fire roasted grilled veggie skewers cooked on a pit boss cowboy fire pit

Seasonal Veggie Skewers

Seasonal Veggie Skewers

Category Vegetables Grill Healthy Appetizers
Servings 6
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes

This BBQ season, take advantage of the abundance of seasonal vegetables and try your hand at open-fire grilling with this simple vegetable skewer recipe. These seasonal veggie skewers feature summer squash, peppers, onions, and mushrooms, and can be served alongside your favorite proteins all summer long. Cooked over smoldering embers on the Pit Boss Cowboy Fire Pit, these veggies take on just the right amount of wood-fired flavor. Trust us, you're going to love these. 

⏰Before you start: We recommend using vegetables of equal thickness and like texture on your skewers. You'll notice we put the mushrooms on a separate skewers to avoid overcooking with the other veggies.

đŸ”„Cooking Method: If you're grilling these skewers on the Cowboy Fire Pit, we've got a few handy tricks. The fuel you use is up to you, but we used lump charcoal for this recipe. Once you light the fire, let it burn for around 15 to 20 minutes to develop the embers you’ll want to cook over. Then, you're ready to get grilling!

đŸŽ„This recipe comes from our Pit Boss Fully Loaded YouTube series where you'll learn how to unlock the full potential of your grill or smoker (or in this case, fire pit) with new recipes and strategies to cook full meals. Load those grills to the max and unleash flavor like never before with expert tips and tricks. Pit Boss Fully Loaded is your ultimate grilling guide.

Pit Boss Kitchen
fire roasted grilled veggie skewers cooked on a pit boss cowboy fire pit


  • 4 summer squash (gold squash, zucchini, or mix of both)
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 lb. domestic whole mushrooms
  • 1 15 oz. bottle of Italian dressing or similar Vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup chopped mixed herbs of choice (oregano, parsley, thyme)

Special Tools

  • 12 inch bamboo skewers


  1. Clean your mushrooms with a soft basting brush to remove any dirt before placing on skewers.
  1. Slice the squash into 1 inch thick rounds and set aside.
  1. Largely dice the red onion and red bell peppers and set aside.
  1. In a revolving order, place your vegetables on the skewers. Note: Keep your thicker-cut vegetables on the ends to keep the skewers in tact during the cooking process.
  1. Place your skewers on a shallow pan or cookie sheet.
  1. Using your dressing of choice, coat the skewers evenly, season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with chopped herbs. Allow to sit for 15 minutes.
  1. Grill your skewers over medium-high to high heat, making sure to turn them as they color.
  1. After about 15 minutes, remove from the grill and allow to sit for 5-7 minutes before serving.


Recipe Video

Recipe Note

⭐Pit Boss Pro Tip: Use a bottle of your favorite salad dressing to season your seasonal veggie skewers! The dressing will provide the perfect balance of acidity at fat needed for grilling veggies.