Meatless Monday Dinner Recipes Using What's On Hand

Posted by on May 25, 2015

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After a long day at work, it can be difficult to come home and cook a healthful vegetarian meal that's both quick and tasty. Next time, avoid an extra trip for groceries by making one of these delicious meatless meals that uses common ingredients found in your kitchen!

Easy Sriracha Recipe, Quick Meatless Monday Recipe, Sriracha Mac n Cheese
Sriracha Mac n' Cheese
Prefer your mac with a little extra oomph? Yeah, us too. This recipe for a simple Sriracha Mac n Cheese combines all the cheesy goodness of classic mac with the zest of Sriracha. It's what we call a no-lose recipe.

Vegetable Curry Recipe, Meatless Monday Recipes, Quick Vegetarian Recipes, No Recipe Curry
No-Recipe Curry
While the blogger at Green Kitchen Stories provides a detailed recipe for this no-recipe curry, he points out the vast opportunity for improvisation. Using fresh, seasonal vegetables and rotating spices will make this vegetable curry a new delight each time it's served!

Roasted Vegetable Bowl with BBQ Sauce
Roasted Vegetable Bowl with Barbecue Sauce
Combine sweet, savory and tangy in this flavor-packed Roasted Vegetable Bowl from Blissful Basil. Use veggies you've got on hand, a few basic seasonings and a barbecue dipping sauce to make this recipe a quick favorite!

Easy Vegetarian Recipe, Quick Meatless Recipe, Chickpea Pot Pies
Easy Chickpea Pot Pie
Using a mix of chickpeas, seasonal veggies, leafy greens and a buttery pastry crust, Oh My Veggies concocted this Meatless Monday masterpiece: chickpea pot pie. She seasoned her dish with paprika, but we encourage you to raid the spice cabinet.

Meatless Monday Recipe, Quick Vegetarian Recipe, Roasted Sweet Potato Salad
Roasted Sweet Potato Salad
These oven-roasted sweet potatoes and veggies from Eating Bird Food serve as a quick, delicious salad when you're in the mood for a light dinner.

Lentil Burger Recipe, Easy Meatless Monday Recipes, Simple Vegetarian Recipes
4-Ingredient Lentil Burgers
Going meatless on Burger Night? Well, whip up one of these easy, four-ingredient lentil burgers from Green Lunch Diaries. All you'll need are eggs, rolled oats, wheat bread and a can of lentils — just don't forget the special sauce, lettuce, cheese, onions, pickles ... on a sesame seed bun!

Meatless Monday Recipes, Quick Vegetarian Recipe, Shakshuka Recipe
Easy Shakshuka with Fresh Herbs
Shakshuka is a scrumptious Israeli dish that consist of poached eggs, tomato-based sauce, vegetables and seasonings like cumin and paprika. After it's out of the oven, shakshuka is served with toasted dipping bread. We have one word for this dish: yum.

BBQ Veggie Skewers Recipe, Vegetable Skewer Recipe
BBQ Veggie Skewers
Perfect for cookouts and Monday night dinners alike, these tasty Barbecue Vegetable Skewers are a true crowd-pleaser. Choose all your favorite foods to skewer — zucchini, bell peppers, cauliflower, potatoes, tomatoes, you name it! — and throw it on a baking sheet and cook in the oven. Easy-peasy. 

Stuffed Peppers, Meatless Mondays, Quick Vegetarian Recipes
Queso-Stuffed Poblano Peppers
Even the most stubborn eaters are hard-pressed to find fault with Queso-Stuffed Poblanos. With cheese, rice and chopped veggies seasoned to perfection inside a flavorful poblano pepper, we're sure you'll win over the toughest of dinner crowds.

Vegan Meatball Recipe, Vegetarian Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe, Meatless Monday Recipe
Zucchini Noodles with Veggie "Meatballs"
A healthy way to reinvent a classic meat dish, this gluten-free, vegan, low-carb alternative to spaghetti and meatballs uses zucchini threads to replace pasta and a combination of nuts, rice, flour and seasoning to make vegan meatballs. In a household of picky eaters, this dish is a happy medium between veggie-centric and comforting classic.

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