A Year of Meatless Meals: February 2016
Farfalle with Butternut Squash
A tasty bow tie recipe makes for a quick-and-easy weeknight meal. Packed with protein and fiber in the form of walnuts and butternut squash, this heart-healthy pasta dish can be on your table in 20 minutes!
Farfalle with Butternut Squash Recipe
Butternut Squash Pizza with White Sauce, Spinach, and Goat Cheese
Try swapping out the goat cheese for feta or Gorgonzola to switch up the flavor profile.
Butternut Squash Pizza with White Sauce, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Recipe
Cheesy Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower
This cheesy pasta is a win all around. Not only is it deliciously creamy, it cooks in 20 minutes.
Cheesy Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower Recipe
Sesame Barley with Greens and Teriyaki Tofu
Don't skip the chilling step: It gives flavors time to soak into the barley.
Sesame Barley with Greens and Teriyaki Tofu Recipe
Two-Tomato, Basil, Goat Cheese Frittata
Two-Tomato, Basil, Goat Cheese Frittata Recipe
We're head over heals for Indian-inspired Tofu Saag. The kale and spinach pair with the creamy tofu for an award winning combination.
Tofu Saag Recipe
Rustic Chard, Potato, and Goat Cheese Tart
Stuffed with savory potatoes, rich goat cheese and fresh rustic chard, this decadent tart is well worth the wait.
Rustic Chard, Potato, and Goat Cheese Tart Recipe
Huevos Rancheros Salad
There's just something about eating from a bowl that makes everything taste better. Huevos Rancheros Salad is no exception.
Huevos Rancheros Salad 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
Wild Mushroom Farfalle
You can substitute fresh parsley or thyme for the dill. A little starchy pasta cooking liquid helps to bind the delicate sauce.
Wild Mushroom Farfalle Recipe
Orecchiette with Escarole, Capers, and Olives
Adding a bit of the cooking water at the end melts the cheeses into a creamy sauce that lightly coats the pasta.
Orecchiette with Escarole, Capers, and Olives Recipe
Collard Greens Salad with Freekeh
Collard Greens just got a makeover! Fluffy and tender with a nutty topping makes this meatless meal an all around favorite.
Collard Greens Salad with Freekeh Recipe
Penne with Ricotta and Greens
This saucy vegetarian pasta takes on a subtle peppery bite from the arugula and watercress, so feel free to leave out the red pepper if feeding heat-sensitive palates.
Penne with Ricotta and Greens Recipe
Fava Bean and Mushroom Crostini
Nutty fava beans get the spotlight here in this festive spring appetizer. Lemon and goat cheese balance the deep umami notes from the mushrooms.
Fava Bean and Mushroom Crostini Recipe
Savoy Cabbage Gratin
Think mac 'n' cheese--but with vegetables instead of noodles. This gratin is a warming winter side dish, though it's so good you might be tempted to call it dinner.
Savoy Cabbage Gratin Recipe
Two-Bean Soup with Tomato-Chive Crostini
A quick Two Bean Soup can cook up in half an hour with an accompanied Tomato-Chive Crostini.
Two-Bean Soup with Tomato-Chive Crostini Recipe
Asian Kale Salad
Every time reader Maya Conrad brings this salad to potlucks, she leaves with several requests for the recipe. She likes to make a little extra for workday lunches since it holds up well.
Asian Kale Salad Recipe
The recipe title here is a playful pun, taking its cues from the pronunciation of the star ingredient. Mushrooms and chiles play surprisingly well together, and this peppy concoction highlights the maitake's robust, roast chicken–like flavor.
Chipotle Black Bean Burgers with Fried Egg and Avocado
Black bean burgers are a year-round favorite. They're especially irresistable when topped with fried egg and avocado.
Chipotle Black Bean Burgers with Fried Egg and Avocado Recipe
Pizza Bianca with Dandelion Greens
Chandra Paton Shupe created her seasonal pizza after a trip to a farmers' market for a friend's Iron Chef-style cook-off party. "We grabbed everything that looked beautiful and tasty and put it all together."
Pizza Bianca with Dandelion Greens Recipe
Spinach Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette
The salad's flavors tilt toward the Middle East, with a nutty, slightly spicy dressing and pita chips in lieu of croutons. Prep the components in advance so the salad can be thrown together at the last minute, as it wilts quickly.
Spinach Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette Recipe
Pomegranate-Farro Breakfast Salad with Honey Ricotta
For a tangier citrus flavor, go with lemon; for more floral, sweet notes, try tangerine. To keep prep simple, use purchased pomegranate arils from the produce section, or pre-prep a fresh pomegranate the night before.
Pomegranate-Farro Breakfast Salad with Honey Ricotta Recipe
Tofu Banh Mi Wraps with Quick-Pickled Carrots and Radishes
This saucy, vibrant sandwich can get a bit messy... better grab some extra napkins.
Tofu Banh Mi Wraps with Quick-Pickled Carrots and Radishes Recipe
Stir-Fried Tofu and Broccoli Lo Mein
What's more to love than this one bowl stir-fry wonder?
Stir-Fried Tofu and Broccoli Lo Mein Recipe
Roasted Curried Cauliflower-Quinoa Salad
Cauliflower, quinoa, and seeless grapes toss for lovely light weight salad.
Roasted Curried Cauliflower-Quinoa Salad Recipe
Broccoli Steaks with Tofu Fries
Here's a fun meat-free twist on steak frites: lightly charred broccoli steaks with crunchy tofu sticks and Sriracha aioli for dunking.
Broccoli Steaks with Tofu Fries Recipe
Roasted Vegetable and Ricotta Pizza
Tofu Curry with Bok Choy and Peanuts
This comforting dish is warming and wonderful fresh off the stove, but it makes for an even better lunch the next day because the flavors develop more after a night in the fridge.
Tofu Curry with Bok Choy and Peanuts Recipe
After a hectic day at work, hearty bowlfuls of Vegetable-Lentil Soup await you in the slow cooker.
Vegetable-Lentil Soup Recipe