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50 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes

50 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes

50 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes
I’m pretty sure ours is the only house in our neighborhood that doesn’t have a behemoth of a gas grill in the backyard. (The people behind us even have two gas grills!) I’m not sure if this is because we’re vegetarian or because grilling sometimes seems like too much work and we’re lazy. We do, however, have a little charcoal grill that we fire up on occasion during the summer months.

When meat eaters cook for vegetarians, frozen veggie burger patties are usually their go-to option. And don’t get me wrong, I enjoy them! But if we’re grilling for ourselves, it hardly seems worth all that effort for two little veggie burgers. When I grill, I want to grill something that’s worth it! Well, here are 50 vegetarian grilling recipes that are totally worth it.

Grilled Veggie Salad with Parmesan Polenta RecipeGrilled Veggie Salad with Basil Parmesan Polenta
Grilled Veggie Banh Mi Sandwiches
Grilled Summer Squash Pizza [Aggie’s Kitchen]
Caramelized Grilled Asparagus [Bell’Alimento]
Hawaiian Teriyaki Shish Kabobs [Kitchen Treaty]
Tex-Mex Grilled Sweet Corn & Tomato Salad [MomFoodie]
Easy Grilled Vegetables [Gimme Some Oven]
Creamy Grilled Artichoke Dip [Food for my Family]
Grilled Ratatouille Pasta Salad [Two Peas and Their Pod]
Butter Herb Grilled Summer Veggie Packets [Sarah’s Cucina Bella]

Miso Marinated Grilled Summer SquashMiso Marinated Grilled Summer Squash
Grilled Caprese Naan Pizza
Mediterranean Couscous with Grilled Vegetables [Bev Cooks]
Grilled Corn Avocado Salad with Smokey Paprika Vinaigrette [A Spicy Perspective]
Grilled Vegetable Sandwiches [Foxes Love Lemons]
Grilled Cabbage Wedges with Spicy Lime Dressing [Breanna’s Recipe Box]
Grilled Eggplant Parmesan de breaded au natural [The Cozy Apron]
Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Fresh Corn and Black Beans [A Couple Cooks]
Cold Grilled Vegetable Soup [The Healthy Foodie]
Black Quinoa with Grilled Vegetables, Basil and Feta [Healthy Green Kitchen]

Grilled Portabella Muffuletta RecipeGrilled Portabella Muffuletta Sandwich
Mama Ghannouj
Grilled Avocado Tacos [Oh Sweet Basil]
Grilled Veggies with Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette [The Lemon Bowl]
Garden Pizza with Grilled Corn, Feta and Balsamic [Very Culinary]
Grilled Corn Quesadillas [Taste and Tell]
Grilled Fig Bruschetta [Recipe Girl]
Grilled Zucchini Goat Cheese Pesto Panini [Running to the Kitchen]
Grilled Vegetable Panzanella [Simply Scratch]
Grilled Zucchini Eggplant Parmesan [Cookin’ Canuck]

Grilled PeachesGrilled Peaches
Grilled Hummus Zucchini Crostini [Sarcastic Cooking]
Grilled Artichoke Pesto Zucchini Bites [Fifteen Spatulas]
Grilled Asparagus Tartines with Fresh Ricotta Pesto and Scallions [Panini Happy]
Grilled Corn and Tomato Fettuccine [How Sweet Eats]
Grilled Nectarines [A Cozy Kitchen]
Grilled Eggplant Halloumi and Pesto Burgers [Veggie Belly]
Stuffed Portabellas Stacked with Grilled Vegetables [Loaves and Dishes]
Balsamic Grilled Vegetables [Family Fresh Cooking]
Whole Wheat Orzo and Grilled Vegetables [Kalyn’s Kitchen]

Thai Style Grilled CornThai-Style Grilled Corn with Roasted Peanuts
Grilled Vegetables with Yogurt Tahini Sauce [Cooking Light]
White Broccoli Pizza [Baked Bree]
Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges with Spicy Adobo Greek Yogurt Sauce [Eighty Twenty]
Pesto-Topped Grilled Summer Squash [Eating Well]
Spring Vegetable Tacos with Cauliflower Tortillas [Roost]
Tofu Greek Salad with Char-Grilled Vegetables, Rocket & Pistachios [Greek Vegetarian]
Grilled Potato Salad [101 Cookbooks]
Grilled Rosemary Garlic Potatoes [Virtually Homemade]
Eggplant Steak with Chickpeas, Roasted Red Peppers, Feta Cheese & Black Olives [Vegetarian Times]

Vegetarian Grilling Cookbooks!

