52 Budget Friendly Vegan Dinners That Taste Delicious

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Tasty plant-based meals that won't hurt your pocket.

1. Vegan Cheese Pasta Bake

via Jessicainthekitchen.com

Don't have anything delish for the weekend yet? This Vegan Cheese Pasta Bake is the perfect choice for a fun and hearty dinner or your holiday table!

2. Sweet N’ Spicy Vegan Black Bean Enchiladas

via Whitneyerd.com

If you're looking for a delicious meal loaded with sweet and spicy flavor then these vegan black bean enchiladas should be on your table.

3. Curry Roasted Cauliflower

via Budgetbytes.com

This dish is totally easy to make and fits on your weeknight budget meals. If you like cauliflowers, this one will blow your mind!

4. Vegan Tostadas

via Whitneyerd.com

Ever tried making vegan tostadas? With minimal ingredients, you'll enjoy these delicious tostadas that can be ready in less than 30 minutes!

5. Tomato and Arugula Balsamic Pasta

via Asaucykitchen.com

You don't need a lot of ingredients to make this tasty pasta. Plus, it's easy peasy!

6. Easy Vegan Chickpea Omelet

via Vegansandra.com

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack – you can have this gluten-free protein-rich omelet at any time of the day! It's a perfect camping food, as well!

7. Thai Peanut Veggie Sandwiches

via Godairyfree.org

These super-filling peanut veggie sandwiches are absolutely what you'll need for a loaded meal that's bursting with flavors.

8. Creamy Black Bean Taquitos

via Feastingnotfasting.com

These taquitos can be your favorite weeknight meal; or even finger food!

9. Vegetable Fajita Sheet Pan Dinner

via Thedomesticdietitian.com

This tasty vegan recipe can be made ready in under 30 minutes.

10. Quinoa Tacos

via Minimalistbaker.com

Want a smoky a savory meal? Give these tacos a try – and don't forget to throw a lot of spices in the quinoa.

11. Filled savory pancakes

via Vegansandra.com

Everyone knows how filling pancakes are. But how much more if it literally has fillings?

12. Pad Thai

via Lazycatkitchen.com

Want to make your own version of perfect pad thai? With this recipe, you can use whatever vegetables you have in your kitchen.


via Whitneyerd.com

Thanks to tart green apples and tangy white wine vinegar, this vegan lentil-and-quinoa salad is filled with flavor!

14. One-Hour Shepherd's Pie

via Minimalistbaker.com

With a handful of ingredients and 60 minutes preparation, you can make this delicious shepherd's pie that will surely make you want some more.

15. Freekeh and Black Bean Salad with Lime Cilantro Dressing

via Triadtowellness.com

Craving for a hearty vegan salad? This one's dairy-free, nut-free, and worth trying!

16. Pizza Pockets

via Daiyafoods.com

Have a tasty and ooey-gooey meal with these Pizza Pockets. For the base of these sammies, use pita bread.

17. Healthy Chickpea “Chicken” Salad

via Wholelivinglauren.com

Salad for dinner? Spice it up with faux-chicken made of chickpeas and you'll see that it's exactly what you actually want.

18. Vegan Sweet Potato Mac N' Cheese

via Whitneyerd.com

A nutty and savory vegan sweet potato mac n' cheese that is packed with nutrients – and of course, deliciousness!

19. Easy Vegan Falafel Burgers

via Veganricha.com

Burgers aren't burgers without patties. So, make these falafel patties using only a few ingredients that you might even already have in your fridge!

20. Pita Tostadas With Butternut Squash, Black Beans, and Avocado

via Camillestyles.com

Did you read the word “pita?” The crust of this dish is made from pita bread — no need for dough. Easy? Definitely!

21. Curried Chickpea & Carrot Burgers

via Simplyquinoa.com

Jam-packed with tons of spices, these chickpea and carrot burgers are super simple to make.

22. Easy Vegan Chili

via Frommybowl.com

This vegan chili recipe makes an inexpensive yet tasty weeknight meal.

23. Vegetable Samosa Recipe

via Whitneyerd.com

Made with whole grain flatbread and just a few ingredients, these vegetable samosa flatbreads are easy to make and undeniably delicious!

24. Meal Prep Chipotle Tofu Quinoa Bowls

via Simplyquinoa.com

With chipotle baked tofu, avocado, tomatoes and more, these healthy quinoa bowls are flavorful. Not to mention — has tons of protein.

25. Almond Butter Noodles

via Thestingyvegan.com

Craving for noodles? Have this creamy and nutty noodles for a weeknight dinner with this recipe.

26. Easy Vegan Red Lentil Dal

via Simplyquinoa.com

This easy-to-make vegan red lentil dal is a flavorful, plant-powered meal that can be ready in under 20 minutes.

