๐ŸŒฟ 45 Crazy-Easy Vegan Dinner Recipes

๐ŸŒฟ 45 Crazy-Easy Vegan Dinner Recipes

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This is the ultimate collection of easy vegan dinner recipes- to help you get a healthy, vegan dinner on the table every night! From light and refreshing dishes to hearty protein-packed meals, thereโ€™s a little something for everyone.

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Sometimes eating plant-based meals can feel like so much extra work. And I donโ€™t know about you โ€“ but I donโ€™t really have time for that!

Weeknights in our home are super busy, and Iโ€™m lucky if I even get 30 minutes to prepare dinner.

Enter these easy vegan dinner recipes!

These recipes are:

  • Made with protein-rich whole grains, beans, and nuts โ€“ย  each recipe is super nutritious and tastes great, too!
  • Packed with plenty of fresh, colorful produce โ€“ these wholesome vegan meals will help you get your veggies in for sure!
  • So quick and easy, you can make most of these vegan dinner recipesย  in 30 minutes or less.ย 
  • Recipes your whole family will love them. Heck, theyโ€™ll even satisfy your meat-loving friends.

For more easy vegan dinner ideas, be sure to grab a copy of this free e-book with my favorite one pot vegan meals!

And for more vegan cooking ideas, check out my other vegan recipes and my guide for vegan meal planning.

With this mouthwatering collection of easy vegan dinner recipes, you can whip up a delicious vegan meal in no time!

Easy Vegan Stuffed Peppers

Easy Vegan Stuffed Peppers

These Italian-inspired Vegan Stuffed Peppers are loaded with hearty roasted vegetables. Bell peppers are roasted and stuffed with couscous, chickpeas, and fresh veggies. Colorful, flavorful, healthy, and ready in under an hour! Itโ€™s vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.

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These vegan stuffed mushrooms are loaded with Greek flavors. Fresh portobello mushrooms are stuffed with roasted red peppers, spinach, breadcrumbs, and tangy vegan feta cheese. Itโ€™s a healthy vegan recipe thatโ€™s quick, easy, and hearty enough for dinner.

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This quick and easy hummus bowl is packed with big, bold flavors from roasted chickpeas, fresh tomatoes, Kalamata olives, and creamy hummus. Plus, itโ€™s kept nice and light with riced cauliflower. Itโ€™s a perfect vegan-friendly weeknight meal.

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Vegan Moussaka {gluten free, dairy free}

Vegan Moussaka {gluten free, dairy free}

This vegan moussaka is Greek comfort food at its finest. Itโ€™s loaded with flavor from layers of roasted eggplant, fluffy mashed potatoes, nutrition-packed lentils and chickpeas, and a creamy vegan Bechamel sauce. Dig in!

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This vegan stir-fry is packed with flavor from a medley of delicious veggies and a simple, homemade stir-fry sauce. And the best part? It cooks up in just 20 minutes! Serve it over riced cauliflower for an easy plant-based meal you can feel great about.

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Mushroom, Lemon and Lentil Salad {vegan}

Mushroom, Lemon and Lentil Salad {vegan}

This hearty Vegan Lentil Salad is a nutritional powerhouse packed with French lentils, mushrooms, and lemon. And it comes together fast with just a handful of ingredients which you probably already have in your pantry!

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A Vegan Mac and Cheese that you donโ€™t need to feel guilty about! This healthy mac and cheese contains hidden veggies but it is so creamy and delicious that youโ€™d never know. And itโ€™s ready in under 30 minutes from start to finish!

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Instant Pot Vegetable Curry {vegan}

Instant Pot Vegetable Curry {vegan}

This instant pot vegetable curry is packed with Indian-inspired spices and loaded with fresh veggies. Plus, itโ€™s completely vegan, gluten-free, and cooks up in less than 20 minutes!

