How to make a delicious vegan BBQ that your carnivorous family and friends will love!


Who doesn’t like good barbecue? One of my favorite summer gatherings. Beautiful warm weather, good food, good music, fun games, and a good laugh make barbecues a lot of fun with friends and loved ones. However, many people are becoming vegetarian these days, so why not turn the traditional barbecue into a vegan barbecue?! Even if you just want a no-nonsense barbecue, vegan barbecue can be just as delicious.

So what types of food can you cook for a vegan barbecue? Hot dogs, burgers, and chicken are traditional foods we grew up eating at barbecues, but there are delicious vegan menu options. You don’t have to worry about there being an infinite number of Grilled portobello mushrooms, grilled zucchini, grilled cauliflower steak, grilled tofu kebabs, and grilled seitan barbecue ribs are some delicious main entree options. Grilled baby potatoes, grilled corn on the cob, and grilled vegetables are delicious side dishes. Vegan macaroni salad, pasta salad, and fruit pilaf are additional delicious side food options. Try grilled fruit, such as grilled peaches, for a delicious barbecue dessert. As you can see, the list is versatile and long. You can also include classic homemade lemonade for the perfect refreshing summer drink.

You can use simple olive oil, salt and pepper to season your food. The food is just as delicious and takes on that delicious BBQ flavor that we all love. Alternatively, feel free to season all ingredients to add flavor in exactly the same way that traditional barbecue food is seasoned.

Additionally, we have a variety of flavored BBQ sauces for additional flavor profiles. Create additional flavor profiles with a variety of dipping sauces such as Chimichurri, Honey Mustard, Hot Sauce, Teriyaki Sauce, Garlic Sauce, Sweet Chili Garlic Sauce, Sriracha, Chipotle Aioli, Ranch and Marinara Sauce You can also

Below are some delicious vegan food menu options to throw on the most delicious vegan barbecue that all of your family and friends will love!


Vegan BBQ food menu options:


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  • black bean and corn salad
  • Corn, avocado and tomato salad
  • green beans, corn and tomato salad
  • Guacamole
  • Salsa/pico de gallo and chips
  • hummus on pita bread
  • vegan coleslaw
  • Vegan bruschetta (vegan cream cheese and raw vegetable topping)
  • Assorted raw vegetables (with vegan ranch dressing or dip)


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  • grilled cauliflower barbecue steak
  • Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burger
  • Grilled BBQ Ribs with Mushrooms
  • grilled mushrooms/vegetable kebabs
  • grilled carrot hot dog
  • grilled eggplant
  • grilled tofu kebab
  • Grilled seitan BBQ ribs
  • Grilled Seitan BBQ Steak


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