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Being vegan doesn’t mean missing out on grilling season! You can still put that grill to good use. This round up features the best vegan BBQ recipes to make for your next grill out.

Collage of four vegan bbq recipes.

Yes, we still have some of the usual attendees like grilled corn and veggie burgers, but we’ve thrown in some more creative variations to mix it up! Whether you’re a seasoned vegan griller or just starting to explore the world of plant-based BBQ, we’ve curated a selection of mouthwatering vegan BBQ recipes that prove you don’t need meat to enjoy a smoky, charred feast.

Save this post for your next cookout or to have in your back pocket for Memorial Day, Labor Day or Fourth of July celebrations so you can impress your fam and guests.

These vegan grilling recipes are crowd-pleasers from vegan burgers and hot dogs to zesty grilled vegetables and tangy BBQ sauces. I’m sure you’ll find something delicious to grill this summer season!

Don’t forget the vegan bbq sauce!

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Vegan Appetizers and Sides

There are so many good vegan BBQ recipes to serve for appetizers and sides. Salads, veggie skewers and kabobs, and even a sushi recipe! There’s really no limit to vegan cooking.

Summer Blackberry Salad with Cashew Ricotta
Cool off with this refreshing summer salad! It's both healthy and delicious featuring quinoa, blackberries, a tangy balsamic vinaigrette, and vegan cashew ricotta, it's the perfect side dish for your next vegan BBQ!
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Chili Corn Salsa
This crowd-pleasing chili corn salsa is made with 6 simple ingredients in less than 5 minutes! It's incredibly fresh, crunchy, tangy, and delicious! Grab some chips and dig in!
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Roasted chili corn salsa served in a white bowl placed on a wooden cutting board. Tortilla chips are placed around the bowl.
Grilled Peach and Tomato Salad
This grilled peach and tomato salad recipe is total summer salad brilliance. It’s juicy and delightful. Peaches are best in July and August and it really makes this salad extra special if you can make it with juicy summer peaches.
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Vegan Elote (Mexican Street Corn)
Grilling season is the perfect time to whip up this twist on the classic Mexican street food. Charred corn on the cob is slathered in a creamy vegan mayo sauce, sprinkled with vegan parmesan, and finished with cilantro, lime juice, and smoked paprika.
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Vegan elote drizzled with vegan sour cream, vegan parmesan, cilantro and served with slices of lime.
Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges with Curry Ketchup
Turn sweet potatoes into delicious herby and smoky grilled sweet potato wedges! Get an added spice kick when dipped in curry ketchup. They taste as good as they look and don’t take much time at all.
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Palmito Ceviche (Vegan Hearts of Palm Ceviche)
Ceviche makes an excellent appetizer and is perfect served with tortilla chips! Made vegan by using hearts of palm—this simple seafood substitute will surprise you! Toss with fresh lime juice to make it refreshing and zesty. Bonus: It's ready in less than 20 minutes!
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Palmito ceviche in a bowl
Easy Grilled Vegetable Kabobs
Veggie Skewers aka Grilled Vegetable Kabobs are the easiest way to eat a rainbow of delicious veggies during summer. The perfect side dish for your weekend bbq or grill party. Customize your vegetable skewers by using your favorite veggies whether that’s red onion, mushrooms, zucchini, yellow or red peppers, cherry tomatoes, or corn—the option are endless!
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Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce
Make an incredible vegan nacho cheese sauce that will be the talk of the barbecue! This easy cheesy sauce is completely oil-free, nut-free, and gluten-free but packed with flavor that will leave everyone craving more!
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Oil Free Lemon Herb Grilled Zucchini
This lemon herb grilled zucchini is so tasty and comes together in 10 minutes flat! A perfect side dish for your weekend BBQs.
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Baked Potatoes on The Grill
Baked potatoes on the grill is one of the best methods to cook baked potatoes. They’re perfectly seasoned, and turn out perfectly soft and tender, so fluffy with a deliciously crisp skin. It’s an easy side that your whole family will love, and can be loaded with all of your favorite toppings!
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Vegan Mexican Chopped Salad with Avocado Dressing
A delicious vegan Mexican chopped salad with grilled corn and avocado dressing makes the perfect lunch salad or an easy side dish to any Mexican feast. This salad is packed with fresh veggies, dietary fiber and plant based protein.
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Miso Glazed Grilled Veggies
A quick and easy vegetable recipe loaded with nutrients and perfect for weeknight dinners or to mix things up at your next cookout. This Japanese vegetable recipe is vegan and gluten free and utterly delicious!
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Grilled Tomatoes with Oil Free Chimichurri Sauce
Amplify the flavor of grilled tomatoes with a homemade Chimichurri Sauce. It’s the perfect summer side dish and mouthwateringly delicious!
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Grilled Eggplant Tahini Satay Kebabs
These Grilled Eggplant Kebabs are grilled until soft and lightly caramelized in a tahini satay marinade. A fun twist on the traditional satay recipes that is vegan, nut free & gluten free.
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Grilled Green Beans with Cumin and Smoked Paprika
Grilled green beans are tender and smoky with crisp edges. If you’ve wondered how to grill green beans, this is it! Cooking green beans on the grill is an easy and delicious way to enjoy one of summer’s star vegetables.
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Grilled Trumpet Mushroom Vegan Sushi
Not the typical recipe when you think of grilling, but it was too tasty not to include! This vegan grilled mushroom sushi is dairy free, soy free, and delicious for snacks and lunches, alike!
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Foil Packet Grilled Potatoes
These Foil Packet Grilled Potatoes are all spiced up with a small drizzle of olive oil, roasted garlic, and herbs of your choice! Easy, delicious summer side dish with zero cleanup!
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Vegan Corn on the Cob with Parsley-Chive-Tahini
A recipe for a unique flavored vegan corn on the cob with a parsley, chive, lemon tahini sauce to turn your next BBQ party into something special. You can make these vegan corns grilled, oven roasted, baked or just boiled.
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Foil-Packet Grilled Vegetables
Foil-Packet Grilled Vegetables are really easy to make, especially if you already have the grill going. Plus they’re a great way to enjoy more vegetables!
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Vegan BBQ Main Dishes

