17 Plant-Based Recipe Ideas you will love to try

by Carole John

Plant Based Recipe Ideas to Try

These 17 plant-based recipe ideas are not only perfect for family nights, but they are rich in flavors, and they are delicious too. We can guarantee that you will find one you like on this list.


1. Gingerly Noodle Salad

Plant-Based Recipe: Gingerly Noodle Salad

If you love pasta, you are going to love this. It is full of flavors. The main ingredients are fresh peeled ginger, scallions, soy sauce, lemon juice, sesame oil, vegetable oil, pepper, snow peas, and pasta. This recipe is good because it takes about 20 minutes to prepare. Full recipe at Food52

Plant- Based Recipe
Source: Food52

2. Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

These plant-based burritos are ideal for lunch or dinner. They are also straightforward to make and healthy. To make this, you will need brown rice, tortilla, beans, garlic, onion, chiles, tomatoes, cumin, chilli powder, paprika, and black pepper. Of course, the quantity varies according to the servings you want to make. See Forks over Knives.

Plant-Based Burrito recipe
Source: Forks Over Knives

3. Spinach -Potato Tacos

Why not add this to your plant-based recipe list? This is something to try on your Taco Tuesday or motivate you to start a Taco Tuesday tradition in your home. My family loved this. You will need taco shells, spinach, and potatoes. Full recipe at Forks over Knives

Tacos Plant-Based Recipe
Source: Forks over Knives

4. Plant- Based Recipe: Boiled Potato On Rye Bread

For those days when you are lazy, this is the perfect salad for you. You just need to cover your bread with slices of boiled potatoes and top it with herbs and alliums. You can vary the toppings to your liking. For instance, add some onions and herbs. After you prepare this takes about 5 minutes to make and you are good to go. See the full recipe at FOOD52. 

Easy to make snack
Source: FOOD52

5. Spiced Peanut Sweet Potato Salad

Plant-Based Recipe: Spiced Peanut Potato Salad

This is by far my favorite on the list for my tremendous love of sweet potatoes. I was able to follow the steps, and my family loved it. For this, you will need sweet potatoes, ginger, cinnamon, cumin, sesame seeds, dates, peanut butter, and parsley. However, you can vary the spices to your liking. see the full recipe at FOOD52

Spiced Peanut Potato Salad easy plant based recipe
Source: Food52

6. Lentil Vegetable Soup

This soup is rich in nutrients. It has a meaty texture of brown lentils. You will need onions, carrots, potatoes, lentils, tomatoes, vegetable broth, spinach, and salt and pepper. You can add other spices to your liking—full recipe at Forks over Knives. 

Best vegetable soup
Source: Forks Over Knives

7. Plant -Based Recipe: Stove -Top Vegan Macaroni and Cheese

If you are a lover of cheese, this recipe is for you. You will need cheese, potatoes, and cashews. The cashew nuts will add creaminess, and the Tumeric will add a yellow hue. This only takes 30 mins to prepare. Full recipe at Forks over knives

Plant- Based recipe: Macaroni and Cheese
Source: Forks over knives

8. “No-Tuna” Salad Sandwich

One of the easiest plant-based recipes to make. The flavors in this recipe come from capers and pickles. You can use any bread that you prefer. This will last 4-5 days in the fridge, ideal for a quick meal. Get the full recipe at Forks and Knives

Easy to make plant-based sandwich
Source: Forks and Knives

9. Instant Pot Rice Pilaf

Plant-Based Recipe: Instant Pot Rice Pilaf

This meal is not only easy, but it is also easy to make. It is ideal for meal prepping too. This will be ready in under 40 minutes. You can customize it by using the veggies that you like. You will need rice, onion and garlic, and veggies. See full recipe at -running on-Real Food. 

Source: Running on Real Food

10. Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Plant-Based Recipe: Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

This is perfect for a morning meal, and it is easy to make. Within 10 minutes, it is ready—more reason to try this plant-based recipe. The good thing is it can be made with the ingredients one has at home. To add flavor, it can be served with nuts and raisins. For this, you will need rolled oats, grated carrots, cinnamon, allspice, vanilla, almond milk, raisins, chia seeds, and maple syrup. Full recipe at Fit Foodie Finds

Overnight Oats Plant-Based Recipe
Source: Fit Foodie Finds

11. Spiced Sweet Potato Tacos

Plant-Based Recipe: Spiced Sweet Potato Tacos

This is both healthy and delicious. You will need black beans, lime crema, fresh avocado, and the toppings of your liking. For instance, you can top it with cilantro and onions. It is ideal for breakfast. Full recipe at Fit Foodie Finds

Whole food plant based recipe
Source: Fit Foodie Finds

12. Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps

This is an ideal meal for those busy days because it only takes 15 minutes to prepare. It is one of the best plant-based meals that you should try to enjoy with your family. You will need cauliflower, lettuce or kale, soft tofu, carrots, flour, cucumber, avocado, buffalo sauce, parsley, and lemon. Full recipe at Fit Foodie Finds

Source: Fit Foodie Finds

13. Black Bean Buritto Bowl

A bowl  full of goodness. It is delicious and healthy. This recipe can be made with rice, black beans, corn, and peppers. This can be enjoyed with rice and hot vegetables. Full recipe at Love & Good Stuff 

Vegan Meal Black Bean Burrito
Source: Love & Good Stuff

14. Healthy Pasta alla Norma

Another plant-based recipe that you will love to try. The full recipe is available at  COOKIE + kate 

Plant-Based Recipe: Healthy Pasta Alla Norma
Source: COOKIE + kate

15. Cauliflower Tinga Tacos

You will surely enjoy these Tacos. Full recipe at Choosing Chia

Easy to make Cauliflower Tinga Tacos
Source: Choosing Chia

16. Pineapple Vegetable Fried Rice

Plant-Based Recipe: Pineapple Vegetable Fried Rice 

For the lovers of rice, I guarantee you that this is irresistible. For this, you will need cooked rice, green peas, carrots, minced ginger, soy sauce, and pineapples and you are good to go. It is rich in flavors and it is also healthy. Get the full recipe at  Gimme Delicious

Vegetable Pineapple Fried Rice
Gimme Delicous

17. Roasted Cauliflower Brocolli Buddha Bowls

Plant-Based Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower Brocolli Buddha Bowls

I love this recipe particularly because it is low-carb. For this, you will need lemon roasted cauliflower, avocado, and steamed broccoli. Get the full recipe at -running on-Real Food

Low-carb Roasted Cauliflower Brocolli Buddha Bowls
Source: Running on Real Food

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