10 delicious vegetarian meal ideas

These meatless meals are tasty, nutritious and quick to make, too

10 delicious vegetarian meal ideas

Wheat Berry Salad with Coronation Grapes

This salad is full of savoury Mediterranean-inspired flavours, which are perfectly complemented by sweet Niagara Coronation grapes. This hearty and healthy salad can be prepared in less than 45 minutes.

Grilled Asian Salad

This simple salad requires very little cooking time on the grill, as the vegetables have great flavour and texture.

Tagliatelle with Green Sauce

This simple vegetable and yogurt sauce is ready in as little time as it takes to cook and drain the fresh pasta. It is irresistibly creamy, but does not have the heaviness of a classic cream sauce. The fresh vegetables and herbs add a burst of flavour to the sauce, as well as iron and vitamins.

Quinoa with Grilled Eggplant

Quinoa, a nutritious grain from South America, has a texture similar to split lentils when cooked. It contains more protein than any other grain and is also lower in carbohydrate content. Here it is combined with grilled zucchini, peppers, cherry tomatoes and onions, then baked with tangy goat cheese on top. Serve with a mixed leaf salad.

Cheese-Baked Peppers with Linguine

Traditionally, stuffed peppers are often prepared with rice. In this unique recipe, noodles are used and baked in the pepper shells with a cheesy custard dotted with fresh tomatoes and herbs. The stuffed peppers can be served as an appetizer for four or as a vegetarian lunch for two.

Roast Vegetable and Bean Stew

This easy, one-pot dish of root vegetables and pinto beans makes a nourishing winter main course and needs no accompaniments.

Pea Curry with Indian Paneer

Paneer is an Indian cheese, similar to ricotta but drier. It is often combined with peas in a curry. This delicious version uses homemade paneer, which is simple to make. The cheese is also high in protein, making it a useful meat substitute in vegetarian meals. Serve the curry with basmati rice and steamed fresh carrots for colour.

One-Pot Sweet Potato Couscous

This quick and easy weeknight couscous dish blends green beans and cubed sweet potato with the flavours of raisins, feta cheese and walnuts.

Jane’s on the Common Black Bean Stew

This hearty vegetarian dish is perfect for chilly evenings.

Seasonal Vegetable & Tofu Stir-Fry (pictured)

This stir-fry combines colourful, crisp veggies with the meaty texture of tofu and the sweet-and-sour taste of Chinese five spice.

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