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5 Inexpensive Vegetarian Meals that Meat-eaters Will Love


Pizza is always a crowd pleaser, even without meat toppings.
Pizza is always a crowd pleaser, even without meat toppings.
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What if you have company over for a steak dinner, only to learn that one of your guests has been meat-free for a decade? Or, what if your teenage daughter suddenly decides to commit to a vegetarian diet?

Whether you're meat lover, a meat hater, or you exist somewhere in between, it's always a good idea to have a few (or perhaps more than a few) vegetarian recipes in your arsenal of delightful meals. Not only are plenty of vegetarian dishes guaranteed crowd pleasers, but they're often healthy and more economical than your basic steak and potatoes. So, introducing a veggie meal into your regular rotation may improve your family's health, and save you hundreds of dollars at the grocery store a year.

The trick is to find recipes that are so tasty no one at the table -- not even the meat lovers -- notices they don't include meat. Here are five delicious dishes anyone and everyone is bound to savor.


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