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Meals without Meat for Lent or Meatless Mondays
Lent’s on its way and that means it's time to give something up and avoid meat on Fridays. But even if you don't observe lent, the meatless Monday phenomenon might just have you considering eating more meatless meals anyway.
Whatever the reason, if you are going meatless, these 10 meals are fabulous dinner options. (Click on underlined titles or photos to get the recipe pages.)
1.) Sweet Potato Soup
Sweet potatoes are often heralded as one of the world;s healthiest foods, and in this hearty soup they are a start. It’s infused with apple, spices and other yummy flavors -- perfect for an evening meal.
2.) Nelson House Shrimp and Tomatoes
A fabulous, flavorful shrimp dish that is easy to make and will have you licking the pan. Well, maybe not actually licking it -- but wanting to.
3.) Eggplant Parmesan
This classic meatless dish is hearty comfort food, perfect for when you want something meaty -- without the meat.
4.) Black Bean Pasta Cancun
The fun name of this vegetarian dish totally caught my eye, and the fun tropical-inspired flavors sound incredible. Lime, cumin and black beans, oh my!
5.) Incredibly Creamy Potato Soup
Another comfort food, this vegetarian potato soup will fill you up and keep you satisfied.
6.) Mexican Polenta Pie
Looking for something a step out of the ordinary? This spicy polenta pie sounds delish.
7.) Minestrone Soup
It’s a classic, and with a salad and bread, this tasty soup makes a great (with leftovers for all week).
8.) Three-Pepper Pasta
The rainbow hues of the veggies in this pasta dish are awesome. And it’s so easy!
9.) Zesty White Bean Burgers
Who says that burgers are only for the meat-eating days? These tasty ones look amazing … make mine extra guac!
10.) Mediterranean Eggs
Eggs for dinner can be a tremendous treat, and these ones (infused with fresh veggies!) are a perfect candidate for an eggy dinner.
Here's our featured recipe, Incredibly Creamy Potato Soup. For other recipes, click on the underlined titles or photos.
Sarah W. Caron (aka scaron) is a food writer, editor and blogger who writes about family-friendly foods and raising a healthy family at Sarah’s Cucina Bella.