15 Vegetarian Recipes to Cook All Summer Long

From tomato pie to zucchini cakes.

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Allrecipes Magazine

Summer is one of the best times to eat vegetarian. Home gardens and farmers' markets are overrun with fresh produce, just begging to be the star of your lunch or dinner. Our collection of 15 vegetarian recipes will have you cooking throughout the entire season. This round up highlights some of our summertime vegetarian favorites, from tomato pie to fried zucchini cakes.

Summer Vegetable Ratatouille

pelicangal
pelicangal

Ratatouille highlights the best of summer produce — zucchini, squash, and bell peppers — with a light tomato sauce that doesn't overpower the fresh flavors. Serve with a side of rice pilaf or pasta.

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Black Bean and Couscous Salad

plantgrub
plantgrub

By using vegetable broth, this easy recipe suddenly becomes vegetarian- and vegan-friendly. The combination of couscous, beans, and summer vegetables is sure to satisfy.

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Connie's Zucchini "Crab" Cakes

Zory
Zory

Skip the seafood at dinner time and instead use in-season zucchini. This vegetarian version of crab cakes uses Old Bay seasoning for a boost of flavor.

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Carrot Hot Dogs

Kelsey Gallogly
Kelsey Gallogly

"I made these and were surprised at how good they were," says user patd. "Even my meat-eating husband liked them."

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Oyster Mushroom Po’Boys

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"These oyster mushroom po’boys are a must-have summer sandwich. This recipe can be adjusted to feed the vegetarians, vegans, and meat eaters in your life." —Kathryn Hendrix

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Tomato Pie

Vic Lively
Vic Lively

Who says pies have to be sweet? Highlight the deep flavor of fresh tomatoes by tucking them into this creamy and cheesy recipe.

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Stuffed Peppers My Way

TTV78
TTV78

"This was excellent and easy," says reviewer JUDYVENTERS. "Roasting the peppers first gave them wonderful flavor."

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California Grilled Veggie Sandwich

SunnyByrd
SunnyByrd

The grill isn't just reserved for meat! This sandwich is infused with flavorful thanks to the grilled vegetables, garlicky sauce, and a sprinkle of feta cheese.

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Sean's Falafel and Cucumber Sauce

JOANNAH
JOANNAH

Falafels are the perfect protein-packed vegetarian meal. Pair them with this creamy cucumber dill sauce for an unbeatable dinner.

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Grilled Tofu Skewers with Sriracha Sauce

Buckwheat Queen
Buckwheat Queen

"These were delicious," says reviewer Panda. "They were gobbled up within minutes at my potluck supper!"

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Summer Vegetarian Chili

ypoitras
ypoitras

Chili might sound a little heavy for summertime, but this vegetarian recipe is surprisingly light. Corn, zucchini, and bell peppers combine with beans for a well rounded dish.

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Hot or Cold Vegetable Frittata

getinmybelly
getinmybelly

For those summer days when it's way too hot outside, this convenient frittata is delicious cold or warm.

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Lime-Curry Tofu Stir-Fry

France C
France C

Fresh basil, zucchini, and bell peppers pair up with tofu for this hearty stir-fry. Serve over a bed of rice or noodles for soaking up the sauce.

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Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Gord Linder
Gord Linder

"Okay, these are awesome," says user Shiny Cooking. "I hate the price of the supermarket veggie burgers and these are even better!"

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Tracey's Fish-Free Summer Ceviche

Buckwheat Queen
Buckwheat Queen

Fish is replaced by chopped mozzarella cheese in this vegetarian spin on ceviche. Use as a side dish, or dress it up as a main meal with chips for dipping.

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