Are you tired of eating the same old boring vegetarian meals? Are you looking for new ways to spice up your Meatless Mondays? Non-meat protein doesn’t have to be bland and tasteless. Give your taste buds a break from the norm with these flavorful and mouthwatering dishes.
Quinoa, Black Bean, and Mango Salad
There’s nothing more refreshing than a light salad. This meatless medley is a remix to your standard salad of greens and veggies—it’s loaded with protein and fiber. Just toss in some black beans, quinoa, and juicy mango and you’ve got yourself a party in your mouth.
Loaded Vegetarian Taco
Being vegetarian doesn’t mean you have to give up Taco Tuesdays. For this zesty plant-based taco, grab some taco shells and stuff them with fresh guacamole, red onions, jalapeno peppers, diced tomatoes, and black beans. Feel free to top it off with cheese and a squeeze of lime. If you want to experiment with more meatless protein options for Taco Tuesdays, you can substitute red beans with the seasoned beefless ground by Gardein.
Veggie Stuffed Burrito
A burrito does not have to have meat in it to be filling and delicious. This dish of roasted carrots, black beans, kale, almond butter, and squash is satisfying and nutritious. Another alternative to this recipe is the combination of roasted chickpeas, quinoa, sweet potatoes, and sauteed spinach.
A veggie burger is a classic vegetarian meal. A fan favorite is the Beyond Meat burger. It’s juicy, flavorful and packed with 20G of protein. For a Greek Style veggie burger, add sliced cucumbers, sliced toma tomatoes, diced Kalamata olives, and Tzatziki sauce.
Vegetarian Mandarin Orange Chik’n
Nope, your eyes aren’t deceiving you, this dish is completely meatless. Like mentioned earlier, Gardein has a wide array of plant-based protein substitutes including crispy mandarin orange chik’n. Satisfy your craving for Chinese takeout with this mouthwatering meat substitute, just serve over steamed rice and broccoli.