18 Vegetarian Recipes in 30 Minutes

Faster food can be healthy too.

Spaghetti alla Primavera

Invented in 1975 by Sirio Maccioni of Le Cirque restaurant in New York City, this classic is a colorful combination of pasta, cream, parmesan, and lightly sautéed spring and summer vegetables. Get the recipe for Spaghetti alla Primavera »

Lentil Salad with Beets and Pomegranate

Packed full of glowing winter produce—sweet roasted beets, tart pomegranate seeds—this lentil salad makes a colorful addition to the winter table. Pair it with chicken, beef, lamb, or fish, or serve it as a vegetarian main; it’s hearty enough to stand on its own. Get the recipe for Lentil Salad with Beets and Pomegranate »
This rich Malay coconut rice is a breakfast favorite in Malaysia. Get the recipe for Nasi Lemak »

Red Chile Enchiladas

These saucy tortillas are stuffed to the ends with different cheeses and covered in a spicy chile sauce. Get the recipe for Red Chile Enchiladas »

Philippine Vinegar-Braised Greens (Kangkong Adobo)

“Filipinos love anything with adobo sauce, and kangkong is one of my favorite vegetables to eat.” – Leah Cohen of Pig & Khao Get the recipe for Philippine Vinegar-Braised Greens (Kangkong Adobo)

Chipotle Swiss-Chard Tacos

Swiss Chard Chipotle Tacos

Grilled Shiitake Mushroom with Chile and Thyme

Grilled Shiitake Mushroom with Chile and Thyme

Quinoa Salad with Snap Peas, Scallions, and Mint

Quinoa Salad with Snap Peas, Scallions, and Mint

Broccoli Rabe with Pine Nuts & Golden Raisins

Broccoli Rabe with Pine Nuts & Golden Raisins

Mock Eel Recipe

Meaty shiitake mushrooms mimic the texture of eel in this sticky-sauced stir-fry from Portland, Oregon, restaurant BTU Brasserie.

Maitake Mushrooms with Red Chiles and Cilantro

Get the recipe for Maitake Mushrooms with Red Chiles and Cilantro »

Watercress with Spicy Chile and Sesame Vinaigrette

Watercress with Spicy Chile and Sesame Vinaigrette

Marinated Mozuku Seaweed with Cucumber

Marinated Mozuku Seaweed with Cucumber

Real Deal Ignacio-Style Nachos

A balance of pickly, salty, cheesy, and crisp, this recipe—inspired by the original—proves that simple is preferable when it comes to nachos. When deep-frying your own tortillas, look for soft tortillas made with all corn (and no flour) for the crunchiest results. Get the recipe for Real Deal Ignacio-Style Nachos »

Cilantro and Peanut Salad (Huāshēngmĭ bàn xiāngcài)

Cilantro and Peanut Salad (Huāshēngmĭ bàn xiāngcài)

Radish and Cilantro Salad with Goat Cheese

Radish and Cilantro Salad with Goat Cheese

Soba Salad with Lemon-Miso Vinaigrette

This refreshing salad of soba noodles tossed with winter greens and mixed vegetables is brought together by a tart dressing of miso, ginger juice, and lemon. Get the recipe for Soba Salad with Lemon-Miso Vinaigrette »

Raw Celery Root Salad with Apples and Parsley

Raw Celery Root Salad with Apples and Parsley