Best Vegetarian Grilling Recipes for Summer

By Kristen Callihan | Last Updated: May 19, 2017

Grilled Strawberry and Cucumber Salad

Grilled Strawberry and Cucumber Salad

Worried about what to serve vegetarian friends at your summer barbecue? Well, take heart – we aren’t just grilling veggie burgers anymore! These are the best vegetarian grilling recipes from fruit to tofu. Don’t think for one nanosecond that you can’t serve the best grilled options that are also vegetarian – we’ve made sure you can with these original, mouth-watering recipes. You might be surprised at some of the delicious creations we’ve found – let’s take a peek! Here are the best vegetarian grilling recipes.

Jamaican Jerk Grilled Eggplant

Just thirty minutes from start to finish, your guests will be dazzled with this variation of a summer grilling favorite! This recipe makes about 8 “steaks.”

Honey and Lime Grilled Pineapple

Is your mouth watering yet? It will be once you drop these tangy treats on the grill! Some enjoy these with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for dessert, while others love them with a stack of seitan ribs, or cut into chunks to dip into hummus (or other dips), or alongside a piece of spiced up grilled corn. Be creative with yours!

Smoked Seitan Barbecue Ribs

Look no further than the AstroEater for this savory twist on traditional barbecue ribs. He’ll show you pictures of each step of the process, which takes about an hour and a half from start to plate. Carnivores, don’t be jelly – there’s plenty to go around!

Grilled Corn with Sriracha Aioli

Kick that basic corn recipe up a notch with this version – incorporating 10 ingredients including garlic, lime, herbs and paprika. You’re gonna need plenty of these grilled ears for your picnic – count on guests coming back for seconds!

Grilled Avocado Stuffed with Smoky Hearts of Palm Vegan Salsa

With flavors of lime, smoked paprika and chipotle on seared avocado halves, this will surely be the star of the side dishes at your picnic.

Teriyaki Seitan Kebabs

Marinated seitan and all your favorite veggies make these kebabs divine – throw a few fresh pineapple chunks on with them for utter bliss! You could also try a slightly different variation with these tasty grilled veggie skewers with creamer potatoes, incorporating tofu, tiny potatoes and a wide assortment of colorful veggies. Another sort from Green Evi will leave guests envious of your skills with her peanut and cilantro grilled veggie skewers.

Grilled Peach Sandwich with Basil and Thai Peanut Sauce

A playful version of the traditional grilled sandwich, this one uses fragrant fresh-picked peach slices. Divine! If you like grilled fruit, you could also experiment with other fruits, making sandwiches like this grilled watermelon and tempeh sandwich or just serving it up as a fresh and tasty side!

Grilled Scallions with Romesco Sauce

Here’s a scrumptious side dish for almost any main griller. This recipe walks you through each step for the sauce and the vegetables, about 50 minutes from start to plate. If you like this type of side, you could also try these blistered shishito peppers on the grill.

Grilled Tofu with Lemon and Rosemary

You’ll need super firm tofu marinated in the chef’s homemade sauce for this one. Make sure you monitor your grill time for each side to get the proper grill marks!

Grilled Halloumi with Pomegranate Salsa

This recipe was created for pan grilling, but you can do it on the grill as well – just make sure you brush plenty of oil over both sides of your creamy halloumi in order to keep it from sticking when you go to flip it.

About Kristen Callihan

Kristen writes for several websites providing content related to education, the environment, vegetarianism, sociology, culture, psychology and more. You can reach her at: http://lakesedge.wix.com/lakesidewriting

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