9 Foods You Didn’t Realize You Should Be Grilling

Grilling seems to make (mostly) all foods taste better, wouldn’t you agree? Maybe it’s the amazing smoky flavor that comes from grilling food, or maybe its partly to do with the act of cooking outside – but either way, we love grilling! But though “grilling” may make you immediately think of hot dogs, hamburgers and other meats, don’t close your mind to other amazing possibilities. These grill-able foods may just change your life forever and certainly make for a better summer!

  1. Sweet Potatoes:
    grill_sweetA Bachelor and His Grill

    Sweet potatoes are amazing, no matter how you cook them. Sweet potato fries, however, are one of our favorite ways to enjoy them. Up your game grilling them after you boil them (instead of cooking them in the oven).

  2. Romaine Lettuce:
    Grilled RomaineOur Body Book

    Add big flavor to your salads (especially wedge salads) with out adding calories by charring the head of lettuce on the grill.

  3. Pound Cake:
    grill_cakeFood Republic

    Yes, you can grill dessert. And it’s amazing.

  4. Quesadillas:
    grill_quesadillaThe Chic Site

    Add more smokiness to your quesadillas by grilling them!

  5. Watermelon:
    grill_watermelonAlbertsons

    Just stick watermelon slices right on the grill, then enjoy on its own or as a summer salad topper.

  6. Peaches (and Other Fruits):
    grill_peachFlickr

    Stick them, open side down, on the grill. Then remove them, drizzle with a little butter and serve with ice cream. You’re welcome.

  7. Avocado:
    grill_avocadoFinger Fork Knife

    Eat grilled avocado right out of its “bowl” or use to give guacamole or your sandwiches more delicious flavor.

  8. Meatballs:
    grilled meatballsRent

    You grill burgers, right? And it results in amazing flavor, right? Why not try the same concept with meatballs? And just like that, spaghetti and meatballs just got a whole lot tastier.

  9. French Toast:
    grill-frenchEpicurious

    Get grilling for breakfast with this recipe.