19 Amazing Ways with Grilled Vegetables
These veggie dishes can be the sleeper hit of any barbecue
The perfect method for grilling succulent artichokes without a lot of fuss ― just steam, slice in half, and toss on the barbecue. They’re even better when paired with our green olive dip.
Recipe: Grilled Artichokes
In a skillet cooked atop the grill, the tomatoes caramelize while keeping a soft shape. This makes for an easy and impressive summer party appetizer.
Recipe: Caramelized Tomato Bruschetta
Not just for salads anymore--try this delicious version of healthy kale.
Recipe: Crispy Grilled Kale with Creamy Sesame Dressing
Add Latin flare to bland romaine with this tasty dressing.
Recipe: Grilled Romaine with Guacamole Dressing
This Asian inspired dish gives great flavor to Bok Choy.
Recipe: Spicy Garlic Grilled Baby Bok Choy
Golden honey brings out corn's natural sweetness, while chipotle chiles keep things spicy and interesting.
Recipe: Honey-Chipotle Grilled Corn
Grilled lettuce? Oh yes. Trust us. Crisp lettuces become a savory treat with a quick trip to the grill, a drizzle of zippy dressing, and a sprinkle of manchego cheese.
Recipe: Grilled Lettuces with Manchego
Toss everything on the grill: chicken, mushrooms, peppers, and ribbons of zucchini for a perfect one-dish summer dinner.
Recipe: End-of-Summer Pasta
Here is the perfect, basic method for grilling summer’s bounty―these gorgeous veggies will come out right every single time.Try it with green onions and bell peppers too.
Recipe: Grilled Eggplant, Tomatoes, and Zucchini
Lime and chili are the perfect complements to sweet and juicy fresh corn on the cob.
Recipe: Chili Lime Corn on the Cob
This healthy, hearty, veggie-loaded meal is as tasty as it is good for you.
Recipe: Grilled Portabellas with Couscous
Here's a great way to use summer's abundant squashes. Toasted pine nuts and briny kalamata olives make this salad a standout.
Recipe: Grilled Yellow Squash and Zucchini Pasta Salad
Creamy-crispy potatoes and asparagus cooked just-right make this grilled veggie combo especially satisfying.
Recipe: Grilled Potatoes and Asparagus with Basil and Parmesan
The only cooking involved in this chilled corn soup takes place on the grill, which makes it perfect for summer.
Recipe: Grilled Corn and Pepper Bisque
This double-tomato whammy highlights tomatoes in all their summer glory. Plus, the salsa can be made ahead of time.
Recipe: Grilled Green Tomatoes with Red and Yellow Tomato-Basil Salsa
While some wines are a hard match for vegetables, Syrah works well with earthy and herbal veggies like eggplant, zucchini, and bell peppers ― especially when they're grilled.
Recipe: Grilled Eggplant and Pepper Salad
From Colorado chef Mark Fischer, here’s a combo that’s especially good with Latin- or Southwestern-flavored grilled meat. Offer any leftover butter to spread on warm bread.
Recipe: Grilled Corn on the Cob with Cilantro Queso Fresco Butter
Crisp-edged bacon, starchy potatoes, and juicy onions together make an unbeatable side for just about any summer dish. You’ll need 6 flat metal skewers, each 14 in., or a dozen 7-in. skewers.
Recipe: Grilled Potato, Onion, and Bacon Skewers
Chris Cosentino of Cockscomb restaurant in San Francisco likes to serve this barely seared appetizer hot. Since it requires a blazing fire, start with a fresh chimney, if you’re using charcoal.
Recipe: Blistered Squash Blossoms