better barbecue sides

Better Barbecue Sides: Simple ways to dress ’em up

You’ve got corn, you’ve got coleslaw, but you can do so much more than that! Make better barbecue sides with a few simple tricks up your sleeve.

Nettie Frank shares some of the best recipes for amped up barbecue side dishes.

Find more of Nettie’s recipes on her website,


Mango Coleslaw:

  • 1 bag shredded coleslaw mix
  • 2 mangos – medium diced
  • Poppyseed dressing

Poppyseed Dressing:

  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Apple cider vinegar
  • 2 T. Poppy seeds

Cilantro Lime Butter:


  • 2 sticks butter – melted
  • 1 lime zested and juiced
  • 1 bunch Cilantro chopped
  • 2 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Pepper


Mix together and use a pastry brush to brush over hot cooked corn on the cob.

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