Whether you're in need of some fresh inspiration for Meatless Monday or you want to add another meat-free night to the meal plan, you've come to the right place. These are the dinners that make you feel good about getting extra veggies on everyone's plate. From roasted cauliflower tacos and soba noodle bowls, to vegetable stir-fries and and cheesy veggie melt sandwiches, here are 20 meat-free dinners everyone around the table will enjoy.
Taco Tuesday (and Beyond)
Let these recipes help you broaden your view of Taco Tuesday. Tacos are a given, but burritos, quesadillas, and even nachos (yes, nachos for dinner!) are totally acceptable substitutes.
- Roasted Cauliflower Tacos
- Vegetarian Taco Salad
- Burrito Bowl with Roasted Corn and Poblano Peppers
- Spinach and Refried Bean Quesadillas
- Loaded Black Bean Nachos
Go beyond that jar of red sauce on pasta night. With a little extra work, you'll be rewarded with wholesome, veggie-friendly bowls of pasta the whole family will adore.
- Lemony Pesto Pasta with Edamame & Almonds
- Garlicky Soba Noodle Bowls
- How To Make Creamy Avocado Pasta
- Vegan Beet Pesto Pasta
Breakfast for Dinner
When in doubt, make breakfast for dinner! This tactic is a win-win all around. It's pretty much guaranteed to incite joy around the whole table, plus it's quick, inexpensive, and a fun way to put those leftovers in the fridge to work.
If you've been talking about getting more veggies in your diet, here's some inspiration to help you move them to the forefront of your dinner plate.
- Weeknight Vegetable Stir-Fry
- Cheesy Vegetable Melts
- Slow Cooker Veggie Pot Pie
- Spaghetti Squash with Asparagus, Ricotta, Lemon, and Thyme
We're big proponents of keeping pizza night in the meal plan rotation. It's a total crowd-pleaser and a fun way to use up those veggies lingering in the crisper.