Vegetarian Main Dishes

What do you cook for vegetarians?

Here is a collection of easy vegetarian main dishes that have been hard-tested on friends and family. All the recipes have been tried and tested in my vegetarian kitchen, and only those that survive "the test" make it to this page!

Most of the recipes you'll find here are quick vegetarian dishes that sometimes even can be done in less than 30 min.

Some of the recipes you can get done even faster with some clever planning and preparation the day before.

These vegetarian main dishes are an eclectic, international mix of anything I have picked up on my travels, in restaurants or peoples homes. I hope you'll enjoy them too!

Vegetarian Main Dishes

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Vegetarian Main Dishes

Vegetarian Aubergine SchnitzelHow about a lovely, healthier alternative to a Wiener Schnitzel? Made with eggplant / aubergine, this European staple turns simply vegetarian!

Vegetarian Pizza Recipe A pizza that's actually good for you! Loaded with veggies on a whole wheat enriched pizza bottom. Simple ingredients with lots of flavor!

Retro Vegetarian Pie Recipe this pleasant whole foods recipe will delight both you and your friends and family. Really ugly, but oh so good!

3 Vegetarian Quiche Recipes Get my three favorite vegetarian quiche recipes here. Easy to make and absolutely delicious!

Vegetarian "Meatballs" These yummy Veggieballs using simple ingredients is easy to make. Great for freezing too.

Mushroom Stroganoff. Here is a Mushroom Stroganoff for vegetarians. Delicious, easy and low-fat!

Vegetarian Spinach Enchiladas with Spinach and Ricotta Cheese. Serve this lovely Mexican style dish with a crisp green salad and a cold beer for a satisfying vegetarian meal!

Vegetarian Ravioli Sauce with Tomatoes and Zucchini. A quick, easy and satisfying meal for a hectic weekday.

Greek Vegetarian Moussaka. The traditional Greek Moussaka uses meat, but this Vegetarian Moussaka Recipe is an absolutely fantastic «vegetarianized» variation of the famous Greek Moussaka. It will simply melt in your mouth...

The World’s Quickest Vegetarian Lasagna. Here is a very clever way to get a fantastic lacto vegetarian lasagna on the table in under an hour. Impressive!

Vegetarian Shepherds Pie. A family friendly, protein rich and filling dish. It is easy to make and to vary with whatever ingredients you have handy, or with the veggies you like best.

Vegetable Risotto. Creamy, healthy and elegant. A risotto is easy to make and makes a lovely meal.

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers There are many ways to stuff a pepper...:) Peppers are made to be filled! This is a healthy and satisfying vegan meal for the whole family.

Vegetable Stroganoff This is a more unusual vegetarian Stroganoff recipe- without mushrooms! The red sauce makes it perfect to be served with rice. A very family friendly dish.

Roasted Vegetable Couscous Couscous is a very versatile grain/pasta. This is a quick and easy vegetarian recipe, that is both delicious, nutritious and satisfying.

Oven Roasted Vegetables And Pasta
Quick, slick, elegant, yummy...what else do you need? Ah, and you get to empty the fridge from all leftover veggies too!

Nut Roast A nut roast is tasty, filling and nutritious. Equally good served hot or cold. It gets better the day after too- great leftovers! Packed with protein and appreciated by both vegetarians and meat eaters.

Vegetarian "Meatloaf" Vegetarian meatloaf with mashed potatoes and mushroom gravy...mmm! Who says vegetarians don't want some good ol'fashioned comfort food? And who says the comfort food can't be healthy as well?

Vegetarian Chili Here is a vegetarian chili recipe that becomes as hot as you decide. The chili is delicious, hearty and very satisfying. Freezes well and makes lovely leftovers.

Vegetable Stir Fry A vegan vegetable stir fry is a healthy, tasty meal that you can do really fast. Serve with rice or noodles, and enjoy!

Vegetable Stew Recipe with Halloumi and Chickpeas The Halloumi gives a tasty bite in this stew which features chickpeas, and vegetables for a Mediterranean inspired feast!

Easy Vegetarian Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe You don't have give up spaghetti and meatballs when you're a vegetarian. Here is an easy recipe that is super good and meat-free.

Easy Vegetarian Frittata Recipe An elegant way to make a no-fuzz brunch or light lunch dish. Easy to impress your friends! But it's so easy to make!

Vegetarian Fajitas with Mushrooms and Bell Peppers. Nothing beats the speed of making a fajita. Fry up some veggies, heat a tortilla, wrap it up and off you go! 

Easy Vegetarian Spaghetti Recipe with Mushroom Garlic Sauce Delicious, healthy, frugal and super easy to make. But take your time as the sauce needs a long simmer to develop all the flavors.

Vegetarian Baked Pasta Recipe This vegetarian baked pasta recipe is as easy as it goes. Satisfying, simple and quick to make, it is a perfect weekday meal for the whole family.

Stuffed Eggplant Recipe Simple, frugal and elegant. This gourmet dish melts in your mouth and goes so well with basmati turmeric rice.

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