19 Vegetarian BBQ Recipes for a Veggie Grill

Best vegetarian BBQ recipes

Having a BBQ over the weekend? Vegetarians shouldn't be an after-thought, we have plenty of vegetarian alternatives to burgers and sausages that meat-eaters and veggies alike will love. Think halloumi and beetroot burgers, stuffed mushroom and pittas, griddled veg salads and colourful stuffed peppers

Check out our easy veggie grill recipes for the BBQ. Our vegetarian BBQ ideas are easy to make and inspiring. Try one of our vegetarian burgers (vegan grillable burgers, halloumi sliders and the epic mushroom burger), or create a show-stopping BBQ spread with our veggie side dishes, from Mexican elotes to marinated grilled courgettes. Ideal for summer vegetarian entertaining (check out more of our ideas here)


Umeboshi tempeh and pineapple kebabs

Delicious chunks of marinated tempeh work brilliantly with juicy pineapple in this easy vegan alternative to the traditional BBQ skewer.

Pineapple Kebab Recipe with Tempeh

Whole tandoori cauliflower with jewelled rice salad

Check out this Indian spiced whole roasted cauliflower with fluffy rice, pomegranate seeds and crunchy pistachios. This flavoursome recipe makes a showstoping veggie dish to serve friends and family at your next bbq.

Whole tandoori cauliflower with jewelled rice salad

Courgette lollipops

Check out these easy veggie skewers with courgettes soaked in a citrusy sweet marinade with a hint of chilli. Make these quick skewers as a simple veggie bbq side.

Courgette Vegetable Skewers Recipe

Chargrilled baby aubergines meze

Check out this easy veggie meze with chargrilled baby aubergines. This simple yet incredibly moreish recipe is ready in under an hour, a perfect dish to serve at your next summer BBQ.

Aubergine Meze Recipe

Spiced halloumi and watermelon skewers

Check out these super simple skewers with salty halloumi and sweet watermelon. Make these easy veggie skewers for your next bbq with friends.

Halloumi Skewers Recipe with Watermelon

Turmeric and coconut paneer with charred naans

This recipe for turmeric and coconut paneer with charred naans will make your summer vegetarian BBQ much more interesting. Use an old baking tray to cook the naans as it wont be fit for using in the oven fterwards. Alternatively, cook them in a heavy-based frying pan on the hob until golden and puffed on both sides.

Coconut Paneer with Naan Bread Recipe

Ultimate grillable vegan burgers

With their full-on flavour and meaty texture, suitable for the grill, these completely vegan loaded burgers are an absolute must at any vegetarian barbecue.

Try our best vegetarian burger recipes here, including:

– spiced falafel burgers

– halloumi sliders

– Cajun black bean burgers

– double mushroom burgers

– jerk halloumi burgers

Veggie Burger Recipe For Truffled Mushroom Burgers

Marinated summer veg antipasti

The best vegetarian antipasti recipes use a colourful mix of summer veg. This easy one is an easy sharing plate of aubergines, peppers, courgette and mushrooms. Serve with crusty bread to mop up the juices.

Vegetarian Antipasti Recipe

Mexican elotes

This vegetarian BBQ idea is a classic way to eat corn in Mexico, and is usually bought from street vendors. Mexican crema is similar to soured cream, but saltier and creamier – perfect for cooling the fiery chilli powder in this recipe. We have plenty of recipes for a Mexican feast here…

Mexican Elotes Recipe

Smoky miso aubergines

Miso and aubergine is a match made in heaven, and this recipe is the perfect vegetarian option for the BBQ this summer. Make sure you check the miso is vegan. More aubergine ideas to try here…

Grilled Aubergine Recipe with Miso

Beetroot and halloumi sliders with chilli jam

These vegetarian sliders made from chickpeas, beetroot and halloumi work great as snacks, starters or even a main course, simply adjust the portion size each time! We all love halloumi, here are our favourite recipes to try…

Veggie Burger Sliders | Halloumi Burger with Beetroot

Smoky mushroom and walnut-stuffed portobellos

A quick and easy vegan recipe for the BBQ. These work well as quick and easy veggie burgers too; put them into buns with hummus, salad leaves and roasted red peppers.

Mushroom and Walnut Stuffed Mushrooms

Lemon and mint marinated courgettes

These zesty grilled courgettes are a great vegetarian summer side dish to have alongside your midweek meal.

lemon and mint marinated courgettes

Vegan Cajun black bean burgers

Our quick and easy cajun black bean burgers are the perfect dish for a meat-free vegan BBQ. Packed full of veggies and plenty of flavour, these burgers are super healthy. Serve with dairy-free slaw, and you have a perfect meal for 4.

Cajun bean burgers and dairy-free slaw

Grilled avocado halves with harissa hummus and tahini yogurt

We love avocado! With this recipe for grilled avocado halves with harissa hummus and tahini yogurt, we’ve promoted it to our vegetarian BBQ star.

19 Vegetarian BBQ Recipes for a Veggie Grill

Sage, honey and roasted red pepper cornbread

This vegetarian cornbread with sage, honey and roasted red pepper is super moist and easy to make. Drizzle with honey and serve with a little grated parmesan, this recipe is a great afternoon treat.

Sage, honey & roasted red pepper cornbread

Grilled Caeser salad

Our quick and easy grilled caesar salad is a great option for a vegetarian BBQ side. What’s more, it’s vegetarian and gluten-free, plus it comes in at under 500 calories.

Grilled caesar salad

BBQ corn with garlic and chilli butter

Spicy garlic butter gives a modern twist to this classic BBQ side dish of charred sweetcorn. Makes the best accompaniment to grilled meats or fish.

BBQ Corn On The Cob Recipe with Butter

Malay-grilled aubergine with ketjap manis, lime and spring onion

This simple vegetarian recipe for a warm aubergine salad is so delicious. Perfect with grilled meats or as a vegetarian dish, the sweet soy-chilli sauce is quick to make as a dressing.

Double shroom burger

Our ever-popular vegetarian mushroom burger, with its smoky, charred, flat-mushroom filling, is rarely off the menu at Steak & Honour. The perfect vegetarian option for parties and barbecues.

Veggie Burger Recipe For Mushroom Burgers

Pepper and feta parcels

Sweet peppers and tangy feta make for a great combination. This is a great BBQ dish for vegetarians as the foil keeps the peppers separate from meat and fish while cooking.

Pepper and Feta Parcels Recipe

Halloumi, tomato and aubergine skewers

Make an easy marinade for BBQ vegetarian halloumi skewers. Add tomatoes and aubergine and grill on the barbecue. Piled on to crusty bread these will be a hit.


Tender spring onions with charred romesco

This recipe for tender spring onions with charred romesco makes a great vegan alternative for the BBQ.

Tender spring onions with charred romesco