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65+ List of Vegetable Foods and Dishes

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Are you looking to boost your health and nutrition? Look no further than your vegetable aisle! Vegetables are not only packed with essential vitamins and minerals, but they also provide a range of health benefits. In this article, we've listed nutrient-packed vegetable foods that you should include in your daily diet.

From leafy greens like spinach and kale to colorful options like bell peppers and carrots, these vegetables are delicious and low in calories and fiber. They can help improve digestion, support a healthy heart, and even boost your immune system.

Whether you're a vegetarian, vegan, or simply looking to incorporate more vegetables into your diet, this article covers you. We'll provide you with easy-to-follow recipes and tips on how to make the most of these nutrient-packed vegetable options.

Get ready to transform your meals and supercharge your health with these 15 amazing vegetables. Let's dive in and discover the incredible benefits they have to offer.

You might notice that mushrooms and beans we eat often in plant-based diets are not on this list. Beans are technically legumes and mushrooms are funghi so we did not include it in this post. But we might add them for fun in the future to expand that there is just so much we can eat in a plant-based diet!

Arugula

Artichoke

Asparagus

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Avocado

Beet

Bell Peppers

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Bok Choy

Broccoli

Brussels Sprout

Cabbage

Carrot

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Cauliflower

Celery

Chard (Red Chard and Swiss Chard)

Corn

Cucumbers

Daikon

Eggplant

Garlic

Ginger

Green Beans

Collard Greens

Mustard Greens

Jackfruit

Jackfruit is… a fruit. We are including jackfruit in the list because in many plant-based, vegan cuisines jackfruit is used as a meat/ protein supplement.

Jicama

Kale

Leeks

Butter Lettuce

Endive (Lettuce)

Lettuce (Green and Red Leaf Lettuce)

Lotus Root

Romaine Lettuce

Napa Cabbage

Okra

Onions

Onions (Green Onion) / Scallions

Technically they can be different. They can be used interchangeably in cooking so we will treat it as the same thing here.

Parsnips

Green Peas

Snap Peas (Peas

Sugar Peas(Peas)

Shishito Peppers

  • Grilled shishito peppers

Snow Peas

String Bean

Potatoes

Pumpkin

Radicchio

  • Grilled radicchio

Radish

Rhubarb

Rhubarb is a vegetable but it's often used like fruit by sweetening it. It has a tangy taste so it's great in a rhubarb pie or rhubarb scones!

Romanesco (cauliflower)

Rutabaga

Shallots

Spinach

Squash

Acorn Squash

Butternut Squash

Spaghetti Squash

Sweet Potato

Tomatoes

Technically, tomato is not a vegetable. It's often used in savory dishes. even though tomato is a fruit. So we left it on the list!

Turnips

Water Chestnuts

Water Cress

Yam

  • Yam fries

Zucchini

Honorable Mentions

Mushrooms

Mushrooms are fungi and not a vegetable. But they add so much depth to the flavor. It makes a great broth base. So we wanted to add it here additionally to note it's great to use in plant-based cooking!

Beans

Beans are legumes technically and not vegetables. But beans provide a great source of protein if you are mostly or completely eating plant-based foods. It can also be filling and giving you sustained energy throughout the day. We'd recommend including it in your daily meals!

Seaweed

Seaweed is a sea plant or sea vegetable. They can add depth to your vegan recipe or just be fun to eat. There are a plethora of varieties like the seaweed salad, nori (usually used to wrap sushi or you can eat it alone as a snack), and Konbu (dried snack or added in broths to give the flavor depth).

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