Celebrate the best of fresh summer flavor with rich, meatless main dishes from the grill.
Veggie Grilled Pizza
Bring out the best in smoky grilled vegetables by pairing them with an unexpected flavor partner: fresh mint. This pizza,
loaded with fresh summer veggies, earned outstanding reviews as a main dish. Cut the pie into smaller slices for appetizer
Introduce tofu to the grill with this easy, veggie-heavy recipe. The tofu and veggies grill together, brushed evenly with
a vibrant orange juice marinade, making the dish a breeze to prepare and a cinch to clean up after.
Are you ready for the best sandwich you’ve ever tasted? Celebrate the rich flavors of summer by stacking delicious ciabatta
bread with hearty portions of grilled, zucchini, red onion, basil, eggplant, and tomato. Top with provolone and prepare for
For an elegant alfresco dinner that’s still easy on the prep time, make a main dish featuring grilled eggplant topped with
melted provolone cheese. Top with grilled salsa and pair with a small green salad for a pleasing summer dinner in about 30
Salads are always a hit in summer; they’re easy to make, full of fresh flavor, and don’t heat up the kitchen. Top your mixed
salad greens with smoky grilled vegetables to add depth of flavor and a texture contrast for your palate. Top with a pistachio
vinaigrette and crumbled goat cheese for extra richness.
All you need to complete this meal is a side of steamed snow peas, sugar snap peas, or asparagus. Draining the tofu on paper
towels helps it absorb more marinade and ensures maximum flavor when it hits the grill.
Stuffed mushrooms are always a crowd pleaser. We suggest filling yours with a robust mixture of spinach, garlic, oregano,
and Parmesan cheese and serving the caps with a small summer salad. Enjoy this dish outside while you savor the slow summer
Grilled Eggplant and Tomato Sandwiches with Roquefort Dressing
When grilled to perfection, eggplant peel is slightly crusty--a nice contrast to its tender, moist flesh. Roasted eggplant
makes a hearty sandwich when combined with a coarse-textured bread, such as an Italian ciabatta or sourdough.
Sky-high sandwich stackers provide filling meals that are perfect for picnics or on-the-go summer outings. Grape tomatoes,
red onion, and a mix of yellow squash and zucchini star in this easy recipe, which calls for time-saving ingredients including
presliced veggies and bottled salad dressing.
Store-bought pizza dough speeds prep time on this easy summer dish. Pizza provides the perfect opportunity to use festive
seasonal toppings. Try sliced peaches; the grill helps them release their natural sweetness, adding a fun zip to the pie.
If you haven’t tried fresh-from-the-grill pizza before, prepare to be wowed.
Grilled bell peppers and red onion get a hearty flavor infusion from a short stint in a vinegar-and-olive-oil marinade before
hitting the grill for a quick roast. The grilled veggies, served over couscous, add smoky flavor to this Mediterranean-inspired
main dish meal.
Grilled Eggplant Naan Wraps with Tahini-Yogurt Dressing
A delicious way to complement the rich flavor of grilled eggplant is by adding a tangy tahini-yogurt sauce. Tahini, sesame
paste, adds a Asian-inspired flavor and transports this easy dinner dish to a delightfully tasty status.
Serve a pick-up style dinner by loading a pretty party platter with freshly grilled summer veggies such as tomatoes, button
mushrooms, radicchio, and eggplant. Pair with a tangy dipping sauce and let guests help themselves to this meatless main.
Nothing beats the smoky flavor from the grill, especially when you’re bringing out the rich flavor of polenta. The grilled
polenta adds depth to an easy summer salad, prepared with cannellini beans and chopped fresh rosemary.