Hey there, fellow vegetarians! If you’re looking for delicious microwave oven recipes that are packed with flavor and nutrition, then look no further.
I’m here to show you how easy it can be to whip up tasty vegetarian dishes in the comfort of your own home. Whether you want something quick and simple, or a more elaborate meal, this collection of microwave oven recipes has got you covered.
The first step is deciding what type of dish you’d like to make. Do you have an appetite for savory vegetables? Or maybe something sweet and fruity? Regardless of what flavors tickle your taste buds, these vegan-friendly recipes will help satisfy any craving.
With nutritional information provided for each recipe, it’s easier than ever to cook healthy meals that contain all the essential nutrients needed by vegetarians. So let’s dive into some mouthwatering dishes!
Baked Vegetable Tacos
Vegetable tacos are a delicious and easy vegetarian dish that can be whipped up in no time at all.
The great thing about this recipe is the spice variations – there’s something for everyone, from mild to spicy!
With quick preparation, you can have an amazing meal ready in minutes.
Simply combine your favorite vegetables with some taco seasoning and pop them into the microwave oven until they’re perfectly cooked and melted together.
Serve it up with your choice of toppings like sour cream, salsa, or cheese and enjoy a flavorful Mexican-inspired dinner without having to heat up the stove!
Just when you thought the fun was over with our delicious tacos, we bring to you an even more tantalizing dish – Eggplant Parmesan!
This classic Italian favorite is easy to make and packed full of flavor.
Start by preparing your eggplant. Slice it into thin slices and season with salt, pepper and a pinch of oregano. Once seasoned, let the eggplant sit for 10 minutes before dipping each slice in beaten eggs, then coating lightly in breadcrumbs mixed with grated parmesan cheese. Place on a greased baking sheet and bake at 375°F until golden brown.
Meanwhile, prepare the marinara sauce using crushed tomatoes, garlic, basil and oregano; simmer for 15-20 minutes until thickened.
When the eggplant is finished baking, layer each slice onto a plate or platter alternating between the tomato sauce and freshly shredded mozzarella cheese. Top off with one final layer of marinara sauce and sprinkle generously with parmesan cheese for that perfect cheesy crust.
Serve warm as a main course or pair it as a side dish for your next family gathering – no matter what, everyone will be asking for seconds!
Roasted Veggie Quesadillas
Roasted Veggie Quesadillas are a great vegetarian dish that can be enjoyed as a main meal or part of your weekly meal prep.
Start by preheating the oven to 375°F and place four whole-wheat tortillas on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Top each quesadilla with roasted vegetables such as bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, squash, and zucchini. Sprinkle with cheese alternatives like vegan parmesan or nutritional yeast for extra flavor.
Bake in the oven for 10–15 minutes until the cheese has melted and the edges of the tortillas have become crispy and golden brown in color.
Serve these tasty Roasted Veggie Quesadillas immediately while hot, accompanied by avocado slices, salsa and/or sour cream if desired.
This recipe is also perfect for make-ahead meals; simply reheat them in the microwave when you’re ready to eat!
Enjoy this delicious veggie-filled dish any day of the week!
Savory Grilled Cheese
Savory Grilled Cheese is a delicious vegetarian dish that can be made in the microwave oven. It’s a great way to get your cheesy fix without breaking the bank – and there are so many variations you can try!
Start by buttering two slices of bread, layering them with cheese (and any other toppings you desire) and microwaving for 30-60 seconds. For even more flavor, add some herbs or spices before cooking.
If you’re feeling extra creative, experiment with different types of cheeses or topping combinations. Add veggies like mushrooms or spinach for an added crunch, or top it off with some marinara sauce for a truly mouthwatering experience.
With such endless possibilities, this savory grilled cheese is sure to become one of your favorite go-to meals!
Veggie lasagna is a delicious, hearty dish that can easily be made in the microwave oven. To make it, you’ll need a few simple ingredients like pasta, canned tomatoes, and cheese. For those looking to make this vegetarian-friendly, there are plenty of veggie substitutions available – mushrooms or zucchini for example.
To prepare your veggie lasagna in the microwave oven, start by cooking the pasta according to package instructions. Drain any excess water from the cooked noodles before layering them with other ingredients such as tomato sauce and vegetables for added flavor.
Place everything into an oven-safe baking dish then top with shredded cheese and cover with foil. Pop it into the microwave on high power for 15 minutes and voila! You’ve got yourself a tasty homemade meal that’s ready to enjoy.
Moving from the cheesy, melty deliciousness of lasagna to mushrooms takes us on a journey into the depths of Italian flavors. Stuffed mushrooms are an excellent way to combine savory spices and hearty vegetable fillings for a filling and flavorful vegetarian meal.
Here’s how you can make your own stuffed mushroom dish:
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
Clean portobello mushrooms and remove stems, then set aside in a medium bowl with some olive oil, garlic salt, oregano, basil, and pepper.
