Our 45 Best Vegan Recipes

Today's vegan menu now includes a tantalizing mix of faux meats, creamy non-dairy sauces and satisfying sweets.

Vegan Swedish Meatballs

"These are awesome! We like textured vegetable protein a lot in my house, and my little brother thought it was just so cool to be eating Swedish food."

-White Rose Child

Creamy Vegan Pesto Pasta With Broccoli

"Wow, this is truly a superior vegan cream sauce. The best I have had!"

-VegSocialWorker

Winter Squash, Chickpea & Lentil Stew

"This was divine. The saffron and cinnamon filled the house with a wonderful aroma. The flavors were phenomenal; I am in love with this dish!"

-Chef #628728

Vegan Pesto Sauce

This pesto is full of flavor, even without cheese! A handful of nutritional yeast gives you that cheesy taste while fresh basil adds its herbaceous aroma.

Vegan Ginger Cookies

"These are great! They're heaps better than any nonvegan ginger cookie I've tried as well."

-vege aromanth

Aloo Gobi

"This is probably the best aloo gobi I've ever made, and I've tried a bunch of recipes because it's one of my favorite Indian foods!"

-vegetara

Vegan Bacon

"It is amazing how much this recipe tastes like bacon. This totally satisfied my bacon craving!"

-unrulyhedgehog

Vegan Speedy Alfredo Style Sauce

"This was good, and I liked that it was vegan but free of soy. It was a satisfying sauce on some gluten-free spaghetti and broccoli!"

-Prose

Vegan French Toast

"Finally, I can eat French toast again! This is a really tasty and easy recipe that my entire family loves."

-KissKiss

Almond Feta Spread with Herb Oil

"This was absolutely amazing. I fed this to my non-vegan boyfriend and he loved it!"

-dianebc

Non-Dairy Orange Creamsicle

"I just recently went vegan so I am trying to find yummy things to eat to not feel deprived and this fit the bill. My husband liked it too!"

-dtgadgetgirl

Frosted Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes

"I love this recipe so much, I don't know where to begin. These cupcakes are absolutely delicious, and this recipe is easy!"

-golfpunk1

Vegan Sloppy Joes

"This was indeed really easy; just chop and simmer. This was a great way to use up my package of textured vegetable protein. Even my omnivorous parents liked this!"

-snarkycomments

Vegan Cheese Sauce

"This recipe gives great results, especially considering how quick and easy it is. It's perfect if you're short on time or energy."

-magpie diner

Mini Vegan Wellingtons

"These were delicious. I want to run out and feed them to my friends! The seasoning is perfect and they taste like a sausage roll."

-canthelpmyself

Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing

"The perfect Caesar salad dressing is right here! It'll be a regular for me."

-White Rose Child

5-Minute Vegan Pancakes

"Finally, an eggless pancake that doesn't taste like rubber and uses ingredients that I have in my pantry. The kids were eating them as fast as they were cooked!"

-Chef #380546

Vegan Chocolate Chip Bars

"These cookies turned out great. They were easy and my kids (and husband) loved them."

-867067

Vegan Cornbread

"This was a great vegan recipe. The flavor was terrific and the sweetness was just right."

-Chef #1400101

Spicy Veggie Burgers

"This is the first time I've ever made or eaten veggie burgers. I'm hooked! These were everything I had hoped they would be."

-Kim Petro

Minestrone

"This is a great minestrone — we soup lovers enjoyed it! The aroma alone is worth five stars. I could hardly wait to get this one to the table."

-Gerry

Vegan Cheesy Popcorn

"This is the best popcorn I've ever made. I loved that the flavor coated every kernel!"

-Prose

Fried Tofu

"Holy moly, this was wonderful! I've never made fried tofu before, but I will continue to do so. My entire family loved this recipe."

-Chef #819583

Barley Vegetable Soup

"This is a very delicious and filling soup recipe! The veggies all go very well together and add great flavor. The barley fills you up for the rest of the day."

-Lalaloula

Sweet Chili-Glazed Tofu with Bok Choy

"Wow, I really loved this! The tofu was cooked so perfectly. I'll always cook tofu like this from now on."

-sofie-a-toast

Vegan Sausage Patties

"These were easy to mix up, held together well and didn't crumble, and browned nicely. This is a great alternative to meat sausage; I'll make this recipe again!"

-kokeshi doll

Vegan Banana Nut Muffins

"This is a great vegan muffin! It was easy to make and had a great texture. I will definitely make this again."

-Prose

Easy Black Beans & Rice

"This was easy and yummy! I really liked the addition of the curry powder, which gave it a very unique flavor. This will be in my regular rotation."

-sconehead

Vegan Cheesy Lasagna

"This recipe was amazing! I made it for dinner with guests and everyone loved it. I can't believe a vegan dish tasted this good."

-Vinophile

Vegan Buttercream Frosting

"I was looking for a vegan icing for a birthday cake. This was quick, easy and absolutely delicious."

-kirielou

Healthy Vegan Chili

"Freezes wonderfully, so it's a great way to enjoy fresh summer veggies during chili season."

-draperdeb

Vegan Veggie Lasagna

"This lasagna is fantastic. I'm so impressed by the consistency of the tofu and how much it resembled ricotta cheese."

-Marina K

Skillet Gardener's Pie

"I love a good vegan recipe to throw into the mix and this one was fabulous. My family of meat eaters really enjoyed it and asked that I make it again."

-WildWaysPaige

Vegan Breakfast Sausages

"This recipe is a keeper. Turned out delicious and had a great texture. Next time I'm gonna add a tiny bit of pure maple syrup to make it more breakfasty."

-theprogressivemama

Vegan Meatloaf

"My sister shared some with me. I love it and will make one for myself soon."

-DragonShoes

Creamy Basil and Sun-Dried Tomato Vegan Pasta

"Newly vegan and have been looking for something to satisfy my dairy craving. This absolutely did the trick! It was delicious and felt like I was eating something creamy and off limits. This recipe is great as is but I will be using the sauce as a dip/spread with veggies and on sandwiches as well."

-Mel_C

Vegan "Chicken" Guacamole Tacos

"This recipe is very easy and all you need is a microwave! Use boca vegetarian nuggets!"

-Luckis Cheesecakes

Vegan Enchilada Casserole

"So filling and it is easy to make the enchiladas."

-WKernan

Vegan Chicken Pot Pie

"Nothing is better on a cold night than comfort food like pot pies. But with this recipe you will be asked to make it even on hot nights!"

-Ron H.

Vegan Thai Pizza

"A delicious, healthy and easy way to prepare vegan pizza."

-Culinary School Dro

Vegan Green Bean Casserole

"An allergy-friendly take on a Thanksgiving classic! Everyone loved it with Thanksgiving dinner, and no one minded that it was dairy-free and soy-free."

-nethope

Vegan Cheesy Rice & Cabbage Casserole

"We adjusted this recipe to include real cheese, tofu and our favorite tofu marinade. This recipe is a keeper for sure."

-Shannon C.

Vegan Lasagne

"Holy cow did this one surprise me. (Or should I say holy veggies!) We both LOVED it. The "soy sauce" on the top is delicious and really makes the dish - my husband would die if he knew he ate soy milk so let's hope he doesn't read this."

-FLKeysJen

Vegan Cauliflower "Chicken"

"A tasty poultry substitute."

-Sweet Potato Soul

Vegan Nori Pizzas

"This is such a creative recipe and tastes wonderful! Definitely my new favorite dish! If the pizza style is too messy, just roll it into a burrito :)"

-rolliepolie

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