Vegetarian Dinners - 5 Quick and Easy Meal Ideas

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Dinnertime Challenges

Dinnertime is always a challenge for mothers and fathers everywhere. Deciding what to make to fill and nourish your family without serving the same thing over and over can be quite difficult. Vegetarian dinners offer a great deal of variety while also being quick and easy to make. Whether you are a vegetarian or just want to serve something different to your family once in a while, the following ideas are time efficient and don’t require a great deal of cooking skill.

1. Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash, sautéed with red and green peppers, eggplant, and tomatoes makes an easy stir fry dinner. Serve topped with goat cheese and sprinkled with vinegar. This is a wonderful one-skillet meal that will fill and satisfy your whole family. Filled with fresh ingredients and very nutritious it could easily become one of your family’s favorite dinners.

2. Alfredo

Chardonnay and roasted garlic are wonderful pasta accents in a quick and easy roasted garlic alfredo. Rich and creamy with fresh basil and broccoli, this will become a family favorite. Served with a fresh garden salad and bread provides a complete meal that addresses all of the nutritional requirements for your whole family.

3. Pizza!

Deep dish pizza is a favorite around the world, when you add eggplant, fresh tomatoes and other vegetables, as well as smoked Gouda, you will have a healthy vegetarian dish that will make the kids and the adults happy. For a more well rounded meal add a tossed salad.

4. Fajitas

Veggie fajitas consisting of tofu and veggie strips marinated in lime and garlic then grilled and served with warm flour tortillas are a quick and easy vegetarian dinner that offers a wide variety of tastes and textures. The options for ingredients are pretty much endless; you can experiment and add many different vegetables to spice up your dinner. For side dishes or additional items to add on the fajitas consider refried beans, guacamole, and nacho chips.

5. Buffalo Wings

Buffalo tofu nuggets take the place of many kids’ and adults’ favorite meaty finger food, Buffalo wings and chicken nuggets. Spicy and tasty, these are great dipped in blue cheese dressing. To continue the finger food theme throughout the dinner serve these tasty nuggets with fresh veggies and dip, sweet potato fries, or even potato skins with cheese and sour cream. Your family will thank you for a fun and filling vegetarian dinner they can eat with their hands!

Other Easy Vegetarian Dinner Ideas

These quick and easy dinners will be healthy, filling, and will meet the basic health requirements for an evening meal for all your family members. To find the recipes for these 5 easy vegetarian dinners and many other vegetarian treats visit: