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Budget vegan recipes

25 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.

Try these plant-based budget meal ideas, then check out our budget vegetarian recipes and main collection of budget recipes.

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  • Buddha bowl salad served in a bowl

    Vegan salad bowl

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 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 5.223 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.

  • Satay noodle soup

    Satay noodle soup

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.9 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 5.5 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 out of 5.2 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 4.8 out of 5.71 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 5.19 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 3.9 out of 5.13 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 4.5 out of 5.278 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

    Black bean chilli

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.158 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 4.8 out of 5.761 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

  • Lentil & cardamom soup

    Lentil & cardamom soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 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 5.265 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 burgers in a pitta bread with salsa

    Falafel burgers

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.708 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 3.8 out of 5.26 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 4.8 out of 5.881 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 5 out of 5.13 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

  • Miso mushroom & tofu noodle soup served in a bowl

    Miso mushroom & tofu noodle soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Rustle up this miso, mushroom and tofu noodle soup with just six simple ingredients. Healthy and low in calories, it makes a tasty light lunch or supper

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

    Thirty-minute courgettes with dukkah sprinkle

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.33 ratings

    Get four of your 5-a-day in one vegan dinner. This budget-friendly recipe is healthy and gluten-free, plus it provides a source of calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron

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