Vegetarian Recipes by Category
 
 

Vegetarian Recipes by Category

All Red and Ready-to-Go Pizza
Put the flat bread spread with the toppings on a toaster oven tray and use the "top brown" setting. It's ready when the cheese bubbles, in three to five minutes.

Amish Potatoes with Lima Beans
Cubed potatoes are sautéed with onions and lima beans and seasoned with parsley and paprika.

Apple Carrot Salad
Perfect combination of fall flavors
Apple Coffee Cake
This cake gets its moistness from the apples and raisins, so it requires little oil.

Barley Pilaf
This is a lovely side dish for chicken or fish.

Base for a Variation on Hummus
Keep this on hand for a quick meal, or prepare in batches to give as gifts.

Blender Bean Dip
Process the beans and spices in a blender, then refrigerate until ready to serve with baked corn chips or toasted whole-wheat pita triangles.

Blueberry Banana Smoothie
Bananas that are getting past ripe work perfectly in smoothies. Peel them, wrap them in plastic, and freeze them.

Blue-Green Canapés
Healthy appetizers for you and your guests.

Broccoli and Walnut Salad
This nutty salad is chock full of vegetables and complementary flavors.

Bronzed Mushrooms
Fabulous creamed mushrooms that can be served over toast, pasta, chicken, or beef.

Carrot Oat Bran Muffins
Applesauce adds moistness without fat. A non-nutritive sweetener also cuts the calories.

Cheddar-Vegetable Surprise
Each serving contains about 202 calories, 10 g protein, 4 g fat (18 percent calories from fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 33 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, and 551 mg sodium.

Ciabatta Pizza
Ciabatta, the Italian flat bread popular in toasted sandwiches, makes a handy pizza base. You can reduce the carbs and calories slightly by pulling out some of the soft interior.

Classic Tomato Sauce
A 1/2-cup serving of the basic sauce contains approximately 71 calories, 3 g protein, 2 g fat, and 12 g carbohydrates.

Do-It-Yourself Minestrone Soup
In a large pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrots, celery, garlic, and pot herbs.

Do-It-Yourself Trail Mix
Toss wheat cereal and cashews with raisins, dried blueberries, dried cranberries, or chopped dried apricots.

Florentine-Swiss Omelet for One
Two eggs, shredded spinach, and reduced-fat Swiss are perfect partners.

Fresh Cranberry Applesauce
Cook chopped apples and cranberries in the microwave for four minutes. Then stir in sugar or sweetener and mash with a fork to desired consistency.

Fresh Lemon Broccoli Pesto-Style Sauce
Put all ingredients in blender and blend for about 20 seconds. If mixture is too thick, add a little more vegetable broth. Serve hot or cold.

Fresh Mushroom Sauce
Pour over pasta or serve with grilled meat, chicken, or fish.

Fresh Tomato Sauce
Mix all ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use, or use immediately. To make the dipping sauce, put it in a blender and blend on high about 10 seconds.

Fruited Buckwheat Pancakes
Add chopped peaches after you have poured the pancakes on the griddle.

Fruity Nutty Spinach
A salad that provides a host of health benefits.

Garlic Walnut Sauce
This is a great sauce for meat, fish, fowl, or pasta. You can also use it as a spread for crackers or bread.

Garlic Whipped Potatoes
Boil potatoes with garlic, then mash with sour cream, and whip until smooth.

Go Swiss with Rosti
Rosti has been called the national dish of German-speaking Switzerland. Rosti is similar to hash browns and is usually topped with cheese.

Herb Roasted Potatoes
Roast new potatoes with fresh rosemary and a little olive oil.

Lima Bean, Mushroom, and Barley Soup
A protein-packed vegetable soup.

Mediterranean Vegetable Strata
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes and let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

Mushroom Barley Soup
A fast and delicious meal that's perfect for lunch or dinner.

Oriental Greens
After combining ingredients, cover and chill for two hours before serving.

Pear and Quinoa Salad
A salad that's packed with protein.

Pineapple Smoothies
Just three ingredients: pineapple chunks, vanilla yogurt, and ice. Quick and yummy!

Pink Lemonade
Turn your lemonade pink with fresh, ripe strawberries.

Pitcher-Perfect Iced Tea
You can use regular, decaffeinated, or herbal tea. Let it steep for five to seven minutes.

Polenta with Peppers and Cheese
Southwestern flavors add flare to this easy favorite.

Raspberry Mustard Dip
You can buy ready-made raspberry mustard, but you won’t find the depth of flavor you get when you mix your own.

Red Rosemary Vinegar
To prepare as a gift, strain the vinegar into pretty bottles. Add a fresh sprig of rosemary to each.

Roasted Asparagus
Roast for 15 to 20 minutes (depending on thickness of asparagus), shaking once to turn spears. Pour on balsamic vinegar and serve hot or at room temperature.

Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms with Rosemary
Roasting really brings out the flavors of this delicious combination.

Roasted Vegetables
Roast carrots, turnips, squash, and garlic for about an hour, stirring once or twice.

Seedless Raspberry Sauce
This takes some patience, but you will be rewarded with a rich, seedless sauce, perfect for topping anything from fruit, to meat, to chocolate cake!

Skillet Zucchini with Chopped Tomatoes
Fast and easy side dish that's ready in minutes.

Spicy Asian Veggie Pasta
Serve this dish hot, at room temperature, or chilled as a side dish—to grilled salmon, for instance.

Stacked Fruit Salad for One
Cover the salad loosely and refrigerate, unless you're ready to eat it at once.

Strawberry Spinach Salad
Sweet and savory combine into a delicious Spring salad.

Strawberry Spread
A healthy topper for toast, waffle or pancakes.

Strawberry-Kiwi Spritzer
For a cool, summer drink, mash kiwi and strawberries and mix with plain seltzer and ice.

Stuffed Peppers
This meal is generally lightly seasoned, which allows each diner to add condiments to individual taste.

Summer Squash Saute
This recipe takes about 10 minutes to cook, once you’ve cut all your vegetables. It’s a good dish to top pasta or serve with grilled chicken, lean beef, or salmon.

Summer Vegetable Curry
Serve with hot rice and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.

Tofu Stir-Fry
This dish takes only minutes to prepare. Shrimp are a nice addition.

Topped Potatoes
Sour cream or butter taste delicious on baked potatoes, but they come with a price: Both contain saturated fat and cholesterol. Here's a healthy, and tasty, alternative topping for your next baked potato.

Tortilla Pizzas
Low-calorie, kid-friendly recipe that provides 1 cup of healthy vegetables per serving!

Updated Macaroni and Cheese
A healthier version of an all-time family favorite.

Vegetable Dip Mix
These ingredients are in the right proportions for one batch of dip mix. For a gift jar, keep adding a round of all five ingredients until you have enough to fill the jar.

Vegetable Tart
Pre-bake the crust, then spoon in the filling and top with shredded cheese.

Vegetarian Chili
Textured vegetable protein makes this dish a hearty vegetarian meal.

Whole-Grain Party Mix
You can make a healthier party mix by using whole-grain cereals, olive oil instead of butter or margarine, and soy nuts or wasabi peas rather than the usual mixed nuts.