15 Vegan & Vegetarian Mediterranean Recipes | Healthy Mediterranean Meals

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If you want to start living a healthier lifestyle but don’t want to commit to a strict diet right away, introducing yourself to Mediterranean cuisine may be the way to go. Olive oil, fresh fruits and vegetables, nutritious grains, and protein-rich legumes are the main ingredients in Mediterranean food, which is ideal if you’re trying to lose weight! Having said that, here are 15 no-meat Mediterranean recipes you will love!

15. Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon, Pomegranate, and Feta

Stop hiding cauliflower in your smoothies and let it act as the star with this Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon, Pomegranate, and Feta with Tahini Dressing.

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14. Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Fresh veggies, a light dressing and couscous makes a perfect salad in this Mediterranean Couscous Salad.

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13. Homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus

This roasted garlic hummus recipe is so easy to make at home! Kitchen staples along with plenty of easily roasted garlic make this homemade hummus a delicious appetizer or healthy snack.

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12. Tabbouleh with Preserved Lemon

Whether you enjoy tabbouleh as a light lunch or serve it as a side with grilled chicken kabobs there’s a reason tabbouleh is loved throughout the Mediterannean.

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11. Greek Tzatziki Sauce

This authentic Tzatziki Sauce Recipe is a delicious creamy dip made out of Greek yogurt, shredded cucumber, garlic, olive oil and fresh herbs.

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10. Healthy Mediterranean Breakfast Burritos

These easy, tasty and healthy vegetarian Greek breakfast burritos solve all problems, as they can easily be made ahead, then frozen.

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9. Greek Vegetarian Filo Pastry Pizza

Even if you are trying to stay on track or lose weight, this Greek Filo Pastry Pizza with feta, basil and tomatoes is still doable. As far as tailgating food goes, it’s a little healthier than the typical.

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8. Amazing Pan Fried Gnocchi With Cherry Tomato Sauce

How do you like the idea of a really easy pantry meal that’s always a crowd pleaser? This pan fried gnocchi recipe is ridiculously delicious. Try it once and it might just become one of your new favourite meals!

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7. Horiatiki Salad (Classic Greek Village Salad)

Horiatiki Salad is a traditional Greek Village Salad full of fresh vibrant vegetables and bursting with vibrant Mediterranean flavours.

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6. Grilled Halloumi Salad

This grilled halloumi salad is a tasty, savory recipe! It’s paired with fresh and juicy tomatoes and cucumbers for a crunchy vegetable bite. It’s topped with salty, grilled halloumi cheese. I think you’ll love it! See more plant-based grilling dishes.

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5. Mediterranean Summer Salad

This Mediterranean Summer Salad recipe is heavy on tomatoes, fresh herbs, and flavor. This is an easy, healthy recipe that showcases summer produce.

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4. Mediterranean Seven Layer Dip

This Mediterranean Seven Layer dip is so fresh, so simple, and so easy to assemble! With no cooking required and only seven ingredients (duh), it’s an easy way to make a quick appetizer to serve with whole wheat pita chips. It’s also delicious spread on toast or stuffed into a pita pocket for a light meal.

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3. Mediterranean Chickpea and Orzo Salad

This easy Chickpea and Orzo Salad is bursting with Mediterranean flavor- olives, feta, sun dried tomatoes, lemon, and garlic- combined with an awesome crunch from toasted almonds. It’s healthy because it’s packed with fiber, nutrients, and green veggies. It’s the perfect side for Easter dinner, to take to a potluck or picnic, or for a light meal.

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2. Çilbir –Turkish Eggs in Spiced Yoghurt

Çilbir is a traditional Turkish breakfast recipe that places perfectly poached eggs into a bowl of spiced yoghurt, and tops it with delicious melted butter. If that doesn’t have you drooling, it was also a favourite breakfast of Ottoman sultans as far back as the 15th century.

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1. Mekitsi (Bulgarian Fried Dough)

Mekitsi is a simple Bulgarian fried dough recipe that can be made for breakfast or brunch. It’s very similar to donuts, but it can be eaten with powdered sugar (for sweet lovers) or some cheese (for a savory variation. And if I know anything, it’s this…a Bulgarian doughnut recipe is an excellent way to start the day.

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15 Vegan & Vegetarian Mediterranean Recipes

15 Vegan & Vegetarian Mediterranean Recipes

If you are on a journey to start a healthy lifestyle then introducing yourself to Mediterranean meals might just be the way. Here are 15 no-meat Mediterranean recipes you will love!


  • Cauliflower
  • Lemon
  • Pomegranate
  • Couscous Salad
  • Garlic Hummus


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