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Vegetarian Options

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What can I eat?

There are many types of vegetarians. Below are examples of the different types of vegetarian foods that you will find in our All-You-Care-To-Eat Dining Halls. 


Look for this on our menu to tell which item is vegetarian.


Look for this on our menu to tell which item is vegan.


Pescatarians eat no beef, pork, or poultry. Pescatarians do consume seafood, eggs, and dairy. 

  • Haddock Jardinere
  • Blackened Cod
  • Lemon Herb Haddock
  • Blackened Tilapia
  • Seafood Diablo
  • Pan Fried Dover Sole
  • Tilapia Jardinere
  • Baked Pollock
  • Beer Battered Haddock
  • Baked Cod
  • Fried Shrimp
  • Broiled Pollock
  • Pan Fried Tilapia


Lacto-Ovo vegetarians eat no animal flesh, but do consume eggs and dairy.

  • Cheese Lasagna
  • Portabella Mushroom Pizza
  • Eggrolls
  • Vegetable Stromboli
  • Cheese Quesadillas
  • Baked Ziti
  • Omelets
  • Egg Salad
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Egg Noodles


Lacto vegetarians do not eat meat, eggs, or seafood, but do consume dairy products. 

  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Tomato Parmesan
  • Baked Ziti
  • Eggplant Parmesan
  • Baked Spaghetti
  • Grilled Cheese


Donahue, Dougherty, and St. Mary's, our All-You-Care-To-Eat Dining Halls, offer vegan entrees at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Here's a list of our most popular vegan dishes that are frequently offered on a rotational menu:

  • VEG Steak Sandwich
  • Springtime Pasta
  • Chickpea Burger
  • Kale & Sweet Potato Flatbread Pizza
  • Pasta Primavera
  • Nova 3 Bean Burger
  • Veggie Lo Mein
  • Curry Stew with Rice
  • Portobello Mushroom Burger
  • Baked Tofu Tacos
  • Brussels Sprouts with Harvest Grains
  • Winter Roasted Vegetables with Cous Cous
  • Mango Gingered Tofu
  • Tomato Pie with Roasted Vegetables
  • Vegetable Lasagna
  • Eggplant Sliders
  • Spaghetti Squash with Polenta and Pesto
  • Smashed Black Bean Taquitos
  • Edamame Dumplings
  • Vegan Meatloaf Cupcakes
  • Roasted Vegetables on Focaccia Bread
  • Asian Stir Fry with Bok Choy
  • Roasted Red Pepper Falafel
  • Orzo Stuffed Peppers
  • Butternut Squash Gratin
  • Vegetable Sushi Wrap
  • Moroccan Potato Salad
  • Orecchiette Pasta with Broccoli and Tomatoes
  • Apple Teriyaki Saffron Rice
  • Edamame White Bean Stew
  • Gemelli Pasta with Tomato Basil Tofu
  • Barley with Roasted Eggplant and Sundried Tomatoes
  • Vegan Reuben Sandwich
  • Sweet and Sour Winter Squash
  • Brooklyn Pad Thai
  • Penne Pasta with Roasted Vegetables and Red Pepper Sauce
  • Vegetable and Potato Samosas
  • Grilled Seitan with Chimichurri Sauce
  • Black Bean Veggie Burrito
  • Carrot Osso Buco over Polenta
  • Broccoli Rabe and Portobello Sandwich
  • Vegetable Teriyaki
  • Sweet and Sour Tofu
  • Butternut Squash, Kale, and Quinoa Bake
  • Indian Spiced Cous Cous

Donahue, Dougherty, and St. Mary's also offer one vegan soup each day. Here's a list of our most popular vegan soups that are frequently offered on a rotational menu:

  • Corn Chowder
  • Lentil Soup
  • Minestrone Soup
  • Leek & Potato Soup
  • Butternut Squash Soup
  • Tomato Soup
  • Kenyan Nyoyo Soup
  • Spanish Mixed Vegetable Soup
  • Vegetable Barley Soup
  • White Bean Soup
  • Yellow Split Pea Soup
  • Curried Squash Soup
  • Caramelized Onion Soup
  • Black Bean Soup
  • Potato Soup
  • Red Pepper Soup with Lime
  • Pasta Fagioli Soup
  • Cabbage Soup
  • Sweet Potato Soup
  • Southwestern Mixed Vegetable Soup
  • Peppery Vegetable Soup
  • Tomato Soup with Israeli Cous Cous
  • Black Bean Soup
  • Escarole Soup