Easy Vegetarian Meals and Quick Vegetarian Dinner Recipes


A colourful collection of easy Vegetarian Meals and Heart Healthy Recipes.

Preparing healthy and tasty vegetarian main dishes can be a challenge but it can be a lot of fun too. I love to get creative in my cooking. I will always try a new product or an interesting combination of foods. Most times I get lucky and everyone loves it, but there have been times I have really bombed. (Those recipes will not be shared on this site!) The main idea is to try.

Just experiment with ingredients and see what happens. In this section there are numerous Easy Vegetarian Meal ideas and Quick Dinner Recipes which I have created or adapted over the years.
Some recipes are simple 30 minute meals.
Some are a bit more work.

I try to make my recipes heart-healthy and nutritious. Use these recipes as a basis - try them as they are or add your own touch. You know your family's tastes and what works. Adapt, change, modify – whatever works best for you.

I'd love to hear how these recipes work for you. If you have new ideas or recipes you want to share, write to me using the Write to Me! button on the navigation bar.


Easy Vegetarian Meals & Quick Dinner Recipes:

African Peanut Sauce for African Peanut Stew
This African Peanut Sauce makes a wonderfully creamy and tasty African Vegetable Stew – it is simple, filling and absolutely yummy!

African Peanut Stew with Corn and Coconut milk
This African Peanut Stew makes a wonderfully creamy and tasty African Corn Stew with potato, ginger, sweet corn and coconut milk – it is simple, filling and absolutely yummy!

Asian Vegetable Omelette
George from Australia posted his recipe for a mouth-watering Asian Veggie Omelette

Baked Beans and Tofu Casserole
A veggie version of the traditional Pork & Beans but so much better!

Brussel Sprout Casserole
A simple yet delicious brussel sprout recipe – this is an easy vegetarian meal - brussel sprouts casserole.

Bulgur Burger Patties
This Vegetarian Burger Recipe is packed with protein and is simply delicious.

Bulgur Leek Patties
These Bulgur Leek Patties are packed with good nutrition and taste wonderful as well.

Bulgur and Cabbage Casserole
Try this unpretentious cabbage and bulgur recipe dish for a simple vegetarian meal.

Cabbage Pie Recipe
This is a delicious Cabbage Pie with a rustic, homey flavour. This can be a wonderful family dinner or a terrific addition to a Sunday brunch!

Chinese Style Vegetarian Stir Fry
This simple Vegetarian Stir Fry can be modified according to your family's preferences in vegetables. Just use whatever veggies you have on hand – it is sure to turn out great every time!

Eggplant Casserole
Delicious and simple eggplant recipe for a light family meal.

Easy Baked Eggplant Casserole
Baked Eggplant Casserole is yummy and cheesy and is a great alternative to eggplant parmesan. There is no breading and frying involved so the recipe is super-easy and really tasty and … did I mention SIMPLE?

Eggplant Parmesan Recipe
This rich, cheesy, delicious eggplant parmesan recipe is easy to make and totally delicious! There is a low-fat version of this eggplant parm recipe further down the page as well as the classic Italian delicacy.

Falafel Patties
This is a great recipe for authentic Falafel Patties that are baked instead of the deep-fried version. This recipe makes a nice, moist felafel patty without the extra calories of the traditional fried version.

Spicy Brown Lentil Tart
Brown lentils infused with fragrant spices and fresh herbs atop a crispy pastry crust for a delicious and nutritious Lentil Tart.

Easy Mushroom Strudel
Simple Puff Pastry Entrée Recipe - this page has many other simple, tasty and easy Puff Pastry Recipes for Puff Pastry Appetizers, Entrees and Puff Pastry Desserts as well.

Mushroom Stroganoff
Mushroom Stroganoff sounds like a lot of work but this simple recipe makes a tasty, rich stew. I serve it over brown rice or whole-wheat noodles. Either way, it's a very satisfying and tasty dinner recipe.

Mushroom Tart Tartin
This is a simple recipe for Mushroom Tart Tartin which makes a lovely vegetarian main dish for any occasion!

Nut Onion Pie
This Nut Onion Pie will please your family and guests.

Onion Quiche
Delicious and rich, this Onion Quiche Recipe will become a family favourite!

Penne in Rose Cream Sauce
A Simple Pasta Recipe with a Rosé Cream Sauce

Easy Pizza Casserole Recipe
This really simple pizza casserole recipe can be modified according to your family's preferences by adding vegetables, cheeses, herbs etc. Just use whatever you have on hand – it is sure to turn out great every time!

