Try our comforting vegan family recipes to dish up a plant-based feast that even fussy eaters will enjoy. They're bursting with nutrients and big flavours.
Not all family meals revolve around meaty mains. We've devised vibrant, plant-based dinners that are ideal for feeding a crowd of hungry vegans and even those who don't have any special dietary requirements will be keen to tuck in. All the following recipes are simple, healthy and sure to satisfy, but if you're looking for even more vegan dinner inspiration then check out our highest-rated curries, pies, burgers and chillies.
A true British staple, this vegan shepherd's pie is stuffed with mushrooms, leeks, carrots, butternut squash and topped with irresistibly crispy roast potatoes. This healthy, low-calorie dish could convert even the staunchest meat-eater. We recommend serving with a squirt of homemade ketchup for the final delicious flourish.
Kidney bean curry
This really easy kidney bean curry is not only a storecupboard saviour but with just five minutes prep time, it's a midweek godsend. No need for expensive substitutes or unusual ingredients, this genius budget supper is perfect for feeding a family of curry fans.
Chickpea curry jacket potato
Turn a standard tattie into the perfect jacket potato with storecupboard ingredients and a delicious mix of spices. Our chickpea curry jackets pack in the protein and are low in fat, too. Serve with a zesty lemon wedge and a scattering of coriander leaves.
Lentil ragu with courgetti
With a few clever tweaks, you can create a healthy pasta-style dish that contains all of your 5-a-day. This lentil ragu is sure to curb those carby cravings while the courgette spaghetti keeps it light and free from stodge. It's freezable in case you want to batch-cook and chow down at a later date.
Artichoke & aubergine rice
Cook up a batch of this veg-filled turmeric rice dish with hearty chunks of artichoke and aubergine. A take on paella, this meal needs just 15 minutes to prepare and makes a great, dig-in, sharing-style supper for the whole family. It even tastes fantastic cold the next day for lunch.
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