If you've studied some Spanish at school or on your own, you've probably learned a few words for different foods in Spanish. But if you are a vegetarian, many of these words may be of no use to you. Follow the instructions in this guide to ensure meat-free meals on your travels.
These 2 phrases are the most basic ways to say that you don't eat meat.
I am a vegetarian in Spanish is, Soy vegetariano/a. I don't eat meat in Spanish is, Yo no como carne.
To ensure a vegetarian meal you may want to say one of the following:
I don't eat meat, poultry or fish. No como carne, ni carne de ave, ni pescado.
Does the broth have meat?
El caldo lleva carne?
Does it contain meat? Lleva carne?
I want only. .. Yo quiero solo...
Do you have vegetarian food? Tienes comida vegetariana?
Here are some ways to ask for common vegetarian dishes. I would like vegetable pasta. Yo querio pasta de verduras.
I would like rice with vegetables. Yo querio arroz con verduras.
I would like potatoes (mashed potatoes). Yo quiero patatas (pure).
I would like a cheese and vegetable sandwich. Yo quiero un sandwich de queso y verduras.
I would like tofu. Yo quiero tofu.