A summer BBQ may just be what you need this weekend! So today on Family Food Live, 5 Summer Sides for a Weekend BBQ! These dishes can also be paired with your upcoming Father’s Day celebration!

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Are you getting hungry yet? Here are today’s recipes.

Tomato Feta Salad

This Tomato Feta Salad is the perfect side dish for any weekend of grilling. It can also be eaten by itself for a weekday dinner.

Parmesan Corn on the Cob

Shopping List:

  • Sweet Corn, husked
  • 1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter
  • Salt & Pepper


  • 1/2 stick Unsalted Butter
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • Fresh Chives, minced


  • Preheat oven to 400° and line a baking sheet with foil and cooking spray
  • Put the corn on the baking sheet and season with salt & pepper and add a pat of butter to each ear
  • Bake the corn for about 35-40 minutes or until the corn turns slightly brown (while checking the corn, turn on each side)
  • In a saucepan, melt the butter and stir in cheese and chives
  • Remove corn from oven and place on sheet of foil
  • Pour the melted butter mixture onto each ear of corn and wrap up until ready to eat

Creamy Confetti Corn

Shopping List:

  • 4 cups of Fresh Corn
  • 2/3 cup Red Bell Pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Red Onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 3/4 package (8 oz) Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
  • 1/3 cup Milk
  • Green Onions
  • Fresh Parsley


  • In the olive oil, saute the corn, red pepper, and red onion together until tender
  • Add in cheese and milk and stir until cheese is melted (add in more milk if you need to thin it even more)
  • Top with green onions and parsley.

Chick-fil-A Cole Slaw

Ever wonder how Chick-fil-A makes their famous cole slaw? Here’s their no so secret recipe!

Parmesan Roasted Tomatoes

Shopping List:

  • 3 small Tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese, shredded


  • Pre-heat oven to 400°
  • Cut the tomatoes in half and place on lined baking sheet
  • Drizzle olive oil on each of the tomato slices and season with salt & pepper
  • Top with Parmesan Cheese and roast for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted
  • Serve

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