A New Year’s resolution that we are making is to incorporate more veggies into our diet, but it’s hard not to reach for comfort food when the temperature begins to drop. Our solution? Swap out your comfort food cravings with some vegetarian alternatives. Here’s your guide to some of our favorite vegetarian comfort foods at select Lettuce Entertain You restaurants.
Craving a burger?
Try Stripburger‘s Housemade Veggie Burger which has ruled the vegetarian burger scene in Las Vegas.
Or give Beatrix‘s Mushroom & Quinoa Burger a try. This ancient grain and savory mushroom combination will keep you full until your next meal.
Ann’s Veggie Burger at L. Woods could also be a contender for your favorite vegetarian comfort food.
M Burger’s Impossible Burger sizzles, smells and tastes just like a real burger, but is 100% plant based. Enjoy it “Old Fashioned” with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles and sauce.
Summer House Santa Monica is also serving up the Impossible Burger at lunch time served ‘Cali style’ with lettuce, local tomato, pickle, American cheese & special sauce.
Craving shrimp and grits?
Try the Cauliflower Grits & Eggs at Beatrix for a take on this southern classic. And you’ll even double up on vegetables with the crispy brussels sprouts on top.
Craving chicken parmesan?
Try the crispy Cauliflower Parmesan at il Porcellino instead, or enjoy the Eggplant Parmesan.
Craving a steak?
Try Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab‘s Roasted Cauliflower Steak with mint chimichurri and a pink lady apple garnish.
Summer House Santa Monica’s Center-Cut Cauliflower Steak – lemon butter, french fries.
Hub 51’s Grilled Cauliflower “Steak Frites” – herb butter, crispy french fries
Try Big Bowl‘s Thai Green Vegetable Curry with Tofu. The dish includes seasonal vegetables, baby bok choy, green beans, red peppers and Thai green curry sauce.
M Street Kitchen‘s Quinoa & Forbidden Black Rice Curry Bowl with root vegetables.
Try Osteria Via Stato‘s Ricotta Cavatelli and load up on the veggies with an abundance of wild Mushrooms
Beatrix’sWild Mushroom Risotto with baby kale, crispy herbs, roasted garlic, truffle oil
Wander over to Ramen-san for their Shiitake Ramen with mushroom broth, tofu, fried shiitakes.
Try Eiffel Tower‘s Baked Crepes with artichokes and roasted tomato coulis for an elevated version of a Parisian lunch.
Try Tokio Pub‘s Sweet Potato Maki Roll. While your friends are ordering rolls filled with fish, you can rest easy knowing your maki has sweet potato, black rice, cilantro-lime, and a delicious eel sauce. And no worries – eel sauce is totally vegetarian as it’s a sweet combination of soy sauce, sugar, and mirin.
How about some good ol’ fashion hush puppies?
Oyster Bah’s Corn and Jalapeno Hush Puppies folded into a cornmeal batter & fried crisp served with jalapeño aioli and garnished with parsley.
How about Taco’s?
Tallboy Taco is is serving up a 100% green, 100% delicious Southwest Impossible™ Taco, made with the Impossible™ Burger meat. The vegan taco is served in a homemade hard shell and topped with shredded lettuce, pico de gallo and salsa arbor, each order comes with two tacos and is available for $12.
Hub 51 Roasted Butternut Squash & Black Lentil Tacos with avocado, jalapeno, jicama and cashew aioli.