Looking to cut down on the amount of meat you consume, or just want to make the vegetarian in your family smile? Joining the Meatless Monday trend is your answer! Try any one of these easy vegetarian meals for a Meatless Monday dinner. They’re so flavourful that you won’t even miss the meat!
1) One Pan Mexican Quinoa
Nothing says ‘easy’ like a meal that can be made in just one pan! This dish packs a punch of flavour and it’s a great way to sneak in some extra vegetables. Plus, you can make it as spicy as you like. Get the recipe here.
2) Chickpea Curry with Coconut Rice
If you’re craving some Asian flavours for your next meal, this Chickpea Curry dish has you covered. The coconut rice and curried chickpeas together will activate all of your taste buds. If you want this dish to be even easier to make, pick up a curry spice pack from your local grocery store. Get the recipe here.
3) Zucchini Pasta
Say goodbye to the carbs and feel good about this ‘pasta’ dish. Simply use a spiral cutter to make noodles out of zucchini, add some sautéed vegetables, and whip up some homemade tomato sauce to make a filling but totally guilt-free meal. Get the recipe here.
4) Portobello Fajitas
Portobello mushrooms are an excellent substitute for meat because they’re juicy and have a great texture when you bite into them. Sauté them with your favourite spices and then add some vegetables and guacamole. You’ll have everyone in the family shouting out “Ole!” Get the recipe here.
5) Greek Quesadillas
If you had a big lunch or just want to keep things light now that summer is on its way, this Greek quesadilla won’t weigh you down. Take classic Mediterranean ingredients like spinach, feta, and olives and layer them between two tortillas. Not only is this recipe simple, it’s easy to customize to your tastes too. Get the recipe here.