22 Easy Vegan Dinner Recipes for School Nights (2024)

Are you looking for easy vegan dinner recipes now that the kids are back in school? Then look no further! I’ve got you covered with 22 simple vegan recipes that are perfect for the whole family. Lots of one pot recipes as well as pasta and rice dishes!

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you probably know that I absolutely LOVE easy vegan dinner recipes! We’re all busy with life, so we need easy and healthy recipes that are ready in no time!

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This roundup includes:

  • vegan pasta recipes (for example several one pot pasta recipes, lemon spaghetti, roasted red bell pepper pasta, and so much more!)
  • many vegan one pot recipes using pasta or quinoa
  • some vegan Instant Pot recipes (for example Instant Pot risotto)
  • several vegan rice dishes (how do Thai pineapple fried rice or vegan jambalaya with beans sound?)
  • kid-friendly vegan recipes such as vegan chicken nuggets, summer rolls, or vegan gnocchi
  • some easy and comforting vegan soups
  • and sooo much more!

So let’s get started with the deliciousness!

Just click on the heading above each photo to see the actual recipe.

1. Creamy Vegan One Pot Pasta with Coconut Milk and Red Curry Paste

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I absolutely LOVE pasta and I love quick and easy meals! So this Asian style vegan one pot pasta with coconut milk and red curry paste is absolutely perfect. It’s my favorite meal for weeknight dinners.Easy, healthy, and so incredibly delicious and creamy.

2. Lemon Spaghetti with Spinach

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I’m a huge fan of one pot meals! So these lemon spaghetti, or spaghetti al limone, are just perfect for me. We’ve had this recipe so many times already and still can’t get enough of them. The lemon spaghetti are actually more of a summer recipe, but I also love eating them in the winter.

3. Vegan One Pot Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes

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If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you probably know that I got a thing for vegan one pot pasta or one pot meals in general! This vegan one pot pasta with spinach and tomatoes is another great example. It’s super easy to make, incredibly healthy, packed with flavor, and SO delicious!! It’s one of my favorite meals for busy weeknights.

4. Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

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This vegan roasted red pepper pasta is super easy to make and it’s SO comforting! The sauce is packed with flavor and it’s incredibly creamy. I love serving it with fettuccine and sprinkle it with fresh parsley and red pepper flakes. BIG yum!!

5. Cajun Jambalaya Pasta

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If you love the aromatic flavors of traditional jambalaya then this cajun jambalaya pasta recipe is for you! It’s the perfect comfort food and it comes together super quickly.

6. Cauliflower Bolognese Sauce

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This cauliflower Bolognese sauce is not only super easy to make but it’s also incredibly healthy! Instead of ground meat, the recipe calls for cauliflower. Yes! Cauliflower! It’s such an incredible vegetable! As all my recipes, the cauliflower Bolognese is 100 % vegan. Besides, it’s also gluten-free and low in calories.

7. Spinach Artichoke Pasta

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This spinach artichoke pasta is the ultimate comfort food! It’s super easy to make, incredibly creamy, and completely vegan! It makes such a delicious weeknight meal!

8. Mushroom Bourguignon

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This vegan mushroom bourguignon is the perfect veggie alternative to the traditional French stew that is made with beef. For an extra boost of flavor, this mushroom bourguignon is cooked in the slow cooker or Instant Pot, which makes the recipe incredibly easy! If you like mushrooms, you will LOVE this hearty mushroom sauce with fettuccine!

9. Broccoli Pesto Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

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This broccoli pesto with pasta and cherry tomatoes is one of my favorite weeknight meals! It’s super easy to make, incredibly delicious, and packed with nutrients. Perfect for pasta lovers! I usuallymake my own pesto using fresh herbs and nuts. If you have a good food processor or blender, it’s super easy to make your own!

10. One Pan Mexican Quinoa

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This one pan Mexican quinoa with black beans and corn is super easy to make, packed with protein, and so comforting! It’s the perfect dinner recipe for busy days! I love eating it with fresh parsley and avocado.

11. Vegan Burrito Bowl with Quinoa

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This vegan burrito bowl with quinoa makes the perfect weeknight dinner. It’s super easy to make, healthy, and packed with protein. Besides, it’s vegan and gluten-free. It’s one of my all-time favorite vegan dinner recipes, so I can’t wait to share it with you!

12. Quinoa Soup with Kale and Potatoes

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This quinoa soup with kale, potatoes, and carrots has been one of my favorite soups for a really long time. It’s super easy to make, packed with nutrients, and so yummy! Besides, it’s of course vegan and also gluten-free!

13. Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

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This Thai pineapple fried rice is one of my favorite recipes for busy days! It’s super easy to make, healthy, and so yummy. Plus, it’s SO colorful! Eating this pineapple rice will be like taking a trip to Thailand!

14. Vegan Jambalaya with Beans

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This vegan jambalaya with beans and vegetables is the ultimate comfort food from the South! It’s super easy to make, so delicious, and packed with nutrients!

15. Instant Pot Risotto with Mushrooms

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This instant pot risotto with mushrooms, peas, and cherry tomatoes makes such a delicious and easy weeknight dinner! It’s super creamy, comforting, and 100 % vegan! And the best thing is that your instant pot does all the work for you in only 6 minutes of cooking time!

16. Vegetable Potato Fritters

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These potato fritters with red lentils are super easy to make and so delicious! They’re best with spicy sriracha mayonnaise. The recipe for these fritters is of course 100 % vegan!

17. Summer Rolls with Mango and Mint and Peanut Sauce

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These rice paper rolls with mango and mint are the perfect light dinner for hot summer days. They’re healthy, fresh, low in calories, and super delicious!

18. Vegan Chicken Nuggets

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You’re gonna love these vegan chicken nuggets made with chickpeas and a crispy cornflakes crust! They’re super easy to make, pretty healthy, and SOOO delicious. Vegan comfort food at its best!

19. Vegan Gnocchi with Spinach and Tomatoes

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These vegan gnocchi with a creamy cashew sauce, spinach, and tomatoes are the perfect weeknight meal. It’s super easy to make and incredibly comforting! And it’s ready in only 15 minutes!

20. Easy Vegan Chickpea Curry

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This easy vegan chickpea curry with potatoes, peas, and carrots is perfect for quick weeknight dinners! It’s one of my all-time favorite vegan dinner recipes! So yummy!

21. Vegan Corn Chowder with Potatoes

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This vegan corn chowder with potatoes is super creamy and so comforting! It’s the perfect soup for spring and summer! Besides, it makes such a great and healthy vegan dinner! And it’s very budget-friendly!

22. Vegan Crab Cakes

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These vegan crab cakes are super delicious and very easy to make. They make such a great vegan fish alternative!

I LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU GUYS!

I hope you like these vegan dinner recipes as much as we do around here! Vegan dinners definitely don’t have to be boring or complicated. What’s your favorite recipe?

If you give any of these recipes a try, I’d love to know what you think about it. Justleave me a commentbelow. Your comments really make my day!

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Sina – xx

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