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Want to start exploring homemade vegetarian fare? We’ve compiled 21 of our favorite Organic Authority vegetarian recipes that will please any veggie lover, and even a few meat-eaters too!

Veggie gravy

1. Vegan Gravy 101 (Tips, Tricks and a Recipe)

The trick to this vegan recipe is that the base contains hearty and savory flavors, such as mushrooms, veggie broth, fresh herbs, and beans. Eat atop mashed potatoes, or vegetarian meatloaf (listed below.)

Get the recipe: Vegan Gravy 101 (Tips, Tricks and a Recipe)

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Bread

2. Banana Bread

No collections of vegetarian recipes is complete without a banana bread recipe. I’ve made this tasty treat countless times. It’s perfect as a sweet side dish, or for breakfast.

Get the recipe: Banana Bread

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Organic dinner

3. Organic Butternut Squash Casserole
   
Squash is a versatile hero among vegetarian recipes. This tender squash dish is packed with savory and sweet spices, and almonds.

Get the recipe: Organic Butternut Squash Casserole

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Veggie chili

4. Chunky Vegetarian Chili

Who says vegetarian recipes can’t be hearty? This chili is filled with beans and scrumptious vegetables for a flavor so rich and filling you won’t even notice the lack of meat!

Get the recipe: Chunky Vegetarian Chili

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Roast veggie dish

5. Easy Rustic Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

If you’re new to meat-free eating, the key is finding easy vegetarian recipes you can make in a snap–like this dish. To make it, you only need three ingredients. And roasting brings out the sweetness of the vegetable, too.

Get the recipe: Easy Rustic Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

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Beet soup

6. Curried Beet and Kale Soup Recipe

This soup is as hearty as it is healthy. And the color is amazing!

Get the recipe: Curried Beet and Kale Soup Recipe

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Black bean burger

7. Homemade Black Bean Burgers

Meatless Monday is a great time to introduce the family to new vegetarian recipes. Everyone will love this veggie burger, which uses affordable black beans that are high in protein.

Get the recipe: Homemade Black Bean Burgers

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Chard wraps

8. Vegetarian Stuffed Chard Recipe, Oregon Style

Chard replaces cabbage in this Pacific Northwestern version of a Scandinavian recipe. Light, nutritious and deliciously healthy, the chard leaves are stuffed with a grain of choice alongside Oregonian staples like hazelnuts, dried cranberries, and goat cheese.

Get the recipe: 8 Vegetarian Stuffed Chard Recipe, Oregon Style

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Tomato recipe

9. A Vegetarian Stuffed Tomato Recipe with Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onions

This is a delicious vegetarian stuffed tomato recipe. Goat cheese and caramelized onions add flavor. The breadcrumbs and parmesan sprinkled over the top add just the right amount of crispy crunch.

Get the recipe: A Vegetarian Stuffed Tomato Recipe with Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onions

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Veggie dinner

10. Vegetarian Enchiladas Recipe with Asparagus and Chickpeas

As a vegetarian, your enchilada options when eating out at restaurants can be kind of limited. At home you can get crazy with your ingredients and develop new vegetarian recipes. Try asparagus and chickpeas in this dish. When paired with a splash of lemon juice, mozzarella and Monterrey jack cheeses, the asparagus shines without being smothered.

Get the recipe: Vegetarian Enchiladas Recipe with Asparagus and Chickpeas

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Lasagna dinner

11. A Customizable Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

This recipe is fully customizable, which means that you can mix and match with seasonal vegetables to make a version of this hearty, healthy dish all year long!

Get the recipe: A Customizable Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

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Meatloaf

12. Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf: 5 Meatless Meatloaf Recipes to Try

Try one of these five tasty vegetarian recipes for meatless meatloaf–NOT like mom used to make!

Get the recipe: Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf: 5 Meatless Meatloaf Recipes to Try

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Stuffing

13. Apple-Celery Stuffing

Thanksgiving is a great time to test new vegetarian recipes. This savory stuffing is perfect on the big day, or as a side dish any day of the week!

Get the recipe: Apple-Celery Stuffing

Recipe and photo courtesy of the Kellogg Co.

Veggie casserole

14. Zucchini Casserole Recipe (Vegetarian)

This dish can be served as a main dish or as a side. It’s sure to please and be devoured.

Get the recipe: Zucchini Casserole Recipe (Vegetarian)

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Black bean meal

15. Black Bean and Butternut Squash Enchiladas Recipe

This veggie recipe is fulfilling and interesting, with lots of protein and good fall flavors (AKA it’s not full of with boring filler vegetables).

Get the recipe: Black Bean and Butternut Squash Enchiladas

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Pumpkin app

16. Pumpkin Pesto Bruschetta Recipe

This recipe will please veggie heads and meat lovers. It’s a fall-fresh recipe full of healthy ingredients.

Get the recipe: Frightfully Delicious! Pumpkin Pesto Bruschetta Recipe

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Grilled eggplant

17. Grilled Eggplant, Tomato and Goat Cheese Recipe [Vegetarian & Gluten Free]

This is a great appetizer to serve if you are looking for vegetarian recipes that are also gluten-free.

Get the recipe: Grilled Eggplant, Tomato and Goat Cheese Recipe [Vegetarian & Gluten Free]

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Lentil salad

18. Easy Lentil Salad Recipe with Radicchio and Veggies

Need a quick salad for your evening mean? This hearty lentil salad will do the trick by satisfying your hunger.

Get the recipe: Easy Lentil Salad Recipe with Radicchio and Veggies

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Veggie salad

19. Royal Rainbow Superfood Quinoa Salad Recipe

This salad is unique and full of antioxidants.

Get the recipe: Royal Rainbow Superfood Quinoa Salad Recipe

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Lentil stew

20. Autumn Lentil & Pumpkin (or Sweet Potato) Stew with Cilantro Oil

This hearty soup is full of seasonal vegetables and savory spices.

Get the recipe: Autumn Lentil & Pumpkin (or Sweet Potato) Stew with Cilantro Oil

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Cornbread side

20. Skillet Cornbread Recipe [Gluten Free & Vegetarian]

Serve up this tasty cornbread with some spicy vegetarian chili (see above). It makes a great side dish.

Get the recipe: Skillet Cornbread Recipe [Gluten Free & Vegetarian]

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Veggie pasta

21. Brown Rice Pasta with Asparagus, Shiitakes, Pumpkin Seed Pesto & Raw Goat Cheese

Break out the pasta for this recipe. This recipe’s ingredients are fresh, nutty and will tantalize your taste buds.

Get the recipe: Brown Rice Pasta with Asparagus, Shiitakes, Pumpkin Seed Pesto & Raw Goat Cheese

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Top image and recipe: Kate Sears, Polenta Pizza with Tomatoes and Fresh Herbs [Gluten Free & Vegetarian]