Have A Great Dinner With These Healthy Vegetarian Recipes
March 23rd, 2017
Today more people are practicing vegetarianism. The reasons are varied and valid, although most people become vegetarians because of health reasons, some actually choose to become vegetarians because of their moral beliefs, ethics, culture, religion, politics, and their environment; still some are converted due to their peers, and the aesthetic reasoning that most vegetarians are thinner than meat eaters.
No matter which category you fall into for going vegetarian, you can have a great dinner party with these healthy vegetarian recipes. Even the mouths of meat eaters will water when they see you serve up a sumptuous healthy vegetarian meal.
There are many types of vegetarians, so depending on the type of vegetarian you are, the ingredients on any healthy vegetarian recipes will generally vary. Healthy vegetarian recipe is no rocket science; you don’t have to be a scientist to be able to come up with healthy vegetarian recipes.
If you want to open your world to vegetarian cooking, simply follow these healthy vegetarian recipes for your next dinner. Trust me it will be a hit!
No other healthy vegetarian recipe comes close to this one; a Tomato and Pesto Bruschetta. The ingredients are: 1 loaf fresh crusty Italian bread, 3 pieces plum, or roma tomatoes (diced and seeded), 1 to 2 cups pesto sauce (store bought or homemade), and mozzarella cheese.
Before doing anything else, preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Slice the bread, preferably in a diagonal way. Spread the bread in a cookie sheet and place it inside the oven for 3 to 5 minutes until crisp and a bit golden brown.
Spread about a tablespoon or two of your pesto on top of the bruschetta, then sprinkle it with tomatoes; and top it all with mozzarella cheese. Place the bruschetta topped with pesto, tomatoes and cheese in the cookie sheet you used a while ago and place it inside the oven for 2 minutes, or until the cheese melts.
Italian Style Baked pasta makes for a great healthy vegetarian recipe. The ingredients for this scrumptious healthy vegetarian recipe are: 1 yellow and 1 green bell pepper (diced), 4 oz asparagus (white or green depending on which ones you like), 2 pieces medium sized eggplants (eggplants lend a sort of meat flavor without the meat), 8 oz porcini mushrooms(sliced), about a palm full of chopped parsley, kosher salt and pepper to taste, 3 tbsp olive oil, 1tbsp dried Italian seasoning, 26 oz marinara sauce or tomato sauce, 1 cup skim ricotta cheese, ½ cup mozzarella cheese, ½ cup fontina cheese, and ¼ cup parmesan cheese for topping.
Boil a liter of water, when you see it rolling put in some salt and pour in the pasta and cook it according to package directions, except that you must shorten it by about 3 minutes. Next, Begin by sautéing the eggplants (they are the ones which cooks the longest), after about a minute put in the porcini mushrooms, asparagus, and bell peppers. Pour in the marinara sauce, let the whole thing simmer, add the chopped parsley. Put the ricotta cheese, the fontina cheese, and the mozzarella cheese before seasoning the sauce with salt and pepper.
Drain the pasta and mix it with the sauce. Pour the sauce and pasta mixture into a baking dish top it with the parmesan cheese and bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly.
These healthy vegetarian recipes are eye openers in showing us that vegetarian food are not at all bland. Vegetarian food can be delicious.