These Are The Best Veggie & Vegan BBQ Products

When considering a summer BBQ menu, vegetarian-friendly fare isn't necessarily our first logical leap. Not because delicious meatless dishes at outdoor occasions aren't a possibility — but more so because the ones we're used to seeing are usually limited to sides (pasta salads and grilled gourds), as opposed to the main attraction (hello, burgers and dogs). So in order to put our meat-centric cookout biases to bed, and also to put some more exciting meat-free options on the menu, we decided to get out there and scout our grocery aisles for the BEST in vegetarian BBQ.
As it turns out, we've been missing some well-seasoned and majorly savory options. There's an entire smorgasbord of veggie-friendly food finds for sale, just waiting to be grilled come your next cookout, from actual meat-mimickers and more legume-y variety sliders to tofu and plant-based dogs.
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Scroll on to fulfill all your future vegetarian grilling endeavors — and for dishes that are guaranteed to get off the sidelines and into the lineup for that BBQ summer spread.
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Dr. P's super green patties are vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free with a spicy kick of ginger and cayenne pepper.

Dr. Praeger's Super Greens Veggie Burgers, $4.99, available at Jet.
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Vegetarian and vegan, Field Roast's frankfurters are seasoned with a super spice blend and are ready to be thrown on the grill (or in your oven) ASAP.

Field Roast Vegetarian Frankfurters, $5.99, available at Whole Foods.
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Little Green's veggie burgers are made from a blend of zucchini, carrots, green peas, red bell peppers, corn, savory herbs, and zesty spices.

Little Green Handcrafted Vegetable Burgers, $5.99, available at Whole Foods.
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A tofu take on the Cajun-style Louisiana specialty sausage with roasted poblano peppers and wheat berries.

Tofurky Andouille, $4.99, available at Whole Foods.
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On top of being vegetarian, these meat-like sliders are also gluten-free — crafted with a tasty combo of plant-based products and seriously savory spices.

Beyond Meat 100% Plant Protein Beastley Sliders, $5.99, available at Whole Foods.
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Hot Dang runs the grain burger game with these zesty BBQ-flavored patties (cheddar cheese included).

Hot Dang BBQ Grain Burger, see store for price, available at Whole Foods.
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These TJ's patties combine a mean mix of brown-black rice, soy, wheat, carrots, potatoes, onion, water chestnuts, broccoli, red peppers, shiitake mushrooms, edamame, and a kick of sweet chili sauce.

Trader Joe's Thai Sweet Chili Veggie Burger, $3.69, available at Trader Joe's.
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Don't be fooled by the lack-luster canned packaging of these veggie dogs, Worthington's veja-links have a major fan-following.

Worthington Veja-Links, see store for price, available at Walmart.
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If you're not already a fan of Amy's organic goods, then this California veggie burger with bulgur wheat, mushrooms, and walnuts (among other things) will definitely do the trick.

Amy's California Veggie Burger, see store for price, available at Target.
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Made with textured soy protein, TJ's sausage-less sausage is said to be "magnificently meaty" — so in short, we're ready to pop one of these bad boys on a toasted bun with some sautéed peppers and onions.

Trader Joe's Italian Sausage-less Sausage, $3.49, available at Trader Joe's.
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It's not called "World's Best" for no reason — Hilary's veggie patties are crafted with quinoa, coconut oil, and sweet potatoes for optimal texture.

Hilary's World's Best Veggie Burger, $3.99, available at Whole Foods.
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These simple veggies dogs are a blank canvas for all your favorite toppings and condiments.

365 Veggie Dogs, $3.99, available at Whole Foods.
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This patty, made from a moist blend of yellow peas and black beans, is vegetarian and vegan with a spicy-garlic flavor kick.

Trader Joe's Hi-Protein Veggie Burgers, $3.49, available at Trader Joe's.
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