In another bowl, mix together ricotta cheese with marinara sauce until combined; add additional ingredients like spinach or bell peppers if desired.
Stuff each mushroom cap with sauce mixture and place onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper before baking for approximately 25 minutes at 375°F (190°C).
Once finished cooking, serve the stuffed mushrooms hot alongside some roasted vegetables or stuffed peppers for a complete vegetarian dinner experience! This easy-to-make dish is sure to delight anyone who tries it – even non-vegetarians will be begging for seconds!
To make a tasty roasted cauliflower dish, you’ll need some fresh cauliflower, olive oil, spices, and a few other ingredients. Let’s talk about how to prep and cook the cauliflower for a delicious vegetarian meal!
Roasted Cauliflower Ingredients
If you’re looking for a quick and healthy vegetarian dish that can be made in the microwave, roasted cauliflower is an excellent choice! Packed with health benefits such as fiber, vitamin C, and other vitamins and minerals, it’s easy to prepare:
all you need are one head of cauliflower, olive oil, salt and pepper.
With just a few minutes of prep time required – simply cut the florets into small pieces, toss them in olive oil and seasonings before popping them into your microwave – this delicious vegetable-based dish will be ready in no time at all.
Enjoy the wonderful flavor of roasted cauliflower today!
Roasted Cauliflower Preparation
Once you’ve prepped the cauliflower and have your ingredients ready, it’s time to get cooking!
Place the florets into a microwave-safe dish, drizzle on some olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Give everything a good toss to coat, then pop in the microwave for about five minutes – or until tender.
You can also substitute other veggies like broccoli or brussel sprouts if you want to mix things up.
To ensure safety when using the microwave, always make sure that the container is heatproof and won’t melt or catch fire.
And there you go – delicious roasted cauliflower made fast!
Enjoy as part of your favorite vegetarian meal.
The thought of a warm, comforting bowl of lentil soup is enough to make any vegetarian’s mouth water. This traditional dish can be easily prepared in the comfort of your own home, using either pressure cooking or slow cooking methods depending on how much time you have available.
To prepare this delicious meal, simply combine pre-soaked red and green lentils with onions, carrots, celery, garlic and herbs of your choice into a pot. Add vegetable broth as desired and then simmer for 15-20 minutes until all ingredients are tender.
For those who want their lentil soup quicker than that, use a pressure cooker instead which will cook it under high heat in about 10 minutes!
Enjoy this hearty meal alongside some crusty bread for an even more fulfilling experience.
Baked Zucchini Fritters
Baked Zucchini Fritters are a delicious and healthy vegetarian dish that can be prepared quickly in the microwave oven. This meal is an easy way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet since each fritter contains plenty of zucchini.
In addition, you’ll love this dish because:
- It’s a great option for those looking for a quick preparation meal;
- You don’t need many ingredients to make it;
- The texture and flavor will surprise you;
- It’s low calorie and provides a healthy alternative.
To prepare this recipe, begin by grating two zucchinis using either a box grater or food processor. Once they are grated, mix them with one egg, ½ cup flour, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, ¼ cup diced onion and 2 tablespoons olive oil until everything is combined evenly.
Then form small patties with the mixture and place them on greased parchment paper on a baking sheet before putting them in the microwave oven for about 6 minutes at high heat. Serve warm with some sour cream or yogurt as desired. Enjoy!
It’s ironic that this vegetarian-friendly microwave oven recipe is for a delicious fruit cobbler, when traditionally it’s made with butter and other non-vegetarian ingredients.
But fear not, we’ve got the perfect solution to still enjoy all the flavors of your favorite dessert without having to compromise on your lifestyle choices!
This vegan version of a fruit cobbler starts with tart apples blended together with warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger.
We layer these spiced apples in an eggless batter before topping them off with crushed nuts and dried fruits – think cranberries, apricots or dates!
Finally, bake it in the microwave until golden brown and serve it hot out of the oven as you would any traditional cobbler.
It’s sure to be a hit among family and friends alike!
I hope this article has inspired you to explore the delicious world of vegetarian microwave oven recipes! With just a few simple ingredients, it’s easy to whip up amazing dishes that are sure to please your family and friends.
The possibilities are endless when it comes to creating tasty meals with a microwave. Did you know that over 10 million Americans now identify as vegetarians? That means more people than ever are looking for new ways to enjoy healthy and nutritious plant-based foods.
With these recipes in your back pocket, I’m confident you’ll be able to impress any crowd – no matter how large or small! So don’t hesitate; get cooking!
Whether it’s Baked Vegetable Tacos, Eggplant Parmesan, Roasted Veggie Quesadillas, Savory Grilled Cheese, Veggie Lasagna, Roasted Cauliflower, Lentil Soup, Baked Zucchini Fritters or Fruit Cobbler – there’s something here for everyone.
Make sure you experiment with different flavors and seasonings too so each dish is unique and full of flavor. Enjoy!