Easy vegan dinner recipes
Looking for some simple vegan dinner options? Try one of our warming veg-packed curries, speedy pasta dishes, comforting classics and midweek lifesavers.
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Ditch complicated recipes and expensive meat alternatives – our easy vegan recipes are perfect for the midweek rush when all you need is something simple, nourishing and full of fresh ingredients. Resist the urge to reach for the takeaway menu and whip up a plate of pasta or a colourful Tex-Mex spread.
Pick a storecupboard supper or a versatile fridge-raiding recipe to satisfy your hunger pangs with our delicious vegan dishes.
Combine classic Italian flavours and plant-based substitutes to create the ultimate vegan comfort food. Our Margherita pizza can be sliced up in just 30 minutes – make sure to stock up on vegan mozzarella! Need an easily achievable family favourite? Serve up a piping hot slice of our lentil lasagne with garlic bread and a simple side salad.
If you're in the mood for spaghetti, our spicy spaghetti with garlic mushrooms is a foolproof family-friendly option you can make with just a handful of ingredients. Check out even more plentiful pasta plates in our ultimate recipe collection. If you need something quick with minimal washing up, try our easiest ever one-pan pasta. You can make it vegan by simply leaving out the sprinkling of parmesan.
Spice up the humble chickpea with our addictive kadala curry, prepped and ready to go in 15 minutes. It counts as three of your 5-a-day, and it's also freezable for future speedy dinners. Or how about a zesty lime & coconut dhal with all the trimmings, or our cheat's black dhal topped with spicy cauliflower?
Grab a tin of kidney beans, chopped tomatoes and a few clever additions to make our healthy vegan curry. This is a great budget-friendly option for nights when you don't fancy the trek to the supermarket.
We love the combination of sweet potato, spinach, coconut milk and a spoonful of peanut butter in our satay sweet potato curry. The kick from the red curry paste, balanced by the cooling effect of the coconut milk, makes it perfect for a family dinner. We predict it'll be a staple in no time. Go green with our super simple masala butternut squash curry, prepped and ready to cook in just 10 minutes.
Get the rice at the ready, some soft chapatis to accompany your curry and enjoy a feast for the senses.
How to make a healthy vegan curry
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There's always time for tacos! Try our chargrilled vegetable tacos with smoky salsa for a healthy DIY dinner that manages to pack in all of your 5-a-day in one colourful plateful. Pile on the fruity salsa and crunchy red cabbage for plenty of texture and flavour.
We've got dinner all wrapped up with our easy vegan pulled jackfruit with our ultimate guacamole. This clever pulled pork substitute is perfect for pairing with all your favourite trimmings in a fresh tortilla. Mix up your midweek meals with our easy Mexican rice bowls with black bean, tofu and avocado. Add a few slices of chilli to the bowl if you like it spicy.
A stir-fry with plenty of ingredients thrown in is the perfect solution to a busy weeknight dinner. Make our seitan & black bean stir-fry for a satisfying supper with a sticky sweet and spicy sauce we can't get enough of. Chilli, peanut butter and soy sauce is a match made in heaven – and now in your kitchen. If you prefer Thai flavours, mix up an easy vegan version of a classic Thai noodle curry, full of flavoursome veg and spices.
Looking for a budget-friendly meal? Our satay noodle soup uses mostly storecupboard ingredients that won't break the bank. Season generously and sprinkle on some chopped spring onions when you're ready to serve for a little crunch. For a big meal with enough portions to feed a family, whip up our coconut curry noodle bowl, with a dash of sriracha to bring the heat. If you're hungry for hoisin, our sticky noodles are sure to hit the spot.
Our five-star vegan shepherd's pie is everything we want from dinner. These beautiful golden-brown potato-topped pies are stuffed full of leeks, carrots and butternut squash, and they're low-calorie to boot. Best served with a squirt of tomato ketchup – trust us, it works.
Another recipe that makes the most of the trusty tattie is the classic jacket potato. Try our healthy version topped with a spoonful of chickpea curry, or our sweet potato jackets with guacamole & kidney beans.
Go all out with our vegan mac 'n' cheese with a crisp breadcrumb topping and gooey piping hot pasta base. You won't believe how easy this dish is to make, and it's sure to be a big hit with the kids.
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Vibrant veggie chillis
Sometimes all you need is a hearty bowl of chilli to see you through the evening. Our sweet potato & black bean chilli with zesty lime quinoa is sure to keep both vegans and meat-eaters happy. Pile on chunks of creamy avocado for a fabulously filling meal that's also nutritionally balanced. Or grab those trusty tins at the back of the cupboard and transform them into our bean & red pepper chilli. Just two steps stand between you and sweet and smoky deliciousness. If two steps still sounds like too much effort, try making our ultimate veggie chilli, prepped in two minutes and made with just four ingredients.
Pack in the protein with our sweet potato chilli, perfect after a run or a strenuous gym workout. Freeze one portion for a basic batch-cooked dinner with no fuss.
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