The foundation of vegetarian cooking is fresh, whole foods: in-season fruits and vegetables, nuts and oils, and whole grains. Find recipes to match the ingredients you have on hand, or check out our list for inspiration.
In Season Now: Apples
Take advantage of the many varieties of apples that are ripe and available now to use in these and other vegetarian recipes.
The stuffing for these baked apples can be made up to two days ahead.
Fuji, Ginger Gold, and Pink Lady apples are good choices here because they resist browning.
In France, apple butter is made by slow-cooking apples by themselves or with a little butter and sugar until you have a smooth, rich spread. Use a mix of tart apple varieties for the best flavor. Serve with toast, pancakes, or waffles. Or warm up apple butter, and spoon over ice cream.
For this salad, you can either peel the apples and pearsor not.
Featured Ingredient: Spinach
Spinach is a versatile ingredient that vegetarians love — it tastes great in a supporting role in many dishes and is delicious as the star vegetable too.