7 Easy Tips Grill Vegetables Like Pro At Home
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Grills are not just for meat lovers, it is also for all the vegetarians and vegans who like their side of vegetables slightly charred and smoky. However, grilling vegetables isn't just about the smoky flavour, it's also about enhancing the natural flavours and sweetness of the fresh vegetables. With main dishes like pasta or meat or rice, vegetables are very important to have the balance of all the nutrients. Hence, when you organise any get there smoked vegetables always make their way to people's plates. 

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Grilling vegetables isn't just a culinary technique; it's an art form that elevates the humble vegetable to new heights of flavour and texture. Whether you're a seasoned griller or just starting out, mastering the art of grilling vegetables can truly transform your cooking game and impress even the most discerning of palates.

Be Mindful About Cuts

While cutting your vegetables for grilling, be careful for the sizes your are chopping. Firstly because uniform pieces will ensure that they are getting cooked all together, reducing the fact of getting overcooked or undercooked. Secondly, aim for cutting slightly bigger so that the vegetables don't fall off into the grill base. Moreover symmetrical pieces of veggies will also enhance the appearance and elevate your not planting. 

Know The Hot Spots

Once you start preheating your grill, identify areas that heat more intensely. Place dense vegetables like potatoes and carrots over these spots for thorough cooking. Delicate veggies such as bell peppers and zucchinis should go on cooler sections to prevent burning. Rotate and flip veggies regularly for even charring. With attention to these hot spots, you'll master the art of perfectly grilled vegetables.

Use Foil 

To prevent any fall off of perfect cooking without burning you can lay out a sheet of aluminium foil, generously coating it with oil to prevent sticking. Place your veggies in the center, season to taste, and fold the foil tightly, creating a sealed packet. This method traps steam, ensuring vegetables cook evenly and retain moisture. Grill the foil packets over medium heat, flipping occasionally, until veggies are tender and slightly charred.

Utilise Skewers

Skewers aren't just for kebabs, they are an effective secret tool for grilling veggies like a pro. Thread your favourite vegetables onto  metal skewers like bell peppers, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, and mushrooms and for skewers also help in even cooking and easy flipping. This technique prevents smaller pieces from falling through the grill grates and allows for beautiful, charred edges. 

Add Seasoning and Marinades

Elevate your dish by experimenting with a variety of herbs, spices, and oils to enhance flavours. For a simple yet delicious marinade, combine olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Let your vegetables soak up these flavours for at least 30 minutes before grilling. 

Pair With Delicious Condiment

Pairing grilled vegetables with a delicious condiment can elevate your home cooking to professional levels. Consider tangy chimichurri for a burst of flavour or creamy tzatziki for a cooling contrast. Opt for a zesty salsa verde or a smoky chipotle aioli to add depth to your grilled veggies. Experiment with honey mustard dressing for a sweet-savoury touch or balsamic glaze for a hint of sweetness.