10 Easy Vegan Recipes for a Quick and Healthy Dinner

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These easy vegan dinner recipes will ensure you are never stuck for a healthy meal that’s quick to rustle up.

More and more people are moving to a plant-based diet for health, ethical and environmental reasons. But you don’t have to be vegan to enjoy amazing vegan recipes! This is something you can even consider trying for just part of the time. There are health benefits to even occasional vegan meals.

For me, I was brought up on the idea that a meal wasn’t complete without a good portion of meat; I believed in it adamantly. It’s only in recent years that my mindset and perspective has been challenged and I’m so grateful!

If given the choice, I’d now choose not to have meat. I still eat it when others are cooking for me, but I no longer cook it for myself. I don’t yet know if this is part of my journey to veganism but I’ve definitely been much healthier and happier for making these choices!

Since I absolutely love the taste of vegan food, and love being able to embrace healthier life choices, I’m always keeping my eye out for easy vegan dinner recipes to try. I decided to compile my favorites for you to enjoy!

1. EASY VEGAN FRIED RICE

Minimalist Baker, Easy Vegan Fried Rice

This tofu based vegan recipe is quick, easy and delicious. Fried rice to me is the ultimate comfort food so I love that the vegan version is so easily created!

2. ONE POT VEGAN MUSHROOM STROGANOFF

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Frommy Bowl, One Pot Mushroom Stroganoff

This mushroom stroganoff is so creamy and rich that you would never believe it doesn’t have cream. The mushrooms are all you need to create the heartiness of the meal and it’s incredibly satisfying, especially for a winter’s evening!

3. THE EASIEST VEGETARIAN CURRY

Orchard Street Kitchen, Easiest Vegetarian Curry

This easy vegan dinner recipe combines all my favorite flavors- an amazing curry with cauliflower and the burst of sweetness from the peas with a nutty finish. This is a truly delicious meal- and the naan bread just rounds the whole thing off!

4. SHEET PAN NACHOS

Love and Lemons, Sheet Pan Nachos

Nachos are a guilty pleasure that can be easily enjoyed in a vegan style! This amazing recipe is packed full of healthy ingredients and amazing flavor.

5. AUBERGINE PENNE ARRABBIATA

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Jamie Oliver, Aubergine Penne Arrabbiata

It may be pasta smothered with tomato sauce but the aubergines lift this recipe to a whole new level to make it so so satisfying. It’s quick, comforting, and is one of the most perfect easy vegan recipes for a simple dinner.

6. BEST VEGAN POT PIE

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A Couple Cooks, Best Vegan Pot Pie

The sage crust in this vegan pot pie is absolutely amazing. The whole thing tastes hearty and delicious and in my opinion better than any meat filled pie out there!

7. VEGETARIAN BIRYANI

easy vegan recipes dinner
Feasting at Home, Vegetarian Biryani

This chickpea biryani is the perfect quick and easy weekday meal. It’s got a lot of ingredients which taste great together but isn’t too difficult to make at all! I think this is one of the tastiest but easy vegan dinner recipes out there!

8. EASY PEANUT NOODLES

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Love and Lemons, Easy Peanut Noodles

These noodles are simple, quick, and super healthy. Eating vegan doesn’t have to complicated when you have a great tasty go-to such as this one!

9. GREEK GODDESS SALAD BOWL

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Minimalist Baker, Greek Goddess Salad Bowl

I love Salad Bowls and this one is absolutely luxurious. The range of fresh ingredients makes it so colorful and yummy and it looks spectacular. And, even better, the whole thing can be easily assembled in 30 minutes!

10. SWEET AND SOUR TOFU

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Simple Vegan Blog, Sweet and Sour Tofu

This sweet and sour tofu recipe takes only 30 minutes to put together and is especially ideal for anyone transitioning into a vegan diet. The flavors are incredible and will let you put any worries you had about using tofu firmly away. Going vegan doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite takeaway meal after all, phew!

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Hope you loved these recipes and that you have some new ideas for quick easy vegan recipes for dinners that will keep you healthy and satisfied through your week.

Thanks for reading!

Freya

10 Easy Vegan Recipes for a Quick and Healthy Dinner

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