Meatless Meals: 15 Hearty Vegetarian Recipes

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You don’t have to be a vegetarian to appreciate these dishes, which are flavorful and satisfying with hearty ingredients like chickpeas, mushrooms, and cheese. Fresh, seasonal vegetables appear, too, from bright summer tomatoes to earthy autumn beets. Give one of these recipes a try on a Meatless Monday – or any day of the week!

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