Fire Up That Grill And Check Out These Vegetarian Grilling Recipes

Summer is upon us. Dust off that BBQ  and check out these best 5 vegetarian grilling recipes to get your taste buds going.

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5.) Halloumi Skewers with Cilantro-Tahini Sauce

vegetarian grilling recipes - halloumi skewers

Naturally Ella

Delicious grilled, salty cheese and vegetable skewers by Naturally Ella need we say more!

Ingredients

For the halloumi

  • 1 7 or 8 oz package halloumi,
  • 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper

For the vegetables

  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 green or red pepper
  • 1 to 1 1/2 dozen cherry tomatoes
  • 1 small zucchini
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp. sea salt, optional*

For the sauce

  • 1/2 cup lightly packed cilantro
  • 3 tbsp. tahini
  • 1 tbsp. tamari
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tsp. honey*
  • Water, for thinning

For the topping

  • Extra cilantro
  • Sesame Seeds

Directions

  1. Place 8 wooden skewers in water and let soak for at least an hour.
  2. Remove halloumi from package and drain of any excess water.
  3. Cut halloumi into ideally 24 cubes (I started with 12 cubes and cut each in half).
  4. Lightly toss with1/2 tablespoon olive oil and black pepper, set aside.
  5. Cut vegetables into pieces roughly the same size at the halloumi.
  6. Place in a bowl and toss with olive oil, smoked paprika, and garlic powder.
  7. Let mixture sit* while lighting the grill.
  8. Once grill is hot and ready, thread a mixture of vegetables and halloumi onto the skewers.
  9. Thread it onto the skewer is slowly and gently.
  10. Preheat grill to medium-low (if applicable.)
  11. Place skewers on clean grill grate and cook, rotating occasionally, until cheese and vegetables are charred.
  12. Remove from heat and let slightly cool.
  13. In a food processor or blender, combine ingredients for tahini sauce, pureeing until cilantro is minced.
  14. Thin with water to reach desired consistency and drizzle over skewers.
  15. Finish with a sprinkle of fresh cilantro and sesame seeds.

Tip : Marinadethe vegetables up to a day before.