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No veg meals

My husband does not eat vegetables, other than potatoes.. I've tried for 15 years to change his eating habits to improve his health but I have resigned to the fact that he's an adult and can do what he wants. I need meal ideas for NO veg dishes please and recipes that I can add vegetables into ours but set him some aside would be a bonus! whatever you got, throw it at me please!

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I don't have recipe ideas but since this seems to have turned into a way to tell you how pathetic your hubby is and how you should make him fend for himself I'm going to go against the group and say if you want to cook different meal for your husband go ahead! It's great to see a wife who cares about her man.

 I agree, who are these people to judge? For all they know he could have no arms!
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 OP here, I only cook for him anyway because we're a family of 3, the baby eats mashed everything and I work until 10pm every week night and have dinner provided so never mind.. the trolls aren't getting to me.
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 But what about her own health? Should she get sick herself to please her husband?
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Things you can make without vegetables:
Lasagne
Cabonara
Pies
Fried rice (does he eat rice?)
Quiche
Home made pizzas
Spaghetti bol
Roast meat and gravy rolls
Hot dogs
Potato gratin
.....
If I can think of more I'll come back and post!

 Thank you :)
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 Oh look. This is how you answer a question without being an a*s hole!
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 Lol! Thanks
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 Lasagna, quiche, spaghetti, meatballs, burgers, pasta bake tuna mornay. Are all recipes which can hide veg when blended in without changing the flavour.
Try blended or grated carrots, zucchini, cabbage, capsicumb, peas etc. even apple.
He will never know.
PS do what works for you and your family
If not liking veg is all you have to worry about with your husband then that makes him someone to be proud of.
Hitler was a vegetarian and look how that turned out.

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 The hittler comment makes no sense. He is the opposite to a vego🤔
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When I was about 10yrs old up until 18yrs old I only ate corn, potato, peas, watermelon and apples so I know how your husband is feeling and how you are feeling. My mum tried so hard to disguise veges into food but I always knew.. I ended up with a food intolerance and bad skin problems from the nutrient deficiency when I was growing up, and now I eat about 70% of all common veges (no brocoli of course ! )

Must be a pain for having a hubby whos fussy with veges. Try home-made pizzas with whatever you want on them. cheese, salami, roast beef, chicken, ham? Have you tried lasange, carbonara, devilled sausages (sausages, flavour mix sachet, and mashed potatoes), mac n cheese, steak and home made chippies (extra vege for you and the little ones), fried rice (rice, egg, bacon, ham, etc), or maybe even a hot pot casserole with only potatoes and meat? Good luck xx

 Thanks for your ideas :)
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pasta meals are good for not containing any veges :)

maybe more dishes of mashed potatoes, roasted potatoes, even maybe try making potato fritters?,

There so much you can do with potatoes!

 When I was about 10yrs old up until 18yrs old I only ate corn, potato, peas, watermelon and apples so I know how your husband is feeling and how you are feeling. My mum tried so hard to disguise veges into food but I always knew.. I ended up with a food intolerance and bad skin problems from the nutrient deficiency when I was growing up, and now I eat about 70% of all common veges (no brocoli of course ! )

Must be a pain for having a hubby whos fussy with veges. Try home-made pizzas with whatever you want on them. cheese, salami, roast beef, chicken, ham? Have you tried lasange, carbonara, devilled sausages (sausages, flavour mix sachet, and mashed potatoes), mac n cheese, steak and home made chippies (extra vege for you and the little ones), fried rice (rice, egg, bacon, ham, etc), or maybe even a hot pot casserole with only potatoes and meat? Good luck xx

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 oh sorry, didn't mean to reply this comment to your response!
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I know how your husband feels - I am the same - except I have to do the cooking for a family who do eat vegetables. I just take my portion out and separate, then add vegetables for the rest of the family.
He might be a Super Taster or have Selective Eating Disorder, or just plain not like vegetables -- I totally understand, and think you're wonderful for seeking advice and trying to work with him instead of against him.

