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    18 Spicy Veggie-Packed Dishes That Taste Even Better When It's Cold Outside

    Bringing the heat with zero meat.

    With winter and snowstorms in full swing, it makes sense if you're craving some heat when it comes to food. 🔥

    Below you'll find some of our favorite spicy and flavor-packed recipe ideas — from hearty soups to warming noodle dishes — and all of them are completely vegetarian. So whether you need an easy option for Meatless Monday or just want to add some spicy plant-powered options to your rotation, any of these dishes will work perfectly.

    1. Spicy Arrabbiata Sauce

    2. Instant Pot Moroccan Rice With Harissa, Dates, and Orange

    Plated Instant Pot Moroccan Rice With Harissa, Dates, and Orange

    3. Red Pasta With Lentils

    4. Spicy Vegetarian Cabbage Soup

    Spicy vegetarian cabbage soup

    5. Spicy Peanut Tofu Bowls

    Spicy peanut tofu bowls

    6. Hot Pot Sauce Noodles

    7. Vegan Instant Pot Congee

    8. Spicy Black Bean, Green Chili, and Manchego Enchiladas

    Spicy enchiladas

    9. Leblebi (North African Chickpea Soup)

    Bowl of leblebi

    10. Homemade Spicy Ramen With Tofu

    Spicy Ramen With Tofu

    11. Quick and Easy Kimchi Ramen

    Kimchi ramen in a bowl

    12. Jamaican Jerk Grilled Eggplant

    Jamaican Jerk Grilled Eggplant

    13. Mapo Tempeh

    Bowl of mapo tempeh

    14. Spicy Korean-Style Cauliflower Wings

    15. Broccoli With Spicy, Sesame-Scallion Sizzle

    Broiled broccoli with spicy, sesame-scallion sizzle

    16. Spicy Vegan Hot Pot

    17. Sopa Azteca (Tortilla Soup)

    Sopa Azteca in a bowl

    18. Spicy King Oyster Mushroom Stir-Fry

    spicy king oyster mushroom stir-fry