54 Best Vegetarian Recipes

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 (or all summer long!). Then, check out our cheapest and easiest kid-friendly vegetarian recipes or our best low-carb recipes for vegetarians.

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."



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


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."


Thai Satay Noodles

"It's not only easy and tasty, but the recipe doesn't use any ingredients that are difficult to find."


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

Broccoli-Stuffed Vidalia Onions

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

-Andi of Longmeadow Farm

Aloo Gobi

"A great meatless entree! It is delicious and economical."


Veggie Burgers

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

-Chef #283740

Baconless Carbonara

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

-Karen Elizabeth

Lentil Sloppy Joes

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

-adopt a greyhound

Baked Vegetarian Enchiladas

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


Vegetarian Paella

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

-What's Cooking?

7-Layer Party Dip Torta

Everyone's favorite party dip served in a giant bun.

Minestrone Soup

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


Vegetarian Lasagna

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

-Chef JessicaRHorne

Baked Pasta Shells

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


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

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

Spinach & Bulgar Salad

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


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."



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


Shepherd's Pie

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


5-Minute Vegan Pancakes

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


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."


Mexican Stir-Fry

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


Pasta Rosso

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


Tamale Pizza

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


Moroccan Sweet Potato Stew

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

-Chef floWer

Focaccia Sandwiches

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


Italian Spaghetti Soup

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

-bluemoon downunder

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

Tomato & Camembert Tart

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


Green Tea-Marinated Tofu & Vegetables

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


Lentil Curry

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


Cauliflower Souffle

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


Asparagus & Mushrooms Stir-Fry

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

-Mrs. Howard

Mexican Tomato Soup

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


Vegan Risotto

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


Creole-Baked Cheese Rice

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


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

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."


Cashew & Carrot Soup

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


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."


Spicy-Stuffed Bell Peppers

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


Vegetable Quinoa Soup

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


Pecan & Mushroom Burgers

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

-French Tart

Cauliflower Curry

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


Southwestern Quinoa Burritos

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


Black Bean Chili

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

-echo echo

Eggplant Ragout

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

-Halima Dances

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."


Farro Pie

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


Rustic Tuscan Bean Soup

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

-Jana Steinhagen

Creamy Artichoke Casserole

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