Our 23 Favorite Vegetarian Recipes of 2016

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Vegetarian cooking has thankfully outgrown its niche and has fully entered the mainstream these past few years. It’s no longer necessary to hide or apologize for the fact that meat is missing from the table. Instead, we celebrate the varied abundance that a vegetarian meal can have, and these 23 recipes are just a hint at what can be accomplished. So dive in!

Vegetarian Pasta and Pizza Recipes

Vegetarian Soups and Salads

Vegetarian Side Dishes

Vegetarian Main Dishes

Vegetarian Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Did you have a favorite new vegetarian recipe in 2016, from Kitchn or elsewhere? Please share! We’d love to hear all about it!