Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dishes

Vegetarian cuisine is full of nutrients, and there's no reason vegetarian dinners shouldn't be quick and easy as well. These quick and easy vegetarian dinners make any dinner healthier and delicious.

Black Bean Cakes with Salsa

Better Homes and Gardens

This quick and easy meatless main dish recipe gets its bite when topped with slices of jalapeno pepper and salsa. Black beans combine with corn muffin mix to make the patties.

Total: 25 mins

Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli with Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Family Circle

Toast the garlic and paprika prior to mixing with the yogurt for a restaurant-quality topping for these roasted vegetables.

Rosemary French Onion Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Grilled cheese sandwich sticks make for the tastiest croutons ever to pair with this quick onion soup.

Total: 30 mins

Pasta Stir-Fry

Better Homes and Gardens

Bottled stir-fry sauce provides a dozen seasoning ingredients in a single step making this five-ingredient recipe possible.

Total: 25 mins

Vegetable Potpies

Fitness

Parmesan-dusted whole-wheat bread slices stand in for the fat-laden pastry crust in this vegetable-packed pot pie dinner.

Total: 30 mins

Straw and Hay Penne

Family Circle

Hearty Rice Skillet

Better Homes and Gardens

Take your choice of black, garbanzo, or kidney beans for this vegetarian main dish.

Total: 25 mins

Saucy Beans and Eggplant

Better Homes and Gardens

For a quick and filling main-dish recipe, try this saucy combination of brown rice, eggplant, and navy beans.

Total: 20 mins

Creamy Polenta with Portobello Mushroom Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Looking for hearty main-dish vegetarian dishes? Serve this made-for-two recipe of meaty-flavor portobello mushrooms, mild yet tangy shredded Havarti cheese, and polenta.

Total: 25 mins

Cauliflower Gratin

Midwest Living

Toss cauliflower with bread crumbs, mustard, cheddar, herbs and almonds to make this basic vegetable holiday table-ready.

Mushrooms in Ginger Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

A splash of coconut milk creates so much flavor in this simple dish, you'll want to pile the finished mushroom and green onion sauce over everything. It's especially wonderful over steamed green beans.

Broccoli Smoked Mozzarella and Roasted Red Pepper Frittata

Parents

For a balanced brunch, serve this frittata alongside a wedge of ciabatta and a fruit cup.

Mexican Pizza

Parents

Refried beans and salsa stand in for marinara sauce in this tasty Mexican Pizza recipe. Take the toppings South of the border, too, by sprinkling on corn, chopped avocado and cilantro.

Total: 40 mins

Broccoli with Ginger Tofu

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy this soy-rich Asian-style meal recipe of rice, broccoli, tofu, and cashews. It's ready to serve in 30 minutes.

Total: 30 mins

Weeknight Falafel

Better Homes and Gardens

Pan sear chickpea patties for crispy falafel at home. Stuff inside a pita or serve on top of a fresh green salad.

Falafel Patty Melt

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 25 mins

Escarole and Poached Egg Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

For a perfectly poached egg, add a teaspoon of white vinegar to the water to help the egg stay together. Then serve your masterpiece on top of a fresh salad for a light vegetarian lunch.

Total: 20 mins
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