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10 Twists on Grilled Vegetables for a Damn Good Cookout

Italian Grilled Vegetable Kabobs

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A simple Italian vinaigrette gives these grilled veggie kebabs from Kim’s Healthy Eats a big flavor boost.

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Grilled Artichokes with Garlic Parmesan

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The blogger behind Foodness Gracious uses just a handful of ingredients to transform artichokes into a restaurant-worthy appetizer or side dish.

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Grilled Beet Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Honey Apricot Goat Cheese

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Thickly sliced and grilled beets act as the patty in these burgers from Sports-Glutton.com. They’re rich, juicy, and meaty—and make a great substitute for beef. For more veg-based burgers, check out Crazy Good Burger Recipes for a Vegetarian Cookout.

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Garlic Rosemary Vegetable Grill Packet

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Grilling veggies in foil means they won’t stick, they’ll be perfectly tender, and you won’t have to worry about pieces falling through the grill grates. Eazy Peazy Mealz mixes frozen fries with chopped vegetables for a packet that’s bursting with flavor.

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Grilled Sweet Potato Kebabs

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The Yummy Life gives nutrient-packed sweet potatoes a summery spin. (The technique works for regular potatoes too!)

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Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic Syrup

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A simple balsamic vinegar reduction takes Savory Sweet Life’s grilled asparagus to out-of-this-world levels. And if it’s rainy, you can make it in the oven! (Asparagus is great for your heart; it's one of our top artery-cleansing foods.)

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Blossom Onions Grilled and Planked with Red Pepper Aioli

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These gorgeous blooms from Proud Italian Cook will stun any guest—and are way healthier than a deep fried onion blossom!

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Grilled Shishito Peppers

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Two Peas and Their Pod grill up mildly-spicy Japanese shishito peppers, then toss them with sriracha-dusted almonds for a one-two fiery punch. 

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Grilled Romaine Salad

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Yes, you can grill lettuce! And you should, since doing so imparts salad greens with smoky, delicious flavor. Edible Perspective grills the other salad components, too, for a delicious barbeque side or main. Bonus: Romaine is one of the Top 50 Summer Diet Foods for Weight Loss!

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini

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If your garden is churning out more zucchini than you can eat, you’ll appreciate this recipe from Damn Delicious. She makes hers on a grill pan, but you could also put a grilling tray on your outdoor model.

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