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As the new Superman movie, Man of Steel, debuts, we look at his diet of choice: vegetarian.

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Penne alla Primavera

Penne tossed with spring vegetables, such as carrots, morel mushrooms, asparagus, peas and fava beans, along with loads of fresh herbs make a delicious vegetarian-friendly Italian dish.

Get the Recipe: Penne alla Primavera

Black Lentil and Bell Pepper with Mint Salad

This dish combines vibrant colors and flavors like fresh mint, lemon juice and of course, cilantro.

Get the Recipe: Black Lentil and Bell Pepper with Mint Salad

Vegetarian Taco Salad

Nobody will miss the meat in this colorful, zesty vegetarian taco salad.

Get the Recipe: Vegetarian Taco Salad


As we looked forward to the new Superman movie Man of Steel's debut today, we wondered what the ultimate superhero eats. Many would assume the rugged, larger-than-life character would thrive off a diet of steak and potatoes but, in Mark Waid's Superman: Birthright, Clark Kent is actually depicted as a vegetarian. Waid wrote him this way so the character's diet remained in-line with his innate need to protect life, according to DC Comics Database.

In honor of the new debut, Check out the slideshow above to find our three favorite "Superman-approved" vegetarian meals.

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