5-Ingredient Vegetarian Dinners

Light and delicious, these meatless main dishes make fresh veggies the star.

Grilled Heirloom Tomato and Goat Cheese Pizza

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Grilled Heirloom Tomato and Goat Cheese Pizza

Summer-sweet heirloom tomatoes are the star of this recipe, complemented by mild and tangy goat cheese atop a crispy char-grilled pizza crust. If heirlooms are out of season, substitute just about any tomato.

Pantry Checklist:

  • Refrigerated pizza crust dough (1 can)
  • Garlic
  • Heirloom tomato
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Herbed goat cheese
Prep: 11 minutes
Cook: 4 minutes

View Recipe: Grilled Heirloom Tomato and Goat Cheese Pizza

Porcini-Parmesan Frittata

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Porcini-Parmesan Frittata

A combination of egg whites and whole eggs provides a substantial 18.2 grams of protein to this vegetarian recipe while keeping saturated fat in check at 3.8 grams. After soaking the dried porcini mushrooms, make sure to pat them dry to remove any organic debris.

Pantry Checklist:

  • Dried porcini mushrooms
  • Eggs
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Minced fresh chives (optional)
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 9 minutes

View Recipe: Porcini-Parmesan Frittata

Refried Bean Poblanos with Cheese

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Refried Bean Poblanos with Cheese

You'll love the ease of this microwaveable dish. Pop the chiles in the microwave for three minutes, and prepare the filling while they cook. Serve with Creamy Chipotle Wedge Salad.

Pantry Checklist:

  • Poblano chiles
  • Refried beans (1 can)
  • Microwaveable rice
  • Picante sauce
  • Mexican-blend cheese (reduced-fat)
  • Optional: cilantro
Prep: 2 minutes
Cook: 6 minutes

View Recipe: Refried Bean Poblanos with Cheese

Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto

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Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto

The secret to this quick-cooking risotto? The microwave! (If you don't tell, no one will guess.) Serve as a side or add Roasted Brusels Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze (just two ingredients more) for a satisfying meal.

Pantry Checklist:

  • Arborio or other medium-grain rice (uncooked)
  • Vegetable broth (fat-free, less-sodium―use in place of chicken broth)
  • Frozen pureed butternut squash
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Optional: thyme sprigs
Prep: 3 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Other: 5 minues

View Recipe: Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto

Asiago Tortellini

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Asiago Tortellini

This light but substantial vegetarian soup features a basil-infused broth that begs for dipping. Serve with your favorite crusty bread or with our Black Pepper-Garlic Flatbread, made from refrigerated pizza crust dough.

Pantry Checklist:

  • Fresh three-cheese tortellini
  • Vegetable broth (fat-free, less-sodium―use in place of chicken broth)
  • Plum tomatoes
  • Fresh basil
  • Asiago cheese
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 13 minutes

View Recipe: Asiago Tortellini

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