Recipe Contest

Recipe Contest

Enter the Vegetarian Nutrition DPG's Recipe Contest!

The VN DPG is thrilled to announce its "Food Around the World" Recipe Contest. Preparation of common food staples vary by region, culture, or ethnicity and we would love to know how VN Members use these ingredients in their cooking. Recipe entries must feature Rice, Beans (legumes), or Potatoes. Contest will run through February 1, 2022.

Guidelines for Submission:

  • Must be a VN member
  • Must be an original recipe
  • Must be a full recipe including author contact information, recipe title, ingredient list, directions, serving size, and number of servings, photo of completed recipe, total prep time
  • Recipe may not include product (brand) names
  • Only one entry per category
  • Must submit to one of three categories:
    • Rice
    • Beans (legumes)
    • Potatoes


  • One grand prize ($100) to be awarded in each category
  • Top Category Winners, along with their winning recipe, will be featured in the Vegetarian Nutrition Update Newsletter.
  • Winning recipes shared in the Vegetarian Nutrition DPG booth at the FNCE® DPG/MIG Showcase

Submission Process:

If you have any questions, please reach out to

Previous Winners: