32 Vegan Classics You Should Try To Cook

Calling all vegans!

Calling all vegan! This list of vegan classics is crafted for you.

1.  Crispy Falafels

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Savory, crunchy, and very flexible. This dish can be paired with your choice of greens.

2. Sheet Pan Roasted Vegetables

The answer is yes, there is a better way to roast vegetables, and it involves all of the herbs. Namely, oregano, crushed rosemary, thyme, and basil. Recipe here.
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Looking for a better method of roasting vegetables? This dish encompasses all kinds of herbs such as basil, thyme, oregano, and crushed mary.

3. Cauliflower BBQ Pizza

Cheese is anything but essential to making a great-tasting pizza. This one's savory, sweet, and just a little crispy from the roasted cauliflowers. Recipe here.
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Sweet, savory, and crispy. This pizza brings in a whole new different flavor.

4. Vegan Meatballs

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A dish every vegan must try. Giant meatballs on top of a twirling pasta!

5. Tempeh Reuben

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A flexible non-animal source of protein, which you can sweeten up to produce orange tempeh or utilize liquid smoke for a spicy flavor.

6. Eggplant, Caramelized Onion, And Tomato Pasta

Heat + eggplants and onions = Delicious, sweet, caramelized vegetables that perfectly complement tangy tomato sauce. Recipe here.
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Caramelized, sweet, and delicious, a dish perfect for that tangy tomato sauce.

7. Vegetarian tofu scramble

It's filling, easy to whip up with whatever's in your fridge, and goes perfectly with starchy vegetables or wrapped up in a tortilla. Recipe here.
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A filling dish that you can wrap up in a tortilla or combine with starchy veggies.

8. Zuppa Toscana

Ideal for a cozy weeknight in (or when you just have a sack full of potatoes you need to get rid of 😅). Use full-fat coconut milk for the creamiest results. Recipe here.
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A perfect dish for an intimate weeknight.

9. Mac & Cheese

Replicates that tangy cheesy flavor of all the best boxed mac 'n' cheese. (God bless nutritional yeast). Recipe here.
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Resembles the tangy cheesy taste of the best mac ‘n' cheese in town.

10. Balsamic Roasted Potatoes With Asparagus

Add in sweet potatoes, parsnips, or other root vegetables to liven up this one-pan side dish. Recipe here.
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A one-pan side dish that allows you to add in parsnips, sweet potatoes, and other root veggies.

11. Tortilla Soup With Avocado

A quick soup recipe that'll actually fill you up. Recipe here.
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A soup that can easily make you feel full.

12. Vegan Chili

The ideal recipe for making in large portions and reheating later. Recipe here.
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Cook in large portions, store, and reheat later.

13. Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Texture is a huge part of the eating experience, and thankfully this sauce replicates the smooth and creamy feel of the non-vegan stuff pretty accurately. Recipe here.
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Enjoy your Alfredo recipe using this cauliflower Alfredo sauce.

14. Fried Rice

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Create a colorful mix of veggies on your fried rice.

15. Lemony Quinoa Brussels Sprouts Salad

Awesome on its own (maybe with a drizzle of tahini!) or as a base for all your meals. Recipe here.
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Citrusy and oh so yummy!

16. Potato And Onion Omelette

Thanks to chickpea flour, you can get a hearty serving of protein with every bite. (And have an answer for every time your friends ask you how you're getting your protein 🙃.) Recipe here.
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The best omelet for vegans.

17. Buddha Bowl

There's really no wrong way to put together a buddha bowl. Just throw in some protein, vegetables, and grains, and you're good to go. Here's one recipe to get you started.
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A big bowl of flavorful dish.

18. Lasagna With Hummus Tofu Ricotta

You could technically buy a vegan ricotta substitute, or you can make this lasagna with vegan tofu-hummus ricotta that is somehow able to perfectly replicate the dairy stuff. Pro tip: Make extra tofu ricotta to snack on later. Recipe here.
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This dish is just so hard to ignore!

19. Vegan Nacho Cheese

An ample serving of nutritional yeast and a tablespoon of white miso give this vegan cheese the flavorful kick you won't find in many grocery store vegan cheeses. And of course, if you want something less intense, you can simply use less nutritional yeast. Recipe here.
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Nachos, potatoes, and all sorts of foods you want to dip in this cheesy recipe. Bring them all in!

20. Vegan Beef Stroganoff

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An extra creamy and tasty sauce.

21. Miso, Spinach, And Mushroom Ramen

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Dive into this irresistible dish and you will surely feel full in no time.

22. Sloppy Joes

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Best dish for parties.

23. Parmesan Cheese

Takes just four ingredients and less than five minutes of your time. Recipe here.
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The cheese with many uses.

24. Italian Eggplant Sandwich

Because not every meat replacement has to involve beans. Recipe here.
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Tastes like chicken sandwich.

25. Baked Tofu Nuggets

Crispy tofu cubes are great as a snack, or added to stir-frys, salads, and other bowls. Recipe here.
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Crunchy and simply delicious.

26. Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

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This dish is very much like chicken wings.

27. Easy Peanut Noodles

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Simply amazing. Wondering how this actually tastes!

28. Beef-Style Stew

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Unexpected guests? Serve this dish!

29. Raw Blueberry Cheesecake

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Dessert, anyone?

30. Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

What you're gonna do is this: Mix up a grain, a bean, and some vegetables. Stuff them into peppers. Sprinkle with cheese. Roast at 350°F for about 25 — 30 minutes. Enjoy. Feel free to make it up as you go along. This recipe uses quinoa instead of a grain, this one has a Greek spin, and this one goes really wild, stuffing tomatoes instead of peppers. WHOA.
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A filling and delicious dish that is hard to resist.

31. Classic Egg Salad

There are tons of variations on egg salad, but this classic version is a great starter recipe. You can also make it with Greek yogurt and/or avocado. Spread it on some toast and voila! Lunch.
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Pile them up in layers.

32. Simple Spinach Frittata

Frittatas: Easy to make, good hot or cold, and a perfect way to use up leftover vegetables. This recipe is for a spinach frittata but you can make it with different vegetables using the same basic technique. Here's a lighter, no-cheese recipe.
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A nutrient-filled dish that is easy to prepare.

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