grilling.

Recipe for tomato mozzarella salad

Salad for grilling: salad

Tomato Mozzarella Salad

A plate of tomato mozzarella is the classic salad for grilling, because it tastes great with every kind of meat and is prepared within ten minutes. For an intense taste, he should spend an hour in the fridge. However, it also tastes freshly prepared delicious when it needs to go fast.

ingredients for 4 persons

  • 2 packets of mozzarella
  • 3 big tomatoes
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Salt and colorful pepper
  • Possibly. tomato spice
  • Possibly. 1/2 red onion

Preparation of tomato mozzarella salad

  1. First, drain the mozzarella and wash the tomatoes.
  2. Then cut the mozzarella into thin slices.
  3. Halve the tomatoes, remove the stalk in the middle and cut into thin slices.
  4. Remove the leaves from the fresh basil.
  5. Serve alternately with tomato slices, mozzarella and basil in a bowl.
  6. Next, add the olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the salad and season with salt, freshly ground pepper and tomato spice. Alternatively, the dressing can be prepared in a small bowl and poured over the salad.
  7. If you like, cut half a red onion into small rings and put them between the tomatoes and mozzarella slices.

Recipe for curry noodle salad

Salad for grilling: salad

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The spicy curry noodle salad tastes particularly good with grilled meats and steaks and can therefore be recommended without hesitation as a salad for grilling. The curry gives the pasta a fine spicy touch and stands out from the classic pasta salads. The preparation takes about 20 minutes. However, he should then pull about 4 hours in the refrigerator, so that the full flavor unfolds.

ingredients for 4 persons

  • 500 g spiral or loop noodles
  • 1 can of corn
  • 1 can of mushroom slices
  • 2 cans of tangerine slices
  • 2 red peppers
  • 500 g young Gouda
  • 1 glass of salad cream
  • 1 cup of crème fraîche
  • 5 tablespoons curry ketchup
  • curry powder
  • Sweet paprika spice
  • salt
  • pepper

Preparation of curry noodle salad

  1. Cook the noodles bite-dry (about 8-10 minutes), pour them and let them cool.
  2. Meanwhile, the mushrooms, drain the corn and drain. Carefully remove the tangerines with a spoon and pick up the juice.
  3. Next, wash the peppers and dice them together with the cheese.
  4. Now prepare a delicious dressing from the salad cream, the ketchup and the juice. Only a small amount of tangerine juice should be added with stirring until it has the right consistency. Finally, season with salt, pepper and a lot of curry.
  5. Dress cheese and paprika for at least 30 minutes.
  6. Finally, add the dressing with the cheese and the pieces of pepper over the noodles and mix thoroughly. As a coronation, crème fraîche is added.

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