Here's a delicious collection of meatless meals, guaranteed to leave you satisfied. You won't miss the meat! If you're looking for healthy vegetarian dinner ideas for Meatless Monday recipes, scroll through the meat-free meals below.
Are you thinking of trying more recipes for meatless meals? Scroll through these 13 meat-free meal ideas. Lots of choices!
Some of these vegetarian or vegan recipes rely on beans or lentils for protein, others contain eggs and cheese, and other recipes use meat substitutes or plant-based meats.
All of these meat-free meals are gluten-free, too!
❓Why choose meatless meals?
Everyone has different reasons for choosing meat-free meals. It may be for health reasons, to reduce your carbon footprint on the planet, to show compassion for animals, or to save money.
Whether you've made the switch completely, are thinking about following a vegetarian or vegan diet, or simply want to increase the number of meatless meals in your diet, here are some ideas for you!
All of these recipes for meatless dinners are gluten-free, of course.
❓What is plant-based meat made from?
Many plant-based meats are made from pea protein, or legumes, such as lentils or soybeans. You'll also find ingredients like quinoa, black beans, seeds, nuts, and lots of vegetables.
Be careful, however, and read the labels. Many plant-based meats contain gluten, especially the ones designed to taste like chicken. Seitan, a vital wheat gluten, is a common ingredient in these.
Look for plant-based meat substitutes that are labelled Gluten-Free.
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🗒 A Delicious Collection of Satisfying Meatless Meals
Cheesy Tomato Gnocchi Bake
Easy, cheesy and all made in one pan!
Mini Vegetarian Shepherd's Pies with Mushrooms
Classic comfort food made vegetarian!
Vegetarian Pot Pie with Puff Pastry
Double Cheese Asparagus Leek Fritatta
Gluten-free Feta Tomato Pasta Bake
Easy Vegetarian Pesto Gnocchi
Instant Pot Vegan Chipotle Chili
Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Crispy Baked Zucchini Patties
Vegetarian Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl
Cheesy Crustless Zucchini Quiche
Slow Cooker Texas Black Bean Soup
Sheet Pan Roasted Gnocchi with Fall Vegetables
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