Quick and Easy Vegan Dishes

Vegan cuisine can be ready in a snap with these quick and easy dinner recipes. Whether you're following a vegan lifestyle or just want healthy, low-fat alternatives, try quick and easy vegan dinner ideas tonight.

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Gingered Vegetable-Tofu Stir-Fry

Better Homes and Gardens

Use extra firm tofu for this recipe. It breaks apart less easily than regular or soft tofu.

Total: 30 mins

Broccoli Rabe over Polenta

Better Homes and Gardens

Broccoli rabe (also raab or rapini) is leafy green and related to cabbages and turnips. Popular in Italian cooking, it has mildly bitter flavor and crunchy texture that contrasts with the creaminess of polenta in this recipe.

Total: 30 mins

Lemon-Basil Pasta With Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

Grocery stores sell many combinations of frozen vegetables. Choose the one that strikes your fancy for this easy side dish.

Total: 25 mins

Ham with Leeks and Dilled Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 20 mins

Roasted Vegetable Medley

Better Homes and Gardens

Balsamic vinegar adds a flavorful glaze to the colorful vegetables in this side dish.

Ginger-Peanut Pasta Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Toss a medley of vegetables with corkscrew macaroni and a ginger-soy sauce for a make-ahead salad. The Asian-style dressing sets it apart from the usual potluck fare.

Asparagus Edamame and Parsley Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Declare a green day and serve this fresh asparagus, edamame and herb salad for your appetizer.

Total: 25 mins

Ham with Leeks and Dilled Potatoes

Midwest Living

Make this tasty one-pan meal in just 20 minutes. Pro tip: Finish off with shredded Havarti cheese with dill.

Total: 20 mins

Quick Roasted Asparagus

Diabetic Living

Roasting brings out the natural sugars in asparagus, making it a treat to eat. Serve this side dish with seafood, chicken, steak or pasta.

Spanish-style Fried Chickpeas

Parents

Chickpeas dusted with cumin, paprika and salt turn into a poppable treat once they're roasted. Try these for a snack instead of greasy chips.

Fennel-Mushroom Risotto

Better Homes and Gardens

For just-right creaminess, avoid peeking during cooking. To serve this side dish recipe as a main dish, top with slices of grilled chicken.

Nutty Tofu

Parents

This tofu meal is far from boring! Kids and grown ups alike with enjoy this hearty and nutritious mix of tofu, snow peas, carrots, brown rice, and delicious peanut sauce.

Total: 25 mins

Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Feel free to swap black beans for black-eyed peas if you prefer. Scoop up this bean salad with tortilla chips or spoon on top of grilled chicken or steak.

Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Pasta salad transforms from side to main dish when you toss in hearty roasted vegetables and fiber-rich beans.

Veggie Roll-Ups

Parents

Five ingredients, 10 minutes and zero oven time that's all you need for this vegetarian wrap sandwich!

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