Trying to add more vegetarian meals into your weekly meal plan? Here’s a roundup of delicious and filling Meatless Monday recipes that even the carnivore’s in your family will love.
We all have different reasons for wanting to introduce more meatless meals into our weekly meal plan. Whether it’s environmental, financial or just simply trying to get more vegetables in your diet, we can never have too many delicious and filling vegetarian recipes on hand.
Here’s 30 vegetarian recipes that are perfect for Meatless Monday and are so delicious even the carnivore’s in the family will be happy!
The hardest thing about this sweet potato, lentil and chickpea curry is chopping up the sweet potato! Bring it all together in one pot and you have yourself a filling meat free dish.
This sweet potato, chickpea and spinach curry is another one pot wonder that’s also vegan and gluten free. Sprinkle some crushed peanuts on top for extra crunch.
Gone are the days of bland and boring salads! This pumpkin, haloumi and avocado salad makes for a perfect weeknight dinner – minimal effort, maximum taste.
This quesadilla is not like your usual quesadillas! It’s a spicy black bean and corn quesadilla, stuffed with sautéed onions, peppers, jalapeños, corn, green chiles, and black beans.
Salads are only worth eating if they’re going to fill you up and make you feel amazing. This sweet potato and quinoa salad does exactly that. Drizzle with a good helping of creamy sesame dressing and you’ve got a perfect lunch or dinner.
This instant pot split pea dal comes together with minimal effort with the help of your electric pressure cooker. These delicious bowls of dal are topped with quick-pickled red onion and tangy yogurt for an unforgettable, vegetarian meal.
This easy baked eggplant parmesan is a delicious vegetarian dinner that only requires 15 minutes of prep! This recipe simplifies the classic Italian dish for a quick-prep, kid-friendly weeknight meal!
This paleo, whole30, and vegan roasted greek salad is so vibrant and healthy with various yummy vegetables, and it’s the perfect dish to bring to a picnic or a potluck!
This moroccan spiced roasted pumpkin and quinoa salad is bursting with flavour! Throw sunflower and pomegranate seeds on top for crunch and drizzle avocado, cilantro and lime sauce over. YUM!
Tofu summer rolls with peanut sauce are perfect for a healthy and light summer dinner. Have fun putting them together and practising your rolling skills.
Think quinoa is bland and boring? Think again! This quinoa enchilada bake will show you just how delicious quinoa can be when prepared the right way (e.g. with two different cheeses!).
This creamy coconut vegan korma made with butter beans is ready in less than 3o minutes and is best served over rice and a side of naan.
This korean BBQ chickpea bento bowls recipe is from the Nourishing Superfood Bowl cookbook by Lindsay Cotter. It’s is perfect for lunch or dinner and is rich in protein, fiber, and plant-based iron!
If you’re still not convinced you can make friends with salad look no further than this falafel salad bowl. Featuring falafels, feta cheese, olives, tomatoes, tabbouleh, peppers and TWO types of dipping sauce, you’ll love every last bite.
If you’re looking for a delicious, cosy, and easy dinner, this instant pot lentil stroganoff with mushrooms fits the bill. It’s hearty, filling, and a fun vegetarian take on the traditional beef stroganoff.
This pineapple fried rice is bursting with tons of flavour, tender vegetables and sweet pineapple chunks. It is super simple to make in just 15 mins, so is the perfect weeknight meal.
Red lentil dhal with roasted cauliflower & butternut squash – an easy, healthy, delicious vegan meal that is good all year round!
This creamy lemon pasta is a delicious pasta dish with a garlicky lemon dairy free white bean sauce served alongside roasted asparagus. It comes together easily – perfect for a weeknight dinner.
Have some baked sweet potatoes on hand and not sure what to do with them? Try these 15 minute lentil sloppy joe stuffed sweet potatoes – fast and full of flavour.
This vegan banh mi uses peanut crusted tofu, which adds a deliciously nutty crunch without overpowering the other flavours.
Get your weeknight sizzling in just 30 minutes with these portobello vegan fajitas. They are spicy, smoky, subtly sweet and robust!
These cheesy quinoa stuffed peppers take stuffed peppers to a whole new level! They’re a healthy, protein-packed vegetarian meal!
Vegetarian mushroom stroganoff is a meatless dinner, but despite the lack of meat, it’s packed with flavour! A blend of cremini and portobello mushrooms give this easy recipe an earthy, deep flavour.
These vegan loaded black bean tofu tacos with “meatless” walnut crumble are protein-packed, made with whole ingredients, and perfect for dinner parties, potlucks, or an easy weeknight meal!
Craving falafels? These lemony falafel burgers have the same taste and texture as a falafel, but are less labour-intensive. A great vegetarian option that’s full of fibre and protein!
If you are looking for a great healthy dish for a tasty weeknight meal, look no further than this crispy tofu rice bowl topped with bok choy and edamame then drizzled with a thick teriyaki glaze!
Vegan pho noodle soup (pho chay) can be hearty with deep savoury flavours. While this vegan pho is quicker to make than traditional beef pho, it is just as comforting and delicious.
BBQ jackfruit sliders are a vegan slider recipe made with jackfruit and your favourite BBQ sauce. Perfect to feed a crowd – either at a BBQ or around the dinner table!
This southwestern sweet potato quinoa burger is sweet, smokey, and slathered with creamy queso blanco. Who knew a veggie burger could taste this good?!
Turn authentic palak paneer curry into a complete meal with this delicious one pot easy palak paneer rice recipe. You will love the twist on traditional palak paneer.
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