As food plays a major role in our lives, everyone likes to try and taste some different kind of food recipes. Taking health issues into consideration, nowadays people are slowly converting into vegetarians also.

In the food category, generally, we come across vegetarians and non-vegetarians. But as the non-vegetarian food has limited varieties and is not good for people of all age groups, food lovers are now showing interest to explore wide varieties of tasty vegetarian recipes, says famous business Astrologer Hirav Shah.

1. Honey Balsamic glazed carrots

The combination of roasted carrots (on oven heat of 400°F) with honey, balsamic vinegar and butter gives heavenly taste in the form of Honey Balsamic glazed carrots and is so simple to prepare also.

Main ingredients to prepare Honey Balsamic glazed carrots recipe are:

2 lbs carrots,
1 Tbsp olive oil,
1/4 tsp salt,
1/4 tap pepper,
2 Tbsp honey,
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar and
1 Tbsp butter.

Nutrition content (per 1 serving)

Calories: 193.5 kcal,
Protein: 2.23g,
Fat: 6.28g,
Sodium: 238.83mg,
Fiber:2.95g,
Carbohydrates: 32.93g

This easy and delicious recipe is recommended as a night meal in the busy week days.

2. Sweet Potato Cornbread

The texture of Sweet Potato Cornbread looks rich and thick. Mashed sweet potato, fragrant spices added with sour cream makes it a delicious dish. So one piece will be enough as a satisfying meal for you. The recipe is easy to cook and serve.

Ingredients required to cook the recipe

1 lb. sweet potato,
1.5 cups yellow cornmeal,
1 cup all-purpose flour,
1/2 cup sugar,
1 Tbsp baking powder,
1 tsp salt,
1/2 tsp cinnamon,
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg,
2 large eggs,
1/2 cup sour cream,
3/4 cup milk,
2 Tbsp cooking oil and
1/2 Tbsp cooking oil

Sweet potato cornbread is usually being eaten as a breakfast item with a fried egg on the side. It looks great with coffee also. It is fine when served along with a bowl of warm chili as well.

Nutrition (serving per head)

Calories: 373.49kcal,
Carbohydrates: 58.94g,
protein: 7.13g,
Fat:12.29g,
Sodium: 570.19mg and
Fiber: 3.15g

3. Tomato Lentil soup

This is a traditional vegetable soup which is a mixture of Tomatoes along with a few veggies and little earthiness from the lentils. During the winter season one can happily have Tomato soup on a daily basis.

Ingredients required

2 Tbsp tomato paste,
1 yellow onion,
3 carrots,
2 cloves garlic,
1 russet potato,
2 Tbsp olive oil,
2 15oz.
cans stewed tomatoes,
1 cup brown lentils,
1/2 tsp paprika,
1/2 tsp dried oregano,
1/4 tsp freshly cracked black pepper,
4 cups vegetable broth and 2 Tbsp soy sauce

Nutrition (serving 1.5 cups)

Calories: 279.58kcal,
Carbohydrates: 48.58g,
Protein: 12.17g,
Fat: 5.65g,
Sodium: 1148.67mg and
Fiber:7.48g

4. Garlic herb Mashed Cauliflower

 

Garlic herb mashed Cauliflower is an easy and flexible recipe which will be a great side dish to any meal. It tastes fairly neutral flavour but the mixture of herbs gives a rich look and soothing taste.

Ingredients

1 head cauliflower,
2 Tbsp butter,
2 oz. cream cheese,
1 tsp dried parsley,
1/2 tsp dried basil,
1/4 tsp onion powder,
1/4 tsp garlic powder,
1/2 tsp salt and
1/8 tsp freshly cracked black pepper

Nutrition (Serving 0.75cup)

Calories: 154.65kcal,
Carbohydrates: 11.78g,
Protein:5.1g,
Fat:11.23g,
Sodium:479.13mg and
Fiber 4.45g

5. Crunchy Cabbage Salad

The crunchy Cabbage salad coated with yummy sesame ginger dressing is a perfect recipe. The crunchiness of the cabbage, carrots and peanuts gives strikingly different tastes which must be tried for sure.

This crunchy salad can be preserved in the refrigerator for almost a week and can be used as a side dish for all days in a week.

Ingredients

4 cups shredded purple cabbage,
2 carrots,
4 green onions,
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro,
1/2 cup peanuts.

Sesame Ginger dressing

1/4 cup neutral salad oil,
2 Tbsp rice vinegar,
1 Tbsp soy sauce,
1.5 Tbsp honey,
1/2 Tbsp tahini,
1/4 tsp toasted sesame oil,
1 clove garlic and
1/2 Tbsp grated fresh ginger

Nutrition (Serving 1)

Fiber: 4.58g,
Calories 213.72kcal,
Carbohydrates: 13.88g,
Protein: 5.08g,
Fat: 16.78g and
Sodium: 179.27mg

6. Mediterranean white bean salad

Among the variety of salads, Mediterranean white bean salad is a simple recipe and takes only minutes to prepare. The coloured flavour of salad adds a different texture to your plate.

Mediterranean white bean salad is a fast and fresh side dish that pairs nicely with any grilled or roasted item.

Ingredients

2 Tbsp olive oil,
1/4 tsp freshly cracked black pepper,
2 15oz. cans butter beans,
1/2 bunch fresh parsley,
1-pint grape tomatoes,
2 Tbsp lemon juice,
2 cloves garlic,
1/4 tsp salt and
2 oz. feta cheese

Nutrition ( serving 1cup)

Fiber:7.28g,
Carbohydrates: 22.58g,
Protein:8.48g,
Fat: 9.08g,
Calories: 210.8kcal and
Sodium: 552.4mg

7. Pumpkin pie overnight oats

The Pumpkin pie overnight oats recipe stays good even after storing for five days in the refrigerator. It can be served as breakfast during busy mornings.

Ingredients

1/3 cup old-fashioned rolled oats,
1 Tbsp chopped pecans,
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice,
1/8 tsp salt,
1/4 cup pumpkin puree,
1/2 Tbsp brown sugar and
1/2 cup milk.

Nutrition ( serving 1 bowl)

Carbohydrates:42.24g,
Protein: 9.85g,
Fat:11.88g,
Sodium:350.34mg,
Fiber:6.38g and
Calories: 293.86kcal.

8. Homemade Pizza Dough

The best part of making Pizza Dough is that it can be done instantly without any pre-planning. As it contains bread, tomatoes and cheese as the main ingredients, Pizza Dough can be used as a substitute for dinner meals.

You can even store the whole pizza in the refrigerator for two days and just heat the required portions in the oven before eating.

Ingredients

1 Tbsp olive oil,
1 tsp salt,
2 cups all-purpose flour,
1 Tbsp Sugar,
1 tsp yeast and
3/4 cups of warm water.

Nutrition ( serving 1)

Calories: 272.05kcal,
Carbohydrates: 51.13g,
Protein: 6.85g,
Fat: 4.05g,
Sodium: 591.85mg and
Fiber: 1.98g

Try the above-mentioned trending recipes at home and you will surely fall in love with the taste and texture of vegetarian food, says Astro and business strategist Hirav Shah.