Are you ready to fire up the grill and indulge in some mouthwatering vegan BBQ recipes? Look no further! Whether you're a committed vegan or simply looking to explore plant-based options, this blog post is your ultimate guide to the best vegan BBQ recipes that will satisfy your taste buds and impress your guests.
From smoky grilled vegetables to tantalizing plant-based burgers, get ready to elevate your BBQ game to a whole new level. Get your tongs ready, because we're about to embark on a flavorful journey that will leave you craving more. Let's dive in!
1. Vegan Tofu Kebobs
The Vegan Tofu Kebobs are a must-try for any vegan BBQ. Made with firm tofu and a variety of chopped veggies, these kebobs are marinated in vegetable broth and grilled to perfection. The homemade smokey BBQ sauce adds a delicious flavor.
Serve these kebobs alongside grilled broccoli, mushrooms, and spiced corn for a complete vegan BBQ feast. Don't miss out on this mouthwatering plant-based option for your summer cookouts.
2. Vegan BBQ Tofu Sandwiches
Vegan BBQ Tofu Sandwiches are a delicious and satisfying summer sandwich. Crispy baked tofu slices, quick pickled veggies, and your favorite BBQ sauce come together to create a mouthwatering combination.
This recipe is quick and easy, perfect for a fast dinner. The pickled veggies add a tangy and refreshing element, while the tofu slices provide a satisfying crunch. Whether you're vegan or not, these sandwiches are a must-try for BBQ lovers.
3. Vegan BBQ Sauce
This Vegan BBQ Sauce is a delicious and versatile condiment that adds a slightly spicy and subtly sweet flavor to a variety of dishes. It can be used to coat chickpeas, veggies, and even cauliflower wings.
The sauce has a well-rounded and flavorful taste, thanks to the combination of ketchup, coconut sugar, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, garlic, and spices. It's easy to make and can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week. Overall, this Vegan BBQ Sauce is a must-try for any vegan barbecue lover.
4. Smoky Skillet BBQ Baked Beans
Smoky Skillet BBQ Baked Beans are a must-try vegan BBQ recipe. These beans are sweet, sticky, and have a wonderful smoky flavor. With a simple sauce and the addition of liquid smoke, they provide the perfect balance of sweetness and tenderness.
Made with easy-to-find ingredients, this recipe is a game-changer for those looking to elevate their BBQ side dish. Whether you use a cast iron skillet or a Dutch oven, these beans will impress your guests and have them coming back for more.
5. BBQ Tempeh
BBQ Tempeh is a delicious vegan BBQ recipe that features pan-fried tempeh coated in a sweet, tangy, and smoky BBQ sauce. It takes just 20 minutes to make and is a fantastic addition to any BBQ spread.
The tempeh gets a golden and crispy texture, while the BBQ sauce adds a bold and flavorful punch. It's a must-try for vegans and non-vegans alike.
6. Texas BBQ Brisket
The Texas BBQ Brisket recipe is a vegan twist on a classic Southern dish. Made with shredded jackfruit, miso paste, and dark beer, this recipe mimics the taste and texture of real meat.
The combination of flavors, including smoked paprika and BBQ sauce, creates a smoky and flavorful dish that will impress both vegans and non-vegans alike. Serve it with traditional sides like pickles, white bread, and pickled jalapenos for an authentic experience. Overall, this recipe is a must-try for anyone craving a taste of Texas BBQ.
7. Vegan "Honey" BBQ Ribs
These vegan "Honey" BBQ Ribs are a delicious and meaty alternative to traditional ribs. Made with seitan and smothered in a homemade BBQ sauce, these ribs are sticky, tender, and full of flavor. They are perfect for vegans, vegetarians, and anyone looking to reduce their meat consumption.
Serve them with a side of creamy potato salad and vinegar cucumber salad for a complete BBQ meal. These ribs can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator or freezer. Overall, a fantastic vegan BBQ recipe that will satisfy both vegans and meat-eaters alike.
8. Vegan "Pulled Pork" Sandwich
The Vegan "Pulled Pork" Sandwich is a delicious and satisfying plant-based alternative to traditional pulled pork. Made with lentils and shredded carrots, it has a hearty texture and is infused with smoky BBQ flavor.
With 17 grams of protein per serving, it's a protein-packed option for those craving a meaty sandwich. The recipe is simple and comes together in less than 45 minutes, making it a quick and easy option for a BBQ meal. Overall, this sandwich is a must-try for vegans and non-vegans alike.
9. Vegan BBQ Tempeh Ribs
Vegan BBQ Tempeh Ribs are a smoky, sweet, and savory alternative to traditional ribs. Made with tempeh and smothered in homemade barbecue sauce, these vegan ribs provide a satisfying meaty texture without the cholesterol and heart disease risks.
