Meal prepping is an excellent way to enjoy nourishing and delicious meals quickly throughout the week. Vegetarian meals, those that are meatless but may include animal products like eggs, are well suited for batch cooking. They’re simple to prepare and great for reheating.
Below, you’ll find seven recipes you can use for easy vegetarian meal prep. And if you find yourself hooked, there are plenty of other recipes where those came from!
Fresh and vibrant, this soup has it all in terms of flavor and texture. Because the recipe calls for zucchini noodles, rather than traditional rice noodles, it can stand up to the rigors of refrigeration and reheating.
Along with the zucchini, this recipe calls for garlic, lemongrass, ginger, lime, hoisin sauce, mushrooms, spices and Pacific Foods Organic Mushroom Broth. It’s a satisfying addition to any table.
View the full recipe: Pho Zucchini Noodle Soup
Many pasta dishes benefit from extra time to set and develop in the refrigerator. Lasagna is a classic example. But there are also pasta salads that benefit from being prepared ahead of time.
This Mediterranean orzo salad can be prepared in as little as 10 minutes. Placed in the refrigerator to chill, it’ll reach full flavor in a day or two. The recipe calls for lemon (zest and juice), red wine vinegar, feta cheese, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, olives, orzo and Pacific Foods Organic Low Sodium Vegetable Broth.
View the full recipe: Mediterranean Orzo Salad
3. Weeknight Tortilla Soup
If you like recipes that smell as good as they taste, this flavorful soup is one you won’t want to miss. Black beans and corn join with onion, zucchini and avocado to create a hearty feel.
Flavored with lime juice, cilantro and taco seasoning, the soup takes on greater depth. Pacific Foods Organic Low Sodium Vegetable Broth and Pacific Foods Organic Creamy Tomato Soup provide the foundation of this brilliant vegetarian dish.
View the full recipe: Weeknight Tortilla Soup
It’s always a good idea to have a recipe that’s flexible enough to change with the ingredients you have on hand. This quinoa dish works with almost any vegetable you choose to add. Masala spices, onion, garlic and Pacific Foods Organic Low Sodium Vegetable Broth pair beautifully with the nutty taste of quinoa. It’s vegetarian comfort food at its finest.
View the full recipe: Quinoa Masala Bowl
Earthy, savory and with a nice touch of heat, this dish packs incredible depth of flavor into an easily prepared package. Mushrooms and Pacific Foods Organic Mushroom Broth provide earthy goodness. Miso paste provides a delicious umami flavor, and red pepper flakes add the kick.
Zucchini noodles and bok choy give the dish an added texture element, leading to a remarkably satisfying dining experience. At just 10 minutes, the prep time for this dish is perfect for advanced meal prep or busy evenings.
View the full recipe: Spicy Miso Mushroom Noodle Bowl
Is there anything more comforting than a bowl of curry? This warming vegetarian curry uses Pacific Foods Organic Zesty Ginger and Turmeric Creamy Plant-Based Broth.
Along with unsweetened coconut milk, these ingredients elevate a host of vegetables. This recipe calls for onion, red bell pepper, zucchini, eggplant, diced tomatoes and chickpeas. The result is beautiful and so good to eat.
View the full recipe: Warming Vegetable and Chickpea Curry
It’s hard to beat tofu when it comes to versatility in flavor and texture. It absorbs flavors like a sponge and can be prepared in a variety of ways.
This dish calls for tofu cubes, pressed, fried and finally simmered in a mixture of soy sauce, maple syrup, miso, vinegar and sesame oil. Brown rice, red cabbage, carrot, cashews, mint, kale and Pacific Foods Organic Cashew Carrot Ginger Soup are just some of the additional ingredients that make these Buddha bowls something special.
The extra time necessary to complete this dish makes it a meal you may want to prepare in advance. You’ll appreciate the time you took when you can simply combine the prepared elements, add the dressing and settle in for a delicious and nutritious meal.
View the full recipe: Tofu Buddha Bowl With Carrot Ginger Dressing
Pacific Foods’ organic and plant-based soups, broths and more can help you make meal prep a simpler and more enjoyable experience. Stock up on our products today to simplify your vegetarian meal prep.