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43 Simple Vegan Recipes For Beginners That Are Healthy & Delicious!

43 Simple Vegan Recipes For Beginners That Are Healthy & Delicious!

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Vegan and want to try out some amazing meals? Want to try some Vegan recipes and don’t know where to start? Want a delicious and simple meal for dinner? In any case, we’ve got you covered!

These recipes are vegan, easy to follow, simple to make and combine a combination of minimal ingredients and simple techniques that are healthy and pack a punch of flavour!

We have collected 43 incredible, easy, vegan recipes for beginners that are everything you could hope for and an easy way to get started in the Vegan lifestyle! As always, save and share your favourites on social media! Enjoy!

43 Simple Vegan Recipes For Beginners That Are Healthy & Delicious!


 




Easiest-Ever Grilled Veggie Burgers

“It sounded like an impossible assignment: a recipe for a from-scratch veggie burger that can go right from the mixing bowl onto the grill without falling apart? Lo and behold, we found a way.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.
 

Chipotle Portobello Tacos (Vegan!)

“These vegan tacos, made with sheet-pan roasted portobello mushrooms are full of flavor! Smoky, spicy and “meaty’ these vegan tacos are hearty and delicious!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
 

Loaded Sweet Potatoes

“We like to roast the sweet potatoes ahead of time then rewarm them by flattening and crisping them in a skillet until lightly charred. This recipe calls for two, but feel free to make extra.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.
 

Simple Baked Sheet-Pan Ratatouille!

“Baked Sheet-Pan Ratatouille! Make a big batch on Sunday then serve it up 3 different ways during the busy workweek. Simple, EASY, healthy, delicious… and totally vegan! “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
 

Teriyaki Vegetable Stir Fry




“The best veggie stir fry out there! This stir fry vegetables with homemade teriyaki sauce is a favorite tasty and easy vegetarian recipe.”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
 

Easy Chickpea Salad Sandwich

“Looking for healthy and easy lunch recipes? This delicious chickpea salad sandwich is essentially a vegetarian chicken salad sandwich using chickpeas!”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.

 

SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE BOATS (1 PAN!)

“Fair warning, if you make these for your friends, your friends will tell their friends about how great of a cook you are, and you will inevitably make more friends because of these potatoes. These are the potential consequences, should you choose to proceed.”. Recipe: MinimalistBaker.
 

Best Vegan Pot Pie

“This vegan pot pie is next level: hearty vegetables, a gooey sauce, and a flaky, sage crust. Better yet, it’s easy enough to make on a weeknight!”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.

 

Italian Vegan Pasta Salad

“This Italian vegan pasta salad is full of zesty flavor, featuring kalamata olives, capers, tomatoes, and crisp romaine lettuce.”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.

 

Veggie Lo Mein!

“Quick & Easy Veggie Lo Mein that can be made in under 20 minutes! This vegan Lo Mein noodle recipe is fully loaded with healthy vegetables and the most DELICIOUS Lo Mein sauce. Gluten-Free Adaptable! Perfect for busy weeknights!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
 

Vegan Mushroom Pasta With Roasted Sunchokes

“Vegan Mushroom Pasta with roasted sunchokes and a creamy vegan artichoke heart sauce (use canned or frozen artichoke hearts) that can be made in under 30 minutes! Delicious, healthy, nut-free and totally vegan. “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
 

Middle Eastern Salad Tacos

” I’ve been eating versions of this since I was a kid! Middle Eastern Salad Tacos. I call them “salad tacos” because they really are mostly salad. Yes, I embellish them at times with spiced warm chickpeas and add hummus, or baba ganoush to make them more hearty.”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
 

Szechuan Tofu And Veggies

“Szechuan Tofu and Veggies! A flavorful vegan stir-fry with crispy tofu, szechuan sauce and loaded up with healthy vegetables! Quick, easy and flavorful!!! Not vegan? Make this with shrimp or chicken!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.

