Vegetarian BLT With Shiitake Bacon Recipe

Shiitake mushrooms, when roasted, take on an umami goodness close to that of crispy bacon. Make sure the mushrooms aren’t piled on top of each other on the sheet tray so they can get crispy—otherwise they’ll steam. This brings maximum bacon-like flavor and texture into this vegetarian BLT. Make our easy mayo from scratch and spread a thin layer on whole-wheat bread, bonus points if it’s seeded. Head to the store and pick up some gorgeous in-season tomatoes for bite after bite of delicious simplicity.

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Pita Pizzas with Olives and Feta

What’s not to like about an easy dinner that comes together in 20 minutes and requires almost no cooking? You’ll start by toasting pitas brushed with oil, which brings out a lot of flavor. Topped with hummus and chickpeas, these pita pizzas are packed with protein. From there it’s just a matter of adding toppings—including melted cheese, of course. In fact, it’s so easy, it’s a perfect dinner to let kids try their hands at. Mint and oregano are the suggested herbs for this recipe, but if you’ve got parsley or cilantro on hand, those will work, too.

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