40 Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes! (2024)

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OUR BEST Vegan Recipes! Lentil Bolognese Butternut Squash Risotto with Leeks and Spinach FRANKIES! (Bombay Burritos) Coconut Rice Bowls Vegetable Biryani! Crispy BBQ Tofu Sandwich Whole Roasted Cauliflower crispy sesame Tempeh Bowl Vegan Portobello Tacos Vegan Shepherds Pie! Spicy Chinese Eggplant w/ Szechuan Sauce Coconut Millet Bowls with Kabocha Squash DATE NIGHT Vegan Alfredo Vegan Tikka Masala Vegan Lentil Meatballs Crispy Vegan Quinoa Cakes The BEST Vegan Ramen The BEST VEGAN BURGER! The Best Vegan Pesto Pasta! Vegan Farmer’s Market Fried Rice Sheet-Pan Ratatouille! Miso Tofu Wrap Oaxacan Bowl Creamy Vegan Carrot Miso Pasta! Vegan Peruvian Burrito! Vegan Black Pepper Tofu! Vegan Instant Pot Mujadara VEGAN Vegetable Lo Mein Indian Coconut Lentil Curry Mole Cauliflower Tacos Vegan Lasagna with Mushroom Bolognese Vegan Pot Pie VeganTlayudas Szechuan Tofu and Veggies! Miso Mushroom and Rice Bowl Middle Eastern Salad Tacos Bali Bowl with Peanut Tofu Cauliflower Chimichurri Bowls Creamy Vegan Artichoke Mushroom Pasta Vegan Chile Rellenos Middle Eastern Eggplant Wrap with Kale Slaw Moroccan Harira Soup Vegan Roasted Eggplant with Zaatar Tofu Broccolini Mushroom Stir Fry Zaatar Roasted Cauliflower Steaks Khichari Comforting Sweet Potato and Lentil Dal Vegan Turmeric Broth Soup Vegan Pad Thai The BEST Falafels! Vegan Broccoli Mac and Cheese More Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes you may like: 40 Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes Description Ingredients Instructions Notes Nutrition References

Here is a collection of our bestVegan Recipes. Whether you are simply trying to eat less meat, cook more plant-based meals, consume more vibrant healthy produce, or subscribe to the vegan lifestyle, I hope these vegan dinner recipes will inspire you on your health journey, wherever that leads.

Asit turns out, wehave about 400 vegan recipes (or vegan-adaptable recipes) on the blog, whichsurprised me because that is abouthalf of our recipes! We sorted through all our readers’ favorites and featured the “tried and true” recipes here. View our entire collection of Vegan Recipes or check out our 60+Must-Try Vegetarian Recipes.

OUR BEST Vegan Recipes!

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Lentil Bolognese

Rich and robust, this plant-based Lentil Bolognese is hearty, “meaty, ” full of depth of flavor. Toss it with your favorite pasta, or spoon it over creamy polenta- either way, this simple, nourishing vegan meal is one the whole family will enjoy and will quickly become one of your go-to vegan meals!

Butternut Squash Risotto with Leeks and Spinach

Cozy up with a comforting bowl of veganButternut Squash Risotto with Leeks and Spinach made with very little fuss, in your Instant Pot (or on the stovetop.) Vegan-adaptable and Gluten-free this is quickly becoming a reader favorite. Make the flavorful Leek oil out of the left-over leek tops to drizzle over your bowl of risotto. One of my personal favorites!

FRANKIES! (Bombay Burritos)

India’s flavorful street food -also called a Bombay Burrito, made healthy! This vegan version is bursting with so much flavor- filled with curry mashed potatoes, roasted Indian cauliflower, chickpeas, fresh spinach, cilantro mint chutney and pickled onions. Absolutely delicious! One of my personal vegan dinner recipes!

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Coconut Rice Bowls

Delicious, veganCoconut Rice Bowlsare healthy and adaptable! Curried jasmine rice cooked in coconut milkand topped with tofu (or your choice of protein) and seasonal vegetables. All tossed with a simple, flavorful sauce, fresh cilantro, mint and toasted coconut flakes. A flavorful vegan meal, bursting with so much flavor!

Vegetable Biryani!

An aromatic Indian rice dish with vegetables and chickpeas- infused with Indian spices. It’s a quick and easy vegan meal, perfect any time of year.Serve with Cilantro-Mint Chutney.

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Crispy BBQ Tofu Sandwich

One of my favorites, this incredibly flavorful, Crispy BBQ Tofu Sandwich topped with avocado and cool and creamy cilantro cabbage slaw and can be made in under 30 minutes and will turn anyone into a tofu lover. 🙂

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

A whole cauliflower is roasted in the oven until golden and tender. Seasoned with Zaatar and drizzled with tahini sauce its a delight for the senses -bursting with Middle Eastern flavors. Easy and delicious, it serves 2 perfectly!


