50 Recipes with Vegetable Broth

When it comes to vegetable broth, think beyond soups and have fun adding it to new recipes like pastas, casseroles, grains, gravy and even salad dressing!

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There are so many recipes that use vegetable broth beyond just soups. We’ve all been in the situation where we open a carton of vegetable broth, use one cup in a recipe, then store it in the fridge and forget to use it again. This post will show you 50 different options to use vegetable broth in common recipes, so you never waste broth again!

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Get familiar with the many ways you can use vegetable broth below. Whether you are using store-bought broth or you are making your own vegetable broth from scratch, you’ll find so many uses for it here.

what is broth?

Broth is a medley of vegetables, meat, or a combination of both that cook down slowly in water to enrich the liquid with flavor and nutrients. It’s savory and a wholesome addition for making a plethora of recipes and is utilized in different ways.

What’s the difference between broth and stock

I used to use the terms broth and stock interchangeably. I thought it was pretty much the same thing – savory liquid made from boiling water with meat, bones, vegetables, and/or herbs. But there is actually a subtle difference between the two. Stock is generally made from bony parts of beef or chicken. But broth is made more out of meat or vegetables only. Stock tends to be richer, while broth tends to be thinner.

Both play supporting roles in many dishes to help deliver a boost in flavor. But let’s focus on broth today.

Straining the stock from a pot

How to buy the best broth

I do often make my own vegetable broth from scraps of vegetables and herbs. But that can be time-consuming. And that’s where store-bought vegetable broth comes in. All packaged vegetable broths are not created equally. So look for these three cues that you’re buying a good one.

  1. Minimal: Think about if you were to make vegetable broth at home. What ingredients would you include? Probably onions, carrots, celery, and some herbs, and maybe garlic or some seasonings. Bottom line, though, is to keep the ingredient list simple and short.
  2. High quality: Avoid any vegetable broths that contain low-quality ingredients that may taste good but aren’t really good for your body. That includes MSG, natural flavor, and dehydrated vegetables.
  3. Organic: I know organic can be tough because of the pricing. But when it comes to broth, the organic one is only about $0.25 more. And that small price difference means it has no GMOs and no pesticides.

what CAN YOU make with vegetable broth?

There is surprisingly a variety of ways you can use vegetable broth and so many recipes that you can make with it, and I’m not talking just about soup! Get creative by using broth as a replacement for water in soups, gravies, and sauces, and as a substitute for oil when sautéing veggies and meat, or for making an oil-free dressing.

recipes using vegetable broth

The most common recipes that use broth are soups, stews, and chilis. It’s the best way to instantly enhance a recipe with depth, sweetness, and savory flavors. But, let’s reach out of the box and try new ways to use broth in almost any savory recipe. Try replacing water and oil for broth in pasta dishes, sautéing vegetables and meats instead of oil, and in side dishes like a liquid in mashed potatoes, oil in a salad dressing, or in most cases where water, oil, or broth is on the ingredient list.

Soups, Stews, and Chili

Using vegetable broth interchangeably with chicken and beef broth is easy to do, and the flavors are just as impactful. It can replace the water in most soup recipes, too.

