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Eggplant Roll-Ups

We love these easy Italian eggplant roll-ups stuffed with creamy ricotta and spinach. The fact that they are vegetarian is a bonus! —Laura Haugen, Portland, Oregon

Skinny Eggplant Parmesan

You save a lot of calories when you bake the eggplant patties instead of frying in boil. I like to...


Squash Provencal

All of my family loves vegetables, and in the summer when squash is plentiful, I serve this dish frequently. It...


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Eggplant Rollatini

Want to learn how to cook eggplant? Here's where to start. These authentic eggplant roll-ups may take some time to...


Eggplant Parmigiana

This delicious eggplant casserole from my mom makes a wonderful meatless meal. It’s a resourceful way to use up the...

Twice-as-Nice Mashed Potatoes

If you can't decide what kind of potatoes to serve, reach for this recipe, which blends both red and sweet...


Veggie Lasagna

No one will even miss the meat when you serve this vegetable-rich lasagna. It has a fresh, full-bodied flavor. To...

Creamy Vegetable Lasagna

Our Test Kitchen created this recipe for this creamy herbed vegetable lasagna. It's also a great option for a vegetarian...


Baked Eggplant Italiano

“When my husband I decided that we wanted to lose weight, I created this main dish as a downsized substitute...


Stuffed Portobellos

Malcolm Lewis of Freeville, New York turns hearty portobellos into a flavorful meal. His addition of walnuts adds crunch to...


Upside-Down Meatless Pizza

I experimented with a recipe for upside-down pizza and make it into a meatless dish. It turned out very tasty.

Italian Garden Casserole

This casserole includes a medley of eggplant, zucchini and tomatoes.


Hearty Eggplant Parmesan

Sauteing in a reduced amount of oil helps give this classic eggplant dish a healthy twist. Add a green salad...


Garlic Potato Bake

I created this recipe for an end-of-summer harvest picnic. Everyone loved it.


Italian Zucchini Bake

Kids of all ages are sure to like this fun vegetarian spin on pizza! The recipe comes from Carol Mieske...


Cheesy Vegetable Medley Casserole

"This side-dish casserole is great using tomatoes and zucchini from your garden," writes Suzanne Priest of Attleboro, Massachusetts. "And it...

Two-Bean Tomato Bake

Parmesan cheese, basil and garlic spice up this mouthwatering medley of beans, mushrooms, onion and tomato. It's even more flavorful...


Tomato Zucchini Casserole

This recipe is always a hit. In fact, I usually have to double it, and still there are no leftovers....


Spuds Lasagna Loaf

I developed this recipe when we had a craving for lasagna but no noodles in the pantry. Potatoes are fabulous...


Parmesan Baked Tomatoes

The flavorful and simple butter, Parmesan cheese and parsley topping gives plain rice a tasty twist the whole family enjoys.—Joy...


Tomato N Cheese Pasta

Garlic, basil and oregano add pizzazz to this savory side dish. The pasta is tender and moist, and there's plenty...


Zucchini Ricotta Bake

I have made this lasagna-like zucchini casserole frequently over the years and shared the recipe with many. Recently, my daughter...


Vegetarian Cabbage Rolls

This marvelous meatless entree comes from my 89-year-old grandmother, who cooks a lot with grains, particularly bulgur. The zucchini is...


Classic Cheesy Zucchini Bake

Ever since a friend shared this classic casserole with me. I actually look forward to our annual bounty of zucchini....

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Contest-Winning Eggplant Parmesan

Because my recipe calls for baking the eggplant instead of frying it, it’s much healthier than other parmesans! The prep...


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Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

These filling and flavorful vegetarian stuffed peppers are an updated version of my mom's stuffed peppers, which were a favorite...


Zucchini Tomato Casserole

Even people who don’t like zucchini can’t seem to get enough of this full-flavored side dish. I always bring it...


Italian Zucchini Casserole

Compliments crop up as fast as vines when folks sample this zucchini casserole. Even those who generally don't like zucchini...


The Best Eggplant Parmesan

Truly delicious! I love eggplant and have many recipes, but this one's my favorite. The cheeses and seasonings make this...


Ratatouille with Polenta

If you only know Ratatouille as a kids’ movie, you’re in for a treat. Created in the Provence region of...