This quick and simple Cabbage Stir Fry is humble yet overflowing with savory flavor. Full of amazing health benefits, cabbage takes center stage here transforming into a luscious side dish or perfect topping for rice or buckwheat soba noodles. Ready to serve in about 30 minutes!

crispy sesame Tempeh Bowl

This Crispy Sesame Tempeh recipe is easy, flavorful, and has the best texture! Create a healthy vegan bowl with brown rice and veggies and dinner is good to go!

Vegan Portobello Tacos

Sheet-Pan, Chipotle Portobello Tacos – smoky, spicy and “meaty”, these VEGAN tacos are sure to satisfy even the most diehard meat-lovers! Make them in 30 minutes! A satisfying meal for the plant-based diet!

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Vegan Shepherds Pie!

A cozy fall recipe for Vegan Shepherds Pie with mushrooms and root vegetables- topped with pillowy mashed potatoes. A delicious vegan main dish -perfect for the holiday table.

Spicy Chinese Eggplant w/ Szechuan Sauce

Spicy Chinese Eggplant with Szechuan Sauce with chilies and peanuts– serve or black rice or rice noodles for a tasty, easy plant-based vegan recipe!

Coconut Millet Bowls with Kabocha Squash

There is so much to love about this Coconut Millet Bowl, made with Berbere-Spiced Kabocha Squash, chickpeas, shallots, and spinach drizzled with coconut lime mint sauce. A beautiful, fall-inspired vegan, plant-based meal, full of vibrant flavor and spice.

DATE NIGHT Vegan Alfredo

Hello, DATE NIGHT Vegan Alfredo! It’s made for two, and tossed in a delicious vegan cream sauce , with sauteed mushrooms, Meyer lemon zest and a secret ingredient that gives this extra complexity and depth. This vegan meal can be made in under 30 minutes! Cozy and comforting.

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Vegan Tikka Masala

Craving Indian food? This veggie-loadedVegan Tikka Masalacan be made tofu, chickpeas or paneer,in under 25 minutes! An easy, vegan, keto-friendly weeknight meal!

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Vegan Lentil Meatballs

Believe it or not, this recipe won “BEST VEGAN RECIPE” on Food 52! Vegan Lentil Meatballs with Indian Coconut Curry Sauce– a flavorful vegan meal infused with fragrant Indian spices.

Crispy Vegan Quinoa Cakes

Crispy Vegan Quinoa Cakes (with no eggs, flour, breadcrumbs or filler of any kind) topped with Tomato Chickpea Relish- a delicious, healthy flavorful vegan dinner that is gluten-free- a great addition to your plant-based diet.

The BEST Vegan Ramen

I may be biased- but this has got to be the best vegan ramen broth on the planet. Vegan Ramen with Miso Shiitake Broth is unbelievably flavorful and warming, made with shiitake mushrooms, crispy tofu, Bok Choy and scallions.


Veggie Burgers never need to be boring! This Asian-style,grilled, vegan Portobello Mushroom Burger isfull ofdeliciousumami flavor! It’s slathered with an Asian-style “Guacamole”, topped with a cool cucumber ribbon salad and crunchy carrot slaw. So much flavor and texture here! Healthy,delicious and reallysatisfying- this veggie burger hits the spot!

The Best Vegan Pesto Pasta!

Bucatini Pasta with Arugula Pesto and Heirloom Tomatoes. A fast and flavorful weeknight dinner recipe- this vegan pasta dish has a secret ingredient that gives this an added burst of flavor. I can’t wait for you to try it!

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Vegan Farmer’s Market Fried Rice

This flavorful Vegetable Fried Rice, is made with seasonal veggies and edamame! A highly adaptable recipe that can be made vegan.

Sheet-Pan Ratatouille!

Roasted Sheet-Pan Ratatouille– served 3 different ways. Serve it over polenta, over pasta or over toast! Make a big batch on Sunday then serve for dinner during the busy work week! A delicious plant-based dinner recipe, perfect for using up your summer harvest!

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Miso Tofu Wrap

A delicious vegan recipe for Miso Tofu Wrap with Roasted Winter Squash, Baked Miso Tofu, Asian Slaw, Avocado, Furikake and flavorful Miso Dressing.

Oaxacan Bowl

Here’s a healthy, flavorful Mexican-styleOaxacan Bowlwith roasted chipotle sweet potatoes and sweet peppers over a bed of warm seasoned black beans. It’s topped with crunchy cabbage slaw, avocado and my favorite thing ever, toasted Chipotle Maple Pecans. Hands down, this plant-based vegan meal is one of my all-time favorites!

Creamy Vegan Carrot Miso Pasta!