 

Roasted Spaghetti Squash w/ Eggplant Puttanesca

“Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Eggplant Puttanesca Sauce- a rich, robust vegan meal that is low in carbs, keto and gluten-free! A simple easy dinner that is healthy and delicious!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.

 

Zaatar Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Green Tahini Sauce

“Zaatar Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Green Tahini Sauce – a simple delicious vegan meal full of Middle Eastern flavor that can be made in under 35 minutes. “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
 

Tofu Stir-Fry With Broccolini And Mushrooms

“Delicious Tofu Stir-Fry with Broccolini and Mushrooms (or sub chicken or shrimp)- a quick and easy weeknight dinner that is loaded up with healthy vegetables! Vegan and GF adaptable! “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.

 

Garlic Chili Tofu With Sesame Broccolini

“Here is one of my favorite ways to prepare tofu for dinner. Garlic Chili Tofu with Sesame Broccolini – it’s really fast, like 15 minutes fast, healthy and super flavorful. If you’ve never been a fan of tofu, I want you to do me a favor, make this. “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
 

The Best Pad Thai Recipe!

“The BEST Pad Thai Recipe made with simple ingredients that is easy, fast and flavorful! Make this with your choice of chicken, shrimp or tofu! Vegan-adaptable. GF!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.

 

Instant Pot Lentil Soup

“Make Life Simple, Instant Pot Lentil Soup is vegan and gluten free and can be made on the stove- top or in an Instant Pot ( with only 12 minutes of pressure cooking time!). Flavorful and healthy, this version is seasoned with Middle Eastern Spices. “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
 

Vegan Tikka Masala With Cauliflower

“Vegan Tikka Masala with Cauliflower- a simple delicious one-pot weeknight meal, that can be made in under 25 minutes! Make it on the stove top or in an Instant Pot! Serve with naan, basmati rice or over a bed of baby spinach! Vegan and Keto!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
 

Szechuan Tofu And Veggies

“Szechuan Tofu and Veggies! A flavorful vegan stir-fry with crispy tofu, szechuan sauce and loaded up with healthy vegetables! Quick, easy and flavorful!!! Not vegan? Make this with shrimp or chicken!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.

 

Mexican Sweet Potatoes

“You won’t believe the flavor in these Mexican sweet potatoes, topped with black bean salsa and creamy cilantro sauce!”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.

 

Easy Vegan Tacos

“Looking for easy vegan tacos? These “verde” vegan tacos are color-themed, featuring green lentils, green cabbage, and a bright green cilantro sauce.”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.

 

BRAMLEY APPLE SWEET POTATO SAUSAGE HASH

“This is not your average potato hash recipe, this is a sweet potato hash with the addition of delicious tart apple chunks and veggie sausages as a good source of protein. It’s really quick and easy to put together and you can enjoy it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The leftovers would also make a really nice side dish to other meals too.”. Recipe: NadiasHealthyKitchen.

 

TEFAL ACTIFRY GREEN CURRY WITH CRUNCHY VEGETABLES

“A deliciously healthy, yet hearty recipe packed with flavour and lots and lots of vegetables! This green curry with crunchy vegetables would make an amazing quick and easy week day dinner. A well known dish made healthier!”. Recipe: NadiasHealthyKitchen.

 

VEGAN PUMPKIN RISOTTO INSTANT POT

“This easy risotto is comfort food with seasonal winter squash. There is squash in the risotto and and roasted squash mixed in to serve! Herbs such as sage and thyme add wonderful flavor.”. Recipe: VeganRicha.

 

VEGAN EGGPLANT PARMESAN

“Comfort food almost spells a loaded Eggplant Parmesan. Yes?! And it is easy enough to make home!”. Recipe: VeganRicha.

 

VEGAN CACIO E PEPE WITH SMOKY BALSAMIC CHICKPEA TOFU

“This Cacio e pepe is a fabulous pasta dish with flavors which feel like you spent hours making it but it is super quick to put together! Mix up the vegan parmesan, crisp up some chickpea tofu with smoky flavors, make the spaghetti and mix with loads of freshly ground black pepper and herbs and done. You can use store bought vegan parm to speed it up even more.”. Recipe: VeganRicha.

