10 Best Barbecue Side Dishes


Chili-Rubbed Grilled Vegetable Kabobs

You can fire up the grill for more than just meat; it's a great way to cook vegetables, too. Impress your guests with these kabobs, which feature colorful veggies in the perfect portion sizes. This recipe calls for a chili rub that really brings out the flavors of bell peppers, red onions and corn.

When preparing the vegetables, cut them in even pieces, making sure they're thick enough to stay on the skewer. Use thin metal -- not wood -- skewers so they won't burn and tear the vegetables like larger metal skewers can. Be sure to turn them regularly to ensure that the veggies cook evenly.