17 Easy Vegetarian Dinner Ideas

Easy Vegetarian Dinner Ideas: We can never have too many quick weeknight recipes, so I’m sharing a few of my favourites today. These are warm and comforting, but also fresh and packed with nutritious vegetables. They’re exactly what you’re looking for right now.

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1 Fried Rice with Spicy Kale and Coconut

Gluten-free and vegan-friendly (skip the eggs)

My friend became a kale fan after trying this recipe. She isn’t the only one who enjoys this fried rice. You’ve been missing out if you haven’t made it yet!

2 Burrito Bowls with Spaghetti Squash

Vegan and gluten-free

Burrito bowls with a perfectly roasted spaghetti squash base. These are a great dinner option.

3 Salad Caprese Pasta

Gluten-free (just use gluten-free pasta)

Make this one quickly before the good tomatoes are gone! It’s a burst cherry tomato pasta dish with little mozzarella balls, fresh basil, and a drizzle of white balsamic vinegar. It also keeps well for lunch the next day.

4 Tortilla Soup with Vegetables

Gluten-free and easily veganizable (skip the feta)

At long last! Homemade tortilla soup that rivals the restaurant versions. Posole is a more appropriate name for this soup, but whatever you call it, it’s light but filling, spicy and delicious.

5 Minestrone Soup is a traditional Italian soup.

Gluten-free and/or vegan options are available.

“A very tasty and filling soup. With no changes, it turned out great. On a cold winter day, this is ideal.”

6 Fried Rice with Extra Vegetables

Gluten-free and vegan-friendly

With more mouths to feed over the holidays than usual, you can make this Recipe for Loved Ones. For the extra 2 cups of vegetables, you can use snow peas and red pepper. Everyone will love it.

7 Broccoli, Cheddar, and Quinoa Gratin

Gluten-free is simple.

The word “gratin” sounds fancy, but this is essentially a broccoli casserole that has been lightened up with quinoa. Roasting the broccoli brings out a tonne of flavour.

8 Pesto with Kale and Pecans

Gluten-free and vegan-friendly

Do you have any extra kale? Make this simple kale pesto! It’s a delicious way to consume your greens. Use it on pasta, pizza, and other dishes as you would regular basil pesto. You can make this in 5 minutes while the pasta is cooking.

9 The Very Best Black Bean Soup

Vegan and gluten-free

A sweet college student recently told me that this soup keeps her going during late-night shifts at the hospital. Only a few ingredients contribute to the incredible flavour of this soup. You can totally make this with canned black beans.

10 The Most Convenient Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Only vegetarians

This pizza dough couldn’t be easier to make. Put the ingredients in a food processor, knead them together, roll them out, and you’re ready to make pizza. There is no need to get up.

11 Thai Vegetable Red Curry

Vegan and gluten-free

This Thai red curry is the best you’ve probably ever made. YES!

12 Pasta with Lemony Collard Greens

Gluten-free is simple (just use your favourite gluten-free spaghetti)

Because of the quick cooked, ribboned collard greens, this super simple pasta dish is light and fresh. The flavours are brought together with Parmesan, toasted pine nuts, and a squeeze of lemon juice.

13 Peanut Soup from West Africa

Vegan and gluten-free

If the idea of peanut butter in soup sounds strange to you, I dare you to try it. It’s ideal for cool evenings and makes excellent leftovers.

14 Vegan Puttanesca Spaghetti

It’s simple to make gluten-free and vegan dishes.

This pasta dish is perfect for olive fans! It’s mostly pantry ingredients, but it tastes so fresh and vibrant.

15 Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes and Summer Squash

Only vegetarians

This veggie-packed pasta dish has a large following. Everything tastes better with goat cheese.

16 Lentil Soup at its Finest

Vegan and gluten-free

The best lentil soup I’ve ever had. Please give it a shot and let me know what you think!

17 Fried Rice with Thai Pineapple

Free of gluten (see notes)

Red bell pepper, cashews, and cilantro are included in this Thai-style sweet and spicy pineapple fried rice.

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