The Mediterranean Diet is bountiful in fruits, whole grains, and olive oil. But vegetables are the true star of this healthy diet! We have chosen our top picks of Mediterranean Diet vegetarian recipes.
If you’re looking for more info on med-style eating, make sure to get the full low down with our Mediterranean diet food list!
Please note: our collection includes eggs and dairy products.
1) Mediterranean Moroccan Honey Glazed Eggplant
Mix together some globe eggplants, honey, harissa, olive oil, and cilantro. You’ll create this sweet and savory Mediterranean Moroccan Honey Glazed Eggplant. It’s a must-try recipe from Bunsen Burner Bakery!
2) Mediterranean Roasted Asparagus, Tomato, & Feta Couscous
Chelsea’s Messy Apron made this Mediterranean Roasted Asparagus, Tomato, & Feta Couscous. This colorful recipe has asparagus, couscous, balsamic vinegar, and Dijon mustard. We’re sure you’ll enjoy this crunchy and cheesy couscous dish!
3) Mediterranean Vegan Jambalaya
Unlike the traditional jambalaya, this Mediterranean Vegan Jambalaya uses no meat. Cilantro and Citronella combines celery, peppers, Tabasco sauce, soy sauce, and brown rice. Don’t miss out on this veggie medley!
4) Mediterranean Vegan Tzatziki
Grab your whole wheat bread and spread on some of this Mediterranean Vegan Tzatziki! It calls for cashews, lemon, cucumber, mint leaves, and garlic. Discover Delicious has perfected this tangy and tasty spread with only 5 ingredients!
5) Mediterranean Creamy Tomato & Roasted Veg Risotto
This Mediterranean Creamy Tomato & Roasted Veg Risotto comes from Wallflower Kitchen. You’ll need the following ingredients: zucchini, risotto rice, and balsamic vinegar. Rich, creamy and smooth; it’s the best dish to satisfy your cravings for Italian flavor.
6) Mediterranean Baked Parmesan Zucchini
If you love the combo of Parmesan and zucchini, then you’re sure to enjoy this recipe from Damn Delicious. You’ll only need 5 simple ingredients: Parmesan cheese, zucchini, olive oil, parsley, and dried herbs. Follow the simple directions and you’re on your way to this delicious Mediterranean Baked Parmesan Zucchini.
7) Mediterranean Roasted Chickpea Gyros
Chickpeas, flatbread, tzatziki, and lettuce leaves. These are the main ingredients used by Live Eat Learn to make awesome gyros. Fancy and fabulous, these Mediterranean Roasted Chickpea Gyros are sure to impress!
8) Mediterranean Tomato Basil Cream Pasta
Hoping for a simple pasta recipe? Try this Mediterranean Tomato Basil Cream Pasta from Well Vegan. Cashews, whole wheat pasta, basil leaves, and tomatoes combine to create this luscious and mouth-watering vegetarian dish!
9) Mediterranean Pumpkin Pizza
Healthier Steps uses quinoa flour, flax seeds, pumpkin puree, and nutritional yeast flakes. If you love the taste of pumpkin and pizza, this earthy and hearty recipe is your answer. Mediterranean Pumpkin Pizza is a complete crowd pleaser!
10) Mediterranean Tofu Scramble Breakfast Burrito
Looking for a vegetarian burrito? This Mediterranean Tofu Scramble Breakfast Burrito recipe from Elephantastic Vegan is the ticket! Combine firm tofu, turmeric powder, green olives, avocado, and canola oil. You’ll create a flavorful and delicious breakfast.
11) Mediterranean Quinoa Stuffed Eggplant with Tahini Sauce
Simply Quinoa brings you Mediterranean Quinoa Stuffed Eggplant with Tahini Sauce. The recipe uses button mushrooms, tomatoes, quinoa, lemon, ground cumin, and tahini. Try this succulent vegetarian dish the next time you’re looking for that tahini taste!
12) Mediterranean Vegan Zucchini Fritters
There’s nothing like a crazy-good, crunchy fritter. These Mediterranean Vegan Zucchini Fritters from Jessica in the Kitchen mixes zucchini, coconut oil, coconut flour, and flax eggs. She has created a super satisfying and scrumptious snack!
13) Mediterranean Vegetable & Hummus Tart
Olive oil, basil, vegan-friendly puff pastry, and hummus are the ingredients in this awesome and yummy Mediterranean Vegetable & Hummus Tart. This recipe from Wallflower Kitchen is extremely easy to make!
14) Mediterranean Vegan & Gluten-Free Green Falafel
We have a middle eastern favorite on our list: Mediterranean Vegan & Gluten-Free Green Falafel. This recipe requires 6 common ingredients! Collard leaves, chickpeas, chickpea flour, canola oil, lime juice, and garlic powder. They come together to form the best-ever falafel!
15) Mediterranean Grilled Eggplant Baba Ganoush
Platings and Pairing combine Italian eggplant, tahini, olive oil, and smoked paprika. The result is this delicious Mediterranean Grilled Eggplant Baba Ganoush. This wonderful dish is excellent on its own or served on top of a bread!
That’s it for our list of Mediterranean Diet vegetarian recipes! Did we miss any of your favorites? Share your top picks in the comments below!