Meal Plan: Tortilla Pie, General Tso’s Bowl, Spicy Chickpea Stew & More

Tortilla Pie with Black Beans and Zucchini Recipe

Our weekly vegetarian meal plans are 5-day menus that serve a family of 4 — or less if you don’t mind leftovers! Click on each of the meal links below to get printable recipes.

Here’s this week’s meatless meal plan:


Creamy Chimichurri Spread RecipeRoasted Vegetable Sandwiches with Creamy Chimichurri Spread // A tangy chimichurri spread makes these simple roasted vegetable sandwiches something special.


Tortilla Pie with Black Beans and Zucchini RecipeTortilla Pie with Black Beans and Zucchini // Tortillas layered with black beans, veggies and plenty of cheese—yup, this one’s a crowd-pleaser!


General Tso's (Not) Chicken Bowls RecipeGeneral Tso’s (Not) Chicken Bowls // This meatless remake of General Tso’s Chicken replaces the chicken with seitan.


Butternut Squash, Kale and Black Bean BurritosButternut Squash Burritos with Black Beans and Kale // You wouldn’t think of burritos as healthy, but with kale, squash and black beans, these are burritos you can feel good about eating.


Spicy Chickpea & Spinach Stew RecipeSpicy Chickpea and Spinach Stew // Served over a bed of rice or couscous, this stew makes a hearty, warming meal.

Tips For This Week’s Plan

    • You’ll have half a block of tofu leftover from the chimichurri spread; use it to make miso soup for lunch!
    • If you don’t like cooking with alcohol, no worries—cross the beer off the shopping list and substitute vegetable broth instead.
    • Sour cream, green onions, cilantro and salsa can be used for both the tortilla pie and the burritos.
    • Can’t find harissa at your grocery store? Substitute any hot sauce you like in the Chickpea and Spinach Stew—add a little, taste, and add more as needed.

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Haha – leftover clean up plan! For sure need to try the meatless seitan dish and yeah how about mushroom in place of chickpea for the Friday diet plan?

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