Summer BBQs are the perfect time to explore a variety of vegetarian dishes. You’ll find everything from quick skewers to hearty burgers in this collection. Whether you’re a seasoned vegetarian or just want to try something new, these recipes are a great addition to your grilling repertoire that prove meatless doesn’t mean meh.

Teriyaki tofu skewers.
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Portobello Mushroom Steak

Portobello Mushroom Steak. Photo credit: The Urben Life.

Tender portobello mushrooms are marinated in a simple 5-ingredient sauce and grilled in under 30 minutes. This makes them a great choice for summer BBQs.
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Grilled Garlic Lemon Halloumi & Veggie Kabobs

Grilled Garlic Lemon Halloumi & Veggie Kabobs. Photo credit: Pass Me Some Tasty.

Garlic lemon halloumi and vegetables are skewered and grilled. They are easy to prepare and perfect for a meatless main dish during summer BBQs.
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Grilled Avocados Stuffed with Veggie Quinoa

Grilled Avocados Stuffed with Veggie Quinoa. Photo credit: Recipes From a Pantry.

Grilled avocados are filled with veggie quinoa, making them both nutritious and great for BBQs or weeknight dinners.
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Easy Grilled Veggie Skewers

Easy Grilled Veggie Skewers. Photo credit: The Forked Spoon.

Zucchini, red onion, and bell peppers are skewered and drizzled with balsamic vinegar. These veggie skewers are a fantastic main dish for BBQs.
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Jerk Tempeh Skewers with Herby Yoghurt Dip

Jerk Tempeh Skewers with Herby Yoghurt Dip. Photo credit: The Vegan Larder.

Spicy jerk tempeh is skewered and served with a herby yoghurt dip. This dish makes a great meatless main for BBQs.
Get the Recipe: Jerk Tempeh Skewers with Herby Yoghurt Dip

Balsamic Grilled Eggplant Sandwiches

Balsamic Grilled Eggplant Sandwiches. Photo credit: Toshi’s Table.

Balsamic grilled eggplant sandwiches are simple and tasty. Layered with roasted red peppers, fresh mozzarella, and basil on ciabatta bread, they are perfect for a BBQ main.
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Grilled Brats

Grilled Brats. Photo credit: Serene Trail.

These brats are infused in a beer and onion sauce, then covered with your favorite toppings. A great meatless option for BBQs that takes just 20 minutes to make.
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Sweet Chilli Halloumi Kebabs

Sweet Chilli Halloumi Kebabs. Photo credit: A Mummy Too.

These sweet chilli halloumi kebabs take minutes to prepare and taste great with vegetables, tortellini, and halloumi all grilled to perfection.
Get the Recipe: Sweet Chilli Halloumi Kebabs

Teriyaki Tofu Skewers

Teriyaki Tofu Skewers. Photo credit: Veggies Save The Day.

Fire up the barbecue and make Teriyaki Tofu Skewers! They’re easy to prepare with fresh pineapple, red bell pepper, and onion. The perfect vegan option for grilling season, serve them over rice or your favorite grain for a complete meal.
Get the Recipe: Teriyaki Tofu Skewers

Grilled Vegetable Kabobs

Grilled Vegetable Kabobs. Photo credit: Spend with Pennies.

These veggie shish kabobs are marinated in a quick tangy marinade with a perfect balance of zest and goodness. Marinate your fave veggies, skewer, and grill.
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Italian Grilled Vegetables

Italian Grilled Vegetables. Photo credit: Will Cook For Smiles.

Italian Grilled Vegetables are easy to make and pair perfectly with so many grilled meats! They’re a flavorful, smokey, and tender topped with plenty of freshly grated parmesan cheese. They are always a hit at backyard barbecues.
Get the Recipe: Italian Grilled Vegetables

Grilled Zucchini Flatbread with Goat Cheese and Rosemary

Grilled Zucchini Flatbread with Goat Cheese and Rosemary. Photo credit: Two Healthy Kitchens.

Such incredible flavor from a few simple ingredients! This Grilled Zucchini Flatbread recipe is perfect served as an (impressive!) appetizer, or combined with a salad for a satisfying vegetarian meal! It’s also a brilliant way to use up that bounty of late-summer zucchini and summer squash!
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Paneer Tikka

Paneer Tikka. Photo credit: Cook With Kushi.

Paneer tikka is a popular Indian starter or appetizer where the paneer cubes and veggies are marinated in yogurt and aromatic spices and then grilled to perfection. This is the best recipe to make restaurant-style paneer tikka at home in less than 30 minutes.
Get the Recipe: Paneer Tikka

Best Vegan Steak Recipe (Seitan Steak)

Best Vegan Steak Recipe (Seitan Steak). Photo credit: Health My Lifestyle.

This is the best vegan steak recipe! It’s perfectly tender and juicy and looks so realistic, you could sneak them on the grill and no one would question you. They’re filling, high in protein, and surprisingly easy to make!
Get the Recipe: Best Vegan Steak Recipe (Seitan Steak)

Grilled Zucchini and Yellow Squash

Grilled Zucchini and Yellow Squash. Photo credit: Mad Creations Hub.

Super delish Grilled Zucchini and Yellow Squash for the win! – Perfectly charred zucchini, creamy feta, and zesty lemon. It’s the perfect balance of smokiness and freshness. Lip-smackingly good easy food that is unbelievably good. Give it a whirl this weekend!
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Escalivada (Grilled Vegetables)

Escalivada (Grilled Vegetables). Photo credit: In the Kitch.

Escalivada, or grilled vegetables, may not sound too exciting on the surface, but prepare to have your mind blown by just how delicious some well cooked vegetables in a tangy, savory dressing can be. A range of vegetables are cooked on the grill, and the dish, along with the dressing, is ready in under 25 minutes.
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Cauliflower Curry Vegan Grill Recipe

Cauliflower Curry Vegan Grill Recipe. Photo credit: Veggies Save The Day.

Did you know you can cook curry on a barbecue grill in foil packets? This Cauliflower Curry Vegan Grill Recipe is a complete meal that’s as fun to make as it is delicious to eat. And don’t forget the easy non-dairy yogurt sauce for serving.
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White Bean Artichoke Burgers

White Bean Artichoke Burgers. Photo credit: A Virtual Vegan.

Easy to make and super tasty White Bean Artichoke Burgers with loads of texture and delicious hints of lemon & rosemary. Cook them in a skillet, the oven or on the grill.
Get the Recipe: White Bean Artichoke Burgers

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