Looking for some gorgeous plant-based recipes to inspire you for the start of the year? These dishes are tasty, filling and packed full of the good stuff — get involved!
The idea of cooking vegan meals can be daunting when you’re not in the swing of it, but with a little inspiration we guarantee you’ll be rattling out beautiful plant-based meals in no time. From simple weeknight dinners to decadent Friday night feasts, our selection of delicious vegan recipes will keep your diet varied and your taste buds tingling.
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A rich and hearty filling of mushrooms and sundried tomatoes, topped with gorgeous root-veg mash and zesty breadcrumbs. This super-comforting pie rivals the original meat recipe, especially as it’s super-easy and comparatively quick to put together.
This courgetti ‘spag bol’, from Amber Locke, has a lovely rich tomato sauce and you get a really great crunch from the walnuts. Ground cauliflower also makes a fun substitute for Parmesan. It’s a super-fresh, satisfying dish.
A fragrant, filling and hearty vegan chilli. The cannellini beans in Charlie Clapp’s recipe really soak up the beautiful flavours of paprika, cinnamon, coriander and cumin, and the roasted sweet potatoes add a bit of extra oomph.
This is a beautiful no-meat curry by Rebecca Rauter, with loads of different textures and delicious spicing. The chilli and garlic-fried spring greens are a mega side dish that take this hearty curry to the next level.
Soft steamed buns stuffed with Asian-style mushrooms and hoisin sauce – everyone will go mad for these whether they follow a vegan diet or not! Plus, they’re super-impressive and not too tricky to make.
These chickpea and sweetcorn burgers are packed with spices, herbs and a hit of lemon zest – they’re good for you and seriously satisfying. Serve them up with a fresh and crunchy green salad for the perfect balance.
With their gorgeous raspberry dip, these hot, crisp and sweet little vegan doughnuts are a fantastic naughty snack. The dairy-free batter is so simple to make and you can flavour the sugar coating with any spice you like.
Chocolate cake is a hit with everyone, so whether you’re vegan, gluten or dairy intolerant – or you just love a good cake – this recipe’s for you!
And if those aren’t enough, we’ve got plenty more to choose from:
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