Vegetarians, as many think are bereft of the savory taste of meat items. This is not true with a large variation of recipes that can be prepared without meat that offers full flavor to taste starved people.
The dishes that can be prepared in purely vegetarian style and conforming to the health standards are many. Prominent among them are vegetarian bean chili, vegetable Lasagna, vegetarian black eyed peas, vegetarian collard beans, vegetarian pot stickers, and vegetarian wraps, vegetarian burritos, homemade veggie burger, vegetarian meatballs, vegetarian meat lovers’ pizza etc.
All these items can be prepared easily and quickly. The ingredients required to prepare these items are readily available at the local grocery shop. Apart from the taste aspect, the above items also have tremendous inherent health value in them. The internet is abuzz with training videos and how to instructions giving detailed guidelines on how to prepare these mouth watering dishes.
Prominent among vegetarian snacks and appetizers are Vegetarian Chicken Teriyaki Wraps, Vegetarian Mushroom Stuffing, Vegetarian Burritos, Vegetarian Mayonnaise, Vegetarian Chicken Salad, Vegetarian Baked Beans, Broccoli Pizza, Vegetarian “Tuna” Salad, Vegetarian Taco Dip, and Stuffed Rice Pancakes. Different vegetables and flavors can be used as per requirement.
Never be shy about adding ingredients that will pose a challenge to the existing norms in vegetarian cooking. Frozen fresh vegetables can be used if one does not want to cut fresh raw vegetables. Vegetable oil, corn oil or canola oil may be preferred over butter or margarine to control cholesterol level. The food items should not be overcooked. Adding too much of salt should be avoided.
Vegetarian dishes, especially the ones cooked on the lines of health and fitness do offer a wide variety for non-meat lovers and the dishes can be presented in expressive and luxurious manner. Happy eating.