21 Veggie Meal Ideas for Busy Families

21 Veggie Meal Ideas for Busy Families

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There are tons of options for meatless wonders, and we are sharing our favorites here to help inspire you and your creativity.

Meatless Mondays and meat-free meals should be in your family’s meal rotation. There are tons of options for meatless wonders, and we are sharing our favorites here to help inspire you and your creativity.

Check out our list of 21 Veggie Meal Ideas for Busy Families.

Meatless Mexican Casserole

Budget Friendly, Lunch, Produce

Spice up your lunch with this meatless Mexican casserole.

40 M
4
Make a festive wonder for your family with this dish that is sure to please. Whether it’s for lunch or dinner, this is one casserole that will require second helpings.

Meatless Meatballs + Zoodles

15-Minute Lunch, Lunch, Pasta & Pizza, Stovetop

Beat the midday slump with this better-for-you meatless meatballs and zoodles recipe.

15 M
4
Zoodles (“noodles” made out of zucchini) are all the rage right now and gives you a healthier alternative over regular noodles. Made with Gardien Classic Meatless Meatballs, this is a meal that you can feel good about feeding your family.

Southwest Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos

Budget Friendly, Lunch, Produce, Sandwiches, Tacos & Wraps, Skillet, Vegetable

This recipe is great on Taco Tuesday (or Wednesday or Thursday…)

45M
5
Black Bean Tacos are filling and flavorful. With the inclusion of the sweet potatoes and southwest flair, this recipe is a real winner.

Black Bean Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries

30-Minute Dinner, Dinner, Health & Wellness, Oven-Baked, Vegetable

MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burgers have 72% less fat than regular ground beef.

20M
4
These meatless burgers won’t have you saying “where’s the beef” because they are just too good. Paired with sweet potato fries, this will be a meatless meal your family will want to indulge in regularly.

Southwest Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos

Budget Friendly, Lunch, Produce, Sandwiches, Tacos & Wraps, Skillet, Vegetable

This recipe is great on Taco Tuesday (or Wednesday or Thursday…)

45M
5
Black Bean Tacos are filling and flavorful. With the inclusion of the sweet potatoes and southwest flair, this recipe is a real winner.

Panko-Crusted Cauliflower Steaks with Beans

Budget Friendly, Dinner, Produce

Trying to cut back on meat? This panko-crusted cauliflower “steak” is a delicious, meatless option!

40 M
4
If you’re trying to cut back on meat, this cauliflower steak is a great substitute. Yummy and healthy, too!

Eggcellent Pepper Rings

15-Minute Breakfast, 5 Ingredients or Less, Health & Wellness, Produce

This is an eggceptional way to start the day!

10 M
2
A breakfast of veggies is not only a great way to start the day, it’s a healthy way, too.

Eggplant Pizza

30-Minute Dinner, 5 Ingredients or Less, Health & Wellness, Kid Friendly, Produce

You’ll want to take a pizza this with you.

20 M
4
This kid-friendy Eggplant Pizza will have your brood asking to have it more often. Who needs real pizza when you have this recipe?

Sweet Potato Crust Quiche

Breakfast, Oven-Baked, Produce, Vegetable

Sweet Potato Crust Quiche is a delicious way to start your day. Made with chopped broccoli, red bell pepper, sweet potato and egg.

1 H 20M
4
Breakfast never tasted so good with our recipe for Sweet Potato Crust Quiche.

Avocado Tuna Boats

Lunch, No-Bake, Produce

Beat the midday slump with avocado tuna boats for lunch.

25 M
1
These Avocado Tuna Boats will certainly be a hit with your family, and will give you a creative way to serve up tuna.

Carrot Dogs

Health & Wellness, Kid Friendly, Produce

We carrot live without this recipe.

40* M
8
Your kids will love this fun, veggie meal that is still a hit even without the hot dog.

Eggplant Parmesan

30-Minute Dinner, Dinner, Oven-Baked, Produce

Try this better-for-you eggplant Parmesan recipe for your next family dinner.

30 M
4
Who said eggplant has to be boring? With our Eggplant Parmesan recipe, you’ll want to make it again and again.

Coconut Lentil Curry

30-Minute Dinner, Dinner, Produce, Stovetop

Coconut lentil curry makes a great hearty and healthy dinner option.

30 M
4
Spice up your life and dinner with a 30-minute meal that isn’t your usual fare.

Portobello Mushroom Pizzas

Grilling, Produce

Mushrooms? Good. Pizza? Great. Portobello mushroom pizza from Schnucks? The best.

15 M
4
Serve up your next pizza in a different way with our Portobello Mushroom Pizzas, a budget-friendly and meatless lunch or dinner option for the whole family.

Zucchini and Red Pepper Lasagna

Produce

Elevate your lasagna with this zucchini and red pepper recipe.

1 H 15 M
8
Zucchini and red pepper make for a delicious foundation for our Zucchini and Red Pepper Lasagna that will have them at hello.

Chocolate Waffles with Hazelnut Butter Yogurt and Fresh Fruit

5 Ingredients or Less, Breakfast, Fruit, Kid Friendly

Give your regular waffle a healthy makeover with these Chocolate Waffles made with Hazelnut Butter Yogurt and Fresh Fruit.

5M
2
Why not have breakfast for dinner with these Chocolate Waffles made with Kodiak Cakes Dark Chocolate Power Waffles that are too decadent to be healthy---but they are!

Spinach and Artichoke Egg Cups

Breakfast, Oven-Baked, Vegetable

If you are looking for a quick breakfast that’s good for you, look no further. Our Spinach Artichoke Egg Cups are a nutritious, 320-calorie meal.

35M
6
This breakfast is a meatless wonder option for busy families. And did we mention that they are too yummy to be true.

One-Pot Artichoke Linguine

30-Minute Dinner, Budget Friendly, Dinner, One-Pot Wonder, Pasta & Pizza

One-pot linguine? Okie-Dokie, artichokie.

30M
4
With just one pot, you can create a delicious meal that’s a crowd-pleaser without any meat.

Presto Pesto Pasta

30-Minute Dinner, Health & Wellness, Pasta & Pizza

Add pesto to this pasta and presto! You have a delicious dinner.

25 M
4
Meatless and in 25-minutes, Presto! You’ll have a meal that’s a winner.

Greek Pasta Salad

30-Minute Dinner, Pasta & Pizza, SIMPLY SCHNUCKS

Greek Pasta salad is an easy side to prep ahead and will be a hit at your next party.

25 M
10
Greek Pasta Salad, anyone? This side-dish is sure to be a family favorite.

Rainbow Pasta Salad

15-Minute Lunch, 5 Ingredients or Less, Kid Friendly

This rainbow pasta salad is a fun addition to lunch boxes!

15 M
8
Serve up a meatless lunch option for the kiddos with our Rainbow Pasta Salad. It encompasses all of the colors of the rainbow, and tastes oh so good.

Meatless wonders can be just as filling and pack all the right bite. We hope that you enjoy our list of Veggie Meal Ideas for Busy Families, and that they come in handy for your meatless meals.

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