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Budget vegan recipes

28 Recipes

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

19 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
196 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Vegan
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5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
38 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
134 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
182 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
524 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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.

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
75 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
12 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make vegan tacos with a smoky-sweet salsa for a healthy weekend lunch and pack in all of your 5-a-day. Kiwi brings a moreish, fruity dimension to the salsa

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
90 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
19 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
22 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This rustic soup is super-quick and cheap to make, but full of flavour

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
18 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
151 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
665 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

16 mins
Easy
Vegan
27 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
20 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
46 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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.

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
20 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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