Move hearty and rewarding vegetables to main-dish status with our collection of easy meatless meals. With vegetarian recipes for pasta, pizza, soup, and sandwiches, these simple dishes transition from stove top to table in less than 40 minutes.
Save time by skipping the homemade crust and using whole wheat flatbreads to hold your favorite pizza toppings. Two types of cheese -- Pecorino Romano and mozzarella -- bring creamy flavor and protein to the easy entree.
Punch up canned white beans with tangy onions cooked in red wine and leafy collard greens. Pop cubes of purchased corn bread into the oven for crisp, golden croutons.
Speed up twice-baked potatoes with the help of your microwave. After quick-cooking, mash the pulp of sweet potatoes with cream cheese, roasted red peppers, and balsamic vinegar before stuffing the fluffy filling back into the shells and broiling until crispy.
For those nights when you need to pull off a meatless meal in minutes, try this peanut veggie bowl. Watch as we show you how to prepare the easy recipe that utilizes on-hand ingredients and a creamy homemade sauce.
At only 9 calories per cup, broccoli rabe has a long list of health attributes, including high amounts of vitamins A and C and fiber. Complement the bitter green with creamy polenta, bright roasted peppers, and toasty pine nuts.
A hearty vegetarian meal with full-bodied flavor doesn't have to take hours to prepare. Reduce the cooking time of this Italian-seasoned soup with packaged vegetables and canned beans.
The new noodles aren't pasta at all -- they're curly strips of vegetables, like the zucchini and potato used in this low-calorie salad. Season the swirly ingredients with our tangy Lemon-Rice Vinegar Dressing and serve over fresh cherry tomatoes.
A dash of ground ginger brings out the fresh flavor of sweet potatoes and carrots in this simple soup. Complete the quick vegetarian recipe with a savory puree of cannellini beans, creme fraiche, and chives.
Soba noodles, made with buckwheat flour, offer mouthwatering nuttiness to this simple stir-fry. Top them with garlic- and ginger-spiced tofu, as well as spinach and sweet peppers, to supply the meal with protein and fiber.
Take advantage of the latest powerhouse pasta products with this quick-and-lean dinner that features spinach fettuccine. Three types of colorful veggies top the noodles, as well as a simple sauce made with tomatoes, basil, and green onions.
Fresh edamame and spinach give this speedy-to-simmer side-dish vegetable soup its gorgeous green hue. Cayenne pepper, fresh ginger, and garlic guarantee a bowlful of healthy satisfaction.
For a new twist on falafel, boost protein-packed bean patties with carrots and peas. After heating on the stove, slide the filling into pita bread with a slice of melty Havarti cheese.
Top veggie, mint, and cilantro-flavor tofu cakes with cucumber and mango for a light, meat-free appetizer. Or plate yourself a few of the cakes as a vegetarian entree.
Warm tortillas are filled with grilled portobello mushrooms and sweet peppers. Sliced avocado, avocado mayo, salsa verde, cilantro, and lime wedges add zip.
Top hoagie buns with eggplant coated in crushed croutons, then layer on marinara sauce, Parmesan cheese, and fresh basil for a savory sub.
For a healthier yet still delicious version of grilled cheese, top whole grain bread with fresh baby spinach, dried tomatoes, mozzarella, and pickled veggies.
Mashed black beans are tossed with a corn muffin mix and salsa, then lightly fried -- creating a hearty meatless meal with a Tex-Mex twist. Chili powder adds a touch of heat to the sour cream topping.
Toast is totally in this year. Take the breakfast staple to dinner with this veggie-packed dish from Maria of Two Peas and Their Pod.
We took the "wing" out of buffalo wings. These crispy cauliflower bites are packed with flavor from cayenne pepper sauce, paprika, and cumin.
With juicy tomatoes, creamy Camembert cheese, chopped walnuts, and fresh chives, these flatbread pizzas are hard to resist.
For a dinner with pizzazz, toss cheese-filled spinach tortellini (purchased from the supermarket) with garlic-and-herb feta cheese, tomatoes, spinach, and white beans.
A creamy mushroom sauce tops eggs noodles in this vegetarian twist on a classic Italian favorite. To serve, sprinkle with fresh parsley.
A garlicky soybean spread and juicy tomatoes take grilled cheese to a new level. The leftover spread is a delicious dip for fresh veggies.
Nutty in flavor, quinoa is also high in protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, making it a great choice to pair with beans and corn.
Transform your favorite fajitas into cheesy quesadillas. Maria from Two Peas and Their Pod shares her secrets for this irresistible melty main dish.
Stuffed with farro, veggies, and beans, these South of the Border-inspired peppers are packed with flavor. The filling gets plenty of heat from smoky chipotle peppers and chili powder.