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Vegetarian Main Dishes

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Black Bean Rice Burgers

Black Bean Rice Burgers

Black Bean Rice Burgers

A salsa and sour cream sauce helps dress up these hearty vegetarian burgers. "My fiance, who's a confirmed meat-and-potatoes man, loves these sandwiches and asks for them often," relates Laura Wimbrow of Ocean City, Maryland.

Three-Cheese Pesto Pizza

Three-Cheese Pesto Pizza

Three-Cheese Pesto Pizza

We love the bold flavor of this pizza that's a bit different from the traditional. The pesto, cheese and olive topping makes a delicious statement. Serve it as a main dish...or as a fun appetizer cut in smaller pieces. -- Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas

Artichoke Spinach Shells

Artichoke Spinach Shells

Artichoke Spinach Shells

"I found this recipe in a magazine years ago," recalls Rachel Balsamo of Lewiston, Maine. "If you're looking for a vegetarian meal, it's wonderful as the main course. We like to serve it with hot dinner rolls and a salad."
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Penne with Veggies 'n' Black Beans

Penne with Veggies 'n' Black Beans

Penne with Veggies 'n' Black Beans

Chock-full of zucchini, tomatoes, sweet pepper and carrots, this hearty pasta dish puts your garden harvest to good use. "For variety, I sometimes add one-half cup of salsa or one-half cup of thickened teriyaki sauce," writes Vickie Spoerle of Indianapolis, Indiana. "I'm always asked for the recipe."

Red Beans and Rice Salad

Red Beans and Rice Salad

Red Beans and Rice Salad

Mango lends a sweet tropical twist to our Test Kitchen's warm weather version of red beans and rice. Green pepper and onion add crunch to the chilled concoction that's tossed with salsa, then sprinkled with cilantro just before serving.

Four-Cheese Spinach Pizza

Four-Cheese Spinach Pizza

Four-Cheese Spinach Pizza

I adapted this recipe from one given to me by my Aunt Rosemary. I especially like to make this pizza in summer when fresh spinach and basil are plentiful—they are key to the wonderful taste. —Barbara Robinson of Hamburg, Pennsylvania

Overnight Spinach Manicotti

Overnight Spinach Manicotti

Overnight Spinach Manicotti

A friend gave me an awesome recipe for manicotti...and I set out to make it a little healthier. Now, whether we have company, my husband asks me to serve this. Even our 2-year-old son loves it! —Tonya Fitzgerald of West Monroe, Louisiana

Homemade Fettuccini Alfredo

Homemade Fettuccini Alfredo

Homemade Fettuccini Alfredo

A creamy and comforting cheese sauce, with a hint of pepper and nutmeg, coats fettuccine noodles in fine fashion. "This is wonderful as is, but sometimes I like to add sliced fresh mushrooms and black olives that have been sauteed in butter and garlic," notes Jo Gray from Park City, Montana.

Vegetable Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna

I cooked up this fresh lasagna for vegetarian customers at a local grocery store, where I work part-time. It's absolutely packed with veggies. —Sam Hunsaker, Lawrence, Kansas

Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups

Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups

Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups

Friends we hadn't seen for a while dropped by unexpectedly. They were on a tight schedule, and if I wanted them to stay for supper, I needed to fix something quickly. I didn't have time to make lasagna, so I created this special dish.—Julia Trachsel, Victoria, British Columbia

Veggie Calzones

Veggie Calzones

Veggie Calzones

Bread dough makes it a breeze to assemble these savory turnovers from Lee Ann Arey of Gray, Maine. "If you have a favorite pizza dough, use it instead," she recommends. "These freeze well and once they are frozen, they can be heated in half an hour."
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