12 Gluten-Free Vegetarian and Vegan Entree Recipes

gluten-free macaroni and cheese
Mac and cheese is an easy gluten-free vegetarian entree to make. Greg Elms/Getty Images

If you're following a gluten-free vegetarian or vegan diet, you're probably used to the question "But what do you eat?" Well, when it comes to entrees or main courses, you might choose lentil loaf, or tomato tarts, or even comfort food like macaroni and cheese.

In fact, you likely eat pretty well ... but you almost certainly have to do most of your own cooking, especially for your entrees (there are only a handful of prepared foods that suit both a vegetarian/vegan and a gluten-free diet).

Below you'll find a wide variety of potential gluten-free vegetarian and vegan main course recipes you can use to invigorate your diet.

Few of these recipes call for much in the way of processed ingredients, and that's intentional — eliminating processed foods is the best way of avoiding gluten cross-contamination. And while I've included a few soy-based entrees, I've tried to make sure there are many potential main courses that don't use soy ingredients, since many of us avoid soy as well as gluten (read more on this: Is Soy Gluten-Free?).

Several of these recipes call for pasta. If you don't yet have a favorite gluten-free pasta brand, take a look at the best gluten-free pastas chosen by readers in the About.com Readers' Choice Awards.

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