Now on to what I’m sure you’ve all been waiting for—the “meat” of the menu! We’ve got plant-based burgers, sausages, steaks, and chicken all with irresistible meaty textures that are perfect for the main course and will satisfy even meat eaters! You won’t find any processed mock meats here though. Just tasty homemade vegan BBQ recipes made from wholesome ingredients!

Tender & Juicy Vegan Steak
When it comes to meat alternatives, nothing is better than a vegan steak! They're perfectly tender and juicy and look so realistic, you could sneak them on the grill and no one would question you. They're filling, high in protein, and are surprisingly easy to make!
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Vegan steak cut into slices on a plate with golden potatoes.
BBQ Kidney Bean Burgers
These BBQ kidney bean burgers are perfect for a barbecue this summer in the backyard. They will actually hold together on the grill! You can also pan-sear them or brown them in the air fryer.
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Easy Meat Free Vegan Sausages
These amazing meat free sausages are easy to make, taste fantastic and are perfect for a summer bbq with family and friends.
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Teriyaki Chickpea Beet Burgers
These eight ingredient Teriyaki Chickpea Beet Burgers can be grilled or cooked on your stove top. The combination of chickpeas and beets makes for a perfect meaty burgers!
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Vegan BBQ Chicken
This delicious vegan bbq chicken recipe is perfect for vegan bbqs. It’s not a true grilling recipe but it was too good not to include! You could add it to the grill for a few minutes to get the desirable grill lines if you wanted.
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Grilled Portobello Mushroom Steaks
This Grilled Portobello Mushroom Steak recipe is simple yet incredibly delicious. It’s an easy recipe that takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish. Just marinate, grill and enjoy!
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15-Minute Chickpea Burgers Recipe
A chickpea veggie burger is such a versatile patty to make and great if you are new to making your own burgers! The patties stay together during the cooking process so you don’t have to worry about them crumbling, making them a great option for the grill.
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Grilled Avocado Stuffed With Veggie Quinoa
These grilled avocados are a nice change up from typical grilling options and should definitely be added to your arsenal of vegan bbq recipes! Avocados are a perfect mixture of buttery softness yet still firm enough to retain their shape during grilling.
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Spicy Tofu Steak
This spicy tofu steak is grilled, fabulous, and healthy appetizer. It’s crisp outside and soft and creamy inside. A great vegan substitution for grilling that goes great with both a peanut sauce or a spicy BBQ sauce!
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Veg Kabab Recipe (Seekh Kabab)
The veg kabab recipe is a cooked mixed vegetable mixture shaped around skewers and grill to the perfection. It’s an incredibly delicious starter or appetizer for your guests or special occasion menu.
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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms
Vegan BBQ recipes would not be complete without these easy grilled portobello mushrooms. They make a wonderful simple side dish to accompany any summer meal. Using a grill pan, you can have these grilled portobello mushrooms ready in just 10 minutes! This is the best recipe to make easy portobello mushroom side dish, portobello mushroom steaks, or a grilled portobello mushroom burger!
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Desserts

