30 Vegetarian 30-Minute Meals

Whether you're vegetarian, flexitarian, or just looking for new ways to serve veggies, Rach's 30-minute meals are a great resource. Her vegetarian recipes are so tasty that you'll forget they're meatless!
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Vegetarian Meatballs with Red Sauce

Spicy Meatless Meatballs with Fire-Roasted Red Sauce

These meatless wonders come together with hazelnuts, riced broccoli and cauliflower, breadcrumbs, and plenty of mouth-watering spices. The fire-roasted red sauce isn't too shabby, either.

Recipe: Try Rach's Vegetarian Meatballs with Red Sauce

Brown Butter & Cream Orecchiette with Cremini Mushrooms & Kale

Brown Butter & Cream Orecchiette with Cremini Mushrooms & Kale

Brown butter makes everything better. Kale makes it feel healthy-ish. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Brown Butter & Cream Orecchiette with Cremini Mushrooms & Kale

Tomato-Fennel Soup with Parm-Crusted Grilled-Cheese Soldiers

tomato-fennel soup with parm-crusted grilled-cheese soldiers

Grilled cheese coated in extra cheese and dunked into tomato soup? Yes, please!

Recipe: Try Rach's Tomato-Fennel Soup with Parm-Crusted Grilled-Cheese Soldiers

Cacio e Pepe Mac 'n' Cheese with Chard

Cacio e Pepe Mac 'n' Cheese with Chard

This is mac 'n' cheese, adult-ified. Rach uses both black and pink peppercorns to round out the flavor.

Recipe: Try Rach's Cacio e Pepe Mac 'n' Cheese with Chard

Ratatouille & Garlic Bread Casserole

ratatouille and garlic bread casserole

Ratatouille can be a time-consuming dish. Turn it into a casserole with plenty of carbs for a veggie-filled dinner in 30 minutes. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Ratatouille & Garlic Bread Casserole

Panzanella Salad with Frico Eggs

panzanella salad frico eggs

This veggie-heavy salad is really simple—just tomatoes, cukes, red onion, basil, and mint. The exciting part is the cheesy egg and toasted bread croutons.

Recipe: Try Rach's Panzanella Salad with Frico Eggs

Farro Spaghetti with Zucchini & Onions

farro spaghetti with zucchini onions

If you haven't tried farro spaghetti, now is the perfect opportunity to give the nuttier version of pasta a go. Mix it with onions and greens for a garden-variety dinner. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Farro Spaghetti with Zucchini & Onions

Farro Risotto with Pumpkin & Sage

farro risotto with pumpkin sage

When the cozy autumn chill hits, make sure you've got the ingredients for this fall-forward dish on hand at all times. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Farro Risotto with Pumpkin & Sage

Roasted Broccolini Hero Sandwiches

Roasted Broccolini Hero Sandwiches

Sometimes all you want for dinner is a crusty, toasty sammie. This recipe is exactly that—and very simple to make. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Roasted Broccolini Hero Sandwiches

Sweet Spring Vegetable Linguine with Carrot-Top Pesto

sweet spring vegetable linguine with carrot-top pesto

Food waste, be gone! Use every last bit of your carrots in this springy recipe.

Recipe: Try Rach's Sweet Spring Vegetable Linguine with Carrot-Top Pesto

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe Pesto

orecchiette with broccoli rabe pesto

Why should basil have all the fun? Veggie up your pesto with broccoli rabe instead.

Recipe: Try Rach's Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Pepper Jack Frico Eggs with Salsa Verde & Bean Dip 'n' Chips

Pepper Jack Frico Eggs with Salsa Verde & Bean Dip ’n’ Chips

If this recipe doesn't make you start cooking your eggs on cheese, we don't know what will.

Recipe: Try Rach's Pepper Jack Frico Eggs with Salsa Verde & Bean Dip 'n' Chips

White Pizza Frittata with Kale

White Pizza Frittata with Kale

"I make these frittata pizzas—really frittatas with pizza-ish toppings—all the time for my gluten-free friends. Once you learn how to make the frittata, build your own pizzas with whatever toppings you like." —Rach

Recipe: Try Rach's White Pizza Frittata with Kale

Farro Pasta with Mushroom Ragu & Walnuts

farro pasta with  mushroom ragu and walnuts

Nutty farro and walnuts + earthy mushrooms = a warm, hearty pasta dish you'll want every night of the week. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Farro Pasta with Mushroom Ragu & Walnuts

Straw & Hay Pasta with Spinach Sauce & Pine Nuts

straw and hay with spinach sauce and pine nuts

This is a dish Popeye would surely approve of.

