What is grilling without the meat? Awesome, if you ask us. Skipping the meat guarantees a meal that is healthier, and most likely cheaper as well. Of course, you do not need to skip the meat entirely; instead, you can grill some meat-free dishes in addition to the usual fare for variety, to accommodate dietary needs, or whatever motivation you might have. To help you get more creative at the grill, check out our list of 7 things to grill that aren’t meat.

7 Things to Grill That Aren’t Meat

7 Things to Grill That Aren’t Meat

Blooming Onion

Unlike the one you enjoy at Outback, this is not deep fried. As such, it is easier to make and healthier to eat. Use this as an appetizer or as a topping for tacos and sandwiches. It is sure to be a hit.

Mushroom Kebobs

Mushrooms are always a favorite meat alternative. These kebabs are simple to prepare, easy to cook, and fun to eat. They can be used as a main dish or as a side, depending on what you and your guests are looking for.

Eggplant Burgers

Another excellent meat alternative is eggplant. It has a nice, meaty texture and a mild flavor that makes it easy for vegetarians and meat eaters alike to enjoy. With this recipe, you use it as a burger, but there are many ways it can be prepared.

Mexican Street Corn

In Mexico, street corn is usually made with boiled corn, but grilling it before preparing it really ups the flavor. This side dish is shockingly good, and if you have guests who prefer their corn off the cobb, you can serve it in a cup esquites style.

Portabella Burgers

If you are wanting to serve a dish that really feels like a burger, you cannot go wrong with portabella mushrooms. These mushrooms are large, mild in flavor, and offer the meaty texture that helps make forgoing the meat a little easier.

Caprese Skewers

Believe it or not, salad can be grilled, at least when you are working with these caprese skewers. This skewers are tasty and also feel a little fancy, helping to elevate the feel of your BBQ.

Peaches with Ice Cream

Finally, grilling fruit for dessert is a great way to end the BBQ and surprise your guests. Many people do not realize that fruit can be grilled, and are sure to be impressed by how incredible it tastes. And if peaches are not in season, there are many other fruits you can try, including pineapple.

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July 12, 2017

7 Things to Grill That Aren’t Meat

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