Turbo-charge your health -- and help the planet -- just by incorporating more vegetarian meals into your diet. We've gathered vegetarian recipes that the whole family will love.
Black beans, crushed tomatoes, zucchini, carrots, and corn make this quick chili a stick-to-your-ribs meal. Serve with a selection of garnishes such as chopped tomatoes, shredded cheese, sour cream, and cilantro.
Escarole sauteed in butter and garlic takes on a silky texture. When it's paired with nutty whole-wheat pasta and Gorgonzola cheese, you'll never miss the meat in this boldly flavored vegetarian main dish.
Season asparagus and scallions with the oil from a jar of sun-dried tomatoes, and grill until they are caramelized and tender. Grill ovals of purchased pizza dough before topping each one with ricotta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and the grilled vegetables.
Season slabs of portobello mushrooms, zucchini, and red onion with oregano and roast until browned and tender. To assemble these satisfying vegetarian tacos, fold the roasted vegetables into corn tortillas with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and fresh salsa.
Japanese eggplant and shiitake mushrooms are steamed until tender and dressed in a peanut sauce flavored with ginger, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and brown sugar. Serve this Asian-inspired vegetarian main dish over jasmine rice, brown rice, or noodles.
To make the tasty filling for these vegetarian burritos, season sauteed onions, garlic, and jalapeno with cumin and tomato paste, then stir into pinto beans and corn. Roll up the mixture in flour tortillas with rice and Monterey Jack cheese, and wrap each burrito tightly in foil to freeze for quick, nutritious meals any time.