10 Appetizers & Salads Recipes for Vegetarians

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
Planning a party? Need something quick and delicious to start off a meal? Whatever you are planning if you need delicious Appetizers or Salads to start off your meal course then this place is the place to be. Search and start cooking away!Quinoa Salad With Cherries
1. Quinoa Salad With Cherries
Quinoa Salad With Cherries
Juicy cherries star in this stellar Summer salad that's great whichever way you enjoy it: still warm from the stove, at room temperature as part of a picnic or potluck spread, or even as a brown-bag lunch you'll look forward to all day. Even better, this versatile salad can — and should — take shape from whatever looks best at your market; feel free to swap other varieties of stone fruit like peaches, plums, or nectarines for the cherries.
2. Grilled Tomato and Corn Pasta Salad
Grilled Tomato and Corn Pasta Salad
This recipe deserves a gold star! We've taken some of the summer's brightest flavors -- juicy tomatoes and sweet corn -- and grilled them before tossing them together to make this pasta salad from our July/ August issue. Dolloped with ricotta and a bit of fresh basil, this vegetarian dinner is one that even the biggest meat-eaters will adore.
3. Beer Braised Saffron Carrots | Hungry for the Holidays
Beer Braised Saffron Carrots | Hungry for the Holidays
These multi-color carrots sprinkled with exotic saffron couldn't be easier and are a delicious compliment to any holiday meal.
4. Caponata with Antipasti
Caponata with Antipasti
Try this easy to follow how to guide in making this Italian favorite Caponata.
5. PURI for Pani Puri - Indian Chat Recipe
PURI for Pani Puri - Indian Chat Recipe
Pani Puri is one of the most loved Indian street foods or “chaat”. The puri (small, round, crispy puffed shells made from semolina) is stuffed with potatoes, chickpeas, tamarind chutney and a spicy, tangy water, or pani. Eat it in one big bite and experience the explosion of flavor. They go fast so be sure to make plenty with this easy pani puri recipe.
6. Moroccan Fava Beans with Charmoula
Moroccan Fava Beans with Charmoula
Today, my really good friend Mhamed, from Morocco, is showing us how to make a wonderful Moroccan appetizer: "Fava Mcharmel" which is fava beans cooked in a spiced sauce. It is a super easy recipe that will make you fall in love with both cooking and Moroccan food once you have tried it!
7. How to Make a Fancy Rice Salad!
How to Make a Fancy Rice Salad!
We have a Moroccan saying "The eyes eat first", which means a dish has to be both appetizing to the eyes as well as the palate. Today I am going to show you how to make your rice salad look like a star!
8. Mirchi Bhajji - Stuffed Green Chili Fritters
Mirchi Bhajji - Stuffed Green Chili Fritters
Cold and rainy days…perfect climate for pakodas or bhajjis (fritters). Try this recipe for our version of mirchi bhajjis (stuffed green chili fritters). It’s the perfect tea time snack – super delicious and guaranteed to hit the spot!
9. Mexican Fruit Salad
Mexican Fruit Salad
Summer is in full swing, and if the heat is getting you down, try this! A refreshing Mexican Fruit Salad, with a chili powder kick! A great combo, anytime of day! This salad is inspired by the awesome fruit carts in Los Angeles that often times are near the entrances to the insane freeway system of the city. It certainly is a healthy, delicious way to start your day on the way to work and also takes your mind off the mad rush hour traffic that will ensue!
10. Moroccan Cucumber Salad
Moroccan Cucumber Salad
The hot summer days are back, and we all need refreshing dishes to cool us down! This Moroccan cucumber salad is the perfect appetizer for your summer menu. The juice, flavor, and texture of cucumber contains all the refreshing ingredients that we need! This salad can be made 'salty' or 'sweet', and you can also add chopped iceberg lettuce to it. You are going to love it!
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