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Barbecue for Vegetarians?

We are having a barbecue.
A couple of guests are vegans or vegetarians. If you were invited to a barbecue would you go? What would you expect to be served?


Asked by MMXI at 4:31 PM on May. 22, 2011 in Food & Drink

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Answers (14)
  • Grill veggie kababs.
    Throw corn-on-the-cob onto the grill.
    Make baked beans without the pork.

    Answer by GoodyBrook at 4:33 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • I would cook the vegan food first so that you don't have to worry about the cross contamination unless you already planned on using two grills.

    Answer by scout_mom at 4:43 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • The suggestions above are great, buy some veggie burgers and grilled them.

    Answer by older at 4:35 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • If I invited vegans or vegetarians I would grill some veggies and make some roasted corn on the cob without the butter for them. You could also grill some large portobello mushroom caps for their "burgers".


    Answer by scout_mom at 4:36 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • You could grill some veggie kabobs. Use grape tomatoes, chunks of onion and pineapple. You can also grill stone fruits, like peaches and plums.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 4:33 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • Veggie burgers inside of a portobello mushroom "bun"

    zucchini slice lengthwise is great barbecued as well.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:59 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • I have to ask. Do vegans fear cross-contamination. Should I use two grills one for meat eaters and one for vegans. You know people these days. I feel the need to please everyone.

    Comment by MMXI (original poster) at 4:37 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • AH! Great ideas. Thank you so much. Maybe I'll become vegetarian [for a day]. The food sounds delicious.

    Comment by MMXI (original poster) at 4:39 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • grilled portobello mushrooms, marinate in Italian dressing and grill. Also there should be enough side dishes, salads, veggies etc that your guests can have without feeling like they're missing anything. I know if I had a special diet I would either bring my own or just make do with what was available.

    Answer by luvschocolate at 7:20 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • Mushroom, Red Pepper, and Squash Yakitori
    Makes: 12 skewers. Serves: 4 as an entree
    2/3 cup low-salt vegetable stock
    1/4 cup sake or apple cider or white grape juice
    3 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari or braggs
    3 tablespoons mirin or dry sherry or apple cider or white grape juice
    1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
    2 teaspoons seasoned rice vinegar
    2 small garlic cloves, thinly sliced
    1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    1 tablespoon water
    20 large white or cremini mushrooms (about 2-inch caps)
    20 l-3/4-by-l-inch rectangular pieces yellow crookneck squash (about 3 medium squash)
    28 1-1/2-inch squares red bell pepper (about 3 large bell peppers)
    1/3 cup vegetable oil for brushing
    Select twelve 10-to 12-inch wooden or metal skewers; if using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 30 minutes and drain before using.


    Answer by rkoloms at 8:30 PM on May. 22, 2011