15 Reasons to Curry It Up on Meatless Mondays
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15 Reasons to Curry It Up on Meatless Mondays

We were spoiled with Meatless Mondays this summer. We basked in the sun with some nourishing gazpachos and we ate ALL of the vegetarian tacos our bellies could handle. But now that the chilly weather is upon us, we’re dying to turn your attention to our fave vegetarian comfort foods and give you some life-altering, belly-warming inspo. In addition to these drool-worthy vegetarian casseroles, we’ve got 15 appetizing curry dishes that will leave you satisfied for all the fall days to come.

1. Slow Cooker Pumpkin, Chickpea and Red Lentil Curry: With the inclusion of pumpkin, this Indian-inspired curry is perfect for when all of that fall inspiration hits you. It’s silky, robust and flavorful AF. The real kicker is that it’s made in the slow cooker, so it’s hot and ready for you when you get home after a long day. (via Kitchen Treaty)

2. Thai Green Curry: It’s easy to stumble onto a coconut curry kick because it’s so gosh darn delicious. The best part is that you can easily make use of seasonal ingredients, so it’s *always* fresh and nourishing. Spring veggies are used here, but they could easily be subbed with the best from this fall’s harvest. (via Cookie and Kate)

3. Red Curry Lentil Stew: This hearty stew is jumping with flavors. It’s a perfect way to use that winter squash, and you’ll love spooning through the richness of the coconut milk to get a nice helping of lentils. This dish is easy to throw together, making it ideal for quick weekday lunches to bring to the office. (via With Food and Love)

4. Vegan Red Lentil and Potato Curry: Both sweet potatoes and white potatoes are mixed into this hearty and mouth-watering red lentil curry. Spoon yourself a generous helping over some brown rice, and you’ve got yourself a healthy recipe for pure contentment. (via Endurance Zone)

5. Thai Green Curry With Broccoli and Asparagus: You can have this glorious meal on the table in under 35 minutes. Get a generous dose of greens in this smooth and milky curry by adding broccoli, peas and asparagus. For an added crunch and extra *yum* factor, garnish with raw cashews or peanuts. (via Cook Nourish Bliss)

6. Sweet Corn Curry: If you’re looking for ways to use up the rest of your summer corn, this recipe has you covered. With a swirl of silky coconut milk, this scrumptious curry is served atop a bed of cauliflower rice to keep things light. (via Yup.. It’s Vegan!)

7. Kolhapuri Green Masala Egg Curry: Now here’s a GREAT way to enjoy your eggs. Not only is this dish ideal for #MeatlessMonday because it’s meatless, but it’s also easy to put together. Monday evening shouldn’t be complicated, so whip up some of this spicy and fiery goodness. (via Cookilicious)

8. Potato and Kale Curry: This tasty and filling curry makes your weeknights a heck of a lot easier with a simplified list of spices. Served best over rice or quinoa, this blend can be frozen and it keeps extremely well in the refrigerator. You know what that means. More easy weeknights! (via Natural Comfort Kitchen)

9. Vegan Red Curry With Freezer Tomato Coconut Sauce: We love to grace your feed with enticing recipes that can be as simple as they are delicious, so when we find freezer-friendly dishes, we get a little too excited. You’ll be thrilled about this one too, since it’s quick, easy and pairs SO well with a variety of veggies. (via Avocado a Day)

10. Red Potato Mushroom Curry: After devouring the potatoes and mushrooms from this heavenly and aromatic curry, you’ll never want to eat a regular ole stew again. This is the perfect way to warm your soul and nourish your body on a chilly autumn night. (via Kiipfit)

11. Chickpea Spinach Curry: This protein-packed vegan chickpea curry can be in a bowl and on the table in 20 minutes. We’re not gonna pinch you, ’cause you’re not dreaming. Not all recipes call for mounds of time and effort, and this dinner for champions proves it. (via Green Healthy Cooking)

12. Saag: Prepare yourself a bowl of rice and grab some fresh naan, ’cause these mixed greens simmered in Indian spices are perfect for topping and dipping. This medley includes all the good stuff from spinach to turnip greens, and will undoubtedly keep your belly warm, full and satisfied. (via WhitBit’s Kitchen)

13. Thai Yellow Coconut Curry With Mango: This vibrant and soothing curry dish comes together in a whopping 30 minutes with the use of ONE pot. The plant-based mega meal mixes the sweetness of mango with crisp bell peppers and crunchy cashews. Sign us up! (via Minimalist Baker)

14. Punjabi Dum Aloo: Simply simmer baby potatoes in a delicately spiced tomato-based gravy to recreate this rich and creamy Indian dish. It’s vegan-friendly, but even your meat-loving family and friends will fall *deeply* in love. (via One Teaspoon of Life)

15. (Vegan) Easy Curry Red Lentils: Make this dish once, and you’ll be hooked for a lifetime. This substantial and nourishing meal that’s also a cinch to make will hit the spot every time. (via The Iron You)

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