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.
A variety of vegetables, a rich tomato base, and just the right amount of spice make this vegetarian chili a satisfying option in only 35 minutes. Vegetarians will ask for this chili again and again. You may even convert meat lovers to vegetarian chili!
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.