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9 Things You Didn't Know You Could Grill

Corn knows the grill. Same with zucchini and asparagus. But what we have here -- these are the neglected fruits and veggies, the produce that rarely sees the inside of a Weber kettle. But grilling does amazing things for 'em. So go ahead, put these foods on the grill. You won't be sorry.

1) Melons (Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew)

Watermelon

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Why grill 'em? Grilling melons concentrates the sugars and causes caramelization, making them super tasty in salads. Recipe.

2) Tomatoes

Tomato

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Why grill 'em? Roasted tomatoes make the best BLT ever. Recipe.

3) Cauliflower

Cauliflower

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Why grill it? Just for a change—aren't you tired of steamed cauliflower? Recipe.

4) Avocado

Avocado

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Why grill it? Think about how good tacos are. Then think about them with warm, buttery avocado on top. Recipe.

5) Kale

Kale

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Why grill 'em? Crispness, and smoky flavor you'd never get on the stove.

6) Cabbage

Cabbage

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Why grill it? High heat lets you get cabbage crispy on the outside, tender on the inside.

7) Bok Choy

Bok Choy

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Why grill it? Cooks so fast, it's a super-simple (and vitamin-packed) side dish. Recipe.

 

See our collection of Grilled Vegetable Recipes. And check out How to Grill Vegetables for Amazing Flavor.


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