The vegan lifestyle is just becoming more and more popular, with people looking to do their part for the environment and to start getting the numerous health benefits that come along with enjoying a plant based diet.
As we always say, you don’t need to go totally vegan, to enjoy vegan meals and recipes, these are for everybody! Using healthy ingredients, cooked creatively, these recipes are delicious, healthy and not too hard to make!
To keep things fresh, we have collected the best 31 vegan recipes from 2020, from some incredible food blogs and websites. Be sure to try your favourites and save and share them on our preferred social media! Enjoy!
The Best 31 Vegan Recipes in 2020
Crispy Balsamic Tofu
“Crispy Balsamic Tofu with roasted red peppers is a quick and easy meal that comes together in just 20 minutes. Vegan, gluten free, and perfect for meal prep, this tofu recipe will become your go-to. “. Recipe: DishingOutHealth.
Vegetarian Paella (Vegan)
“Vegetarian Paella made in less than one hour with simple ingredients. This recipe brings all the flavor and comfort of the classic Spanish rice dish to your own kitchen.”. Recipe: DishingOutHealth.
Sweet Potato And Red Lentil Curry
“On this note, this recipe is an amalgamation of a few of my old recipes and it can be eaten as a curry / stew, but it also lends itself really well to being blended into a smooth soup – have a guess which is my favourite right now? As normally I am big fan of texture, I’ve decided to refrain from publishing a creamy soup recipe as I find texture-rich dishes infinitely more interesting.”. Recipe: LazyCatKitchen.
Creamy Vegetable Soup
“Creamy Vegetable Soup (without cream) is a vegan and gluten-free favorite that comes together in one pot. Filled with fiber and plant protein, this hearty and healthy soup is pure comfort.”. Recipe: DishingOutHealth.
Creamy Mushroom Spinach Pasta
“A quick recipe for vegan mushroom and spinach pasta that is ready in under 30 minutes. Loaded up with sautéed balsamic mushrooms and fresh spinach, all tossed in a heavenly creamy cashew sauce.”. Recipe: VeganRicha.
Aloo Matar – Pea & Potato Curry
“This easy Indian Aloo Matar – Pea & Potato Curry is done in 30 minutes, requires only a few basic ingredients and is such a simple and quick plant-based weeknight meal. Gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free. Oil-free option included.”. Recipe: VeganRicha.
Velvety Garlic And Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
“Gluten free penne cooked and coated in a thick and velvety garlic and roasted red pepper pasta sauce. Make this dish in about 20 minutes with only 10 total ingredients – most of which you likely already have on hand! | Gluten Free + Vegan”. Recipe: ASaucyKitchen.
Spring Onion Peanut Noodles
“Fresh aromatics sautéed and seasoned with spicy chili paste, soy sauce, peanut butter and sweetened with a touch of sugar make for a quick and easy noodle sauce. Make this dish in 15 minutes tops for a simple yet speedy noodle dish that will leave wanting more! | Gluten Free + Vegan”. Recipe: ASaucyKitchen.
Cashew Tofu Stir-Fry
“This Cashew Tofu stir-fry is loaded up with healthy veggies, crispy tofu, roasted cashews, and tossed with a simple ginger stir-fry sauce. It’s a quick and easy weeknight dinner, and also naturally gluten-free and vegan!”. Recipe: GimmeSomeOven.
Turkish Lentil Soup
“This Turkish Lentil Soup recipe tastes wonderfully light and fresh, and it’s easy to make in less than 30 minutes.”. Recipe: GimmeSomeOven.
Simplest Vegan Pasta Ever
“Today’s recipe is the simplest vegan pasta ever. I made it for Duncan earlier on this week when he was recovering from a short bout of gastric flu. I was too busy managing our floor restoration guys to go shopping for groceries and capers, garlic and parsley was all I was able to find in the fridge. “. Recipe: LazyCatKitchen.
Vegan Yaki Udon
“It comes together quickly, it’s delicious and very satisfying. It’s my vegan take on a Japanese classic – yaki udon. It’s easy to make and full of umami. Like any stir-fry type dish, it is very flexible – use any veggies you like, but make sure you add hardier vegetables to the wok first.”. Recipe: LazyCatKitchen.
Vegan Black Bean Soup
“This easy Vegan Black Bean Soup is a delicious plant-based Instant Pot meal that is perfect for feeding a crowd on a budget.” Recipe: VeganRicha.
Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup
“Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup is made with wholesome ingredients and comes together in just 30 minutes. Gluten- and dairy-free, this hearty and healthy soup is pure comfort.”. Recipe: DishingOutHealth.
Vegan Chipotle Bowls
“Vegan Chipotle Bowls with black beans, sautéed peppers and onions, and chipotle cashew cream. These healthy, gluten free bowls are perfect for make-ahead lunches or easy weeknight dinner.”. Recipe: DishingOutHealth.
