Endlessly versatile soups, stews, and chili are an essential part of the vegetarian repertoire. Packed with vegetables, and often filled with protein-rich beans, these meatless recipes can be great starters or a complete meal in a bowl.
Beans, corn, and tortillas, plus the bright flavors of fresh and dried chiles, cilantro, and limes, and the richness of cheese and avocado make these Mexican and Tex-Mex vegetarian recipes easy to love. Find recipes for a hearty array of vegetarian burritos, tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, frittatas, and much more.
Traditional refried beans were leftover beans that were mashed and cooked again -- hence refried. Smoked ham hock is available at most grocery store meat counters and butcher shops. Once cooked, it can be used to add flavor to soups and stocks.