Quick Vegetarian Cooking
Vegetarian food often takes a lot longer to cook than it does to throw a steak on the grill. Here are some books to help you out.
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Nava Atlas, a committed vegan, offers a cookbook packed with recipes that can be prepared in thirty to forty-five minutes.
The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet: 250 Simple Recipes and Dozens of Healthy Menus for Eating Well Every Day
To get down to 5 ingredients, sometimes you have to used canned or packaged ingredients.
Fresh Food Fast : Delicious, Seasonal Vegetarian Meals in under an Hour
"Stylish, sophisticated, home-cooked meals without a fuss—is that too much to ask for?"
This book from EatingWell Magazine holds that eliminating meat even a few times a week can result in benefits like improved blood pressure, decreased risk of heart disease, lowered cholesterol, and better weight control. EatingWell shows you how to plan a well-balanced vegetarian diet full of whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and lean sources of protein like tofu, beans, and eggs.
Gusto Italiano: Quick and Simple Vegetarian Cooking
Offering a wide range of delicious, meatless meals, this book of Italian cuisine is organized by food type: pasta, rice, beans, vegetables, salads, breads, and fruits and nuts. Each recipe stresses the freshest ingredients and is preceded by the author's advice on how to simplify and improve the cooking process.
Totally Vegetarian: Easy, Fast, Comforting Cooking for Every Kind of Vegetarian
Toni Fiore is the host and creator of Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian cooking show on public television.
15-Minute Gourmet: Vegetarian
Vegetarian cuisine can be fast and fun!
Appetite for Reduction: 125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes
In Appetite for Reduction, vegan chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz has created 125 nutritionally-balanced recipes for the foods you crave: lasagna, tacos, barbecue, curries, and stews. And they are all only 200 to 400 calories per serving, plant-based and packed with nutrients, and low in saturated fat and sugar; high in fiber.
Veggie Meals: Rachael Ray's 30-minute meals
This second volume in the 30-Minute Meals series offers tempting recipes for main-course veggies, veggie pastas, and salads.
Student's Go Vegan Cookbook: Over 135 Quick, Easy, Cheap, and Tasty Vegan Recipes
A collection of more than 100 quick-and-easy-to-make recipes for tasty, inexpensive vegan dishes. Also included are suggestions for stocking a pantry, easy meat alternatives, shopping tips.
Quick-fix Vegan: Healthy, Homestyle Meals in 30 Minutes or Less
Quick-Fix Vegan provides 150 brand new, never before published vegan recipes ranging from starters, snacks, salads, sauces, and sandwiches to stovetop suppers, pastas, soups, and desserts that can all be prepared in 30 minutes or less.
Quick-Fix Vegetarian: Healthy home-cooked meals in 30 minutes or less
Vegetarian expert Robin Robertson creates recipes such as Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Quesadillas, Chipotle-Kissed Black Bean Soup, Mediterranean Orzo Salad, Beat-the-Clock Lasagna, Five-Minute Slow-Cooker Chili, and No-Bake Oatmeal Almond Cookies for the growing vegetarian population.
Lorna Sass' Short-Cut Vegetarian: Great Taste in No Time
Lorna Sass gives advice on how to cut down on prep time in her "Ten Strategies for Short-Cut Vegetarian Cooking": used canned beans, quick-cooking grains, and pre-mix doughs and condiments for use later.
Short-Cut Vegan: Great Taste in No Time
For those of you who don't eat any animal products, Lorna Sass has a cookbook for you too!
It's often hard to get vegetarian meals prepared quickly. Here's a cookbook with many recipes that can be prepared in 15 or 30 minutes.
Epicurious: Quick and Easy Vegetarian
The folks at Gourmet and Bon Appetit have created a collection of their quick and easy recipes that you can limit by "vegetarian".