Vegetables play the starring role in these easy meals, ready in 30 minutes or less
Make easy eggplant sandwiches by using naan bread to wrap the grilled vegetables for easy and delicious eating. Creamy Greek
yogurt sauce adds a tangy flavor.
Recipe: Grilled Eggplant Naan Wraps with Tahini-Yogurt Dressing
This quick-cooking risotto incorporates a landmark spring ingredient: fresh asparagus.
Recipe: Asparagus Risotto
Romesco is a classic Spanish sauce made of ground tomatoes, peppers, onions, garlic, olive oil, and almonds. We turned it
into a twist on cream of tomato soup, with lentils added for a nice protein boost.
Recipe: Romesco Soup
Oyster sauce adds wonderful 'umami' to this Asian-inspired dish, and can be found in the ethnic foods aisle of most supermarkets.
Serve over fluffy rice for a satisfying meal.
Recipe: Stir-fried Eggplant and Tofu
This Southwestern-inspired soup hits all the right notes: solid protein from the beans, crunchiness from the cucumber, creaminess
from the avocado, a sweet hit of acidity from the citrus, and a hint of spice.
Recipe: Black Bean Soup with Avocado, Orange, and Cucumber
This Greek pita recipe can be put together easily for a quick and fun dinner. Grill Mediterranean halloumi cheese for a tasty,
gooey base to the sandwich.
Recipe: Grilled Halloumi Pitas
The gentle, nutty flavor of soba noodles, which are made with buckwheat flour, complements the fresh crunch of vegetables
in this cold salad.
Recipe: Cold Soba Salad with Crisp Vegetables
This hearty, less-is-more stew riffs on rustic Italian flavors. Serve with crusty bread and a green salad.
Recipe: Escarole and Cannellini Bean Stew
Whole-wheat pasta lends extra nuttiness to this Indonesian-inspired vegetarian entrée.
Recipe: Sesame Broccoli Pasta
This recipe gets its wonderful flavor from Ras el hanout, an aromatic Moroccan spice mix.
Recipe: Seven-Vegetable Couscous
Serve these refreshing no-cook rolls for dinner, or cut them into thirds and spear each with a toothpick to turn them into
hors d'oeuvres for a vegetarian Vietnamese-themed feast.
Recipe: Vietnamese Noodle Rolls
Earthy sweet potatoes add depth to this vegetarian chili. New Mexico chile powder is fruity and mild, so don’t be scared off
by the generous amount called for here. Feel free to swap in any other kind of chile powder you have on hand—just use less
Recipe: Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili
Pan-searing sliced tofu gives it a meatiness that’s deliciously offset by crunchy vegetables and a drizzle of black bean sauce
(pour on a little less if you’re salt-sensitive). The Asian ingredients can be found in any large grocery store.
Recipe: Tofu and Rice Noodles with Black Bean Sauce