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5-Minute Vegan Alfredo Sauce

5-Minute Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Thereโ€™s nothing I love more than a big bowl of pasta drowning in creamy alfredo. This vegan alfredo sauce is made from cashews. And itโ€™s so rich and creamy, youโ€™ll never believe itโ€™s 100% dairy-free. All that โ€“ and you can make it in just five minutes!

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Adobo-Spiced Buddha Bowl with Cilantro-Jalapeno Dressing

Adobo-Spiced Buddha Bowl with Cilantro-Jalapeno Dressing

This vegan buddha bowl is packed with nutritious flavor from black beans, sweet plantains, and roasted portabella mushrooms. And itโ€™s all topped with a creamy, spicy cilantro-jalapeno sauce. This one-bowl dinner is super easy for a weeknight meal, and fun to put together too!

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Thai Peanut Noodles {Instant Pot}

Thai Peanut Noodles {Instant Pot}

If you love Thai food but donโ€™t want to leave the house, these Thai peanut noodles are sure to satisfy your craving! These can be made in the Instant Pot in just five minutes, making them the perfect weeknight meal. Plus, theyโ€™re vegan-friendly too!

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Loaded Sweet Potato With Spicy Black Beans and Cashew-Lime Cream {vegan, gluten-free}

Loaded Sweet Potato With Spicy Black Beans and Cashew-Lime Cream {vegan, gluten-free}

This loaded sweet potato is stuffed with a fresh and spicy black bean filling, and topped with lime-cashew cream. Itโ€™s easy, healthy, 100% vegan, and gluten-free!

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Vegan Fried Rice with Tofu {gluten-free}

Vegan Fried Rice with Tofu {gluten-free}

This vegan fried rice makes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Itโ€™s packed with nutritious flavor from fresh veggies, brown rice, and tofu, then topped with a spicy sriracha-soy sauce. Yum!

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30-Minute Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowls {vegan option}

30-Minute Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowls {vegan option}

Theseย Sweet Potato & Quinoa Bowlsย are quick, healthy, and delicious. And theyโ€™re packed with flavor from roasted sweet potatoes, fresh veggies, and garlic-yogurt dressing.ย All that โ€“ and itโ€™s pretty enough for a dinner party!ย 

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Vegan Burrito Bowl {gluten free}

Vegan Burrito Bowl {gluten free}

This Vegan Burrito Bowl is bursting with flavor, and itโ€™s so quick easy to make! Itโ€™s packed with wholesome ingredients like black beans and fresh veggies, and topped off with a creamy homemade guacamole. Plus, itโ€™s completely vegan and gluten-free.

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Easy Summer Orzo Salad {vegan option}

Easy Summer Orzo Salad {vegan option}

This simple Summer Orzo Salad is bursting with flavor from fresh veggies and a homemade Italian vinaigrette. Itโ€™s easy to make with simple ingredients, and almost no cooking at all! Perfect for those hot summer nights, or just a lazy weeknight dinner.

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The Ultimate Loaded Vegan Nachos

The Ultimate Loaded Vegan Nachos

The Ultimate Loaded Vegan Nachos are the perfect shareable snack for your next summer cookout. Missionยฎ Rounds Tortilla Chips are smothered in black beans, grilled veggies, and dairy-free cheese. And then topped off with an incredible vegan cilantro-lime sour cream and homemade guacamole.

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Golden Curry Recipe With Vegetables

Golden Curry Recipe With Vegetables

Healthy and delicious go hand-in-hand with this Golden Curry Recipe. This vegan curry goes great with a steamy side of rice or warm naan. Plus, itโ€™s completely vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.

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Vegan Udon Noodle Stir Fry

Vegan Udon Noodle Stir Fry

This vegan Udon Noodle Stir Fry is fast, fresh, and packed full of flavor. You can make it with just about any combination of fresh, seasonal vegetables and vegan udon noodles. Itโ€™s quickly become a go-to weeknight dinner for us!

