20 Family-Friendly Vegetarian Dinners for Every Night of the Week

(Image credit: Lauren Volo)

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.

How To Make Creamy Avocado Pasta(Image credit: Lauren Volo)

Pasta Night

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.

Mushroom-Asparagus Frittata(Image credit: Karen Biton-Cohen)

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.

Spaghetti Squash with Asparagus(Image credit: Jenny Huang)

Veggie-Centric Suppers

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.

Rainbow Pizza(Image credit: Lauren Volo)

Pizza Night

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.