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This list has over 30 vegan dinner ideas – make any of these delicious vegan recipes ahead of time for a healthy, quick, and easy meal that won’t break the bank!

Whether you’re vegan or not, we can all agree: cutting down our meat intake as a planet can only be a good thing.

Eating a more plant-based diet is a fantastic way to save money, eat more vegetables, and reduce your impact on the environment.

What makes a good vegan dinner recipe?

When I look for inspiration for vegan dinner ideas, I look for recipes that include:

  • A protein source (i.e. tofu, tempeh, beans, legumes, nuts, or a meat-substitute)
  • A large portion of vegetables (obviously, these are good for your health – but more vegetables will also keep you fuller for longer!)
  • A carbohydrate source (i.e. potato, a grain, sometimes pasta)
  • A delicious sauce to tie everything together – not essential, but it definitely helps!

A good vegan dinner recipe provides a balanced, nutritious meal that leaves you feeling satisfied but not over-full.

Recipe from Hey Nutrition Lady

Vegan Dinner Ideas Everyone Will Love:

Vegan Meal Prep Dinner Ideas

 A wonderfully spiced rice dish mixed with vegetables and fresh falafels.

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A protein-packed coconut curry that gets even better the following day - perfect for meal prepping for a week of vegan delicious-ness!

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A fun twist on traditional enchiladas, this one-pot bowl is the perfect vegan dinner recipe for prepping one night to save money on time on meals for the week.

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This instant-pot recipe is perfect for making over the stove and storing in the fridge to have hot or cold.

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Yum - how good does this tikka masala look! One of my absolute favorite vegan dinner recipes.

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A healthy soup packed with vegetables for a light but nutritious dinner.

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Another easy, low-calorie vegan meal prep idea for dinner or lunch.

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Taco bowls with a twist - the addition of quinoa and chickpeas give these bowls an extra dose of protein.

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This beautiful white bean soup is perfect to meal prep, and only intensifies in flavour as the days go by!

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One of the fungi lovers - this mushroom goulash is a meal prep recipe I could eat over and over again.

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Burrito bowls are one of my favourite meals of all time - and these quinoa bowls are perfect for making ahead of time.

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Veggie heaven - this sheet pan recipe is so easy to make ahead of time for a quick, healthy dinner in minutes.

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Meal prep recipes don't always have to be set 'recipes' - you can just throw together some delicious vegetables and keep the leftovers in the fridge for when you next need them.

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Sweet potatoes and lentils in a curry are just a match made in heaven.

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This summer ratatouille looks so beautiful - look at all those colours! Another one of those meal prep ideas you could make over and over again, adapting according to what you fancy each evening.

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Never sure exactly how to cook tempeh? This sweet and sour recipe is a fantastic meal prep idea for anyone craving a healthy-take on a chinese!

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This slow cooker chilli is great for anyone who wants a healthy meal prep recipe that they can cook and go - you simply need to add the ingredients to your slow cooker and leave it to do its thing.

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For delicious summery meal prep ideas, look no further than this fresh Asian pasta salad with sesame and ginger - yum!

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These instant pot noodles are making me hungry - with a yummy Thai peanut sauce and plenty of veg, this is a perfect healthy meal prep go-to.

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Another delicious meal prep idea that you can make ahead of time and leave in your fridge to grab-and-go whenever you're hungry!

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These vegan balls look so good - and so versatile! Anyone who's looking for vegan meal prep ideas they can put in virtually any recipe will love having a batch of these on hand.

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A lentil dal is one of my ultimate go-to meal prep ideas, and this super easy recipe is perfect whether you've cooked with lentils for years or are a total newbie.

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Another burrito bowl recipe (did you get the hint that this is the perfect meal prep cuisine yet?!), this time with spicy black beans.

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A hearty one-pot lentil bolognese sauce that can be made ahead and served with spaghetti or a baked potato for a quick and easy meal prep idea.

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These black bean burgers are perfect for making ahead of time and freezing so you've always got something healthy at home ready to cook.

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You NEED to try this jackfruit bolognese - words can't describe how good it is. Make a big batch - you'll want seconds (and thirds)...

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Orange tofu and chickpeas? Sign me up. A super easy, healthy meal prep idea.

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