 

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“Spicy vegan taco meat & mango avocado salsa pack these vegan tacos with a big punch of flavor! They’re bright, fresh, and fun to eat.”. Recipe: LoveAndLemons.

 

Vegan Crockpot Chili (Freezer)

“Vegan crockpot chili that can be assembled ahead and frozen for a crockpot freezer meal! With sweet potatoes, corn, black beans and spices, this one seriously tasty chili recipe!”. Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.

 

Vegan Slow Cooker Tikka Masala

“This vegan slow cooker tikka masala is PERFECT for meal prep! It makes an easy freezer crockpot meal, and leftovers keep (and can be frozen) for healthy plant-based lunches.”. Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
 

Vegan Ginger Teriyaki Stir Fry (Meal Prep)

“Vegan ginger teriyaki stir fry is a delicious plant-based dinner or meal prep recipe that is ready in under 30 minutes! Veggies and edamame are cooked up in a sticky sweet and savory vegan teriyaki sauce.”. Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
 

Rice Noodles al Pomodoro With Chili Oil

“Chili oil and rice noodles completely upend the typical Italian flavor profile here. We’ve got bursting, jammy cherry tomatoes that make their own sauce, rice noodles that cook in a flash, and a weeknight dinner that tastes like it took a lot longer than 20 minutes.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.
 

Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

“This comforting, ginger-laced soup just so happens to be vegan, and is exactly what we want when we feel like we’ve been overindulging a bit. If you’ve always thought you needed to own a $500 blender or have hours to spare to make a luxuriously silky puréed vegetable soup, well, you don’t! We made a super smooth soup using a $40 Black & Decker blender. Just make sure the butternut squash is completely tender before it goes in the blender.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.

 

Vegan Coconut Lentil Soup

“Never has such a flavorful, hearty, and warming meal come together so quickly or using so many pantry staples. We love it with a dollop of yogurt on top, but feel free to omit or use a non-dairy yogurt to keep it vegan.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.

 

Spiced Sweet Potato And Roasted Broccoli Toasts

“The broccoli can be cooked early in the day, but toast the bread just before assembling so it doesn’t dry out. “. Recipe: BonAppetit.

 

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio With Lots Of Kale

“You will think this pasta recipe calls for an absurd amount of kale, but it will shrink a ton when cooked.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.

 

Pasta Salad With Spring Vegetables And Tomatoes

“Is it still pasta salad if it’s not swimming in mayo? Why, yes it is.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.
 

Sweet Potato Curry

“This one-dish wonder grants you immunity from even the most gluten-averse, meat-abstaining, fat-conscious houseguests. And it tastes as good as ever reheated.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.
 

Quick And Easy Vegetarian Biryani

“Quick and Easy Vegetarian Biryani! A fragrant Indian rice dish infused with Indian spices – vegan adaptable and gluten-free. A quick and easy weeknight meal. “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.

 

Chinese Eggplant With Spicy Szechuan Sauce

“Calling all you Eggplant lovers out there! Here’s a flavor bomb you won’t want to miss – Spicy Chinese Eggplant with Szechuan Sauce -a tasty, easy vegan dinner recipe you can serve over rice, cauliflower rice, rice noodles, black rice or even quinoa!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.

 

1-POT PUMPKIN BLACK BEAN SOUP

“Welcome to flavor town. This comforting soup is a fusion of both Thai and Mexican cuisine (two of our absolute loves), requires ingredients you likely have on hand right now, and is made entirely in 1 pot.”. Recipe: MinimalistBaker.
 

1-POT SPICED SWEET POTATO LENTIL SOUP

“I’ve always loved Moroccan-inspired dishes. The spices are so comforting and warming. This Moroccan-inspired soup puts some of my favorite spices, like cumin, coriander, and cinnamon, to use.”. Recipe: MinimalistBaker.

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