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 taken 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.
Phyllo Pizza with Feta, Basil, and Tomatoes
This crisp summer tart is a perfect light summer entrée. You could also cut the pizza into smaller squares for an easy appetizer guests will love. Frozen phyllo can be finicky; let it stand at room temperature for about 30 minutes to thaw before you start to layer the sheets. The advantage here is that you don’t need to cut or roll the sheets; simply stack and top as you would any pizza. A trio of cheese—mozzarella, feta, and Parmesan—makes this tart extra special. We recommend shredded part-skim mozzarella rather than fresh here, as the latter would weigh down the delicate crust.