The ultimate guide to the best BBQ food 2022

It's BBQ season, and we have rounded up some of the best BBQ food releases for summer this year for meat-eater to vegans.

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by Ellen Kinsey |

It's BBQ season, and we have rounded up some of the best BBQ food releases for summer this year. From meat-eaters to vegans to those with food intolerances - we have picked out the most delicious food that everyone will enjoy and will have your neighbours peeking over the fence to see.

Nothing beats the smell of a grill on a warm summer's evening while sipping on an ice-cold G&T. Truly, there is nothing quite like it. And whether you have a charcoal BBQ or gas, the food will turn out smoky and delicious every time. Grocery shopping for a BBQ party can be quite overwhelming, with so many products to choose from, both in the supermarket and online.

That's why we've pulled together the top products available to buy; from fancy burgers, flavourful skewers or vegetarian and vegan options, we have you covered.

We have selected the best products and organised them into different categories: meats, vegan products and other BBQ essentials, so you can stock up on only the best this season.

Are you hungry yet? We sure are. Let's take a look at our favourite BBQ food releases that will amaze any crowd.

The best BBQ food

Sausages and pork

Aldi Ashfields Grill Maple Pork Belly Slices 400g 

Ashfields Grill Maple Pork Belly Slices

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Sweet and satiating. These beautifully marinated boneless maple BBQ pork belly slices will be a hit at any outdoor summer party.

Tesco Fire Pit Chorizo Sausages 6 Pack 300G 

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Dive into cured pork sausages with smoked paprika and garlic because everyone loves chorizo, right? 
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Tesco Fire Pit 14 Jumbo Pork Sausages 1.12Kg 

Tesco Fire Pit 14 Jumbo Pork Sausages

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This jumbo pack of sausages will be great for feeding hungry guests at your BBQ party. 
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Aldi Specially Selected 12 Scottish Cumberland Pork Chipolatas 375g 

Specially Selected 12 Scottish Cumberland Pork Chipolatas

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These specially selected sausages are gluten-free, high quality and will fill up a ravenous crowd.

Red meat

Aldi Specially Selected The Best Ever Burger 340g 

Specially Selected The Best Ever Burger 340g

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These high-quality burgers are made from chuck, brisket and dry-aged beef bone marrow and will make the most succulent juicy burgers. Just grab your favourite toppings and you are in for a treat.

Sainsbury's British Beef Steak & Caramelised Onion Burgers, Taste the Difference x2 340g 

Sainsbury's British Beef Steak & Caramelised Onion Burgers

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Take your burger game to the next level. These juicy beef burgers are made with British flank meat and beautifully caramelised onions.

Waitrose No.1 Hereford Beef Sirloin Steak 

No.1 Hereford Beef Sirloin Steak

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This sirloin steak is tender, juicy and full of flavour. Made from grass and forage fed Hereford beef which comes from a small group of British farmers, you know you will be eating quality meat. Marinate it in a spice rub or keep it classic.

M&S 4 Lamb Shish Kebabs 

M&S 4 Lamb Shish Kebabs

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These flavorful minced, smoked lamb kebabs are flavoured with garlic, coriander and cumin and are gluten-free. Perfect for pairing with grilled pita bread and tzatziki.

Chicken

Sainsbury's Summer Edition British Chicken Garlic & Herb Kofta Kebabs x6 360g 

Sainsbury's Summer Edition British Chicken Garlic & Herb Kofta Kebabs

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These chopped and shaped British chicken koftas are made with a lovely garlic and herb seasoning - perfect for those who have a milder palette and are not a fan of heavily spiced foods. Kids will love these too.

Sainsbury's Coconut & Mango British Fresh Chicken Breast Sizzlers 315g 

Sainsbury's Coconut & Mango British Fresh Chicken Breast Sizzlers

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British chicken breasts with a tropical coconut, mango and chilli marinade. A real tropical treat.

M&S Fully Loaded Shawarma 

M&S Fully Loaded Shawarma

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Marinated in 14 Middle Eastern-inspired herbs and spices with preserved lemons and a sachet of zesty lemon and garlic yoghurt dressing for dipping, these shawarmas take the hard work out of prepping.

Iceland Scarily Spicy Carolina Reaper Chicken Wings 750g 

Iceland Scarily Spicy Carolina Reaper Chicken Wings

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These skin-on chicken wings in a Carolina Reaper chilli marinade really pack a punch. Most supermarket food's chilli levels are lower than they say on the pack; however, these live up to the name. Spice lovers - this one's for you.