Easy Chana Masala
“What I love about this recipe is that if you own a fairly well stocked spice cupboard, you can probably make it without a trip to the store as it only requires cupboard staples. It’s full of flavour and high in plant protein (thanks chickpeas!) so it will keep you satiated for hours.”. Recipe: LazyCatKitchen.
General Tso’s Soy Curls
“General Tso’s Soy Curls! Easy weeknight stir fry with soy curls and veggies. Vegan General Tso’s Chicken. Gluten-free, Nut-free Recipe Jump to Recipe.”. Recipe: VeganRicha.
One Pot Spanish Rice And Beans
“Spanish Rice and Beans uses pantry staples to create a nutritious and flavorful one pot meal. Vegetarian, gluten free, and a complete source of plant protein, this easy dinner will become a family favorite. “. Recipe: DishingOutHealth.
Coconut Chickpea Curry With Mango
“Coconut Chickpea Curry with mango, broccoli, and basil is the ultimate 30 minute meal. Enjoy this vegan, gluten free curry for meal prep lunch or easy weeknight dinner.”. Recipe: DishingOutHealth.
Vegan Wild Garlic Pesto Pasta
“Wild garlic leaves are really aromatic and they make a lovely, garlicky pesto when blended with roasted nuts (or seeds) and a generous amount of oil. I added capers and nutritional yeast to mine for an extra flavour punch, purely because I had these things in my cupboard. If you do not, please do not worry – salt, pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice will do a great job too.”. Recipe: LazyCatKitchen.
Sesame Tofu Onigirazu
“Today’s dish is a rehash of two of my old recipes based on things I already had in my cupboards and fridge: sushi rice, nori sheets, soy sauce and plain tofu. If you are missing some of these, get creative – use whatever else you have on hand.”. Recipe: LazyCatKitchen.
Cauliflower Shawarma Bowls
“Cauliflower Shawarma Bowls with crispy chickpeas, basmati rice, and Green Tahini Sauce. These vegan and gluten free bowls are perfect for meal prep lunch or easy weeknight dinner. “. Recipe: DishingOutHealth.
Vegan Spinach And Artichoke Pasta Bake
“You will love this delicious creamy Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Pasta Bake recipe. It’s like having spinach and artichoke dip, but for dinner! Dairy-free, plant-based & so easy to make.”. Recipe: VeganRicha.
Tomato Lentil Curry
“This cozy tomato lentil curry recipe is made with the most delicious coconut curry tomato broth, it’s naturally gluten-free and vegan, plus it’s a breeze to make and always a crowd fave.”. Recipe: GimmeSomeOven.
One Pot Black Bean & Quinoa Veggie Chili
“One Pot Black Bean & Quinoa Veggie Chili – satisfying and filling without the meat! This easy to make, one-pot chili is made with a hearty blend of black beans, quinoa, corn and a healthy vegetable base of onion, carrot, celery and garlic. | Gluten Free + Vegan”. Recipe: ASaucyKitchen.
Roasted Chickpea Kale Salad
“If you like hummus you’ll love this Roasted Chickpea Kale Salad – chickpeas are lightly spiced and roasted until crispy and then tossed in a bed of massaged kale and topped with a creamy tahini dressing. This salad takes all of your favourite hummus flavours and combines them into one simple, yet tasty salad. | Vegan + Gluten Free”. Recipe: ASaucyKitchen.
Vegan Balsamic Mushroom Pasta
“When I was ill I was looking forward to cooking some comfort food, so today’s recipe is all about comfort. I don’t know about you but for me pasta is one of those dishes I gravitate towards when I want something simple, filling and satisfying. It’s the best thing ever”. Recipe: LazyCatKitchen.
Roasted Tomato And Fennel Soup
“The original recipe was a touch more involved as I sauteed onion and garlic in olive oil separately, but for the sake of simplicity and to keep this soup as hands off as possible, I simplified the process by roasting the onions and garlic in the oven, alongside fennel and cherry toms. If you are after something more filling, add some homemade croutons, spiced chickpeas or seeds as a topping or serve with a hefty slice of grilled bread. Delicious, filling and healthy.”. Recipe: LazyCatKitchen.
Thai Vegetable Soup
“Thai Vegetable Soup with mushrooms, peppers, bok choy, and tofu in a coconut curry broth. This nourishing soup is incredibly cozy, as well as vegan and gluten free.”. Recipe: DishingOutHealth.
Spicy Tomatoey Kale and White Bean Soup
“Thick and hearty Tomatoey Kale and White Bean Soup – simply seasoned with a kick of heat! Make this healthy, veggie packed soup easily in one pot – it will be ready before you know it! | Gluten Free + Vegan”. Recipe: ASaucyKitchen.
Creamy Tomato One Pot Pasta
“If you’re looking for the ultimate EASY vegan dinner then this Creamy Tomato ONE POT Pasta is your girl! It comes together with a handful of pantry staples and if needed, the veggies could easily be swapped for frozen veggies of your choosing.”. Recipe: ASaucyKitchen.