The best vegetarian recipes are loaded with flavorful, colorful ingredients, not boring substitutes. Our Editors have built the best vegetarian meals, starting with protein-packed ingredients like eggs, tofu, beans, and more, then adding delectable sauces, drool-inducing sides, and enough Wow! that you'll never miss the meat. Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning. Just getting started? Try the Lentil-Barley Burger or the Phyllo Pizza and prepare to be amazed. Many of our best vegetarian recipes are highly customizable, so get ready to make them your own.
Rösti Casserole with Baked Eggs
From fresh garden salads to hearty stews, and even a mock meat loaf, this collection of vegetarian recipes will leave you full, happy, and certainly glad you chose these healthy meatless meals. In honor of our 25th anniversary, we compiled a collection of our editors' and readers' favorite vegetarian recipes from the past 25 years. Based on research from MyRecipes.com, we pulled the Cooking Light recipes that received the most votes and highest star ratings.
First Up: You'll love this Rösti Casserole with Baked Eggs. We have whittled down the calories in this traditional Swedish dish and added our own spin with Greek yogurt and artisan spices. This dish embodies the alluring qualities you'd expect from rösti—shredded potatoes that are cooked until browned and crisp on the edges. Serve with a colorful mixed greens salad.