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10 Meatless Meals Recipe Ideas

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

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    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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    • Paharvey1948

      14 g fat seems rather higher for a “healthy recipe.”  Can’t it be slimmed?

      • yolo2011

        if you’re going meatless its good to have more calories for your intake, so you’re not lacking