17 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes That Aren't a Frozen Veggie Burger

Meat is always the star of the barbecue. But we think that’s unfair—fresh veggies (and fruits) work perfectly on the grill, too. Instead of resigning yourself to another sad frozen veggie burger at your neighbor’s cookout, check out 17 of our favorite meat-free foods to throw on the open fire.

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Grilled Eggplant With Goat Cheese Polenta And Basil Pesto

We'll take seconds (and thirds).

Grilled Zucchini And Chickpea Tacos

Officially on repeat every Tuesday until winter.

Grilled Watermelon Steaks

Who said steaks had to come from a cow?

Grilled Teriyaki Cauliflower Steaks With Asian Gremolata

We're going to Coterie member Heidi Larsen's for dinner every damn night.

Rainbow Vegetable Skewers

Note to Skittles: This is how we’ll be tasting the rainbow from now on.

Grilled Caprese Skewers With Halloumi And Sourdough

Basically a deconstructed grilled cheese on a stick.

Grilled Corn With Spicy Aioli

A match made in heaven.

Grilled Onion And Smoked Gouda Quesedillas

You can always cook these on the stovetop, but grilling gives them an extra smoky kick.

Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers With Romesco And Arugula

Ketchup? Out. Romesco and argula? So in. (Thanks for keeping us trendy, Coterie member Phoebe Lapine.)

Grilled Peach And Halloumi Salad With Lemon-pesto Dressing

This gorgeous salad gives new meaning to the words “grilled cheese.”

Grilled Vegetarian Tacos

Feel free to sub in your favorite veggies (but don’t skip the chipotle lime goat cheese drizzle).

Grilled Pizza With Leeks And Roasted Tomatoes

We adore this quick, customizable dinner by Coterie member Katie Workman.

Caprese Salad With Grilled Zucchini

Tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil are a holy trinity on their own. But adding grilled zucchini gives this classic dish a little more heft, and a great summery flavor.

Grilled Cherry Flatbread

Pitted fresh cherries, spinach and goat cheese on a warm, freshly-grilled flatbread. In other words, appetizer heaven by Coterie member Gaby Dalkin.

Grilled Avocado Salad With Green Goddess Dressing

Wise advise from Coterie member Aida Mollenkamp: You haven't lived until you've tried your favorite fruit on the grill.

Spring Tartine With Sweet Pea Hummus And Grilled Asparagus

It might not be easy being green...but it sure is delicious. (Thanks, Gena Hamshaw.)

Watermelon-feta Skewers

Fresh, crunchy and oh-so Instagrammable.