These 30 Vegan BBQ Ideas are the perfect reason to break out that BBQ grill and get to cooking outdoors. Cocktails, mocktails, appetizers, sides, mains and more, you're bound to find some old and new favorites for summer parties and holidays, especially Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.
Why You'll Love These Vegan Barbecue Recipes
There's nothing quite like summer to enjoy healthy, plant-based BBQ recipes. Featuring the best vegan BBQ recipes from myself and some of my favorite food blogger friends, I hope you find something here you'll love.
Red White and Blue Cocktail
The red white and blue cocktail! A citrusy layered alcoholic drink perfect for Memorial Day parties and backyard barbecues. Comes with a non-alcoholic option and takes only minutes to prepare.
Triple Berry Margarita
These easy berry margaritas are loaded with fresh blackberries, strawberries, and blueberries for a sweet, colorful twist on a refreshing tequila cocktail. No margarita mix required!
White Sangria Recipe
For a light and refreshing summer sipper, this white wine sangria recipe is a must-try. Great for holiday celebrations, picnics, BBQ's, cookouts, or any summer party.
Easy Tinto de Verano Recipe (Spanish Red Wine Cocktail)
Celebrate warm weather with Spain's favorite, wine-based summer drink. This icy, fruity Spanish cocktail is bursting with zippy citrus and bubbly lemon soda for a refreshing, thirst-quenching alcoholic bevie.
Blueberry Mojito Mocktail
A crisp and refreshing blueberry mojito mocktail that will quench your thirst with sparkling water, fresh blueberries and cooling mint.
Watermelon Mint Agua Fresca (No Sugar)
An Easy Watermelon Agua Fresca recipe made with mint and no sugar using only 5 ingredients. This "agua de sandia" is a healthy, non-alcoholic Mexican watermelon drink that's refreshing, low calorie and fat free and takes only minutes to prepare.
Limbu Sarbat (Indian Lemonade)
No summer BBQ is complete with out lemonade and this Limbu Sarbat is an incredibly refreshing Indian version infused with a delicious cardamom-mint syrup.
Jackfruit Buffalo Dip
This spicy jackfruit buffalo dip is the perfect vegan appetizer for any event! Easy to make with wholesome, plant-based ingredients. Did I mention oil-free?
Mango and Sweet Corn Salsa With Jalapeño
A mango and sweet corn salsa that's loaded with healthy veggies and sprinkled with fresh lime juice. Perfect mango and corn salsa recipe for all your summer barbecues.
Authentic Pico de Gallo
Pico de Gallo, or "salsa fresca", is a classic Mexican tomato salsa that's fresh and ready in under 10 minutes. Super easy with only 6 ingredients.
Vegan Sweet Potato Salad
Bathed in creamy vegan mayo, this amazing sweet potato salad uses is packed with fresh veggies and awesome add-ins. Great for a BBQ, potluck, and picnic side dish.
Mexican Street Corn Salad
Vegan Mexican Street Corn Salad without the mess? I'll take it! Fresh, grilled corn on the cob is paired with a creamy, tangy mayo-based sauce with cilantro, lime, and a dash of spice! An easy summer side dish recipe!
White Bean Panzanella Bread Salad
This Tuscan Bread Salad is so delicious on a hot summer day. This Italian-style recipe is loaded with ripe juicy tomatoes, white beans, toasted bread and tossed in an aromatic tomato and white bean dressing.
Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad
A Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad with poppy seeds that's ready in under 20 minutes! Ya baby! Makes a great side dish for everyday eats or outdoor holiday gatherings.
Best Vegan Potato Salad Recipe
This best vegan potato salad is easy to make and loaded with crunchy vegetables, fresh dill, lemon juice and Dijon mustard. It’s also gluten-free and you can make it with no mayo
Classic Vegan Macaroni Salad
No summer BBQ is complete without a Classic Macaroni Salad. This one is a perfectly gluten-free, vegan, and top 8 allergy-free recipe!
Strawberry Balsamic Tofu Pasta Salad
When warm weather hits, there's nothing better than this Strawberry Balsamic Vegan Tofu Pasta Salad. Choc-full of vibrant, juicy strawberries, marinated balsamic tofu, basil, fresh spinach and vegan feta cheese, this side is a perfect side for the season.
Easy Fruit Salad with Mint & Balsamic Maple Dressing
This delightful Minted Summer Fruit Salad combines the freshness of summer fruit with the tanginess of a balsamic maple dressing for a light and healthy treat your whole family will love.
Mesquite-Grilled Corn On The Cob (With Cilantro Lime Avocado Sauce & Vegan Parmesan)
Nothing screams summer more than my Grilled Corn in the Husk with Parmesan topped with tangy Cilantro Lime Avocado Sauce. So easy because this amazing corn on the cob is grilled right in the husk! In 20 minutes, you’ll have everyone begging for more!
Epic Portobello Mushroom Burger | Grilled, Oven or Stovetop
The best Portobello Mushroom Burger (vegan) is balsamic marinated and grilled to perfection then stacked high with fabulous trimmings and smothered in Smoky Homemade Chipotle Sauce inside a fresh brioche bun. Perfect on the grill, stove top or oven.
White Bean Artichoke Burgers
These White Bean Artichoke Burgers are easy to make and super tasty with loads of texture and delicious hints of lemon & rosemary. The perfect grill recipe for summer cookouts.
Grilled Carrot Dogs 4 Ways (Carrot Hot Dogs)
These Grilled Carrot Dogs can be made 4 different ways and are marinated in a spicy, smoky sauce and then tossed on the grill for a very unusual summer barbecue recipe. Dress each carrot hotdog with a different topping combination and come back for seconds for your favorite!
Easy Grilled Vegetable Kabobs
Zucchini, red onion and bell peppers are grilled to perfection and then drizzled with tangy balsamic vinegar. These must-have-now veggie skewers make saying "hello summer" soooo easy.
Buffalo Pulled Jackfruit Burger
This Buffalo Pulled Jackfruit Burger recipe is simple, health, delicious and perfect for vegan friendly summer cookouts. Oil-free and gluten-free too!
BBQ Cauliflower Tacos
Ooh la la, these barbecue cauliflower tacos have only five ingredients, but they’re loaded with summer flavor for a plant-based taco night or backyard barbecue.
Red White and Blue Fruit Kabobs
Celebrate Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day with these festive Red White and Blue Fruit kabobs. Perfect as a light dessert after filling up on BBQ.
Red White and Blue Fruit Popsicles
These patriotic Fruit Popsicles are made with coconut water, strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries. If you're looking for refreshing, low-sugar treats for hot summer days, these will do just fine.
Vegan Strawberry Shortcake
No summer party is complete with out strawberry shortcake, especially when it's sweet, delicious and totally dairy-free.
Healthy Vegan Blueberry Tart
This Blueberry Tart Recipe is dairy-free and delicious with a creamy no-bake filling that sits atop a flaky crust. It's super easy to make and topped with sweet berries.
We hope you enjoyed these 30 Vegan BBQ Ideas. If you have any questions, please leave a comment and I'll respond straight-away!