Seafood

Sainsbury's Large King Prawns ASC, Taste the Difference 150g 

Sainsbury's Large King Prawns ASC, Taste the Difference 150g

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These cooked and peeled king prawns are perfect for grilling quickly on the grill. Either marinate them in a simple garlic and herb marinate or leave them plain. As they are precooked they just need a few seconds to heat up.

Aldi The Tasty Catch Co. Garlic, Chilli & Coriander Marinated King Prawns 150g 

The Tasty Catch Co. Garlic, Chilli & Coriander Marinated King Prawns

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These chilli, garlic and coriander marinated prawns will make beautifully juicy skewers.

Tesco Firepit Chilli & Lime Salmon Kebabs  

T Firepit Chilli & Lime Salmon Kebabs

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These lovely chilli and lime salmon kebabs are marinated to perfection and a perfect lighter alternative to an entire salmon filet. Perfect for seafood lovers and pescatarians.  
Any 2 for £8 Clubcard Price - Selected Tesco Ready To Cook & Bbq Products 180g - 1120g

Vegan and vegetarian

Wicked Kitchen 2 Jalapeno Griller Patties 226G 

Wicked Kitchen 2 Jalapeno Griller Patties 226G

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A cheaper alternative to the Beyond Meat Plant-Based Burger. These soy-free spicy plant-based burgers will go down as a treat for any spice loving vegan in the crowd. All the flavour, there is no blandness here.

Richmond 8 BBQ Sauce Meat Free Vegan Sausages 336G 

Richmond 8 Bbq Sauce Meat Free Vegan Sausages 336G

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These meat-free BBQ sauce flavour sausages have the same juicy texture you know and love from Richmond but with a hint of smoky flavours.

Plant Pioneers Vegan Steaks x2 227g 

Plant Pioneers Vegan Steaks x2 227g

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These mushroom and wheat gluten steaks are made with coconut milk and natural flavourings and cook beautifully marinated with dried herbs and garlic.

Moving Mountains Plant-Based Hot Dogs 

Moving Mountains Plant-Based Hot Dogs

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Unlike any other plant-based hot dogs, these bangers are gluten-free and soy-free. Moving Mountains Hot Dogs are made using sunflower seeds and has a delicious naturally smoked flavour and a realistic texture. The perfect choice for someone with food intolerances.

Attis Cyprus Halloumi 4 Burger Slices 

Attis Cyprus Halloumi 4 Burger Slices

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Who doesn’t love squeaky salty grilled cheese? These are a perfect alternative to plant-based meats for vegetarians.

Bread, condiments and other BBQ food

Aldi Specially Selected 4 Sliced Seeded Brioche Burger Buns 200g

Specially Selected 4 Sliced Seeded Brioche Burger Buns 200g

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Turn a regular BBQ burger into a gourmet masterpiece with these brioche buns from Aldi.

Specially Selected Sliced Vegan Brioche Burger Buns 4 Pack 

Specially Selected Sliced Vegan Brioche Burger Buns 4 Pack

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Don’t miss out on gourmet brioche burger buns when you’re vegan. Aldi does a great alternative that will take your burger to the next level.

Tesco Free From 4 Hot Dog Rolls 

Tesco Free From 4 Hot Dog Rolls

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Those with a gluten intolerance can join the party with these free-from hot dog rolls. You can get Free From burger buns from Tesco too. These days no one needs to miss out.

Sheldon's Sliced Hot Dog Rolls x6 

Sheldon

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These six sliced rolls are thick enough to load your hot dog up with all the garnishes and condiments.

Tesco Mild 10 Cheddar Slices 250G 

Tesco Mild 10 Cheddar Slices 250G

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This mild cheddar cheese is the perfect way to top off your burger. You can't go wrong with a classic.

Violife Original Sliced 200G 

Violife Original Sliced 200G

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The ultimate vegan cheese. Violife slices provide a lovely cheesy taste for your burgers – totally dairy-free. Not to mention it melts really well, so you won’t miss out on a thing.

LEON Love Burger Sauce 240ml 

LEON Love Burger Sauce 240ml

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This American-style mustard blend of dill and mild adds big, bold flavours to your burger. Plus, it is vegan and gluten-free, so everyone at your party can enjoy it.

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