Memorial Day BBQ Menu

For many families, Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. People all over the United States gather together over the long weekend for parties, picnics, and barbeques. This sizzling collection of recipes is the ultimate plant-based summer menu. Light up the grill!


1. Grilled Sriracha Cauliflower Steaks

Photo courtesy of Annessa, R.D.

Sriracha, lime, and a hot grill turn the humble cauliflower into a hearty, savory entrée. View full recipe.


2. Southwest Black Bean and Corn Mini Burgers

Photo courtesy of Spork Foods

These flavor-packed mini-burgers make a fun appetizer, or a great main dish when made full-size. View full recipe.


3. Grilled Mexican-Street-Corn-Stuffed Avocado Boats

Photo courtesy of Beard and Bonnet

Elote, or Mexican street-corn, is a Los Angeles food cart staple. Packed into an avocado, it takes West Coast flavor to a whole new level. View full recipe.


4. Vegan Potato Salad
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Photo courtesy of One Ingredient Chef

Classic, creamy potato salad — hold the mayo. View full recipe.


5. Best Vegan Pasta Salad
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Photo courtesy of Well and Full

This veggie-packed pasta salad is as delicious as it is pretty. View full recipe.


5. Brown Sugar Barbeque Baked Beans
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Photo courtesy of The Veg Life

A barbeque would not be complete without these sweet, smoky, satisfying baked beans. View full recipe.


6. Fruit Pizza

Photo courtesy of Sweet Simple Vegan

For a whimsical, refreshing dessert, serve guests this fruit salad disguised as a pizza. View full recipe.


Attending a friend’s barbeque and not sure there will be plant-based options? Bring along one of these great meat-free meats for the grill!