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23 Unexpected Appetizers You Can Make On The Grill

Everyone will be grilling you for the recipes. Sorry.

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1. Grilled Avocado With Cherry Tomatoes And Herbs

Minimally Invasive / Via food52.com

So when you throw crisp tomatoes and creamy avocados on a grill, this magic happens. Recipe here.

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2. Grilled Caesar Buffalo Chicken Salad

Jessica Merchant. / Via howsweeteats.com

The two best kinds of chicken, combined. Recipe here.

3. Grilled Rice Balls

Marc Matsumoto / Via foodnetwork.com

Feel free to wrap with nori for the full effect. Get the recipe.

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4. Grilled Halloumi With Watermelon And Basil-Mint Oil

Romulo Yanes / Via bonappetit.com

ACTUAL grilled cheese. Recipe here.

5. BBQ Meatloaf And Grilled Fontina Cornbread Stacks

Jessica Merchant / Via howsweeteats.com

Who knew grilling cornbread was the solution to all life's problems? Get the recipe.

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6. Grilled Cabbage

Grilling Companion / Via grillingcompanion.com

"I'm more than just sauerkraut." - Cabbage. Recipe here.

7. Grilled French Toast Kebab

Food Network / Via foodnetwork.com

Awesomely crispy french toast chunks so your grilled bacon won't get lonely. Get the recipe here.

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8. Grilled Polenta With Mushrooms

Ceci Carmichael / Via swellfood.com

It may sound corny, but this recipe is poppin'. Get it here.

9. Planked Twice Baked Potatoes

Mike Lang / Via anotherpintplease.com

You can grill mashed potatoes. God is real. Proof here.

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10. Smoked Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings

Grilling 24x7 / Via grilling24x7.com

If you have a charcoal grill, add some smoke wood on top of the coals to smoke these bad boys. Recipe here.

11. Sweet And Spicy Grilled Pickles

Joshua Bousel / Via seriouseats.com

Tangy and smokey, these are pickles as you've never had them before. Get the recipe.

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12. Grilled Espresso Glazed Coconut Doughnuts With Mocha Coconut Ganashe

Half-Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

Yes, this is a perfectly acceptable appetizer. Get the recipe.

13. Grilled Nachos

NineMSN / Via food.ninemsn.com.au

This champion of appetizers is so delicious it may become your main course. Recipe here.

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14. Grilled Chipotle Lime Cauliflower Steaks

Faith Durand / Via thekitchn.com

"Vegetables get so sexy and glamorous with a good set of grill marks." Get the recipe here.

15. Chorizo And Potato Grilled Hand Pies

Kathy Strahs / Via paninihappy.com

Savory, cheesy, flakey grilled goodness. Recipe here.

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16. Grilled Berry Pizza

Driscoll's / Via driscolls.com

The delicious threesome of berries, cheese and bread gets the grill treatment. Recipe here.

17. Grilled Vegetable Torte

Stacey Snacks / Via staceysnacksonline.com

All your favorite veggies, charred to perfection. Get the recipe.

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18. Grilled Glazed Pineapple

Center Cut Cook / Via centercutcook.com

The brown sugar and cinnamon perfectly caramelize on these grilled fruit spears. Recipe here.

19. Grilled Apples Stuffed With Sausage And Sage

Mike Lang / Via anotherpintplease.com

Sweet, smokey, scrumptious. Get the recipe.

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20. Onion Jam And Cheddar Grilled Cheese

Kalamazoo Gourmet / Via kalamazoogourmet.com

A grilled cheese that's actually been grilled: Well now we've seen everything. Recipe here.

21. Grilled Sardines, Charred Lemon & Chiles

Kawanet / Food Republic / Via foodrepublic.com

These sardines make the perfect crispy finger food. Get the recipe.

22. Teriyaki Grilled Ramen

James Strange / Via youtube.com

Oh, Ramen, what CAN'T you do? Watch how to do it here.

23. Grilled Figs With Crรจme Fraiche And Chestnut Honey

Ken Rivard / Via thegarumfactory.net

Feel free to also pair these tart and sticky treats with ice cream for dessert! Recipe here.

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