Vegetarian Recipes for Family25 Favourite Recipes from Different Countries Table of Contents?Introduction 4Chapter 1: Fish Recipes 5Greek Style Shrimp Orzo Salad 6Baked Parmesan Tilapia 8Oven Fried Fish Nuggets 10Fish and Veggie Dish 12Steamed Salmon and Veg Rice Bowl 14Chapter 2: Main Dished 16Veggie Rice and Beans 17Roasted Fresh Green Beans 19Lebanese Lemon Parsley Bean Salad 20Garlicky Green Beans with Pie Nuts 22Beans with Mushrooms and Onion Rings 24Chapter 3: Soups 26Shrimp Gazpacho 27Seafood Soup of Necessity 28Cajun Shrimp Soup 30Thai Coconut Soup 32Crab Soup 34Chapter 4: Desserts 36Chewy Chocolate Caramel Bars 37Strawberry Cool Broulee 39Quick Cherry Crisp 41Mocha Chocolate Mousse 43Pineapple Cake Sundaes 44Chapter 5: Drinks 46Passion Fruit Mojitos 47Goose Cocktail 49Noon Wine 50Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade 51Strawberry Banana Smoothie 53Conclusion 54?IntroductionGenerally, vegetarian diet is defined to the diet which is free of animal flesh. There are various classifications of vegetarian diets. The most commonly followed is the one named lacto-ovo vegetarianism. This consists of not eating meat as well as the dairy products like butter, eggs, etc. Other vegetarian diets are lacto excluding all dairy products except dairy items, ovo having only eggs and excluding other animal products, pescatarian which allows fish and a vegan diet which allows all animal products except meat. A vegetarian diet provides a healthy and long life. This diet has less saturated fats, high fiber, complex carbohydrates and plenty of protein. We can make tasty and meatless recipes by using different types of spices and aromatic ingredients. It can compete with meaty foods in taste, nutritional values, and appearance.This book is about top 25 favourite vegetarian recipes from different countries that you can make easily and enjoy.Let’s get started!Chapter 1: Fish RecipesGreek Style Shrimp Orzo SaladCooking Time: 20 mins Servings: 3Ingredients8 ounces whole wheat orzo12 ounces eggplant1 cup sliced red onion1 cup sliced carrots3 tablespoons olive oil12 ounces shrimp1 tablespoon lime juice½ cup crumbled feta cheeseSalt and pepper to tasteMethodBoil orzo in water for 10 minutes until tender.Drain orzo after boiling.Take a skillet and add 2 teaspoons olive oil and heat on medium heat.Add onion, eggplant and carrots.Cook until vegetables become tender.Stir in shrimp and cover the skillet.Cook for 5 minutes until shrimp is cooked through.Spoon the shrimp and veggies over orzo.Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice.Sprinkle feta cheese and serve.Baked Parmesan TilapiaCooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4Ingredients1 pound tilapia slices1/3 cup lemon juice½ cup parmesan cheese½ teaspoon paprika1 tablespoon chopped parsleySalt to tasteMethodPreheat oven to 400 degrees F.Take a mixing bowl and mix together parmesan, salt, paprika and parsley.Put lemon juice in another bowl.Dip tilapia slice in lemon juice then in spice mixture.Place on foil lined baking sheet.Repeat for all slices of tilapia.Bake in oven for 15 minutes.Serve with rice or baked potatoes.Enjoy!Oven Fried Fish NuggetsCooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 4Ingredients2 small eggs¼ cup lemon juice¼ cup flax seed powder1 pound sole fillets½ cup bread crumbs½ cup parmesan cheeseSalt and pepper to tasteMethodPreheat oven to 350 degrees F.Take a bowl and whisk together egg and lime juice.Take another bowl and mix together dry ingredients.Dip fillets in wet mixture and then in dry mixture one by one.Place fillets on foil lined baking sheet.Bake for 20 minutes until cooked.Serve and enjoy!Fish and Veggie DishCooking Time: 45 mins Servings: 4Ingredients2 sliced zucchinis1 sliced potato1 bunch chopped green onions2 sliced carrots4 ounces cod fillets1 tablespoon dry dill2 sliced tomatoes1 chopped red chili pepper1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon lemon juiceSalt and pepper to tasteMethodPreheat oven to 400 degrees F.Grease a large baking dish with non-stick.Place zucchini, potato, green onions and carrots on the dish in a pattern.Place cod above vegetables and sprinkle dill.Now put tomato slices on top.Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice.Season with salt and pepper.Cover the dish with foil.Bake for 35 minutes until tender.Serve and enjoy!Steamed Salmon and Veg Rice BowlCooking Time: 25 mins Servings: 3Ingredients2 cups brown rice1 cup green beans2 cups pak choi pieces3 large salmon filletsDressing3 tablespoon soy sauce3 teaspoon lime juice1 chopped red chili1 tablespoon vinegar1 tablespoon brown sugarServing4 chopped spring onions4 tablespoons seeds (pumpkin, sesame, sunflower)1 tablespoon chopped pickled gingerMethodIn a bowl mix dressing ingredient.Boil rice in water and drain.Put vegetables and fish in a steamer.Steam fish for 10 minutes and vegetables for 5 minutes until tender.Pour rice in bowl and top with fish and vegetables.Pour dressing above the fish.Top with serving ingredients. Chapter 2: Main DishedVeggie Rice and BeansCooking Time: 50 mins Servings: 2Ingredients1 ½ cup brown rice3 tablespoons tomato pasteSalt and pepper to taste½ teaspoon cumin½ teaspoon paprika1 tablespoon olive oil1 diced onion1 chopped red bell pepper1 diced scallion2 minced garlic cloves18 ounces beansMethodTake a pot and put 3 cups of water, rice, tomato paste, salt, pepper, cumin and paprika.Bring to boil on high heat and stir continuously.Reduce heat, cover the pot and let cook for 30 minutes.When rice is cooked through drain extra water.Sautee onions, peppers, scallions and garlic in olive oil.Add beans and cook until tender.Mix rice and beans mixture.Serve and enjoy!Roasted Fresh Green BeansCooking Time: 15 mins Servings: 2Ingredients1 pound green beans1 tablespoon olive oilMethodPreheat oven to 500 degrees F.Put beans on a baking dish.Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat.Roast in oven for 5 minutes then take out and toss.Bake again for 5 more minutes.Serve hot!Lebanese Lemon Parsley Bean SaladCooking Time: 15 mins Servings: 4Ingredients15 ounces boiled red beans15 ounces boiled chickpeas1 diced red onion2 chopped celery stalks1 diced cucumber½ cup chopped parsley1 ½ tablespoon chopped dill¼ cup olive oil1 tablespoon lemon juice2 minced garlic clovesSalt and pepper to tasteMethodMix together prepared beans, chickpeas, onion, celery, cucumber, parsley and dill in a large bowl.In another bowl mix together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper.Pour it over the beans mixture and toss to coat evenly.Serve immediately.Garlicky Green Beans with Pie NutsCooking Time: 15 mins Servings: 2Ingredients1 pound trimmed green beans2 tablespoons olive oil2 minced garlic cloves1/3 cup pine nutsSalt and pepper to tasteMethodBoil green beans in salted water until tender.Heat olive oil in a skillet at medium heat.Add garlic and sauté for a minute.Add nuts and cook until golden.Drain the beans and put into skillet.Sprinkle salt and pepper.Stir to mix evenly.Serve in a bowl.Beans with Mushrooms and Onion RingsCooking Time: 30 mins Servings: 2Ingredients½ red onion sliced in rings2 tablespoons flour3 tablespoons olive oilSalt and pepper to taste8 ounces sliced mushrooms1 cup milk1 pound thawed green beansMethodHeat 1 ½ tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.Toss onion, 1 tablespoon flour and a pinch of salt in it and cook until golden.Put in plate and set aside.Heat remaining oil in the skillet.Cook mushrooms for 5 minutes.Sprinkle remaining flour and cook for 2 more minutes.Pour in milk, salt and pepper.Simmer for a few minutes until it