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Budget vegan recipes

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Get inspiration for delicious and affordable vegan recipes. Our budget-friendly plant-based meals include vegetable stews, curries, soups, salads and more.

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  • A bowl of courgette stew served with a spicy sesame seed and flaked almond topping

    Egyptian courgettes with dukkah sprinkle

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.32 ratings

    Get four of your 5-a-day in one vegan dinner! This easy recipe is healthy and gluten-free, and provides calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron

  • Roasted aubergine & tomato curry

    Roasted aubergine & tomato curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.253 ratings

    Slightly sweet with added richness from the coconut milk, this simple vegan curry is a winner. It's also freezable if you need a quick midweek fix

  • A plate of griddled vegetables including tomatoes, courgettes, peppers and aubergine

    Griddled vegetables with melting aubergines

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Pack all five of your 5-a-day into one healthy vegan dish. Flavoured with garlic, lemon and herbs, it's delicious griddled on the hob or cooked on the barbecue

  • Curried tofu wraps 2016

    Curried tofu wraps

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.10 ratings

    This spicy vegan supper is big on taste. It's simple to make and packed with chunky tandoori-spiced tofu on a cool mint, yogurt and red cabbage relish

  • Burrito bowl with chipotle black beans

    Burrito bowl with chipotle black beans

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.47 ratings

    This healthy burrito bowl is chock full of veggies and greens, perfect for a filling lunch. This is one vegetarian meal that tastes just as good as it looks

  • Black bean chilli

    Black bean chilli

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.146 ratings

    This chilli is great for casual entertaining - just lay everything out and let people add their own toppings

  • Lentils and herbs in bowl with tomatoes

    Tarka dhal

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.32 ratings

    Make a simple and healthy storecupboard supper like this easy dhal when you're cooking on a budget. To keep it vegan, use vegetable oil rather than ghee

  • Kidney bean curry

    Kidney bean curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.208 ratings

    A rescue recipe for when there's nothing in the fridge, or when you fancy something cheap, delicious and filling

  • Dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.692 ratings

    A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper.

  • Satay noodle soup

    Satay noodle soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Prepare an easy veggie noodle bowl in 25 minutes with mostly storecupboard ingredients. A simple budget meal that's filling and vegan-friendly

  • Indian chickpea & vegetable soup

    Indian chickpea & vegetable soup

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.86 ratings

    Healthy, flavour-packed and low-cost, this soup's ideal for taking to work for lunch

  • Spring tabbouleh salad on a white plate

    Spring tabbouleh

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.15 ratings

    A simple, budget, spring salad that can add a healthy dose of vegetables to your midweek meal. This easy vegan dish also makes great leftover lunches

  • Tortillas with vegetables and salsa on board with spoon

    Easy vegan tacos

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Make these tasty vegan tacos with a smoky-sweet salsa and pack in all of your 5-a-day in one meal. Kiwi brings a moreish, fruity dimension to the salsa

  • John's vegan shepherd's pie 2016

    Vegan shepherd's pie

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.116 ratings

    A warming vegan supper with porcini mushrooms, leeks, carrots, and butternut squash, topped with crispy potatoes. It's low calorie, low fat, and perfect for when the nights draw in

  • Lentil & cardamom soup

    Lentil & cardamom soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.21 ratings

    Cheap and cheerful red lentils are jazzed up with coconut milk and plenty of spices in this quick and warming soup recipe

  • Cauliflower & chickpea pilaf

    Cauliflower & chickpea pilaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.18 ratings

    Delicious served on its own, or as a side dish with grilled chicken breasts rubbed with a little curry paste

  • Double bean & roasted pepper chilli

    Double bean & roasted pepper chilli

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.236 ratings

    This warming vegetarian chilli is a low-fat, healthy option that packs in the veggies and flavour. Serve with Tabasco sauce, soured cream or yogurt

  • Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

    Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    This earthy and vegetarian rice pilaf is good for feeding a crowd, so works well on a buffet table

  • Falafel burgers in a pitta bread with salsa

    Falafel burgers

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.699 ratings

    A healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone after a satisfying bite low in calories.

  • Noodles with green veg in blue bowl with chopsticks on yellow background

    Sticky noodles with homemade hoisin

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.38 ratings

    Cook our healthy, vegan stir-fry to pack in four of your 5-a-day. The hoisin sauce is made with Chinese five spice and apple cider vinegar to boost the flavour

  • Mushroom and potato soup with carrots in bowl with spoon

    Mushroom & potato soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.25 ratings

    Porcini mushrooms give this healthy soup a real umami flavour boost. Pour into a flask for a warming, low-calorie lunch that you can take to work

  • Vegan chickpea curry jacket potato on a plate with a slice of lemon and fork alongside

    Vegan chickpea curry jacket potatoes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.65 ratings

    Get some protein into a vegan diet with this tasty chickpea curry jacket. It's an easy midweek meal, or filling lunch that packs a lot of flavour.

  • A blue plate serving squash & spinach fusilli with pecans

    Squash & spinach fusilli with pecans

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.25 ratings

    You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy this colourful low-fat, low-calorie squash and spinach pasta topped with pecans. It's tasty as well as healthy

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