Fruit isn’t just for desserts, breakfasts and snacks – it also makes a great addition to entrees of many kinds! Whether it’s being added to tacos, a salad, or burgers and more, fruit will shine through with plenty of summery flavor when you follow these tips from our incredible bloggers! What’s more, all of these savory fruit-filled entree recipes can be found on our Food Monster App! And don’t forget to check out more of our Easy Vegan Cooking Tips!
Image Source: Crispy Blackberry Rosemary Focaccia
These berry delicious recipes will get rid of any doubt you have that fruit belongs in your savory meals! Check out this Arugula and Strawberry Salad with Cayenne Lemon Vinaigrette from Daniela Modesto to start of your dinner, and then enjoy these Sweet Potato Millet Patties and Blackberry Salsa from Katharina Boden, which you can also pair with her Crispy Blackberry Rosemary Focaccia! Gabrielle St. Claire‘s Dragon Fruit Summer Rolls will be the best light bites to munch on, and your perfect picnic companion will be this Watermelon-Sorghum Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette from Gluten-Free Grains by Quelcy Kogel!
Image Source: Teriyaki Cauliflower Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Pineapple is the perfect mix of sweet and tangy, which adds incredible flavor to any dish! The flavor combination in these Teriyaki Cauliflower Tacos with Pineapple Salsa from Kat Condon will blow you away. This Pineapple Baked Ham from Plant-Based Meats by Robin Asbell will impress any guests, and for another pineapple plant-based ‘meat’ recipe, check out Caroline Ginolfi’s Pineapple Beet Burger! For pineapple additions to your favorite rice dishes (the texture of the rice against the pineapple is so tasty!), check out A Touch of the Tropics Rice Bowl from High Protein Vegan by Ginny McMeans or Pineapple Massaman Curry from Kirsten Kaminski!
Image Source: Instant Pot Tofu Mango Coconut Curry
Mango is possibly the most surprising or new fruit on this list to some – did you know how amazing it is in savory dinner recipes? Try this Instant Pot Tofu Mango Coconut Curry from Vegetarian Indian Cooking With Your Instant Pot if you don’t believe us! These Quinoa and Red Bean Tacos With Mango Salsa from Alenoosh Matakupan will help you step up your Taco Tuesday, especially when you serve them with this Guacamole With Mango from Yana Christyakova! You’ll love this Deconstructed Sushi Bowl with Spicy Sriracha Dressing from Plant Power Bowls by Sapana Chandra, as well as this Sweet and Spicy Thai Mango Salad with Cashews by Tara Binder!
Need more fruit ideas? Check out 10 Fruit and Nut Recipes You’ll Go Nuts For and our Tropical Fruit Archives! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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