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  • Buddha bowl salad served in a bowl

    Vegan salad bowl

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Whip up an easy vegan salad, with beans, radish, pickled cabbage and couscous. Bursting with flavour, it makes a satisfying dinner or lunch on the go

  • Pot of kidney bean curry next to two bowls of rice

    Kidney bean curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.245 ratings

    A rescue recipe for when there's nothing in the fridge or when you fancy something cheap, this curry is delicious and filling. It's healthy and vegan-friendly, too.

  • Teriyaki tofu in two bowls

    Teriyaki tofu

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.10 ratings

    Marinade tofu with teriyaki sauce and serve with broccoli and noodles or rice to make this easy veggie midweek meal. It takes under 30 minutes to make

  • A serving of air-fryer mushrooms on toast

    Air-fryer mushrooms on toast

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make this speedy brunch or lunch in the air-fryer and serve on its own, or include as part of a bigger breakfast spread

  • Black bean & tortilla soup in a bowl

    Black bean & tortilla soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make the most of any tins of black beans in your cupboards and make this easy and satisfying soup. Serve with coriander, avocado, feta and pumpkin seeds

  • Satay noodle soup

    Satay noodle soup

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Spinach falafel & hummus bowl

    Spinach falafel & hummus bowl

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 ratings

    Make this easy vegan salad bowl, with homemade spinach falafels and hummus served alongside pitta and salad. It's packed with nutrients for a healthy supper

  • A platter and plate of rice with courgette, chickpeas, herbs and lemon wedges

    Chickpea & courgette pilaf

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make our pilaf with lemon, courgette and chickpeas for an easy vegetarian midweek meal. Flavour with cinnamon, cumin and coriander if you have them in your storecupboard

  • 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 4.7 out of 5.82 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.

  • Spring tabbouleh salad on a white plate

    Spring tabbouleh

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.20 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

  • Vegetables, noodles and broth in bowl

    Easy vegan pho

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    Make our easy vegan noodle soup for a warming midweek meal. This low-calorie recipe can be spiced up according to taste with a side serving of sriracha

  • Roasted aubergine & tomato curry

    Roasted aubergine & tomato curry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.315 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

  • Vegetarian black bean chilli with white rice

    Black bean chilli

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.164 ratings

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

  • Spinach, sweet potato and lentil dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.853 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

  • Indian chickpea & vegetable soup

    Indian chickpea & vegetable soup

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.87 ratings

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

  • Lentil & cardamom soup

    Lentil & cardamom soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.25 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

  • Vegetarian double bean & roasted pepper chilli in a large pot

    Double bean & roasted pepper chilli

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.336 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 yoghurt.

  • Falafel pitta wraps with pickled onions and cucumber on the side

    Falafel burgers

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.719 ratings

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

  • A blue plate serving squash & spinach fusilli with pecans

    Squash & spinach fusilli with pecans

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.32 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

  • Satay sweet potato curry on top of rice in a deep dish

    Sweet potato & peanut curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1018 ratings

    Cook this tasty, budget-friendly vegan curry for an easy family dinner. With spinach and sweet potato, it boasts two of your five-a-day and it’s under 400 calories

  • Carrot pilaf on a plate with coriander chutney alongside

    Carrot pilaf with coriander chutney

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.20 ratings

    Try this healthy pilaf filled for an easy midweek meal. With cashew nuts, veg and spices, it's not only tasty but budget-friendly too. Top with coriander chutney

  • Sesame & spring onion stir-fried udon with crispy tofu

    Sesame & spring onion stir-fried udon with crispy tofu

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.33 ratings

    Do something different for dinner, with our vegan noodle, tofu, green bean and spring onion stir-fry. It's quick and healthy, plus it's budget-friendly too

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