17 Meatless Monday Dinners for People Who Hate Tofu
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17 Meatless Monday Dinners for People Who Hate Tofu

Whether your Meatless Monday is restricted to only one day a week, or you’re full-time living that vegetarian/vegan life, sometimes it can get hard to think up new recipes. These awesome picks are sure to keep your Mondays meatless for many months more.

1. Arugula, Brie and Mushroom Pasta: Sometimes, you don’t even need to think of meat to make a meal. (Photo via Judy Holtz)

2. Homemade Veggie Chorizo: Yup, it’s “chorizo,” but it’s not real meat, and it’s not tofu (hint: There’s some sweet potato in there. (Photo via Maggie Gorman)

3. Apple Chickpea Hash: Can we say “YUM” any louder? No? This recipe is for those days when your timer is set for 20 minutes. (Photo via Kenda Valkema)

4. Black Bean and Corn Chili: You don’t need meat to make chili awesome. All you need is 5 ingredients to make enough to last an entire week. (Photo via Kelda Baljon)

5. Sweet Potato and Lentil Salad: Lentils are pretty filling and so are potatoes, so I wouldn’t worry about going hungry. (Photo via Amanda Gajdosik)

6. Warm Quinoa Salad With Cumin Lime Vinaigrette: Quinoa is everything. It’s hearty, nourishing and happens to be an entirely complete protein in itself. (Photo via Julia Maguire)

7. Butternut Squash With Garlic and Thyme: Butternut squash is amazing. Just saying. This classic fall ingredient just got even more delicious. (Photo via Julia Maguire)

8. Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Goat Cheese Pasta: Can’t get enough of those pasta dishes, but this one isn’t made with your typical tomato sauce. (Photo via Maggie Gorman)

9. Ricotta Crostinis with Figs and Honey: Doesn’t this seem like an elegant dinner you’d get at a restaurant? You can impress your friends by making it look like it took you a lot longer on your meal than it really did. (Photo via Julia Maguire)

10. Black Bean Burritos: Meatless Monday? Taco Tuesday? What’s the difference? Even meat lovers would be satisfied with this meatless dish. (Photo via Santina Renzi)

11. Sweet Potato Lentil Soup: Sometimes, you just want soup. Especially when it’s this easy to make. (Photo via Sarah Silbiger)

12. Creamy Mushroom Rotini: Another day, another pasta dish. Try this out if you feel like you need something creamy. (Photo via Devon Carlson)

13. Wild Rice and Veggie Stuffed Pepper: Something about stuffed peppers just screams awesome. (Photo via Megan Prendergast)

14. Chipotle Sweet Potato Tacos: Now that’s both spicy and sweet. There’s no combo like black beans and sweet potatoes. (Photo via Ali Toes)

15. Crispy Quinoa Black Bean Burger: Why haven’t you made this yet? Yeah, you have no good reason. This burger will save you time, money, and calories. (Photo via Sally Zhang)

16. Veggie Casserole: Nothing heartier and healthier than a casserole made of veggies. (Photo via Rachel Cali and Sarah Cali)

17. Pizza-nini: The vegans should stay away from this one (or use substitutes). Add some veggies to make it go from Pizza-nini to Veggie Supreme. (Photo via Tarika Narain)

Original post by Caitlin Wolper for Spoon University.