  • Creamy Vegan Vegetable Soup – A truly wholesome, cozy soup made with rich broth, plant-based milk, and all the best veggies.
  • Cabbage Tomato Soup – A deliciously light and healthy soup that is perfect for lunch and a great detoxing soup recipe.
  • Lebanese Spinach Stew – This authentic Lebanese-style stew is made with simple ingredients; it’s wholesome, well-balanced, and can use chicken or vegetable broth.
  • Smooth Asparagus Soup – Creamy and rich, this quick and easy soup is healthy and made with roasted asparagus, potatoes, and vegan milk.
  • Hearty Lentil Soup – An authentic Lebanese recipe, this soup is made with crushed lentils and rice and made more flavorful by using veggie broth instead of water.
  • Fresh Corn Chowder – This classic corn chowder made vegan is so easy to make with frozen corn, potatoes, broth, and coconut milk, then blended for creaminess.
  • Instant Pot Chili with Lentils – Loaded with fresh and healthy ingredients, this chili is hearty, warming, and so easy to make and ready to serve in 30 minutes.
  • Roasted Tomato Basil Soup – Basic pantry ingredients and a lot of love make this tomato soup a favorite. Roast tomatoes and vegetables and blend together with a rich veggie broth for the best flavorful homemade soup.
  • Creamy Butternut Squash Soup – With only 10 minutes to prep, this roasted butternut soup is ultra-comforting and smooth, and beckons for cold weather.
  • White Bean Veggie Soup – A quick soup with plant-based protein and hearty vegetables, this recipe will keep you full and light enough to not weigh you down.
  • Minestrone Vegetarian Soup – Based on the hearty classic Italian recipe, this soup is loaded with beans, vegetables, and pasta in a seasoned aromatic tomato broth!
  • Creamy Leek Soup – Warm and velvety, this soup is pureed with potatoes and broth for a simple and healthy recipe.
  • Cheesy Broccoli Soup – The best creamy vegan broccoli soup that uses pureed potatoes and carrots to thicken and add an additional layer of flavor and velvety goodness.
  • Roasted Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Soup – A wonderfully spiced vegan soup made with coconut milk and lots of aromatics like fresh ginger and garlic.
  • Ginger Carrot Soup – This vibrant and creamy soup is made with coconut and roasted carrot for a perfectly spiced vegan recipe.
  • Red Curry Soup with Noodles – This vegan soup comes together in just 15 minutes for a rich and fragrant soup that will warm your soul.
  • Beef Vegetable Stew – Make this rich stew with vegetable broth, peas, and carrots for a Lebanese-inspired recipe that is utterly comforting and nutritious.
  • Freekeh Chicken Soup – Deepen the flavor of this aromatic, warm broth with chicken and spices by using vegetable broth instead of water. Made with tomatoes, freekeh, onions, and parley for an irresistible dish.
  • Chicken White Bean Chili – A spicy, comforting bowl of chili made with chicken can be made lighter by substituting the chicken broth for veggie instead.
  • Quinoa Tortilla Soup – This Vegetarian Tortilla Soup recipe is quick to prep and full of bright and zest Mexican flavors. Made with quinoa, this hearty soup is healthy and filling.
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Pasta dishes

When making pasta recipes, switch out the water for vegetable broth to add more flavor to the dish. One way to do this is by replacing half the water when boiling pasta. Another is to use broth as a replacement in a recipe that uses water as an ingredient, like thinning down a sauce.

  • Spinach Hummus Pasta – Use vegetable broth as a replacement for water to thin down a pasta sauce which adds a touch of flavor like in this cream hummus pasta recipe.
  • Shrimp Scampi with Zoodles – My take on a healthy scampi is full of nutritious ingredients, full of the best flavors, and made with zucchini noodles for a lighter dish.
  • Baked Pasta with Ground Turkey – Cook the onion, ground turkey, and garlic in broth for an oil-free pasta dinner for a comfort dish the whole family will love!
  • Spicy Creamy Chicken Pasta – Switch out the chicken broth for a veggie stock for a light creamy sauce that is still full of delicious Cajun flavor.
  • Spinach Tomato Linguine – Instantly enhance the flavor of any pasta by cooking it in broth. You can use all broth to boil the pasta or a combination with water. This linguine has simple ingredients, and this step will intensify the flavor.
  • Pasta Bolognese – Pasta Bolognese is a classic Italian dish made with ground beef, tomatoes, and onions along with the vegetable broth. This is a staple delicious dinner recipe that is such a crowd-pleaser.
  • Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta – Effortless to make from scratch, this creamy butternut squash pasta is made with a few simple ingredients for a delicious easy family meal. The creamy vegan sauce is made by blending roasted butternut squash, vegetable broth, and plant-based milk.
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Sauteeing with Broth

Reduce your calories by using vegetable broth instead of oil to sauté vegetables and meats with. This is also an easy exchange for those aiming for an oil-free or plant-based diet.

