Just because you are not throwing a steak on the grill doesn't mean it isn't the perfect way to cook. Intense heat and an open flame mean flavor for everything that hits the cooking grate. Try these fantastic vegetarian recipes any time. The secret is great fruit, vegetables, and other dishes are the appropriate heat and a watchful eye.
While vegetarian, these recipes are not all vegan. Substitutions may need to be made to maintain a vegan diet.
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My favorite way to cook asparagus is on the grill. It really helps to bring out its natural flavor. Be careful not to overcook it, though, asparagus should have a little crunch.
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Grilled Asparagus Tacos
A great recipe for "Meatless Monday" or vegetarian meals. Asparagus spears are taken to the grill, placed into warmed whole grain tortillas, topped with chunky salsa, and cotija cheese. A veritable feast without all the meat. If inclined, try with a fresh batch of guacamole and Mexican crema to change up the flavor profile.
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This is a great fusion dish inspired by both Indian and Chinese cooking. Don't be afraid of the spicy part. The chili sauce is relatively mild and the sweetness of the sauce offsets this component quite nicely. Serve with rice pilaf or fresh naan bread for a delicious vegetarian meal.
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This is a tasty grilled vegetarian recipe that is full of flavor and makes a delicious meal. Ratatouille is a traditional French Provincial recipe made from the last things harvested from the garden.Continue to 5 of 16 below.
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This is a traditional eggplant dip (or Baba Ghanoush) prepared on the grill. Roasting the eggplant over an open flame adds a depth of flavor that is key for this dish.
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This is a quick and delicious way to prepare vegetables any time of the year. Look for squash and eggplant that are firm so they can hold up to the grill.
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There's no better way to cook a pizza than on the grill. This high, dry heat makes it the perfect pizza oven. This Greek-inspired pizza is loaded with refreshing flavors and sure to make everyone happy.
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This flavorful slaw is great served on sandwiches or all by itself. The unique blending of flavors gives this dish a slightly spicy and very rich appeal.Continue to 9 of 16 below.
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These grilled tomatoes are rich in flavor, yet simple to prepare. Remember to look for large ripe tomatoes for this recipe.
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Grilled bananas are delicious. Make sure that you have a well-oiled grate before putting the banana pieces on. You won't want them to stick, ruining your dessert. By leaving the bananas in the peel they will hold up better on the grill. Add vanilla ice cream and liquor as a finishing touch.
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Refreshing and delicious, grilled vegetables add so much flavor to these panini sandwiches. Enjoy with your favorite side salad and a cool drink.
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This Japanese-style grilled eggplant is absolutely delicious. The miso baste gives this eggplant a slightly tart, but sweet flavor that is absolutely fantastic. Serve as an appetizer or main dish.Continue to 13 of 16 below.
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This simple portabello mushroom recipe can be served in multiple ways. They can be served as a side dish or appetizer, but they can also be grilled ahead of time and added to soups and stews. The grilled flavor with add a bright quality to most home cooked meals
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These quick and easy veggie kebabs make a great main or side dish. You can even put them together and freeze them for when you need a quick, grilled meal.
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This flavorful dip is great for any occasion. Try it at your next cookout or Super Bowl party. If you're not fond of feta cheese, you can always use crumbled blue cheese instead.
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This sweet and buttery grilled apricot dish goes well with ice cream or with a soft cheese like Brie.