The Ultimate List of Vegetarian Summer Recipes
This list of vegetarian summer recipes is perfect for your next cookout or party. These recipes are so delicious, even the meat eaters will be making room on their plate for these dishes!
When you think of a cookout or summer barbecue, you generally think of hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill, right? While I have no problem with omnivores enjoying a burger, sometimes the vegetarians get left behind. We’re stuck with a salad made of hamburger condiments and a pile of coleslaw. But not anymore.
Vegetarian Appetizer Ideas
Start the party with one of these delicious appetizer recipes! From dips to small bites, these are great for a barbecue! Many of these can be made in advance so you can enjoy the summer night!
Grilled Polenta with Fresh Mozzarella and Tomatoes
Grilled Pizza with Caramelized Onions and Gorgonzola
Vegetarian Summer Side Dishes
Need the perfect side dish to go with your burgers? Try one of these recipes to round out the meal! These recipes highlight the best that summer has to offer!
Grilled Pineapple, Black Bean, and Jicama Salad
Dilly Smashed Baby Potatoes with Horseradish Sauce
Curried Cauliflower Salad with Cashews
Grilled Portobello Mushroom Mini Steaks
Vegetarian Summer Salad Recipes
Salads don’t have to be boring! Try one of these tasty recipes to spice up your barbecue or add some color to your potluck! These delicious salads are perfect for an occasion.
Kidney Bean Salad with Parsley
Garlicky Kale and Quinoa Salad
Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad
Beetroot, Goat Cheese, & Walnut Salad
White Balsamic Kale Salad with Strawberries
Strawberry Avocado Mozzarella Salad
Grilled Eggplant and Spinach Salad
Vegetarian Burger Recipes
No one will miss the meat with these hearty recipes! From beans to lentils, quinoa to sweet potato, there’s a recipe for just about anything you have in your pantry! Fire up the grill or heat up a skillet and you’ll have burgers in no time!
Southwest Sweet Potato Bean Burger
Quinoa Veggie Burgers with Avocado
Carrot and Quinoa Veggie Burgers
Sun-Dried Tomato Chickpea Burger
Vegan Black Bean and Quinoa Burger
Chickpea Burgers with Avocado Sauce
What’s your favorite cookout food? Share a link in the comments below!
This post was originally published in July 2016. Updated June 2021
Oh my lordy – that fig tray though!!
Right?! Isn’t it beautiful?!
All the recipes look amazing.Specially burger ones.
So many great options to try! Thanks for including my Quinoa Veggie Burgers with Avocado!
Thanks for sharing it, Holly! It looks amazing!
BOOKMARKING right now. THis looks incredible Liz. I think I could eat vegetarian for the rest of the summer.