Quick Pasta Recipe with Broccoli and Cheese
This Quick Pasta Recipe with Broccoli and Cheese will be a big hit at the family dinner table! A new, healthy twist on mac & cheese using frozen broccoli (that's what makes it easy!)

Potato Rosti Hash Brown potatoes & Kelp Caviar
Try this vegetarian version of the typical Russian delicacy Potato Rosti Hash Brown Potatoes topped with black or red Kelp Caviar as an appetizer or brunch dish. It is really simple to make and truly YUMMY.

Quinoa Recipes
This page contains some nutritional facts about Quinoa and really good and simple Quinoa Recipes.

Quick Easy Pasta Recipe
There is nothing simpler than this Quick Easy Pasta Recipe for a simple pasta dish – you don't even have to cook the pasta! Just mix it up and pop it in the oven! Voila easy and delicious Pasta Casserole Recipe!

Seitan Vegetable Stew
Seitan stew is delicious, filling and very vegan. Wheat gluten is an alternative to soybean-based meat substitutes such as tofu and makes a delicious casserole or stew.

Simple Tofu Recipe
Nothing is easier than this simple tofu recipe. Really. It takes just a few minutes to pull together and you've got yourself a tasty, healthy meal. This is truly an Easy Vegetarian Meal Recipe!

Tofu Recipe for Tofu "Fingers"
This is a simple, nutritious tofu recipe for Tofu "fingers"!

Spicy Fried Tofu
Spicy Fried Tofu recipe is a very simple and deliciously quick recipe to make for dinner or as a sandwich filler.

Sloppy Joes with Tofu and Hot Pepper
Elisabeth Anne from Nebraska [I think :-)] has shared her great recipe for vegetarian sloppy Joes - this is sure to become a family favourite with the great flavours and packed with nutrition!

Stuffed Artichoke Hearts
Simple and simply delicious – these stuffed artichokes are easy to make and mouth-wateringly yummy!

Greek Spinach Pie - Spanakopita
This is a wonderfully delicious Greek Spinach Pie with Feta cheese - also known as Spanakopita.

Mafrum Stuffed Potatoes
This is a classic Libyan recipe for Stuffed Potatoes called "Mafirum" which I have adapted and modified into a delicious vegetarian dish loosely reminiscent of the original.

Stuffed Vegetables
This is a great recipe for an assortment of Stuffed Vegetables – the Stuffed Figs are a true delicacy!

Sweet Potato Pie
This Sweet Potato Pie recipe is a wonderful holiday dinner dish.

Tofu & Seitan Recipes
All about vegetarian protein, soy curd and how to prepare Tofu Recipes & Seitan Recipes!

Tofu Filo Packages
Tofu Filo Packages - are little bundles of flaky phylo dough with creamy herbed tofu filling.

Tomato Quiche Souffle
This is an elegant yet simple dish to make – great for a simple summer dinner or as a starter for a Holiday Meal.

Thai Inspired Potato Curry
This Thai-inspired Vegetarian Curry with sweet and regular potatoes is a simple dinner recipe bursting with the fragrance and flavours of the Far East. Mmmm-mmm-mmm.

Vegetarian Curry Recipe
This is a fragrant and spicy Vegetarian Curry Recipe that will be loved by all.

Vegetarian Lasagna
This is a simply delicious and very healthy Vegetarian Lasagna recipe which can be so very easily adapted to be a simply delicious Vegan Lasagna!

Easy Puff Pastry Pizza
This page has many other simple, tasty and easy Puff Pastry Recipes for Puff Pastry Appetizers, Entrees and Puff Pastry Desserts as well.

Vegetarian Pizza
I contend that pizza – especially my Vegetarian Pizza - is the perfect food – it contains fiber (vegetables), protein (cheese) and grains (crust) – okay, who am I kidding? But pizza is GOOOD.

Vegetable Bulgur Casserole
This is a super-simple dinner casserole packed with nutrients and protein – but don't forget the great flavor!

Vegetarian Stir Fry
Vegetarian Stir-Fry with Tofu and Glass Noodles.

Vegetable Pie
This is a great main dish option packed with vegetables and great flavour.

Vegetable Stew
This is a delicious vegetarian stew made from Beans and Vegetables.

Zucchini Pie
Oh so simple. And delicious. This zucchini pie recipe is a great way to use those wonderful summer vegetables.

Zuchinni Squash Souffle
This is an elegant vegetarian Zucchini Squash Souffle which can be a lovely main dish for a holiday meal.


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I'm Mimi (that's me on the Nile River!) and this is my recipe collection. I love to be creative, love to cook and love to entertain. I'm also veggie which means that all of the above gets a bit more complicated – and a lot more fun!

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