 Thank you! :)
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Lasangas, purée the sauce yourself with capsicum garlic tomato herbs zucchini heaps of stuff I use it on my kids pasta too
Pies where again you can purée the veggies into the gravy or sauce

I'm a vegan but hubby eats meat so I do the reverse. Just spare him the veggies

 when i make lasagna i make it half half... my half is veggies his is veggie and meat but it would be just as easy to only do meat

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Anything with sauce you can add grated veggies to. You can't even taste them. Also things like meat balls, tuna or chicken patties you can add veggies to. Make some sausage rolls too and load them with grated veggies. There is no limit to what you can do with the hidden vegetable!

 She wanted ideas for no veggies
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 Thanks, I do this but I was just after meals without veg completely :)
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 OP of this reply..... My point being, these foods you cannot taste or see the veggies hidden. So it's a win win. You could also do these things without the veg. But they would be tasteless I think.
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 Mmmm you hide veges in kids foods, not adults 🙄 He is old enough to decide
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 As someone who also doesn't like vegetables, trust me, we CAN tell that there are hidden veggies in it whether you think so or not. You're use to eating it all the time so you like the flavors. But if you really don't like something you can pick the flavor out and just tell. My mom tried for years to hide veggies in my food and then try to tell me the same thing "you can't even taste them." If you can't even taste them then why would you need to put it in the fish?
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My bf is the same I’ve found he loves chicken fritters, pizza but mainly I make like steak or pork chops with roast, baked or mashed potatoes or chips and just make a salad or veg dish as my side

Meatloaf, casseroles, stews or soups, meatballs, lampshanks, marinated skewers with side salad, steamed veg, couscous etc.
Curries
Shepherd pie / meat pies / homepage sausage rolls with side veg-sauce dip or roast veg at same time
Chilli concarne with side avocado or salsa
Pulled pork/lamb/beef with fried rice
Leftover anything in wraps and chosen extras for a yiros inspired concoction
Burritos
Salmon/fish with homepade chips
Baked potatoes with mince of choice (chilli/chicken stay/pork and apple/broccoli and cheese)

I make large sides at the start of the week (green salad, enchilada bake, salsa) and then it's just cook meat or fish and add a scoop to side and all done.

 Paella, pretty much any Asian or Indian style food (SWEET sour pork, lemon chicken, beef vindaloo etc and serve with rice/couscous/quinoa plus Veg side cabbage and apple salad, steamed veg and cashew, eggplant and chickpea stew)
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 This is awesome, thanks :)
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Baked potatoes with baked beans cheese and sour cream.
roast potatoes I boil the potatoes then cook them in oven in ghee they are yum.
Potato cakes you can add grated veg to yours and kids.
If you get stuck potato gems are easy to just put in oven.
Potato bake without onion.
You could make things like lasagna without veg in it just serve veg on side.
salmon rice pie (google salmon rice pie organised house wife).
Could you pls let us know some things he likes so I can think of more recipes.

 The SAHM recipe book has a yummy deviled sausages recipe.
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I google recipes. The ones on the taste site are usually very good.

mmm I love lasagne! :-)

Shepherds pie!

 Sheppards pie is a good one. The organised housewife has a good one you could just serve veg on the side.
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With spaghetti I puree tomatoes, zucchini, onion, garlic, carrots, and mushrooms as my kids are fussy as.
Then I add the mince, beef stock cube, and a continental packet of spaghetti mix.
Looks like plain pasta sauce and tastes wayyyyy better than your average pasta sauce jar.

Seriously, my kids pick out diced bits on onion and carrot and sit it aside on their plates. If they find veges, they pick em out. So frustrating.

Hmmm how about he's is an adult so if he wants something else for dinner why can't he make it himself? If I'm going to cook I'm cooking one meal, I wouldn't make something different for my children so wouldn't for my husband either. Eat it or go hungry, sorry!

 Soooo.. you just hijacked my question not because you have meal ideas but to let me know how amazing you are? Uh, thanks 👏 hope you feel better now.
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 No, to tell you to tell your husband to grow the hell up. He's not a child.
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 I would make one meal for everyone to save all the mess in the kitchen lol.
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 Or you could just answer the womans question or you could just go away.
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 meaowwww
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 How does a question about vegetables turn into an argument?
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 Sheesh. Are you PMSing?
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It's pathetic as he's a grown man but I agree with smuggling his veggies in his food. Grate, shred as much as you can in sauce,bass grated garlic and onion into his mash. Switch white to sweet potato and only give him lean meats and fish.

 Idiot
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