Monday, March 15, 2010

Vegetable Grilling Guide

Place vegetables directly on the cooking grate. Grill for the time given in the chart, turning once halfway through grilling time. Times are for crisp-tender vegetables.

Artichokes, whole
Steam 20 to 25 minutes; cut in half and grill 8 to 10 minutes (Direct Medium)
Asparagus
6 to 8 minutes (Direct Medium)
Beets
1 to 1-1/2 hours (Indirect Medium)
Bell peppers, whole
10 to 12 minutes (Direct Medium)
Bell peppers, halved or quartered
6 to 8 minutes (Direct Medium)
Cabbage, whole
2 to 2-1/2 hours (Indirect Medium)
Chiles
7 to 9 minutes (Direct Medium)
Corn, shucked
10 to 12 minutes (Direct Medium)
Corn, in husk
25 to 30 minutes (Direct Medium)
Eggplant, 1/2 inch slices
8 to 10 minutes (Direct Medium)
Eggplant, halved
12 to 15 minutes (Direct Medium)
Fennel, 1/4 inch slices
10 to 12 minutes (Direct Medium)
Garlic, whole
45 minutes to 1 hour (Indirect Medium)
Green beans
8 to 10 minutes (Direct Medium)
Green onion, whole
3 to 4 minutes (Direct Medium)
Leeks
14 to 16 minutes (Direct Medium)
Mushrooms, shiitake or button
8 to 10 minutes (Direct Medium)
Mushrooms, portabello
12 to 15 minutes (Direct Medium)
Onion, whole (leave paper leaves on--do not peel)
45 to 50 minutes (Indirect Medium)
Onion, halved
35 to 40 minutes (Indirect Medium)
Onion, 1/2 inch slices
8 to 12 minutes (Direct Medium)
New potato, halved
20 to 25 minutes (Direct Medium)
Potato, whole
45 minutes to 1 hour (Indirect Medium)
Potato, 1/2 inch slices
14 to 16 minutes (Direct Medium)
Pumpkin
3 pounds
1-1/2 to 2 hours (Indirect Medium)
Squash, Acorn
1 pound
40 to 45 minutes (Indirect Medium)
Squash, Buttercup
2 pounds
50 to 55 minutes (Indirect Medium)
Squash, Butternut
2 pounds
50 to 55 minutes (Indirect Medium)
Squash, Pattypan
10 to 12 minutes (Direct Medium)
Squash, Spaghetti
3 pounds
1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours (Indirect Medium)
Squash, Yellow, 1/2 inch slices
6 to 8 minutes (Direct Medium)
Squash, Yellow, halved
6 to 10 minutes (Direct Medium)
Sweet potato, whole
50 minutes to 1 hour (Indirect Medium)
Sweet potato, 1/4 inch slices
8 to 10 minutes (Direct Medium)
Tomatillos
6 to 8 minutes (Direct Medium)
Tomatoes--plum, whole
8 to 10 minutes (Direct Medium)
Tomatoes--plum, halved
6 to 8 minutes (Direct Medium)
Tomatoes--garden, 1/2 inch slices
2 to 4 minutes (Direct Medium)
Tomatoes--garden, halved
6 to 8 minutes (Direct Medium)
Tomatoes--cherry, whole
2 to 4 minutes (Direct Medium)
Zucchini, 1/2 inch
6 to 8 minutes (Direct Medium)
Zucchini, halved
6 to 10 minutes (Direct Medium)

2 comments:

  1. Never thought of grilling pumpkins...thanks for the idea! I bet it would be like squash, we could make it with a garlic butter sauce...

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