Recipe: Try Rach's Straw & Hay Pasta with Spinach Sauce & Pine Nuts

Creamed Corn Pasta with Ricotta Salata

creamed corn pasta ricotta salata

You've heard of regular ricotta, sure. Ricotta salata is the aged version, and it's got the perfect texture for pasta. Add it to this corny, herby pasta dish for a bright summer bowl of pasta. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Creamed Corn Pasta with Ricotta Salata

Mushrooms, Marsala & Mascarpone Sauce French Toast

savory french toast mushrooms marsala mascarpone sauce

Wow wow wow wow wow. Nothing more to say about this savory eat-it-anytime dish. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Mushrooms, Marsala & Mascarpone Sauce French Toast

Creamy Spaghetti with Marinara & Mascarpone

Creamy Spaghetti with Marinara & Mascarpone

This sweet, creamy recipe will be your go-to for cold winter nights. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Creamy Spaghetti with Marinara & Mascarpone

Mushroom, Onion & Pepper Tacos

Mushroom, Onion and Pepper Tacos

MOP tacos have the trifecta of veggie fillings. With chile peppers and crumbled queso fresco, they'll be the start of your dinner plans, too.

Recipe: Try Rach's Mushroom, Onion & Pepper Tacos

Drunken Mushroom Spaghetti

drunken mushroom spaghetti

Using a diverse mix of mushrooms, like cremini, hen-of-the-woods, and porcini, will give this dish a rounded-out flavor. Oh, and it uses a full bottle of wine, which doesn't hurt. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Drunken Mushroom Spaghetti

Sour Cream, Onion & Refried Bean Quesadillas

Sour Cream, Onion & Refried Bean Quesadillas

If you like sour cream and onion chips, you'll LOVE these quesadillas.

Recipe: Try Rach's Sour Cream, Onion & Refried Bean Quesadillas

Frittata Pizza with Broccoli Rabe

frittata pizza with broccoli

This is the healthier way to enjoy pizza. Eggs make the ideal base for a layer of melty cheese, juicy tomatoes, and fresh basil.

Recipe: Try Rach's Frittata Pizza with Broccoli Rabe

Lemon-Chile Linguine with Asparagus

lemon-chile linguine

White wine, lemon, and asparagus are a classic combo, but the addition of crushed red pepper kicks this dish up a notch.

Recipe: Try Rach's Lemon-Chile Linguine with Asparagus

Toasted Penne alla Vodka

toasted penne alla vodka

This indulgent pasta doesn't actually have any cream in it. The secret? Cooking it like risotto—constantly stirring for a silkier sauce.

Recipe: Try Rach's Toasted Penne alla Vodka

Cherry Tomato, Basil & Balsamic Sauce French Toast

savory french toast cherry tomato basil balsamic sauce

Yes, French toast can—and should—be topped with Italian faves. Bonus points for using Rach's own balsamic drizzle! 

Recipe: Try Rach's Cherry Tomato, Basil & Balsamic Sauce French Toast

Minestrone Verde with Sicilian Pesto

minestrone verde with sicilian pesto

This hearty, herby soup will warm up any chilly day. Goodbye, spring colds!

Recipe: Try Rach's Minestrone Verde with Sicilian Pesto

Drunken Tuscan Spaghetti with Golden Beets, Brown Butter & Hazelnuts

Drunken Tuscan Spaghetti with Golden Beets, Brown Butter & Hazelnuts

Golden beets and honey make for a gorgeously sunny plate of pasta.

Recipe: Try Rach's Drunken Tuscan Spaghetti with Golden Beets, Brown Butter & Hazelnuts

Yellow Tomato Spaghetti with Buttered Almond Breadcrumbs

yellow tomato spaghetti with buttered almond breadcrumbs

Toasting almonds with butter and panko gives regular pasta a nutty, warm flavor. Plus, it pairs perfectly with a handful of parmesan.

Recipe: Try Rach's Yellow Tomato Spaghetti with Buttered Almond Breadcrumbs

Roasted Red Pepper Penne with Hot Pickled Peppers

roasted red pepper penne with hot pickled peppers

You can roast your own peppers over a gas stove or under your oven's broiler. All it takes is 10 minutes and is worth the flavor boost it gives to your penne. 

Recipe: Try Rach's Roasted Red Pepper Penne with Hot Pickled Peppers

Drunken Lemon Cream Pasta with Asparagus

Drunken Lemon Cream Pasta with Asparagus

Cheesy, wine-y, and citrus-y—what more could you want?

Recipe: Try Rach's Drunken Lemon Cream Pasta with Asparagus