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Meal Plan: Lemon Asparagus Linguine, Mediterranean Calzones & More

Black Bean Flautas with Avocado Dipping Sauce

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:

Monday

Lemon-Asparagus Linguine with Garlicky Panko RecipeLemon Asparagus Linguine with Garlicky Panko // This is the kind of recipe that proves that simple is best—minimal ingredients, a minimal amount of time cooking, but so much flavor.

Tuesday

Mango Tempeh Lettuce Wraps RecipeMango Tempeh Lettuce Wraps // Keeping with the easy dinner theme, there’s hardly any cooking involved in making these sweet-and-spicy lettuce wraps—just heat the tempeh and assemble!

Wednesday

Cucumber Chickpea Salad with Lemony Tahini Dressing RecipeCucumber Chickpea Salad with Lemony Tahini Dressing // Stuffed into pitas, this salad makes a tasty alternative to chicken salad sandwiches.

Thursday

Black Bean Flautas with Avocado Dipping SauceBlack Bean Flautas with Avocado Dipping Sauce // Whether you bake them in the oven or pan-fry them, these flautas are sure to be a hit with the whole family.

Friday

Mediterranean CalzonesMediterranean Calzones // Refrigerated pizza dough shaves off prep time on these cheesy vegetarian calzones.

Tips For This Week’s Plan

  • If you have leftover basil from Monday’s dinner, add it to the wraps or calzones later in the week.
  • Instead of buying two small cucumbers for the wraps and salad, buy a large one and use it for both days.
  • We put pita bread on the list for Wednesday’s dinner, but the salad can be served stuffed into tomatoes or lettuce leaves instead.
  • The sweet chili sauce on the shopping list is for drizzling over the lettuce wraps. If you prefer straight up spicy to sweet-and-spicy, you can substitute sriracha.
  • If you want to use additional toppings for the flautas, add them to the shopping list.
  • Make sure the avocados you buy for the flautas aren’t quite ripe if you’re doing your shopping on the weekend.

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Millie | Add A Little
    May 16, 2015 at 2:36 am

    Loving the look of the stuffed tomatoes – what a fun lunch it would make!

  • Reply
    jean oakley
    May 16, 2015 at 3:50 pm

    Please include some recipes that do NOT have hot spices. There are those of us who cannot eat foods with these spices. This trend in cooking is getting old!

  • Reply
    Andrea
    May 16, 2015 at 5:08 pm

    The Lemon Asparagus Linguine looks delicious!

  • Reply
    Jennifer @ Delicious Everyday
    May 20, 2015 at 12:07 am

    Those stuffed tomatoes are to die for!

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