Vegetarianism and veganism are on the rise with a combined 8% of people in the US identifying as one of the other.
This is largely due to people becoming more aware of the damaging effects eating meat has on the planet and of the poor welfare conditions animals face.
Are you new to vegetarianism? In this article, we’ll look at vegetarian friendly food that you can whip up in no time.
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Curry Is Quick and Delicious
If you’ve never made a curry before, it’s time you tried! Start by adding oil to a pan and throwing in chopped onion and garlic.
Then, add in spices such as a tablespoon of curry powder, garam masala, and half a tablespoon of spices such as turmeric, cumin, and coriander.
Once this is smelling fragrant, you can throw in tinned tomatoes and then any vegetables that you may like! Add coconut milk for a creamy curry.
There are thousands of brilliant curry recipes and once you get good at making your basic curry, it’s simple to throw one together. Cook your rice and it’s ready in under an hour.
Perfect the Spanish Omelette
An omelet is the perfect easy meal. It packs a punch with lots of protein, raises your good cholesterol, helps maintain your eyesight, and is very filling!
But, have you ever made a Spanish omelet? This may take some perfecting but once you’ve practiced it a few times, it’s as quick and easy to make as a regular omelet.
You’ll need potatoes, eggs, onion, and oil. Firstly, stew roughly chopped potatoes and onion in a pan with your oil until they’re soft then strain them.
Beat your eggs in another bowl and then pour these in with your strained onions and potatoes. Finally, tip your mixture back into the pan with oil and cook for a few minutes.
Tip your omelet onto a plate and flip it back into the pan to cook the other side. Voila!
Pasta and Tomato Sauce
This classic Italian dish is still delicious without meat. Make sure you buy fresh tomatoes and basil to make the flavors pop!
Simply add oil and onions to a pan until they turn golden. Then, throw in some chopped garlic, tinned tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, basil, and any other vegetables you fancy. This simple sauce is delicious and can be perfected over time.
Soup Is a Simple yet Delicious Choice
For evenings when you simply want to get home and put on your pajamas, there is no better dinner than soup and crusty bread.
You can make soup from a huge range of vegetables. Simply cook them all together, throw them in a blender, and then freeze the leftovers!
Do you need more inspiration for vegetarian foods? Check out this website for more ideas!
Vegetarian Friendly Food Is Easy to Find
Meat is everywhere in our society but it is much easier to avoid than you think. Hundreds of meat alternatives have been made if you need that fix.
Alternatively, look for world cuisines that aren’t as heavy on meat consumption. Countries such as Italy, Taiwan, Lebanon, and Sri Lanka have hundreds of meal options that are vegetarian and delicious.
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