Tzu Chi USA’s Very Veggie Movement: Very Veggie Recipes

National Headquarters  |  April 9, 2020
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When it comes to making the switch to a vegetarian diet, there’s one small thing that can be of tremendous help: planning meals ahead of time. 

As part of our Very Veggie Movement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re making it even easier for individuals to discover their new favorite veggie-focused dishes!

Here are a few recipes just to get you started:


If you’re undecided on dinner, this savory vegan roast packed with tasty portabello mushrooms and earthy herbs — like sage, basil, rosemary, and thyme — might be just the thing for you!


Hearty, kid-friendly, and full of flavor, this veggie-packed minestrone soup makes a splendid pick-me-up when you’ve found yourself feeling a bit under the weather. 


This satisfying chickpea and avocado salad sandwich is a great lunchtime option that’s simple to make and packed with protein.

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Lemony Spaghetti with broccoli and Parmesan makes a brilliant fuss-free dinner! 


Tomatoes stuffed with scrumptious rice, kalamata olives, and fresh herbs — yum! This recipe makes an excellent entrée or light dinner.

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