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Main Courses

A common complaint about vegetarian cuisine is that there are “no main courses, just side dishes.” Nothing could be farther from the truth. Aside from the fact that probably 90% of recipes can be made vegetarian by leaving out or substituting for whatever meat they contain, there are a number of traditional recipes that do not include meat. (Linguistic note: In American English, “entree” refers to a main course, but in French, “entrée” means “appetizer” or “starter.”)

Baked Tofu

Baked tofuMarinating and baking tofu is one of the easiest, most delicious ways to enjoy this versatile food.

Baked Ziti

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

Barbecued Tofu

BBQ tofuOne of the things I miss most as a veggie is barbecue sauce, since it’s typically eaten with steak or ribs. What can a vegetarian eat barbecue sauce with? Fried tofu!

Basic Seitan

Homemade seitanBasic recipe for seitan. Feel free to experiment by adding herbs and spices to the dough.

Bean Burritos

You can either make these burritos yourself or put the ingredients on the table and let everyone build their own.

Beef-Style Seitan

An easy recipe for tender seitan that’s perfect for making vegan braciole.

Beer-Battered Tofu

Beer battered tofuThese crispy tofu sticks are delicious dipped into a creamy sauce.

Black Bean Zucchini Quesadillas

Black bean zucchini quesadillasBlack beans, zucchini, and a bit of cheese sandwiched between two tortillas – this may be the best quesadilla you’ve ever tasted.

Black-Eyed Pea and Quinoa Croquettes

Black-eyed pea and quinoa croquettesCrunchy croquettes made from black-eyed peas and quinoa are packed with vegetarian protein.

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.

 
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