Looking for vegan recipes? Check out our expert ideas for vegan meals. Vegan food is very popular especially in January, nicknamed as Veganuary, when many of us choose to go vegan for a month to cut out meat.
Try one of our quick and easy vegan dinner recipes, from vegan curry recipes (we have some fab vegan and vegetarian curry recipes here) to vegan salads and a super creamy vegan chilli.
Try this vegan West African stew with sweet potato and greens. This one-pot recipe is super easy to make and packed with warming flavours.
A quick and easy vegan Tex-Mex, black bean and avocado salad – perfect for midweek.
Healthy hoisin-glazed tofu with stir-fried brown rice is really easy, vegetarian, and under 500 calories.
Looking for a vegan bolognese recipe? Try making your ragu with lentils to go meat free. Sweet potato linguine is more robust than courgetti, so can withstand a bit more cooking. Served with a warming vegan bolognese-style ragù, this gluten-free low calorie main is perfect for the start of the cooler months.
A great vegan dinner recipe. This recipe for aubergine stuffed with piste comes from Pizarro restaurants. The slow-cooked vegetable stuffing in this recipe together with the crunchy, garlic migas topping is like a hug on a plate. This could be a main, starter or side dish, it’s a really versatile recipe.
This recipe for smoky cannelloni beans on garlic toast is packed with flavour, vegetarian, ready in just 20 minutes AND under 500 calories. What more could you want for a midweek meal?
These vegan, low calorie buffalo cauliflower tacos are ready in just 35 minutes and are so packed with flavour that you won’t even notice you’re being virtuous.
This recipe for roast broccoli with lentils and preserved lemon makes for a really easy midweek meal for one. It’s vegetarian, ready in under and hour and around 300 calories, but still delivers big, punchy flavours. You’re welcome.
Try this vibrant Sri Lankan beetroot curry for an easy vegan midweek meal. This bright and colourful recipe is packed with plenty of flavour and it’s low in calories, too.
This Asian-inspired recipe for ginger-glazed squash with sesame is a great way to make everyday ingredients more exciting. It’s packed full of delicious flavours but is under 300 calories and takes just 45 minutes.
This Kale salad with roasted butternut squash, pomegranate molasses and almonds is easy, ready in 35 minutes, vegetarian and, best of all, under 300 calories. It’s so packed full of flavour from the sweet butternut squash and crunchy almonds though, that you’ll forget you’re being virtuous.
Check out this vegan chestnut, squash and sweet potato loaf recipe. Precise layering makes this vegan main look really smart, but it’s actually easy to put together. This can be made the day before then heated through before serving.
This recipe for cauliflower rice with aubergine ragoût is really on-trend. By blitzing cauliflower in a food processor, and quickly cooking, you get the consistency and texture of rice but without the carbs and with fewer calories. It still fills you up, and it’s quicker to cook, too.
Our roasted cauliflower salad with turmeric is low in calories and packed with punchy flavour. Turmeric adds lovely colour and flavour to this easy vegan-friendly recipe.
Sushi street food company Happy Maki (‘sushi from the land’) travels the UK dishing out sushi wraps. Unusually for sushi, everything is ‘fish free’ to raise awareness about unsustainable fish farming. Here’s our version of the Thai sweet potato wrap.
This creamy coconut and peanut aubergine curry is vegetarian, under 300 calories and ready in just 30 minutes, making it the perfect comforting meal to make midweek.
Check out this recipe for punchy cold szechuan noodles. This easy vegan dish is super simple to make and it’s low in calories.
This asparagus, saffron and almond pilaf is a lovely spring dish and a great alternative way to use asparagus. It is officially in season on 24 April, but might be in the shops a bit earlier depending on the weather.
Check out this vegan Vietnamese green soup. This quick and easy family-friendly recipe is packed with punchy flavour and comes in under 150 calories.
Sticky rice with aubergine in a hot and sour sauce, made from very simple ingredients: red chilli, soy sauce, vinegar and a little sugar.
Great veggie curry. Whether you’re vegetarian or not, try this fast and easy spicy dish, ready in about 30 minutes. Bulk it up with basmati rice or naan breads.
Make the best vegetarian curry in half an hour. This quick recipe made with mushrooms, peas and spinach is easy for when you’re eating healthily or in a hurry. Serve with a pile of rice on the side.
A fast-to-make and easy spicy soup made with chickpeas. This vegetarian recipe, gets its heat from harissa, the hot chilli pepper paste from Morocco. Ready quickly in 20 minutes.
Okra, or ladies fingers, is a subtle-flavoured vegetable that works well with strong flavours. This recipe with bulgar wheat, mint, parsley and lemon is ideal.
This simple vegan tamarind potato curry is packed with punchy flavour, it’s low in calories and easily serves 4, a great warming family meal.
New idea for a vegetarian curry using runner beans. These often-overlooked veg make a tasty, spicy dish and work well with Indian spices and coconut milk.
Our best, easy, ratatouille recipe; packed with tomatoes, aubergine, courgettes and red pepper. It’s dead easy to make and feeds 4. Serve alongside Sourdough with a kick of garlic.
Beans, tomato and spinach for when it’s cold outside: a recipe with a kick, perfect for meat-free Monday with the family. High protein and only 153 calories per serving.
Quick, easy and healthy vegetarian stir-fry. Baby aubergines cook in minutes and soak up the flavour of mirin to make a fast and filling midweek meal. Serve with rice on the side.
This vegan burrito bowl recipe delivers all the big flavours you’d want without the calories
Make this quick and easy quinoa and black bean chilli – it’s high in protein but low calorie and it’s vegan
With their full-on flavour and meaty texture, suitable for the grill, these completely vegan loaded burgers are an absolute must at any barbecue.
This recipe for wholewheat spaghetti with long-stemmed broccoli, chilli and lemon is quick and easy to make and vegan. Plus, it’s pasta for under 500 calories – yes please
This recipe for tender spring onions with charred romesco makes a great vegan alternative for the BBQ
This recipe for runner beans with tomato and black onion seeds is vegan, low-cal and gluten free making it an easy, please-everyone side dish
This recipe for sweet potato falafel with coriander chutney and carrot salad is vegan, low-calorie and gluten-free. Plus, it’s ready in under an hour – perfect for midweek
Spiralized veg takes the place of noodles in these super-healthy, Vietnamese-style vegan rolls. They’re great to pack for a posh picnic.