Vegetable Recipes - Grilling and Smoking recipes for Vegetables
Top 10 Grilled Corn Recipes
To me few things say summer like sweet, buttery corn on the cob. Now the worst way to prepare corn on the cob is to boil out all the flavor. Instead, take it to the grill. Grilling corn is quick and easy and there are so many ways to flavor it up before it cooks so it can be taken straight from the grill to the plate. These BBQ corn recipes are...
Top 10 Vegetable Recipes
From side dishes to main courses, vegetables are vital to the diet and excellent on the grill. Grilling vegetables is a convenient way to prepare them and a great way to give vegetables extra flavor. The trick to grilling vegetables is to not over cook them and season them lightly with a little oil and a lot of flavor. Whether you are...
Top 10 Grilled Potato Recipes
Potatoes are perfect for the grill and these recipes are the best and most popular I have.
Grilled Eggplant Dip with Toasted Pita
This is a traditional eggplant dip (or Baba Ghanoush) prepared on the grill. A good grilled dip has great grilled flavor.
Summertime Grilled Squash
This grilled squash recipe makes a nice side dish to add to any main course.
Grilled and Glazed Carrots
Grilling carrots is quick and easy, but if you want to add some flavor you are going to need to baste them. This sugary glaze goes on at the very end so it work burn, but it will make some great grilled carrots.
‘Cued Corn Salad
This tasty salad uses grilled corn and poblano peppers to kick up the flavor.
Linebacker Barbecue Potatoes
This is a classic and easy way to prepare baked potatoes on the grill, while giving you the space to grill up everything else.
Top 10 Grilled Asparagus Recipes
The perfect vegetable for the grill, Asparagus cooks fast and is delicious straight off the grill.
Grilled Potato Dippers with a Trio of Sauces
Serve these potato dippers as a side dish or a fun appetizer at your next gathering! The dipping sauces all use fat-free Greek yogurt as a base and can be made up to 24 hours ahead and stored tightly covered in the refrigerator.
Grilled Potato Kabobs with Lemon-Herb Drizzle
It’s okay to play with your food! Substitute your favorite protein for the chicken sausage or try a new potato variety for a vegetarian version of this delicious kabob.
Potatoes “au gratin” for the grill. A nearly mess free way to grill up a potato side dish that is loaded with flavor (bacon) and so easy to make.
Hot sauce can be made up to 4 days in advance and kept refrigerated. To use, simply warm the sauce before brushing it on the corn.
Grilled Pepper Poppers
When I cook outdoors, I determine which size grill to use based on the quantity of food I am preparing. I have been a charcoal griller all my life; it is the only way to get that right temperature and flavor that make your foods pop. For a less spicy appetizer, swap out the jalapeños for 6-8 small Poblano peppers and cool them off with Hidden...
Grilled Marinated Mushrooms with Cajun Mustard Ranch Sauce
This recipe can be served as an appetizer before the big game or as an accompaniment to a thick charcoal grilled steak. When the mushrooms are gone, be sure and save the sauce. The Cajun Mustard Ranch sauce will not only score on mushrooms, but is a great sandwich topper and a delicious dip for all grilled foods.
Grilled Pesto Potato Salad
Here’s a dish that combines two summertime favorites – grilling and potato salad – into one! The superfast microwave technique saves time and prevents you from turning on the conventional oven in the summer heat. Throwing the potatoes on the grill adds a smoky flavor before tossing with fresh herbs and spices.
Pancetta Wrapped Pumpkin
This pumpkin dish can be served either as an appetizer or a side dish. If you're not a fan of pancetta or don't happen to have it on hand, you can use bacon.
Citrus Sweet Potato Packets
These sweet potato packets make a great side dish to any meal. They are also very easy to assemble.
Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños
The secret to great stuffed jalapeños, is getting really big, green peppers. These will have a milder flavor and give you the space to stuff as much flavor as possible.
Grilled Greek-Style Eggplant and Squash
This is a quick and delicious way to prepare vegetables any time of the year.
Grilled Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus
This is a simple way to dress up asparagus. You can also use bacon for this recipe.
GrilledMaple-Chipotle Glazed Corn on the Cob
The sweetness from the maple syrup and the spiciness from the chipotle peppers work well as a glaze for this grilled corn recipe.