thickens.Add beans and cook until cooked through.Top with onions and serve.Chapter 3: SoupsShrimp GazpachoCooking Time: 20 mins Servings: 4Ingredients4 cups tomato juice3 pounds cooked shrimp4 chopped avocados2 diced cucumbers3 diced tomatoes1 diced red onion2 teaspoon chopped cilantro2 tablespoons lemon juiceSalt and pepper to tasteMethodMix together all ingredients in a large bowl.Refrigerate and serve.Seafood Soup of NecessityCooking Time: 35 mins Servings: 4Ingredients3 tablespoons olive oil1 chopped onion2 minced garlic cloves2 diced tomatoes8 ounces tomato sauce1 cup chicken broth½ teaspoon oregano½ teaspoon thyme1 bay leaf1 pinch sugarSalt and pepper to taste14 ounces mixed sea foodMethodHeat oil in a skillet over medium heat.Add onion and garlic.Sauté until translucent.Add tomatoes, sauce, broth, oregano, thyme, bay leaf, sugar and pepper.Bring to boil and then reduce heat and let simmer.Cover the skillet and cook for 20 minutes.Then put seafood mix and simmer for 5 more minutes.Serve hot in a bowl.Cajun Shrimp Soup Cooking Time: 50 mins Servings: 6Ingredients1 ½ tablespoons butter½ cup chopped bell pepper½ cup sliced green onions1 minced garlic clove2 cups tomato juice cocktail8 ounces clam juice1 cup water1 pinch thyme1 pinch dry basil1 pinch red pepper1 bay leaf½ cup rice1 pound fresh shrimpSalt and pepper to tasteMethodHeat butter in a skillet until it melts.Put bell pepper, onions and garlic.Saute until tender.Stir in juices and water.Stir in thyme, basil, red pepper, bay leaf, salt and rice.Bring to boil and cover the skillet.Reduce heat and let simmer for 20 minutes until rice is cooked.Stir in shrimp and cook for 5 more minutes.Season with pepper and serve.Thai Coconut SoupCooking Time: 1hr 10 mins Servings: 6Ingredients1 tablespoon coconut oil2 tablespoons grated ginger1 stalk minced lemon grass1 tablespoon red curry paste4 ½ cup chicken broth2 tablespoons fish sauce1 teaspoon sugar3 cups coconut milk½ pound sliced shiitake mushrooms1 pound shrimp1 tablespoon lemon juiceSalt to taste2 tablespoons chopped cilantroMethodHeat coconut oil in a pot.Stir in ginger, lemon grass and curry paste.Cook for 2 minutes then pour in chicken broth.Stir in fish sauce and brown sugar.Cook for 20 minutes.Then stir in coconut milk, mushrooms and shrimp.Cook until translucent.Drizzle lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.Garnish with cilantro before serving.Crab SoupCooking Time: 35 mins Servings: 3Ingredients1/3 cup butter1/3 cup flour1 teaspoon bay seasoning2 cups chicken broth1 cup dry wine1 cup cream1 cup country style gravy mix8 ounces crabmeat¼ teaspoon hot sauceSalt and pepper to tasteMethodMelt butter in a pan and stir in flour.Cook the flour until bubbly.Then stir in seasoning, chicken broth, wine and cream one by one.Let simmer for few minutes on low heat.Stir in crabmeat, hot sauce, salt and pepper.Simmer for few minutes until done.Serve hot and enjoy!Chapter 4: DessertsChewy Chocolate Caramel BarsCooking Time: 45 mins Servings: 30Ingredients1 pack chocolate cake mix1 cup melted butter5 ounces heavy milk14 ounces vanilla caramels1 cup chopped walnuts1 cup chocolate piecesMethodPreheat oven to 350 degrees F.Take a large bowl and beat together butter, 2 ½ ounces milk and chocolate cake mix.Beat until smooth.Spread half of this dough in baking sheet.In a pan combine caramel and remaining milk.Cook at low heat until melted.Pour over remaining dough.Sprinkle nuts and chocolate pieces.Crumble this dough mixture over baking sheet.Bake for 30 minutes.Cool and cut into bars.Strawberry Cool BrouleeCooking Time: 2 hrs 10 mins Servings: 1Ingredients1 cups chopped strawberries3 teaspoons raw sugar½ cup cream1/4 cup vanilla yogurtMethodPut strawberries in a serving dish.Sprinkle sugar over strawberries.Whip cream and fold in yogurt.Spread this