Vegetables are an important part of our balance diet which non-vegan don’t think so. But adding veggies into your daily food sounds a bit scary. Vegetarians just like everyone else, can have problems coming up with a variety of meals to eat. But the vegan recipes not only eliminate animal products, but also introduce healthier alternatives and more nutritionally beneficial swaps for flavors that not only resemble, but maybe even surpass the originals. These vegetarian recipes are healthy, quick, and easy to fit into your rotation. They’re so good you’ll definitely want to make them again.
Many people think that going vegan is difficult (Yes it is). However, as these vegan recipes show, it is actually very easy to whip out a meat, egg and dairy free storm in the kitchen. These are just a small selection of the various vegan dishes that are out there.
6 Vegetarian Recipes Even Meat Eaters will fall in Love
1. Vegan lasagne
This is a great vegan dinner. Instead of using a cheese sauce, crumble together tofu, hummus, nutritional yeast, garlic and lightly cooked spinach to make a white sauce. Then, layer this with cooked mushrooms, lasagna sheets and tomato sauce before baking.
2. Vegetable biryani
This is simple Indian biryani made with vegetables and basmati rice. This is a delicious recipe and is very quick to make. If you have a vegetable stock than you can easily make it. This recipe yields a perfect light biryani loaded with vegetables and mild spices. You can use your favorite ingredients like soya chunks, beans, cashews etc.
3. Vegetable Soup
Making a basic vegetable soup from scratch is a great skill for any home chef, whether you’re vegetarian or vegan or not. Vegetable soup is great for a cold night, and of course, homemade soup from scratch is always best!
4. Pineapple Jack BBQ Sandwich
Pineapple Jack BBQ Sandwich looks like the real thing and tastes like it too.Crushed pineapple gives this sauce a slightly tangy sweetness, that is perfectly balanced by the whiskey. This makes enough sauce for 1 pound of seitan, tofu, tempeh, or 6 large portobello mushrooms. You can use marinated seitan, for yet another layer of flavor. The sauce freezes well, so double the batch for an even easier meal next time.
5. Seitan and Mushroom Bourguignon
This elegant dish is easy to make, yet full of flavor and is equally impressive for a candlelight dinner for two, or shared at a dinner party. Here the classic is recreated as a vegan dish with just the right amount of vegetables, accented by the earthy richness of the porcinis, all of which is enhanced by the umami of wine.
6. Roasted Vegetables
Roasted vegetables is quick and easy dish when you have a stock of vegetable. Pioneer Woman has a wonderful primer on how to roast vegetables and includes some vegetables you might not have thought of.