A more interesting (and vegan) version of the mostaccioli I remember from my grade school cafeteria.
Layers of eggplant and zucchini with tomato sauce and custard make a delightful first or main course.
Everyone seems to love "build it yourself" meals, and fajitas are a delicous way to do this. Hot fillings and cold toppings are served with tortillas so that you can mix and match your own fajitas.
Falafel are crunchy chickpea nuggets from Lebanon that can be baked or fried.
Caramelized onions and tofu make a savory vegan pie.
Tempeh, a cake of fermented soybeans, is much tastier than it sounds. This is my favorite way to eat it.
Fried tofu is easy to make and has a nice chewy/crunchy texture.
Gallo pinto, literally "spotted rooster," is ubiquitous in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. It refers to black beans and rice cooked together, and is served at every meal, surrounded by various side dishes. It's easy to make and very healthy.
Roasted and sautéed garlic add richness to this delicious vegan mac and cheese.
Ghalieh-ye kadoo is an Iranian dish of flavorful lentils and zucchini with fried onions.