Plant-Based Power! Easy Vegetarian Meals from NutrisystemArticle posted in: Nutrisystem
When most people think of vegetarian food, their minds automatically go to boring salads and bland vegetables. It’s time to throw those preconceived notions aside and explore all that plant-based eating has to offer! Nutrisystem is making meatless meals easy and delicious with a convenient vegetarian meals. Think crisp flatbreads, pasta dinners and cheesy creations: No boring food here! Check out these easy vegetarian meals from Nutrisystem that even meat eaters will love.
1. Spicy Kung Pao Noodles
Asian takeout isn’t typically allowed on a weight loss plan. We’re changing all that with this delicious noodle bowl! Asian style noodles are covered in a spicy soy-based sauce flavored with garlic, shallots, chili peppers, green onion and a sprinkle of peanuts. Add some sriracha or another hot sauce if you want more pow in your kung pao. You can also toss in some sautéed veggies from the unlimited list. With 190 calories per package, this meal packs 10 grams of protein and three grams of dietary fiber.
2. Mediterranean Flatbread
Pizza by any other name is flatbread. This one is based on a quinoa crust and is piled high with black olives, tomatoes and tangy feta cheese—pizza goes Greek. This new entrée is highly rated by Nutrisystem users. It has 230 calories but eight grams of filling protein.
3. Harvest Grain Bowl
How about 10 grams of dietary fiber and five grams of protein in one delicious bowl? This meal has staying power! It’s full of chickpeas, lentils, brown rice and quinoa, with a variety of vegetables in a light, aromatic broth. And it’s 250 calories!
4. Mushroom Bolognese
You won’t miss the meat in this classic Bolognese. Vegetarian bolognese sauce is spooned liberally over spaghetti and tender mushrooms. Topped with parmesan cheese, this dinner has 13 grams of protein and three grams of fiber for 260 calories.
5. Bean Bolognese
Two kinds of beans—white and kidney—“beef” up the Bolognese sauce and join a host of veggies accompanying this pasta dinner. For 200 calories, you get 11 grams of protein and five grams of fiber.
6. Four Cheese Manicotti
An Italian classic for all pasta lovers, this Four Cheese Manicotti has no shortage of flavor. Tender pasta is stuffed with ricotta, parmesan and romano cheeses. Covered in a tomato and red bell pepper sauce, it’s the perfect meal to pair with your favorite non-starchy veggies.
7. Mac And Cheese
Another vegetarian favorite, we turn classic mac and cheese into a diet-friendly affair with this frozen favorite. Tender elbow macaroni pasta features a creamy cheddar cheese sauce that’s perfect for pairing with steamed broccoli or sliced tomatoes!
8. Spinach And Cheese Pretzel Melt
Take this portable plant-based pretzel pocket to-go for lunchtime made easy! Stuffed with spinach, mozzarella, fontina and parmesan cheese, this customer favorite is filled with flavor (and 12 grams of protein)!
9. Garlic Cheese Flatbread
This pantry-friendly base is perfect for all of your favorite pizza toppings. Make it your own with veggies, fresh herbs and anything else you love to throw on your pie. It features a thin, whole-wheat crust, a light, buttery garlic sauce and a sprinkle of cheese.
10. Thick Crust Pizza
Our pantry-friendly pizza features a thick crust that’s perfect for piling high with your favorite toppings. Try it with fresh basil, olives and sliced tomatoes for fresh flavor and fiber. Once you taste this pie, it is sure to replace your Friday night pizza order.
11. White Cheddar Mac And Cheese
Enjoy vegetarian comfort food at its finest! White cheddar cheese cloaks tender noodles in this flavorful favorite. Plus, it’s a good source of protein and fiber! Keep it in your office drawer at work so you always have a smart option on hand.
12. Four Cheese Melt
Pick this portable pizza pocket for your next lunch! Once you taste the delicious blend of Parmesan, cheddar and mozzarella cheeses (and see that it provides 14 grams of protein!), you’ll be glad you did. Add this vegetarian favorite to your next Nutrisystem meal delivery!
13. Bistro-Style Toasted Ravioli
This vegetarian classic tastes like it’s straight from your favorite Italian restaurant. A three-cheese blend of ricotta, parmesan and mozzarella are stuffed into tender pasta and finished in a crispy coating of seasoned bread crumbs.