13 Quick Weeknight Vegetarian Dinners That Actually Fill You Up

Embrace #MeatlessMonday with these quick and ridiculously healthy 60-minute meals.

January 5, 2017
tomato bread salad
Christopher Testani

No time? No problem. Take a break from your busy day to whip up a healthy dinner. Quick, easy, and vegetarian, these recipes are sure to satisfy.  

More: How To Do A Bone Broth Diet If You're Vegetarian

Skip ordering the takeout tonight because dinner will be ready in 60-minutes (or less). 

This article was originally published by our partners at Rodale Wellness.

chickpea bolognese
1/13 Photograph courtesy of Thug Kitchen, LLC
Chickpea Bolognese

Sure, bolognese is usually made with ground beef, but we'll take a hard pass on that questionable pink slime.

Get the Chickpea Bolognese recipe from Thug Kitchen 101.

coconut cranberry soup
2/13 Mitch Mandel
Coconut-Cranberry Soup

When you find an unlikely mix—like that of coconut and cranberry—you'll get a hearty soup that closely resembles your favorite Thanksgiving side. 

Get the Coconut-Cranberry Soup recipe from Bulletproof: The Cookbook.

corn and fava bean tacos
3/13 Thomas MacDonald
Corn + Fava Bean Tacos

Go vegetarian with this vegan-friendly recipe. After all, beans are a powerhouse food, so load up for extra nutrients.

Get the Corn & Fava Bean Tacos recipe from The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking.

curried cauliflower
4/13 Mitch Mandel
Curried Cauliflower Steak + Coconut Creamed Spinach

When combined with coconut creamed spinach, this cauliflower steak is a great option when you're Bulletproof protein fasting.

Get the Curried Cauliflower Steak & Coconut Creamed Spinach recipe from Bulletproof: The Cookbook.

mac n cheese
5/13 Lauren Volo
Dreamy Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese

Now you can enjoy a satisfying and mouthwatering mac 'n' cheese version with zero guilt.

Get the Dreamy Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese recipe from Cook Yourself Sexy.

ginger noodle soup
6/13 Photograph courtesy of Thug Kitchen, LLC
Ginger Curry Noodle Soup

Serve this up when you've got someone to impress or just when you wanna practice some self-care.

Get the Ginger Curry Noodle Soup from Thug Kitchen 101.

tomato bread salad
7/13 Christopher Testani
Italian Tomato-Bread Salad

With just a little bit of crunch and some lemon zest, the simple and elegant salad gets a fresh twist. 

Get the Italian Tomato-Bread Salad recipe from Keepers

gruyere tart
8/13 Ryan Szulc
Mushroom, Leek + Gruyère Tart

With a support staff of herbs, cheese, and garlic, this recipe lets the earthiness of mushrooms shine.

Get the Mushroom, Leek & Gruyère Tart from Messy Baker.

pasta primavera
9/13 Mitch Mandel
Pasta Primavera

Even though the original preparation featured just springtime vegetables—fresh peas, tiny asparagus, and small onions—pasta primavera is made with seasonal vegetables throughout the year.

Get the Pasta Primavera recipe from The Healthy You Diet.

raw corn soup
10/13 Tara Donne
Raw Native Corn Soup With Basil

This soup started as a vegan corn chowder and transformed into the epitome of a truly refreshing, chilled treat.

Get the Raw Native Corn Soup With Basil recipe from Soup Cleanse Cookbook.

sweet potato pumpkin salad
11/13 Mitch Mandel
Sweet Potato + Pumpkin Seed Salad

This salad, filled with a variety of flavors and textures is topped with a chili powder that provides just a touch of spice. Get your taste buds ready. 

Get the Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Seed Salad recipe from Runner's World Meals on the Run.

tortilla soup
12/13 Photograph courtesy of Thug Kitchen, LLC
Tortilla Soup

This old-school Southwestern soup is so good, even your grandma would approve. 

Get the Tortilla Soup recipe from Thug Kitchen.

zucchini cheese bake
13/13 Photograph courtesy of Andy Ryan Photography, Inc.
Zucchini Cheese Bake

This recipe is one of the best ways to use leftover zucchini and makes imaginative use of zucchini and any kind of cheese. 

Get the Zucchini Cheese Bake recipe from From Grandma's Kitchen.

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