What’s the best way to make Monday exciting? Try 52 weeks’ worth of mouthwatering Meatless Monday recipes for dinner! We’ve gathered all of the tastiest, healthy vegetarian dinner ideas from around the web to last you all year long.
52 Weeks of Meatless Monday Dinners
When we shared our 52 Weeks of Taco Tuesday Recipes, we were overwhelmed with the positive response from all of you! Since you guys loved our themed recipes for Tuesday, we decided to dedicate another night of the week to another tasty concept — Meatless Mondays!
The best way to start the week is with a healthy dinner that pleases the whole family. That’s why I’m all for Meatless Monday recipes when the beginning of a new week rolls around! Whether you are trying to go full vegetarian or just want to cut out meat for one day, these meatless dinner ideas are just the thing for you and yours.
Consider your Monday evening meal planning for the rest of the year done! We’ve found tons of meatless dinner ideas, including Mexican recipes, Asian recipes, Italian recipes, and more to satisfy everyone’s taste buds in your home. You’ll love these healthy vegetarian dinner ideas, and might even save a few to cook on other nights of the week! Bon Appetit!
What are Meatless Mondays?
Meatless Mondays were created as a way to encourage people to reduce the amount of meat in their diet. Just by eating meatless one day of the week, you can reduce your carbon footprint by a significant amount! But even if you’re not transitioning to a meatless lifestyle, Meatless Mondays are a great way to dedicate one day to eating healthy. These Meatless Monday recipes are just as delicious as they are nutritious, and your family will love them. They might not even miss the meat!
While I was putting together this list of meatless dinner ideas, I struggled deciding whether to add fish (shrimp, scallops, etc.) I decided to go against these since technically fish is a meat. Of course, you can modify the recipes however you’d like — even if it’s not Monday. However you choose to enjoy these recipes, you’ll want to try them all!
Before you get started, take a look at our printable meal planner. Don’t get stuck in the same rut — get inspired by placing this recipe list on your fridge!
Meatless Monday Dinner Ideas
Enjoy these 52 Weeks of Meatless Monday Recipes!
Farmers’ Market Quiche | Saving Dessert
Curried Cauliflower Rice Kale Soup | Cotter Crunch
Spinach Tortellini Soup | Umami Girl
Creamy Pumpkin Alfredo | Yellow Bliss Road
Korean Bibimbap Bowl | My Keuken
Slow Cooker Three Bean Chili | Aberdeen’s Kitchen
Creamy Polenta Bowl with Oven-Roasted Tomatoes and Zucchini | The Kitchn
One-Pot Creamy Asparagus with Whole Grain Penne | Frugal Coupon Living
Kung Pao Cauliflower | Cheap Recipe Blog
One Pot Spicy Thai Noodles | Domestic Super Hero
Slow Cooker Creamy Tortellini Soup | Cafe Delites
Ratatouille | A Clean Bake
Buddha’s Delight | Dinner at the Zoo
Ginger Garlic Noodle Soup with Bok Choy | Coffee and Crayons
Pesto Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups | The Seasoned Mom
Avocado Black Bean Quesadillas | Gimme Delicious
Vegetarian Black Bean Enchilada Casserole | Aberdeen’s Kitchen
Black Bean & Sweet Potato Tacos | Evolving Table
Spinach, Artichoke and Goat Cheese Quiche | Foodie Crush
Broccoli Cheddar Mac and Cheese | Hello Little Home
Lemon Garlic Orzo with Roasted Vegetables | Vanilla & Bean
Classic Italian Pasta Salad | I Wash You Dry
Caprese Quiche | Lemon Tree Dwelling
Mexican Street Corn Tostadas | Isabel Eats
Spinach Ricotta Stuffed Peppers | Lil Luna
One-Pot Tuscan White Bean Soup | Frugal Coupon Living
Spicy Cauliflower Burgers | Pinch of Yum
Cheesy Baked Ziti | Delallo
Tomato Eggplant Zucchini Bake with Garlic and Parmesan | Well Plated
Aloo Gobi with Potatoes with Cauliflower | Cook with Manali
Cheesy Garlic Tortellini Pasta | Lil Luna
Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Spinach Spaghetti Squash | Peas and Crayons
Pesto, Feta, and Veggie Pizza | Hello Little Home
Creamy Butternut Squash and Spinach Tortellini | Julia’s Album
Roasted Asparagus and Mushroom Quiche | Trails to Table
Chunky Portabella Veggie Burgers | The Kitchen Whisperer
Creamy Ricotta Corn and Tomato Baked Ziti | The Kitchn
Easy Vegetarian Potato Curry | Savory Tooth
The Ultimate Veggie Burger | The View from the Great Island
Grandma’s Baked Eggplant Parmesan | The Seasoned Mom
One Pan Gnocchi with Sundried Tomatoes and White Bean | Sweet Peas and Saffron
Mushroom Ricotta Open-Faced Sandwich | Hello Little Home
Roasted Cauliflower with Creamy Garlic Spaghetti | Easy Pasta Sauces
Sweet Onion and Herb Quiche | The View from Great Island
Healthy Mexican Casserole with Roasted Corn and Peppers | Pinch of Yum
Vegetable Paella | Earth Powered Family
Very Veggie Fried Rice | Cooking Classy
Enchilada Stuffed Grilled Portobello Mushrooms | Sweat Peas and Saffron
Easy Meatless Lasagna Recipe | Arts and Crackers
Thai Inspired Butternut Squash Red Curry | Little Spice Jar
Cheesy Butternut Squash Pasta | The Recipe Critic
Baked Sweet & Sour Cauliflower | Le Creme de la Crumb
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