They Won't Miss the Meat

Maybe you've heard the trends: Meatless Mondays. Forks Over Knives. Veggies First. Maybe you've been thinking about working meatless meals into your family's rotation, but aren't sure. We're here to tell you it can be done, and we're giving you the recipes to do it.

These robust dinner ideas are packed with big flavors and plenty of family appeal. They're dishes that are easy to make and tasty, and they stand up on their own, not just as meatless versions of something else. Once you've tried them, chances are they'll be in your permanent rotation.

Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and set over medium moncler uk sale heat. Add onions and cook, stirring often, until they begin to brown around the edges, about 5 minutes.

Scrape contents of skillet into a large food processor. (Don't wash skillet you're going to use it again.) Add everything else: beans, oats, pecans, egg, chili powder, cinnamon, salt and pepper.

Process until fairly smooth, stopping machine occasionally moncler uk to scrape down inside of canister. Remove blade, then use clean, wet hands to form mixture into 4 patties, each inchthick.

Spray skillet again with cooking spray; set it again over medium heat. Slip in patties; fry until golden brown on both sides, about 10 minutes, turning once.

Position rack in center of oven and heat oven to 375F.

Spray a large roasting pan or a 9x13inch baking pan with cooking spray. Toss cauliflower, zucchini, bell pepper, shallots, salt and red pepper flakes in the pan. Spray vegetables with cooking spray and roast for 30 minutes, tossing once, or until tender and lightly browned.

Meanwhile, cook pasta without any salt or oil in a large saucepan of boiling water until tender, about 6 to 9 minutes, depending on pasta's shape and size. Drain in a colander moncler uk outlet set in the sink; rinse with warm water.


Take roasting pan or baking dish out of oven. Pour in vinegar and scrape up any browned bits as vinegar bubbles away. Add pasta; stir well to combine. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon grated cheese.