29 quick vegan recipes
Try our best plant-based recipes ready in half an hour for meat-free midweek meals to impress your vegan (and non-vegan) friends
Looking for quick and easy vegan recipes for midweek? Try one of these easy vegan recipes, all ready in under 30 minutes, then check out more of our quick recipes such as quick Thai green curry, quick tamarind potato curry and quick courgette lasagne.
If you're looking for other vegan recipes, check out our best ever vegan recipes here including vegan curries, vegan salads and more ideas. For something heartier, check out our vegan comfort food recipes.
For meat-free ingredient ideas, try our tofu recipes and jackfruit recipes. We also have our best dairy-free dinner recipes, vegan drinks and guide on how to follow a plant-based diet.
Quick and easy vegan ideas
Miso chickpeas and avocado on toast
Liven up avocado on toast by adding miso chickpeas for a speedy vegan brunch, ready in just 15 minutes.
Warm hummus with pine nuts, raisins and olives
Need a quick and easy vegan starter or party snack? Top hummus with pine nuts, raisins and olives then serve with flatbreads and let everyone tuck in.
Gazpacho sauce spaghetti
Want a crowdpleasing vegan pasta dish that’s ready in just 15 minutes? Toss spaghetti with a fiery tomato gazpacho sauce tonight.
Tomato, lemongrass and rice soup
Use up tinned chopped tomatoes and infuse with punchy spices to create this nutritious vegan soup.
Aubergine teriyaki bowls
Our 30-minute vibrant vegan recipe is packed with fresh flavours of crunchy radishes, firery ginger and zesty lime.
Green Thai tofu curry
Looking for a quick and easy vegan curry recipe? Try our Thai curry with smoked tofu and plenty of crunchy veg, ready in 25 minutes and low in calories.
Tofu fried rice
Check out our vegan fried rice with smoked tofu. Make this quick and easy recipe for a low-calorie midweek meal for two.
Vegan pancakes with mixed berry compote
Check out our fluffy pancakes with vibrant berry compote. This indulgent vegan brunch recipe is easy to make and ready in under 30 minutes.
Quick vegan shiitake ramen
In need of a healthy yet warming midweek meal? Try our low calorie, vegan miso shiitake mushroom ramen for an easy dinner for two.
Try one of our other noodle soup recipes here...
Steamed aubergines with peanut dressing
Try this quick and easy aubergine recipe with punchy peanut dressing. Serve this simple vegan recipe under 100 calories for a delicious hot or cold side dish.
Quick vegan Thai green curry
Creamy, delicately spiced Thai-style curry is a crowdpleaser and this one only takes 15 minutes to make. Try this vegan curry for an easy midweek meal.
Californian tofu scramble
Check out our vegan breakfast recipe with smoked tofu, punchy chilli and pan fried courgette. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this easy recipe is a quick brunch idea.
Heritage tomato and pangritata salad
Make this vibrant and juicy tomato recipe from chef Jon Beeharry's restaurant in East London, Sapling. At Sapling, this salad is served with shiso leaves but mint will work just as well. It's easy to make and ready in just 15 minutes.
Spicy lentil burgers
Check out our quick and easy vegan burger recipe with spicy lentils. Ready in just 30 minutes, these punchy patties make a super simple summer recipe for four. Try more vegetarian burger recipes here...
Falafel, beetroot and hummus grain bowl
Make our colourful vegan bowl with falafel, crunchy beets and warm grains for an easy midweek meal. This recipe is easy to make and ready in just 25 minutes.
Mexican salad tortilla bowls
Check out these vibrant vegan Mexican salad bowls. This quick and easy recipe is super fresh and has just the right amount of spice and zing – ready in 20 minutes.
Wholewheat spaghetti with long-stemmed broccoli, chilli and lemon
Try our recipe for wholewheat spaghetti with long-stemmed broccoli, chilli and lemon. This vegan dish is quick and easy to make and packed with flavour. Plus, it's pasta for under 500 calories – yes please!
Roasted courgette, chickpea and lemon salad
Check out this quick and easy vegan salad recipe with roasted courgettes and crunchy chickpeas tossed in punchy harissa. It's ready in 20 minutes and low in calories too.
Orzo deli salad
Our simple vegan orzo salad recipe combines crunchy red onion with sweet SunBlush tomatoes and is low in calories, too.
Hummus, kale and coriander noodles
Check out this easy vegan salad recipe with crunchy kale, fiery ginger and topped with a creamy hummus and peanut butter dressing – an easy midweek meal for two.
Avocado hummus, falafel and broad bean baguettes
These simple sandwiches are packed with creamy hummus, vibrant broad beans and flavoursome falafel, a perfect lunchtime vegan meal.
15-minute vegan moussaka bowls
Try this easy alternative to oven-baked moussaka. Ready in just 15 minutes, these vegan bowls contain the flavours and textures of a slow-cooked moussaka, without the wait.
Tuscan bean and barley stew
Our quick vegan recipe for Tuscan bean and barley stew is a perfect one to have on hand for a quick midweek meal. It's ready in 30 minutes, serves 4 and is under 200 calories. You can use any leafy greens for this, just whatever you have around.
Miso soup with crispy smoked tofu
This vegan, gluten free miso soup with crispy smoked tofu is a perfect low calorie midweek meal, it's warming, cleansing and super easy to make.
Vegan szechuan noodles
Check out this recipe for punchy cold szechuan noodles. This easy vegan dish is super simple to make and it's low in calories.
Smoky mushroom and walnut-stuffed portobellos
These stuffed mushrooms work well as quick and easy vegan burgers, put them into buns with hummus, salad leaves and roasted red peppers.
Why not give one of our veggie burgers a go? We have healthy vegan ones, too.
Soba noodle salad with teriyaki mushrooms
This quick and easy soba noodle salad with teriyaki mushrooms is vegan friendly, ready in 30 minutes, and under 300 calories. A healthy midweek vegan meal for two.
Griddled purple sprouting broccoli with peppers and walnuts
This vegan-friendly recipe for griddled purple sprouting broccoli with peppers and walnuts is quick and easy to make and under 300 calories. A great side dish to serve at a dinner party.
Coconut and peanut aubergine curry
Try our creamy coconut and peanut aubergine curry, it's vegan, under 300 calories and ready in just 30 minutes, making it the perfect comforting meal to make midweek.
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