mixture above the strawberries.Sprinkle more sugar on top.Chill for 2 hours and serve.Quick Cherry CrispCooking Time: 20 mins Servings: 4Ingredients1/3 cup sugar1 ½ tablespoons corn-starch4 ½ cups red cherries1 cup crumbled cookies3 tablespoons melted butter¼ cup toasted almondsMethodTake a small bowl and whisk together sugar and starch.In a saucepan put cherries and sprinkle starch on top.Cook for 10 minutes and stir.In a bowl combine cookies, butter and almonds.Pour cherry mixture in serving bowls and top with cookie mixture.Serve with a scoop of ice cream.Mocha Chocolate MousseCooking Time: 15 mins Servings: 6Ingredients2 cups milk3 teaspoon instant coffee2 cups chocolate pudding mix2 cups dessert topping mix2 cups strawberry halves2 tablespoons chocolate chipsMethodMix together milk and coffee in a bowl.Stir in pudding and topping mix.Beat with electric mixer until fluffy.Put strawberries in a bowl and pour mixture on it.Top with cream and chocolate chips.Serve and enjoy!Pineapple Cake SundaesCooking Time: 20 mins Servings: 4Ingredients4 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons brown sugar1 tablespoon honey1 pinch cinnamon powder1 cup chopped pineapple4 tablespoons vanilla ice cream2 tablespoons crumbled pound cake1/3 cup whipped cream4 cherriesMethodMelt butter in a skillet over medium heat.Stir in honey, sugar and cinnamon powder.Bring to boil then reduce heat and let simmer for a few minutes.Stir in pineapples and cook 1 minute more.Remove from heat and set aside.Take four dishes and put ice cream in them.Top with crumbled cake pieces, pineapple mixture, whipped cream and cherry.Serve and enjoy!Chapter 5: DrinksPassion Fruit MojitosCooking Time: 5 mins Servings: 2Ingredients2 cups fruit mojito mix1 cup white rum4 ice cubes1 cup club soda2 mint springs2 lime slicesMethodMix together mojito mix, rum and ice in a pitcher.Pour into glasses containing ice cubes.Top with club soda.Garnish with mint and lemon slices.Serve and enjoy!Goose CocktailCooking Time: 5 mins Servings: 1Ingredients40Ml grey goose l’orange30Ml pink grapefruit juice15ml ginger liqueur15ml strawberry syrupSpray of absintheMethodMix together all ingredients in shake.Strain in a wine glass.Spray cocktail surface with absinthe by using atomizer.Noon WineCooking Time: 5 mins Servings: 4Ingredients2 tablespoons elderflower concentrate2 ½ tablespoons white sugar12 sage leaves1 bottle sauvignon blanc2 chopped peaches½ cup raspberriesMethodStir together concentrate, sugar, sage leaves and sauvignon blanc.Add peaches and raspberries.Let sit for at least 2 hours.Serve and enjoy!Sparkling Blueberry LemonadeCooking Time: 10 mins Servings: 6Ingredients1/3 cup white sugar½ cup water1 ½ cup blueberries1 cup lemon juice2 cups ice cubes3 cups club sodaMethodTake a saucepan and boil sugar, water and berries in it.Boil until sugar is melted and berries burst.Remove from heat and refine through sieve.Cool the syrup.In a blender pour lemon juice, ice and syrup.Blend until smooth.Stir in soda.Serve immediately.Strawberry Banana SmoothieCooking Time: 5 mins Servings: 2Ingredients½ chopped potato1 cup strawberries1 sliced banana1 cup vanilla yoghurt1 cup iceMethodBlend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.Serve in two glasses.Enjoy!Conclusion I want to thank you and congratulate you on downloading “Vegetarian Recipes for Family, 25 favourite recipes from different countries!” which provides a unique combination of 25 healthy and delicious recipes to fulfil your desire of having tasty and vegetarian diet. I wish this book helped you in making delicious vegetarian recipes easily at home and enjoying them with your loved ones. I hope you like the recipes of this book and enjoyed trying these recipes yourself.Once again thank you from the bottom of my heart and wish you best of luck!