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Grilled Sausage and Vegetables with Creamy Dill Dip

Delicious, charred sausages and assorted vegetables on the grill, pair perfectly with an easy to make, creamy dill dipping sauce.


Grilled sausages and vegetables dried with creamy dill dip and sprinkled with fresh dill on a serving platter
Photography by Gayle McLeod

Best Grilled Sausage and Veggies, Just Add Dill Dressing!

We love an excuse to fire up the grill! This 15 minute grilled sausage recipe pairs wonderfully with whatever veggies you might have on hand. Got loads of zucchini in your garden? Put them to good use here. Have a leftover half an onion, throw it on! Feeling a bit spicy, add some jalapeños. If you’re looking to make this easy grilled dinner next level delicious, drizzle a little bit of our creamy, dill dressing right over the top.

sausage, mixed vegetables, olive oil, dill, mayo, parmesan, garlic, lemon juice and spices in bowls on the counter

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Throw Some Sausages On The Grill

What kind of sausage should you use for grilling? First things first. Decide on whether you want to work with raw or fully cooked sausage. The only difference between the two is the time they spend on the grill. Next, who are you feeding and what flavors do you love? Try one of these recommended sausages or a combination thereof:

  • Andouille (or other smoked sausage)

  • Beer bratwurst

  • Italian

  • Polish kielbasa

  • Chicken

  • Veggie!

olive oil, mayo, garlic, dill, garlic powder, onion powder, lemon juice, Parmesan, salt and pepper in a food processor
creamy dill dip in a food processor made with olive oil, mayo, garlic, dill, lemon juice, parmesan and spices

What Are Some of the Best Vegetables To Grill?

Get creative when choosing a delicious mixture of veggies to serve with your sausages and creamy dill dip - there’s no wrong choice! We suggest colorful bell peppers, zucchini, red onions, green onions (yes they are delicious when grilled), mushrooms, asparagus, or jalapeños if you’re looking for a bit of heat! Simply toss your veggies with olive oil, salt and pepper, and place them in a grill basket or directly on the grill grates. Grill for 6 to 8 minutes with the grill top closed. Make sure to flip your veggies, and cook until they are tender and both sides are charred.

sausage on a baking sheet and raw veggies in a bowl next to bowls of salt and pepper to make grilled sausage and vegetables

How To Make Fresh Dill Dip

Making this fresh and creamy dill dip is truly effortless. Gather your ingredients, throw them into a blender or food processor, blend until smooth, and serve! Prepping for a weekend dinner party a few days in advance? Perfect, this recipe gets even easier! Make your creamy dill dressing up to 3 days ahead and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Here’s what you’ll need to make our favorite dill dip!

  • Extra virgin olive oil

  • Mayonnaise

  • Fresh garlic

  • Fresh dill

  • Garlic powder

  • Onion powder

  • Lemon juice

  • Parmesan cheese

grilled sausage and mixed vegetables like asparagus, onions and peppers on a grill pan
Grilled Sausage and Vegetables on a platter next to bowls of Creamy Dill Dip, salt and pepper

What Type of Grill Do I Need To Make Perfectly Grilled Sausages and Veggies?

If you’ve got a grill (even a grill pan!!) you can easily make this recipe. There are three main types of grills: propane, charcoal, and pellet. If you want to add an extra layer of smokiness to your sausages and veggies, try using a pellet grill. Cooking time may vary depending on your set-up, but use the recipes’ recommended grilling time as a starting point. Don’t have an outdoor grill? No problem - use a grill pan inside, to achieve the perfect grill marks!

Grilled sausages and vegetables dried with creamy dill dip and sprinkled with fresh dill on a serving platter

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Grilled sausages and vegetables dried with creamy dill dip and sprinkled with fresh dill on a serving platter

Ready To Show Off Your Grilling Skills?

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Grilled Sausage and Vegetables with Creamy Dill Dip

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:  10 min
  • Cook Time:  15 min
  • Calories: 413


  • 1 pound vegetable of choice: bell peppers, jalapeños, zucchini, red onions, green onions or asparagus, mushrooms
  • 4 fully cooked or raw sausages
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste

Creamy Dill Dip

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • freshly cracked pepper to taste


  1. Seed bell peppers and jalapeños and cut them into ½ inch wide slices, keeping their length. Cut the zucchini into 4-inches x 1/2-inch spears. Slice the red onion and mushrooms ⅓-inch thick. Grab your grill basket for your mushrooms and onions. Trim your asparagus.

  2. Heat a grill or grill pan to medium until smoking.

  3. Toss all of your prepared vegetables and the sausage with the olive oil, salt and pepper.

  4. Place the sausage on the grill. Cook time will depend on the sausage you are working with. If you are using raw sausage you can expect them to be fully cooked through in about 12-15 minutes, rotate often. If you are using fully cooked sausage, they will be warmed through and lightly charred in about 6-8 minutes, rotate often.

  5. Place the vegetables on the grill or in the grill basket. The vegetables should all be charred and tender in about 6-8 minutes. After laying the vegetables (including green onion) crosswise over the grill, close the lid and let them cook for 2-3 minutes. Flip and cook the other side. Keep doing this until they are tender, one to two more times.

  6. While the veggies and sausage are grilling, make the creamy dill sauce. In the base of a blender or food processor add all of the ingredients for the creamy dill dressing and blend until smooth. This dressing can be made up to 3 days ahead of time.

  7. Slice up the sausage and place them on a platter with the vegetables. Drizzle with the creamy dill dressing.

Nutrition Info

  • Per Serving
  • Amount
  • Calories413
  • Protein20 g
  • Carbohydrates7 g
  • Total Fat34 g
  • Dietary Fiber2 g
  • Cholesterol56 mg
  • sodium967 mg
  • Total Sugars2 g

Grilled Sausage and Vegetables with Creamy Dill Dip

Questions & Reviews

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  • Antonina Parris

    The dill sauce was INCREDIBLE.

    Yay! So glad you loved it!

  • David Fricke

    how long did it take to make this

    Takes about 10 minutes to prep and 15 minutes to cook.

  • Hannah

    This was simple and easy to modify with any vegetables. The dill sauce was great. I added some water so I could drizzle it more easily.

    So glad you enjoyed it!

  • Alaina

    The dill dip is delicious. I used it again later in the week for chicken. So so good.

    Thanks Alaina! We are so glad you enjoyed it!

  • Jenn

    I love the simplicity of this meal and being able to use what I have on hand. The Creamy Dill Dip really is what makes it an impressive meal though. It elevates such simple ingredients.

    Thanks Jenn! Glad you enjoyed it!