The Lenten season is a time of reflection, nourishment, and discipline. These recipes celebrate these aspects of the season with simple yet flavorful takes on traditional recipes while keeping meat out of the equation.
We’ve rounded up 40 delicious, meat-free recipes that you can make this Lenten season.
Sandwiches (Lenten Food)
The Lenten season is the perfect time to try new recipes for your fasting-friendly meal plan. Sandwich recipes can be made in a variety of ways. Some are simple; some are complex. Here are a few ideas and recipes for sandwich ideas during lenten.
The perfect Smoked Salmon Bagel with Cream Cheese
This smoked salmon bagel recipe is so simple and easy to make it will become one of your go-to brunch recipes.
Eggplant slices topped with a homemade chunky tomato sauce and cheese. These healthy bites are seasoned with Noubess Garlic and Herbs Seasoning and make the perfect eggplant pizza low carb meal or afternoon snack.
Escovitch, a light meal to start the weekend. My pan fried version is made with fresh Red Snapper and fresh Cod (Scrod) fish and seared in butter with aromatic herbs and spices with a little touch of wonderful veggies.
Whether you are on a vegetarian/vegan diet or prefer eating meat, this one is for you. With just a few ingredients that are easy to find, these simple recipes prove that the Lenten season is not the time when you have to go without your favorite food.
Conch Salad with Watermelon or Pimentade de Lambi
Conch Salad with Watermelon or Pimentade de Lambi made fresh spices for a simple and delicious appetizer or side dish.
Chickpeas with dried cranberries, olives, red onions, and olive oil, a few drops of lemon juice, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Simple, right! Just try it! Easy, simple and delicious! No more excuses for not cooking. Perfect with roasted chicken.
This Easy Roasted Red Snapper is marinated with Noubess Fish & Seafood Seasoning and stuffed with fresh herbs and lemon, and only takes 30 minutes in the oven. It’s a delicious and nutritious fish recipe.
The creole court-bouillon is a type of sauce prepared with tomato, fresh spices and fresh herbs to cook fish and is usually served with rice, potatoes, green plantain, yam or other root vegetables. Add a slice of avocado and you have a complete dish from the Caribbean.
Many of us will agree that during the Lent season, many food items are more expensive. Fish and Seafood start getting more expensive when we get closer to Good Friday. Costco, Bj’s, Sam’s Club, and Amazon may offer discounted food ingredients. Also, remember to look for deals and sales.
Whether you’re looking for a new twist on your favorite recipe or want to try something new, we have many ideas to keep your taste buds happy and your belly full.
Enjoy a simple and guilt-free meal during this Lent season.
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