Vegetarian recipes can be just as protein-packed and fulfilling as regular recipes if you manage to find the right ones. Here’s 10 vegetarian recipes that will have even your meat-loving friends wanting seconds (and thirds) of these delicious portions.
1. Black Bean Burgers
Even as a vegetarian, I’m always a little skeptical of bean burgers. However, these burgers are one of the best vegetarian recipes I’ve tried thus far. The recipe is totally vegan as well, so it is perfect to be enjoyed by all. The recipe only takes about 20 minutes and is jam-packed with tons of flavour that will leave you perfectly satisfied afterwards.
2. Jamaican Jerk Grilled Eggplant
This is one of the most inventive vegetarian recipes I’ve seen. These eggplant skewers are super simple and absolutely delicious. I can guarantee that both you and your guests will love the Jamaican jerk flavour of this eggplant and everyone will be wanting more. The best part is that they’re also really healthy, so it’s all the flavour minus the guilt.
3. Potato Salad
Every great barbecue needs some great sides, right? This vegan potato salad is sure to be a crowd favourite at your next barbecue. This recipe has a unique tang to it that is super satisfying and puts a special spin on the old-time classic potato salad recipe. The dish is light while still being filling and might even still the show.
4. Maple Tofu Skewers With Papaya Salsa
This is one of the vegetarian recipes on this list that will be enjoyed by everyone regardless of whether or not they think they like tofu. Tofu gets a bad reputation for being bland, however all it needs is a little TLC and some amazing sauce to go with it. Thankfully, the salsa in this recipe gives all the bang you need to perfect your tofu in a refreshing and healthy manner.
5. Grilled Brie
If you’re a brie lover like myself, it’s kind of hard to go wrong with this cheese no matter how you serve it. However, grilling brie is definitely one of the best (and most mouth-wateringly delicious) of the variations I’ve tried. In no time at all you’ll have a perfect, minimal effort dish that works as the perfect appetizer or side dish for your mains.
6. Vegetarian Pizza
This pizza is filled with all kinds of healthy vegetables that taste fantastic. We all love pizza, so I’m sure this will be a definite crowd-pleaser at your barbecue. This is one of the best comfort food vegetarian recipes out there and is incredibly hearty and satisfying as well. It’s healthy, it’s insatiably good, what more could you ask for?
7. California Grilled Veggie Sandwich
Some nice focaccia on the grill with a heap of vegetables and some cheese? Perfection. This recipe is unwaveringly delicious and filling. Meat-lovers and vegetarians alike will be raving about the plethora of flavours present in this sandwich and will be begging for the recipe. There’s nothing better than vegetarian recipes that are simple and flavourful.
8. Sweet Grilled Peaches
Dessert is arguably the best part of every meal, and these sweet peaches are no exception. This recipe is absolutely delectable and is the perfect way to round-off your array of delicious vegetarian platters for the evening. You only need 3 ingredients and 15 minutes of your time to make one of the most comforting and fulfilling desserts of your life.
9. Grilled Tofu Tacos With Avocado Cream
This is one of the many vegetarian recipes on the list that could arguably put the meat-filled alternative to shame. The tofu is marinated in an exquisite chipotle sauce that is perfectly complemented by the avocado cashew cream to make a mouth-watering meal. These enjoyable tacos should 100% be up next on your list of vegetarian recipes to try.
10. Portobello Peach Burger
To top off our list of vegetarian recipes, we have the perfect amalgamation of sweet and savoury combined in a beautiful burger. This portobello & peach burger is something I certainly never would have thought of myself and is the definition of finger-licking good.