3 quick and easy meat-free dinners to try this week (and you can thank us later) 1 year ago

3 quick and easy meat-free dinners to try this week (and you can thank us later)

Whether you're a committed veggie, a flexitarian or just a 'meat-free Monday' kind of gal, we've got you covered.

Here are three delicious vegetarian dinners to have a go at this week. You'll have them done in a jiffy and they're so tasty you won't miss your meat at all.

Happy cooking!

1. Creamy Cherry Tomato & Summer Squash Pasta

Because you can't go wrong with pasta.

Ingredients

  • ½ pound whole grain rotini or fusilli or penne pasta
  • 1 pint (2 cups) cherry tomatoes
  • 2 medium yellow squash, quartered vertically and then sliced into ¼-inch wide wedges
  • 1 medium courgette, quartered vertically and then sliced into ¼-inch wide wedges
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
  • 1 ounce goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

For instructions, head over to Cookie & Kate

 

2. Broccoli and Spinach Tortilla

It's like having breakfast for dinner.

Ingredients

2 eggs

4 large broccoli florets, boiled, drained well, chopped into small pieces

½ cup fresh spinach, blanched, drained well, and chopped into small pieces

¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese

2 tablespoons olive oil

tomato sauce, for serving

For instructions, head over to Goop.com

 

3. Grilled Pizza

Pizza. On the barbeque.

Ingredients

  • 1 fully risen pizza dough
  • Olive oil, for brushing
  • 1 generous cup prepared tomato sauce
  • 8 ounces aged mozzarella (sold in plastic, not water) (this amount is light on the cheese, use more if that’s your preference)
  • 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan or pecorino romano cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • A few leaves of fresh basil, torn or sliced

For instructions, head over to Smitten Kitchen

(Feature image via Goop.com)