A backyard BBQ wouldn’t be complete without delectable vegan treats! Now that we know what vegan food options are available for the main dish, here are some incredible vegan desserts to indulge in!

Easy Vegan Brownie Blondies
Satisfy your craving for both brownies and blondies with this ultimate combination! These brownie blondies are chewy, fudgy, and incredibly easy to make. Get ready to indulge in the best of both worlds with this irresistible treat!
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Slice of brownie blondie with a bite missing.
Healthy Lemon Bars
Make no mistake, these healthy lemon bars are incredibly delicious and satisfying! They are made with a few simple healthy swaps, making them a guilt-free indulgence!
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Lemon square topped with powdered sugar
Easy Vegan Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Chocolate-covered strawberries are ready in just 10 minutes with two ingredients! They're incredibly easy to make and are perfect for a simple vegan BBQ dessert to share with a crowd!
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Vegan chocolate covered strawberries on a plate.
Chocolate Chips Vegan Muffins
No one can resist these chocolate chip vegan muffins. They boast a soft and fluffy texture, generously studded with chocolate chips. Plus, they can be prepared in just one bowl, ensuring a quick and hassle-free cleanup!
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Hand holding vegan chocolate chip muffin with a bite missing.
Watermelon Dessert “Pizza”
Savor the ideal summer treat with this vegan watermelon dessert pizza. It's both and refreshing and sweet, topped with a homemade coconut whipped cream that you can effortlessly make at home!
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watermelon dessert pizza with coconut whipped cream
Chocolate Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates
Peanut butter stuffed dates coated in chocolate taste remarkably like Snickers! In just minutes you can create this quick treat that is equally suitable for serving as a party appetizer or dessert!
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Dates stuffed with peanut butter and covered with chocolate sitting on a serving board with a couple dates cut in half.

Drinks

Wash it all down with these refreshing drinks that are more fun than the typical soda and beer!

Strawberry Juice
Enjoy a quick and refreshing glass of homemade strawberry juice! This simple recipe calls for just two ingredients, contains no added sugar, and is perfect for savoring during those hot days or whenever you crave a delicious, healthy, and nourishing beverage that hits the spot!
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Strawberry juice in a mason jar with a slice of strawberry on the lip of the jar.
Peach Juice
For something sweet, refreshing, and easy to make, try this homemade peach juice! It's ready in less than 10 minutes with just 2 ingredients but it's packed with peachy flavor. No blender needed!
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Two glasses filled with peach juice, topped with fresh mint leaves and served on a wooden board.
Chia Lime Agua Fresca
This revitalizing beverage combines the flavors of lemon juice or lime juice with the added goodness of chia seeds. This invigorating drink not only quenches your thirst but also offers an extra dose of protein and fiber for lasting energy.
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A glass of chia lime agua fresca with a straw.
Easy Mango Juice
Homemade mango juice is healthy and inexpensive. With just two ingredients you can prepare your own delicious mango juice in a mere 5 minutes!
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Two glasses of mango juice with sliced mango next to the glasses.

Which of these vegan barbecue recipes do you want to try first? Let us know in the comments!

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