No boring salads allowed! These 19 delicious vegetarian recipes will impress all your meat-eating friends.
#1 - Butternut Squash, Garlic and Goat's Cheese Pizza. A meatless pizza that is so tasty, you won’t even realise it’s vegetarian. Just be mindful of garlic kisses - better not have it before a date!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.theendlessmeal.com/pizza-night-roasted-garlic-butternut-squash-and-goat-cheese/
#2 - Moroccan Harira. Harir means silky in Arabic, and what better than a traiditional, silky and smooth Moroccan soup to warm your winter nights?
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.wander-crush.com/2014/10/26/moroccan-harira/
#3 - Mexican Lasagna. An easy peasy lasagna full of Mexican flavors that the whole family will absolutely adore... and devour! Difficult not to fight over the last bite.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/03/28/mexican-lasagna/
#4 - Eggplant Pizza. So you’re telling me that I can have pizza... without all the carbs!? Eggplant pizza is the answer to all your pleas - a great healthy meal or filling snack.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.kalynskitchen.com/2012/08/recipe-for-julia-childs-eggplant-pizzas.html
#5 - Cheezy Spinach Calzone. Calzone is the quintessential versatile dish - you can literally stuff these bad boys with ANYTHING you can think of. This version is healthy but... feel free to go heavy on the cheese ;)
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://thehealthyfoodie.com/spinach-calzones/
#6 - Crispy Wonton Mozzarella Sticks. A mix of cultures that never fails to amaze - wonton and mozzarella. Amazingly gooey, this is truly a crowd pleaser!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://neighborfoodblog.com/2013/09/crispy-wonton-mozzarella-sticks.html
#7 - Penne with Artichokes. Simple, light, easy and fast - if this doesn’t sell it, I don’t know what will. A quick lunch break recipe that reminds us of springtime.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://chichoskitchen.blogspot.com.au/2011/04/penne-with-artichokes.html
#8 - Easy Vegetarian Chili. Chili con veggies! Crunchy, spicy, sweet - a wholesome, heart-warming recipe that screams eat me while binge watching your favorite series in your pyjamas.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.theendlessmeal.com/easy-vegetarian-chili-recipe/
#9 - Spinach Feta Risotto. You can’t eat risotto without imagining yourself in Florence sipping wine with a tall, dark, handsome Italian boy by your side... oh, it’s just me? Well, a girl can dream!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.ezrapoundcake.com/archives/21316
#10 - Momos Manchurian Vegetarian Dumplings. Hosting a party and want a mouth-watering yet easy entree? Look no further and go Manchurian-style with this fun twist to traditional steamed dumplings.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.foodfashionparty.com/2015/05/momos-manchurian-vegetarian-dumplings.html
#11 - Caramelised Onion, Spinach and Avocado Quesadillas. Quesadillas are the best: crunchy, gooey, cheesy and amazing. Think of the yummiest quesadilla you’ve ever had, then try this and be ready to go WOAH.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://ohmyveggies.com/caramelized-onion-spinach-and-avocado-quesadilla/
#12 - Miso Soba with Sriracha Tofu and Shiitake Mushrooms. A Japan-easy miso soba recipe with a sriracha twist, because sriracha is the coolest kid in town these days and I’m sure the craze won’t leave us anytime soon!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://bojongourmet.com/2014/01/miso-and-soba-noodle-soup-with-roasted/
#13 - Spinach Artichoke Enchiladas. A vegetarian dish worth using your cheat day for! It’s actually a healthy recipe, but it’s so addictive you won’t be able to stop at a healthy portion.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://cookieandkate.com/2015/spinach-artichoke-enchiladas/
#14 - Broccoli Cheddar Cheese Chowder. Sometimes I dream of food... and it’s usually chowders. I mean, how can one resist the smooth, buttery consistency? Super filling with unique flavors - double yum.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://theviewfromgreatisland.com/broccoli-cheddar-cheese-chowder-recipe/
#15 - Spaghetti Muffins à la Carbonara. Muffins made of spaghetti!? A party food to surprise your guests with - and if they can guess it’s vegan they can have seconds (but they won’t, more for you!).
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.blueberryvegan.com/en/tasty-spaghetti-muffins-a-la-carbonara/
#16 - Thai Pineapple Fried Rice. It’s late on a weekday night, your hungry but don’t want to get take away for the fourth time this week (and it’s only Wednesday!) - what to do? Whip up this Thai fried rice, of course!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.messyvegetariancook.com/thai-pineapple-fried-rice/
#17 - Eggplant Shakshuka. Ready for a different breakfast? This perfect Sunday morning poached egg recipe is just what you need to (literally) spice your weekend morning up. And it’s full of great proteins!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://my-organic-diary.com/2016/09/eggplant-shakshuka/
#18 - Sweet & Spicy Mango Curry. This curry tastes as beautiful as it looks! Sweet and spicy, it’s perfect on its own or with a bowl of steaming jasmine rice. Who needs meat when you can have mangoes anyway?
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.ayur.fit/single-post/2016/12/28/Sweet-and-Spicy-Pot-of-Gold-Mango-Curry-Mambazha-Pulissery
#19 - Broccoli Masala Khichdi. Perfect dish to de-stress after a long workday! Indian food is often vegetarian friendly, but no regular curry can stand the competition with this comforting khichdi.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://cookilicious.com/flavors-of-rice/best-broccoli-masala-khichdi-ever/