  • Plant-based Cauliflower Curry – The ultimate comfort dish bursting with robust Indian spices and creamy coconut milk for a healthful recipe. Sub the oil for sautéing with broth and for replacing some or all of the water.
  • Sauteed Mushrooms – Make these healthy meaty shrooms to add to a chickpea burger or healthy vegan noodle bowl for a quick side.
  • Shakshuka with Greens – Cook your veggies in a little bit of liquid for an oil-free Middle Eastern recipe with eggs and a medley of green veggies.
  • Mexican Street Tacos – It really is easy to eliminate oil in recipes by this simple exchange of ingredients. Using broth for chicken adds flavor and juiciness to the filling of these tacos.
  • Molokhia– Sautee the veggies and dried molokhia for a rich flavor without having to use oil for this authentic, hearty stew over rice.
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Entrees

Replace chicken or beef broth for vegetable broth in basically any recipe for a healthy alternative that still adds amazing flavor.

  • Eggplant Moussaka -This Easy Eggplant Moussaka recipe is a quick version of the Greek dish made with layers of eggplant and spiced ground beef and topped with a bechamel sauce
  • Chicken Broccoli Casserole – This casserole is baked in the oven with a creamy sauce made from milk and chicken broth. Use vegetable broth in the place of chicken broth and try this delicious weeknight balanced meal full of protein, wholesome vegetables, and hearty grains!
  • One Pan Chicken and Mushroom – This easy one-pan 30-minute meal is perfect for a weeknight family meal. Sautéed chicken and mushrooms are made with simple ingredients and loaded with flavor.
  • Chicken Piccata – This Lemon Chicken Piccata is a quick and easy healthy version of the original recipe, that’s grain-free, Whole30, and Paleo with a silky sauce made from vegetable broth.
  • Mediterranean Couscous with Shrimp – A quick and easy summer recipe, this Mediterranean Couscous dish is made with shrimp, tomatoes, feta, olives, and capers – it’s fresh, healthy & irresistible.
  • One-Pot Chicken & Rice – This One-Pot Chicken Rice and Vegetables is hearty, delicious, and family-friendly! It has simple everyday ingredients, making it an easy go-to meal!
  • Spiced Beef and Rice – Made with beef, chickpeas, and basmati rice cooked in broth, this Mediterranean dish is loaded with spices and tons of flavor.
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Side Dishes

Substitute vegetable broth in salad dressings, for cooking vegetables, and infusing rice recipes with more flavor.

  • Mushroom Pea Risotto –  It’s creamy, cheesy, and perfectly flavored with golden mushrooms and springtime peas.
  • Bulgur Pilaf – This Lebanese-style recipe is hearty and full of fiber, plus it’s completely customizable.
  • Melting Sweet Potatoes – These Melting Sweet Potatoes are a must Thanksgiving side dish. The edges are slightly crunchy, and the insides are super tender, caramelized & candy-like! The vegetable broth and butter mixture is what makes them so melty and delicious!
  • Shirazi Salad – This Iranian Shirazi salad side dish is full of fresh and vibrant flavors with a dressing that can replace the oil with broth for a healthy, flavorful bite.
  • Green Beans with Toasted Almonds – Cook the green beans in vegetable broth with some reserved to pan-fry them for a lighter option for green bean casserole
  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes – This savory recipe is an alternative to the common sweet casserole that is loaded with sugar. Make it even lighter by halving the milk with broth.
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Other Recipes using Vegetable Broth

  • Mediterranean Chopped Salad – Make this Mediterranean Chopped Salad for a large crowd. It’s full of veggies, chickpeas, feta cheese, and olives. You can make the lemon herb dressing oil-free by swapping the olive oil for vegetable broth, and no one will even know!
  • Vegan Mushroom Gravy – Try this easy delicious Vegan Mushroom Gravy for Thanksgiving – made w/ caramelized mushrooms & onions and flavored with vegetable broth, soy sauce & thyme.
  • Lebanese Fattoush Salad – A fresh and bright salad with broth instead of oil for the dressing, made with seasonal vegetables and fried pita bread
  • Lentil Chickpea Salad – Make this simple and easy recipe with chickpeas and fresh veggies for one delicious side dish. Use half water and half broth to cook lentils or replace it completely with broth for an instant flavor enhancer.
  • Vegetable Quinoa Bowl – Quinoa cooked in vegetable broth is the perfect way to boost the taste of a sometimes bland grain. Tossed with roasted vegetables, this bowl is healthy and wholesome, a perfect side dish or entree.
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Frequently asked questions

How long does vegetable broth last?

