This season, we’re all about adding more veggies to our plates — so we dug in to find the meatless meals that get the most love on our site every fall. Keep reading to see our top three, which include a hearty chili loaded with bell peppers and a spiced tagine packed with sweet potatoes and fresh herbs.
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Spicy Vegetarian Chili
Fresh veggies like carrots, celery, and bell peppers give this veggie chili plenty of color. Kidney and black beans make each bowl feel like a meal, while aromatic ingredients like garlic, chipotles in adobo, cumin, chili powder and oregano add layers of rich flavor. Pair with cornbread and a glass of mulled cider for the ultimate fall feast. Bonus: This recipe is also vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free.
Get the recipe: Spicy Vegetarian Chili
Hearty Minestrone Soup
Can’t decide between a pasta dinner and a big pot of soup? Make a batch of classic minestrone. This soul-warming soup is loaded with cabbage, carrots, celery, and onions — then studded with spirals of fusilli pasta. Fresh parsley and basil perk up the flavors, and a parmesan sprinkle completes the meal.
Get the recipe: Hearty Minestrone Soup
Sweet Potato and Chickpea Tagine
Here, sweet potatoes and freshly ground spices elevate this deeply flavored Moroccan comfort dish. Toast the spices (coriander, cumin, peppercorns, chili flakes and cinnamon), then grind into a powder for toasty, warm results. Then caramelize onion and garlic, add veggies, beans and that DIY spice blend for a satisfying vegetarian ragù.
Get the recipe: Sweet Potato and Chickpea Tagine