Make your veg side dish the main focus of any meal by cooking on a flat top grill! This easy vegetable griddle recipe is made with your favorite fresh veggies – like asparagus, peppers, and broccoli. Then, it is quickly seared to crisp and tender perfection. Pair delicious Blackstone griddle vegetables with steak, chicken, seafood, or other proteins for a healthy and satisfying dinner made on the griddle.
Why We Love Blackstone Vegetables
If you want the speed of a grill with the convenience of a flat and solid cooking surface, then a Blackstone flat top grill or Camp Chef griddle is exactly what you need! Who doesn’t want fast, convenient homemade meals?
The large cooking area is ideal for quickly cooking all kinds of foods, from beef and pork chops to chicken fried rice and even pancakes. You can make the whole meal at once.
Plus, it offers a consistent temperature across the whole griddle for a nice, even sear. Or offers levels of heat right on the same surface.
So, it’s basically foolproof to cook perfectly hearty, crunchy, and flavorful veggies on a Blackstone.
When you consider all the conveniences, cooking on a Blackstone griddle is the way to go!
This easy Blackstone griddle vegetables recipe uses a variety of produce, cut into bite-sized pieces for a delicious and colorful medley.
Serve them alongside your favorite protein like chicken, steak, or fish. You will have an ideal dinner, suitable for almost anyone.
Looking for healthier meals, gluten-free, paleo, or keto meals? Then, you will love this veggie recipe!
Cooking vegetables on a flat top griddle
Wondering what vegetables can you cook on a Blackstone griddle? Well, the answer is pretty much anything.
My favorite griddle vegetables to cook are asparagus. There’s almost no prep for cooking asparagus on Blackstone griddle.
Simply toss them with oil and seasonings, and cook. Making asparagus on Blackstone griddle is as easy as it gets!
Besides asparagus, other vegetables good for flat top grill cooking are zucchini, squash, onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, and even broccoli.
See What Else you Can Make on Flat Top Grill
- Blackstone Pancakes
- Blackstone Chicken Fried Rice
- Hibachi Fried Rice
- Blackstone Griddle Steak
- Blackstone Fajitas
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Ingredient Notes and SUbstitutions
- Oil – We used olive oil but you can also use any neutral flavored oil you like.
- Vegetables – We used asparagus, zucchini, bell pepper, red onion, and broccoli. But let me tell you, the beauty of this grilled vegetable recipe is that you can use whatever veggies you have on hand!
This is welcome news when you have a surplus of zucchini from your garden. Or when asparagus is in season.
- All-purpose seasoning – You can use store-bought or make your own by mixing your favorite herbs and spices.
- Melted butter – This adds flavor and richness to the vegetables. Use unsalted or salted depending on your preference. You can also use ghee, margarine, or just olive oil as a substitute.
COOKING VEGETABLES ON BLACKSTONE GRIDDLE
Preheat the flat top griddle on medium-high heat (400ºF to 425ºF). Use an infrared temperature gun to check the heat (the one we use is linked).
Prepare the vegetables while the grill is preheating.
Chop the vegetables into bite-sized pieces, about 1 inch. Add them to a large bowl, and toss them with melted butter and all-purpose seasoning.
Season the grill with enough olive oil to prevent sticking. Add the vegetables to the griddle.
Pro tip: To get that smoky flavor, do not move the vegetables for 2-3 minutes before flipping. This will allow a little charring to occur and provide even more flavor.
Flip the vegetables with a long metal spatula. Cook on the other side for 2-3 minutes more.
Then test the zucchini and asparagus by piercing them with a fork. If the fork slides in easily then the zucchini and asparagus are ready.
Taste to check for seasoning, and add more if needed before serving.
Frequently Asked Questions
What main dishes go with Blackstone vegetables?
Seared veggies are great! Serve them with other griddle-cooked dishes like steak, chicken, or shrimp. Or other classic barbecue mains, like hamburgers or healthier grilled turkey burgers.
I also love to serve bright and crisp veggies with pan-seared chicken breasts.
What other vegetables are good to cook on a Blackstone Grill?
Most vegetables will work in this recipe. If you are using root vegetables like carrots, potatoes, or sweet potatoes, add them first. Cook them on the grill for 5 minutes first.
Then, add the softer vegetables like asparagus, onions, broccoli, zucchini, and bell pepper on Blackstone griddle.
What temperature do you cook vegetables on a griddle?
The griddle should be set to medium-high. That is approximately 400°F to 425°F.
How long do cooked vegetables last?
Leftover veggies will keep well for up to 4 or 5 days in the refrigerator.
Blackstone Vegetables (Flat Top Griddle Veggies)
- flat top griddle, like Blackstone or Camp Chef
- 1-3 tablespoons olive oil
- ½ pound asparagus
- 2 zucchini
- 1 bell pepper
- 1 red onion
- 1 head broccoli
- 1 tablespoon all purpose seasoning
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- Preheat the flat top griddle on medium-high heat (400ºF to 425ºF). Use an infrared temperature gun to check the temperature. Prepare the vegetables while the grill is preheating.
- Slice the vegetables into bite-sized pieces, about 1 inch. Add to a large bowl and toss veggies with melted butter and season with all-purpose seasoning.
- Season the grill with enough olive oil to prevent sticking. Add the vegetables to the griddle. To get that smoky flavor, do not move the vegetables for 2-3 minutes before flipping. This will allow a little charring to occur and provide more flavor. Flip the vegetables with a long metal spatula. Cook on the other side for an additional 2-3 minutes.
- If the vegetables look nicely sauteed, then test the zucchini and asparagus by piercing them with a fork. If the fork slides in easily then the zucchini and asparagus are ready. Taste to check for seasoning, and add more if needed before serving.
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