27+ Quick and Easy Vegetarian Recipes: Meat-Free Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Updated July 26, 2017


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If you're a vegetarian, you know that it can sometimes be hard to find recipes that fit your dietary needs. With 27+ Quick and Easy Vegetarian Recipes: Meat-Free Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, you don't need to look any further! So many recipes out there include meat in one way or another, whether it's a sprinkling of bacon bits or a full-on chicken. It's especially difficult to find vegetarian dinner recipes that will please the whole family, since kids tend to be picky eaters!

To give you a hand, we've rounded up more than 27 of the best vegetarian recipes on our site - just for you! All of these vegetarian meal ideas are family-friendly and kid-approved, making your weekly cooking that much easier. You'll find breakfast ideas for vegetarians, side dishes, vegetarian dinner recipes, and more. These recipes use vegetables to their full advantage, combining them with spices and seasonings to create vegetarian dishes that pack a punch. No matter what meal you're cooking, you'll find plenty of vegetarian recipe ideas here that will suit your needs! You will love exploring new types of cuisine when you take a look at these vegetarian meals. In addition, many of these recipes are easy to make, so you can get them on the table without much fuss. Whether you've been a vegetarian for years or just want to try cooking something new, these recipes are sure to please.

27+ Easy Vegetarian Recipes: Meat-Free Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Breakfast Ideas for Vegetarians

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you're looking for an easy vegetarian breakfast, these five breakfast recipes have got your back. Each one is filling, nutritious, and of course, vegetarian! Whether you're craving salty or sweet, there are vegetarian breakfast recipes here for you. These recipes can be served any day of the week, but are also special enough to serve at your family's next big brunch, too. If you're pressed for time, you could prepare some of these recipes the night before. You'll love starting your day on the right foot with these hearty, filling, and delicious recipes!

Vegetarian Lunch Ideas

By the time lunch rolls around, you're probably craving something that's not too heavy but will give you that energy boost you need to get through the day. These vegetarian lunch recipes include sandwiches and salad recipes that are full of veggies to get you out of that midday slump! If you're tired of preparing the same sandwich or want to eat something more nourishing than whatever you could find in a vending machine, then these vegetarian meals are for you. You'll love the bold variety of flavors and seasonings in these recipes! In addition, some of these recipes can be made in advance, so add these recipes to your meal prep rotation.

Vegetarian Dinner Recipes

Finding meatless recipes for weeknight meals can be a hassle, but these vegetarian dinner recipes are mmm-azing. Filling and flavorful, each of these delicious vegetarian recipes is chock-full of vegetables and spices to create a unique dinner experience you won't soon forget! We've even included a recipe for mushroom caps, which can be served as sandwiches or incorporated in some of your favorite vegetarian meals for added flavor. The next time you feel your meal planning is stuck in a rut, make sure to change things up with these recipes. You'll love having an assortment of meals right at your fingertips that are anything but dull and tasteless. 

Vegetarian Recipes for Side Dishes

Sometimes it's the side dish that makes the meal. Each of these vegetarian side dishes goes perfectly with any dinner. Non-vegetarians will love them too, so they're perfect to bring along to a potluck or dinner party! Some of these side dishes are so hearty, they could just about be served as the main dish at a potluck or for a busy weeknight dinner. You'll love the bold use of flavors in these tasty side dishes.

What is your favorite vegetarian meal to share with friends?


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If you like caesar salad, you HAVE to try it grilled in the summertime. The creamy dressing goes so well with the slightly wilted and charred lettuce.

Oooh! That vanilla almond granola looks delicious! Added to my list.


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