While they may not taste exactly like real ribs, they deliver the sticky, smoky, and savory flavors that BBQ lovers crave. Perfect for a backyard BBQ or picnic, these ribs are a delicious option for vegans and non-vegans alike.
10. Easy BBQ Tofu Sandwich
The Easy BBQ Tofu Sandwich is a flavorful and satisfying vegan option for barbecue lovers. Marinated tofu is pan-fried to crispy perfection and paired with creamy tahini coleslaw.
The tofu is marinated in a sweet, tangy, and slightly spicy sauce, giving it a delicious BBQ flavor. This sandwich is easy to customize and can be made with your favorite BBQ sauce. It's a great option for a messy and delicious meal.
11. Vegan BBQ Veggie Pizza
Vegan BBQ Veggie Pizza is a flavorful and satisfying dish that combines a soft yet crisp bread base with a tangy and delicious homemade BBQ sauce. Topped with a variety of veggies, including onions, zucchini, mushrooms, grated potato, and roasted cauliflower, this pizza offers a delightful mix of textures.
The combination of the BBQ sauce and fresh toppings creates a pizza that is bursting with flavor. Whether you're a vegan or simply looking for a delicious plant-based option, this pizza is a must-try.
12. Easy Vegan BBQ Ribs
The Easy Vegan BBQ Ribs recipe is a delicious and satisfying option for vegans looking to enjoy a meaty and flavorful barbecue experience. The recipe uses a combination of vegan ground meat and canned jackfruit to create a fibrous and meat-like texture.
The ribs are baked in the oven and then finished on the grill for a smoky flavor. The result is tender, saucy, and absolutely delicious vegan ribs that are sure to impress.
13. BBQ Tempeh Vegan Ribs
The BBQ Tempeh Vegan Ribs are a must-try for any vegan BBQ enthusiast. These ribs are meaty, smoky, and incredibly sticky, just like traditional BBQ ribs. What sets them apart is that they are completely plant-based, with no animal products involved. They offer all the flavors and textures we love from real BBQ, without the fat and cholesterol.
These ribs are made with tempeh, which is cut into long strips and coated with a flavorful rub before being smoked on the grill. The result is a rib-like texture that is satisfying and delicious. Whether you're a vegan or not, these BBQ Tempeh Vegan Ribs are sure to impress at your next BBQ gathering.
14. Vegan Kofta
The Vegan Kofta recipe is a flavorful and easy-to-make addition to any BBQ. Made with Middle Eastern-inspired spices like cardamom, cumin, and turmeric, these grilled kofta skewers are a delicious alternative to traditional meat options.
The recipe uses ready-made vegan mince as the base, making it quick and convenient. Serve alongside a herby yogurt dip or in a stuffed flatbread for a tasty and satisfying meal.
15. BBQ Seitan Chicken
The BBQ Seitan Chicken recipe is a delicious vegan alternative to traditional grilled chicken. Made with a flavorful seitan mixture and homemade vegan BBQ sauce, this recipe is perfect for summer grilling.
The seitan has a great texture and the BBQ sauce adds a tangy and smoky flavor. Whether you choose to use the sauce or not, this recipe is sure to satisfy your BBQ cravings.
16. Quick and Easy Vegan Barbecue Sauce
The Quick and Easy Vegan Barbecue Sauce is a simple and delicious recipe that requires only seven ingredients. It is a great alternative to store-bought barbecue sauce, which often contains high fructose corn syrup and can be expensive.
This homemade sauce is made with ketchup, molasses, brown sugar or maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, vegan Worcestershire sauce, and Sriracha. It can be used in a variety of recipes, such as BBQ tofu, veggie burgers, and baked potatoes. Overall, this barbecue sauce is a convenient and tasty option for vegan BBQ lovers.
17. Vegan Texas BBQ Sheet Pan Meal
The Vegan Texas BBQ Sheet Pan Meal is a mouthwatering combination of tofu, sweet potatoes, broccoli, and cauliflower, all tossed in a homemade vegan Texas BBQ sauce. The sauce is tangy and flavorful, making it hard to resist.
This easy sheet pan meal is perfect for busy days and allows for customization with your favorite veggies. The sweet potatoes come out tender and browned, while the entire house fills with a delicious aroma. Overall, this one-pan meal is a time-saving and delicious option for BBQ lovers looking for a vegan twist.
18. Healthy BBQ Sauce
Healthy BBQ Sauce is a vegan, refined sugar-free, and gluten-free recipe that offers a delicious alternative to store-bought options. Made from whole food ingredients, this tangy and sweet sauce has a hint of smoke and spice.
With half the calories of commercial sauces, it allows you to enjoy the flavors of barbecue without the guilt. Easy to customize to your taste preferences, this homemade sauce is a healthier and more cost-effective choice for BBQ lovers.
