15 Recipes for a Yummy Meatless Monday

As I mentioned in a previous post about how to become vegetarian, the benefits of eating less meat are a gradient. Devoting one day of the week to meatless meals is a great way to start.

1.) Spicy Peanut Butter Tofu With Sriracha

Perhaps my favorite tofu recipe ever, you will always feel satisfied after eating this.


2.) Ma Po Tofu

Ma Po Tofu is a great savory main. The bean pastes add a nice salty punch.


3.) Curry Tofu over Swiss Chard (Saag Tofu)

The tofu ends up tasting creamy and gives contrast to the chewy swiss chard.


4.) Homemade Poptarts

Poptarts aren’t vegetarian (they contain gelatin, among other things) so this recipe keeps your cravings covered.


5.) Chili Garlic Breakfast Quesadilla



6.) Baked Avocado with Egg

Technically more than one recipe (you can’t go wrong with avocado), but I love the avocado with the egg baked inside. It tastes oddly like hash browns to me.


7.) Dolmas

This tangy and delicious recipe is incredibly simple and fast to make.


8.) Bhindi Masala

This recipe has the perfect amount of spice to make a warm feeling in your mouth without being overtly hot.


9.) Strawberry Pie

Tastes like Jello but is gelatin-free. Great for the summer.


10.) Spicy Sour Edamame

A wonderful snack to have up your sleeve, this edamame recipe is anything but mild.


11.) Jalapeno Poppers

Great as an appetizer or for parties, these peppers are surprisingly less spicy than you would think.


12.) Lebanese Lentil Salad

This recipe is very light and refreshing, perfect for spring and summer.


13.) Dragon Noodles

Think you can take the heat? Look no further than these fiery noodles.


14.) Mushroom Risotto with Caramelized Onions

Risotto is naturally a very rich dish, but it is accentuated in this recipe by the mushrooms and onions.


15.) Samosas with Mint Chutney

You can never go wrong with samosas. Ever.



If you are looking for other great recipes, I suggest Budget Bytes’ Vegetarian board. Have some family favorites of your own? Share them in the comments!


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