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Vegetarian Dinner Ideas: 30 Delicious Meatless Recipes

In this collection we have chosen many tasty vegetarian dinner ideas for a vegetarian meal full of flavor.

The alternatives for a vegetarian lunch or dinner are really unlimited, here they are the best recipes that you can find on the internet.

Vegetarian cooking is not just a variant of traditional cooking, it is a real lifestyle based on the non-use of products of animal origin.

As for all the diets, which often presuppose an alternative lifestyle, vegetarianism invites to follow few simple rules: mainly the non consumption of meat.

vegetarian dinner ideas

It is possible to eat some animal by-products, such as eggs, milk and dairy products, even if in a reduced quantity.

Meat and fish are completely eliminated from the vegetarian diet, they are substituted with other vegetal products which provide the necessary proteins for one’s daily needs.

These vegetarian dinner ideas are the ideal suggestion for preparing appetizing, healthy and light dishes, ready to satisfy even the most demanding palates.

This type of cooking is capable of combining lightness with goodness in many delicious preparations.

With the help of the products that nature offers us and a little creativity, from today you can revise the concept of diet and vegetarian recipes by adding more taste to your cooking.

Browse through the vegetarian dinner ideas recipes on The Bella Vita and bring to the table mouth-watering vegetable dishes!

Fantastic Vegetarian Dinner Ideas Recipes For A Tasty Dinner

More vegetarian dinner ideas from The Bella Vita:

#1 Roasted Eggplant with Tahini, Beets and Chickpeas

Mediterranean roasted eggplant recipe that is hearty enough to be a main dish on its own.

The roasted eggplant halves are flavored with warm spices of cumin and topped with crispy chickpeas, creamy tahini and sweet roasted beets.

I also like to add thinly sliced lemon to caramelize with the eggplant.

#2 Frittata

#3 Ribollita (Tuscan White Bean Soup)

Zuppa Ribollita is a soul warming bowl of comfort.

This hearty, rustic soup is a classic Tuscan dish that has been cooked in peasants’ kitchens for centuries.

#4 Mexican Street Corn Quesadillas

Compiled of a creamy fresh corn mixture and plenty of cheese, these hearty Mexican street corn quesadillas are the bomb diggity.

This vegetarian dish takes just 20-minutes to prepare making it ideal for a weeknight dinner.

#5 Zucchini Roll Ups

Zucchini Roll Ups–a naturally gluten free take on the popular Italian stuffed pasta.

Ricotta and Parmesan are rolled with fresh herbs in thin strips of Zucchini.

#6 Creamy Orzo Pasta

This creamy orzo pasta with roasted butternut squash, kale, fresh sage and Parmesan cheese ticks all the boxes!

Delicious, full of nutrients and an incredibly satisfying winter favourite.

#7 Pasta With Mushrooms – The Original Meatless Pappardelle Mushroom Recipe

#8 Ravioli with Mushroom Sauce

You’ll love this rich, creamy and comforting ravioli with mushroom sauce.

It’s ready in under 30 minutes and is perfect for a weeknight dinner.

Made with mushrooms, your favourite cheese ravioli, heavy cream, white wine and parmesan cheese.

#9 Wild Rice And Mushroom Soup

Earthy flavors, texture rich and flavor packed Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup is super cozy, simple and so satisfying.

Share with a crusty sourdough for dunking!

#10 Minestrone Soup Recipe

Minestrone soup is loaded with vegetables, beans, and pasta in a delicious tomato broth.

This classic soup is hearty and nourishing, easy to make, and makes amazing leftovers!

#11 Black Bean Burger Recipe

A black bean burger recipe that beats all other burgers!

This black bean burger is seriously the best I’ve ever had!

With creamy black beans, sharp feta, and no need to use a food processor, I am set for life!

I no longer buy frozen bean burgers, I just make this recipe and stock my freezer with the patties instead.

They’re easy to make, they freeze great, and even meat eaters will love them.

#12 Portobello Stuffed Mushrooms

Loaded with white beans and sauteed vegetables.

Drizzled with creamy, dairy-free cheese sauce.

These stuffed Portobello mushrooms are an amazing heart-healthy vegetarian recipe that will delight the whole family!

#13 Penne with Asparagus Stem Pesto

A simple and delicious, vegetarian dish that highlights seasonal Mediterranean ingredients.

#14 Lemon Artichoke Pea Risotto

This Lemon Pea Risotto is creamy and made with marinated artichokes.

It’s vegetarian and full of Italian flavors!

The perfect one pan dinner.

#15 Italian basil pesto lasagne

This Italian basil pesto lasagna can be made really quickly with store bought basil pesto, béchamel sauce and lasagne sheets.

Or, you can make everything yourself.

Either way this is hands down the best meatless lasagna recipe ever!

#16 Zucchini Fritters

These zucchini fritters make for a perfect filling, comforting dinner.

A healthier version of potato pancakes.

#17 Spaghetti Mushroom, Aglio And Olio

This mushroom aglio olio is a quick, easy and budget friendly dinner.

With just six ingredients its on the table in twenty minutes.

#18 Lentil Pot Pie

This Lentil Pot Pie is hearty, creamy, and topped with a flaky puff pastry crust!

It’s easy to make and comes together in less than 1 hour.

Serve it up for dinner on a cozy winter night!

#19 Polenta Pizza

In this recipe, aromatic Italian flavors of oregano, and garlic deliciously flavor the polenta crust, while sautéed veggies, sun-dried tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese are used as the topping for this one mouthwatering pizza.

#20  Butternut Squash Risotto

This butternut squash risotto is luscious and flavorful.

Unlike traditional risotto, this version requires only minimal stirring so it’s perfect for entertaining or busy weeknights.

#21 Chickpea Stuffed Peppers

These chickpea stuffed peppers are filling and flavor loaded.

They’re easy to make and so satisfying.

#22 Italian Rice Salad Vegetarian Recipe

This Mediterranean style rice salad recipe is packed with flavor, a healthy and delicious vegetarian main or a great side dish.

A quick, easy and flexible recipe with a nice vinaigrette and a colorful mix of vegetables.

#23 Five-Cheese Penne al Forno

Penne al Forno is baked pasta with a creamy five-cheese sauce, extra melted cheese, and crispy breadcrumbs on top.

#24  Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Rice stuffed zucchini boats are healthy and satisfying, and perfect for when you want a light yet flavorful meal.

Filled with a vegetarian mixture and topped with mozzarella, these zucchini boats are easy and fun!

#25 Mushroom Crepes

These mushroom crepes are a delicious savory crepes idea.

Thin and delicate crepes filled with flavorful mushrooms, onions, garlic, spinach, and cheese.

#26 Lemon Broccoli Pasta

This delicious lemon broccoli pasta will be ready in 30 minutes and it’s packed with flavor!

It’s made with al dente spaghetti, crunchy broccoli, lemony butter olive oil sauce, seasoned with garlic, chili flakes, and tossed with lots of parmesan cheese.

It’s so easy and delicious!

#27  Broccoli and Pea Soup

Broccoli and Pea Soup is colourful, nutritious and full of fresh flavour.

The sweetness of the peas mellows the earthy taste of broccoli, complemented by the addition of fresh-tasting lemon and fragrant basil.

It is quickly and easily made, as well as being warm and nourishing.

#28 Pasta Alla Norma Recipe

#29 Spaghetti With Zucchini

#30 Eggplant Parmesan Recipe


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