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If you’re looking for more vegetarian and vegan grilling recipes, here are some additional resources:

The New Vegetarian Grill: 250 Flame-Kissed Recipes for Fresh, Inspired Meals

Grilling Vegan Style: 125 Fired-Up Recipes to Turn Every Bite into a Backyard BBQ

Grills Gone Vegan

The Complete Book of Vegetarian Grilling: Over 150 Easy and Tasty Recipes You Can Grill Indoors and Out

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69 Comments

  • Reply
    Anele @ Success Along the Weigh
    June 4, 2013 at 8:42 am

    Grilling is always worth the effort for me. I’ve been grilling everything that’ll stand still lately, nothing is safe! 🙂 For me what I deem possibly not worth the effort/trouble is the smoker box. I love the flavor it gives (especially fish) but having smoke billowing into my eyes and then smelling like I’ve camped for 5 days within 5 minutes is irritating.

    Great recipe round up!

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 4, 2013 at 2:09 pm

      Oh yeah, a smoker box is just way too advanced for me. Then again, I don’t think those are meant for squash and mushrooms. 😉

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    Rebecca
    June 4, 2013 at 9:14 am

    Wow, thank you for this impressive list of vegetarian grilling options. My fiancé and I are only just now starting to experiment with grilled veggies…we’ve always stuck to the simple veggie kebab option. Last week we made an amazing (and simple!) grilled eggplant recipe from Forks Over Knives and that’s when I decided we need to do this more often! Your recipe roundup will most certainly come in handy-thanks again 🙂

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 4, 2013 at 2:07 pm

      You can’t go wrong with kebabs, but there are definitely lots of other options out there!

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    Maria Tadic
    June 4, 2013 at 9:44 am

    I always love these posts that you do. It’s like a mini cookbook all in one day!

    I like grilled – though not as much as my husband. We own a tiny little bodum grill that was only $100 bucks. It uses charcoal and is the perfect size for the two of us! But your right…it’s a lot of effort!

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      Kiersten
      June 4, 2013 at 2:06 pm

      That’s the grill we have! 😀 I won’t lie, I totally bought it because I thought it was cute.

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    Grace @ Perpetual Nomming
    June 4, 2013 at 10:07 am

    Grilled veggies will always be my number 1. Even when I did eat meat, I often chose the veggies over the meat! I’ve never tried grilled peaches, but they look great! When we used to live in America, we had a phase of grilling zucchini about 5 times a week in the summer. mmm good times!

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 4, 2013 at 2:05 pm

      Grilled zucchini is so good! I actually have a grilled zucchini recipe scheduled for later this month. 🙂

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    Caitlin
    June 4, 2013 at 10:38 am

    i loveeeee grilled vegetables. what a great round-up!

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    Hannah @Tales From The Last Frontier
    June 4, 2013 at 11:10 am

    These look so awesome! I looove grilled veggie-goodness! I actually tried those Hawaiian Shish-Kabobs on Memorial Day. They were delicious! And, I totally am on the same page with the grilling thing. It seems like all of our neighbors have HUGE gas grills. We just use a little charcoal thing for all of our veggie endeavors 🙂

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 4, 2013 at 2:04 pm

      Ooh, I’m glad to hear that because I want to make them too! 🙂

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    Alexis @ Hummusapien
    June 4, 2013 at 11:17 am

    Fabulous list! I’ve got by eye on those grilled peaches and that thai corn with roasted peanuts. Why oh why have I never tried grilled peaches?! Oh, and grilled avocado is definitely at the top of my list, too!

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 4, 2013 at 2:03 pm

      I love grilling fruit in the summer. I will grill just about everything, but stone fruits are the best. And pineapple!

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    Kare @ Kitchen Treaty
    June 4, 2013 at 11:30 am

    I am laughing. I have a vegetarian grilling recipe round-up in drafts. But I was only up to about 10. I think I’ll just defer to yours instead. 😉 Thank you for linking up my shish kabobs!

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 4, 2013 at 2:03 pm

      I think we have some weird psychic connection going here. 🙂 But there are definitely enough good vegetarian grilling recipes for two posts!

