Vegetarian Recipes

Vegetarian Recipes

You’ll be spoilt for choice with our range of vegetarian recipes, where you’ll find tasty dishes from cuisines around the world. Our veggie meals will convince even your most sceptical dinner guests to skip steak night and opt for extra servings of veg.

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The Best Vegetarian Meals You Need to Try

Embracing a meat-free lifestyle doesn't mean sacrificing taste or variety; in fact, it opens the door to a range of creative and satisfying dishes. If you’re new to vegetarianism or you’re simply looking for the best vegetarian meals to try, there are some dishes that are an absolute must. Be sure to tick these meals off your vegetarian bucket list!
Vegetarian Pad Thai - Pad Thai, a beloved Thai recipe, becomes even more enticing when prepared with tofu, vegetables, and the signature tamarind-based sauce.
Mushroom Risotto - The earthy richness of mushrooms combined with Arborio rice creates a comforting dish that’s rich enough without the addition of meat.
Chickpea Curry - Chickpea curry is a staple cuisine and gets its flavour from a blend of tomatoes, onions and various spices.
Eggplant Parmigiana - Layers of thinly sliced, breaded and baked eggplant are smothered in marinara sauce and melted cheese, delivering a satisfyingly hearty and flavorful dish.
Falafel Couscous Bowl - For a delicious and nourishing meal, opt for a falafel and couscous bowl that’s packed with roasted veggies.
Portobello Mushroom Burger - The texture of a portobello mushroom is so juicy and meaty, it makes a delicious burger patty. Top with gooey cheese and tangy slaw for an indulgent comfort meal.
Whether you're in the mood for international flavours or comforting NZ classics, you’ll find plenty of vegetarian recipes from HelloFresh.

How to Choose a Vegetarian Recipe That the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Selecting a vegetarian recipe that seamlessly fits into your family meal plan involves a thoughtful approach to flavours, textures, and nutritional balance. Opt for recipes that incorporate familiar ingredients while introducing exciting twists. Consider the versatility of dishes, such as burrito bowls or falafel bowls, allowing each family member to assemble their own creation. Balancing comfort with novelty is key; try adapting classic favourites into vegetarian alternatives, like a lentil Shepherd’s Pie or a veggie lasagne. Keeping an eye on visual appeal and incorporating colourful, fresh ingredients not only enhances the overall dining experience but also ensures a well-rounded and appetising meal that caters to various tastes. By exploring a variety of recipes and embracing creativity in the kitchen, you can curate a selection of vegetarian recipes that make family meals an enjoyable and inclusive experience for everyone.
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Vegetarian Recipe FAQs

How do I balance vegetarian meals?

To balance vegetarian meals, ensure a variety of plant-based sources such as legumes, whole grains, vegetables, and fruits, while also incorporating sources of essential nutrients like iron, calcium, and vitamin B12.

How do I add protein to vegetarian meals?

Add protein to vegetarian meals by incorporating sources like tofu, tempeh, beans, lentils, quinoa, nuts, and seeds, ensuring a well-rounded and protein-rich diet.

What is a vegetarian?

A vegetarian is someone who follows a diet that excludes meat, poultry, and fish, and typically relies on plant-based foods for sustenance.

What is the best vegetarian recipe?

The best vegetarian recipe depends on personal preferences, but our highest rated vegetarian recipes include veggie pastas, quesadillas and burgers.