19. Baked BBQ Tofu
Baked BBQ Tofu is a sticky-sweet and flavorful vegan dish that is perfect for BBQ lovers. The tofu is twice-baked, resulting in a toothsome and chewy texture. It is coated in a delicious BBQ sauce that infuses the tofu with flavor.
This recipe is easy to make and requires only two ingredients. It can be served alongside your favorite vegetables or on top of fluffy mashed potatoes for a satisfying meal.
20. Vegan BBQ Sandwich with Soy Curls
The Vegan BBQ Sandwich with Soy Curls is a must-try for any BBQ lover. Made with soy curls, these meat alternatives are chewy and soak up the delicious BBQ flavor. Perfect for potlucks, BBQs, or game day, this sandwich is easy to make and satisfying.
The soy curls have 10 grams of protein per serving and are made from whole soybeans. Pair it with your favorite BBQ sauce and enjoy a mouthwatering vegan BBQ experience.
21. Grilled BBQ Tofu Vegetable Kebabs
These Grilled BBQ Tofu Vegetable Kebabs are a must-try for vegans and vegetarians looking for a delicious and flavorful BBQ option. The tofu is marinated in a homemade smoky BBQ sauce and grilled alongside a variety of vegetables.
The result is a mouthwatering combination of charred tofu and tender-crisp veggies. Perfect for summer BBQs and gatherings with friends and family.
22. Vegan BBQ Sandwich
The Vegan BBQ Sandwich is a game-changer for those looking to enjoy a delicious BBQ experience without meat. Made with Butler Soy Curls and a homemade BBQ sauce, this sandwich is packed with protein and fiber.
It's quick and easy to make, taking just 20 minutes from start to finish. The soy curls provide a satisfying texture, and the BBQ seasoning adds a smoky and savory flavor. Perfect for potlucks or game day, this sandwich is a vegan dream food that even carnivores will enjoy.
23. Vegan BBQ Ribs
The Vegan BBQ Ribs recipe is a delicious and protein-packed option for those following a vegan diet. Made with vital wheat gluten, these ribs are easy to prepare and have a tender and juicy texture.
The recipe allows for customization, so you can adjust the seasonings and sauce to your liking. Serve these ribs with mashed potatoes, salad, or pasta for a balanced meal. Overall, these Vegan BBQ Ribs are a flavorful and nutritious alternative to traditional ribs.
24. Vegan BBQ Tofu Sandwich
The Vegan BBQ Tofu Sandwich is a delicious and satisfying plant-based alternative to traditional BBQ sandwiches. Made with baked BBQ tofu, pickles, onions, and optional avocado or vegan mayo, this sandwich is packed with flavor and perfect for summer cookouts.
The tofu is marinated in a homemade BBQ sauce, resulting in a tangy and smoky taste. It's a simple and easy recipe that will impress both vegans and non-vegans alike. Whether you're looking for a healthier option or just want to try something new, this Vegan BBQ Tofu Sandwich is a must-try.
25. Grilled Pineapple Tofu Skewers
The Grilled Pineapple Tofu Skewers are a delicious and satisfying vegan BBQ option. The combination of sweet pineapple, tangy teriyaki sauce, and savory tofu creates a flavorful and satisfying dish.
The skewers can be prepared ahead of time and grilled to perfection. They are versatile and can be customized with different vegetables. Overall, these skewers are a great addition to any summer BBQ menu.
26. Vegan Sweet and Spicy BBQ Tofu
Vegan Sweet and Spicy BBQ Tofu is a delicious and flavorful dish that is perfect for summer cookouts. The tofu is dry rubbed and baked, then slathered with a homemade sweet and spicy BBQ sauce.
The combination of crispy tofu and the tangy sauce creates a mouthwatering texture and taste. Even meat eaters will enjoy this tofu dish. Serve it with your favorite BBQ sides for a complete meal.
27. Vegan BBQ Chicken Pizza
The Vegan BBQ Chicken Pizza is a delicious and crispy pizza made using a cast iron skillet. Topped with vegan ranch and fresh cilantro, it's a flavorful twist on a traditional favorite. The recipe uses pre-made pizza dough and vegan chicken strips, making it easy to prepare.
The crust is extra crispy thanks to the cast iron skillet, and the combination of BBQ sauce, red onion, and vegan ranch adds a tangy and savory flavor. This pizza is a great option for vegans and non-vegans alike.
28. Texas Style Vegan BBQ
Texas Style Vegan BBQ is a flavorful and satisfying recipe that captures the essence of authentic Texas Smokehouse BBQ. The chopped mushroom sandwich is smothered in a homemade BBQ sauce that is tangy, slightly sweet, and has a hint of smokiness.
The addition of a mustard cole slaw adds a refreshing crunch to the sandwich. This recipe is a delicious alternative for vegans craving a taste of Texas BBQ.