Forget wimpy salads! When the clock strikes 12 and you've got a big appetite turn to these satisfying vegan lunch ideas. These dishes offer a nice helping of vegetables and wholesome ingredients to help you get through that afternoon slump. They'd also be a great alternative to dinner, especially when combined with a fresh green salad. Here's what to make:
VEGAN POTATO SALAD WITH CHIVES
Shallots, veggie stock and mustard make a zesty dressing for this delectable vegan potato salad. A sprinkle of chives makes a flavorful and colorful garnish.
You won't go hungry after indulging in this hearty bulgur salad tossed with fresh tomatoes, mint, chives, scallions, celery and a refreshing lemon dressing.
Five ingredients are all you'll need to prepare this tasty vegan lunch idea. The secret is in browning the onions before adding the okra pods to the pot. Serve with rice or flatbreads.
CHINESE VEGAN PANCAKES
These savory pancakes are great enjoyed warm or at room temperature. They're flavored with sesame oil, scallions and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.
Treat your tastebuds to a taste of the Mediterranean with this vegan spaghetti dressed with a flavorful tomato sauce containing red wine, olives and herbs.