Homemade vegetable broth will last 4-5 days. But store-bought vegetable broth will last a little longer, approximately 5-6 days.

Is vegetable broth vegan?

Because vegetable broth is made using vegetables and liquid, it is considered vegan. Be sure to check to package ingredients, however, to make sure that there is no dairy or eggs used for some reason.

Can you substitute vegetable broth for chicken broth?

With most recipes, it’s definitely acceptable to substitute vegetable broth for chicken broth, especially if you’re not following a vegetable diet.

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As you can see, it is super easy to use vegetable broth as a versatile ingredient in soups, stews, pasta recipes, vegetable dishes, and for sauteeing without oil. Try some of these different ways to use broth the next time you make a meal, and be sure to check out some of my favorite recipes that I’ve shared here.

full list of recipes

Check out the picture cards for all the recipes listed above. You can click on any of the recipe cards to take you directly to those recipes.

Creamy vegetable soup - vegan soup recipe made with potatoes and oat milk
Soup

Creamy Vegetable Soup

This Creamy Vegetable Soup is a cozy, comforting vegan recipe that's gluten-free, easy-to-make & loaded with veggies- great for lunch or as a dinner starter
 
40 minutes
5 from 1270 votes
Tomato cabbage soup in a white bowl topped with fresh cabbage
Soup

Cabbage Tomato Soup

This Tomato Cabbage Soup is vegan, easy to make and low in calories. It's a delicious, light & healthy lunch that is inspired by the detox cabbage soup diet
 
45 minutes
5 from 176 votes
Lebanese Spinach Stew (Sabanekh wu riz) served with pine nuts and lemon slices
Entree

Lebanese Spinach Stew

Try this authentic Lebanese style Spinach stew made with simple ingredients; it's wholesome, well-balanced and perfect to feed a large family
 
27 minutes
5 from 162 votes
Close up of cream of asparagus soup in bowl with spoon
Soup

Smooth Asparagus Soup

This Vegan Asparagus Soup is rich and creamy without any cream. It’s made with vegetables & roasted asparagus – a quick, easy and healthy recipe for spring!
 
50 minutes
5 from 155 votes
Close up shot of bowl of crushed lentil soup with spoon inside bowl
Soup

Hearty Lentil Soup

Learn how to make this authentic healthy Lebanese Crushed Lentil Soup in 30 minutes! Made with simple pantry ingredients, it's vegan, hearty and so filling!
 
30 minutes
5 from 189 votes
Two bowls of vegan corn chowder with spoons inside
Soup

Fresh Corn Chowder

Vegan Corn Chowder is an easy soup recipe made with fresh or frozen corn, potatoes and light coconut milk, then blended to create a rich and creamy texture!
 
45 minutes
5 from 16 votes
Two bowls of vegan lentil chili with avocado
Main Course

Instant Pot Chili with Lentils

This Instant Pot vegan lentil chili is simple and quick to make and so delicious! Loaded with healthy ingredients, it's great for meal prep and freezer meals.
 
30 minutes
5 from 45 votes
Final plated roasted tomato soup topped with fresh basil
Soup

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

This Roasted Tomato Soup is made with simple pantry items along with juicy ripe tomatoes and fresh basil, then blended into a creamy flavorful homemade soup
 
1 hour 30 minutes
5 from 129 votes
Bowl of soup garnished with coconut milk and pumpkin seeds with spoon inside bowl and another bowl nearby.
Soup

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

This roasted butternut squash soup is healthy, vegan, and comforting! The coconut milk adds an additional depth of flavor and creaminess.
 
1 hour 5 minutes
5 from 88 votes
Mediterranean white bean soup in a large white bowl
Soup

White Bean Veggie Soup

Try this vegan Mediterranean White Bean Soup for lunch or dinner. It's a quick gluten free soup recipe that's filled with vegetables and plant-based protein
 
35 minutes
5 from 2863 votes
Close up of mug bowl of vegetarian minestrone soup topped with parsley and parmesan cheese
Soup

Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

Vegetarian Minestrone Soup is based on the hearty classic Italian recipe that's loaded with beans, vegetables and pasta in a seasoned aromatic tomato broth!
 
45 minutes
5 from 143 votes
This healthy potato leek soup is a simple classic recipe that's made with potatoes, leeks, garlic and vegetable broth. For healthy swaps, I use olive oil instead of butter, use sour cream instead of heavy cream and skip the flour. It makes a smooth, creamy and velvety soup that's nourishing for your body and soul!
Soup

Creamy Leek Soup

This healthy Potato Leek soup is a simple classic recipe made with potatoes, leeks, garlic and broth – a smooth and creamy vegetarian soup!
 
1 hour
5 from 32 votes
Healthy Broccoli and Cheese Soup in a brown bowl
Soup

Cheesy Broccoli Soup

This vegan-friendly Healthy Broccoli and Cheese Soup has all the flavor of the traditional recipe but with no cream, less calories and less fat!
 
40 minutes
5 from 29 votes
Sweet potato cauliflower soup in a white bowl
Soup

Roasted Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Soup

This Sweet Potato Cauliflower Soup is wonderfully spiced and made with coconut milk. A delicious and creamy vegan soup that requires minimal preparation!
 
1 hour
5 from 93 votes
Carrot ginger soup served with crusty bread
Soup

Ginger Carrot Soup

This vibrant and creamy vegan Carrot Ginger Soup is made with roasted carrots and coconut milk. It comes together quickly and easily and is perfectly spiced
 
45 minutes
5 from 37 votes
Red curry noodle soup bowl made with tofu
Soup

Red Curry Noodle Soup

Red Curry Noodle Soup is like your favorite vegan soup from a Thai restaurant. Try making it homemade in just 15 minutes with one pot & minimal ingredients!
 
15 minutes
5 from 8 votes
A bowl of peas and carrots stew garnished with lemon wedges
Entree

Beef Vegetable Stew

If you're looking for new vegetable beef stews to try, this Lebanese inspired Peas and Carrots Stew (we call them yakhneh) is hearty, nutritious and utterly comforting.
 
40 minutes
5 from 56 votes
overhead shot of Freekeh soup
Dinner, Main Dish, Soup

Freekeh Chicken Soup

Cracked freekeh soup with an aromatic warm broth loaded with shredded chicken, onions, and spices. This Lebanese soup recipe is even better the next day!
 
1 hour 40 minutes
5 from 47 votes
Final easy white chicken chili served in two bowls with toppings
Soup

Chicken White Bean Chili

The colder weather is begging for a bowl of this comforting Easy White Chicken Chili – made in one pot, and packed with chicken, white beans and spicy chili
 
50 minutes
5 from 10 votes
Close up shot of vegetarian tortilla soup with all the toppings
Soup

Quinoa Tortilla Soup

This Vegetarian Tortilla Soup is just as hearty & flavorful as the chicken version. It’s spicy and full of plant-based protein like quinoa & black beans!
 
1 hour 15 minutes
5 from 35 votes
Final plated dish of the hummus pasta topped with lemon slices, basil and crushed garlic
Entree

Spinach Hummus Pasta

This creamy vegan Hummus Pasta is a healthy Mediterranean inspired recipe! It’s all made in one pot and ready in 15 minutes – perfect for a weeknight meal!
 
15 minutes
5 from 423 votes
Healthy shrimp scampi made with half pasta and half zucchini topped with lemon slices
Main Course

Shrimp Scampi with Zoodles

Healthy Shrimp Scampi combines the classic flavors of the dish with simple swaps like using zoodles zucchini noodles instead of pasta for a lighter meal!
 
15 minutes
5 from 164 votes
overhead shot of baked pasta with ground turkey in a skillet
Entree

Baked Pasta with Ground Turkey

This Baked Pasta with Ground Turkey recipe is made with whole wheat pasta, lean ground turkey, marinara sauce – a comfort dish the whole family will love!
 
