This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.
Delicious vegan BBQ recipes including baked beans, potato salad, vegan ribs, homemade BBQ sauce, and more! These recipes will satisfy vegan and “omnivore“ barbecue lovers alike!
This St. Louis gal knows and loves her BBQ! Going vegan just means I get to enjoy a healthier, cruelty-free version of an American classic and know so do you! I compiled this list of 20 + vegan BBQ recipes to bring to your next summer picnic!
Is BBQ vegan?
Typically most of the foods people bring to a BBQ event aren’t vegan at all -chicken, ribs, etc. Even the sides are made with animal products baked beans with bacon, potato salad with eggs, etc.
But BBQ sauce in general typically is vegan (unless it’s made with honey), so who’s to say you can’t use it on meatless cuisine? We are breaking traditions to show you just how mouthwatering meatless barbecue can be!
What Should a Vegan Bring to a BBQ?
Here are some things you can bring to your next cookout:
- vegan burgers
- baked beans
- potato salad
- vegan ribs, etc.
Below I’ve laid out various types of vegan barbecue recipes categorize in 5 categories:
- Barbecue Side Dishes
- Vegan BBQ “Meats”
- Burgers & Veggie Dogs
- Bean Salads & Salsas
- Grilled Fruit, Vegetables, and Sauces
- Summer Drinks
Vegan BBQ Recipes
View the recipes below for yummy ideas. Be sure to share the ones you make and love!
Barbecue Side Dishes
Here we have all your favorite classic barbecue side recipes and a few ones with a twist. All of them are super filling!
1. Vegan Baked Beans
2. Vegan Potato Salad
3. BBQ Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
4. Classic American Coleslaw
5. Easy Macaroni Salad Recipe
6. Vegan Avocado Pasta Salad
7. Vegan Broccoli Salad
Vegan BBQ “Meats”
You can still enjoy a “meaty” BBQ without the cruelty! Even your omnivore friends will love these meatless recipes!
8. “Beefy” Vegan Lentil Loaf
9. BBQ Lentil Meatballs
10. Tempeh “Ribs” with Peach BBQ Sauce
11. Vegan Steak
Burgers and Veggie Dogs
You can’t have a summer cookout without throwing some burgers and hotdogs on the grill. These vegan versions are not only tasty but much healthier than store-bought versions!
12. Grillable Vegan Burger
13. Vegan Eggplant Pulled Pork Burger
14. Homemade Veggie Dog
15. Grilled Huli-Huli Vegan Burger
16. Grillable Black Bean Sunflower Seed Burger
17. Lentil Carrot Dog
Bean Salads & Salsa
Salads and salsas are great to balance out all that “heavy” food you will be grubbing on. But make no mistake these salad and salsa recipes will still satisfy!
18. Cucumber Chickpea Tomato Salad
19. Vegan Corn Salad
20. Chipotle Corn Salsa Recipe
21. Avocado Black Bean Corn Salsa
22. Herbed White Picnic Salad
Grilled Fruit, Vegetables, and Sauces
A good barbecue is all about the sauce! Keep it simple by throwing some veggies on the grill and topping it with these homemade sauces!
23. Vegan BBQ Sauce
24. Grilled Butternut Squash with Chimichurri
25. How to Grill Pineapples
26. Vegan Tacos with Grilled Veggies Chimichurri
27. Smokey Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce
After all that good eating, I couldn’t forget to leave you with something to keep you refreshed and hydrated!
28. Strawberry Lemonade with Lavender
As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Please read my full Affiliate Disclaimer.
© Gina Marie Hoskins. Vegan With Curves. All Rights Reserved. Unless noted otherwise, all images, recipes, & content are copyright protected and registered with the U.S. Copyright Office. My images and written content are NOT to be used without prior permission. Read full Copyright Disclosure.