This Vegan Orecchiette with Creamy Carrot Miso Sauce, is dreamy. Topped with a Carrot Top Gremolata and Toasted Bread Crumbs, we utilize the whole carrot here! Who says you can’t have gourmet mac and cheese on the vegan diet. This comes as close as it gets with an extra level of flavor. You’ll love yourself for making this. I promise!

Vegan Peruvian Burrito!

These Vegan Peruvian Burritos are filled with roasted sweet potato, fresh corn, peppers, quinoa and creamy black beans, then drizzled with spicy Peruvian Green Sauce. A flavor bomb! Vegan and Delicious, this plant-based meal ticks all the boxes!

Vegan Black Pepper Tofu!

A flavorful vegan dinner recipe –Black Pepper Tofu with Bok Choy – a super tasty and fast meal that can be made in under 30 minutes! Make this for someone who is a tofu “skeptic”, you’ll win them over, guaranteed!

Vegan Instant Pot Mujadara

Instant Pot Mujadara – a comforting,healthy plant-based recipe of lentils and rice, with fragrant Middle Eastern spices, served with caramelized shallots, fresh veggies, pine nuts and optional yogurt ( feel free to use vegan yogurt) Gluten-free and Vegan adaptable.

VEGAN Vegetable Lo Mein

ThisVeggie Lo Meincan be on the table in under 20 minutes! Loaded up with healthy veggies, this VEGAN, plant-based dinner recipe is fast and easy, perfect for busy weeknights!

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Indian Coconut Lentil Curry

This IndianCreamy Coconut Lentil Curry can be made in an Instant Pot or on the stovetop. Infused with fragrant Indian spices, this recipe is not only delicious, it is is vegan and gluten-free!

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Mole Cauliflower Tacos

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Mole Rojo sauce! These healthy vegan tacos are loaded up with cabbage, avocado, radishes and cilantro and full of satisfying flavor and fresh crunchy ingredients.

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Vegan Lasagna with Mushroom Bolognese

This Vegan Lasagna is made with a robust mushroom-spinach bolognese sauce, fresh basil, vegan ricotta and no-boil lasagna noodles, topped off with a creamy marinara sauce, and drizzled with Arugula Basil Pesto. Vegan comfort food at its best!

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Vegan Pot Pie

Vegan Pot Pie with Seasonal Vegetables is loaded with vibrant fresh veggies and flavorful herbs cooked in a delicious creamy lemon mustard sauce and topped with a flakey puff pastry crust.


Traditional Oaxacan street food, Tlayudasare a cross between a tostada and a pizza, made with a crispy tortilla, topped with refried beans, cheese (optional) a mound of Mexican cabbage slaw, avocado and cilantro. This healthy version is vegan and GF adaptable!

Szechuan Tofu and Veggies!

Szechuan Tofu and Veggies- a flavorful vegan stir-fry with crispy tofu and Szechuan sauce loadedwith healthy vegetables! A quick, easy and flavorful plant-based vegan meal your whole family will love.

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Miso Mushroom and Rice Bowl

A flavorful Miso Mushroom Bowl with brown rice, avocado, cabbage, carrots, daikon, edamame and a Miso Ginger Dressing. Vegan and Gluten free.

Middle Eastern Salad Tacos

Middle Eastern Salad Tacos– my personal “go-to”, in a “great big hurry” plant-based vegan meal that is loaded with veggies and leaves me feeling energized and satisfied. Vegan and Gf, these easy tasty tacos are packed full of healthy veggies.

Bali Bowl with Peanut Tofu

Bali Bowls with Peanut Tofu, black rice, roasted sweet potatoes, shredded cabbage, radish and snow peas and the most delicious Balinese-style Peanut Sauce! A tasty plant-based vegan dinner!

Cauliflower Chimichurri Bowls

Smokey Cauliflower Chimichurri Bowls! These filling vegan bowls are full of flavor and loaded up with healthy veggies. Served over seasoned black beans (and optional rice) with Mexican Slaw, radishes, avocado, cilantro and pickled onions.

Creamy Vegan Artichoke Mushroom Pasta

Mushroom Pasta with Artichoke Sauce– The creamy vegan sauce is made with canned artichokes hearts, which turns into the creamiest, most delicious and luscious sauce (which can be made in 2 minutes flat, just blend in the blender until silky smooth) warmed, then poured over pasta. Add sauteed mushrooms or sunchokes if you like. So good!

Vegan Chile Rellenos

Roasted Chile Rellenos! Flavorful, black bean stuffed chile rellenos with homemade enchilada sauce and vegan ricotta can be made on one sheet pan! Vegan-adaptable with the Tofu Ricotta! Delicious!

