A Year of Meatless Meals: December 2015
In this meatless version of the classic Greek dish, bulgur wheat stands in for ground meat in a spiced-tomato filling surrounded by eggplant layers and topped with a béchamel sauce.
Vegetarian Moussaka Recipe
Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup
Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup Recipe
One-Pot Pasta with Tomato-Basil Sauce
This 5-star pasta dish is a revelation. Throw all of your ingredients into one pot and, 25 minutes later, you'll have noodles perfectly cooked and coated in a luscious tomato-basil sauce.
One-Pot Pasta with Tomato-Basil Sauce Recipe
Chickpeas in Curried Coconut Broth
Chickpeas in Curried Coconut Broth Recipe
Fried Brown Rice with Red Pepper and Almond
Fried Brown Rice with Red Pepper and Almond Recipe
Vidalia Onion Soufflés
Vidalia onion soufflé was a fixture at Thanksgiving and Christmas meals when City Grit's Sarah Simmons was growing up in Fayetteville, North Carolina. This version—lighter and airier than the one her mother makes—can be prepared in individual gratin dishes or in one big baking dish.
Vidalia Onion Soufflés Recipe
Broccolini and Blue Cheese Frittata
With salad and bread, this vegetarian dish makes a hearty dinner or brunch, but you could also cut it into small pieces and serve it as an appetizer.
Broccolini and Blue Cheese Frittata Recipe
Fried Chickpea and Arugula Pita Sandwiches with Lime Tzatziki
With flavors reminiscent of a falafel, Fried Chickpea and Arugula Pita Sandwiches with Lime Tzatziki take less work, are tasty with lots of texture, and an easy weeknight meal to put together.
Fried Chickpea and Arugula Pita Sandwiches with Lime Tzatziki Recipe
Sugar Snap Peas with Soffrito, Hot Pepper and Mint
Sugar Snap Peas with Soffrito, Hot Pepper and Mint Recipe
Couscous with Winter Vegetables
Couscous with Winter Vegetables Recipe
Brandade of White Beans with Baby Artichokes
Brandade of White Beans with Baby Artichokes Recipe
Asian Stir-Fry Quinoa Bowl
Asian Stir-Fry Quinoa Bowl Recipe
Eggplant and Zucchini Parmesan
Meaty eggplant and zucchini stand in for chicken in this classic Italian dish.
Eggplant and Zucchini Parmesan Recipe
Nan's Grilled Mozzarella and Olive Sandwich
Stretchy, mild fresh mozzarella is layered with briny olive tapenade to create a rich, savory sandwich.
Nan's Grilled Mozzarella and Olive Sandwich Recipe
Vegetarian Black Bean Chili
Vegetarian Black Bean Chili Recipe
Shiitake-Stuffed Butternut with Quinoa Streusel
Shiitake-Stuffed Butternut with Quinoa Streusel Recipe
Butternut Squash Rösti Cakes
Butternut Squash Rösti Cakes Recipe
Black Bean Burrito Bake
This five-star black bean burrito recipe is a reader favorite and sure to become one of your go-to weeknight meals.
Black Bean Burrito Bake Recipe
Maple-Hazelnut Oatmeal Recipe
Vegetarian Country Captain
Vegetarian Country Captain Recipe
Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potatoes and Apples
Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potatoes and Apples Recipe
Sunchoke Soup with Brussels Sprouts and Hazelnuts
Nutty sunchokes, also known as Jerusalem artichokes, give this soup deep flavor. Find them at farmers' markets and well-stocked grocery stores.
Sunchoke Soup with Brussels Sprouts and Hazelnuts Recipe
Open-Faced Sandwiches with Mushrooms and Fried Eggs
Make tonight sandwich night with an open-faced sandwich featuring meaty mushrooms and a fried egg.
Open-Faced Sandwiches with Mushrooms and Fried Eggs Recipe
Quinoa-Stuffed Kale Rolls with Goat Cheese
Quinoa-Stuffed Kale Rolls with Goat Cheese Recipe
Roasted Carrot Platter
Scoop up these spiced carrots and seasoned yogurt with freshly toasted pita chips.
Roasted Carrot Platter Recipe
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili
Earthy sweet potatoes add depth to this vegetarian chili. New Mexico chile powder is fruity and mild, so don't be scared off by the generous amount called for here. Feel free to swap in any other kind of chile powder you have on hand--just use less of it.
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili Recipe
Cuban Beans and Rice
Dried beans are inexpensive and a convenient choice for economical meals. They also lend themselves well to slow cooking because, unlike on the cooktop, there is no risk of burning during the long simmering period.
Cuban Beans and Rice Recipe
Hearty Oats and Grains
Hearty Oats and Grains Recipe
Root Vegetable and Cauliflower Tagine with Parsley Yogurt
Root Vegetable and Cauliflower Tagine with Parsley Yogurt Recipe
Two-Tomato, Basil, Goat Cheese Frittata
Two-Tomato, Basil, Goat Cheese Frittata Recipe
Hummus-Veggie Sandwich on Whole Grain
Hummus, veggies, and a hint of garlic and lemon are a sandwich lover's dream.
Hummus-Veggie Sandwich on Whole Grain Recipe