35 minutes
5 from 82 votes
Skillet of the creamy cajun pasta garnished with roma tomatoes and green onions.
Entree, Main Dish, Pastas

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

This creamy Cajun chicken pasta is easy to make and features delicious blackened chicken, fresh bright tomatoes with perfectly cooked al dente pasta!
 
45 minutes
4.9 from 38 votes
One pan pasta in a big pot
Entree, Pastas

Spinach Tomato Linguine

One pan pasta is an easy family friendly meal you can whip up quickly on weeknights. It's a no-fuss meal using only one cookware and any vegetables you like
 
25 minutes
5 from 395 votes
Pasta Bolognese in a large pan topped with fresh basil leaves with a wooden spoon
Entree

Pasta Bolognese

Pasta Bolognese is a classic Italian dish made with ground beef, tomatoes and onions. This is a staple delicious dinner recipe that is such a crowd pleaser
 
55 minutes
5 from 761 votes
Creamy butternut squash pasta topped with parmesan cheese
Main Course

Cheesy Butternut Squash Pasta

Effortless to make from scratch, this creamy butternut squash pasta is made with a few simple ingredients for a delicious easy family meal.
 
40 minutes
5 from 19 votes
Final shot of the cauliflower curry served with rice on top
Main Course

Plant-Based Cauliflower Curry

This vegan Cauliflower Curry is the ultimate comfort dish bursting with robust Indian spices and sweetened with coconut milk! It’s a healthy easy dinner idea.
 
50 minutes
5 from 577 votes
Serving plate of the sauteed mushrooms with thyme
Side Dish

Sautéed Mushrooms with Garlic

These easy sauteed mushrooms only take 10 minutes & 5 ingredients to cook. They make a perfect side to serve with steak and chicken, or as a burger topping!
 
10 minutes
5 from 59 votes
Green Shakshuka cooked in a cast iron skillet
Breakfast

Green Shakshuka

Green Shakshuka is a modern version of the Middle Eastern recipe. It includes cracked eggs over a medley of green vegetables. It’s vegetarian & gluten-free!
 
30 minutes
4.9 from 14 votes
Mexican street tacos with kale, corn and chicken. Hand grabbing one taco
Entree

Mexican Street Tacos

Mexican Street Tacos are a popular street food made with small tortillas and stuffed with kale slaw and a chicken and corn filling – quick, easy & flavorful
 
20 minutes
4.7 from 15 votes
Large bowl of molokhia topped with shredded chicken, tomatoes and lemon slices and served over rice
Entree, Main Course

Molokhia (Mloukhieh)

This is an authentic Lebanese recipe for how to make Molokhia – which is a jews mallow (jute leaves) hearty healthy stew served over rice!
 
1 hour 45 minutes
5 from 291 votes
Eggplant moussaka with a slice removed
Entree

Easy Eggplant Moussaka

This Easy Eggplant Moussaka recipe is a quick version of the Greek dish made with layers of eggplant and spiced ground beef and topped with a bechamel sauce
 
1 hour
5 from 77 votes
Chicken broccoli casserole in a dish after it's cooked
Entree

Chicken Broccoli Casserole

Chicken Broccoli Casserole is a delicious weeknight balanced meal full of protein, wholesome vegetables and hearty grains – it's a cheesy comforting recipe!
 
1 hour 5 minutes
5 from 25 votes
Plate of sauteed chicken with mushrooms, wild rice and broccoli
Main Course

Sautéed Chicken with Mushrooms

This easy one pan 30 minute meal is perfect for a weeknight family meal. Sautéed chicken and mushroom is made with simple ingredients and loaded with flavor.
 
25 minutes
5 from 45 votes
Lemon chicken piccata served with capers
Entree, Main Course, Main Dish

Lemon Chicken Piccata

This Lemon Chicken Piccata is a quick and easy healthy version of the original recipe, that's grain-free, Whole30 and Paleo, but with the same great taste!
 
