Meatless Monday Dinner Recipes

We’re turning up for #MeatlessMonday! The ladies of “The Real” demonstrate how you can make meatless meals, and now it’s your turn to try them at home! 

Bean and Veggie Enchiladas 

10 large corn or flour tortillas

1 cup corn, fresh or thawed frozen

1/2 red bell pepper, diced

1 green bell pepper, diced

1 small red onion, diced

2 medium zucchini, diced

2 cans of 15 oz black beans

1 Tbs olive oil

1 tsp cumin

2 tsp chili powder

salt and pepper to taste

Cheddar style shredded cheese (optional)

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

2. Pour oil into large skillet and sauté the bell peppers, onions, corn, and zucchini until softened, for approximately 5 minutes. 

3. Add the spices, black beans and salt and pepper. 

4. Grease a 9x13 pan with oil.

5. Lay each tortilla on a flat surface and fill with 1/2 to 2/3 cups of the bean mixture, depending on the size of your tortilla.

6. Sprinkle with a 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese (optional).

7. Roll tightly and place in the previously grease pan.

8. Repeat with remaining tortillas and place them side by side.

9. Pour sauce over enchiladas and sprinkle with more cheese if wanted.

10. Bake for 30 minutes until cheese is bubbly. 

11. Serve with sour cream and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.

Portobello Philly

2 Tsp. extra-virgin olive oil 

1/2 large onion(s) sliced

4 large mushrooms, portobello stems and gills removed, sliced

1 large pepper(s), red, bell thinly sliced

1 1/2 Tbsp. oregano dried

1/4 Tsp. pepper, black ground 

1 Tbsp. flour, all-purpose 

1/4 cup(s) broth, vegetable or reduced-sodium chicken broth 

1 Tbsp. soy sauce, less sodium 

3 oz(s) provolone cheese,

4 whole-wheat split and toasted

1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. 

2. Add onion and stir often until the onions become soft and brown.

3. Add mushrooms, bell pepper, oregano and pepper and cook. Stir often, until the vegetables are soft.

4. Reduce heat to low; then mix in flour and stir in broth and soy sauce. Bring to a simmer. Then remove from the heat.

5. Place cheese slices on top of the vegetables, cover and let it sit until melted.

6. Divide the mixture into 4 portions, leaving the melted cheese layer on top. 

7. Place each portion onto each toasted bun and serve immediately.



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