6 Meatless Meals for Meat Lovers
Getting Protein Without Meat
Get the recipe for Potato, Leek, and Feta Tart.
Protein Source: Beans
Keep lentils, chickpeas, or kidney, white, or black beans on hand and swap ¼ cup of them for an ounce of meat in chilies, tacos, and pasta salads, says Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietitian and the author of The Flexitarian Diet (McGraw-Hill, $25, amazon.com).
Get the recipe for White Bean Chili With Jalapeño Bulgur.
Protein Source: Eggs
Besides being a source of protein, eggs contain vitamins and minerals, says Blatner. Try a couple for dinner in a frittata or poached over toast and roasted vegetables.
Get the recipe for Spinach and Goat Cheese Frittata.
Protein Source: Tofu
Get the recipe for Stir-Fried Rice Noodles With Tofu and Vegetables.
Protein Source: Quinoa
Get the recipe for Quinoa With Mushrooms, Kale, and Sweet Potatoes.
Protein Source: Nuts and Seeds
Get the recipe for Pierogi With Sauteed Red Cabbage.