meatless monday stew recipes

For many, stew is synonymous with beef, but it doesn’t have to be. As winter approaches, and thick, hearty dishes are a welcome addition to the supper table. Keep yourself — and your family — warm with our favorite vegetarian stew recipes. Perhaps the best part is that, like more traditional stews, our favorite vegetarian stews are all delicious reheated. Make a big pot on Sunday, and enjoy the fruits of your labor on Meatless Monday… and all week long!

lentil stew

1. Autumn Lentil and Pumpkin Stew

Our autumn lentil and pumpkin stew is a fantastic fall dish. The pumpkin can be swapped out for sweet potato, depending on what you have on-hand. Whichever you choose, you’re sure to be convinced by the subtle sweetness of this savory fall stew. The cilantro oil is just the icing on the cake! (Image: Kimberley Stakal)

stew carrot

2. Simple Vegetable Stew

This vegetarian vegetable stew is chock full of variety, flavor and color. Carrot, celery, mushroom and potato are seasoned with herbs like rosemary and thyme. A bit of tomato and balsamic vinegar add richness to the stew, while peas add color and sweetness. It’s a full, hearty, flavorful one-pot dish. (Image: Liz West)

red beans and rice

3. 5-Ingredient Bean Stew

Looking for a vegetarian recipe that’s simple but delicious? We’ve got just the thing. Our very own bean stew is hearty and tasty… and it requires only five ingredients. Beans and soy chorizo create a stew that resembles classic New Orleans red beans and rice… but is entirely vegetarian in creating all its flavor. Perfect for a quick and easy Meatless Monday supper! (Image: Hungry Dudes)

moroccan stew

4. Morrocan Vegetarian Stew

Head to north Africa for some delicious vegetarian flavors. This Moroccan vegetarian stew is the perfect thing for Meatless Monday. A variety of sweet, autumnal spices season butternut squash, potatoes, zucchini, carrots, and chickpeas. Serve the stew over couscous for the perfect complete meal. (Image: Amy Stephenson)

Related on Organic Authority:

Meatless Monday: 4 Portable Lunch Recipes
Meatless Monday: 4 Protein-Packed Breakfast Recipes
Meatless Monday: 4 Red Bean Recipes 

Top image: lablasco