Garlic & Onions

Recipe: Chopped Chickpea Salad — Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dinners

If your goal is to make a filling salad for dinner that won't leave you reaching for frozen pizza an hour later, then you need to make sure protein-packed chickpeas are front and center. With a chameleon-like ability to adapt to whatever flavors that surround it, this legume can be combined with any number of fresh greens and veggies for a wholesome, nourishing salad designed for dinner satisfaction.

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Recipe: Slow Cooker Veggie Pot Pie — Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dinners

Ready to feel totally victorious about getting an amazing veggie-packed dinner on the table on a weeknight? Step one: Enlist the help of the slow cooker. Step two: Make sure it's a classic. A slow cooker veggie pot pie starts to feel like the obvious choice, doesn't it? From the creamy filling, studded with a rainbow of hearty vegetables, to the buttery biscuit topping you add right at the end, it delivers the comfort of homemade pot pie without any of the fuss.

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Recipe: Weeknight Vegetable Stir-Fry — Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dinners

This is the easy, wholesome stir-fry you'll want to keep in regular rotation in your meal plan. It will win you over with its fresh medley of crisp, crunchy veggies and coating of savory-sweet sauce. You'll go back to it again and again because it's a quick and reliable meal, asking no more of you than chopping veggies and spending less than 20 minutes at the stove.

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Recipe: Spaghetti Squash with Asparagus, Ricotta, Lemon and Thyme — Recipes from The Kitchn

Never has it tasted so good to be straddled between winter and spring until now. Fresh stalks of asparagus mingle with a healthy dose of lemon and thyme to hint at spring's arrival, while this vegetarian supper is anchored with a favorite winter staple.

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How To Cook Classic Beef Pot Roast in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Pot roast was a one-pot wonder long before that was a term for homey dishes that are both inexpensive and require little hands-on cooking. This dish has long been the Sunday night dinner that makes a large number of servings (and incredible leftovers) while perfuming the whole house. After a few hours of cooking, you have tender pieces of beef in a rich, meaty glaze, surrounded by melt-in-your-mouth carrots, potatoes, and onions all soaked in the beef's gravy. It's a dish only a long, slow braise could deliver.

While it is near impossible to screw up a pot roast, there are a few steps that make this dish worthy of its celebrated status. Choosing the right cut of meat and the best potatoes for braising, and making a lush gravy are chief among them. Now, I haven't tasted your mother's pot roast, but I can say without question that this is the best beef pot roast you can make at home in your own oven.

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Recipe: Black Beans and Plantains Breakfast Bowl — Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes

I feel like there are people who like all the food on their plate to touch and people who like the different dishes to maintain their own space into carefully managed sections of the plate. I am firmly in the first camp and unsurprisingly a great fan of food in bowls for this very reason. Breakfast is probably my favorite time for a bunch of things to get tossed together in a bowl, which is why this meal of cumin-spiced black beans, plantains, and a fried egg is everything I ever wanted from the first meal of the day.

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