For this almost-spring week (which encompasses St. Patrick’s Day), here are five flavorful dinners that will get you out of the kitchen in no time. Tasty black beans are embellished with onions, garlic, and bell peppers in Black Bean Sofrito. Serve over rice if you’d like. Round the meal out with a fresh green salad and simply prepared hardy greens.
Take Tuesday easy with Hummus, Cucumber, and Avocado Wraps. You can use homemade hummus or store-bought; either way, it’s made in minutes. For lunch, serve with plenty of fruit; for dinner, serve with soup and/or a simple side dish. It goes well with quinoa tabbouli, or any potato salad.
Why call for take-out when it’s so easy (and less greasy) to make Vegetable Chow Mein at home? Serve with a simple tofu dish and a salad or slaw dressed in sesame-ginger dressing for a great meal.
In honor of St. Patrick’s day, make the Irish classic Colcannon, a simple and flavorful dish of potatoes, cabbage and/or kale plus leeks or scallions. Serve with a simple bean dish or vegan sausage links on the side, and a green salad.
End the week with a tasty dinner of Quinoa and Red Lentil Burgers.While these bake, consider roasting some potato wedges or other vegetables at the same time. Add a green salad one of our easy slaws for a great meal.