Grilled Sweet Potato Fries
These Sweet Potato Fries are grilled instead of fried, getting them crispy without a lot of oil. About a 1/4 cup of oil is all you need to get them cooked. Mix together a salt-lime vinaigrette and you are ready to go.
Grilled Stuffed Zucchini
This stuffed zucchini recipe calls for rice as the main stuffing. Any style of rice would work or you can use couscous if you prefer.
Grilled Blue Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes
These grilled tomatoes are rich in flavor, yet simple to prepare. Remember to look for large ripe tomatoes for this recipe.
Grilled Asian-Style Veggie Packets
These grilled veggie packets are a great accompaniment to any grilled meat dish.
This slaw is great served on top of a juicy burger.
Grilled Chili Oil Potatoes
This is a simple potato packet side dish that you can prepare right along with the main course on the grill. This dish is perfect for a weekday meal.
Grilled Veggie Paninis
The grilled vegetables really add a nice flavor to these panini sandwiches.
Grilled Chorizo Stuffed Chile Peppers
The chorizo sausage stuffing is just what this grilled chile recipe needs. The combination of flavors aren't only delicious, but will keep your guests and family members very happy.
Grilled Potato Chips
This is a simple recipe for grilling up some fantastic potato chips. Make sure that the potatoes are sliced very thin or you'll just end up with grilled potatoes.
Grilled Red Pepper and Feta Cheese Dip
This flavordul dip is great for any occasion. Try it at your next cookout or Superbowl party. If you're not fond of feta cheese, you can always use crumbled blue cheese instead.
Spiced Grilled Pumpkin
Take your pumpkin and cut it up into good sized squares and grill with butter and spices and you make something better and pumpkin pie.
Grilled Eggplant Parmesan
This is the grilled version of a traditional favorite. Be sure to get a smaller sized eggplant for this recipe.
Fresh Grilled Tomato Marinara Sauce
By grilling these tomatoes first, not only are they easier to skin, but you get added flavor from the grill. This sauce has a secret ingredients, the grill, that no one will guess.
Yummy Dill Potatoes
Try these grilled new potatoes next time you have a cookout. They will compliment just about any meat and they are delicious too.
Walnut and Fontina Stuffed Tomatoes
Here is another fabulous stuffed tomato recipe.
Grilled Garlic Mushrooms
This simple portabello mushroom recipe can be served as an appetizer, side dish, or a main dish.
Sweet Acorn Squash
This acorn squash recipe makes a great side dish for turkey, prime rib, lamb, or duck. Try this recipe next time you have a fancy meal, and you'll be sure to please.
Grilled Stuffed Portabello Mushrooms
This stuffed mushroom dish makes an excellent starter or side dish to any meal.
Miso Barbecue Eggplant
This Japanese-style grilled eggplant is absolutely delicious.
Garlic and Dill Grilled Potatoes
This tasty grilled potato dish is easy and convenient. Try it the next time you grill chicken or fish for a quick and delicious weekday meal.
Smoked Acorn Squash
Since this squash recipe requires a smoker, it might be a good idea to put in with whatever meat you happen to be smoking.
Grilled Potato Salad
Next time you have a cookout, try grilling up a potato salad. Here is a great recipe for doing just that.
Marinated Vegetable Kebabs
These quick and easy veggie kebabs make a great side dish. You can even put them together and freeze them for when you need a quick grilled side dish.
These artichokes are so much better than steamed. You really get a lot more flavor out of these.
Stuffed Acorn Squash
Not only does this stuffed squash make a great dish but you can put it up on the grill while you are grilling everything else for your meal.
This is actually a great recipe because you can use these vegetable ribbons for so many different things. Not only are they great on their own but use these instead of rice or pasta. For instance if you are making grilled chicken you can serve it up on a bed of veggie ribbons.
Grilled Red Onions
These onions are slices and grilled with a great sauce that adds a lot of flavor. Serve these up as they are or used these onions in any recipe that calls for them.
Sweet Peppers from the Grill
These bell peppers are grilled and coated in a great sauce giving you the perfect pepper for a side dish, topping or ingredient. Don't just add chopped peppers, add grilled peppers.
These grill\baked potatoes are their butter and flavors before they hit the grill, allowing it to bake right in. The foil will keep the skins from burning.
