Below are 9 simple and delicious vegan dinner ideas to add to your weeknight recipe collection. I don’t know about you but I’m one of those people that clock out of work thinking what am I going to eat for dinner tonight? I don’t really seem to be ble to plan my weeknight meals ahead no matter how hard I try. Leftovers are sometimes as far as I can stretch my pre-planned meals.
These 9 vegan dinner ideas will make a healthy change to your meals this week.
#1 White Bean & Tomato Polenta Casserole
Layer some slices of polenta with a savory mix of cannellini beans in herbed tomato sauce to make this hearty White Bean & Tomato Polenta Casserole from Connoisseurus Veg. Packed full of flavour and ready in less than an hour, this is an easy dinner you can make on any weeknight.
#2 Gluten-free Vegan Carrot Soup
Who knew you could have just carrot soup for dinner? Well, this Gluten-free Vegan Carrot Soup from Give Recipe is more that just carrot soup. Not only is it super tasty, it’s also satisfying, easy to make and full of great (and simple) ingredients. This carrot soup will shift your entire mindset on how you can eat carrot soup and what it should taste like.
#3 Giant Vegan Mushroom Meatballs & Garlic Bread
Laura from The First Mess describes this hearty pairing of Giant Vegan Mushroom Meatballs and Garlic Bread as an “edible version of your favourite cozy winter blanket that you’ll want to snuggle in forever”. One look at the mushroom meatballs swimming in the warm bowl of red marinara sauce and you can’t help but agree.
#4 Easy Vegan Sausage Mushroom Marinara Pasta
A similar marinara sauce based recipe like the one above but completely different in flavour and taste. This Easy Vegan Sausage Mushroom Marinara Pasta by Gena from The Full Helping is comfort food that’s perfect for the winter months.
Never run out of dinner ideas with these hearty & healthy vegan cookbooks in your recipe collection.
#5 Vegan Jalapeno Mac and Cheese
This Vegan Jalapeno Mac and Cheese by Florian from Contentedness Cooking is the easiest make ahead meal ever and comes with a homemade, naturally vegan cheese sauce. You can prepare it in only 15 minutes and have a delicious dinner for the whole family ready.
Florian shares other insanely delicious vegan and gluten free food for everyone on his blog. All his recipes need only 6 ingredients and 5 or even less easy steps to make. They are also budget friendly and perfect for meal prep.
#6 Spicy Sesame Noodles Recipe (Ma Jiang Mian)
These Spicy Sesame Noodles by Caitlin From My Bowl are thick, creamy, perfectly spiced, and easy to make. A cozy and satisfying vegan dinner that’s even better than takeout.
#7 Sheet Pan Dinner with Broccolini and Chickpeas
This Sheet Pan Dinner with Broccolini and Chickpeas is a delicious and flavourful vegan and gluten-free entree that can be served on its own or with your favourite grain. An easy and convenient diner that can be ready in just 30 minutes.
#8 Thai Sweet Potato Curry with Kale
Enjoy this deliciously creamy Thai-style Sweet Potato Curry with Kale from My Darling Vegan any night of the week. A healthy and tasty one pot meal that can be ready in under 30 minutes and enjoyed by everyone in the family.
#9 Crunchy Baked Black Bean Mini Tacos
Try this Crunchy Baked Black Bean Mini Tacos with creamy avocado, tangy pickled red onions, juicy diced tomatoes, and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro. A perfect treat that can be served as an appetizer, party snack, or dinner.