Vegetarian Food Porn That'll Convert The Carnivores (PHOTOS)

In honor of World Vegetarian Day, a collection of gorgeously filthy imagery.

October 1st is officially World Vegetarian Day, and we think it's about time to shed some light on just how downright sexy vegetarian food can be.

Being a vegetarian doesn't mean that all you eat is tofu, quinoa and salad. It also means you get to eat oozing poached eggs, cheesy sauces, crunchy fried potatoes, and EVERYTHING EXCEPT MEAT. We all know that most meat is just a vehicle for soaking up other flavors, but guess what can also do that? The grains, starches and vegetables that comprise most of the vegetarian diet.

Below we've collected just a smidgeon of our very favorite vegetarian foods that EVERYONE can appreciate. Let's see how many carnivores we can convert to the green side ...

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Fried Avocado Tacos with Sesame and Lime
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In-N-Out Animal Style Fries
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White Pizza Dip
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Tomato, Peach & Burrata Salad
Two Peas & Their Pod
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Stuffed Pasilla Peppers
FoodieCrush
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Spanish Roasted Potato Salad
Food52
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Smoky Black Bean Chili
Gimme Some Oven
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Squash Baked Eggs
Macheesmo
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Butternut Squash Lasagna
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Red Cabbage, Onion and Walnut Tart
Manger
Baked Macaroni Cheese
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Springtime Veggie Skillet Lasagna
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Crispy Salt and Pepper French Toast
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Zucchini Ricotta Galette
Always With Butter
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Fontina Polenta and Easy Marinara
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Roast Carrot, Lentil and Avocado Salad
Verses from my Kitchen
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Vegetarian Grilling