51 Ultimate Vegetarian Meals

No one will miss the meat when you serve up one of these fully-loaded dishes. Make it a Meatless Monday or go veg-friendly every day of the week.

Part of: Healthy Your Way: Vegetarian and Vegan Lifestyle

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Baked Vegetarian Enchiladas

"This recipe is wonderful. The enchiladas are easy and delicious, and the corn adds a nice touch."

-CanadianEmily

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Minestrone Soup

"This soup is delicious and very simple to prepare. We are already looking forward to having it again."

-Bev

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Baked Pasta Shells

"This is a great recipe. The seasoning in the cheese stuffing blends with the dish really well."

-Snakewich

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Wild Rice Crepes with Mushroom Filling

"These were absolutely delicious. They were as good as any that I have eaten at a restaurant."

-French Tart

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Tofu "Chicken" Salad

"This salad tastes great and the instructions are easy to follow. It is my favorite recipe when I'm in a rush or need to take something to work."

-Chef #235511

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Veggie Burgers

"These are great. They actually stay together like real burgers and work very well on the grill."

-Chef #283740

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Falafel

"This was the best Falafel I have ever had. I was nervous about adding mint, but it tasted perfect."

-lbandbuggy

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Spinach & Bulgar Salad

"This is definitely not a boring salad. The fresh dill makes it taste so delicious."

-ColomPeruana

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Light Spinach Pasta with Tofu

"This is an excellent change from tomato-based pasta sauces. It's also a great way to eat your vegetables."

-Goldcrest

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Jambalaya

"This was a great vegetarian version of jambalaya. I loved the combination of rice, black eyed peas and tomatoes."

-LifeIsGood

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Shepherd's Pie

"This dish is a must-try for any vegan or vegetarian who sometimes misses the taste of meat."

-gourmandelle

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5-Minute Vegan Pancakes

"These are the best pancakes I've ever had, hands down. They are so light and airy."

-Nikoma

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Artichoke & Spinach Lasagna

"I made this for a vegetarian in my family, as well as a meaty version for the rest of us. The meat lasagna was hardly touched because everyone was devouring this dish instead."

-mirespada

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Mexican Stir-Fry

"This is a great, satisfying and healthy meal. I love the combination of rice, tomato and beans with the taco seasoning."

-Lalaloula

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Broccoli-Stuffed Vidalia Onions

"This was simple to prepare and the sauce came together in a lightening flash."

-Andi of Longmeadow Farm

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Pasta Rosso

"This is wonderful. The sun dried tomatoes add so much depth and flavor to the dish."

-PaulaG

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Tamale Pizza

"This was easy and delicious. The flavors were great and it was also nice and filling."

-Starrynews

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Moroccan Sweet Potato Stew

"This was an excellent vegetarian dish. The spice was perfect; not too overwhelming, yet not understated either."

-Chef floWer

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Focaccia Sandwiches

"Vegetarian or not, you will never miss meat with a sandwich like this. It is delicious and filling."

-*Asha*

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Italian Spaghetti Soup

"This was a hearty and flavorful soup. It was the perfect meal for a chilly evening."

-bluemoon downunder

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Baked Spinach & Couscous

"I was surprised by how much flavor this little dish contained. My husband never likes anything, and he ate four servings."

-Chef #787784

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Macaroni & Cheese

"This is the only mac and cheese recipe I use. People always request that I make it for their dinner parties."

-quitoslady #2

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Tomato & Camembert Tart

"Everything about this recipe was just perfect. The cheese, herbs and tomatoes were a delicious combination."

-daisygrl64

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Green Tea-Marinated Tofu & Vegetables

"This excellent recipe was packed with flavor. I let my tofu marinate overnight."

-AmandaInOz

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Lentil Curry

"This tasty, low-fat curry was such an easy and healthy dinner."

-AmandaInOz

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Cauliflower Souffle

"This was fluffy and cheesy. I used sharp cheddar and it was just perfect."

-*Parsley*

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Asparagus & Mushrooms Stir-Fry

"Everything about this recipe was good. I served the stir-fry over brown rice."

-Mrs. Howard

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Mexican Tomato Soup

"I love tomato soup, and this was an especially delicious kicked-up version. It was both tasty and filling."

-*Parsley*

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Vegan Risotto

"This is a heavenly combination of my favorite ingredients. It's definitely a comfort food made healthy."

-Prose

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Creole-Baked Cheese Rice

"This was a wonderful meatless meal. Even my kids asked for second helpings."

-Fauve

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Walnut & Feta-Stuffed Zucchini

"If you like walnuts and feta you will love this dish. The zucchini is crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside."

-Pot Scrubber

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Bulgur Pilaf

"I was skeptical about using bulgur, but I am so happy that I tried this recipe. It was moist and had a great flavor."

-Laura_Roxane

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Cashew & Carrot Soup

"This is in excellent soup. In fact, I’ve already made it twice this week."

-kiwidutch

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Coconut Curried-Tofu with Jasmine Rice

"I could eat this all day long. The rice is unbelievably good and the dish as a whole is beautiful."

-Nikoma

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Mexican Noodle Bake

"My entire family loves this recipe. The bonus is that you can freeze it, and serve it quickly on a night when you don't feel like cooking."

-Quiltingqueen

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Spicy-Stuffed Bell Peppers

"This is a really good recipe. I love how the sauce runs down into the peppers and the filling."

-MargoMart

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Vegetable Quinoa Soup

"This soup is fresh and colorful with a great vegetable taste."

-Lalaloula

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Pecan & Mushroom Burgers

"I loved these burgers. I made the full amount and put the rest in the freezer."

-French Tart

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Vegetarian Lasagna

"This was absolutely wonderful. My husband is a meat eater and was skeptical, but he even went back for seconds."

-Chef JessicaRHorne

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Tofu Tso's for Average Joes

"This tasted so good that even my tofu-hating husband said it was good. It was even better than the chicken version."

-BigFatMomma

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Cauliflower Curry

"I will definitely be making this again. I really liked how the veggies stayed so crispy."

-MrsFunner

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Southwestern Quinoa Burritos

"What a fun twist on your average burrito. The texture of the quinoa was lovely."

-Prose

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Black Bean Chili

"This was a fine, fine chili with a lot of flavor and just a hint of heat."

-echo echo

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Eggplant Ragout

"This was delicious. I served it over a bowl of polenta, and it was the ultimate comfort-food meal."

-Halima Dances

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Baconless Carbonara

"This is an easy and flavorful version of one of my favorite dishes."

-Karen Elizabeth

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Curried Chickpeas & Black Beans

"This is a versatile recipe that you can easily add your favorite vegetables to. I love the blend of flavors that it has."

-Lynette05

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Farro Pie

"This was such a fun recipe. I used asiago cheese and the end result was great."

-JanuaryBride

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Rustic Tuscan Bean Soup

"This is a super-healthy vegetarian version of the classic Tuscan bean soup."

-Jana Steinhagen

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Vegetarian Paella

"This was delicious. I love beautiful and nutritious one-pot meals like this."

-What's Cooking?

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Creamy Artichoke Casserole

"The cheese melted perfectly and the crunchy onion topping was great."

-*Parsley*

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Lentil Sloppy Joes

"These were a very easy and filling meal. I served them open-faced with waffle fries."

-adopt a greyhound

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