5 Deliciously Filling Meatless Monday Recipes Even Carnivores Will Love

Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or you just want the occasional break from being a carnivore, there are so many delicious meatless recipes to choose from, beyond tofu and lentils (but like, tofu and lentils are also delicious).

Because so many of us are on the meatless Monday train, we thought we’d round up some of our favorite affordable recipes for your Monday night dinner.

Creamy Penne Pasta

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Creamy penne Pasta is delicious in any form, but I'm super partial to this creamy pasta dish that seriously tastes like comfort in a bowl. Quick and easy, with simple ingredients, just the way I love it. Perfect for a weeknight meal. Recipe below 💚 Happy Wednesday . . Ingredients 1 lb penne 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, or more, if you like 1 cup of “no salt added” tomato sauce from a can Salt, to taste fresh pepper, to taste 1 cup unsweetened full fat oat milk 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes in olive oil 1/2 cup freshly chopped parsley or basil . . Instructions In a large pot, bring water to a boil and add the pasta and salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until 2 mins shy of al dente Reserve about 1 cup of the cooking water and then drain the pasta In a large skillet over medium heat, combine 2 tbsp olive oil, 3 cloves of crushed garlic, 1/2 tsp of red pepper flakes, 1 cup of tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Cook for about 2 minutes. Gently add the unsweetened oat milk and continue to simmer for another minute. Stir in the pasta and adjust the consistency by adding some or all of the reserved cooking water and cook for 2 more minutes, making sure the pasta doesn’t over cook Check for seasoning and adjust, if needed, with salt/pepper/red pepper flakes Stir in the sun-dried tomatoes, top with fresh chopped parsley/basil Serve hot . . . #veganrecipes #vegan #foodphotography #foodstyling #whatveganseat #pasta #veganpasta #creamypasta #vegansofig #easyrecipes #meatless #govegan #plantpowered #plantbased #veganfoodshare #veganism #healthyrecipes #thrivemags #bestofvegan #vegancomfortfood #meatlessmonday

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This recipe from Yummy Yatra is so deliciously creamy and savory, and the red pepper gives it the perfect kick. Check out their Instagram page for even more vegan recipes!

Vegetarian Halloumi Curry

We’re obsessed with everything on CUBBin the Kitchen’s page, and this vegetarian curry is no exception. You can check out the full recipe on their website.

 Sweet Corn, Basil + Burrata Ravioli

Sautéed garlic, mushrooms, and asparagus — we’re drooling over this recipe from A Wholesome New World.

Vegan Cheeseburgers

A plant-based Impossible Burger with vegan cheese and mayo. Yum! Check out the Plant-Based Junkie Instagram page for delicious vegan junk food recipes. We’re into it.

Mushroom Stroganoff 

Savory mushrooms with sauteed onions over a bed of silky mashed potatoes? Thanks, we love it.

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