Our Top 4 Meat-Free BBQ Recipes

So far this month, temperatures in Britain have reached a scorching 39 degrees. Perfect timing for a BBQ!

Whilst a large percentage of the nation will pig out on beef steaks, chicken wings and pork chops, vegetarians and vegans are likely to head home unsatisfied with grumbling stomachs. But with a gentle nudge in the right direction, it’s actually very simple to create a mouthwatering menu fit for all guests.

There are so many delicious vegetarian and vegan ingredients which make for excellent substitutes. Not only are they healthy, relatively cheap, packed full of flavour and pleasing on the eye, they can often be sourced locally or grown at home. By reducing your meat intake, you may also minimise the risk of developing diet related illnesses such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer. Win win!

Here are our top 4 plant-based BBQ recipes guaranteed to please both the carnivores and the non-meat eaters.

1) Italian-style Augbergine Sausages

italian sausage5439
http://chubbyvegetarian.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/italian-stye-eggplant-sausages.html

The Japanese augbergine, meaty in texture and perfectly shaped for a hotdog bun, is a great alternative to your standard pork sausage! Simply marinate overnight in spices, grill on the BBQ for around twelve minutes, then top with potatoes, peppers and onions. Follow the recipe here.

2) Stuffed Peppers

recipe-image-legacy-id--5006_10
http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/3304/stuffed-peppers-on-the-barbie

Tight on time? This stuffed pepper recipe can be prepared the night before and ready for serving within fifteen minutes. In a pan, gently fry a handful of pine nuts then add rice, garlic and vegetable stock. When the rice is tender, stir in spring onions, cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs and top with mozzarella and gorgonzola. Once stuffed, the peppers can be left in the fridge overnight ready for barbecuing in tin foil the next day.

3) Mexican-style Grilled Corn With Cotija Cheese and Lime Zest

54f8d0aaf39a1_-_corn-on-the-cob-0611-xln
http://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a31549/mexican-style-grilled-corn-cotija-cheese-lime-zest-recipe-clv0611/

If you’re too busy entertaining guests or want to sit back and make the most of the sun, this grilled corn recipe is a real contender. Simply brush several sweetcorn husks with oil and griddle for approximately twenty minutes until tender. Finally, top with cheese and a mix of sour cream, grated lime zest, cumin and cayenne pepper.

4) Brilliant Veggie Burger

1404_1_1436534948_lrg
http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/vegetables-recipes/brilliant-veggie-burger/#xrvfvbb4ig6bAiRj.97

Got any left over or frozen veg? These moorish vegetarian and vegan burgers, inspired by celebrity chef and Pig Pledge supporter Jamie Oliver, will put them to good use. Simply add sweetcorn, peas and broad beans to a food processor and blitz with herbs, seeds and spices, then shape into equal-sized, 2cm thick patties. Whilst these are heating through on the BBQ, why not get to work on some accompaniments: your very own spiced vegan mayo and crispy onion rings. Follow the recipe here.

Share This Article

Related ArticlesView all

July 2nd, 2020
Factory Pig Farms Create New Strain of Swine Flu, Scientists Warn

A new strain of the swine flu virus, H1N1 G4, has been detected both in pigs and humans in China…. Read More

June 20th, 2020
COVID-19 Outbreaks Close Packing Plants Across The UK

A meat processing site owned by Asda in West Yorkshire became the third food plant in 48 hours to have… Read More

June 19th, 2020
Farm Expert Interview 6: Dr Immo Fiebrig

Dr. Immo Norman Fiebrig from Germany, a licensed pharmacist and PhD in biochemistry explains his ‘Corona Triangle Hypothesis’ where mapping… Read More

May 21st, 2020
Farm Expert Interview 4: Dr. Lizzie Rowe

Dr Lizzie Rowe, is the senior research officer at the Sustainable Food Trust and a research associate at the University… Read More

May 20th, 2020
Farm Expert Interview 3: Dr. Michael Greger, M.D.

Dr. Michael Greger, an American leading physician in clinical nutrition, spoke to us about the danger of further diseases emerging… Read More

May 7th, 2020
Local Food Producers And Processors Ensures Resilience During Pandemics And Beyond

In our most recent article, we report that 20 giant US meat slaughterhouse/ packing plants have been forced to close… Read More

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*
*