10 Plant-Based Dinners Even Non-Vegetarians Love to Make

10 Plant-Based Dinners Even Non-Vegetarians Love to Make

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August 12 2020


Eating more plant-based dinners is more popular than ever. Whether you're giving up meat on Fridays for Lent or practicing Meatless Monday ... OR, just looking for some really delicious meals, these are the recipes we highly recommend trying or sharing.

  1. Bean and Corn Chili Pasta

    This hearty take on meat sauce uses black beans to add fiber and flavor. It's not only filling pasta, it gets bonus points for being budget-friendly.

  2. Buffalo Cauliflower Lettuce Tacos

    One of these lettuce tacos filled with buffalo-sauce covered cauliflower florets contains 5 grams of protein. They're an excellent low-cal meat-free lunch for any vegetarian. Or, if you're just simply looking to eat less meat.

  3. BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches with Apple Slaw

    This meatless sandwich is really as good as it looks! Try out our BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich topped with a homemade apple slaw for an easy vegetarian lunch or dinner.

  4. Vegetarian Meatballs

    A protein-rich blend of lentils, chickpeas, and walnuts mimics the texture of ground beef in this vegan-friendly (and kid-friendly) dinner.

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  5. Artichoke 'n' Asparagus Flatbreads

    A delicious vegetarian version of a flatbread is just 15 minutes away! Layer your flatbread with asparagus, artichokes, tomatoes, and cheese. Then, grill to crispy perfection!

  6. Thai Tofu Salad

    Marinated and pan-fried tofu along with crisp buttery edamame are soy-based proteins that contain 8 to 10 grams of protein per cup. Plus, tofu is a neutral-flavored protein that takes on any flavor you add to it.

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  7. Butternut Squash Risotto

    Yes, you can make this is under an hour. This creamy plant-based dish is piled high with savory sauteed mushrooms and shaved Parmesan.

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  8. Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

    Enchiladas made vegetarian. And yes, they're still delicious! Just stuff them with black beans and sweet potatoes. You won't even miss the meat.

  9. Cauliflower-Broccoli Cheese Casserole

    Our casserole is packed with cauliflower, broccoli, and cheese and is a great option for a keto side dish or entree. 

  10. Stuffed Mushroom Burgers

    Hands down, this is the most flavorful vegetarian "burger" we've ever had. These portabella patties are breaded, lightly fried and smothered in cheese and pesto.

  11. BONUS: Plant-Based Burgers

    Have you ever tried a Beyond Burger or an Awesome Burger? These meat-substitute burgers are made out of vegetables but taste just like the real thing! Try 'em out on the grill or pan sear them in the winter for an easy veggie-packed burger.