These vegetarian entrées are perfect for busy weeknights.
Vegetarian Chipotle NachosMeatless soy crumbles are an easy replacement for ground beef in Tex-Mex dishes like nachos, tacos, and burritos. Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce add a rich smokiness to these main dish nachos.
Black Bean Burrito BakeTry this vegetarian version of a favorite Mexican dish. Chopped chipotle chiles add smoky heat to the filling, made from black beans, corn, and sour cream.
Grilled Eggplant ProvoloneIf you're tired of eggplant parmesan, liven up your dinner table with this grilled variation, complete with homemade Grilled Salsa.
Asian Stir-Fry Quinoa BowlA stir-fry quinoa bowl brimming with fresh veggies and tofu is a healthy replacement for the days you just can't kick the craving for takeout.
Chili-Glazed Tofu over Asparagus and RicePack healthy protein, green veggies, and brown rice into one meal with this five-star tofu dish.
Summer Veggie Salad
If meatless Monday is part of your weekly menu, try Summer Veggie Salad. Pine nuts and Manchego cheese add protein to the salad. You can swap in less-expensive walnuts and Parmesan, if desired.
Black-Eyed Pea Cakes with Adobo CreamDishes made mainly from legumes, like black-eyed peas, are easy on the pocketbook and nutritious to boot. Serve with rice and basil-topped sliced tomatoes.
Grape Tomato, Olive, and Spinach PastaWe love small, sweet grape tomatoes in this quick meatless pasta dish, but you can sub cherry tomatoes or larger tomatoes that have been seeded and diced.
Cheesy Pasta with Roasted CauliflowerWith ricotta and parmesan, this cheesy pasta dish is a weeknight favorite.
Pesto-Vegetable PizzaErin Fesperman, 33, Charlotte, N.C.
"I like to make this when I'm short on time--it's just as fast as delivery and twice as good."
Two-Tomato, Basil, Goat Cheese FrittataJuicy grape and plum tomatoes combine with fresh basil and creamy goat cheese for a wow-worthy breakfast or brunch dish.