Middle Eastern Eggplant Wrap with Kale Slaw

Mediterranean Eggplant Wraps with Kale Slaw and Everyday Tahini Sauce. Keep it gluten-free with gluten-free wraps, or turn the whole thing into a hearty salad, by simply serving it in a bowl. Soooooooo full of flavor and nutrients. Keep it vegan or add feta.

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Moroccan Harira Soup

Moroccan Lentil and Chickpea Soup (aka Harira) is hearty, full of protein and loaded with nutrients. Warming fragrant spices make this healthy one-pot meal deeply flavorful! Vegan and Gluten-Free adaptable.

Garlic Chili Tofu with Sesame Broccolini – it’s really fast, like 15 minutes fast, healthy and super flavorful– vegan and gluten-free. If you’ve never been a fan of tofu, I want you to do me a favor,make this. Just as an experiment. 😉

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Vegan Roasted Eggplant with Zaatar

Zataar Roasted Eggplant,crosshatched and served with fresh tomatoes, tahini or yogurt sauce and your choice of cooked grain. A simple vegan dinner recipe!

Tofu Broccolini Mushroom Stir Fry

This simple, fast Tofu Broccolini Mushroom Stir Frycan be made in 20 minutes flat – perfect for weeknight meals. Feel free to substitute broccoli, steaming it just a little bit longer. Perfect over rice, soba noodles, or just on its own, it’s hearty and yummy!

Zaatar Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

Zaatar Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Green Tahini Sauce – a simple delicious vegan dinner recipe that is full of Middle Eastern flavor that can be made in 35 minutes! plant-based and delicious!


ThisAyurvedic Detox Bowl called Khichari, pronouncedkich-ah-reeisan Indian staple thathas long been cherished inAyurveda, for its ability to restore balance and healing in the body. For centuries throughout India, it has been thought of as comfort food, for itsgentlecleansing and detoxing properties, which over time bring wellness to the body. It’s made with simple humble ingredients. The mung beans liked to be soaked ahead, or use lentils!

Comforting Sweet Potato and Lentil Dal

can be made with coconut oil instead of ghee. A filling fiber-rich meal that will leave you feeling satisfied. Serve with fluffy basmati rice or homemade naan bread!

Vegan Turmeric Broth Soup

Turmeric Detox Broth- pretty much a glowing bowl of goodness! Lots of ways to adapt this healing soothing broth, and customize it to fit your needs. Vegan and GF Adaptable. One of my most popular recipes on the blog to date.

Vegan Pad Thai

The Best PAD THAI– a fast and easy recipe made with accessible ingredients that can be made vegan using tofu and vegan fish sauce! A delicious vegan dinner recipe, ready in under 30 minutes!

The BEST Falafels!

Our authentic Falafels with Tahini Sauce recipeis made with soaked, uncooked chickpeas andhands-down has the BEST texture and flavor! So easy! Bake them or pan-sear them. Great in wraps, bowls, or salads. A delicious vegan meal the whole family will love.

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Vegan Broccoli Mac and Cheese

This Vegan Broccoli Mac and Cheese is one of our favorite Quick and easy Vegan meals, perfect for busy weeknights! Scroll down to the recipe card below for the recipe!

I hope these healthy delicious vegan dinner recipes inspire you to try something new this week!Please note any of your favorites in the comments below!

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40 Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes

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  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine | Feasting at Home
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Category: vegan recipes, vegan dinner
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan
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A collection of our40 MouthwateringVegan Recipeson the blog will excite you to cook (and eat!) plant-based meals at home.This recipe for Vegan Broccoli Mac and Cheese is one of our weeknight “go-to” vegan meals! It’s super easy, healthy and delicious. Top it with vegan cheesy Sprinkle.



  • 56 ounces dry pasta- fettucine, linguini, orechiette, etc.
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli, steamed

Vegan Mac & Cheese Sauce:

Sprinkle with Vegan Cheesy Sprinkle


  1. Cook Pasta: Set salted water to boil in a large pot and cook pasta according to directions. During the last 2-3 minutes, add the broccoli to the pasta, and cook for few minutes until tender. Drain.
  1. Make the Vegan Mac and Cheese Sauce: Heat oil over med-low heat, and saute onion and garlic until tender and golden. Place it in a blender along with cashews, veggie broth, nutritional yeast, miso, mustard salt. Blend until creamy and smooth.
  2. Combine: Drain the pasta and broccoli, and toss with the Vegan Mac and Cheese Sauce and toss, and gently warm over low heat.
  3. Divide among bowls.
  4. Garnish with optional Vegan Cheesy Sprinkle.


Feel free to add other veggies or substitute other veggies!


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 431
  • Sugar: 7.2 g
  • Sodium: 625.7 mg
  • Fat: 16.7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 58.3 g
  • Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 16.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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