Vegetarian recipes and info

Category - Italian Recipes

Italian cuisine is probably one of the best for vegetarians. There are plenty of classic vegetarian dishes, and most things that aren’t vegetarian to begin with can be easily adapted. (And the colors are great for Christmas too!) This vegetarian Italian recipe index includes both, as well as all kinds of dishes that contain pasta, whether or not those particular combinations are eaten in Italy.

8 July 2012

Alfredo Sauce

A rich and creamy Italian sauce, usually served over fettucine. It’s also delectable in spinach lasagna and with ravioli.

4 February 2013

Almond Ricotta

Vegan ricottaSoft and fluffy with just a hint of sweetness, perfect for ravioli, lasagna, and cannoli.

28 August 2014

Antipasto

AntipastoAntipasto, which means “before food” in Italian, is a salad-like appetizer consisting of various fresh and pickled vegetables, cheeses, and rolled or sliced meats. For vegetarian antipasto, you can either substitute mock meat products or leave them out altogether.

18 September 2014

Baked Ziti

Baked zitiPasta tubes baked with tomato sauce and mozzarella are sure to please.

10 November 2011

Barley Soup

This barley soup recipe from Sicily is a perfect vegan alternative to chicken soup when you’re feeling under the weather.

25 February 2012

Broiled Ricotta Gnocchi

Gnocchi are usually treated like a variety of pasta and served with sauce. But these broiled ricotta gnocchi are great served plain or as dumplings.

15 September 2012

Caponata – Sweet and Sour Eggplant

This eggplant appetizer from southern Italy can be eaten as a side dish or on top of bread.

29 August 2013

Caprese

CapreseThe ingredients for this dish are very simple, so get the freshest you can.

20 May 2014

Chickpea Piccata

Chickpea piccataChicken-free version of a classic Italian entrée: lemony, garlicky, capery chickpeas served over pasta or mashed potatoes.

25 April 2013

Eggplant Parmigiana / Parmesan

Eggplant parmigiana, also called eggplant parmesan, is a perfect main course served alongside/atop plain pasta.

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