The zesty and sharp, yet sweet and warming flavor of ginger is an amazing and unique taste in so many recipes. While sweet recipes like gingerbread are amazing, ginger also shines in savory recipes like these 15 ginger entrees that will make your dinners delicious and full of flavor! Check out these recipes on our Food Monster App, and find which one is your favorite (although the answer may be all of them).
1. Crispy Lemon Ginger Tofu With Broccoli
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This Crispy Lemon Ginger Tofu With Broccoli recipe from Dana Sandonato is an elegant take on a stir-fry with a sauce that will blow your mind. The tofu is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside while the al dente broccoli shoots are tender and savory. Then both of these are tossed in a sticky lemon and ginger sauce that is bursting sweet floral flavors and fiery spices.
2. Kale, Beet, and Pecan Salad With Ginger Dressing
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This simple dish is the perfect salad. Massaged kale is paired with earthy beets with crunchy pecans and then topped with a homemade ginger dressing. Serve this Kale, Beet, and Pecan Salad With Ginger Dressing from Jesse Lane Lee with soup, grains, or make a big batch to bring along to potlucks!
3. Almond Ginger Pad Thai
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The smooth, creamy, sauce is really the star here in this twist on the Thai classic. Though it is traditionally made with a peanut base, this Almond Ginger Pad Thai from Molly Patrick calls for almonds because they’re incredibly healthy and they add a fantastic depth of flavor. The ginger, lime, and cilantro that round out the sauce. Perfect over tender noodles and sautéed veggies.
4. Comforting Miso and Ginger Soup
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This Comforting Miso and Ginger Soup from Rita Marie is just what you need after a long day out in the cold. Or even if you’re in warmer climates, it’s still awesome to have just because it’s comfort in a bowl! The savory, yet spicy combo of the ginger with miso in a flavorful broth is enticing and hits all the right spots.
5. Sticky Grilled Ginger and Miso Eggplant
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This Sticky Grilled Ginger and Miso Eggplant from Emily Wilkinson has sweetness and saltiness from the miso and mirin, freshness from the herbs, and a little heat from the ginger, black pepper, and chili. With a nice sharp side of pickled cucumber or ginger, this simple dish really sings.
6. Pumpkin Ginger Chickpea Soup
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This Pumpkin Ginger Chickpea Soup from Maja Brekalo is creamy and has the perfect combination of spicy and sweet. The deep orange color makes for a beautiful presentation and the aromas will have your mouth watering before it even makes it to the table! Enjoy this with a big piece of gluten-free bread or a baked potato for a filling, easy meal!
7. Lemon-Ginger Farro Salad With Pomegranate and Pistachios
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This Lemon-Ginger Farro Salad With Pomegranate and Pistachios from Jackie Newgent is filling, seasonal, and so fresh tasting! It has healthy fats and protein from the pistachios that will keep you going for a while. It also has fresh mint and lemon juice that keeps it tasting light and fresh!
8. Ginger-Citrus Tofu Powerbowl With Bok Choy and Cashews
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Zippy and fresh with a hint of crunch, this perfectly balanced plant-based meal is packed with protein and fiber. You’ll love Amy Height‘s Ginger-Citrus Tofu Powerbowl With Bok Choy and Cashews!
9. Tofu Veggie Strudel With Curry and Ginger
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10. Sweet Potato Ginger Soup
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If you like sweet potatoes or sweet-tasting foods in general, you will love this recipe. Fresh ginger root is another key ingredient that elevates the flavor profile by adding that zing! Check out this Sweet Potato Ginger Soup from Mitra Shirmohammadi!
11. Ginger Citrus Tofu Salad With Buckwheat Soba Noodles
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This is a calcium rich, Asian inspired salad, great for lunch, dinner, or even as a snack. Each serving offers 31% of your daily recommended calcium, and is full of great plant protein, fiber, and a host of vitamins and minerals. Plus, this Ginger Citrus Tofu Salad With Buckwheat Soba Noodles from Selva Wohlgemuth is totally delicious!
12. Gingery Carrot and Daikon Salad
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This is an amazing way to prepare daikon and carrot – ribboned up in salads. Daikon has a really good fresh peppery taste which works perfectly for this Gingery Carrot and Daikon Salad from Josephine Watmore, which is completed with the bright flavor of ginger!
13. Curried Split Pea Soup With Root Veggies and Ginger
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A hearty and delicious Curried Split Pea Soup With Root Veggies and Ginger from Jenny Marie! Fresh ginger root gives this soup some extra spice and makes it quite unique!
14. Gingery Yellow Rice
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This Gingery Yellow Rice from Danielle Dewar gets its bright yellow hue from turmeric which is an incredibly healthy spice to add to your diet — its an anti-inflammatory and a natural anti-histamine. Ginger and turmeric are actually related so both ingredients boast these benefits. This recipe is very allergy-friendly — its vegan, gluten free, nut free, soy free and delicious!
15. Carrot Ginger Soup With Curried Raisin Relish
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This Carrot Ginger Soup With Curried Raisin Relish from Nikki and Zuzana is vegan, gluten-free and suitable for those following a plant-based as well as raw vegan diet and of course anyone who just want to eat more healthily. The combination of carrots and ginger creates a comforting combination in this satisfying soup – just the right treat during a cool fall season!
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