We’ll be the first to admit that we talk a lot about grilling up burgers and brats on our blog. In doing so, we may have neglected our vegetarian friends. But don’t worry. Just because someone doesn’t eat meat doesn’t mean they can’t grill up a tasty meal at a backyard barbecue. In a few of our grilling blogs we may have mentioned a recipe here or there that happened to be meatless, but today the Mighty Flame Propane Cylinder Exchange blog is going full vegetarian and giving our readers an entire post dedicated to meat-free grill recipes. So, make sure your propane tank is full and fire up the grill for these tasty eats!
Grilled Tofu Skewers
Skewers are a great recipe because you can add whatever you want to them! However, if you need some inspiration, we found a popular grilled tofu skewer recipe you might like to try, but feel free to put your own spin on it. In fact, you can use almost any skewer recipe you want and make it vegetarian by swapping the meat products for tofu.
Start by slicing extra firm tofu into bite-sized chunks. Then, do the same with a zucchini and bell pepper. Add the tofu, bell pepper, zucchini, and mushrooms to a bowl and cover it with a marinade composed of sriracha, soy sauce, sesame oil, onion, and jalapeno as the recipe directs. Let that vegetarian goodness hang out in the marinade for an hour or so and you know how the rest of the story goes! Skewer the ingredients and roast over a hot propane grill until desired doneness.
Grilled Stuffed Peppers
This is another grilling idea that you can really make your own. We suggest slicing the top off of a bell pepper, stuffing it with a combination of cooked rice, chopped onion, corn, beans, cheese, and your favorite Tex Mex spices and placing it in a cast iron skillet. Close the lid of the grill for about ten minutes until everything is nice and toasty and the cheese has completely melted. Top with some pico de gallo and some crema and enjoy!
Take your favorite vegetarian sandwich and make it on the grill! You could do this with just about any sandwich — heck, you could grill up a PB&J if you want! The flavor and char that a grill adds to a sandwich makes it so unique. One popular dish is a grilled portobello mushroom sandwich. Start by grilling up a portobello cap as well as some red bell peppers. Once cooked, assemble your sandwich with your favorite type of bread and cheese (we like mozzarella or goat cheese for this recipe). Add whatever other fixings you like such as arugula, tomatoes, or basil, and place the sandwich right onto the grill, using a cast iron skillet to press it down. After a couple of minutes flip it over to grill the other side and serve it up hot!
This isn’t the first time we’ve discussed grilling up some watermelon on our blog. Last time we shared the recipe for Martha Stewart’s watermelon and feta skewers, but feel free to mix it up a bit and create your own recipe. For example, after you grill your watermelon, top it with a squeeze of lime and some chili powder for a tangy, spicy, and refreshing treat! Another great idea is to top it with some roughly chopped basil and blue cheese crumbles. The possibilities are endless!
Barbecue Veggie Burger
This is your most basic vegetarian-friendly grill recipe. Most veggie burgers are made from black beans or tofu and full of flavorful ingredients like chopped onions and garlic. You can make your own veggie burger from scratch or buy frozen patties at any grocery store. Toss these veggie patties on the grill until cooked, toast up a soft brioche bun, and adorn your burger with whatever fixings you like. Instead of using a veggie burger patty, you can opt for a grilled portobello mushroom cap or a grilled tofu steak to liven things up a bit!
Are You Ready To Fire Up The Grill?
Here at Mighty Flame Propane Cylinder Exchange, we love sharing our favorite grill recipes in the hopes that it will inspire others to try something new. We also love ensuring that our customers are only using safe and reliable propane tanks when they fire up their grills. Mighty Flame has propane exchange stores all across the Midwest and we’d love to help you out at one of our locations.
And of course, be sure to keep up with our blog for the latest grill recipes, as well as tips and tricks for firing up your grill with a propane tank. Now, head to the grocery store to get some fresh ingredients, buy a propane tank, and grill up a tasty vegetarian meal!