This flavorful spaghetti is topped with melted ricotta and toasted pine nuts.
Sweet Potato & Red Bean Tacos
Pair our state vegetable — the sweet potato! — with red beans and avocado for flavorful tacos.
Hearty Vegetable Strata
This hearty vegetable strata is filled with squash, bell peppers, mushrooms, spinach — and cheese.
A New Spin on the Veggie Plate
You know the vegetable plates we get at our favorite meat-and-three diners? A growing number of vegetarian and vegan restaurants across the state are taking that old idea to new levels, offering creative vegetable combinations and alternatives to meat that put a contemporary twist on Southern classics.
12 Delicious Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in North Carolina
From burgers to comfort food to elegant entrées, the range of plant-based dining in North Carolina is growing.
Tomato & Herb Tarts
Summer tomatoes don’t need much dressing up, but we’ll never say no to goat cheese and fresh basil.
Grilled Summer Vegetables
Marinate ’em and then toss ’em on the grill.
Herbed Mushroom Salad with Parmesan
Toss button and cremini mushrooms in a lemony dressing for a tasty side dish.
Chilled Carrot Soup with Salted Peanuts
This velvety soup has a touch of crunch.