Vegetarian Braai Recipes that Your Veggie Friend Will Love
A braai is more than just a tjop en dop or shisa nyama. It’s time for herbivores and carnivores to unite around the fire and to do that we’ve rounded up our best vegetarian braai recipes (they may even have you converting). We’ve thrown in a few vegan braai recipes as well.
Our Favourite Vegetarian Braai Recipes
A play on the ‘turducken’ concept but with a veggie twist, perfect to leave on the braai for a couple of hours.
Vegetarian Tandoori Aubergines With Mint Tzatziki
A fusion of Indian and Greek flavours make for a welcoming dish. Cook over a fire for about 20-30 minutes until cooked through. Omit the tzatziki for a vegan version.
Vegetarian Grilled Marinated Brinjal
Brinjal is a firm favourite amongst meat eaters and veggies alike. With its own tender and juicy meaty texture.
Vegetarian Marinated Peppers
Peppers are great for charring over the flame. Let them turn black, peel, marinade and serve as part of a Mediterranean platter. Omit the cheese for a vegan version.
Vegetarian Caprese Brinjal Parcels
These parcels are great as a braai snack, just make sure you make enough.
Vegan Crumbed ‘Chicken Style Burgers’ With Braaied Mushrooms, Basil & Wild Rocket Salad & Grilled Pineapple
Shrooms are a veggie that hold themselves well as a meat substitute. In this recipe, we used them as ‘rolls’ to the patty but you could easily use them as the patty.
Vegan Chunky Skewers With Toasted Coconuts
These skewers will unite both herbivorous and carnivorous, the coconut, chilli and lime marinade is summer on a stick!
Vegan Pretzel Roll Braai Sausages With Asian Chakalaka
The South African salsa – chakalaka – gets an Asian spin.
Vegetarian Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Ale Beer Bread
This beer bread is so good it’ll being a tear to your eye.
Vegan Cumin Seed Pitas
Braai these to perfection over hot coals.
Vegan Sweet and Sticky Parsnips
These can be oven roasted or braaied – we love the smokiness from the hot coals.
Vegan BBQ Pulled Polony Braaied Sarmie
Use your favourite vegan meat substitute on this sandwich and grill on the braai for extra toastiness. The BBQ sauce is vegan and delish!
Want to make potato salad for that vegan friend? Check out our recipe for vegan Aquafaba mayonnaise.
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