Save time in the kitchen with these easy and quick vegan dishes so you can spend more time with the fam. All of these quick vegan dishes take 30 minutes or less to prepare!
We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based, and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our Quick Meals Archives and our Quick & Easy Recipe Archives for more ideas!
1. Pineapple Sorbet with Rose
Source: Pineapple Sorbet with Rose
This Pineapple Sorbet with Rose by Rouxbe is the perfect palate cleanser and shows that fresh fruits and floral essences go hand in hand. When using floral essential oils, they must be pure food-grade extracts, rather than cheaper, non-pure forms.
2. Oreo Blizzard
Source: Oreo Blizzard
This Oreo Blizzard by Robin Browne is smooth, creamy, and loaded with homemade Oreos. The perfect summer treat!
3. Avocado Chocolate Mousse
Source: Avocado Chocolate Mousse
This Avocado Chocolate Mousse by Carol Clayton is fool-proof decadence at its best. It’s ultra-rich and creamy with a powerful chocolate flavor. No one will guess this 10-minute dessert is dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan!
4. Lentil Salad
Source: Lentil Salad
This Lentil Salad by Dominique Ebra is a classic combination of fresh green lentils, crunchy cucumber, red bell pepper, red onions, and herbs, with a simple lemon and maple syrup dressing. A satisfying, healthy staple protein-packed dish, this lentil salad recipe is great to make for lunch, dinner, or a side dish.
5. Butterbean Salad with Green Herb Dressing
Source: Butterbean Salad with Green Herb Dressing
This Butterbean Salad with Green Herb Dressing by Dominique Ebra is a very flavorful bean salad with a tangy herb dressing. When kept cold, it’s an excellent picnic side dish.
6. Coconut Yogurt Tzatziki
Source: Coconut Yogurt Tzatziki
A vegan version of one of my favorite appetizers and dips – tzatziki! This Coconut Yogurt Tzatziki by Kibby Miller is a luscious treat filled with garlic, lemon, and zippy goodness. Yum!
7. Crispy Chickpea Waldorf Salad
Source: Crispy Chickpea Waldorf Salad
This is my vegan take on the classic Waldorf salad! This Crispy Chickpea Waldorf Salad by Andrea Soranidis truly has it all. It’s crunchy, creamy, and refreshing and has a nice protein boost thanks to the nutritious chickpeas. Best of all, you just need to toss all the ingredients together, making it a super quick and healthy lunch option.
Reprinted with permission from The Vegan Bean Cookbook by Andrea Soranidis, Page Street Publishing Co. 2021. Photo credit: Andrea Soranidis
8. 10-Minute Guacamole Dip
Source: 10-Minute Guacamole Dip
This easy 10-Minute Guacamole Dip by Sarah Bond recipe has a secret — there’s hidden spinach! Think the fresh homemade guacamole you know and love, but with the addition of healthy, vitamin-packed, vibrant green spinach for an ultra-flavorful combination! Best of all, it’s ready in just 10 minutes.
9. Vegetable Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Source: Vegetable Vietnamese Spring Rolls
This veggie-packed Vegetable Vietnamese Spring Rolls by Sarah Bond is a fresh and delicious Asian-inspired dinner that is served with the best almond coconut dipping sauce!
10. Farro and Feta Salad
Source: Farro and Feta Salad
This Farro and Feta Salad by Annie Kimmelman has healthy and fresh farro and feta salad with an arugula base.
Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home
Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental well-being, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Unfortunately, dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, and prostate cancer, and has many side effects.
For those interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend purchasing one of our many plant-based cookbooks or downloading the Food Monster App which has thousands of delicious recipes making it the largest vegan recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.
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