Meals for the Grill: Summer Dinner Ideas That Sizzle

Supercharge your grilling game (and your summer meals!) with recipes and extras that take weeknight dinners and summer get-togethers to the next level.

Summer table spread with kababs, grilled fish, and grilled veggie pasta

The days are longer and the grill is lit — all you need is a spark of inspiration. We’ve taken a few grilling stalwart dinner ideas and paired them with unexpected sauces, ready-to-eat summery sides and peak-season produce. Serve and sip with our beer and wine recommendations, and we’ve got your summer table reimagined.*

P.S. Sear more, spend less. From 6/14 through 7/4, catch amazing deals to up your sizzle all summer long.**

Grilled Strip Steak with Garlicky Rainbow Chard

No-Antibiotics-Ever Strip Steak

Start with high standards: The steak from our Meat department’s butcher case must always be Animal Welfare Certified and from animals raised with no antibiotics ever and no added hormones.† Strip steak is a tender cut with visible marbling, which can give the meat big flavor and juiciness. It loves a bold sauce, like one with a blast of soy sauce and sesame oil. To round out the meal, grab some vibrant green or rainbow chard while you’re at it — it sautés up in minutes and is perfect for balancing out the rich flavor of the beef.

Get a recipe: Grilled Strip Steak with Garlicky Rainbow Chard

Grilled Halibut with Peaches

Sustainable Wild Caught Halibut

This mild, firm fish is grill-ready and sauce-ready, especially for marinades that are a little sweet and savory. Grill or pan-sear some artichokes and peaches for dessert, and you’ve got yourself one seriously summery meal. (P.S. The halibut, along with the rest of the wild-caught seafood in our Seafood department, must always be certified or rated for sustainability.)

Get a recipe: Grilled Halibut with Peaches

Grilled Chicken Kabobs

No-Antibiotics-Ever Chicken Kabobs

Too busy to prep for the grill? Pick up some ready-to-cook kabobs in our Meat department: They’re packed with veggies and no-antibiotics-ever chicken. Choose pre-marinated or marinate your own in something zingy and salty-sweet. Raise the stakes (or kabobs) by threading on some grill-friendly fruit like pineapple chunks — they’ll get caramelized and extra sweet.

Sustainable Wild Caught Chilean Sea Bass

Sustainable Wild Caught Chilean Sea Bass

Mild yet rich and lightly sweet, sustainable wild-caught Chilean sea bass is another firm fillet that holds up well to the grill and loves an umami-packed marinade. Keep your meals on the lighter side with sweet summer veggies like snap peas and bright green salads. For a crispy-creamy side, boil small new potatoes, then smash and fry lightly in a skillet for crackling outsides.

Get a recipe: Seared Chilean Sea Bass with Snap Peas

No-Antibiotics-Ever Sirloin Steak

No-Antibiotics-Ever Sirloin Steak

Nothing says a classic summer meal like sirloin with steak sauce, asparagus and fingerling potatoes. Be sure to throw the asparagus on the grill instead of steaming or sautéing — you won’t be able to get enough of their smoky sweetness. Finish it off with a bold red wine, and it’s summer meets steakhouse.*

Snacks, Sauces and Sips

Our summer must-haves? Cases of sparkling water, a lineup of grilling marinades to mix it up every night of the week, the crunchiest chips we can find and, of course, something sweet to top it all off.

*Must be 21+. Please drink responsibly.

**Valid 6/14 – 7/4/24. U.S. only. Availability may vary by store location and type. While supplies last. Quantities limited. Quantity limits apply. Must be a Prime member to receive Prime discount.

†There are no hormones approved for use in the production of poultry, goat, veal calves, mature sheep or exotic, non-amenable species (such as bison, buffalo, elk and venison).

††Availability may vary by store.

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