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Vegetarian Dishes?

We are not wanting to go full vegetarian, but we do want to cut down on meat consumption in our family. Do you have any tried n true vegetarian main dish recipes you'd care to share? We aren't really picky eaters.

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duckigrrl

Asked by duckigrrl at 9:57 AM on Oct. 29, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Vegetarian Lasagne

    1 pound dry lasagne noodles
    2-3 c Italian tomato sauce
    2 small or one large zucchini, grated
    ½-1 pound ricotta cheese
    3 large bunches spinach, washed and stemmed
    1 pound mozzarella cheese, grated or thinly sliced
    ½ pound provolone, grated or thinly sliced (optional)

    Directions Bring the tomato sauce to a boil, stir in the zucchini, and cook for about 5 minutes.

    Ladle a bit of sauce into the baking dish and spread it around so that the bottom of the dish is lightly coated.

    Preheat oven to 350.

    Place lasagne noodles in the pan to form a single layer. If necessary, break noodles to fill gaps.

    Spread 1/3 of the ricotta cheese on the noodles, then lay out 1/3 of the spinach on top of that. Sprinkle or place 1/3 of the cheese, then cover with tomato sauce.

    Repeat twice, using 1/3 of ingredients for each layer, saving a sprinkle of cheese
    SophiaofLight

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 10:01 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • Go on line and visit vegetariantimes.com, it is a magazine with tons of them.
    older

    Answer by older at 10:02 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • sorry here is the rest of it

    Repeat twice, using 1/3 of ingredients for each layer, saving a sprinkle of cheese to garnish the top.

    Bake for about 1 hour, until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted. Let cool slightly and serve.
    SophiaofLight

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 10:03 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • I've found cooking ethnic foods makes it easier to forget that there's no meat.


    Fasolatha (Greek vegetarian soup)


    Briami - Greek roasted veggies


    Aloo Gobi - Indian Curried Potatoes and Cauliflower

    geminilove

    Answer by geminilove at 2:52 PM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • As a 30 year + veghead, I have a ton of tried-and-true recipes. Feel free to send me a message if you would like some.


    Some of my favorite websites are www.theppk.com and www.vegkitchen.com

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 12:25 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

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