10 Meatless Meals Recipe Ideas

Updated: Mar. 03, 2021

Try one of these vegetarian recipes to serve as a meatless meal alternative.

Grilled Vegetables With Balsamic Glaze

Boost your supply of vitamin C and B with this Mediterranean-style combination of veggies. Instead of a grill, you can also use your broiler.

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Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

No one will miss the meat in this delicious vegetarian recipe that serves a crowd. Mushrooms, eggplant, zucchini, and red peppers provide a filling alternative to beef.

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Spinach-Stuffed Manicotti With Mushrooms

This one-dish meatless meal prepared with convenient frozen spinach will please the pasta lovers at your table.

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Open-Face Grilled Vegetable Sandwich

Meaty portobello mushrooms give this sandwich bulk. If you don’t have goat cheese on hand, try mozzarella.

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Jumbo Stuffed Mushroom With Camembert and Pine Nuts

Large flat portobello mushrooms are ideal for stuffing with your favorite filling; these are topped with slices of creamy cheese, sprinkled with pine nuts, and served on toast for a meatless light lunch or supper.

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Barley Risotto with Asparagus and Mushrooms

Use vegetarian stock in this recipe for risotto. If asparagus isn’t in season, you can swap in other veggies for a similar meatless dish.

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Broccoli Rabe with Sautéed Cremini Mushrooms

Broccoli rabe, braised to temper its mildly bitter taste, and golden slices of mushrooms and garlic make a hearty side dish.

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Mixed Asian Style Vegetables

This easy dish takes under thirty minutes to prepare and offers a wide variety of essential nutrients and protective antioxidants.

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Vegetable Stuffed Mushrooms

Use vegetable stock in this fiber-packed dish for a great vegetarian option.

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Rice Cakes With Mushroom-Walnut Sauce

This meatless recipe can be made easily with leftover rice. The mushroom-walnut sauce can be made vegetarian by replacing the beef stock with vegetable stock.

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