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Plant-based diet recipes

31 Recipes

Discover our favourite healthy vegan recipes for a plant-based diet, including grain bowls, bean chillis, pasta dishes, satisfying salads and more.

Smoky spiced veggie rice

4.727275

(11 ratings)

Try this vegan take on a jambalaya, full of fiery and smoky flavours and bursting with vegetables. It's healthy, low in fat and calories, yet big on flavour...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet potato & cauliflower lentil bowl

4

(12 ratings)

Whip up this zingy vegan bowl in advance and keep in the fridge for quick, satisfying lunches on demand. Each bowlful boasts four of your 5-a-day
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sesame parsnip & wild rice tabbouleh

4.833335

(6 ratings)

Get your fill of tasty veggies with our easy vegan parsnip & wild rice tabbouleh. Our simple winter salad is full of flavour, filling and 2 of your 5-a-day
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Acai bowl

4.5

(2 ratings)

Try this fruity breakfast smoothie bowl for a quick, easy start to your day. Vary toppings according to the season – fresh berries or peaches work well in summer...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan kebabs with avocado dressing

5

(2 ratings)

Pile chunks of mushrooms, peaches, courgettes and red onions onto skewers and barbecue them for a wonderful BBQ flavour. Serve with a delicious avocado dressing
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan chilli

4.73276

(116 ratings)

This vegan chilli packs in plenty of vegetables and doesn’t fall short on the flavour front. Serve it with rice or in jacket potatoes for a filling supper...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Fennel, roast lemon & tomato salad

4.25

(4 ratings)

Combine roasted lemon with fronds of fennel, cherry tomatoes, pomegranate and herbs to make this colourful summer salad. It makes a perfect sharing dish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Griddled vegetables with melting aubergines

5

(4 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...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chickpea Bombay mix

5

(1 rating)

Make this healthy, gluten-free Bombay mix the next time you crave a snack. The recipe uses our curried chickpeas recipe, which you could make ahead
  • 12 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate chia pudding

4.235295

(17 ratings)

Make a tasty, healthy chocolate pudding in just five minutes. It's low-calorie and vegan, too, and the chia seeds are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Tarka dhal

3.27778

(18 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...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Peanut butter overnight oats

4

(28 ratings)

Make a bowl of overnight oats that's indulgent yet healthy with creamy peanut butter and tangy raspberries. Or make it in a jar and take it to work...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Avocado hummus & crudités

4.25

(4 ratings)

Get all five of your 5-a-day with this healthy, low-calorie, vegan recipe that works as lunch or a starter. Enjoy deliciously creamy hummus made with avocado
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Easy vegan tacos

4.727275

(11 ratings)

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
  • Vegetarian

Lentil fritters

3.333335

(6 ratings)

Rustle up these lentil fritters in just 25 minutes with our basic lentils recipe, courgette and carrot. They're healthy, low-fat and packed with nutrients...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan chickpea curry jacket potatoes

4.775

(40 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...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Celeriac, hazelnut & truffle soup

4.333335

(12 ratings)

Rustle up this healthy vegan celeriac and hazelnut soup as a starter on Christmas Day. Truffle oil adds a bit of luxury, or leave it out for a simple supper on a winter's night...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Squash & spinach fusilli with pecans

3.55

(20 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...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Artichoke & aubergine rice

4.608695

(23 ratings)

As well as being tasty, this aubergine and artichoke is low fat, low calorie and cost effective. Make a large batch and eat it cold the next day
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

No-cook chickpea salad

4.941175

(17 ratings)

Use a touch of harissa to liven up a healthy chickpea salad. It takes just 10 minutes to whip up and makes an ideal side dish for slow-cooked Greek lamb
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Guacamole & mango salad with black beans

4.464285

(28 ratings)

Get four of your five-a-day with this healthy salad of mango, avocado and beans. It's a nutritional powerhouse that's also vegan and gluten free...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Veggie olive wraps with mustard vinaigrette

4.7

(10 ratings)

Eat the rainbow with our simple, healthy, veggie wrap. This olive and veg sandwich makes an easy vegan, low-calorie lunch option to eat al-desko
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican beans & avocado on toast

4.85

(20 ratings)

A vibrant Mexican-style breakfast with fresh avocado and black beans. Give yourself a healthy start with our easy vegan beans on toast with a twist
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

4.74375

(480 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...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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