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24 Comfort Food Recipes That Are Secretly Vegetarian

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1. One Hour Classic Pot Pies

minimalistbaker.com

These are vegan, but you can use regular milk and get the same results. Get the recipe here.

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2. Portobello Mushroom Cheesesteak Sandwiches

tablefortwoblog.com

This one calls for steak but you can leave it out and use large portobellos cut into strips instead.

Get the recipe here.

3. Vegan Poutine with Baked Fries

hotforfoodblog.com

You can also opt to use real cheese curds or cubes of hard mozzarella. Get the recipe here.

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4. Beer Baked Tempeh Reuben Sandwiches

edibleperspective.com

This recipe also includes vegan and gluten-free options. Check it out here.

5. Buffalo "Chicken" Dip with White Beans

thewannabechef.net

The recipe doesn't call for it, but this would also be delicious with some added blue cheese (just make sure it's rennet-free!). Get the recipe here.

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6. BLT with Chipotle Tahini Mayo and Coconut Bacon

halfbakedharvest.com

It's actually vegan (minus the fried egg). Get the recipe here.

7. Crispy Popcorn "Chicken"

hotforfoodblog.com

This one calls for your favorite vegetarian chicken substitute, but you could easily just use tempeh, seitan or tofu. Get the recipe here.

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8. One Pot Red Lentil Chili

minimalistbaker.com

Get the recipe here.

9. Vegan New England Style "Clam" Chowder

forkandbeans.com

The recipe calls for gluten-free flour but feel free to sub for regular flour. You can also use real dairy if you'd like! Get the recipe here.

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10. Sloppy Joes with Lentils

minimalistbaker.com

Get the recipe here.

11. Healthy Loaded Vegan Nachos with Mushroom Walnut Taco "Meat"

loveandlemons.com

If you're not into the whole *healthy* thing (or if you're not vegan yourself), you can skip the vegan nacho cheese and just cover it with the real stuff! Get the recipe here.

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12. "Chicken" Noodle Soup

hotforfoodblog.com

You can use any kind of noodle or meatless "chicken" strips you like. Get the recipe here.

13. Biscuits and "Sausage" Gravy

thekitchn.com

This one uses Morningstar breakfast sausage patties. For extra flavor, add a sprig of sage to the gravy while it's cooking! Get the recipe here.

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14. Oyster Mushroom Po' Boys

loveandlemons.com

Southern vegetarians, rejoice! Get the recipe here.

15. Lentil "Meatloaf" with Apple Butter, Ketchup and Balsamic Glaze

ohsheglows.com

If you can't find apple butter, you can use molasses or even applesauce as a substitute. Get the recipe here.

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16. Cheesy Taco Casserole

ohmyveggies.com

Lots of beans = lots of protein, so this counts as healthy...right? Get the recipe here.

17. Pulled Pork Style BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches with Avocado Slaw

minimalistbaker.com

Get the recipe here.

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18. Vegan Stuffed Shells with Tofu Ricotta

loveandlemons.com

Get the recipe here.

19. BBQ "Chicken" Pizza with Ranch

hotforfoodblog.com

This recipe calls for your favorite meatless "chicken" strips and vegan cheese, but you can sub for real cheese if you'd like. Get the recipe here.

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20. Kale and Mushroom Stuffing with Rosemary and Sage

loveandlemons.com

This is the perfect way to use up leftover bread. Get the recipe here.

21. Swedish Meatballs with Mashed Potatoes and Cranberry Sauce

joythebaker.com

The base includes lentils and mushrooms. For a more traditional version, use store-bought lingonberry jam (which you can get from Ikea!). Get the recipe here.

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22. Spicy Tortilla Soup with Black Beans

joythebaker.com

There's nothing more comforting than a delicious bowl of soup. Get the recipe here.

23. Simple Vegan "Meatballs"

minimalistbaker.com

The base is made with tempeh, but gives the option of chickpeas instead. Also, you can definitely sub vegan Parmesan for regular, and use a real egg instead of a flax egg. Get the recipe here.

24. Easy Vegetable Ramen

acouplecooks.com

You can use whatever veggies you have on hand. Get the recipe here.

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