My Favourite Vegetarian Recipes

Since becoming a vegetarian, all I think about is food. What I want to eat, what I wish I could eat, and what I can actually make. Because I’m a student, I do eat a lot of the same foods, to save time. But now I have my favourite recipes that I can easily make in no time at all! See below for some of my go-to vegetarian meals.

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Jalapeños and Bean Soup

Toss the following into a crock pot and leave on high for four hours:

  • Mix of beans you’d like (I normally put in: black beans, kidney beans, chickpeas, lima beans…etc.)
  • One can of corn
  • As many jalapeños you’d like! (I leave the seeds in because I like the burn)
  • Half an onion (cut into small pieces)
  • Box of vegetable stock
  • Cup of water
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Garlic Powder

I make this soup at the beginning to the week and eat it almost every day for lunch! So spicy!!!

“Gourmet” Grilled Cheese

(please note the intended joke here…)

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Upgrade your regular grilled cheese by adding avocado, spinach, garlic powder and a slice of tomato if you’d like! Just adding the spinach makes it feel so much healthier…

Roasted Potato/Corn Salad

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Photo from Aberdeen’s Kitchen

http://www.aberdeenskitchen.com/2016/05/southwest-roasted-potato-salad/

An excellent dish to bring to a party or to impress your friends and family…

Sun Dried Tomato Pasta with Tofu

Made this pasta the other week and have been loving it!!

  • Heat up some chopped up garlic and olive oil in a pan
  • Cut up some sun-dried tomatoes and toss them in (adding more oil if necessary)
  • Add in any vegetables you like, I use mushrooms, onion, spinach
  • Crumple up the tofu and toss in with the vegetables
  • Let simmer until all the vegetables are soft
  • Add more oil and add the cooked spaghetti noodles (I use rice noodles)

Serve with parmesan cheese on top!

Thanks for reading,

Shelby

 

 

 

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