When it comes to meal prep and getting ready for the week, it’s always nice to have a plan. A delicious plan. You can chop up certain veggies that you can whip in minutes for a quick weeknight meal, but there are certain dishes that you can actually freeze, put in the oven, and have a wonderful hot meal! That’s the beauty of freezer meals, folks. We went through the Food Monster App and found 15 meals that can be frozen and enjoyed for later.
These Freezer-Friendly Veggie Burgers are packed with hearty nuts, healthy vegetables, and an alluring blend of spices that makes them absolutely incredible. But that’s not all that’s amazing about this recipe. These patties keep in the freezer perfectly so that you can make a batch over the weekend and not have to worry about meal prep for the rest of the week.
This Easy Thai Red Tofu Curry is colorful, tangy, tasty, and perfect to curl up with when it’s chilly or rainy outside. Throw in your favorite tofu for a filling, flavor-packed meal that will leave you satisfied and nourished.
Refreshing frozen strawberry cashew yogurt with an amazing hazelnut raisin crust makes for one great summer treat. These Frozen Strawberry Yogurt Bars are super easy to make and even easier to eat it all! Enjoy these bars for a sweet and cold breakfast, a midday treat, or as a dessert.
This Protein-Rich Veggie and Lentil Dalcha Curry is a healthy and protein-rich lentil based curry recipe flavored with garam masala. In this particular recipe, chickpeas, pigeon peas, cauliflower, onion, and carrots are the main ingredients. It is then tempered with red chilis, garlic, cumin, and curry leaves to create a zesty and fragrant dinner entrée.
Instead of relying on cashew or another thickener to imitate cream, this Fresh Summer Corn Chowder uses the starchiness of the corn itself. When you purée fresh, sweet corn, it creates a thick, starchy, almost buttery liquid that tastes like pure gold. And to top it off, it makes the chowder luscious and satisfying without weighing down all the fresh ingredients.
Ribollita is a traditional dish that can be found throughout Tuscany and it is what farmers used to do with whatever vegetables and leftover bread they had. The texture, the flavors, and everything can be surprisingly beautiful! This Carrot and White Bean Ribollita recipe uses cannelloni beans, kale, and carrots to make a warming, rich meal you will want to throw together every night.
Spicy, cheesy, and creamy, these Freezable Buffalo Chickpea Taquitos are everything and more. They’re super easy to make, especially because they use staple ingredients like canned chickpeas and frozen artichoke hearts. Plus, they’re freezable! So make a big batch and save them for anything from late night snacks to easy dinners and everything in-between, like parties.
Easy weeknight dinner alert! These flavor-packed Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea Burgers are so simple to make. Mashed chickpeas are combined with oat flour, chia seeds, roasted red peppers, fresh parsley, and warm, earthy parsley. These crisp burgers are perfect on buns or served on a bed of grains with roasted vegetables and fresh greens.
In this Tofu Veggie Enchiladas With Spicy Chili Sauce and Avocado Crema recipe, tofu and vegetable-stuffed enchiladas and coated with a spicy chili sauce and a creamy avocado-cilantro crema. They’re then baked in the oven, allowing the edges of the tortillas to crisp up as the sauce soaks in. Garnish with lime juice and fresh cilantro and we guarantee that you’ve got a real crowd-pleaser.
Korma is a delicious Indian and Pakistani sauce traditionally made with spices, tomatoes, and yogurt. This Tofu Coconut Korma recipe keeps the essence of korma – plenty of fresh spices and seasoning, tomato purée, thick texture – and replaces the milk with coconut milk! Tofu is also added to this dish to round out the entrée and make it an easy dinner to whip up on a weeknight.
This Curry and Coconut Potatoes With Cashew and Peas recipe is the complete package – with fiber and protein from the peas, a rich creamy consistency from the coconut milk, a magical aroma from the spices, tender cherry tomatoes, and of course, fresh herbs for an added bit of flavor. What is not to love? Plus this dish is affordable, easy to make, and absolutely delightful to eat.
This Hearty Mushroom Goulash stew was inspired by the traditional goulashes of Eastern Europe. The mushrooms provide a meaty foundation and are slowly simmered in a rich, spicy, brown sauce and then served with your choice of starch.
Who doesn’t love stew on a cool evening? This Quick Mexican Stew With Kale and Chipotle is chock full of vegetables like high iron potatoes, high folate legumes and tons of anti-oxidant seasonings, not to mention the anti-inflammatory benefits of all these high fiber veggies! Enjoy!
These White Bean Baked Burritos are filling, flavorful and you can also feel good about what’s in them. If you look over the ingredient list you will see a whole grain, tons of different colorful veggies, beans, and spices. They are the epitome of a “well-rounded meal”.
15. Amazon: Kashi Frozen Meal Pesto Chickpea Quinoa Bowl
This Mediterranean-inspired frozen meal delivers a tasty vegetable medley atop a bed of quinoa and red rice. Chickpeas, roasted red peppers, and artichoke are added along with a generous drizzle of arugula-kale pesto sauce for a hearty plant-based dish. One user said “This was delicious. I love the flavor of the pesto. It is always hard to find peso without milk or cheese in the ingredients list. Very pleased.” Right now, you can buy it on Amazon for about $4.23
Check out our last post about Freezer Food Recipes You Can Make At Home to get inspired and get cooking! You can find these recipes and many more on our Food Monster App. With over 10,000 recipes right in the palm of your hand, you’ll always have something delicious and new to try. It’s available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. Full of allergy-friendly recipes, subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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