Summer is synonymous with grilling for many people. While many of us probably have no trouble turning the chicken or steak in the fridge into a delicious grilled meal, we want to encourage you to think beyond meat this summer.

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Summer produce is perfect for the grill. From slicing to stuffing to wrapping in foil, there are endless ways to enjoy grilled fruits and vegetables at your dinner table. Whether you serve them as a main course or a side dish, they definitely deserve a chance to shine!

Here are some meat-free ideas to enjoy on the grill this summer:

Try Fish! These Grilled Fish Tacos are a fun change from meat-based tacos and can easily be customized with your favorite toppings
Grilled Fish Tacos

Step up your pizza night! Grab yourself a trusty cast iron skillet and stick the whole thing on the grill to make pizza! No need to worry about the dough falling through the grates! You could also make your own homemade flatbreads on the grill and turn them into pizzas.

Grilled Margarita Pizza
Grilled Cheddar Flatbread with Garlic Thyme-Oil

Stuff it! Veggies are great for stuffing with a delicious filling and tossing on the grill. Try these Grilled Cheddar Zucchini Boats or these Grilled Southwestern Stuffed Peppers.

Grilled Cheddar Zucchini Boats with Balsamic Leeks
Grilled Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Step Up Your Sides! Take your classic vegetable side dishes to the grill. Try this Grilled Corn Salad with Spicy Cheddar Dressing or this this Grilled Vegetable Mac and Cheese.

Grilled Corn Salad with Spicy Cheddar Dressing

Grilled Vegetable Mac & Cheese

Tweak a Favorite! Love burgers? Try a veggie-based burger on the grill. You might not even miss the meat. Start with this Black Bean Veggie Burger or these Black Bean and Chipotle Burgers.

Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Black Bean & Chipotle Cheddar Burgers

What veggie will you try first on the grill this summer? Need more ideas?

Grilled Summer Pizza

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Orange-Mint Dressing

Grilled Eggplant with Tomatoes & Cheddar
Grilled Shrimp Salad with Orange-Mint Dressing

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Regan Jones is Cabot’s National Nutrition Communications Manager and the main voice behind @CabotRD on Twitter. Self-described as a “registered dietitian by education and food-lover by birth,” she writes for the Cabot Creamery Blog from her home in Georgia.

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