Tasty Italian options for vegetarians (sans pasta)

If you’re a vegetarian, I’m sure you know all too well the nights when you go out to a restaurant, and ask the waiter what he can recommend. I can’t tell you how tired I am of hearing, “Well, we can make you pasta primavera or mashed potatoes.”

And then there’s difficulty of figuring out what to make for dinner on your busy weeknights, especially if there are non-vegetarians in the house. You might end up making a casserole or a roasted veggie for yourself, but the consensus prefers to have some sort of meat included. There’s no reason why you can’t have a delicious vegetarian dinner, while pleasing everyone in the house.

Even if you aren’t a vegetarian, but are just trying to eat a bit better or lose a little weight, try these Italian, vegetarian recipes on for size: