Looking for vegetarian recipes? Our hearty meatless recipes make going vegetarian not only doable but delicious—whether for one meal a week or a lifetime change. Our comprehensive collection of vegetarian dishes includes family dinners and kid-friendly recipes as well as healthy, low-calorie options.
Vegetarian Dirty Rice
A heart-healthy rice dish that gets its color from red beans and tomato paste.
Spring Couscous with Asparagus and Mandarin Oranges
The combination of crisp green asparagus tips, peas and comforting couscous makes a wonderful entree or room-temperature salad.
Grilled Pepper Salsa
The salsa can be prepared with oven-roasted peppers, but the flavor will be milder than if you grill them.
Use this sofrito to brush portobello mushrooms or 1/2-inch-thick slices of firm tofu or eggplant. Then grill or broil them.
Rice and Vegetable Packets
Lots of healthy vegetables and brown rice are steamed in a convenient foil packet in your oven.
Garlicked Spinach and Mushrooms
This spinach side dish uses a combination of portobello, shiitake and button mushrooms, but you can use just one kind.
Tuscan Tomato and Bread Salad
Combine bread and water in a bowl and let soak for about 30 minutes. Squeeze out the excess moisture and place the bread in a…
This couscous dish stars delicious apples, walnuts and raisins, giving it all the flavors of fall.
This unusual pasta dish has a unique flavor. It can be made with soy milk or light coconut milk in place of regular coconut milk.
Three Bean Chili
Bulgur wheat gives this low-fat vegetarian chili a meat-like texture. Garnish the chili with plain fat-free yogurt.
Rolled Oat Burgers
Serve these Oat Burgers as an entree with sauteed shiitake and button mushrooms over a bed of steamed kale or as sandwich filling.
These starchy morsels resemble unfilled rice pillows or raviolis. They have a pleasing texture and soak up the flavors of whatever sauce you pour over them.
Tofu and Pea Sprouts Salad
Use a combination of sunflower and sweet pea greens for this salad. If you want to go all out, add an equal quantity of buckwheat greens.
Giant Mexican Submarine Sandwich
Thinly sliced red onions, green bell peppers, tomatoes and jimaca are layered over Spicy Black Bean Dip that’s spread on a 3-foot long loaf of Italian bread.
Homemade Pickled Vegetables
Homemade Pickled Vegetables is a version of chow-chow or mixed pickles. It’s more healthful than commercial preparations, which are usually loaded with salt and sugar.