We’re making it easier than ever to cook up a seriously delicious vegetarian meal the entire family with enjoy. From fully loaded vegan nacho recipes to unbelievably tasty grilled za’atar carrots with halloumi, these protein-filled vegetarian recipes are nutritious, flavourful and filling — truly making them the best of the best!
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Enchiladas
Comfort food meets healthy eating in this easy vegetarian recipe: a hearty slow cooker dinner that’s packed with nutrition. Sweet potatoes star in the dish, which is smothered in a silky spice-filled sauce that’ll fill your kitchen with a mouthwatering aroma.
Coconut-Crusted Cauliflower Tacos
Take your taco game to the next level by coating cauliflower florets in a shredded coconut batter. Then, whip up a quick avocado crema and mango cabbage slaw. The end result: a vegetarian flavour explosion with every bite.
Slow Cooker Saag Paneer
All you need is 10 minutes and a slow cooker to prep this drool-worthy vegetarian main. Loaded with spinach, paneer (Indian cheese), coconut milk and a whole host of herbs and spices, it’ll warm up your insides. Don’t forget to serve with a side of naan bread!
Make-Ahead Vegetable Strata
Whether you’re hosting a family brunch or you’re looking for a no-fail weekday breakfast or dinner staple, this hearty veggie-packed casserole is it. Featuring gooey goat cheese and chunks of sourdough bread, it takes less than an hour to whip together.
Creamy Gluten-Free Kabocha Squash Gnocchi
You heard it here: gnocchi is far easier to make at home than the average cook assumes. This version uses nutrient-rich Japanese kabocha squash instead of white potato for a gorgeous hue and bold flavour. It’s also gluten-free thanks to a mix of brown rice flour and buckwheat flour. Plus, the garlic sage cream sauce is seriously addictive. Bon appetit!
Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo
Forget standard fettucine alfredo. Adding a can of pumpkin puree into the mix elevates the vegetarian pasta dish to a new level of creamy and comforting (plus, it only takes 15 minutes to make!)
Grilled Stuffed Zucchini Boats With Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
When it comes to hearty and nutritious vegetarian recipes, these grilled zucchini boats stuffed with lentils and rice make the perfect summer meal. For an extra pop of flavour, add some crumbled feta when serving.
You don’t need the meat to make this satisfying hunter-style meal. Wine, capers and fresh herbs infuse meaty mushrooms, carrots, zucchini and peppers with flavour as they bubble away in a beautiful tomato-based medley. Serve over rice or egg noodles for a filling Italian, vegetarian dinner.
Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Galette
This vegetarian galette (read: an all-butter pastry filled with roasted butternut squash, onions, sage and goat cheese) is just as satisfying in flavour as it is show-stopping in appearance.
Grilled Za’atar Carrots With Halloumi and Mint
Even tried and true carnivores tire of meat at some point during barbecue season. One of summer’s best vegetarian recipes that you just have to try combines sweet grilled carrots, salty halloumi, fresh mint, honey and za’atar.
Hearty Vegetarian Chili With Butternut Squash
With a few different beans and butternut squash (containing complex carbohydrates for sustained energy), this lightened-up version of chili is a make-ahead, family-friendly dinner for both vegans and meat-eaters alike. Replace sour cream and cheese with creamy avocado to keep it fully plant-based (and even more satisfying!).
Fully Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Stuff your sweet potatoes with this vegetarian chili-inspired filling that starts with black beans and tomatoes before adding earthy cumin and bright lime for lots of flavour. Keep filling them as much as you can — as long as they can stand up for the second bake, you’re good.
Filled with the umami flavours of capers, olives, tomatoes and Parmesan cheese, this simple pasta puttanesca is finished with golden, crispy cauliflower.
Moroccan Spiced Cauliflower Bites
Turmeric gives these tasty bites a bright, golden hue. The cool yogurt sauce is the perfect compliment to this warm and flavourful appetizer or side dish.
20-Minute Tuscan White Bean Skillet Dinner
Take your tastebuds to Italy with this quick and easy vegetarian recipe that’s ready in 20 minutes. Made with simple ingredients like white beans, Tuscan kale, artichoke and cherry tomatoes, it’s a satisfying dinner for any night of the week.
Creamy Vegan Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
A velvety sauce is made from cauliflower and nutritional yeast for a vegan, dairy-free version of a classic comfort meal. Mix the sauce into your cooked macaroni and serve it straight from the pot. For an extra special touch, top it with breadcrumbs and shredded vegan cheese, then bake it until golden and bubbly.
Grilled Halloumi Salad
Halloumi elevates any dish, and this fresh salad makes for the perfect vegetarian dinner. Make enough of this hearty salad and you’ll find yourself with plenty left over for lunch the next day.