Weeknight Dinner Ideas: 5 Delish Vegetarian Dishes
This Tuesday marks World Vegetarian Day, so we're making the most of our favorite meat-free dishes. From garlicky pasta to fresh, cheesy calzones, these flavor-packed dishes will make you forget you're eating your veggies:
Photo: How Sweet It Is
Honey Roasted Vegetable + Smoked Gouda Penne
Why We Love It: This easy-to-make dish requires very little cooking skills. If you can chop veggies and boil water, you're set.
Grocery List: Peppers, sweet potato, broccoli, red onion, mushrooms, garlic, honey, penne, smoked gouda, bread crumbs, tomatoes
Photo: A Couple Cooks
Spiced Eggplant and Cucumber Salad
We We Love It: Make this dinner more filling by serving with pita bread.
Grocery List: Chickpeas, eggplant, cucumbers, red onion, red pepper, cilantro, honey, rice vinegar, spices
Photo: Cookie and Kate
Tomato, Olive and Chickpea Quesadillas
Why We Love It: Kick up this dish by pairing it with a creamy, homemade dill-mint yogurt dip.
Grocery List: Tortillas, cheese, chickpeas, tomatoes, olives, red onion
Photo: Just a Taste
Roasted Garlic Macaroni and Cheese
Why We Love It: Garlic turns this basic pasta dish into a grown-up version of our favorite kids meal.
Grocery List: Butter, bread crumbs, chives, garlic, pasta, flour, whole milk, cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, ground mustard powder
Photo: Two Peas and Their Pod
Kale, Mushroom and Ricotta Calzones
Why We Love It: Get out of your pizza rut with the fresh Italian favorite.
Grocery List: Pizza dough, onion, garlic, kale, mushrooms, ricotta cheese, mozzarella, Parmesan, basil, red pepper flakes