23 Vegetarian Recipes That Make Meatless Monday the Best Day of the Week

No matter if you’re vegetarian for a day, week, month or life, these meatless recipes are going to be tickling your taste buds. This list is full of vegetarian comfort foods, healthy meals and easy dinners that are definitely worth checking out and adding to your Recipe Box.

Creamy Vegetarian Pot Pie

“This creamy vegetarian pot pie is the ultimate dinner recipe. Filled with fresh vegetables, creamy cheese sauce and topped with puff pastry.” – Alida


Sheet Pan Cauliflower Fajitas

“Sheet Pan Cauliflower Fajitas! Cauliflower takes the place of meat in these mouthwatering, flavorful vegetarian fajitas. Serve with tortillas, vegan sour cream, guacamole and maybe some refried beans on the side.” – Nora


Green Pizza with Pesto, Feta, Artichokes, and Broccoli

“This Green Pizza with Pesto, Feta, Artichokes, and Broccoli is packed with delicious veggies, flavorful homemade pesto, and lots of ooey, gooey cheese!” – Ginnie


Lemon Orzo Chickpea Soup

“This Lemony Orzo Chickpea Soup recipe is a vegetarian spin on Greek avgolemono soup. It’s cozy yet light, brightened up with lots of lemon juice and fresh herbs, and made extra creamy by folding a few eggs into the broth (instead of cream).” – Ali


Spinach Artichoke Macaroni and Cheese

“One day Spinach and Artichoke met at a salad bar and Artichoke’s heart missed a beat. It was love, and they married the next day. But the two were so different. Other salad toppings were critical when Artichoke announced her pregnancy. What monster of a baby could arise from such a union? Behold: Nine months later Macaroni and Cheese emerged! And by thunder, she was the most beautiful thing since blue cheese.” – Yammie


Ramen Noodle Stir Fry

“This Ramen Noodle Stir Fry comes together in just 15 minutes for a delicious quick and easy meal! It’s made 10 simple ingredients and can be modified to add in any veggies, protein or toppings you love!” – Jess


5 Ingredient Gnocchi, Broccoli and White Bean Bake

“This 5 Ingredient Gnocchi, Broccoli and White Bean Bake is ready in just 30 minutes and is perfect for a quick and easy vegetarian dinner that everyone will love!” – Izzy


Quinoa Chili

“Quinoa chili made in one pot on the stovetop in 30 minutes or less! This easy dinner recipe is packed with good-for-you ingredients and delicious seasonings. You won’t miss the meat in this vegetarian dinner.” – Chelsea


Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Spinach Spaghetti Squash

“Aiming to eat more veggies? This Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Spinach Spaghetti Squash recipe packs an entire package of spinach swirled with an easy cheesy cream sauce.” – Jenn


Easy Roasted Veggie Tacos

“An easy vegetarian tacos recipe filled with easy roasted cauliflower, roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, topped with vegan chipotle lime cashew crema. These roasted sweet potato + cauliflower tacos are totally weeknight-friendly, made in 40 minutes or less, making this the perfect vegetarian taco recipe for Taco Tuesday!” – Jess


Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet

“A healthy vegetarian Mexican-inspired dinner: butternut squash and black bean enchilada skillet. Ready in less than 30 minutes with 13g fiber & 16g protein.” – Monique


Grandma’s Baked Eggplant Parmesan

“My grandmother’s easy Baked Eggplant Parmesan is a delicious vegetarian dinner that only requires 15 minutes of prep! This recipe simplifies the classic Italian dish for a quick-prep, kid-friendly weeknight meal!” – Blair


Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Seeds and Goat Cheese

“Slightly crispy roasted Brussels sprouts topped with crunchy pomegranate seeds and crumbled goat cheese – what’s not to love? I mean, for real. How can you not want to jump into this picture?” – Brandy


White Bean Soup

“This white bean soup is a warm hug on a chilly winter day… and man have we had more than a few of those lately! The slight spiciness of the broth, thanks to the crushed red pepper, gives it an extra kick of warmth to make each bowl even more comforting.” – Ginny


Cauliflower Fried Rice

“If you’re looking for a vegetarian low carb dinner idea, you’re going to love this guide on how to make cauliflower fried rice!” – Sarah


Easy Healthy Vegetarian Zucchini Meatballs

“You’ll love these meatless, easy, healthy, vegetarian Zucchini Meatballs for a delicious dinner! Serve them up with your favorite pasta sauce and noodles for a dinner your friends and family will love!” – Aimee


Vegetarian Mexican Casserole

“The best vegetarian mexican casserole recipe with bell pepper, corn, black beans, enchilada sauce, and cheese. A hearty and delicious vegetarian dinner recipe.” – Joy


Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower

“Crunchy baked breaded cauliflower pieces are coated with honey garlic sauce. It’s an easy and delicious weeknight meal.” – Kirbie


Vegetable Lo Mein

“Skip the restaurants and make this better than take-out vegetable lo-mein!” – Stephanie


Vegan Burrito

“This vegan burrito is stuffed with brown rice, black beans, corn, vegan sour cream, and guacamole. Vegan burritos are the perfect comfort food. And they’re so easy to make! Make them for a simple weeknight dinner.” – Sina


White Truffle Mac and Cheese

“This cheesy Mushroom Truffle Mac and Cheese can be made in one skillet and in under 30 minutes. It combines truffle oil, mushrooms and parmesan cheese for a super tasty variation on traditional macaroni and cheese.” – Erin


Sesame Tofu with Broccoli Recipe

“Easy and healthy sesame tofu recipe, air fry or bake it before coating in an oil free sticky garlic ginger sesame sauce. Crispy golden around the edges using maple syrup instead of honey, gluten free and vegan!” – Florentina


Roasted Peppers Stuffed with Corn, Zucchini, Quinoa, & Tomatoes

“What I love about this recipe is that you can prepare it ahead of time — you can stuff the partially roasted peppers with the filling, then stash them in the fridge or leave at room temperature until you are ready to pop them in the oven for their final bake.” – Alexandra