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10 Vegetarian Recipe Ideas: How To Start Meatless Mondays Like A Boss

If you are wanting to start implementing meatless days into your diet but are unsure as to what to cook, then this article containing some of the best vegetarian recipe ideas is just what you need.

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Chances are you most likely eat quite a lot of meat almost every single day.

It’s hard not to.

I mean, it’s just in everything!

But it can be a good idea to take a little break from it every once in a while. Especially red meat.

Your body could definitely use a break from it, and so could your wallet.

I remember a few years back I was on a super tight budget for an entire month, and decided to cut out meat completely. It literally ended up cutting my costs by almost half.

And depending on where you live, the cost of meat can often make up the majority of your grocery bill.

So if you are thinking about the idea of starting with meatless Mondays, or even a few days a week, then keep reading!

10 Vegetarian Recipe Ideas

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The reason most of us never actually go ahead and make vegetarian meals is because we simply have no idea on how to actually make a tasty meal that contains zero meat.

It’s hard to get creative sometimes when you take the meat factor out.

Because we all know that when we have our basic meat, then all we got to add to the plate is some vegetables or a salad, and we are good to go.

So today I have put together 10 really good meatless meal recipes that you can make for dinner.

Make sure to check out these easy vegetarian recipe ideas below, and save the ones you like!

1. Spicy Vegetarian Chili

Chili is an easy dish to make, especially for those men who don’t like to get too creative in the kitchen.

This chili is packed with health, getting its protein mainly from the black beans.

2. Five Ingredient Spanish Rice

This meal is easy to make.

5 Ingredients is all that goes into it. So you can smash it out in no time!

3. Vegetarian Fried Rice

The reason I don’t mind cooking fried rice is that you almost can’t mess it up.

Literally just throw all the ingredients in, and make sure you don’t burn anything!

4. Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls

If you want to make a little bit of an effort to impress your better half, then get creative with these burrito bowls!

5. Black Bean Enchiladas

Mexican food is always a winner.

These enchiladas are pretty easy to throw together, and taste real good. Especially considering there is zero meat involved.

6. Broccoli & Mushroom Stir Fry

Another quick meal to make for those of you busy guys.

I like these one pan meals. They take little time, plus there isn’t much to clean up after!

7. Tomato & Spinach Pasta

Feeling Italian tonight?

Then whip up this easy, meatless pasta recipe! It’s really tasty.

Feel free to sprinkle some parmesan on top!

8. The Best Black Bean Burger

Now I know what you are thinking.

Burgers should be meat!

Am I right?

I totally agree with you!

But if you are trying to do a meatless Monday, then do yourself a favor and try out these black bean burgers. They actually aren’t too bad!

9. Homemade Mushroom & Arugula Pizza

Another Italian delight.

These meatless pizzas are easy to eat. So having a meatless day should be easy!

10. Red Curry Noodle Bowls

Curry is one of my favorite dishes.

I enjoy a bit of spiciness. By replacing the meat with tofu, you can enjoy a meatless curry any day of the week.