Enjoy a vegetarian taste of the South with these 8 veggie jambalaya recipes

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Jambalaya recipes are known for their bold flavors. While most recipes call for meat, you won't believe how simple it is to toss out the meat and still have an amazing dish to share with your family. You love all the deliciousness of jambalaya then you have to try the vegetarian version, too!
Bring the tasty flavors of the South into your very own kitchen with these incredible vegetarian recipes. Whether you are a die-hard vegetarian or simply looking for a meatless dinner plan, you are sure to find something you can appreciate in one of this amazing meals.
1. Slow cooker vegetarian jambalaya (h/t TheVegDudes)
The aroma of New Orleans' finest cuisine is sure to linger in your home once you make this dish. It's loaded with fresh veggies and brimming with delicious flavor. The best part is that you can toss everything in a slow cooker and enjoy an amazing meal without breaking a sweat.
2. Spicy vegan jambalaya (h/t Life as a Strawberry)
Turn up the heat with this bold recipe. It's so flavorful you won't even miss the meat. Plus, it takes less than a hour and includes simple ingredients you are likely to already have on hand.
3. Classic Cajun vegan jambalaya (h/t Emilie Eats)
If you want to stick the traditional recipe, then this is the closest thing you'll find. It's loaded with classic jambalaya flavors that we all know and love. Even the meat lovers in your life will be satisfied.
4. Tofu jambalaya (h/t Fat Free Vegan)
For those that want a little something extra in their jambalaya, then tofu is a great substitute. It takes on all the yummy Cajun flavors and has a similar consistency to meat. This is a definite crowd-pleaser!
5. Healthy creole-style cauliflower jambalaya (h/t Detoxinista)
Cauliflower rice jambalaya is a great way to add even more nutrition to this tasty dish! This totally vegetarian recipe also happens to be low-carb and out of this world delicious.
6. Creole-style artichoke jambalaya (h/t Parents)
Artichokes make this dish a little more filling and whole lot tastier. The creole flavor makes it easier to pack away the additional veggies.
7. Vegan crockpot jambalaya (h/t The Veggie Girl)
Every jambalaya dish seems to have it's own showcase veggie. This dish happens to include okra! This customizable recipe deserves a spot on your top favorite list.
8. Hot and spicy chickpea jambalaya (h/t Two Spoons)
Chickpeas make this dish come alive! It's a similar texture to meat so you can easily serve this up to a mixed crowd. You won't be able to get enough of this!
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