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Vegan Chickpea Curry With Coconut Romanesco

Vegan Chickpea Curry With Coconut Romanesco

A delicious, quick and easy vegan dinner. This vegan chickpea curry features coconut poached romanesco cauliflower. Serve with your favorite rice, steamed millet, or quinoa โ€“ along with a wedge of lime. And itโ€™s vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free!

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Vegan Pho in 30 Minutes {vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free}

Vegan Pho in 30 Minutes {vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free}

This incredible vegan pho recipe puts a new twist on the classic Vietnamese noodle soup. Itโ€™s bursting with flavor, and simple to prepare in just 30 minutes. Plus, itโ€™s 100% vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free!

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This Vegan Jambalaya is packed with flavor from fresh veggies and tons of spice! And this one pot meal is easy to prepare in under an hour.

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Vegetarian Pumpkin Chili {vegetarian, vegan option}

Vegetarian Pumpkin Chili {vegetarian, vegan option}

This vegetarian pumpkin chili is the ultimate Fall comfort food. Itโ€™s packed with flavor from pumpkin, adobo chilis, and fresh veggies. And the best part is that it cooks up in the slow cooker while you are at work, so you can come home to hot dinner on a chilly evening.

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Meatless Meatballs with Sweet and Spicy Korean Glaze {vegan}

Meatless Meatballs with Sweet and Spicy Korean Glaze {vegan}

These Meatless Meatballs are dripping in a sweet and spicy Korean glaze. Packed with the unique flavors of soy, hoisin, ginger, and lemongrass. Plus, they are completely vegetarian and vegan friendly.

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This slow cooker vegan chili is packed with flavor and loaded with protein. Let it cook all day in the crock pot, and itโ€™s ready for dinner when you are!

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Grilled Veggies and Couscous with Orange-Balsamic Dressing {vegan}

Grilled Veggies and Couscous with Orange-Balsamic Dressing {vegan}

Celebrate grilling season with these delicious grilled veggies, served over couscous with a sweet and tangy orange-balsamic dressing.

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Chickpea Tomato Soup {vegan}

Chickpea Tomato Soup {vegan}

Crunchy chickpeas and savory tomatoes fuse together perfectly in this delicious (and totally vegan) chickpea tomato soup.

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Butternut Squash Curry {vegan}

Butternut Squash Curry {vegan}

Sweet and savory butternut squash curry brings together traditional Indian spices with iconic Thai red curry for an incredible fusion of flavors.

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5 Minute Vegan Lentil Salad

5 Minute Vegan Lentil Salad

This vegan lentil salad is a staple in our house. It truly comes together in just 5 minutes, making it one of the easiest dinner recipes in my repertoire!

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Grilled Nectarines with Arugula, Balsamic, and Cashew Cream {vegan}

Grilled Nectarines with Arugula, Balsamic, and Cashew Cream {vegan}

A gorgeously simple salad with the sweetness of grilled nectarines, the crunch of fresh arugula, and the creaminess of vegan cashew cream. Serve it as a side dish or for a light lunch.

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Miso Glazed Eggplant {gluten-free + vegan option}

Miso Glazed Eggplant {gluten-free + vegan option}

Miso glazed eggplant is a wonderful example of the delicious simplicity of Japanese food. Soft creamy roasted eggplant topped is topped with a sweet, salty umami-laden miso glaze. Itโ€™s easy, delicious and packed with flavour!

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Smoky Spanish Tomato Soup

Smoky Spanish Tomato Soup

This rustic Smoky Spanish Tomato Soup is packed with vegetables and roasted peppers and spices. Flavourful, speedy and healthy this soup is a great weeknight meal.

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Grilled Eggplant Tahini Satay Kebabs {vegan, gluten free & nut free}

Grilled Eggplant Tahini Satay Kebabs {vegan, gluten free & nut free}

These Grilled Eggplant Kebabs are grilled until soft and lightly caramelised in a tahini satay marinade. A fun twist on the traditional satay recipes that is vegan, nut free & gluten free.

