Pineapple Mojitos and 8 More Surprising Recipes to Make on the Grill (Slideshow)


Photo: Jaymi Heimbuch

The grill is one underrated machine.

If you have never ventured beyond meat-heavy classics like hamburgers and hot dogs or think creativity is a grilled eggplant or two, it's time to take another look at this slow food method of summer time cooking. And what better time to do it, with Fourth of July around the corner?

From pizza, to salads, fruit, even cocktails, these eight surprising (mostly vegetarian) barbecue recipes will solidify your position as master of the grill. Bonus? You keep your house cool, while your meal comes out hot.

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Tags: Fruits & Vegetables | Vegetarian