This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.
Whether you are looking for a unique grilled side dish to accompany a luxurious steak, or you or a family member has decided to eat a bit lighter and healthier, it's a good idea to understand how to grill leafy greens and vegetables. We've all steamed or roasted vegetables before, but adding the direct heat from a grill enhances the natural flavors and transforms the dish to something rather new and exciting. Grilling greens can seem counterintuitive because of the notion that they’ll wilt or fall apart once confronted with the high heat. But do not fear, these leafy greens are heartier than you think.