21 easy vegan recipes for dinner anyone can make

Delicious vegan lasagna

Eating delicious healthy vegan meals doesn’t have to be a chore.  I love tasty plant based food that doesn’t require slaving away in the kitchen for hours.  Check out my vegan food diary on Facebook to see daily updates of the meals I eat!

Here are 21 easy vegan recipes for dinner that anyone can make.

21 easy vegan recipes for dinner

21 easy vegan recipes for dinner anyone can make

1. Quorn pieces stir fry

Vegan quorn pieces, beansprouts, mushrooms, carrot, red pepper, tiny tin of coconut milk, fresh garlic, powder garlic, onion granules, ginger, cinnamon, paprika, turmeric, black pepper and chilli flakes – all mixed together and cooked in a wok.

Served with wholegrain rice. 

Quorn pieces stir fry

2. Vegan macaroni

Wholewheat macaroni in vegan cheese sauce made from vegan cheese powder, rice flour, oat milk and grated vegan cheese.  Steamed chopped mushrooms and steamed finely chopped courgette is mixed into the sauce and pasta.

Served with steamed baby carrots and a sprinkle of black pepper.

Vegan macaroni

3. Wholesome green slop!

Spinach, leek, courgette, green lentils, chickpeas, vegetable stock, mixed herbs, onion granules, garlic, pepper, balsamic vinegar and apple cider vinegar.  One pot!  Easy!

Served with a flatbread sprinkled with garlic powder & vegan cheese.
 
I often make a soup, stew or some sort of slop with any leftover veg from our organic fruit and veg box each week.  It makes a quick go-to lunch as well.
 
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Wholesome green slop!

4. Tasty vegan burger wrap

Wholemeal wrap, spinach, tomato, vegan cheese, vegan burger, vegan mayo, tomato purée.  Folded up to eat.

Side of steamed carrots.

Tasty vegan burger wrap

5. Cooked vegan breakfast

Vegan sausages, beans, grilled courgette, mushroom, grilled tomato, spinach.

Cooked vegan breakfast

6. Vegan chilli jacket potato

Soy mince, chopped tomatoes, red kidney beans, crushed garlic, black pepper, chilli powder, celery salt, garlic powder, onion granules and apple cider vinegar – stirred and heated in one wok.

Served with an oven baked jacket potato and slice of vegan cheese.

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Vegan chilli jacket potato

7. Vegan spaghetti and meatballs

Crushed garlic, chopped tomatoes, green lentils and peas all cooked in a wok.

Served with wholewheat spaghetti and oven baked Goodlife veggie balls.

Vegan spaghetti and meatballs

8. Vegan one-pot pesto pasta

The quickest and easiest vegan meal ever!

One pot – wholemeal pasta and chopped veg added to boiling water and simmered for 10 minutes.

Drain and mix with vegan friendly pesto!

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9. Delicious vegan lasagna

Wholewheat lasagna sheets with layers of green lentils, chopped tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, spinach & vegan cheese sauce.

Served with triangles of a wholemeal wrap ‘garlic bread’ – wrap is spread with Pure spread and garlic powder and heated in the oven for a few minutes.

Delicious vegan lasagna

10. Warm vegan fish goujon wrap

Wholemeal wrap with 3x Linda McCartney ‘fish’ goujons, salad leaves, vegan cheese slice, tomato purée, vegan mayo, steamed kale, radish & carrot.

Here are 21 easy vegan sandwich filling ideas that don’t contain soy or added sugar!

Warm vegan fish goujon wrapWarm vegan fish goujon wrap

11. Creamy vegan pappardelle 

Wholewheat pappardelle served with crushed garlic, mushroom, kale, onion & carrot in a vegan cheese & turmeric sauce.  All mixed together.  Creamy and delicious!

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12. Home topped pizza

5x Slices Crosta & Mollica ‘ready to top’ sourdough pizza base with tomato sauce topped with fresh garlic, mushroom, onion, sweetcorn, tomatoes and vegan cheese.

