Favorite Vegetarian Recipes

Enjoy this collection of our favorite meatless, vegetarian and vegan meals any day of the week.
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Agnolotti With Artichoke Sauce

This easy recipe relies on frozen artichoke hearts, frozen peas and store-bought agnolotti to save you time on dinner prep.

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Buckwheat Noodle Salad

Bobby uses filling buckwheat noodles as the base for his Asian-inspired cold salad.

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Capellini With Spicy Zucchini-Tomato Sauce

This pasta recipe is chock-full of vegetables and packs a nice heat from red pepper flakes.

Get the Recipe: Capellini With Spicy Zucchini-Tomato Sauce

Charred Tomato Gazpacho

Charring tomatoes only takes a few minutes and adds a smoky depth of flavor to this twist on the traditional cold soup.

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Chile Cheese Casserole

This breakfast dish was inspired by the Mexican dish of chilaquiles. By using baked tortilla chips, a mixture of eggs and egg whites and just a bit of sharp cheddar and pepper Jack, the fat is low while the flavor is high.

Get the Recipe: Chile Cheese Casserole

Crustless Caprese Quiche

The classic caprese salad — a composed arrangement of fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil — is as pretty as it is delicious (especially when tomatoes are at their peak). This creamy quiche brings all that to the table and more, for shockingly few calories.

Get the Recipe: Crustless Caprese Quiche

Curry Fried Rice

There's no need to order delivery when you can be eating this delicious fried rice in 10 minutes.

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Creamy Orzo with Mushrooms

Love risotto but hate all the stirring? This creamy pasta dish is an ideal shortcut for any risotto lover looking for a quick and cheesy vegetarian version.

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Frittata With Asparagus, Tomato and Fontina

Giada's frittata is a versatile choice for a vegetarian brunch, snack or dinner. It can be served hot or cold.

Get the Recipe: Frittata with Asparagus, Tomato, and Fontina

Grilled Ratatouille Salad

Ellie's deconstructed ratatouille, a traditional dish from the south of France, is a great way to use summer's bounty of produce.

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Three-Cheese Macaroni

This macaroni and cheese uses more than Muenster, cheddar, and Parmesan; stir in cauliflower florets to get your veggies, too.

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Mum's Everyday Red Lentils

People might think lentils aren't very exciting but Aarti's colorful version explodes with flavor.

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Orecchiette With Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Anne's take on classic pesto includes broccoli rabe and pistachios.

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Quinoa Salad With Asparagus, Goat Cheese and Olives

Bobby's alternative to a traditional pasta salad as a summer side dish is this quinoa salad that's full of grilled asparagus and creamy goat cheese.

Get the Recipe: Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Goat Cheese and Black Olives

Spicy Vegan Sloppy Joes

Mushrooms make these kicked-up sloppy joes ultra-meaty. But there's no meat here, making this vegan sandwich one of the lightest sloppy joes you'll probably every make.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Vegan Sloppy Joes

Mini Mac and 'Shrooms

Make a grown-up version of macaroni and cheese by using Brie and pecorino plus some meaty wild mushrooms.

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Warm Farro Salad

Farro is a type of wheat that is both nutty and moist. Roasted butternut squash and tomatoes are great complements to it in this grain-filled salad.

Get the Recipe: Warm Farro Salad


The fritters come out of the fryer super crisp and perfectly seasoned. Stuffed in a warm pita with lots of veggies, a drizzle of tahini and a dash of hot sauce, they make for a wonderful weeknight dinner.

Get the Recipe: Falafel

Roasted Zucchini Flatbread With Hummus, Arugula, Goat Cheese and Almonds

Scoop hummus onto toasted pita bread and top with roasted zucchini, arugula and some chopped almonds for crunch.

Get the Recipe: Roasted Zucchini Flatbread with Hummus, Arugula, Goat Cheese, and Almonds

Tofu Tacos

Brush tofu with taco seasoning for this vegetarian-friendly recipe that gets great texture from the addition of homemade coleslaw.

Get the Recipe: Tofu Tacos

Whole Wheat Spaghetti With Swiss Chard and Pecorino Cheese

Giada uses whole wheat pasta — which will fill you up quickly — for this dish that gets a kick from crushed red pepper flakes.

Get the Recipe: Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Swiss Chard and Pecorino Cheese

Vegetarian Chili

Let the slow cooker do all the work with easy vegetarian chili, complete with four different types of beans.

Get the Recipe: Vegetarian Chili

Eggplant-Parmesan Sauce

Toss this chunky homemade sauce with your favorite pasta any night of the week.

Get the Recipe: Eggplant-Parmesan Sauce

Tofu-Vegetable Stir-Fry

This substantial stir-fry is full of Asian-inspired ingredients. Serve over fluffy rice and top with a soy-based sauce.

Get the Recipe: Tofu-Vegetable Stir-Fry

Curried Potatoes and Chickpeas

Curry powder is the key to great flavor in this mixture of potatoes and chickpeas. Top with a cooling sauce made from Greek yogurt, cilantro and lime juice.

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Vegetable Gumbo

This hearty dish of kale or Swiss chard and black-eyed peas goes great with a big bowl of brown rice.

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Veggie Burgers With Mushrooms

Skip store-bought veggie burgers and make this version that's filled with beans, walnuts and just a bit of breadcrumbs.

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Poblano, Mushroom and Potato Tacos

Fill your tortilla with poblano chile peppers, Yukon gold potatoes and mushrooms for a Mexican-inspired dinner with a vegetarian spin.

Get the Recipe: Poblano, Mushroom and Potato Tacos

Penne With Spinach Sauce

Giada's penne is a no-fuss side dish and salad in one. Add a touch of goat cheese and some cream cheese to spinach for a smooth and tangy sauce.

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Spinach Lasagna With Mushroom Ragu

Make a ragu sauce with porcini, portobello and shiitake mushrooms and layer it into lasagna with cheese, pasta and spinach.

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Portobello Parmesan

Mix up your usual eggplant Parmesan by swapping in large portobello mushrooms instead. They're meaty and can be dredged in flour just like eggplant.

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Grilled Portobello Burger With Onion Jam

Horseradish and homemade onion jam make this vegetables-only burger a gourmet dinner option.

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Quinoa With Garlic, Pine Nuts and Raisins

Ellie's crunchy and sweet quinoa is ready in just 25 minutes.

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Fettuccini Alfredo With Zucchini Ribbons

Ellie adds thinly sliced zucchini to her luscious fettuccini Alfredo so you get great flavor, some delicious vegetables and less fat.

Get the Recipe: Fettuccine Alfredo with Zucchini Ribbons