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Vegetarian Memorial Day: How To Grill Vegetables

Summer is here, and that means grilling season. And what summer picnic, poolside party or background barbecue would be complete without some sort of grilled vegetable?

Packed with natural sugars, veggies like zucchini, asparagus, peppers, mushrooms, eggplant, and onion get incredibly sweet and smokey when cooked on the grill -- and a bit of char gives them a good crunch. Our favorite: Grilled corn on the cob, a seasonal summer treat anyone can appreciate.

To help you grill up your favorites this Memorial Day weekend, here are five easy steps for grilling any type of vegetable -- even potatoes and beets!

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Nicole Danna is a Palm Beach County-based reporter who began covering the South Florida food scene for New Times in 2011. She also loves drinking beer and writing about the area's growing craft beer community.
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