  • Reply
    Tanya Phillips
    June 4, 2013 at 11:54 am

    Thank you! Hubby and I were wondering if it was worth it to get a grill seeing as how we would only be grilling veggies. Lots of great recipes here 🙂

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 4, 2013 at 1:59 pm

      I think a small grill is definitely worth it. 🙂

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    Heidi @ Food Doodles
    June 4, 2013 at 1:20 pm

    Ahh, this makes me want a grill even more. We have to reserve our grilling for the weekend when we go out to my inlaws place but I really want one for our house. People around here grill all year long, which is weird since we live in Canada… but still. Everything looks delicious!

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 4, 2013 at 1:58 pm

      That’s funny, because here you really could grill all year because the weather is so mild, but I never see anyone in our neighborhood using their grills until late spring. 🙂

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    [email protected]'s Recipes
    June 4, 2013 at 2:15 pm

    A delicious roundup, Kiersten.

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    Paula - bell'alimento
    June 4, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    What a great list! Thanks so much for including my asparagus : )

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    Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective
    June 4, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    Great grilling recipes!

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    Aggie
    June 4, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    What a fantastic roundup!! We have 2 grills, a charcoal one and a gas one. I love cooking dinner on my gas grill, instead of dealing with my oven. And veggies are my #1 fave thing to grill! I recently grilled cauliflower & Vidalia onion in a grill basket and added it to quinoa for a salad, it was delicious!

    Thanks so much for including that grilled squash pizza – a favorite!

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      Kiersten
      June 6, 2013 at 7:24 pm

      Grilled cauliflower! Now that’s one I’ll have to try soon. 🙂

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    [email protected] n Dishes
    June 4, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    Thanks for including me in this awesome line up Kierstan! We don’t have a grill at this time either; so any of my recipes that are grilled, I’ve made while visiting those who have grills.

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 6, 2013 at 7:23 pm

      Hmm, good idea. Maybe I should see if I can borrow one of my neighbor’s gas grills for a night!

  • Reply
    Laura (Tutti Dolci)
    June 4, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    I love grilled veggies; fab round-up of eats!

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    Kalyn
    June 4, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    Great round-up and thanks for including me.

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 6, 2013 at 7:22 pm

      Of course! I love your meatless recipes. 🙂

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    angela @ another bite please
    June 4, 2013 at 7:17 pm

    thai style grilled corn with peanuts! Holla! now wowzer will that make a cookout or what…can’t wait for our corn to get in season so we can start eating fresh sweet corn.

    • Reply
      Kiersten
      June 6, 2013 at 7:22 pm

      I totally nerd out over corn season. I get WAY too excited about it.

  • Reply
    Jennifer @ Delicieux
    June 4, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    What an amazing collection of recipes! I’ll definitely be referencing this next summer (we’ve just headed into winter here in Australia).

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    Robin {Mom Foodie}
    June 4, 2013 at 8:18 pm

    Thanks for including my corn salad 🙂

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      Kiersten
      June 6, 2013 at 7:21 pm

      No problem! I love grilled corn. 🙂

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    Hannah @ CleanEatingVeggieGirl
    June 4, 2013 at 9:31 pm

    AWESOME post!! You know this definitely got bookmarked! 😉

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    Lisa @ Greek Vegetarian
    June 5, 2013 at 3:40 am

    So many fabulous grilling ideas here. This is great!! I’m in love with those peaches. And stuffed portobellas and zucchini eggplant parmesans are gonna have to happen in my kitchen real soon!

    Thanks so much for linking up to my tofu Greek salad 🙂

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    Daniela @foodrecipeshq
    June 5, 2013 at 4:50 am

    I love the freshness and crunchiness of grilled veggies. Thanks for this beautiful list, great inspiration!

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    Ruta
    June 5, 2013 at 6:47 am

    I want this list on my fridge! There are so many awesome ideas and recipes on here that I can’t wait to try! We grill a lot over the summer, although most of the time it’s just vegetables or tofu (weird, huh?). That’s why this list is perfect. Thanks!

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      Kiersten
      June 6, 2013 at 7:20 pm

      Not weird at all! 😀 I love tofu on the grill!

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    Marta @ What should I eat for breakfast today
    June 5, 2013 at 7:36 am

    You rocked this year bbq season!

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