Summer, winter, midweek or weekend, South Africans love to braai – and it’s something we take Very Seriously. While the steak and boerewors might be the main attraction, there’s no reason your braai salads and braai sides can’t be just as exciting. We’ve put together a list of mouthwatering braai side dishes so you can wow the guests at your next get-together.
Nothing beats a warm, fresh-from-the-oven homemade loaf. This miracle pesto bread is made without sugar or carbs, yet still satisfies the most intense of bread cravings. It’s our new go-to braai side dish!
This superfood salad is packed with healthy fruit and vegetables and is the ideal side dish to accompany a braai. Bonus: it’s vegan!
These cauliflower skewers done on the braai hit all the right notes. Grilling the cauli redeems it from boiled blandness, and releases interesting nutty flavours locked deep within. The Basil & Lemon Pesto drizzle with extra chilli will keep everyone (not only your vegan and vegetarian friends) coming back for more.
This pull-apart bread is a crowd-pleasing side for any meal. Actually, make a double batch – we guarantee you’ll want more!
This delicious vegan cous cous and quinoa salad is packed with good-for-you foods and is so tasty that nobody will complain that there’s no meat!
This unusual salad recipe is simple but packed with nutrients – the perfect side for a casual afternoon braai.
What’s a braai without a pasta salad side? This zesty pasta and sauce can also be served hot as a speedy family dinner. Win-win!
Chicken, avo, beans, mealies and yoghurt. Yes, this is a salad but it’s not just any salad. Try it for yourself.
Okay, so marinade isn’t technically a braai side, BUT it’s still a crucial component for a lekker braai. Here we’ve put together marinade recipes for everything from steak, to fish and chicken – even vegetables!
These recipes have been featured in ‘How To Christmas: Irresistible Recipes & Tops Tips For a Perfect Season’ by the educational publisher, Twinkl.