25 Kid Approved Meatless Dinner Ideas


  1. It is healthy!  I am not going to sit around and tell you not to eat meat.  I eat meat.  I eat meat several times a week.  But adding more vegetables, nuts, seeds, and healthy grains is just right for you.
  2. It will help you raise adventurous eaters.  Introducing your kids to ingredients like grains, beans, nuts, seeds, and various vegetables early will help them make better choices when they get older.
  3. It’s Budget-friendly.¬†Serving a meatless meal at least once a week will help decrease your weekly grocery budget.¬† The cost of serving meat for dinner can add up fast.¬† Adding veggies to a rice or potato dish is a filling way to serve your family a complete meal.

All of these meatless dinner ideas I am sharing today will please vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.¬† ¬†Your kids won’t be asking you where the meat is when you serve these delicious meals.¬† These are also great ideas for you to serve if you avoid meat during lent.¬† ¬†Vegetables contain a lot of protein, so eating vegetables in the place of meat at dinnertime is good for you!

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  1. Coconut Curry Fried Rice 

2. Spinach and Cheese Balls

3.  Sheet Pan Eggplant Parmesan 


4 Instant Pot Minestrone Soup 


5. Thai Stuffed Peppers

6. Carrot Hot Dogs

7. Protein-Packed Pad Thai

8. Zucchini Parmesan 

9. Pizza Quesadilla


10. Apple Cider Butternut Squash Soup 


11. Greek Zucchini Slices 


12. Black Bean Tacos 

13.  Carrot-Almond Soup 

14. Sheet Pan Veggie Primavera 



15. Walnut Meat Tacos 

16. Homemade Spaghettios 

17. Butternut Squash Pasta 

18. Vegan Chili Cheese Fries 

19.  Instant Pot Corn Chowder with homemade corn stock 



20. Zucchini Nuggets 


22. Pulled Jackfruit 

23. Broccoli -Cheese Quinoa Casserole 

24. Homemade Tomato Soup 

25. Meatless Taco Pasta 

I hope you like my collection!




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