Hot Asparagus and Tomato Salad
My favorite way to cook asparagus is on the grill. It brings out the flavor. Be careful not to over cook it though, you want the asparagus to still have a little crunch.
Looking for a great vegetarian taco? Try stuffing grilled asparagus in a tortilla.
These stuffed onions are very juicy when cooked. Serve with crusty bread to sop up all the great juice.
This is basically a grilled vegetable salad. You can add any grilled meats to it if you want.
Sauteed New Potatoes
Lainie Flores Carter sent me this potato side dish recipe. It is loaded up with great flavors that go well with any grilled or smoked dish.
Heavy on the Sausage Potatoes
These grilled potatoes are served up with bell pepper and sausage making them a great breakfast side dish.
Vidalia Onions on the Grill
Judy Wirth sent me this simple but great way to grill up sweet onions.
Jim Hill's Grilled Cabbage
Grilling vegetables in packages allows you to avoid the kitchen while getting a great side dish prepared right on the grill.
Grilled Eggplant Marinara
This recipe shows you that you can even grill breaded items. You need to be very gentle on the grill with these eggplant pieces to hold the breading in place. Make sure you have a well oiled grilling surface before you start.
Grilled Pasta Salad
Didn't think you could get that great grill flavor into a vegetable/pasta salad. Guess again. These vegetables are grilled for flavor then tossed together to make a great meal or side dish.
Roasted or Carmelized Garlic
This is a simple thing to do and a great ingredient for most any recipe. Prepare Roasted Garlic Heads ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Eggplant and Red Pepper Salad
This is a great grilled salad recipe. You can really show off your skills by grilling a salad.
Grilled Brussel Sprouts
This is a quick and easy way to cook up brussel sprouts. If you're like me you don't like brussel sprouts, but grilled they take on a whole new flavor.
Tequila Sweet Potatoes
This smoked sweet potato dish is a lot better than those marshmallow covered things that always get served up with turkey. The great thing about this recipe is that you can just put it on the smoker while you have the turkey smoking.
Acorn Squash with Asiago Cheese
These grilled squash make a great side dish for most anything you want to cook. You can get them ready and set them on the upper rack or off to the side and pretty much forget about them until you are ready to eat.
Honey Grilled Sweet Potatoes
These grilled sweet potatoes are so good you'll want to cook them all year round. They are also incredibly easy to make, just keep an eye on them so they don't burn.
Deep Fried Sweet Potato Fries
This is a great alternative to traditional sweet potato recipes and it's really fast and easy. Make sure you cut the sweet potatoes into long steak fries. This gets them cooked quickly. If you are frying a turkey add these to the heated oil once the turkey is out of the way.
Grilled Sweet Potatoes
It doesn't take a lot to make great sweet potatoes. The secret is to avoid boiling them, unless it's just a little. These grilled sweet potato slices cook up nice and fast and most of the preparation can be done in advance.
Lime & Tequila Sweet Potatoes
These sweet potatoes are basted in my two favorite sweet potato flavors, lime and tequila. Grilled quickly these are a great side dish for practically anything.
Smoked Potato Skins
This is a great appetizer to make if you already have the smoker heated up. The low temperature, smoke environment of a smoker adds great flavor to these potato skins and allows the flavors to blend together while they cook.
Veggie Mushroom Burgers
The great thing about portabella mushrooms is that when you grill them they taste almost like beef. If you trim these mushrooms to bun size you'll have a great low fat burger.
These vegetables are good enough to be a meal all by themselves. This is also a great side dish for practially anything. I like it with lamb chops.
Dave's Veggies & Potatoes
These grilling packets give you a great side dish for any meal. Wrap them up and set them on the grill to cook while you get everything else ready. You can even put these together a day in advance.
If you take small zucchini and cut them lengthwise you'll find it really easy to grill. This zucchini is grilled up with a lot of great flavor. I'd suggest sprinkling a little parmesan cheese over them before you serve.
This is a great way to grill something that would normally be difficult. By using small artichokes on skewers you can grill them easily and it makes a great side dish while you grill other things.
Beer Lovers Grilled Onions
These onions are filled with beer and then grilled giving them a great flavor. You can use Coca-Cola instead of beer giving it a whole new experience.
