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Our 10 Favorite Flexitarian Dinner Recipes


Flexitarian meal options present a world of opportunity. Exploring these recipes is a great way to boost your consumption of plant-based foods while discovering new dishes and flavors.

Flexitarian meal options allow you to reduce your consumption of animal products and by-products without forgoing them altogether. Best of all, you have total freedom when cooking flexitarian recipes. There’s no wrong way to customize a flexitarian meal! It’s a personal way of eating, and you can be as adventurous as you like while still enjoying the foods you love.

To support your cooking adventures, we’ve put together a list of flexitarian dinner recipes for you to try. From hearty, rich dinners, to sweet and spicy dishes, you’ll find a delightful variety of textures and flavors for your unique palate.

1. Kung Pao Noodles

This sweet and spicy flexitarian recipe can be whipped up in less than 30 minutes. Plus, it’s the perfect side to add to any flexitarian meal. The noodles feature harmonizing flavors like coconut aminos, harissa red chili paste and ground ginger. Cooking the noodles in Pacific Foods Organic Free Range Chicken Broth makes them extra flavorful.

View the full recipe: Kung Pao Noodles

2. Creamy Mushroom-Artichoke Pasta

Experience a slice of Italy with this delightful flexitarian pasta. Linguine, mushrooms and artichokes are combined with Pacific Foods Organic Cream of Mushroom Condensed Soup. A spritz of lemon juice, a dash of fresh chives and a sprinkling of parmesan cheese help produce a smooth, vibrant flavor.

View the full recipe: Creamy Mushroom-Artichoke Pasta

3. Mushroom Pasta With Spring Peas in Cream Sauce

If you’re wondering how to turn plain kale and mushrooms into an exciting, flavor-packed dinner, look no further. This flexitarian recipe is savory and creamy thanks to a delicious medley of veggies, Pacific Foods Organic Mushroom Broth, a few subtle spices, and Pacific Foods Organic Almond Original Beverage.

View the full recipe: Mushroom Pasta with Spring Peas in Cream Sauce

4. Shrimp & Zucchini Pad Thai

This flexitarian recipe is ideal when you want a dinner that’s as light as it is satisfying. It captures the fresh flavors of seafood using shrimp and fish sauce. You’ll also enjoy a lovely range of textures, flavors and colors thanks to the combination of veggies.

View the full recipe: Shrimp & Zucchini Pad Thai

5. Vegan Rigatoni Bake

Bakes are perfect when you want to feed a large number of people without a ton of prep. This flexitarian vegan bake incorporates Pacific Foods Organic Creamy Tomato Basil Soup, pasta, herbs, breadcrumbs and tomatoes in a single pan. The combination of tomatoes, basil and oregano will fill your kitchen with a heavenly aroma that will have everyone drooling.

View the full recipe: Vegan Rigatoni Bake

6. Butternut Squash and Salsa Verde Enchiladas

Fun and easy to assemble, this flexitarian dinner is perfect to make with a group of friends. Seasoned chicken and black beans are enriched with bold flavors like orange juice, salsa verde and Pacific Foods Organic Creamy Butternut Squash Soup.

View the full recipe: Butternut Squash and Salsa Verde Enchiladas

7. Baked Feta Pasta With Organic Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Pour, bake, mix! That’s all you need to do with this simple, five-ingredient recipe. In a pan, bake Pacific Foods Organic Creamy Tomato Basil Soup, feta cheese and oregano before mixing in cooked pasta and spinach. Just set aside plenty of cooking time, as it needs about 40 minutes to bake in the oven.

View the full recipe: Baked Feta Pasta With Organic Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

8. Bourbon Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Being short on time doesn’t have to prevent you from cooking delicious veggies. This flexitarian recipe delivers a variety of enticing flavors and textures in only 20 minutes. Bacon, Brussels sprouts, bourbon and Pacific Foods Organic Chicken Stock create a side dish that’s bold, robust and deliciously fragrant.

View the full recipe: Bourbon Glazed Brussels Sprouts

9. One Pot Curry Bake

This flexitarian dinner might be your new favorite one-pot recipe. Basmati rice fuses with Pacific Foods Organic Coconut Unsweetened Original Beverage, giving this dish a light, creamy texture.

Flavorful components like chickpeas, spices and veggies combine to create a cheerful aesthetic and fresh taste. When you cook this recipe, be sure to make it for a crowd, as they’re sure to be impressed!

View the full recipe: One Pot Curry Bake

10. Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

If you want to flex your kitchen skills, this is an adventurous recipe to try. Shepherd’s pie is traditionally a meat pie, but this flexitarian version features tender lentils, fragrant vegetables and a buttery, flaky crust.

This dinner is rich and hearty thanks to the Yukon Gold potatoes, cremini mushrooms, onion and Pacific Foods Organic Beef Broth. It’s perfect for seasonal gatherings, celebrations or special occasions.

View the full recipe: Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

Need More Flexitarian Dinner Ideas?

The best flexitarian recipes are the ones you can’t wait to try out. At Pacific Foods, we help you achieve delicious, home-cooked meals that support your lifestyle while lighting up your taste buds.

For more meal ideas made with wholesome ingredients, explore our wide range of plant-based recipes today. Or, shop our products for the pantry staples you need for all your favorite recipes.