Meatless Mondays provide the perfect opportunity to explore the world of plant-based cuisine and enjoy the flavors and benefits of a vegetarian or vegan diet. Whether you’re a seasoned plant-based eater or just starting to incorporate more meatless meals into your routine, these recipes will inspire you with their creativity, taste, and nutritional value. Get ready to savor these plant-powered delights on your next Meatless Monday with the first meal in this series of recipes – Chickpea and Vegetable Curry.
- Heat coconut oil in a large pot. Add diced onion, minced garlic, and grated ginger, and sauté until golden.
- Add the curry powder, cumin, and coriander, stirring for about a minute to toast the spices.
- Add drained and rinsed chickpeas, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, and mixed vegetables. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
- Stir in the coconut milk and season with salt and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes to blend the flavors.
- Serve the curry over cooked rice or with bread. Garnish with fresh cilantro.
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 onion
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger
- 2 tablespoons curry powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1 can chickpeas
- 1 can tomatoes
- 1 cup vegetable broth
- 2 cups mixed vegetables (carrots, bell peppers, and cauliflower)
- 1 cup coconut milk
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh cilantro, for garnish
- Cooked rice or naan bread, for serving
These plant-based recipes offer exciting flavors, nourishment, and variety to your Meatless Mondays. Experiment with different vegetables, spices, and sauces to create your own signature dishes. Embrace the delicious world of plant-based eating and enjoy the numerous benefits it brings to your health and the planet.