Created to raise more awareness on sustainability and healthier eating, the World Meat Free Week (from June 15 to 21) encourages everyone to go meat free for one whole week. Eating less meat has been linked to plenty of health benefits, such as reducing your risk of chronic disease. So if you’re thinking of embarking on a meat-free diet, here are 15 of our top vegetarian recipes to try:
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This refreshing spicy salad features chayote, a member of the gourd family. The light green pear-shaped fruit is referred to as Buddha’s hand gourd in Chinese and is also known as choko.
This unique and interesting dish is actor Nick Shen’s vegetarian take on his grandma’s classic Teochew dish.
A vegetarian version, this light rendang dish is no less moriesh. Serve it on meatless Mondays, or save it for a healthy weekend brunch. It’s also kid-friendly!
Infuse Western and Eastern elements by cooking pak choy (a type of Chinese cabbage) and udon (thick Japanese wheatflour noodles) in a peanut butter mixture.
Literally ready in minutes, whip up this gorgeous chickpea & vegetable curry when you have a fridge full of fresh vegetables!
A classic Singaporean favourite, forget the normal high calories when you whip up this delicious kway teow with mushrooms and kai lan dish for yourself at home.
It might seem simple with few ingredients needed to cook it, but when done right this is a very satisfying dish.
This versatile salad is packed with fibre and nutrients from the beans, and takes only minutes to prepare.
The classic Indian dish is simple, easy to prepare and is most satisfying. The recipe here is by Chef Emmanuel Stroobant.
A vegetarian curry dish that is still as flavourful and satisfying without any meat. Enjoy it with rice as a full meal or you can also serve it as a side dish.
Ready in minutes, this Japanese classic miso udon soup is nourishing, comforting and so easy to make!
A yummy way to use up leftover curry? Make them into samosas! These stuffed pockets are bursting with flavour and so easy to make with just a few basic ingredients.
Try this vegetarian alternative to the popular coffee shop dish, sweet and sour pork.
Make delicious homemade sushi with this simple recipe for mixed rice and vegetable nori rolls.