27. Buffalo Chickpea Wraps

via Passtheplants.com

Spare the taco shells. Use lettuce for a cheaper and healthier version of your favorite tacos.

28. Vegan Fried Rice

via Oneingredientchef.com

There are three things you can say for this recipe: simple, comforting, and delicious.

29. Easy Thai Peanut Tofu Noodles

via Whitneyerd.com

Whether you're very fond of Asian recipes or just simply want to try some, these Thai peanut tofu noodles are for you. It's easy to make, flavorful, and totally delicious.

30. Vegan Jackfruit Enchiladas Verde

via Simplyquinoa.com

Topped with a homemade enchilada verde sauce, these amazing jackfruit enchiladas are just irresistible.

31. Sheet Pan Mexican Veggie Dinner

via Hummusapien.com

On just one sheet pan, make your entire scrumptious meal in your oven. Don't know how? This recipe says it all.

32. Creamy Garlicky Potatoes With Kidney Beans

via Vegansandra.com

Potatoes + kidney beans + cream = heaven in a bowl!

33. Roasted New Potatoes and Lentils

via Occasionallyeggs.com

This dish can be used as a side or an entire meal over a handful of greens.

34. 3-Ingredient Vegan BBQ Pulled Pork

via Simplyquinoa.com

Using just 3 ingredients, this recipe is so simple to make. Plus, it only takes about 20 minutes to cook.

35. Corn Fritters

via Thestingyvegan.com

You can eat these fritters over greens, in a bun like a burger, or even on their own.

36. Blackened Tempeh, Avocado, and Charred Corn Salad

via Mydarlingvegan.com

Salad dreams? Avocado, tempeh, and corn are what they're actually made of.

37. Easy Vegetable and Dumpling Soup

via Vegansandra.com

Don't know what else to do with your bag of flour? Tae this recipe and make some healthy soup dumplings for a filling dinner.

38. Red Lentil + Beet Baked Falafels

via Whitneyerd.com

Packed with nutritious ingredients, these red lentils and beet baked falafels are so easy to make and flavorful.

39. Protein Packed, Twice-Baked Potatoes

via Passtheplants.com

You don't deserve to just drool over these twice-baked potatoes. Make them and satisfy yourself.

40. Tempeh, Lettuce & Tomato (TLT) Sandwich

via Whitneyerd.com

Made with sprouts, tomato, shredded carrots tempeh, lettuce, and vegan mayo his tasty “TLT” sandwich has all you need for a scrumptious meal.

41. Mexican Tortilla Roll-Ups

via Thestingyvegan.com

These roll-ups are also known as pinwheel sandwiches. Great for finger-food meals with friends or even late night dinners.

42. Veggie Rice Bowl Recipe

via Realfood.tesco.com

Don't have much time to prepare for dinner? This super -easy recipe gives a delicious vegan feast especially when you're short with time. In just 15 minutes, you can have this loaded stir-fry of veggies, rice, and spices.

43. Vegan Burger

via Jamieoliver.com

These vegan corn burgers are healthy, flavorful, an satisfying.

44. Sesame Tempeh Bowls

via Budgetbytes.com

These Sesame Tempeh Bowls are a great vegan alternative to your favorite sesame chicken. In just 20 minutes, you have yourself a savory meal for dinner.

45. Salad Bar Vegetable Lo Mein

via Budgetbytes.com

This Salad Bar Vegetable Lo Mein is what you need for a fast, easy, and satisfying meal.

46. 6-Ingredient Easy Lentil Tacos

via Chelseyamernutrition.com

Nothing beats a smoky, spicy, and SIMPLE 6-Ingredient Easy Lentil Tacos on Taco Tuesday!

47. Summer Corn Pasta Salad

via Whitneyerd.com

Packed with plant-based protein from black beans, whole grains, and nut cheese, this easy summer salad is bursting with flavor! Add some tri-color cherry tomatoes and sweet corn for more colors and added nutrients.

48. Italian Broccoli, Barley, and Beans

via Eatreallivewell.com

Using ingredients that might actually be already in your pantry right now, this simple recipe is the literal answer to “Spring Clean Your Kitchen.”

49. Black Bean Pasta Salad with Spicy Cashew Romesco

via Eatreallivewell.com

Add the items you'll need for this recipe to this weekend’s grocery list and get to making this quick and easy dish on your busiest day this coming week.

50. Southwest Edamame Salad

via Whitneyerd.com

Edamame salad is very common in plant-powered athletes' meals because of its protein load. Power yourself too with this inexpensive yet flavorful and healthy dish.

51. Completely Vegan Lentil Burger

via Beautifuleatsandthings.com

Using lentils and mushrooms, these burgers allow you to enjoy the classic fave but in a healthier way.

52. Easy Vegan Meatballs

via Whitneyerd.com

Enjoy dinner with these vegan meatballs that look and taste very similar to the Italian classic.

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