It’s grilling season again! But there’s no reason for us plant-based folks to be left out. I’ve gathered up all my favorite vegan grilling recipes so you can grill up delicious and simple meals all summer long!
From veggie kabobs to burgers to grilled salads and fruits, there’s an endless number of vegan-friendly recipes for the grill.
So let’s light that grill and get cooking!
30 Vegan Grilling Recipes
In this recipe, tofu is marinated, paired with vegetables, and grilled. Serve up these tofu kebabs for lunch, dinner, or even as a party appetizer!
A grilled version of the classic French stew, this grilled ratatouille features eggplants, onions, zucchini, and bell peppers.
This is a gorgeously simple salad with the sweetness of grilled nectarines, the crunch of fresh arugula, and the creaminess of vegan cashew cream. Serve it as a side dish or for a light lunch.
Dig in to this delicious beetroot-inspired falafel recipe. It can be baked or grilled (or broiled) to maintain a wonderful, healthy, gluten-free, vegan falafel.
These Grilled Eggplant Tahini Satay Kebabs are grilled until soft and lightly caramelised in a tahini satay marinade. They are a fun vegan, nut-free, and gluten-free twist on traditional satay kebabs.
These Grilled Tofu Steaks are a perfect way to get some vegan protein during BBQ season! The tofu is marinated and then grilled to your liking for a low-carb, protein-packed meal.
Why should veggie burgers get all the love? Vegetables are amazing on the grill, too—the fire intensifies their flavors. Plus, these veggie fajitas are so fresh, easy, and fast to make. They’re ready in only 30 minutes!
Heat up the grill to make yourself these Vegan Tropical Tofu Skewers with Avocado and Mango. They’re easy to make and perfect for summer grilling. Swap in whatever vegetables and fruit you like!
These marinated tempeh “steaks” can be grilled, baked, or sautéed for an easy meal with a ton of serving options. Made with a simple 5-ingredient marinade, this dish will quickly become one of your go-to recipes for any night of the week!
Flavor packed and beautifully colored, our vegan beetroot kidney bean burger patties are the star at every BBQ, picnic, or dinner table! Seriously hearty and secretly healthy, they are crispy, protein-rich, gluten-free, and so easy to make. These burgers are also meal prep-friendly, kid-friendly, and easily customizable.
These juicy, spicy Black Bean Burgers with Jalapeños make a fabulous vegan option for the BBQ! They can also be baked in the oven for a comfort-food supper.
This grilled eggplant is marinated in Jamaican Jerk seasoning, skewered, then grilled to caramelized perfection. Theyr’e super easy to make and perfect for parties and barbecues!
These Vegan Grilled Portobello Burgers are packed with savory, umami flavor thanks to the scrumptious marinade. When piled high with additions like grilled onions and vegan pesto, this is a burger you’ll want to make every weekend.
Miso-Glazed Grilled Veggies are quick and easy to make, loaded with nutrients, and perfect for weeknight dinners. This delicious Japanese vegetable recipe is also vegan and gluten-free.
Have you ever had Grilled Fennel? It is guaranteed to become one of your favorite recipes for side dishes—especially when you are cooking on the grill!
These Chili-Lime Tofu and Peach Skewers are grilled and coated with sweet sesame glaze. They only take 30 minutes to make! These tofu kebabs are the ultimate vegetarian summer dish—easy, flavorful, and nutritious.
This Grilled Hemp Pesto Peach Flatbread is a delicious and easy dish to cook on the grill. It’s the perfect dish to satisfy your guests during a summer weekend celebration!
This Grilled Broccoli recipe uses a simple marinade and technique to elevate a sometimes despised vegetable into a true flavor sensation!
Grilled Summer Vegetables with Romesco Sauce is one of my favorite summer side dishes. These tasty grilled vegetables are a summer cookout’s dream!
Everyone will love this Grilled Barbecue Tofu recipe! These delicious slices of tofu, grilled and coated with barbecue sauce, are a vegan’s dream come true.
This Ginger Grilled Tofu recipe goes well with many vegetables: broccoli, carrots, green beans, peppers, and green onions—depending on the season. Serve this dish with white rice or soba noodles to stay in an Asian-cuisine theme.
You can grill these delicious cauliflower “steaks” outside on the barbecue or indoors on a grill pan. You can also cut the cauliflower into florets and roast them in a single layer on a sheet pan.
These easy vegan flatbreads are deliciously soft and seasoned with garlic and herb ‘butter.’ Make these flatbreads in a frying pan or on a grill. Serve them with curries, stews, or your vegan BBQ favourites!
Be prepared for a revelation: You would probably never think to put cabbage on the grill—but you should. Besides adding smoky flavor, grilling brings out the vegetable’s natural sweetness, making it appealing even for people who didn’t think they liked cabbage!
This recipe makes for excellent leftovers, and it’s so easy to whip up to bring to a lunch or dinner party.
For your summer barbecuing pleasure, try this Grilled Tempeh, Green Beans, and Pineapple recipe. Grilled pineapple makes a heavenly contrast with the assertive flavor of the hoisin-marinated tempeh and green beans. If there was ever a dish that captured the essence of vegan BBQ bliss, this would be it!
In diner lingo, anything spinach is called “Popeye,” hence the name for this variation on the classic club sandwich.
For the simplest and most elegant appetizer at the BBQ, make these Grilled Asparagus with Spring Onion-Radish “Butter.” Oh my goodness, this dish is amazing!
Make your own vegan hot dogs! These delicious veggie hot dogs (made with almond meal, tofu, and vital wheat gluten) are great if you want a break from the various store bought ones. You can even add some more spices if you want your hot dogs to have more of a kick!
Discover this delicious recipe for Vegan Souvlaki Tofu Skewers. These Greek-inspired skewers make perfect appetizers or light main courses.