Vegetarian Recipes to Try This Weekend

Spotting delicious new vegetarian recipes is undoubtedly no easy task. Whether you follow a strict vegetarian diet, are testing the waters, or fancy a meal without meat, it can be rather challenging to find a vegetarian-friendly dish that is exploding with flavor. Yet, I have two recipes here for you that are abundant in the taste department and are sure to leave your stomach satisfied!

Black Beans and Rice


  • 1 cup instant rice (white)
  • 1 can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 can black beans (do not drain)
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 onion (finely cut)


  1. Sauté onion with oil in a saucepan. Don’t let the onion brown. Throw in the tomatoes, beans, oregano, and garlic powder,. Bring to a boil. Stir in the rice and let it boil again. Reduce heat to a low setting, cover, and allow to simmer.
  2. After about seven minutes, remove the pan from the stove and sit for about 3-4 minutes. Serve hot.

Vegetarian Spaghetti


  • 1 lb spaghetti noodles
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cans tomato puree sauce
  • 1 can corn (drained)
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • Salt for taste


  1. Cook the noodles by boiling a big pot of lightly salted water. Add the noodles and let them cook until soft and clean. Drain throughout.
  2. In a saucepan, mix mushrooms, broccoli, carrots, corn, and tomato puree sauce. Set to medium-hot heat and cook for about fifteen minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. To serve, scoop noodles onto a plate and top with an ample serving of sauce.

I hope you give these recipes a try and savor them as I do. Thank you for reading.

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