These potatoes are wrapped in foil and then grilled. These are an easy side dish for any grilled meal because you just have to let them sit while they cook.
Southwestern Grilled Corn on the Cob
Pack great southwestern flavors under the husks of these corn cobs and then grill. You get a great corn which well make everyone love them.
Whether as a side dish, or a meal by themselves, these kebabs have a lot of flavor and make a lot of food. A great recipe to grill on the side while you are grilling something else.
I hate boiled Asparagus. Grilled however I love. This is a basic method for grilling asparagus.
This is a simple way to make a great side dish while you are preparing something else. These onions can be cooked right in the coals on your smoker, or off to the side on your grill. Make sure you use a sweet onion and a tasty barbecue sauce.
These grilled potato packets make the perfect side dish for any cookout. You can put them together in advance and let them roast while you cook up everything else.
BBQ's Smoke-Baked Potatoes
These are basically smoked potatoes with a herb and spice rub. Sounds like barbecue to me.
These Potatoes are the traditional side dish for the Delmonico Steak made famous at Delmonico's, the first full service restaurant in the United States.
Homemade Smoked Chipotle
Chipotles are simply smoked Jalapeno peppers. The secret is to dry out the chilies in a smoke environment without cooking them first. Keep the temperature low and smoky for the best Chipotles. You can then use them as flavoring for everything from soups to salsa.
Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms with Herbs
Portabella mushrooms work great for this recipe because of their size and shape.
Garlic New Potatoes
These potato grill packets are not only great tasting but very easy to make. Throw the packets together and put them on the grill while you prepare everything else. A perfect side dish.
These potatoes are the traditional side dish for Chateaubriand, a particular favorite of Napolean.
Fall Vegetables on the Grill
These grilled vegetables make the perfect side dish for any Fall cookout. This is also a simple recipe that is perfect for grilling on the side while you have something else cooking.
To really get the bitter flavor out of eggplant, cut into slices, lightly salt and then let sit for several hours. Now you can drain out the bitter liquid and continue with the grilling.
These kebabs are so loaded up they make a meal in themselves or a great side dish. Mix up the colors and it will look as impressive as it tastes.
Grilled Winter Squash
These little squash kebabs are a great side dish for most anything. The secret is to make sure that the squash gets cooked through without browning too much. This is why these kebabs are grilled indirectly.
Grilled New Potatoes
These make a great grilled potato kind of salad. This is a great side dish for steaks or pork chops.
Smoked Corn on the Cob
Make slow smoked corn on the cob by soaking the ears for a few hours rubbing down the corn with olive oil and green onions then smoking for an hour or so. Remember to leave the husks intact.
Fresh Corn on the Cob
This is the general method for grilling corn on the cob. Remember not to remove the husks, they will hold in the moisture and keep the corn from burning.
This is the basic process for grilling any kind of squash.
Grilled Sesame Squash
This is a simple way to grill a butternut squash. Oil and grill the squash, then serve it up with this Japanese inspired dressing.
This is a great grilled vegetarian recipe that is full of flavor and makes a great meal.
There are so many ways to get that great grilled flavor into foods. This take on a classic French dish hits the grill before being diced up and grilled again. Loads of smoky flavor with a big serving of vegetables.
BBQ Corn with Honey-Dijon Baste
This fantastic BBQ corn recipe utilizes the popular combination of sweet honey and the mildly pungent flavor of Dijon mustard. Add the baste close to the end of the grilling time to create a rich caramelized outer layer to the corn.
Cajun-Style Corn on the Cob
Filled with spicy goodness, this Cajun style grilled corn recipe offers versatility to your cookout. They can be grilled up, sliced, and used in a salads, salsa, as a side, or as part of a crab boil. The choice is up to you. Remember to adjust the amount of seasoning to suit your palate.
Sweetened Chipotle-Garlic Corn on the Cob
Sweet and spicy, with the warm familiar taste of melted butter. This is the ultimate decadent taste experience and yet, so simple to prepare. As always, add or decrease the amount of chipotle powder to your liking.
Grilled Corn with Shallot-Parsley Rub
Perfect for large quantity cooking, this savory corn butter compliments the sweetness of BBQ'd corn. Make the butter ahead of time and store in refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.