25 Vegetarian and Vegan Meals from 2009

The Kitchn's Best Recipes of 2009

Vegan tamales, baked tofu, roasted vegetables on polenta, and the very best veggie burger ever. These were just a few of the vegetarian and vegan recipes we published in 2009. Here's a full roundup of our favorites from this past year; bookmark this for some fresh and healthy January cooking! Photos above have captions with links to the pictured recipe.

Vegan Recipes
Curried Udon Noodle Stir-Fry
Couscous with Raisins, Pine Nuts, and Capers
Hijiki with Carrots
Baked Tofu
Vegetarian Guinness Stew

Tofu Steak with Miso and Ginger
Very Simple Dal Palak
Watercress and Cabbage Stir-Fry
Vegan Corn Tamales
Fresh Vegetable Sandwich

Breanne's Polenta with Black Beans and Coconut Tomato
Quebecois Feves au Lard, or Maple Baked Beans (the vegan version)
Black Rice with Edamame
Lauren's New Orleans-Style Vegan Muffuletta
Jean's Roasted Vegetables on Creamy Polenta

Potato Tacos (Tacos de Papa)
Megan's Tempeh Reubens
Hearty and Healthy Apple Muffins
Sweet Potatoes with Star Anise, Ginger, and Lime

Vegetarian Recipes
Nutloaf

Butternut Squash, Sage, and Parmesan Pasties
Best-Ever Veggie Burgers from Northstar Cafe
Bánh Mì with Lemongrass Tofu
Grilled Eggplant Topped with Goat Cheese and Tomato
Melinda's Spaghetti Squash With Avocado and Parmesan

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Welcome to The Kitchn's end-of-year roundup! We are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the last year, including lots of recipes. We are also shaking out our reader mailbag, and giving you a few more great guest posts from our friends.

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