33 Vegetarian Recipes Perfect for Summer

Summertime is all about the barbecues and indulgent vacation eating, right? But it’s also about an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables finally in season. And for some Jews, it marks a time of mourning for the destruction of the temple called The Three Weeks. We are currently in the midst of The Three Weeks, and this Friday will begin the last nine days, when it is traditional for Jews to abstain from eating meat, drinking alcohol, listening to music and buying new clothes among other activities.

To help all our friends get through summer eating, whether you are vegetarian all the time, trying to eat less meat or observing these nine meatless days, we’ve got a slew of delicious (and beautiful) recipes to try.

Soups and Salads

Moroccan Harira Soup 

Cream of Carrot Soup with Jalapenos

Hungarian Sour Cherry Soup

Creamy Roasted Beet Soup

Deli-Style Health Salad

Shaved Brussel Sprouts Salad

Israeli Salad with Chickpeas Feta and Mint

Russian Cabbage Salad 

Red Quinoa Tabbouleh with Labneh

Greek Salad with Fried Halloumi Cheese

Instant Pot Tabbouleh

Haloumi with Peaches and Balsamic Vinegar

Fresh Mozzarella with Garlic Scape and Spinach Pesto

Main Dishes

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage 

Instant Pot Shakshuka 

Mexican Shakshuka

Carrot Pilaf 

Grilled Eggplant Stacks

Ricotta and Pine Nut Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Cheesy Green Lasagna

Roman-style fried zucchini

Veggie shwarma pita sandwich 

Broccoli and cottage cheese pancakes 

Beet and potato frittata

Roasted tomato and labneh pappardelle

Cauliflower Tomato Bake with Basil and Parmesan

Sweet Potato Quinoa Veggie Burgers

Lentil Burgers

Peach and Arugula Pizza

Mixed Roasted Vegetables with Tahini Sauce 

Cheese and Tomato Lasagna

Chickpea Bolognese 

Cabbage Schnitzel 


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