Served with sweet potato waffles and salad: green leaves, beetroot salad, radish, grated carrot.

Vegan pizza

13. Colourful rice bowl with tofu

Carrots, sweetcorn, broccoli, peas and tofu cubes stir fried in a wok with coconut aminos (like soy sauce), turmeric, ginger, crushed garlic, onion granules, a touch of curry powder, splash of apple cider vinegar and chilli flakes, served with whole grain rice.
 

Colourful rice bowl with tofu

14. Vegan sausage and skin-on mash

Vegan sausage & skin on mash sprinkled with onion granules & mixed herbs.

Served with chunky chopped parsnip, peas, asparagus & tender stem broccoli – all steamed.

Condiments: apple cider vinegar, gravy, black pepper.

Vegan sausage and skin-on mash

15. Thinnest vegan pizza

Great fun for the kids to make their own!

Yummy for adults too!

Quick and easy vegan ‘pizza’ made with a wholemeal wrap, tomato purée, thin sliced courgette, mushrooms, sweetcorn, vegan cheese, chilli flakes & black pepper.

Heated for 7 minutes in oven.

Topped with steamed asparagus.

Served with a dash of apple cider vinegar and blob of vegan mayo.

easy vegan pizza

16. Soy bolognese

Soy bolognese & wholemeal spaghetti.

Served with a homemade, wholemeal garlic pitta bread and sprinkle of vegan cheese (Violife).

Our ‘bolognese’ was made from finely chopped courgette & mushrooms, soy mince, chopped tomatoes, tomato purée, balsamic vinegar, coconut aminos (like soy sauce, but made with coconuts), black pepper, crushed garlic clove, onion granules – all stirred and cooked in a big wok for approx 12 minutes whilst the wholemeal spaghetti cooks.

Vegan Soy bologneseVegan Soy bolognese recipe

17. Beetroot & balsamic salad

Green salad leaves, sweetcorn, radish, grated carrot, red pepper, raw courgette, sliced beetroot & generous dash of balsamic vinegar.

Beetroot & balsamic salad

18. Vegan roast dinner

Roast potatoes, roast parsnips, carrots, tender stem broccoli, peas and stuffing balls.

Served with a Jamaican vegetable patty (from Ocado).  Can be served with whatever you like though!

Condiments: onion gravy, a sprinkle of dried mint and dash of apple cider vinegar.

Vegan roast dinner

19. Spicy vegan fajita wrap

Courgette, mushroom and red pepper all chopped small. Two cloves garlic finely chopped. Stir fry in wok with dash of oil until tender.

Add 1x teaspoon sesame seeds. 2 tablespoons tomato purée. Sprinkle of paprika, ginger, turmeric, crushed chillies and onion granules. Dash of water.

Mix into wok mixture until covered and heated.

Optional: I cooked a breaded jackfruit burger in the oven and cut into strips to add to my wrap filling.

Served in a warmed wholemeal wrap with a sprinkle of grated vegan cheese, vegan mayo and shredded green salad leaves.

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20. Beans on ‘toast’

Sugar-free beans on wholemeal pitta, plum tomatoes, grilled mushrooms, grilled courgette, dash of apple cider vinegar & black pepper.

Healthy vegan beans on toast

21. Vegan tikka

Homemade tikka with wholegrain rice and pitta garlic bread!

Curry recipe: Rehydrated soy chunks (boil for 5 minutes before adding to wok), chickpeas, mushrooms, red pepper, kale, garlic, 1/2 jar Pataks curry paste, tin of coconut milk and chilli flakes.

All stirred and cooked in a wok whilst wholegrain rice cooks for 25 minutes until soft.

Vegan tikka masala recipe

There we go.  21 easy peasy vegan dinners that anyone can make.  Packed full of flavour and veggies.

Check out my vegan food diary on Facebook to see daily updates of the meals I eat!

 

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