Let's face it. Most of us need to add more vegetables to our diet. According to the most recently updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans, we should be consuming between 5 to 13 servings of fruits and vegetables each day. This is equivalent to about 2 1/2 to 6 1/2 cups daily.
For most of us, getting the recommended amount of nutrients in our diets can be a challenge, especially if you are a busy family with young children. Not to worry, we have rounded up nine delicious veggie dishes to enjoy with TortillaLand® tortillas that the whole family will actually enjoy!
These recipes are not only crave-worthy, they are easy to prepare and a great way to integrate more nutrients into your diet. You can also find fresh new ideas by following our recipe page.
Here are 9 ways to enjoy the benefits of a vegetarian meal without sacrificing the taste.
Get ready for a new twist on "pizza night"! This crispy tortilla pizza topped with pesto and Mediterranean flavors can be on your dinner table in less than 30 minutes. Not only is it delightfully tasty, it is topped with spinach, red pepper, sun-dried tomatoes, olives and feta cheese. Click here for recipe.
These Sweet Potato Tacos are so delicious, our friend at Spinach Tiger created 3 different ways to enjoy them! Click here and choose from the Plain Jane Sweet Potato Taco (tastes like a delicious pastry), Tuscan Romeo Sweet Potato Taco and the Southern Belle Sweet Potato Taco. YUM!
Just a few minutes and a handful of wholesome ingredients are all you need to assemble these delicious quesadillas packed with spinach, artichoke hearts and loads of yummy cheese. You don't need meat to enjoy this treat! Click here for recipe.
This meatless dish is not only incredibly filling, it's packed with so much flavor that you will not miss the meat! Simply layer protein-rich beans and cheese with broccoli, tomatoes, chilies and spices with TortillaLand® flour tortillas for meal that will have the family going back for more. Click here for recipe
Who knew that delicious melted mozzarella cheese combined with simple roasted red peppers on top of TortillaLand® flour tortillas could result in a flavorful personal-sized pizza each member of the family will love? We did! This recipe is perfect for busy nights where you want a delicious meal in a snap. Click here for recipe.
These tortilla roll-ups are delicious with our flour tortillas and packed with veggies. Make them in advance and store in the fridge for a great lunch on-to-go or serve it with a salad for a light dinner! Click here for recipe.
Quesadillas are a great way to sneak veggies into your family's diet because they can be assembled quickly and allow for a variety of vegetables to be included. We love this dish filled with simple vegetables like zucchini, onion and peppers, and topped with a few slices of avocado and chopped tomatoes. Add in spicy cheese and a dollop of chipotle cream, and you'll completely forget that you're eating a vegetarian meal. Click here for recipe. Also check out this recipe for Vegetarian Quesadillas with Jalapenos with Swiss chard (you could sub spinach), onions, red bell pepper, mushrooms and fresh jalapenos with Monterey jack cheese. YUM!
These tacos are built around Manzano peppers—a small yellow "apple-shaped" chile that packs a bright, fruity taste but lots of heat (up to 2 to 12 times as hot as jalapeños). Add in red onions, mint, tempeh and spices and wrap it all in a fresh TortillaLand® corn tortilla for a fruity, fiery, savory taco that will probably become a favorite among those who love spice!
When we came across this recipe, we knew we had to share. These delicious tacos combine the flavors of sautéed spinach, garlic and chickpeas wrapped in a delicious and warm TortillaLand® corn tortilla. Top with cherry tomatoes, avocado slices, your favorite salsa, and toasted pepitas and you'll be in taco heaven! Click here for recipe.