Skip the beer this St. Patrick's Day and eat your greens instead! Celebrate the day with these delicious plant-based dishes AND get your daily veggies!
5 veggie-packed plant-based dishes to enjoy on St. Patrick's Day
Green Onion Cakes
Looking for a snack, side, or appetizer? This crunchy dish can check all those boxes! We must warn you though: they are highly addictive, and you won't be able to stop at just one. These cakes are flakey and flavorful, and a perfect side to a nice salad, making your meal complete. We also highly HIGHLY recommend that you accompany these Green Onion Cakes with our Asian Dipping Sauce.
Try the recipe: Green Onion Cakes
Cucumber Sunomono Salad
If time is not on your side, we've got you covered with this quick, simple, and very flavorful salad. Featuring thinly sliced cucumbers, tossed with rice wine vinegar, mirin, and chili flakes. This is great on its own or even as a side. Pair with the fantastic aforementioned Green Onion Cakes, and you've got yourself a nutritious green meal.
Try the recipe: Cucumber Sunomono Salad
Asian Kale, Coconut & Cashew Salad
Talk about a great winner for dinner (or lunch)! This bright, fresh, and flavor-packed salad features kale, cabbage, mint, cilantro, chives, toasted cashews, and coconut flakes, finished with a simple Asian vinaigrette. Ummmm, yum! Try pairing it with our tasty, and St. Patrick’s Day-appropriate, Irish Soda Bread and you're all set for a satisfying and nutritious homemade meal!
Try the recipe: Asian Kale, Coconut & Cashew Salad
Bulgur Salad with Spinach, Roasted Tomatoes & Feta
If it's something hearty and filling you're after, you've found it. This is pure yumminess in a bowl right here, featuring robust Moroccan flavors that transform a basic bulgur pilaf into a unique salad of fresh spinach, harissa roasted tomatoes, caramelized onions, and a bright and flavorful plant-based feta. Take some time to check out the reviews from Swich community members—5 stars abound!
Try the recipe: Bulgur Salad with Spinach, Roasted Tomatoes & Feta
Parsley Pesto Pasta
Talk about a symphony of goodness on your plate. This Parsley Pesto Pasta features a delicious parsley/basil pesto, tossed with ‘mozzarella’, ‘ham’, garlic confit, roasted cauliflower, piled on top of a layer of roasted onion and garlic buttah. Is your mouth watering just reading this, or what!? Consider pairing this with our Pan con Tomate | Bread with Tomato, and you'll be singing from the rooftops.
Try the recipe: Parsley Pesto Pasta
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