Best Vegetarian Dishes
Whether you dabble occasionally or fully commit to garden greens, these stand out vegetarian dishes will satisfy even voracious appetites.
by Ciao! editors
Stella’s Cafe and Bakery
Unlock the flavours of nature’s bounty with a dragon bowl from Stella’s Cafe and Bakery. This dish is heaping with heart-healthy ingredients like eggplant, mushrooms, red peppers, and cabbage bathed in a spicy sauce.
116 Sherbrook, 204-477-5556
Tuck into a tower of eggplant Parmesan at Star Grill. Panko-crusted pieces are layered with portobello mushrooms, roasted red pepper and drizzled with a balsamic reduction.
2069 Portage Ave, 204-837-7827
The quinoa salad (pictured) offered at The Grove is too good to be a side. It comes with sour cherry and pistachio crumble, and is rounded out by cucumber, tomato, red pepper dressed in a lemon garlic vinaigrette.
164 Stafford St, 204-415-3266
Burgers made of beans may sound like a tough sell, but Canada’s first all-vegan burger cafe is enjoying immense popularity. It may have something to do with filling and flavourful options like the buddha burger – a curry-spiked chickpea patty topped with savoury-sweet red pepper peach chutney.
79 Sherbrook St, 204-415-1391; 141 Bannatyne Ave, 204-504-5394
Chef Lorna Murdoch at fusion grill always delivers on hot food trends. The vegan entree features black-tea steeped quinoa served with spiced chickpea, lentil and yam concoction wrapped in vegan-friendly phyllo.
550 Academy Rd, 204-489-6963