Unlike dinner, which is usually a sit-down-and-chat-with-the-family affair, lunch often has to be squeezed in between work or school commitments. Lunch also lends itself to combo meals: soup and salad, salad and sandwich, and sandwich and soup, so here are some suggested pairings that you can mix and match for a delicious, healthy vegetarian lunch.
Soup and Salad
|French onion soup||Beet salad|
|Moroccan chickpea||Moroccan tomato salad|
|Potato leek turnip||Autumn salad|
|Red lentil soup||Bell pepper salad|
|Sweet potato and corn||Warm white bean salad|
|Vegetable soup||Lentil feta walnut salad|
Salad and Sandwich
|Caesar salad||True veggie burger|
|Cole slaw||Curry burger|
|Cucumber salad||Roasted veggie|
|Israeli salad||Mock tuna melt|
|Rice salad||Barbecued tofu|
Soup and Sandwich
|Creamy cauliflower soup||BLT|
|Garlic soup||Falafel sandwich|
|Minestrone soup||Seitan cheese steak|
|Split pea soup||Veggie sandwich|
|Sweet potato-tomato-chipotle||Veggie burger|
|Tomato soup||Grilled cheese sandwich|
What happens when a vegan mom wants to make sure that her son eats well at school, but worries that he’ll feel left out or deprived of all the lunchroom treats his classmates eat every day? Feed him better treats, of course!
Tired of boring brown bag lunches? Then pick up a copy of Vegan Lunch Box Around the World. Rather than the dozens of sandwich recipes I was expecting, I found an impressive variety of easy to make and transport dishes from every corner of the globe.