12 Lent Recipes That Are Filling, Flavorful, and Easy to Make

If you observe Lent, this Friday begins the period when you’ll abstain from meat on Fridays until Easter (it’s the first Sunday of April this year). Pizza Fridays are always a good idea, but after a few weeks you may find yourself in need of a little fresh inspiration. These 12 dinner ideas are centered around vegetables, beans, and seafood, making them perfect options for Lent — although they’re so tasty that they could become new favorites you’ll cook all year long!