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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.

13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
18 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
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7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
5 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
131 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
12 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Unlock the flavours of cauliflower with a red pepper, olive and caper salsa, topped with almonds. Healthy and vegan, it makes a tasty light lunch or supper

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
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
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
19 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
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
37 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
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
6 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
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
13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
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
26 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
19 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
29 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
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