You don’t need meat to make a killer BBQ feast and there won’t be only veggie skewers sizzling on the grill.
No matter if you’re following a plant-based diet yourself or invite vegans to your BBQ; before you start setting off fireworks to celebrate your skills on the grill, you want to make sure you have all the best BBQ accessories to become the ultimate veggie griller.
BUT the grillmaster title is not given, it’s earned!
To help you earn this title, we have compiled a list with our 10 favorite grilling tools. From the essentials that everyone should have, to cool new gadgets, and even the accessories that will take your flavors to the next level, there’s something for everyone to score.
Have all your friends and family over, and show them just how delicious veggie grilling can be. You’re sure to please any crowd with these extremely easy and delicious barbecue recipes.
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Keeping food fresher for longer is a trick we’ve all been trying to master. Just give your veggies and fruits a hug! By using the Food Huggers, you can make a valuable contribution to the reduction of plastic waste. These compact pieces come in a variety of sizes.
VEGGIE GRILL BAGS
Grill your next meal with ease with these nonstick mesh bags. To use, simply place your veggies in the bag and throw it on the grill (super easy to flip!). These veggie grill bags prevent small items from falling into the fire and reduces clean up after your cookout.
We use these veggie grill bags all the time for grilling Brussel sprouts. You can find the recipe here.
Using grilling wraps is extremely simple: simply soak the wraps in water, wrap them around your veggies and your food is now ready for the grill. Enjoy the intense smoky and savory flavor of cedar!
GARLIC OLIVE OIL
Seriously, is there anybody on planet earth who doesn’t love garlic? It’s one of nature’s most wondrous foods, being both delicious and incredibly healthy. This oil is great on roasted potatoes, steamed veggies, salads or for bread dipping.
HIMALAYAN SALT BBQ PLATE
Himalayan salt blocks have been around for millennia, though they’ve risen in popularity only in the last few decades. Cooking on a pink block of salt became popular due to the unexpected texture and flavor it lends to meals. You can cook pretty much whatever you can think up on one.
Simply fill your favorite burger recipe into the bottom tray and seal the lid to shape eight perfectly uniform quarter pound (veggie!) patties ready for stuffing, grilling, chilling, or storing in the freezer. The burgers will effortlessly pop out of the non-stick tray – even when frozen! So fire up your BBQ because your burgers are ready to grill!
Our favorite vegan burger for the grill? Definitely these pumpkin seeds veggie burgers!
QUESADILLA GRILLING BASKET
The heat of the outdoor grill cooks up quesadillas with smoky flavors, soft melted cheese and a crisp golden exterior. The basket makes it easy to flip them without losing any ingredients to the fire. Get creative and fill with a variety of ingredients; peppers, mushrooms, corn, beans and even chocolate.
JALAPENO RACK + CORER
Searching for that perfect, crowd-pleasing appetizer? Simply stuff jalapenos with (vegan) cheese and coarsely chopped nuts, like smoked almonds or toasted pecans. This jalapeno rack holds the peppers vertically and prevents it from leaking.
FLY REPELLENT FAN
This is the perfect companion to keep flies, bees and other flying insects away from your food. Unlike insecticide sprays, this fly repellent fan doesn’t need any harsh chemical agents to work and won’t leave dead bugs on your table. It’s safe to use around food and drinks, and won’t pose a risk to children or pets.
VBQ―THE ULTIMATE VEGAN BARBECUE COOKBOOK
Nadine Horn and Jörg Mayer have transformed the art of grilling into a veggie lover’s feast – complete with Eggplant Hot Dogs and Pulled Mushrooms Sandwiches and everything in between. Learn the secret to perfectly barbecuing veggies and plant-based products like tofu and tempeh and become a pro.
Do you have any secret grilling hacks? Let us know in the comments below!
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