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25 Vegetarian Lunches That Aren't Another Boring Salad

Not a salad in sight.

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2. Sweet Potato Noodle Stir-Fry

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Make a whole bunch of this 20-minute veggie stir-fry for dinner, then pack the extra for lunch. Get the recipe.

3. Ricotta Spinach Calzones

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You can make a big batch of these calzones at once and keep them in the freezer. Then, whenever you're craving a comforting lunch, pop it in the microwave. Get the recipe.


4. Lentil Tortilla Soup

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It's basically chicken tortilla soup and chili in one, and you can make this loaded stew in the slow cooker or on the stove. Get the recipe.

7. Roasted Chickpea Gyros

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These chickpeas are tossed with paprika, cayenne, salt, and pepper, and then they're roasted until crispy. Get the recipe.


8. Spinach, Artichoke, and Goat Cheese Quiche

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Make this hearty vegetarian quiche at the beginning of the week, slice it up, and enjoy it all week. You can even freeze it for future lunches. Get the recipe.

9. Crispy Baked Bean and Sweet Potato Tacos

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All you need for these easy tacos is refried black beans, sweet potato puree, grated cheese, and tortillas. Then, you can dress it up with all your favorite Tex-Mex toppings like avocado and pico de gallo. Get the recipe.

10. Thai Peanut Wraps

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Craving some crunch? This Thai-inspired wrap made with sliced veggies, cilantro, peanuts, and wonton strips is a far cry from your everyday sandwich. Get the recipe.

11. Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps

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This vegetarian filling is made with tofu, cremini mushrooms, and water chestnuts, then it gets dressed with hoisin, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sesame oil. Get the recipe.


12. Tortellini with Pesto and Roasted Veggies

13. Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl

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The secret's in the sweet-and-tangy sauce, which is made with sesame oil, soy sauce, maple syrup, chili-garlic sauce, and peanut butter. But heads up: You'll want to eat it on everything. Get the recipe.

14. Buffalo Cauliflower Wrap

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Cauliflower gets a kick from flour, garlic powder, black pepper, and paprika. Then it's all battered in flour and coconut milk and baked until nice and crispy. Get the recipe.


17. Thai Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

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It's officially soup season. Take advantage with this Asian-inspired take on classic butternut squash. Make it on the stovetop in just 35 minutes or throw everything into the slow cooker for an effortless meal. Get the recipe.

18. Caramelized Wild Mushroom Pizza

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Craving a lunch slice? Rather than opt for takeout, make a loaded veggie pizza like this caramelized mushroom version at the beginning of the week. Lunch on the go has never been easier. Get the recipe.


20. Rainbow Veggie Spring Rolls

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You can use rice or quinoa and any of your favorite sliced veggies in these coloful rolls. Just don't forget the honey-sesame sauce for dunking. Get the recipe.

21. Thai-Style Quinoa Cakes

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You can make a big batch of these quinoa patties and store them in the freezer for when you're craving them. Get the recipe.

22. Cheesy Polenta with Roasted Vegetables

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Meal prep doesn't get much more delicious than this...or much easier. This 30-minute meal is a gift that keeps on giving. Get the recipe.