‘Tis the season for yummy backyard barbecues and sun-soaked family meals. If you are a vegetarian, you may sometimes feel like the odd one out. But the grill isn’t just for burgers and sirloins! The best part of summer, aside from the sunshine, are the amazing dishes we make straight from the garden. Here are some amazing vegetarian BBQ dishes.
You could go for the classic corn on the cob with butter and salt, or you can try this yummy Mexican street corn recipe. With some cilantro, chili powder and sour cream. This reinvented grilled corn will be a real crowd-pleaser.
This dish is incredibly easy and delicious. Mix and match however you want with this fajita skewer. Throw on some mushrooms, onions, peppers and even some zucchini. Create a spicy chipotle sauce for the side and it is ready to serve.
As far as vegetarian BBQ dishes go, this grill recipe is a classic and goes with every imaginable summertime dinner. In a pocket of foil, place your diced red potatoes and add some butter or oil, Italian seasoning or maybe something spicy. You can even add some onions or green beans to steam with the potatoes and a little garlic for taste.
You could complete your dinner with a side salad, or you can grill it. Create this Caprese skewer with your essentials like mozzarella, tomatoes and some basil. Try this recipe and throw sourdough bread on as well and sprinkle some balsamic vinegar.
Instead of just grilling your potatoes for your next barbecue outing, why not stuff them before they hit the grill? This “tex-mex” quinoa recipe with black beans, tomatoes and sharp cheddar cheese sounds divine, and the sweet potatoes serving as the delicious bowl is pure genius.
Grilled pizzas are always so delicious and are super fun to make because, honestly, there really is no wrong way to make a pizza. For your next outdoor barbecue, give each person their own flatbread so they can design their own pizza. For those vegetarians out there, you can load it with peppers, olives, tomatoes, anything your heart desires. That way the meat lovers can be happy while the veg-heads have their veggie pizza to enjoy.
For your next vegetarian recipe experiment, make your own little decorated eggplant. On one slice, you can throw some cheese, corn and black beans. For a different slice, put some marinara sauce and mozzarella with a little basil. Mix and match or make your own!
You don’t have to feel left out at your next outdoor cookout. While everyone is having their cheeseburgers, you can have your very own Portobello mushroom burger. Garnish it with some avocado, arugula, tomato, red onion or everything. It’s your burger, stack all the greens and enjoy!
Throw on the tortilla shells and have some flame-grilled tacos. Grill up some portobello mushrooms, spicy or sweet peppers, chickpeas, corn and some onions and you have yourself a hearty taco. Add some yummy garnishes like avocado, pico de gallo, hot sauce or some cilantro for taste.
Vegetarian BBQ dishes don’t stop with dinner! You can use the grill to make yourself some dessert for your guests afterwards with this super easy recipe. Cut and remove the pits of some peaches and cherries, grill them for a few minutes, throw them in a bowl with some ice cream or yogurt and you have yourself some scrumptious dessert. This recipe works just as well with plums, pineapple and even strawberries.