Food·Posted on Aug 1, 202127 Delicious Summer Recipes That Also Happen To Be VeganIt's time to put the grill to good use.by Whitney JeffersonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Alexa Fishman / BuzzFeed 1. Grilled Tofu With Mango Salsa Connoisseurus Veg / connoisseurusveg.com Flavors of cumin, mango, soy sauce, and lime juice mix together in a delectable and savory tofu when cooked on the grill. 2. Vegan Banh Mi With Lemongrass Meatballs Lazy Cat Kitchen / lazycatkitchen.com Has a sandwich ever looked so good?? Make it on your own with this recipe that uses eggplant and lemongrass to make perfectly bite-size meatballs. 3. Coconut Lime Popsicles Vegan Huggs / veganhuggs.com You can make these deliciously tangy ice pops with only five ingredients by following this recipe. 4. Vegan Dumpling Bowls With Quick Pickled Radishes and Almond Miso Sauce The Full Helping / Via thefullhelping.com Shredded cabbage, broccoli slaw, and pickled radishes are just some of the A+ toppings of this dumpling bowl recipe, which is then topped off with an almond miso sauce! Sign me up. 5. Vegan Calabacitas Plant Based on a Budget / plantbasedonabudget.com This Mexican-inspired dish makes perfect use of all the summer corn, tomatoes, and zucchini that are plentiful this time of year. 6. Vegan Gluten-Free Hot Dogs Making Thyme for Health / Via makingthymeforhealth.com Yes, you can make a deliciously juicy dog with a combination of red lentils, carrots, and onions as the base. This allergy-friendly recipe is sure to suit a wide array of guests. 7. The Best Chickpea Veggie Burgers Choosing Chia / choosingchia.com, Via choosingchia.com This recipe for a chickpea-based veggie burger packs a lot of vegetables inside (cauliflower, carrots, onion, garlic) and uses rolled oats to keep it thick and hearty. 8. Classic American Potato Salad Strength and Sunshine / Via strengthandsunshine.com With cookouts and barbecues almost always comes potato salad. Learn how to make the vegan version with this recipe. (Hint: It involves vegan mayo.) 9. Zoodle Salad With Italian Dressing Eating Bird Food / eatingbirdfood.com Break out your spiralizer (or, perhaps more realistically, bring home a box of precut zucchini noodles from the store) and try this recipe for a light, saladlike meal. 10. Vegan Summer Rolls Ela Vegan / Via elavegan.com This recipe for summer rolls is not only ridiculously pretty to look at but gluten-free, too. Get your rice paper and fill them up with whatever fillings you like best. 11. Grilled Veggies Feasting at Home / feastingathome.com Quite possibly the best (and easiest) summer recipe on this list is this one for grilled vegetables. Doesn't matter what kind you use — almost any vegetable will taste better grilled! 12. Vegan Pasta Primavera Eat With Clarity / Via eatwithclarity.com The beauty of this recipe — like so many others on this list — is that you can sub in any herbs and vegetables that you have nearby. Any of them will taste magnificent against the creamy lemon garlic sauce that goes with the dish. 13. BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches Eating Bird Food / Via eatingbirdfood.com For some reason, nothing reminds me of outdoor summer activities more than a messy sandwich. Learn how to make jackfruit into a "pulled pork"–like meat by following this recipe for BBQ sandwiches. 14. Rainbow Power Greens Salad With Black-Eyed Peas Cotter Crunch / Via cottercrunch.com Take advantage of the late-summer staple of black-eyed peas with this recipe for power greens. 15. Vegan Turmeric Pineapple Tofu Kebabs Ambitious Kitchen / Via ambitiouskitchen.com What's better to grill in the summer than skewers? If you're looking for kebabs with a spice to them, try this recipe, which uses turmeric to play up the flavors of pineapple and tofu for a golden rod of goodness. 16. Vegan Tempeh Ribs My Darling Vegan / Via mydarlingvegan.com You knew this roundup was going to have some sort of ribs, right? Make your own veganized edition by following this recipe, which uses tempeh. 17. Grilled Tuscan Bread Salad Feasting at Home / Via feastingathome.com, Feasting at Home / feastingathome.com Who said bread and salad don't go well together? Find out exactly how well for yourself with this recipe here. 18. Vegan Gyros Ela Vegan / Via elavegan.com This meat-free recipe is a vegan take on the traditional gyro: It uses mushrooms as the base of the meat and has a tasty vegan tzatziki sauce to go alongside it. 19. Blackened King Oyster Mushroom Scallops and Grits With Greens Connoisseurus Veg / Via connoisseurusveg.com What a spread! You'll sauté oyster mushrooms chopped to look like scallops in this recipe that's part savory, part seafood-y. 20. Grilled Vegetable Salad With Chickpeas and Tahini Dressing Simple Sweet Vegan / Via sweetsimplevegan.com, Simple Sweet Vegan / sweetsimplevegan.com Oh yes, this salad recipe combines the goodness of the season's vegetables with a cool bed of greens — aka the perfect summer dish. 21. Black Bean Taquitos With Avocado Dip Emilie Eats / Via emilieeats.com These delicious taquito appetizers (or snacks) not only are aesthetically pleasing but also pack a really big flavor punch. 22. Summer Garden Pasta Plant Based on a Budget / Via plantbasedonabudget.com, Plant Based on a Budget / plantbasedonabudget.com This recipe for garden pasta could also be called "Use-the-Summer-Veggies-You-Have-on-Hand Pasta." So you can grab from the fridge or, if you're lucky enough to have a bountiful garden outside, go ahead and pick what you need for this recipe. 23. Vegan Tuna Salad Where Do You Get Your Protein / Via whereyougetyourprotein.com Hearts of palm and chickpeas are the main ingredients in this super-versatile "tuna" salad recipe. Spread it on sandwiches, over greens, or on an open-faced 'wich. 24. Vegan French Bread Pizza Where Do You Get Your Protein / Via whereyougetyourprotein.com In a rush? Grab a loaf of French bread and load it with tomato sauce, vegan cheese, and any toppings you like to make this pizza recipe. Bonus points for cooking this one on the grill! 25. Grilled Avocado Sandwiches Connoisseurus Veg / Via connoisseurusveg.com Kick your average, everyday lunch sandwiches up a notch with this recipe for an avocado sammy made with coconut bacon. 26. Vegan Crunchwrap Supreme Mindful Avocado / Via mindfulavocado.com, Mindful Avocado / mindfulavocado.com Alright, I'll be honest: This recipe for a veganized version of Taco Bell's Crunchwrap is perfect for any season, not just summertime. 27. Peanut Butter Pudding Pops Chocolate Covered Katie / Via chocolatecoveredkatie.com These peanut buttery pops are covered with chocolate topping and come together quite simply with only five ingredients.