This Week’s Meatless Meal Plan | 07.20.15

By Dana Raidt | Last Updated: July 30, 2015

Cheesy Broccoli and Pepper Baked Orzo

Our weekly meatless 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, then print the meal plan and shopping list at the bottom of this post.

Here’s this week’s meatless meal plan:


Cheesy Broccoli and Pepper Baked Orzo

Cheesy Broccoli and Pepper Baked Orzo // A comforting baked pasta dish that’s super colorful and perfectly suited to summer.


Tomato Basil Veggie Burger Recipe

Tomato Basil Veggie Burgers // These caprese-style veggie burgers are the quintessential summer dinner. Top them with whatever burger fixins you like!


Taco Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

Taco-stuffed Zucchini // Shells they are not, but zucchini make for a nutritious base for a savory crumbled-tempeh taco filling.


Sweet Potato and Tofu Enchiladas with Mole Sauce

Sweet Potato and Tofu Enchiladas with Mole Sauce //  Much of this recipe can be made ahead of time, and the sweet potatoes can be microwaved if needed, so no worries if you have a busy Thursday!


Sweet Corn & Coconut Milk Chowder | Oh My Veggies

Sweet Corn and Coconut Milk Chowder // This vegan version of a comfort-food fave can be made as spicy or mild as you like.

Tips for This Week’s Meal Plan

  • If you have a large oven-safe skillet, use that to bake the orzo and save yourself a dish
  • If you’ve got a hankering for a grilled veggie burger, you can bake them until they’re set and then transfer them to the grill to finish cooking
  • Just about every component of enchilada recipe can be prepared a few nights before — the baked sweet potato, the tofu and the mole. Once you’ve got all the components ready to go, it’s just a matter of assembly and 20 minutes in the oven, then it’s enchilada time!
  • Microwave the sweet potato for the enchiladas to save yourself an hour of roasting time
  • Fresh corn should be a-plenty this time of year, but if you can’t track any down or don’t feel like cutting it off the cob, use frozen corn instead

Printable Meal Plan & Shopping List


Click here for a printable version of this week’s meatless meal plan and shopping list.

Find more dinner ideas from our Meatless Meal Plan archives.

About Dana Raidt

Dana Raidt is a Minneapolis-based writer and editor with a passion for music, a penchant for thrift-store shopping and a never-ending recipe repertoire.

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What an absolutely phenomenal idea to prepare meal plans ! No excuse for anyone that they don’t know what to use, how to make it. I love it and applaud you for it ! New fan in the making 😉

Dana, I just found your website and it is a Godsend. I cannot figure out how to get this week’s cover sheet to print out full-size though! Help! I’ve printed them successfully for two other weeks, just having trouble with the 7/20/15 cover. Many thanks.

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