Vegan cooking doesn’t mean flavorless raw veggies. These recipes are so good that even meat-lovers will ask for seconds! From creamy pasta to spicy burritos, these surprisingly vegan dishes are hearty and satisfying. Find the recipes below.
Believe it or not, it’s all in the cheese. Completely dairy-free, this recipe from The Simple Veganista changes the clean-eating game as we know it. For a topping twist, try panko breadcrumbs or scallions.
Skip the takeout and whip up this delicious vegan curry from A Couple Cooks. This dish comes together in less than 30 minutes and is much healthier. The best curry uses plenty of aromatics, so don’t skip on the onion, garlic, ginger, and cumin for a more authentic and flavorful taste. Serve with rice or whole grains and you’ll have a filling dinner.
Nacho night is a must, no matter if it’s dinner for one or for the entire family. After eating Francesca Bonadonna’s nachos shared by One Green Planet, you’ll still feel healthy and light rather than weighed down by heavy cheeses. It’s perfect for enjoying your favorite comfort foods while still sticking to your New Year’s resolutions.
This hearty stew from Delicious will keep you warm all winter long. Get creative and throw in a medley of your favorite vegetables and lentils for a dish loaded with plant-based protein. Make an extra batch to freeze so you always have it on hand for those busy weeknights. Just make sure to allow the stew to cool completely prior to freezing.
Spinach for Breakfast has created an ideal vegan pasta that satisfies our creamy pasta cravings. In order to keep the dish cheese-free, creamed butternut squash is used to create the perfect silky sauce. For an extra-nutritious meal, stir in cooked zucchini or broccoli to complement the kale.
Add a little spice to your winter weeknights with Feasting at Home’s Peruvian-inspired vegan burritos! You can even prep the ingredients ahead of time and simply assemble the burritos right before dinner. No need to get home after a long day and start cooking. What makes this meal extra special is the homemade aji verde sauce—which is vegan too!
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