Here are our top picks when it comes to easy vegetarian dinner recipes! These healthy meatless meals please everyone around the table.

Vegetarian dinner recipes

Looking for meatless meals? Vegetarian dinners appear regularly on our table, and they are just as satisfying as those with meat! But here’s the thing. It’s difficult to find vegetarian meal ideas that are easy, filling, tasty, and healthy all at once. So we’ve combed through our archives to find the very best of the best vegetarian meals that we know you’ll love!

Here are our top 25 vegetarian dinner recipes! These recipes are filled with colorful healthy veggies and enough plant-based protein to keep you full. All of them have received top marks from readers, and remain in our short-list for regular cooking, too. Ready to get started?

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25 Vegetarian Dinner Recipes: Baked Quesadillas & More!


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 (8 half quesadillas) 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Here are our top picks when it comes to vegetarian dinner recipes! These meatless meals please everyone around the table.


Ingredients

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  • ½ cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 drizzle olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon each cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, and kosher salt
  • 1 large or 2 small green onions
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup smoked mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup pico de gallo
  • 8 6” tortillas (flour or corn)
  • For topping: Guacamole, sour cream, salsa, cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Drain the rinse the beans, then mix them with the olive oil and seasonings. Thinly slice the green onion.
  3. Brush a baking sheet with a bit of olive oil. Place the tortillas on the sheet and rub them to coat them in olive oil.
  4. On each tortilla, place 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese, 1 tablespoon seasoned beans, 1 tablespoon green onion, 2 tablespoons smoked mozzarella, 1 tablespoon pico de gallo, and 1 pinch kosher salt. If desired, add a drizzle of hot sauce. Fold over the tortilla into a half circle (this makes it easy to flip, instead of making full quesadillas with 2 tortillas). Complete for each tortilla, then brush the tops with oil.
  5. Bake 8 minutes. Then flip and bake 6 to 7 minutes more until browned and crisp on the outside. Cut into 3 wedges each with a pizza cutter. Serve topped with cilantro and sour cream, and with guacamole and extra pico de gallo for dipping.
  • Category: Main dish
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Tex Mex

Keywords: Vegetarian dinner recipes

About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Meet Sonja and Alex Overhiser: Husband and wife. Expert home cooks. Authors of recipes you'll want to make again and again.

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