Top 5 Kid-Friendly Grilling Recipes

Top 5 Kid Friendly Grilling Recipes For Picky Eaters

It’s Labor Day weekend, one of the biggest grilling weekends of the year. Many things taste delicious on the grill, but some kids may disagree.

We kid-tested these recipes and got an A+ from our picky eaters, so now it’s your turn. Happy grilling! πŸ”


1. Mini Cheddar Burgers


πŸ” 2 lbs. ground beef
πŸ” Cheddar cheese
πŸ” 1 small onion, diced
πŸ” Ground black pepper
πŸ” Kosher salt
πŸ” Paprika
πŸ” Slider buns
πŸ” Condiments (lettuce, pickles, ketchup, etc.)
πŸ” Bacon (optional, but delicious)

Step 1:Β Place ground beef, onion, pepper, salt and paprika in a large mixing bowl and mix by hand. Form into small patties.

Step 2:Β Shape mixture into mini burgers, about the size of your palm. Place on grill and grill for about 4 minutes on each side.Β 

Step 3:Β Place slice of cheddar cheese on top and let melt, about 1 minute. Take off the grill and enjoy!

2. Cheddar Dogs


🌭 Hot dogs
🌭 Cheddar cheese
🌭 Hot dog buns
🌭 Condiments (ketchup, mustard, etc.)

Step 1:Β Okay, these are the easiest thing to make in the world! Cut a slit in the top of the hot dog -- big enough to stuff some cheddar cheese in. Throw it on the grill for a few moments and you're done!

Top with condiments of your choice.

3. Summer Chicken Skewers


🍒 2 lbs. chicken tenderloins, cut into bite size pieces
🍒 Mixed sweet peppers
🍒 Cherry tomatoes
🍒 Kosher salt
🍒 Ground black pepper

Step 1:Β These skewers are super easy to make! Just cut the chicken and peppers into bite sized pieces.

Step 2:Β Thread the pieces onto skewers and alternate with the tomatoes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and grill for 7-8 minutes, turning halfway through.Β 

Note: Use grill-ready skewers. Bamboo skewers may melt on the grill unless soaked in water an hour prior.

4. Tiny Grilling Potatoes


πŸ₯” 2 lbs baby Yukon potatoes
πŸ₯” Olive oil
πŸ₯” Rosemary
πŸ₯” Basil
πŸ₯” Thyme
πŸ₯” Ground black pepper
πŸ₯” Kosher salt

Step 1:Β Wash and clean baby potatoes. Cut in halves or quarters depending on size.Β 

Step 2:Β Toss potatoes, olive oil and spices in a bowl. Portion individually and put into aluminum foil. Grill on high for 25 minutes.Β 

5. Smores Banana Boats


🍫 Bunch of ripe bananas
🍫 Semi-sweet chocolate chips
🍫 Mini marshmallows

Slice banana open from one end to the other. Fill with chocolate chips and top with mini marshmallows. Grill on medium-high heat for 4-6 minutes and enjoy!


We hope you get a chance to try one, two, or all five of our kid-friendly grilling recipes this Labor Day weekend!✨

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