28 minutes
5 from 63 votes
Close up shot of the Mediterranean Couscous in large white serving bowl with chopped parsley and lemon wedges off to side.
Entree

Mediterranean Couscous

A quick and easy summer recipe, this Mediterranean Couscous dish is made with shrimp, tomatoes, feta, olives and capers – it’s fresh, healthy & irresistible
 
22 minutes
5 from 163 votes
One pot chicken and rice is in a large pot
Entree

One Pot Chicken and Rice

This One Pot Chicken and Rice recipe is an easy-to-make, delicious and family-friendly meal. I make it with simple pantry items and any available vegetables
 
35 minutes
5 from 451 votes
Mediterranean ground beef and rice with chickpeas in a bowl
Entree

Spiced Beef and Rice

This Mediterranean Ground Beef and Rice dish is made with chickpeas and full of flavor. It's a quick, easy-to-make one pot meal the whole family will love!
 
30 minutes
5 from 196 votes
Mushroom peas risotto in a large bowl with parmesan cheese on the side
Main Course

Mushroom and Pea Risotto

Make the most delicious mushroom and pea risotto in a fraction of the time with this easy method. Perfectly creamy, it's seriously the best!
 
35 minutes
5 from 17 votes
Mediterranean style bulgur pilaf in white bowls
Side Dish

Bulgur Pilaf

This Lebanese style Bulgur Pilaf recipe is hearty, healthy and delicious; it is full of fiber and infinitely customizable. Easy recipe for bulgur wheat.
 
20 minutes
5 from 504 votes
Large serving dish with melting sweet potatoes and pecans on the side
Side Dish

Melting Sweet Potatoes

Melting Sweet Potatoes are a lighter version of candied sweet potatoes! They are "just right" in the sweet department without losing the caramelization!
 
50 minutes
5 from 23 votes
Close up shot of the shirazi salad in large serving bowl
Salad, Side Dish

Shirazi Salad

This Iranian Shirazi salad is a quick to make side dish full of fresh and vibrant flavors. Dressed with olive oil & lime, it pairs well with many dishes!
 
10 minutes
5 from 96 votes
Large plate of green beans with almonds - Thanksgiving side dish
Side Dish

Green Beans with Almonds

If you’re looking for something lighter than green bean casserole for Thanksgiving, try my pan-roasted crisp and tender Green Beans with Almonds side dish!
 
15 minutes
5 from 84 votes
Large oval casserole dish with healthy mashed sweet potatoes topped with butter and thyme
Side Dish

Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes are similar to a casserole but without the sugary topping. It's a lightened up savory recipe that pairs well with any protein!
 
20 minutes
5 from 233 votes
Overhead shot of chopped salad with ingredients layered in rows over lettuce.
Salads

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Make this Mediterranean Chopped Salad for a large crowd. It's full of veggies, chickpeas, feta cheese, and olives and tossed in a lemony herb dressing!
 
15 minutes
5 from 349 votes
White gravy boat with the final vegan mushroom gravy and a spoon scooping some out.
Sauces, Side Dish

Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Easy, Vegan Mushroom Gravy. Made from scratch with caramelized mushrooms & onions and fresh herbs. Learn how to make it for a versatile gravy option!
 
30 minutes
5 from 20 votes
Large bowl of Lebanese Fattoush Salad with small bowl of fried pita bread on the side
Salad

Lebanese Fattoush Salad

This authentic Lebanese Fattoush Salad is made with well-seasoned fried pita bread, seasonal vegetables and tossed in a zesty sumac Mediterranean dressing
 
15 minutes
5 from 1149 votes
Large bowl of lentil salad made with chickpeas
Salad, Side Dish

Lentil Chickpea Salad

Simple to make and delicious to eat, this vegan lentil salad is made with fresh ingredients and makes for a really versatile side dish.
 
30 minutes
5 from 106 votes
Roasted vegetable quinoa bowls topped with tahini sauce
American

Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Bowl

This Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Bowl is loaded with roasted vegetables and full of nutrients, fiber, and protein! Gluten free and vegan!
 
5 from 49 votes

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Comments

  1. But MSG, natural flavor, and dehydrated vegetables aren’t bad for your body by any stretch of the imagination …

  2. hahahah…… Potato & Cauliflower Casserole recipe mentioned above has no broth mentioned as an ingredient.

  3. Hi it was an honour reading this blog got to know so much about it that I wasn’t aware before but after reading the article I got to know so much about it and will surely work on this skills as well and try and test it as soon as possible.