When Darlene Deeg builds a burrito, she uses a bounty of beans, veggies, cheese and salsa. “My husband doesn't notice he's not getting meat,” she pens from Vernon, British Columbia. “Serve them with sour cream, chopped tomatoes and avocado. Leftovers make a great taco salad topping.”
This pasta is coated with a thick Alfredo sauce I make from plain yogurt. This keeps the sauce lower in fat than purchased varieties. Plus, you can easily double the recipe and serve it as a stand-alone supper rather than a side dish.—Elissa Armbruster, Medford, New Jersey
Mushrooms, tomatoes, zucchini, onions? The garden-fresh gang’s all here! A luscious cheese spread, garlic and balsamic vinegar beautifully complement the grilled flavor in this totally delish dish. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
To perk up a plate of fettuccine, Phyllis Schmalz Eismann of Kansas City, Kansas gets saucy with mushrooms. “I can toss this dish together in 30 minutes on a busy weeknight. And it's elegant enough to serve as a vegetarian entree for guests.”
This is the simplest of entrees, so well received on cold, frosty evenings. The combination of sour cream and cheese gives this macaroni dish a distinctive taste of its own.
-Mrs. O. Lick, Boyne Falls, Michigan
This is one of my favorite grilled dishes. Featuring garden-fresh vegetables and a light pesto sauce, the pizzas are especially popular because each family member can add whatever toppings he or she prefers.—Martha Haseman, Hinckley, Illinois
My mom and her dear friend, Betty, came up with this recipe many years ago, and I'm still using it. Of course with sever kids in the family, Mom would have to double and sometimes triple the recipe.—Karen Byrd, Las Vegas, Nevada
You don't need to turn on the oven for this lasagna, so it's perfect for summer. The noodles and sauce are simply layered on a plate...even my husband can make it! This is a satisfying vegetarian entree.
-Norma Montgomery, Groveland, California