Vegetarian-Friendly Fourth of July Recipes

Barbecuing vegetables is delicious and healthy
Grilled veggies are perfect for summertime.

When we think of barbecuing, we think of burgers, dogs, and ribs. Meat is typically the center of any grilling get together. And with Fourth of July coming up, everyone is planning an Independence Day barbecue.

Vegetables often take the second spot during the Fourth of July, featuring as flavorful side dishes or burger toppings. But often, they are overlooked as a main course. Whether you’re a practicing vegetarian or just want to shake your menu, we’ve got you covered. These recipes are exciting and delicious. We guarantee that you won’t even miss the meat.

Corn on the Cob

Corn on the cob is perfect for grilling. Chili powder with a light lime and mayo sauce give this corn a South of the Border twist. [slideshow:

Click here for the Grilled Mexican-Style Corn Recipe

Black Bean Burger

Skip the prepackaged, frozen garden burgers and try this one instead. Black beans pack some protein and sweet potatoes add an unexpected twist.

Click here for the Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Mini Portabella Burgers

Mushrooms are another delicious meat substitute for your grill. These cute little sliders are perfect as an appetizer.

Click here for the Mini Mushroom Burgers Recipe

Grilled Vegetable Salad

This Fourth of July, try to incorporate your grill into as many dishes as possible. This salad has fresh and grilled veggies, along with hard boiled eggs for added protein.

Click here for the Nicoise Salad with Grilled Vegetables Recipe

Eggplant Fries

We all love fries, but this recipe gives a little twist. Eggplant is baked to crispy perfection in the oven and is perfect for dipping.

Click here for the Baked Balsamic Eggplant Fries Recipe

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