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Gloriously golden Red Lentil Dal {vegan + gluten-free}

Gloriously golden Red Lentil Dal {vegan + gluten-free}

This gloriously golden red lentil dal is the ultimate in comfort food. Fragrant, creamy and utterly delicious this simple dal recipe will be on the table in under 30 minutes!

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Spelt Margherita Vegan Pizza Recipe with Cashew Ricotta

Spelt Margherita Vegan Pizza Recipe with Cashew Ricotta

Simple, delicious, satisfying the Italian classic, Margherita Pizza, becomes vegan thanks to this cheeseless vegan pizza recipe that uses cashew ricotta in place of cheese.

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Hummus flatbread pizzas with cherry tomatoes & dandelion greens {vegan}

Hummus flatbread pizzas with cherry tomatoes & dandelion greens {vegan}

A quick and easy flatbread pizza recipe. Flatbreads are lightly toasted until crisp and topped with smooth creamy hummus, sweet cherry tomatoes, dandelion greens and tart balsamic for a satisfying healthy meat-free meal.

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Sweet potato quesadilla with black beans and harissa {vegan}

Sweet potato quesadilla with black beans and harissa {vegan}

With black beans, smoked paprika and coriander and ground cumin, these vegan sweet potato quesadillas are hearty and packed full of flavour. Serve with a generous dollop of lime cashew cream and an extra squeeze of lime along with a side salad for a delicious weeknight dinner.

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Vegan One Pot Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Vegan One Pot Creamy Mushroom Pasta

All you need is 15 minutes and a handful of simple ingredients to make this super easy Vegan One Pot Creamy Mushroom Pasta!

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Vegan Mushroom Bolognese Recipe

Vegan Mushroom Bolognese Recipe

My vegan mushroom bolognese is a fun spin on the Italian classic. Mushrooms are used for a rich and delicious vegan bolognese that is sure to please the whole family!

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Vegan Chili with Mushrooms & Black Beans

Vegan Chili with Mushrooms & Black Beans

A delicious, rich and umami-laden vegan chili recipe packed with the goodness of mushrooms, black beans, and spices. Make a huge batch because it is even better the next day when the spices have had a chance to mingle overnight!

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Tuscan Bean Soup {vegan + gluten free}

Tuscan Bean Soup {vegan + gluten free}

This hearty Tuscan Bean Soup is so warming and nourishing. Itโ€™s sure to cure whatever ails you! Serve with your favourite crusty bread.

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Thai Pumpkin Soup with Coconut Milk {vegan}

Thai Pumpkin Soup with Coconut Milk {vegan}

Thai Pumpkin Soup with coconut milk is the ultimate winter warmer. Serve this fragrant soup with a swirl of coconut milk and fresh coriander (cilantro) for a fantastic spiced vegan pumpkin soup.

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Mexican Black Bean Salad with Cumin, Lime and Smoked Paprika dressing {vegan}

Mexican Black Bean Salad with Cumin, Lime and Smoked Paprika dressing {vegan}

This quick and easy vegan Mexican Black Bean Salad is filling and nutritious, and packs a punch thanks to a lime, cumin and smoked paprika dressing.

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Thai Pumpkin Black Rice Vegan Burgers {gluten free}

Thai Pumpkin Black Rice Vegan Burgers {gluten free}

These are my new favourite veggie burgers, especially when topped with a good dollop of sweet chilli sauce and an Asian-style slaw, oh and maybe some sweet potato fries on the side!

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Roasted Moroccan Carrot Salad with chickpeas {vegan}

Roasted Moroccan Carrot Salad with chickpeas {vegan}

This Roasted Moroccan Carrot Salad is a fantastic vegan salad packed full of spices and hearty and satisfying enough to feed a crowd.

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I hope you found something you love!

Donโ€™t forget to grab a free printable copy of my favorite one pot vegan recipes, for even more easy vegan dinner ideas.

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