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12 Grilled Recipes To Try This New Year’s Eve

12 Grilled Recipes To Try This New Year’s Eve

It’s almost time to say goodbye to 2022. But before we give it a proper sendoff, why not plan a big bash with your family and friends? Blue Rhino has some delicious recipes to feature on the menu. And, it’ll give you an excuse to grill more in 2023!

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No one wants their guests to leave a party hungry. It’s best to have appetizers grilled and ready to go when they start to arrive. You can always replenish if supplies start to dwindle! The best appetizers are finger foods – things your guests can pick up, put on a small plate, or hold in their hand while they mingle. Consider having multiple options so everyone finds something they love to nosh on.


Beef and Couscous Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers

Beef and Couscous Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers Why not try this miniature take on traditional stuffed peppers? These will impress your guests with added smokiness and a little bit of char from the grill. Instead of rice, this recipe uses couscous for a fun new take.


Chicken and Bacon Shish Kabobs

Chicken and Bacon Shish Kabobs Shish kabobs always seem to be a crowd favorite. These kabobs have an earthy umami flavor thanks to mushrooms and soy sauce. They’re also slightly sweet from the inclusion of honey and pineapple chunks. Plus, they’re portable, and a great option for guests who are walking around talking to people.


Grilled Oyster Shooters

Grilled Oyster Shooters Oysters are often considered to be a “fancy” party food. But they’re perfect for any gathering! These grilled oyster shooters have a kick from some hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Plus, they have a sweet, smoky flavor from the grill.


Main Course

Now that you’ve whetted your guests’ appetites, it’s time for the main course. Hope they saved some room because we’ve got some mouth-watering options for you.


Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Blue Cheese Topping

Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Blue Cheese Topping This is a meal that feels elegant without being too time consuming or complicated. Think steakhouse quality without waiting for hours to get a table. They key to intense flavor is rubbing the steaks with garlic before you cook them. The blue cheese topping gets it creaminess from cream cheese and yogurt. One tip for a juicier steak? Let it rest for a few minutes before you cut into it. It’ll allow the juices to be reabsorbed by the meat.


Buttermilk Brined Split Chicken Breasts

Buttermilk Brined Split Chicken Breasts This delicious chicken has a little kick from tobasco sauce, along with some earthy flavors from thyme, and a little sweetness from brown sugar. By soaking them in buttermilk overnight, the chicken breasts are moist and flavorful with just a little bit of tang.


Maple-Mustard Glazed Salmon

Maple-Mustard Glazed Salmon For the seafood lovers in the crowd, this salmon is sure to please. This simple recipe has three steps and only seven ingredients. Plus, it cooks in less than ten minutes, so it’ll be ready to go for your hungry guests in no time.


Side Dishes

No good meal is complete without the proper side dishes. Think of it this way – the main dish is the star of the show, and the sides are the supporting cast. You need both parts to have a complete production. They key is to have varying options for people to choose from, so every guest has their own unique meal.


Vegetables Pacific

Vegetables Pacific Start the new year off with a little trip to the west coast! Vegetables Pacific is a flavorful, easy to prepare dish that cooks up in no time. Soy sauce, garlic, and fresh ginger pull everything together with a blend of sweet, spicy flavors. Sliced mushrooms give this dish some earthiness, while red pepper, snow peas, and broccoli give it a fresh crunch. It’s also a great way to work in a veggie dish without relying on the old standbys!


Black Eyed Pea & Dandelion Greens Salad

Black Eyed Pea & Dandelion Greens Salad This salad gets a little bit of heat from diced jalapenos, and a little bit of bite from chopped red onion. This is an easy dish that you can put together ahead of time. It’s best if you refrigerate it for a few hours to really let the flavors meld together. Plus, eating black eyed peas for the new year is supposed to bring good luck!


Crispy Asparagus with Roasted Garlic Aioli

Crispy Asparagus with Roasted Garlic Aioli You can also use your grill to take vegetables to a whole new level. This asparagus gets some extra crunch and flavor from a crusty coating made of panko breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese. Dijon mustard and fresh lemon juice and lemon zest pull the whole dish together. Make a few extra servings, because your guests will be coming back for more!



Save room for dessert! For some of your guests, this may be their last big hurrah before they dive into their fitness goals for the new year, so we have both decadent and not-so-decadent, but still satisfying, options to choose from.


Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Sauce

Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Sauce Fruit is always a refreshing way to end a meal. They’re easy to prepare and grill in no time. Instead of topping them with ice cream, this recipe calls for a mixture of sour cream, brown sugar, and cinnamon, resulting in a tangy, sweet flavor. You’ll also have a great opportunity to test out your grill mark skills as you grill the peaches.


Peppermint Patty Brownies

Peppermint Patty Brownies These brownies are a great way to wrap up the holiday season. The sweet, cooling peppermint filling offers some relief from the chewy, gooey brownies, which are topped with a semi-sweet chocolate glaze. Is your mouth watering yet?


White Chocolate Orange Souffle

White Chocolate Orange Souffle Then, of course, there’s souffle. This souffle recipe is unique because it’s cooked over indirect heat on the grill, which also gives it a unique, smokey flavor. Grated orange peel and Gran Marnier liquor add a punch of citrus flavor. A dusting of powdered sugar on top gives it the perfect presentation – a fitting end to an elegant meal.


Cheers to a New Year!

Whatever your plans for the new year, we wish you love, health, and happiness in the new year. We hope that 2023 is filled with many warm memories surrounded by family and friends. Thank you for allowing Blue Rhino to be a part of it! Cheers to another year!

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