32 hearty vegetarian dishes
Here are some hearty recipes everyone can love
Technically a seed (so no gluten), quinoa is touted as a superfood for its high fiber and protein. The runny yolk of a poached egg creates a little sauce on top.
This gently spicy dish uses a North Indian technique called tadka or chaunk: seasonings are sizzled in hot oil or clarified butter, then swirled into the lentils right before serving for a massive flavor boost.
We updated ribollita, a hearty, comforting Tuscan vegetable soup thickened with lots of day-old bread, with this lighter version. Make sure to sub in vegetable broth for chicken.
Flavorful ginger, garlic and a medley of spices produce a robust heat, while also providing an array of health benefits. Try pairing with brown rice and a dollop of yogurt to cool things down.
Black beans give these enchiladas their name, since they darken the red chili sauce. Try adding diced bananas to the cucumber and cilantro topping for a more authentic Yucatecan taste.
Recipe: Enchiladas Negras
Our version of this Filipino favorite is based on a garlicky, peppery one at House of Sisig in Daly City, California. Substitute vegetable broth for chicken.
A fragrant, brothy pile of chewy couscous, spicy vegetables, and tangy-sweet onions takes the chill out of the air when the cool season comes.
Ricotta salata is a firm, slightly salty, and very mild sheep's-milk cheese. If you’ve got a surplus of eggs, this dish provides a delicious way to use them up.
We've tossed spaghetti squash with a spicy cream sauce and baked it, mac-'n'-cheese-style, for a warming, hearty dish that doubles easily and reheats beautifully.